Obit: Gehrt, Amelia (1866 - 1934)

Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon

----Source: The Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.)


Mrs. Gehrt, whose maiden name was Amelia Krueger, was the wife of Herman Gehrt of Pine Valley Township. She was born in Germany on April 27, 1866. Shortly after their marriage they came to this country arriving in the year 1891. For two years they lived in Neillsville and then moved onto their farm about 5 miles southwest of Neillsville.

Six children were born to them: Mary (Christian) Mohr of Pine Valley, Otto, Willie and Martha at the home place, Elsie (Arthur) Berger of Neillsville, and Emma of Milwaukee. Mrs. Gehrt was one of the charter members of Zion Reformed Church of which she was a faithful member at the time of her death.

Mrs. Gehrt has been afflicted with asthma for many years and when pneumonia set in about a week ago, it caused her death last Monday evening, April 9, 1934 at 6:50. She was 67 years, 11 months and 12 days. She leaves her husband, six children, five grandchildren, Albert, Ernest and Agnes Mohr, Arvid and Robert Berger, and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 12, at 1 p.m. at the home and 2 p.m. at Zion Reformed Church, Rev. E. H. Vornholt conducting the services.

(Added note: Names of Amelia’s grandchildren were added by Dolores, a great-granddaughter.)



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