Obit: Van Huizen, Theresa (1873 - 1941)

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Surnames: Van Huizen, Bosch, Kane, McMahon

----Sources: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 01/09/1941

Van Huizen, Theresa (8 NOV 1873 - 6 JAN 1941)

Theresa Van Huizen, wife of Jerry Van Huizen of this city (Owen, Clark Co., Wis.), was laid to rest Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 8, in the Riverside Cemetery, having passed away at her home on Jan. 6, 1940, after a long, hard illness.

Mrs. Van Huizen had been confined to her home and was unable to enjoy life for the past many months suffering from a dreadful disease. She, despite her illness was a fine, patient and tried hard to fight off the incurable illness.

Theresa Bosch was born Nov. 8, 1873 at Schwenning-Boders, Germany. Both her parents are deceased..

When a young girl she came to America, where she made her new home and settled in this vicinity, first residing at Marshfield, where she met and married Patrick Kane on Nov. 9, 1891.

Fifteen years later she was again united in marriage to Jerry Van Huizen on Dec. 4, 1907, at Rockford, N.D. About a year later Mr. and Mrs. Van Huizen moved to Owen where they have since made their home.

She was a devoted church worker and was an honorary member of the American Legion.

Mrs. Van Huizen is survived by her husband; a daughter, Mabel Kane of Dallas, Tex.; and a step-daughter, Jenny McMahon of Portage, a sister and brother, Mamie and Andrew Bosch of Marshfield; and her many friends, whom she enjoyed.

Funeral services were conducted from the Griebenow funeral parlors, with Rev. J.H. Rostad and Elder Michalenko of Bethel officiating at the services.

Pallbearers were members of the Owen chapter of the American Legion.

Those from away who attended the services were Mrs. Ruth Mickel of Wausau; Rudolph Duursman, Lafayette, Ind.; Floyd Vanderbilt of Oxford; Mr. and Mrs. John DeBilt of Withee ; Mabel Kane of Dallas Kane of Dallas, Tex.; and Mr. and Mrs. N.J. Anderson of Antigo.



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