The death records are from here:
MRS. LAURA WACHLIN
Mrs. Laura "Wachlin, 69, died Friday
morning at the- home of her
daughter, Mrs. B. B. Mayerhoff, 1108
W. Prospect-ave, after an Illness of
six months. In July Mrs. "Wachlin
underwent an operation from which
she never recovered.
Mrs. Wachlin came to the United
States with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. August Neumann, from Marienherg,
West Preusen, Germany, at
the age of 12, and settled In Chicago.
She married Henry Wachlin, and in
1877 they moved to Appleton.
Survivors are four daughters, Mrs.
Henry Harp, Milwaukee; Mrs. B. E.
Mayerhoff, Mrs. Benjamin J. Pekarske,
and Mrs. Andrew Smith, all of
Appleton; two sons, Emil Wachlin,
Appleton, and Arthur Wachlin of
Black Creek; fourteen, grandchildren
and three great grandchildren; three
sisters, Mrs. Carl Schultz,, Chicago;
Mrs. George Wolff and Mrs. Henry
Bush, Appleton; three brothers, Fred
Neumann, Chicago; August of Appleton,
and Emil of Milwaukee. '
Funeral services will be held at
1:30 Monday afternoon at the home
of Mrs. Mayerhoff, and at 2 o'clock
at St. Paul's Lutheran church with
the Rev. F. M. Brandt In charge.
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Mrs. Ben Mayerhoff
720 W. Fifth St.
Age 94, died Monday morning after a
short illness. She was born April 7,1881
in the Town of Grand Chute to Henry
and Laura Wachlin. She had been an Ap~-
pleton resident since 1923. Mrs. Mayerhoff
was a member of Mount Olive Lutheran
Church, a 50 year member of the
Ladies Aid, a member of the Valpariso
University Guild, and the Appleton Memorial
Hospital Auxilary. Survivors include
a daughter, Mrs. Earl (Leona)
Rogers of Appleton; 1 grandson, James
Rogers of Appleton; 4 great grandchildren,
Susan, Michael, Lori, Bruce
all of Appleton; a sister, Mrs. Andrew
(Rose) Smith of Black Creek; numerous
nieces and nephews. She was preceded
in death by her husband, Ben in 1966,
and a grandson, Wayne Rogers in 1943.
Complete funeral services will be held
on Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Mount Olive
Lutheran Church with Rev. Richard K.
Pankow officiating. Burial will be in
Highland Memorial Park. Friends may
call at the Wichmann Funeral Home
from 3 until 9 Tuesday and from 8 until
9:30 Wednesday, and after 10 at the
church until the time of the service. A
memorial fund has been established for
Mount Olive Lutheran Church and Appleton
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