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 Carolina Sophia “Lena” <I>Wulff</I> Bohnsack

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Carolina Sophia “Lena” Wulff Bohnsack

  • Birth 15 Nov 1867 Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
  • Death 29 Sep 1949 Schapville, Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Thompson Township, Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 88160601

Mrs. Lena Bohnsack, 81, widow of the late Herman Bohnsack, died about 7:10 o'clock Thursday night at her home at Schapville.

Mrs. Bohnsack, formerly Miss Lena Wulff, was born in Mecklenburg, Germany, Nov. 15, 1867, the daughter of Henry and Marie Wulff. She came to the United States when she was 16 years of age. On Jan. 13, 1891 she was united in marriage to Herman Bohnsack, who died several years ago.

She leaves two daughters, Mrs. Mary Brandt, of near Elizabeth, Mrs. Alvin Hammer, of Galena, one son, Leo Bohnsack, of Galena, one brother, Henry Wulff, of Apple River, one sister, Miss Anna Wulff, of Galena, 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Bohnsack has been a member of the Zion Lutheran church at Schapville since the church was founded.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the home and at 3 o'clock at the Zion Lutheran church at Schapville. Rev. Randolph P. Hahn will officiate and burial will be made in the adjoining cemetery.

Friends may call at the home Saturday afternoon.

source: Freeport Journal-Standard, 30 Sept 1949, page 16.

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  • Created by: Kathryn Lightcap
  • Added: 6 Apr 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 88160601
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Carolina Sophia “Lena” Wulff Bohnsack (15 Nov 1867–29 Sep 1949), Find A Grave Memorial no. 88160601, citing Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church Cemetery, Thompson Township, Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Kathryn Lightcap (contributor 47562941) .