Dec 2010

Elda Niemuth

Elda Niemuth, age 94, 210 W Garfield Ave, Camelot Apts., Marion, passed away Thur, Dec 23, 2010 at Greentree Health & Rehabilitation Center, Clintonville.

The former Elda Grace Margaret Brockhaus was born April 24, 1916 in the Town of Dupont, Waupaca County, and was the daughter of the late George and Anna (Begrow) Brockhaus.  She was a lifelong resident of the Marion area, and was united in marriage to Victor C Niemuth on Oct 28, 1933.  The couple farmed for 41 years, retiring in 1974.  Elda was a member of St Paul Lutheran Church, Town of Dupont, where she was active in St Paul Ladies Aid, and other church activities.  She enjoyed gardening, embroidering, baking, cooking, snow-mobile riding, and fishing.

Survivors include 5 daughters, Joyce Wichman, Appleton, June (Dale) Kluth, Clintonville, Karen (Stanley) Riska, Appleton, Sandra (William) Springstroh, Bonduel, and Pat (James E} Krueger, Marion.  There are 24 grandchildren, 50 great-grandchildren, and 6 great-great-grandchildren, and 1 son-in-law, Gary (special friend, Joan) Mortensen, and a brother Arnold (Ruby) Arndt, Tigerton.  Preceded in death by her husband Victor, Aug 7, 1998, 4 daughters, Lois Mortensen; Doris Brenenstuhl, Sally Niemuth, and an infant daughter, a son, Larry Niemuth, a great-grandson, Lucas Nienhaus, 2 sons-in-law, Donald Brenenstuhl and Earl Wichman, 1 sister, Deloris Fenske, 2 brothers, Henry and Robert Arndt, and 1 brother-in-law, Chester Fenske.

Funeral services were held Monday, Dec 27, 2010 at 11 am, at St Paul Lutheran Church, Town of Dupont with Rev Janice Kuder officiating.  Burial will be in the Roseland Cemetery, Marion.  Friends called from 9:30 am Mon at the church.