Saturday, December 10, 2011
L. NORENE KELLNHOFER
NAME OF DECEASED
L. NORENE KELLNHOFER
ADDRESS: 135 S. Gibson Street Medford City of Medford Resident
PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 5:25 A.M. Saturday, December 10 at the Memorial Nursing and Rehab Center, Medford where she had resided for the past 9 years.
TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, December 13 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford
OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger and Deacon Joseph Stefancin
PLACE OF BURIAL: Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Medford
VISITATION AT: 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. Monday, December 12 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford where there will be a 6:45 P.M. Rosary Service and also from 9:00 A.M. until 10:45 A.M. Tuesday, December 13 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford
DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: December 30, 1912 in Redfield, Iowa
EDUCATION: 1930 Graduate of Medford High School
MARRIAGE INFORMATION: January 15, 1931 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford to Charles L. Kellnhofer and he preceded her in death on January 5, 2002.
PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After their marriage they operated a small dairy farm in the Town of Browning for a period of time where, Norene also raised her children. They then moved to the Town of Medford where she continued to raise her family and during the summer months she worked at the Pea Cannery Factory in Medford. They then moved to the City of Medford where Norene worked at Weather Shield as the office manager and also for the purchasing department under Dale Steinke for 25 years until her retirement in 1981. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, gardening, cooking, canning and traveling. Norene enjoyed bass fishing at her cabin on Richter’s Lake where the locals knew her as the “Bass Lady”.
MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford
SURVIVING CHILDREN: 3 Daughters: Patricia Sward of West Lebanon, Ind., LuAnn Grube of Merrill and Bonita Lipprandt of Carpentersville, Ill.
2 Sons: William (Mary) Kellnhofer of Denver, Colo. And Ted (Shirley) Kellnhofer of Medford
39 and 9 Step GRANDCHILDREN
68 and 6 Step GREAT -GRANDCHILDREN
39 and 3 Step GREAT-GREAT GRANDCHILDREN
Son-In-Law: Earl Emmerich of Tripoli
Daughter-In-Law: Charlene Kellnhofer of Stevens Point
Also survived by Nieces, Nephews, Other Relatives and Friends
CHILDREN DECEASED: Daughter: Lea Emmerich in 1993
2 Sons: Vernon in 2006 and Donovan in 2010
Grandson: Bob Sward
2 Sons-In-Law: Elden Grube and Al Sward
DECEASED FATHER: Fredrick G. Harper
DECEASED MOTHER: Vesta E. Harper (Maiden Name: Kracaw)
PALLBEARERS: Grandchildren: Bill Jr., Jody and Jeff Kellnhofer, Mary Kay Johnson, Dan Emmerich and Genny Hahn
OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Norene’s family to be designated at a later date
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