Thursday, April 20, 2017



ADDRESS: N6642 Sugarbush Road, Rib Lake; A Township of Greenwood resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 4:25 AM Thursday, April 20 at Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield where she had been a patient for the past 3 weeks

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM on Wednesday, April 26 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Rib Lake

OFFICIATING: Father Otto Bucher

INTERMENT: St. Ann’s Cemetery, Township of Greenwood

VISITATION: Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Rib Lake from 4 – 7 PM on Tuesday, April 25 where there will be a 7 PM Catholic rosary service held that evening; and also from 9:30 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Wednesday, April 26

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: September 19, 1931 at the Township of Hammel

EDUCATION: Town of Hammel elementary grade school

MARRIAGE: June 14, 1958 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Town of Greenwood to Bernard H. Dums and he preceded her in death December 19, 2008

PRINCIPLE EVENTS IN LIFE: Hilda grew up on the family farm in the Town of Hammel for 15 years and then moved to another farm in the Town of Molitor where she worked as janitor of the Pine Tree School for 10 years. She then met the love of her life, Bernard Dums. They operated a dairy farm in the Town of Greenwood and raised Christmas trees in the Rib Lake area for a period of years. She loved gardening, cooking, making wreaths, polka music and just staying at home with her family.

MEMBER OF: Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Rib Lake, Chelsea Conservation Club and Historic St. Ann’s

SURVIVING CHILDREN: George Dums of Rib Lake & Judy (Daniel) Akin of Marshfield

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 2 – Jacob & Chelsea Akin both of Marshfield

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Sisters – Louise Ogle of Ladysmith & Loretta (Robert) Schoechert of Wisconsin Rapids; Brother-in-law: John (Mary) Dums of Rib Lake; Sisters-in-law: Helen & Marcella Dums both of Medford

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Sisters – Irene Royce & Carol Kreuscher; Brother – Junior Kreuscher

DECEASED FATHER: Herman Kreuscher DECEASED MOTHER: Lena (Homann) Kreuscher

PALLBEARERS: Michael Czerniak, Andrew Dums, David Dums, Robert Judnic, Karl Kreuscher, and David Roder

OTHER INFORMATION: Further survived by many Nieces, Nephews and friends
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be given to the family for a future designation
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