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Miss Helene Anna [Lena] Feske

1871- 1945

10 23 1945


Funeral services will be held her Friday at 2 p.m. at the Schmutzler funeral home for Miss Helene Anna Feske, better known as Lena Feske, who died yesterday at hospital in Jefferson.  Since leaving Watertown a little over five years ago she had lived with a sister, Mrs. Louis Kisow at Lake Mills.


She was injured in a fall some years ago and more recently had been forced to undergo hospital treatment at Jefferson, having been more or less bedridden in recent years.


Miss Feske was born in Watertown on Oct. 14, 1871, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Feske.  Her home here was at 613 North Second Street when she lived in Watertown.  For many years she was a clerk in the Harry Stube shoe store and later engaged in dressmaking.


Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Louis Kisow, Lake Mills, and Mrs. Theodore Wille, Watertown.  Two other sisters, Mrs. Joseph Ertl and Mrs. William Sack, preceded her in death. There are four nieces and two nephews.


During her residence in Watertown Miss Feske had been affiliated with First Methodist church.


Following the service Friday interment will be in Oak Hill cemetery.



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