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AGE: 101

ADDRESS: Memorial Nursing and Rehab Center, Medford

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 5:24 AM Friday, November 8 at Memorial Nursing & Rehab Center, Medford where she had resided for the past 7 years

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: Memorial services will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, November14 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford

OFFICIATING: Rev. Kyochul Shin

INTERMENT: Interment of her cremated remains will take place at Medford Evergreen Cemetery

VISITATION: No Visitation

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: December 24, 1911 at Stetsonville, WI

EDUCATION: Stetsonville, Dorchester and Medford elementary schools; 1924 graduate of Medford High School and 1925 graduate of Taylor County Normal School, Medford

MARRIAGE: Never Married

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Taught rural school at Woodville School in the Town of Goodrich. She worked at The Star News and Suits Drug Store until 1933. In 1933 she began work at the Pension Dept. of the Taylor Co. Welfare Dept., now called human services. She did bookkeeping and transcribing of case histories until her retirement in 1981 after 46 years. She enjoyed traveling, bowling and card playing.

MEMBER OF: Medford United Methodist Church and its church choir; Order of Eastern Star; Charter member of the Memorial Hospital Auxiliary; Medford B.P. W. Club;

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Brother – Vernon Krakenberger in 2001; Sister – Norma Wachter

DECEASED FATHER: George Ferdinand Krakenberger DECEASED MOTHER: Emma Erickson

OTHER INFORMATION: Survived by nieces and nephews
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