Emma Scheidegger Obituary
Mrs. Scheidegger Stricken at Davis Mrs. Emma Scheidegger, 84, a Green County native and former Monroe area resident, died at 10:30 a. m. Thursday at her farm home near Davis, 111. She was the former Emma Schultz. In 1890 she was married at Monroe to George Scheidegger. They farmed in the Monroe vicinity until moving to Davis 44 years ago. He died in March 1949. Surviving are nine children: Andrew Scheidegger, rural Monroe; Mrs. William Schillinger, Monroe; Owen, Rockford; Ethan, Davis; Howard, Clinton; Donovan, Durand; Eva Scheidegger, at home; Mrs. Homer Hanson, Brodhead, and Mrs. Ralph Hentsch, Beloit; 37 grandchildren ; 40 great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p. m. tomorrow in the Chapin funeral home at Durand, 111., with burial in the State Line cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home tonight, from 7:30 until 9.