Date : 06 Mar 1924
Location : St. Alphonsus Catholic Cemetery, New Munster, WI
Word reached Kenosha this morning of the death on Sunday morning of Mrs. Mary Epping, aged 54, wife of Herman Epping, at her home in New Munster, following an attack of cerebral hemorrhage. The deceased for the last eighteen years had been owner of the hotel in that village and had been most active in the business and social life of the community.
The maiden name of the deceased was Mary Scherrer, having been a member of one of the older families of the town of Wheatland. In 1888, she was married to William Elbert, who preceded her in death in March 1894. To this marriage was born two children, Mrs. Ben Hafner of New Munster, and William L. Elbert of New Munster, both surviving her. In 1902 she was united in marriage to Herman Epping and by this marriage she is survived by the following step-children: Mrs. Henry A. Kerkman, Mrs. Frank Lohaus and Albert Epping, all of New Munster. She is also survived by one brother, John Scherrer, of Willow street, Kenosha, and by three sisters, Mrs. Henry Muerer, of Kenosha, Miss Anna Scherrer, of New Munster, and Sister Lydia at Chilton.
The funeral services will be held Thursday morning at ten o'clock at the St. Alphonse church in New Munster with interment following in the family plot in the St. Alphonse cemetery there.
Kenosha News - Mar 4, 1924