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Bink, Rose Kathryn (Poull) 1872-1944


Posted By: Judy Moyna (email)
Date: 12/29/2017 at 15:46:02

Mrs. L. M. Bink
(taken from the handwritten biography written by her son Alfred M. Bink)
Funeral services for Mrs. L. M. Bink who died suddenly of a heart attack at the home of her brother-in-law and sister Mr. and Mrs. Matt L. Strum at Port Washington, Wisconsin, Saturday evening, May 27, were held Wednesday morning at St. Josephs Church. The Rt. Rev. Msgr. James P. Taken of Elkader celebrated the requiem. The Rev. Father P. Boyle of Strawberry acted as deacon the Rev. Father Horsfield of McGregor was sub-deacon. Altar boys were Francis Quinn and Edward Scheffert. Mass was sung by St. Joseph's Senior Choir. Burial was in St. Josephs Cemetery.

Mrs. Bink and her husband accompanied by her brother and sister John and Anna Poull had been visiting relatives and friends in Port Washington since May 20 when a brother and sister-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Nic Poull observed their 50th wedding anniversary. Although Nic Poull had been in ailing health two days, her death was unexpected.

Services were held at St. Mary's Catholic Church at Port Washington, Wisconsin, Monday morning. High Mass was read by Rev. Father Bret after which the body was brought to Elkader.

Mrs. Bink was the former Rose Kathryn Poull, daughter of Peter and Marian Poull and was born Feb 29, 1872 at Holy Cross, Wisconsin. She received her education in the parochial school there. She was married to L. M. Bink February 12, 1895. They established their home at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where they lived until November 1, 1899, when they moved to Elkader which has since been their home.

The couple would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary next February 12. Mrs. Bink was a member of St. Josephs Catholic Church, She was Chief Ranger of Women's Catholic Order of Foresters and an officer of the Catholic Ladies Aid, a member of the NCCW and the Rosary Society. She was a charter member and held offices in the Service Star Legion, Inc. and always active in all church organizations.

She is survived by her husband, three daughters Mrs. Blanche Hulser of Hannibal, Missouri, Mrs. Rose Marie Juds of Green Bay, Wisconsin, and Miss Marion Bink at home and four sons, Dr. Edward Bink of Utica, New York, Leroy Bink of Ligonier, Indiana, and Walter and Alfred of Elkader. Three sisters Mrs. Clara A. Johannes of Long Beach, California, Mrs. Ida Strum of Port Washington, Wisconsin, and Miss Anna Poull of Elkader, three brothers Nic Poull of Port Washington, Wisconsin, Pete Poull of Lake Church, and John Poull of Elkader, and fifteen grandchildren.

Pall bearers were J. J. Hyde, N. H. Niemeyer, J. B. Donlon, Joe Hoover, and Dave Walch.

Relatives and friends from a distance attending the funeral were Dr. Edward Bink of Utica, New York, Leroy Bink and children, Rose Marion and Charlotte of Ligonier, Indiana, Mrs. Blanche Hulser and daughter Frances Ann of Hannibal, Missouri, Rose Marie Juds and sons Stanley and Billy of Green Bay, Wisconsin, Mrs. Clara Johannes of Long Beach, California, Mrs. Ida Strum and Nic Poull Sr. of Port Washington, Peter Poull of Lake Church, Wisconsin, Mrs. George Poull of West Bend, Wisconsin, John Dickes of Aurora, Illinois, Dr. and Mrs. E. A. Cogley of Great Falls, Montana, Frank Schablin and Milton Jones of Dubuque, Iowa, Miss Jean Eckford of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Miss Agnes Tuejtsch of Des Moines, Iowa, Dr. M. J. Miller of Ossian, Iowa, and Paul A. Muser of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.


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