From the Chippewa Herald, Tuesday, June 12, 1956. Katherine Powers was a daughter of Patrick and Johannah's daughter Joanna Hogan Powers:

PIONEER RESIDENT DIES TODAY

Miss Katherine Powers, an esteemed resident of Chippewa Falls, passed away at 9:55 o'clock this morning at the Rutledge Home.

Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 9:00 o'clock at St. Charles Church, with interment in the family plot in Hope Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Mason-Herzog Funeral Home after 2:00 p.m. Wednesday. The rosary will be recited at 8:00 o'clock Wednesday evening.

Miss Powers was born January 24, 1867, in Chippewa Falls, the daughter of Michael and Johanne Powers. She had been a life resident of this community, making her home since 1947, at the Rutledge Home.

Miss Powers is survived by one brother, John Powers of Marshfield, Wis., and one sister, Mrs. Esther Quinlan, of Chippewa Falls, and many nieces and nephews.


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