Date of death: 14 Jun 1911
Subject: Emma (Dersch) Vennekohl
Source: unknown St. Joseph newspaper, Jun 1911
The funeral of Mrs. Emma Vennekohl, wife of Henry Vennekohl, of Cosby, Mo., who died of apoplexy Wednesday evening after an illness of only a few hours, will be held from her home near Cosby at 3 o'clock this afternoon. The burial will be in the cemetery near the church of the Evangelical Zion association, near her home.
Mrs. Vennekohl was born and raised in St. Joseph and belonged to one of the pioneer German families of North St. Joseph. She lived here up to the time of her marriage. Her maiden name was Dersch and a number of relatives live here. Mrs. R. V. Nichols of St. Joseph is a sister of Mr. Vennekohl.
A number of St. Joseph people will go to Cosby this morning to attend the funeral.
Mrs. Vennekohl, who is survived by her husband and son, Clarence, was 47 years old.