Spooky Laura
Pioneer Rest Cemetery, Two Rivers, Wisconsin. Photo by A. Louise Myers. www.marbleorchard.com
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Spooky Laura

Pioneer Rest Cemetery

Two Rivers, Wisconsin

 

A monument to a beloved child corrupted over time by fungus and moss.  She gazes at the rare visitor passing by thru her one remaining eye.  Note the tattered spider's web on the left side of her head.

Laura Mahnke

(November 7th, 1881 - July 5th, 1905)

 

Obituary from Der Nord Westen, 06 July 1905: Miss Laura Mahnze (sic) of Two Rivers, a niece of August Rietz in Manitowoc, died yesterday in Oshkosh following an operation. The body was taken to Two Rivers for burial.

 

© 2019 by A. Louise Myers Weston

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