|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Description||Snap shot of Ida Behncke.|
Behncke, Ida Heiss
|Copyright||Oshkosh Public Museum|
|Cataloged by||Cross, Scott|
Candid outdoor view of Ida Behncke standing by snow covered trees. Snow is on the ground and she is wearing a winter coat and hat.
Ida Heiss was born in 1859 on a farm in Nekimi in Winnebago County, the daughter of Bartholomeus and Therresa Billmeyer Heiss. She married the artist Gustav Behnke on June 16, 1879. The couple had three children, Esther Ida, Mabel and Nile. He died in January 1937. Ida followed him in death in 1944.