Obit: Neverman, Maria (1851 - 1926)

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Surnames: Neverman, Hintz, Jackson, Tompkins, Skewis, Minta, Williams, Flynn, Longenecker, Burns, Smolarek

----Source: Neillsville Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 08/12/1926

Neverman, Maria (11 July 1851 - 6 Aug. 1926)

Mrs. Henry Neverman, long a resident of Neillsville, passed away at her home in this city, Friday, August 6, 1926.

Maria Hintz was born July 11, 1851, in the village of Gravessmuellen, Meckelenburg, Germany. At the age of 17, on November 4, 1868, she was married to Henry Neverman, and together they sailed for America. They came to Clark County and settled in a log cabin on the banks of Black River. One year later they built the home where deceased lived the rest of her life. To Mr. and Mrs. Neverman were born 13 children, 9 of whom are still living. All of there were with her at the end. Mrs. Neverman had the noble traits of fine womanhood, industry, kindness, self-sacrifice for the good of those about her, a deep religious spirit; with the care of the family and household, her home for many years naturally absorbed most of her energies, but she never forgot the needs of neighbors and friends and did all she could to help in good things. She was one of the charter members of the Congregational church of this city.

Mr. Neverman died Sept. 29, 1908.

The surviving children are Mrs. Emily Jackson, Fred Neverman, J. L .Neverman, all of Neillsville; E. A. Neverman, Evanston, Illinois; Mrs. M. L. Tompkins, Neillsville; Mrs. J. R. Skewis, Sious Falls, South Dakota; Mrs. John Minta, Indianapolis, Ind.; Mrs. Stanley Williams and Mrs. A. F. Flynn, Neillsville. She leaves also 16 grandchildren and one great-grand-child. The funeral was held Monday afternoon at the home, Rev. G. W. Longenecker, officiating. Those from away attending the funeral were, Mr. and Mrs. John Minta and daughters, Marguerett and Catherine; Mrs. John R. Skewis, Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Neverman and Daughter Virginia; Mrs. O. Burns of Greenwood, Mr. and Mrs. I. L. Minta, Milwaukee, Mrs. Mary Smolarek and daughter Helen of Wisconsin Rapids, Miss Jennie Minta of Wisconsin Rapids and Miss Violet Jackson of Milwaukee.



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