Obit: Bissel, Anson (1845 - 1931)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Bissel , Evans, Palmer, Lighthizer, Longenecker

----Source: Neillsville Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 19 Feb. 1931

Bissel, Anson (6 Dec. 1845 - 14 Feb. 1931)

Anson Bissel was born; Dec. 6, 1845 in the State of New York. He came to Michigan at the age of 18 and worked some time there. Then he came to West Bend, Wis., from there coming to Clark County. He was married on Oct. 22, 1871 to Miss Arilla Jane Evans of Neillsville, by the Rev. Arvey Palmer, and they spent some time on a farm 2 ½ miles west of Neillsville, but sold the farm and went to work at the carpentry trade, at which he worked as long as he was able. The last year of his life he spent at home and was almost entirely helpless.

Mr. Bissel passed away on Feb. 14. He leaves two sons, Leroy and David, both at home and two grandchildren Blanche Bissel and Esther Lighthizer; and one great grandchild. He also leaves a sister in California.

The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 o’clock at Lowe’s Funeral Home, Rev. G. W. Longenecker officiating.

Mr. Bissel was a man of quiet habits, friendly to everyone about him and all who knew him were his friends.



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