Obit: Gilbertson, Irwin Orlando (1897 - 1931)

Contact: Jane Braun

Surnames: Gilbertson, Ziebell

----Source: Millie Lee Collection, clipped from the Marshfield News Herald

Gilbertson, Irwin O. (29 Apr 1897- 16 Nov 1931)

Mr. I. O. Gilbertson, for the past four years Granton's undertaker and furniture dealer, committed suicide by poison, taking the poison Monday morning about 11:15, and died of the effects at the Marshfield hospital at 4:05 in the afternoon.

Mr. I. O. Gilbertson was born in Black River Falls April 29, 1897. His early days were spent in Black River Falls, and in 1921 he went to Neillsville, where he operated a restaurant for some time. while in Neillsville he met Gertrude Ziebell, whom he married. They then returned to Black River Falls where Mr. Gilbertson took up the profession of an undertaker. While living in Black River Falls four children were born to them, namely, Junior, Jane, Clarence and Betty. In November 1927, they moved to Granton, where they have since lived.

He leaves to mourn his departure his wife and four children, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Gilbertson of Black River Falls, three brothers......remaining copy is gone.

Irwin Orlando Gilbertson and his wife, Gertrude G. (Ziebell) Gilberston are both buried in the Neillsville, Wisconsin, City Cemetery.

1900 Federal Census, ED 51 Irving town, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 3, family 48

Irwin Gilbertson, white, single, male
father's birthplace: Wisconsin
mother's birthplace: Norway

Household Members
head Emil Gilbertson M 30 (Sep 1870) Wisconsin, both parents b. Norway
wife Mattie Gilbertson F 31 (Nov 1869) Norway, both parents b. Norway; 2 children-living.
son Irwin Gilbertson M 3 (Apr 1897) Wisconsin
son Edgar Gilbertson M 2 (Jun 1898) Wisconsin
boarder Jennie Nanstead F 18 (Apr 1882) Minnesota, single, white, female, father b. Norway; mother b. Wisconsin

1930 Federal Census, Granton, Clark, Wisconsin, enumeration district number: 0013, family 34, line 9.

Irwin O Gilbertson, white, married, male
father's birthplace: Wisconsin
mother's birthplace: Norway

Household Members
head Irwin O Gilbertson M 32 Wisconsin
wife Gertrude G Gilbertson F 29 ( Wisconsin
son Erwin G Gilbertson M 5 Wisconsin
daughter Jane A Gilbertson F 4 Wisconsin
son Clarence L Gilbertson M 3 Wisconsin
daughter Betty E Gilbertson F 2 Wisconsin
servant Louise Missar F 18 Ohio

World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards

Irwin Orlando Gilbertson
event: Draft Registration
registration date year range: 1917-1918
event place: Jackson County, Wisconsin, United States
gender: Male
birth date: 29 Apr 1897
birthplace: Irving, Wisconsin, United States
country of citizenship: United States

Wisconsin Death Records

Gertrude G. Gilbertson
birth date: 9 June 1900
social security number: 390-32-7944
place of issuance: Wisconsin
last residence: Clark, Wisconsin
zip code of last residence: 54436
death date: 7 December 1991
estimated age at death: 91



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