Obit: Wilding, Irma E. (1901 - 1915)
Surnames: WILDING GOWER KURTH UTHMEIER GANDT
----Source: Clark County Republican & Press (Neillsville, Wis.) 01/14/1915
Wilding, Irma E. (4 JUN 1901 - 8 JAN 1915)
Irma Elsie, who was born to Geo. And Anna Wilding June 4, 1902 in the town of Grant, Clark County, and passed away at her home at 7:30 a.m. Jan. 8, 1915, having attained the age of 12 years, 7 months and 4 days. She leaves to mourn her loss her bereaved parents and one sister Alice, many relatives and intimate friends. While at the age of six she became the victim of the whooping cough, finally developing tuberculosis. After consulting the physicians in her home town at Neillsville and at Eau Claire, it was decided that she be sent to the State Sanatorium for Tuberculosis at Wales, Wis., in hope of restoring her health, where she spent 5 months in the year of 1912, returning to her home with no improvement.
Funeral services were conducted by Wilson Mallory at the Pleasant Ridge Church on Sunday, where a very large crowd had assembled.
The bearers consisted of six little girls in white. They were Vera Slocomb, Lillie Hantke, Marie Hubing, Elsie Huckstead, Esther Zille and Marie Carter. The floral tributes were many and beautiful, borne by Edna and Leona Kurth, cousins of the deceased, and her sister, all dressed in white.
The relatives from away were Mrs. Lee Gower, Merrillan; Mrs. A. Kurth, Milwaukee; Mrs. Wm. Uthmeier??, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gandt, Marshfield and Mrs. Wm. Gandt, West Bend.
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