Obit: Pagelsdorf, Wilhelmina C. (1865 - 1920)
Surnames: PAGELSDORF BLECHA BEILKA MOTCHESBACKER MOTSCHENBACHER RONDORF WAGNER
----Source: LOYAL TRIBUNE (Loyal, Clark County, Wis.) 07/08/1920
Pagelsdorf, Wilhelmina C. H. (28 FEB 1865 - 30 JUN 1920)
Mrs. Wilhelmina Carolina Henrietta Pagelsdorf died at her home in Loyal, Clark County, Wis. Wednesday, June 30, 1920, of heart failure at the age of 55 years, 4 months and 2 days.
She was born in Pommern, Germany, Feb. 28, 1865 and came to America in 1882, and settled near Deerfield, Wis. On Nov. 23, 1882 she was married to Edward Pagelsdorf at Waterloo, Wis.
In the year 1902 Mr. and Mrs. Pagelsdorf moved to Clark County, Wis. and seven years ago came to this village, where they have since resided.
She is survived by her husband, three sons, Emil, Theodore and Edward, all of this vicinity, and four daughters, Mrs. Elsie Blecha of Beloit, Mrs. Martha Beilka of Granton, Mrs. Emma Motchenbacker of Loyal, and Mrs. Esther Rondorf of York, two sisters, Mrs. Matilda Wagner of Rockford, Ill., and one sister in Germany, besides other relatives and a large number of friends.
The deceased was a kind wife and mother and a good neighbor. She was of a quiet and retiring nature, so that her best qualities were hidden from the public.
The funeral services were held at the Lutheran Church on Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. E. Kemena officiating. She was laid to rest in the Lutheran Cemetery.
The relatives from away who attended the funeral were Mrs. Matilda Wagner of Rockford, Ill., Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Gramzow and Wilhelmine Hendrick of Wausau and Mrs. Elsie Blecha of Beloit.
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