Obit: Beilfuss, Adelgunda (1857 - 1922)

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Surnames: BEILFUSS STOVER

----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 10/26/1922

Beilfuss, Adelgunda (25 SEP 1857 - 26 OCT 1922)

Mrs. Adelgunda Beilfuss, aged 65 years, wife of Arthur J. Beilfuss, died at her home in the village of Withee, Clark County, Wis., this afternoon (Thursday) at two o'clock, and her death brought sorrow to the entire inhabitants of the village. She was taken suddenly ill Tuesday evening, and from that time on Only regained consciousness for a few minutes at a time, until her death. She had been in apparently good health until taken suddenly ill.

Mrs. Beilfuss came to Withee about ten years ago with her husband and located on a large farm just outside the village limits and there they remained until the spring of 1920, when they disposed of this property and moved into the village and since then have made this place their home. Mr. and Mrs. Beilfuss moved here from Thorp, where they had been residents for a number of years, and in her death one of Clark County's pioneer women has passed on.

She leaves to mourn, her husband and three sons, Arthur J., Jr., Carl and Walter, all who make their home at Withee, and one brother, John Stover of Milwaukee. All were present when she passed away except her son Arthur, who is a traveling salesman and could not get home.

Definite funeral arrangements have not been made, but it is expected that the funeral will be held Sunday afternoon from the home at 2 o'clock, rev. Grandy officiating and burial will be made in Riverside Cemetery. The bereaved relatives have the heartfelt sympathy of the entire community in the passing of their wife and mother.

(Follow on in 11/ 2/1922 Owen Enterprise)

At her home in the village of Withee, occurred the death of Mrs. Arthur J. Beilfuss, Sr. at 2 o'clock, Oct. 26, 1922. Her death came as a shock to her family and many friends, because she had been ill for only two days. The cause of her death was diabetes.

Mrs. Beilfuss was a native of Wisconsin, having been born at Kiel, Manitowoc Co., Sept. 25, 1857. In 1878 she was united in marriage and then with her new husband moved to Reed City, Mich., where they remained until 1881, then moving again to Wisconsin and locating at Thorp, Clark County, where more than thirty years of her life was spent. Leaving this place they came to Withee, where they purchased a farm in the town of Hixon, and here they remained until two years ago, when they moved into the village. Her life was one of much activity, she was a good mother, kind hearted and generous and was considered an influential woman, being a member of the Lutheran Church.

Funeral services took place Sunday afternoon from the home, Rev. Grandy of the M. E. Church officiating and burial was made in the Riverside Cemetery. Those from away who came to attend the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Henry Freurhling, St. Croix Falls; Rodmilda and Arthur Beilfuss, Milwaukee; Ralph Raymacher, Sheboygan; Mr. and Mrs. H. Holzhausen, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Reed, Mr. and Mrs. William Walsdorf and daughter, Mrs. R. J. Brunner, John Roth and L. P. Walsdorf of Thorp; Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Schoengarth and Mrs. Carl Dufte of Neillsville.

 

 


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