Obit: Young, Bessie Anne (1887 – 1965)

 Contact: Dinah Reinke


Surnames: Young, Thygeson, Schmidt, Merwin, Sedlack, Lenz, Apfelbeck, Kugel, Villard

------ Source: Tribune-Phonograph (Abbotsford and Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 07/08/1965

------ Young, Bessie Anne (19 DEC 1887 – 29 JUN 1965)

Funeral services were held Friday, July 2, at the united Church of Christ in Colby, for Mrs. Bessie Anne Young, 77, who passed away Tuesday, June 29, at the Marshfield Convalescent Center.

The Rev. Kenneth Dix officiated at the services, and interment was made in the Colby memorial cemetery.  Lulloff Funeral Home, Colby, attended to funeral arrangements.

Pallbearers were Alvin Schmidt, Ben Merwin, William Sedlack, Milton Lenz, Ben Apfelbeck and Rudy Kugel.

Mrs. Young was born Bessie Ann Thygeson Dec. 19, 1887, in rural Colby.  She received her education in a rural school, and on Feb. 28, 1912, was married to Jacob Young.  The couple farmed in the town of Hull until 1946 when they retired and moved to Colby.  She was preceded in death by two brothers.

Attending the funeral from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Thygeson, Proctor, Minn., Mrs. Carl Thygeson and Mrs. Louis Villard, Janesville, and many friends from the surrounding area.




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