Obit: Mandel, Barbara (1881 - 1953)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Mandel, Brecker, Klessig, Arne, Petren, Molle, Laabs, Alexander, Hohl, Drew, Ivery, Kuehmichel, Carenter, Thomas, Dins, Kateman, Cammers, Dallman, Mitchell, Shilts, Luebstorf, Gillis, Burkes, McQuillan, Ruff, Hintz, Lauber, Celle, Thomas, Witt, Raeck, Schuette, Price, Baker, Hardrath, Duvall, Hake, Bushnell, Avve, Fischer, Baum, Marvin, Draheim, Funk, Klessig, Wofe, Ehrenreich, Myhre

----Sources: Scrap book two: by Erna Schenk Price, contributed by Halbert "Bud" Hardrath, contributed by Halbert "Bud" Hardrath

Mandel, Barbara (27 July 1881 - 16 March 1953)

Loyal - Mrs. Barbara Mandel, 71, Loyal, died Monday morning in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Chippewa Falls. She had been visiting with her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Mandel, Boyd, when, on Feb. 28, she broke her leg. Since that time she had been a patient at the hospital.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Myre Funeral Home by Jehovah’s Witnesses from Appleton. Burial will be made in the Beaver cemetery.

The body will repose at the funeral home from this evening to the time of services.

Mrs. Mandel, the former Barbara Brecker, was born July 27, 1881, in Switzerland. She came to this country with her parents at the age of 5, settling in Vesper.

Her marriage to David Mandel took place Nov. 4, 1900, at Unity. They operated a cheese factory in the Town of Beaver after their marriage. After her husband’s death, Mrs. Mandel continued to run the factory until 1929. She spent her later years making her home with a son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Mandel, near Loyal.

Survivors include three sons, Alfred, Loyal, Leo, Boyd, and Arnold, Princeton, Ill.; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren, two brothers, Frank, Loyal, and Adolph, Owen; and two sisters, Mrs. Edward Klessig Stanley, and Mrs. Henry Arne, Owen, Wis.

Two sisters also preceded her in death.

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Loyal - Speaker F. W. Petren, Appleton, of the Pastoral Bible Institute of Brooklyn, N. Y., will conduct funeral services for Mrs. Barbara Mandel, 71, at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Myre Funeral Home. Burial will be made in the Beaver Cemetery.

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Loyal - Funeral services for Mrs. Barbara Mandel, who died Monday, March 16, were held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Myre Funeral Home. F. W. Petran, Appleton, who is from the Pastoral Bible Institute of New York, was the speaker. Burial was made in the Beaver Cemetery.

Pallbearers include Alfred and Arnold Molle, Albert Laabs, Albert and Harry Mandel, and Walter Alexander.

Nancy Hohl and Carl Drew, Greenwood, sang "My God and I" and "I’m a Pilgrim." Charles Ivery was the accompanist at the organ.

Out-of-town relatives and friends at the services include Mr. and Mrs. Harold Kuehmichel, Mr. and Mrs. John Carpenter, and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Thomas, Marshfield; Mrs. Ernest Mandel, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Dins, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Kateman, Mr. and Mrs. William Cammers, Rose Dallman, and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Mandel, Colby; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mitchell, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Shilts, Mrs. Chris Luebstorf, Mrs. Margaret Gillis, Mrs. George Burkes, Mrs. Bernard McQuillan, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Ruff, and Mr. and Mrs. Leo Mandel, son Duane, Boyd.

Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Mandel and daughter, Rita, Princeton, Ill.,; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hintz, Milwaukee; Mrs. Emma Lauber, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Celle, Edwin Mandel, and Miss Eleanor Mandel, Two Rivers; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Petran, Appleton; Miss Elfreda Thomas and Herbert Thomas, Milladore; Mrs. Arthur Thomas and son, John, Nekoosa; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Mandel, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Molle, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Witt, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Molle, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Raeck, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Schuette, Mr. and Mrs. August Price, Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Baker, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Hardrath, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Molle, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Duvall, and Mr. and Mrs. Herman Molle, Unity.

Mrs. Ernestina Hake, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hake, and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Laabs, Curtiss; Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Brecker, Mrs. Harry Bushnell, Mr. and Mrs. Merle Bushnell, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Avve, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Molle and daughter, Judy, Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Fischer, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Alexander, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Baum, and Mrs. Mable Marvin and son Lloyd, all of Owen; Mr. and Mrs. William Draheim and son, Walter, and Mrs. George Funk, Withee; Ed Klessig, Stanley; Mr. and Mrs. William Wolfe, Dorchester; Mrs. Frank Ehrenreich, Abbotsford, and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Myhre and son, Richard, Chippewa Falls.



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