Obit: Sischo, Jennie (1884 - 1965)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Sischo, Foster, Holt, Franzen, Spangler, Priebe, Begley, Joyce

----Sources: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, WI) May 27, 1965

Sischo, Jennie (November 6, 1884 - May 24, 1965)

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon from the Christie Methodist Chu4rch for Mrs. Jennie Sischo, age 80, of Neillsville, who died on Monday, May 24, 1965, at her home. The Rev. Carl Booher of Greenwood officiated. Burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery.

Mrs. Sischo was born Jennie Holt, on November 6, 1884, in Neillsville, daughter of the late Albert and Carrie (Foster) Holt. She attended rural schools of the county. On December 28, 1901, she was married to William L (Roy) Sischo in Neillsville, Wis. Mr. Sischo died in 1949. They were engaged in farming for many years. Mrs. Sischo, who had been a lifelong resident of the area, moved into Neillsville following the death of her husband.

She is survived by five children; Lyle of Springfield, OR; Iva Franzen of Sunnyvale, CA; Ione (Frank) Spangler of Cupertine, CA; Bernice (Willard) Priebe of San Jose, CA; and Devere of Neillsville; two sisters, Mrs. Marian Begley of Neillsville and Vera (William) Joyce of rural Neillsville; two brothers, Earl and Clarence Holt of Greenwood; 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Sischo was a member of the Christie Methodist Church, Women’s Society of Christian Service and Golden Link Lodge of the Royal Neighbors. Funeral arrangements were made by the Georgas Funeral Home.



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