Obit: Syth, Mary "Pearl" (1878 - 1957)

Contact:  Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Syth, Stabnow, Hodges, Boon, Koenig, Jenett, Zickert, Oldham

----Sources: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, WI) December 12 & 19, 1957

Syth, Mary "Pearl" (December 28, 1878 - Decembr 8, 1957)

Pearl Syth, age 78, of Greenwood died early Sunday morning, December 8, 1957, at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Stabnow. She had been in poor health for the past year with a heart ailment and had been at the Stabnow home since September of this year.

Mary Pearl Boon was born December 28, 1878, in Christie, to James and Louisa (Hodges) Boon. She was married to William A Syth June 6, 1900, in Neillsville, Wis. She spent all of her life in this area, except for three years (1910-1912) when the family lived in Girard, MT. Before going there the Syths lived on a farm two miles south of here and upon their return from Montana, they settled on a farm 3 ½ miles southeast of the city. She lived there until the death of her husband, October 19, 1938, she then moved to this city.

She is survived by the following children: Vern Syth and Mrs. Carl (Lila) Stabnow both of Greenwood; and Mrs. Herbert (Lucille) Koenig of Milwaukee; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and a brother, Peter Boon of Christie.

Funeral services were to be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday from Grace Methodist Church, with Rev. Ethel Nulton officiating. Burial was to be made in the Greenwood Cemetery.

Attending the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Koenig of Milwaukee; Earl Syth of Spencer, OK; Mr. and Mrs. Dale Syth of Eau Claire; Mrs. Alma Jenett of Plover; Mr. and Mrs. Free Christie, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Stabnow and Mrs. Ray Oldham of Neillsville; Mrs. Len Boon and son Clayton, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Boon, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Boon, Mrs. Franklin Zickert and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Murphy of Christie.



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