Obit: Marshall, Catherine (1869 - 1939)
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Surnames: Marshall, Longenecker, Dirks, Jaster, Webb, Garman, Paulus, Peasley, Conrad, Kunes, Thorpe, Stevens, Langston, Bosshard, Powell

----Sources: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) Thurs., 6 Oct. 1939

Marshall, Catherine (27 April 1869 - 28 Sept. 1939)

Mrs. Catherine (Conrad) Marshall passed away at her home in Neillsville at 1:50 a.m. September 28, at the age of 70 years, six months and one day, after an illness of 18 months with cancer.

Funeral services were held Sunday noon at the Jaster Funeral home, Neillsville, and at 2:30 at North Bend Church, North Bend, Rev. G. W. Longenecker, Neillsville and Rev. Dirks, North Bend, conducting the rites. Interment took place at the Evergreen Cemetery. Mrs. Arthur Jaster rendered the song service at the rites here and Frank Webb, Dr. F. M. Garman, Blucher Paulus and Thomas Peasley acted as pallbearers. Six nephews performed these services at North Bend.

Mrs. Marshall was born in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin, April 27, 1869, to Jacob and Wilhelmina Conrad. She was married to O. B. Marshall at the Conrad home in Trempealeau county May 8, 1890. Five children were born to them, three of whom survive to comfort the father. They are: Harold Marshall, North Bend; Claire Marshall, Durand; and Meta, Mrs. Harley Kunes, Black River Falls, Wisconsin. Mrs. Marshall is also survived by one sister, Mrs. Gusta Thorpe, Sandpoint, Idaho.

Mr. and Mrs. Marshall lived on a farm for many years and for a time made their home at Melrose, Wis. In May, 1935, they came to Neillsville where Mr. Marshall operated the Webb Oil station up to the time when his wife’s illness required him to remain constantly in the home.

Mrs. Marshall was a member of the Presbyterian Church at North Bend for 41 years and attended services faithfully after coming to Neillsville even though her own denomination is no longer listed among Neillsville churches. She was also a member of the Rebekah lodge.

Out-of-town persons attending the funeral services were: Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Stevens, Dr. and Mrs. Harry Marshall, Sam Langston, Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Stevens of La Crosse; Francis Conrad of Withee; Mrs. Effie Bosshard of Bangor; Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Powell of Sparta.

 

 


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