Obit: Sigel, Mary (1877 - 1935)
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Surnames: SIGEL SCHICK MATTSON WANA MAHNER PRELL KIGER REHBEIN MERKITT

----Sources: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 11/14/1935

Sigel, Mary (1877 - 12 NOV 1935)

Mrs. Mary Sigel, age 58, former resident of this city (Owen, Clark Co., Wis.), died at the Rib Lake Clinic, Tuesday, at which institution she had been since Thursday of last week. She entered the clinic and on Saturday, underwent an operation for the removal of her right leg, just below the hip, and from that time on failed to rally to the aid of medical treatment.

Mrs. Sigel for the past year had been making her home with her sister at Park Falls, and prior to that had lived in Owen for about seven years. She, for a number of years, operated the Sweet Shop.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday morning from the Catholic Church at Medford, her former home, and burial will take place in the cemetery in that city.

She is survived by two sons, Arthur of Mellen and Walter of Eau Claire, and three daughters, Mrs. Lucine Schick of Marshfield, Dorothy of Rhinelander, and Mrs. William Mattson of this city.

(Follow on in 11/21/1935 Owen Enterprise)

Mrs. Mary Sigel died at Rib Lake, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 1935, following an amputation of her leg to stop a gangrenous infection. She was born in Germany in 1877. At the age of seven she came to this country with her parents, first settling on a farm in Chelsea. She was married to Frank Sigel at Dorchester in 1898. Her husband died in October 1916.

Mrs. Sigel came to Owen eight years ago and operated the Sweet Shop for a period of four years. For the past year she has been employed in Park Falls.

Funeral services were held at the Holy Rosary Church, Medford, last Saturday morning, Rev. G. Reuter officiating. Burial took place at the Evergreen Cemetery.

Surviving are five children, Arthur Sigel of Mellen; Viola, Mrs. William Mattson of Owen; Walter of Eau Claire; Lucienne, Mrs. George Schick of Marshfield; and Dorothy of Rhinelander. She also leaves five sisters and three brothers, who are: Ida, Mrs. Carl Prell Jr., DeSota; Theresa Mahner and Clara, Mrs. Harry Wanas, Duluth; Emily, Mrs. I.P. Kiger, Westboro; Hattie, Mrs. E.L. Bushaw, Milwaukee; Anna, Mrs. E.L. Dillon, butternut; Alvina, Mrs. William Rehbeing, Medford; Bertha, Mrs. Ray Merkitt, California; and Carl Mahner, Sheboygan; Anton Mahner, town of Chelsea, and Ed Mahner, Canada.

 

 


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