Obit: Livesay, Kathrine (1876 - 1949)
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Surnames: LIVESAY ALTON RIGGS CUMMINGS BORIGO

----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wis.) 08/31/1949

Livesay, Kathrine (1876 - 27 AUG 1949)

Neillsville (Clark Co., Wis.) - Funeral services for Mrs. Kathrine Livesay, 73, were held yesterday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Georgas Funeral Home, the Rev. Alfred Schewe officiating. Burial was made in the Neillsville Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Arthur Imig, Wayne Potter, Everett Shaw, Ralph Alstot, Arthur Schoengarth and Bruce Armitage.

Mrs. Oscar DeMert and Mrs. Ralph Alstot, were in charge of floral arrangements.

Among those from out of town attending were Mrs. Fred Behrens, Miss Rue Cummings, Mrs. Jack Syth, Mr. and Mrs. John Scheuring, and Mr. and Mrs. John Arends, Greenwood; Mr. and Mrs. Wendel Riggs and family, Zion, Ill., and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Palen, Gleason.

Mrs. Livesay died at the Milwaukee hospital Saturday where she had resided the last years of her life. She was born at Eau Claire in 1876. Her maiden name was Kathrine Alton.

She received her education in Eau Claire County rural schools, and was married Oct. 17, 1900, to Harry Livesay, Greenwood. Her husband died in 1932. She had lived in Milwaukee since 1942 until she became ill.

She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Milwaukee.

A daughter, Mrs. Robert (Lenore) Riggs, Milwaukee, survives. There are five living grandchildren.

Surviving sisters are Mrs. Eugene Cummings, Glendive, Mont.; and Mary Borigo, Portland, Ore. Three brothers preceded her in death.

 

 


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