Obit: Thwing, Iva E. (1912 - 1944)
Surnames: THWIING DIMLER PETERSON OSBORN MEWS
----Sources: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) 12/06/1944
Thwing, Iva E. (21 APR 1912 - 1 DEC 1944)
Iva Ethel Dimler, second daughter of William and Myrtle Dimler, was born on April 21st, 1912 in the town of Warner (Clark Co., Wis.). She grew to womanhood in the neighborhood where they now reside. She was united in marriage to Myron Thwing, also of Greenwood, in the City of Marshfield on May 3rd, 1930. To this union three children were born, Elaine Myrtle, Arlene Ethel, Delmar Duwell. She leaves these three children besides her husband; also 2 sisters, Laura, (Mrs. Oscar Peterson) of Blanchardville; Alta, (Mrs. Ora Osborn), Fifield, a brother David in the service of his country, and an aunt, Mrs. Ernest Mews, Auburndale.
Mrs. Thwing, whose home was 6 ¼ miles northwest of Greenwood, was killed instantly Friday evening, Dec. 1, 1944 at about 6 o’clock, when the Thwing car was struck by another at the crossroads a mile west of Longwood.
The car which crashed into the back end of the Thwing trailer loaded with feed was driven by Eugene Johnson. The impact threw the Thwing car into the ditch.
Mr. Thwing suffered lacerations of the forehead and Arlene had cuts about the face. Mr. Thwing and children were taken to Victory Hospital, Stanley, the children returning home the following day.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Dec. 5th, fist at Schiller Undertaking Parlor, then at the Methodist Church, the Rev. Alex J. Abbott officiating. Mrs. George Haeuser and Mrs. Chal Perkins sand "Rock of Ages", It Is Well With My Soul" and "God Will Take Care of You," accompanied on the piano by Mrs. John Meng. Interment was made in the Greenwood Cemetery.
The pallbearers were Ole Milestone, Joe Boe, Ed Johnson, Irvin Toburen, Raymond Rasmussen and Walter Buker.
Those who had charge of the flowers were Mrs. Otto Kind, Mrs. Ed Johnson, Mrs. Joe Boe and Mrs. Geo. Caliebe.
Those from away who attended the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Ora Osborne, Fifield; Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Peters, Blanchardville; Melvin Thwing, Bloomer; Mr. and Mrs. Harley Vine and family, Janesville; Mrs. Ernest Mews, Auburndale; Mrs. Pete Hanson, Abbotsford; Mrs. Walter Barcnecht and sister, Ladysmith; Mr. and Mrs. John Stowe and daughter Dorothy and Rufus Stowe, Riplinger.
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