Anna Frances (1863 - 1944)
Surnames: STOWELL BRUESEWITZ HINZ KIESLING NOBLE BRUSS WACHHOLZ NEUMANN SCHWEKE OELRICH SINGSTOCK ERTL SCHROEDER KRAUSE ADNEY FREDRICK DOHM WOLTMAN KETTLER MATSON BEHRENDT ARTMAN ZENNER BUTCHER
----Sources: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark Co. Wis.) 09/29/1944
Stowell, Anna Frances (28 Nov. 1863 - 25 Sept. 1944)
Mrs. Anna Stowell, aged 80 years, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Fred Bruesewitz of the town of Brighton early Monday morning, after an illness of four weeks with complications attributed to old age. Funeral services were conducted at the Swarthout Funeral Home in Spencer at 1:40 p.m. Wednesday, followed by rites at 2:00 at St. John’s Lutheran church two miles north of Spencer with the Rev. H. C. Hinz in charge. Internment was made in Hillside cemetery at Marshfield.
Anna Frances Stowell was born in New York on Nov. 28, 1863 and was married at Antwerp, N.Y., on June 3, 1882 to W. Stowell, who died on Sept. 10, 1919. They came from Fond du Lac county to Marshfield vicinity in 1904, and she lived there until 1932, when she came to live with her daughter. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. William (Eva) Kiesling, and Mrs. Lloyd (Gertrude) Noble, both of Marshfield, and Mrs. Fred (Nellie) Bruesewitz of Spencer; by 12 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. There are also two sisters in New York.
----Sources: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark Co. Wis.) 10/06/1944
Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Stowell, aged 80 years, who died Monday of last week at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Fred H. Bruesewitz, north of Spencer, were conducted Wednesday afternoon from the Swarthout Funeral Home, to St. John’s Lutheran church in town of Brighton, with Rev. H. C. Hinz in charge, and burial was made in Hillside cemetery at Marshfield. The choir, Mrs. Maynard Neumann, Mrs. Rudolph Schweke, Lucille Oelrich, Erna Wachholz and Florence Bruss, accompanied by Erna Oelrich at the pipe organ, sang "Asleep in Jesus" and "Safe in the Arms of Jesus." Pall bearers were Albert Singstock, Henry Ertl, Reinhold Schroeder, Louis Bruesewitz, Otto Bruss and Otto Krause. Flowers were in charge of Mrs. Louis Bruesewitz, Mrs. Henry Ertl, Mrs. Otto Bruss and Mrs. Henry Wachholz.
Relatives and friends from away attending the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Noble, Mr. and Mrs. Art Adney and family, Mrs. Lena Fredrick, Ole Dohm, Mrs. Louisa Singstock, and Art Woltman, all of Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. George Kiesling of Pittsville; Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Bruesewitz of Auburndale; Mrs. Allie Kettler of Loyal; Mr. and Mrs. Otto Bruss of Greenwood; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Matson of Barron; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Behrendt and Mrs. Henry Artman of Athens and Mrs. Ada Zenner of Stratford. A daughter, Mrs. Eva Kiesling of Marshfield was unable to attend, and three grandsons in service could not attend. Pvt. Harold Bruesewitz, somewhere in France; Pvt. Wilmer Bruesewitz in Ascension Island and Elias Noble, fireman first class now in San Diego, Calif., and just returned from the Southwest Pacific; two granddaughters, Miss Myrtle Noble of the Salvation Army in Chicago, and Mrs. James Butcher of Chicago, also could not attend.
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