Obit: Bizer, Elizabeth (1874 - 1931)

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----Sources: COLBY PHONOGRAPH (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 07/30/1931

Bizer, Elizabeth (1874 - 23 July 1931)

Mrs. John Bizer, wife of Rev. John Bizer, pastor of the German Lutheran church at Medford, and former pastor of the St. John’s Ev. Lutheran church in Colby, died at the Marshfield hospital last Thursday evening, July 23rd, heart disease, with which she had been confined to the hospital for the past several months, being the cause of her departure. Funeral services were held at the German Lutheran church at Medford Monday afternoon, Rev. Herman Ballam of Cottage Grove, Minn., officiating, and burial took place in the Medford cemetery.

Mrs. Bizer, formerly Elizabeth Reichert, was born in 1874 in the town of Russell, Sheboygan county, living there until her marriage Oct. 10, 1894, to the Rev. J. Bizer, who survives and who was at the time in charge of a pastorate in Iowa. Following her marriage she went with her husband to the Iowa pastorate where they remained for several years, then moving to the town of Mosel, Sheboygan county, where they remained for eight years.

After living in Sheboygan county again for eight years she moved with the Rev. J. Bizer to his new pastorate which included Colby and Medford. For the past 25 years she has lived in Medford where her husband was pastor of the German Lutheran church.

Surviving the deceased besides her husband are: father, George Reichert, Medford; children Julius who is operating a farm near Medford and studying for the ministry; Alvin S., instructor of manual arts in the Marshfield Purdy junior high school; Eugene, Medford; Herbert, athletic coach in Frienship-Adams; Mrs. Paul J?, Medford, and Erma, student ? at the Marshfield hospital.



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