Obit: Steele, Anna I. #2 (1874 - 1939)
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Surnames: Steele, Barrett, Frinack, Brunett, Zimmer, Beachwood

----Sources: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 06/01/1939

Steele, Anna I. #2 (13 NOV 1874 - 22 MAY 1939)

Mrs. Arthur Steele, 64, died at her farm home northwest of Greenwood (Clark Co., Wis.) in the Town of Warner, on May 22nd, 1939 of a heart ailment from which she had been suffering for some time.

Anna Isabel Barrett was born in Canada on Nov. 13, 1874, the only daughter of William and Mary Barrett. She came to Thorp at the age of nine and this became her home for the following forty-six years. On May 26, 1895 she was united in marriage with Arthur Steele. To this union were born eight children, two of whom, Ernest and Ralph, preceded her in death. She moved to Curtiss (Clark Co.) with her husband and family in 1930 and in 1936 moved to the farm near Greenwood, which is their present home.

She is survived by her husband, three daughters, Maud, Mrs. Chas. Frinack, Thorp; Nina, Mrs. Romaine Brunett, Chetek; Ruth, Mrs. John Zimmer, Greenwood; three sons, Paul, Arthur and Roger at home; two brothers, Wm. E. Barrett of Thorp, Ernest Barrett of Milwaukee, and one adopted brother, Frank Beachwood of St. Paul; twelve grandchildren and a host of friends.

The funeral was held at the Methodist Episcopal Church at Thorp on Thursday afternoon last at two o’clock, services conducted by Rev. C.R. Gaylord of Greenwood, assisted by Rev. Jas. Irish, local pastor. Mmes, Geo. Haeusen and Harold Stabnow, sang, accompanied by Miss Bishop of Greenwood. She was laid to rest in the East Thorp Cemetery. Pallbearers were, John Misfeldt, Bert Hubbard, Leo Fischer, Bob Telford, Art Bobbs and Reinhold Daniels.

 

 


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