Bertha Ann (1861 - 1942)
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Surnames: Wiesner, Buth, Gerber, Keuer, Gamache
----Sources: The Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 3 Dec. 1942
Wiesner, Bertha Ann (26 Dec. 1861 - 2 Dec. 1942)
Mrs. Bertha Ann Wiesner died at 1:30 a.m. Dec. 2, at her home at Granton after an illness of over a year’s duration following a stroke of paralysis, which she suffered in August, 1941.
Funeral services will be held at the Gilbertson Funeral Home Granton at 1:30 p.m. and at the Fischer Church at 2:00 on Saturday, Dec. 5, the Rev. J. Buth officiating. Interment will be made in the Windfall Cemetery.
----Sources: The Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 10 Dec. 1942
Mrs. Bertha Wiesner, one of the oldest residents of the locality in which she lived, passed away at her home in the village of Granton at 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2nd, at the age of 80 years, 22 months and 5 days. She had been ill for several months.
Mrs. Wiesner was born in the town of Pine Valley, Dec. 26, 1861, the daughter of Gottfried and Anna Gerber. When but three years of age, her father carried her through the woods to the first services of the American Lutheran Church. At the time of her death, she was one of the oldest members of that organization.
It was in the American Lutheran Church that she was married to Charles Wiesner of the town of Lynn on Nov. 5th, 1883. The couple resided on their farm there until Nov. 12th, 1924, when they moved to the village of Granton. It was their privilege to celebrate their golden wedding on Nov. 5th, 1933. Mr. Wiesner preceded her in death march 20, 1939.
The departed is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Laura Keuer, Granton, who cared for her during her long illness, and Ottelia, Mrs. William Gamache, Oshkosh, and by one son, Louis, of the town of Lynn. A son, Edward, died Oct. 23, 1941.
A brother, Fred Gerber, passed away Sept. 8, 1941, and a sister Mrs. August Schmoll, died July 5, 1934. They are five surviving grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
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