Obit: Tessmer, Ida (1875 - 1948)

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Surnames: Tessmer, Puhlmann, Zillmann, Dittmeyer, Holtzhausen, Schorer, Marks, Draeger, Yelke, Wiedenhoeft, Schultz, Kuehl, Kolander, Debuhr, Detjens, Hegg, Olson, Trantow

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 11/25/1948

Tessmer, Ida (8 July 1875 - 18 Nov. 1948)

Mrs. Gottlieb Tessmer died at her home in Colby last Thursday, Nov. 18, at 1:15 p.m. after a lingering illness of four years. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Evangelical and Reformed church in Colby, Wis., Rev. Franz Paul Puhlmann officiating, and internment was made in the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery. Pall bearers were Ed Zillmann, Oscar Dittmeyer, Carl Holtzhausen, Louis Schorer, John Marks, Paul Draeger. Flowers were in charge of Mrs. Louis Schorer, Mrs. Sam Yelke, Mrs. H. J. Wiedenhoeft and Mrs. E. Schultz.

Ida Kuehl was born in Karnitz, Germany, on July 8th, 1875, and came to the United States in 1870 with her parents and came to this community in 1885. She married Gottlieb Tessmer on May 1, 1895.

Surviving are one daughter, Alma Tessmer of Colby, one son, Edwin Tessmer of Tomahawk, one brother, Wm. Kuehl, of Waukegan, Ill., and one grand son, Duane Tessmer of Tomahawk.

Out of town people here for the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Tessmer and son, Duane, of Tomahawk, William Kuehl of Waukegan, Ill., Mrs. Alma Kolander and Mrs. H. Debuhr of Milwaukee, Otto Detjens and Bud Hegg of Phillips, Mrs. Minnie Olson of Prentice, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Trantow of Merrill, Mr. and Mrs. August Tessmer of Spencer and Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Smith of Marshfield.

The deceased was a faithful member of the Evangelical and Reformed church and the Women’s Guild.



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