Obit: Bascomb, Della (1874 - 1949)

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Surnames: Bascomb, Campbell, Salisbury, Wessenberg, Courtland, Richter

----Source: Marshfield New Herald (Marshfield, Wis.) 11/14/1949

Bascomb, Della (11 JUL 1874 - 11 NOV 1949)

Neillsville, Clark Co., Wis. - Burial services for Mrs. Maurice (Della) Bascomb, 75, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Bergemann Funeral Home. She died Friday at Sacred Heart Hospital, Eau Claire, Burial will be made in the Neillsville Cemetery, the Rev. W.K. Donnelly, Augusta, officiating. The body will lie in state at the Funeral Home.

Mrs. Bascomb, nee Della Campbell, was born July 11, 1874. She received her education in Neillsville schools and in 1895 was married to Fred Wessenberg, who preceded her in death. She was married a second time to Maurice Bascomb in 1939. She lived in Neillsville and surrounding area all her life.

Surviving are her husband and the following children: Mrs. Bernice Salisbury and Mrs. Hans (Elizabeth) Richter, South Milwaukee; August Wessenberg, Kalamazoo, Mich.; Elmer Wessenberg and Fred Wessenberg, Granton; Wesley Wessenberg, South Milwaukee; Albert Wessenberg, Kalamazoo, Mich.; Mrs. Mamie Courtland and Esther Wessenberg, Neillsville; and Robert Wessenberg, Chili.

Two sons and a daughter preceded her in death. There are 29 living grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.



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