Obit: Zillmann, Myrl Elsie (1881 - 1952)

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Surnames: Zillmann, Smith, Holmes, Christofferson, Gray, Ludwig, MacDonald, Carter, Orr, Siska, Dessloch, Strathman, Nelsen, Umhoefer, Engeldinger, Ross, Stoltzman

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 01/03/1952

Zillmann, Myrl Elsie (31 Mar. 1881 - 1 Jan. 1952)

Mrs. Richard Zillmann, a former resident of Colby, died in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Funeral services will be held at the Lulloff Funeral Home Friday afternoon. Obituary will be published next week.

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 01/10/1952

Funeral services for Mrs. Myrtle Elsie Zillmann of Milwaukee, formerly of Colby, Wisconsin, who died January 1st, as chronicled last week, were held Friday afternoon at the Lulloff Funeral Home, Rev. F. J. Smith, pastor of the Methodist church in Colby, officiating, and internment was made in the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery. Pall bearers were Dr. H. H. Christofferson, N. L. Dessloch, R. W. Strathman, C. A. Nelsen, A. X. Umhoefer and John Engeldinger.

Mrs. Zillmann, nee Mryl Elsie Gray, was born on March 31, 1881, in Colby, Wis. She is a graduate of Colby High School and taught school near Colby before her marriage in 1902 to Richard Zillmann who passed away in 1927. Mrs. Zillmann resided in Colby from the time of her birth until 1929 when she moved to Madison. In 1932, she moved to Milwaukee where she lived until her death.

Surviving are two daughters, Sylvia Zillmann and Kathryn Zillmann of Milwaukee, and one brother, Herbert Gray of Owen.

Out of town relatives here for the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Donald Zillmann of Eau Claire, Richard Zillmann of Baldwin; Herbert Gray and Mrs. Harold Ludwig of Owen, Mrs. Ray MacDonald, Mrs. Moss Ross and Mrs. Herbert Stoltzman and daughter of Marshfield. Out of town friends here for the funeral were Mildred McDonald, Dorthea Carter and Catherine Orr of Milwaukee and Mrs. Elizabeth Siska of Madison.

Mrs. Zillmann was a member of the Royal Neighbor Society and Eastern Star. She was well known here for her friendly disposition and winning ways, and, at the time of her death, still had many friends here who were sorry to learn of her departure.



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