Obit: Wiesner, Frank Edward (1862 - 1946)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Wiesner, Davision, Foster, Schultz, Wendt, Simonson, Hassl, McMahon, Prock, Croasdale, Amidon, Seif, Fredenburg, Collins, Kretchmer

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) January 24, 1946

Wiesner, Frank Edward (28 April 1862 - 17 January 1946)

Frank E. Wiesner, 83, was interred in the Neillsville Cemetery Monday, January 21, 1946, following funeral services at the Lowe Funeral Home and at the Congregational Church. The Rev. F. A. Fahlgren officiated.

He died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Arthur Wendt, in Watertown, January 17, following a stroke.

Mr. Wiesner was born in West Bend, April 28, 1862, to Frederick and Caroline (Davision) Wiesner. At an early age he with his parents, moved to Wood County, where he received his early education. Later the family moved to Clark County.

When a young man he engaged in farming; later he moved to Montana, and about seven years ago he returned to Wisconsin, where he resided until death.

He was married to Emma Foster, who preceded him in death, in 1909. He is survived by three daughters: Mrs. Herman Schultz, Neillsville; Mrs. Arthur Wendt, Watertown, and Mrs. Walter Simonson, Merrillan. A fourth daughter, Mrs. Vera Hassl, died in 1945. Four sisters also survive. They are: Mrs. Tim McMahon, Mt. Pleasant, Mich.; Mrs. George Prock, Farmington; Mrs. Margaret Croasdale, International Falls, Minn., and Mrs. Sam Amidon, Hayward.

Pallbearers were: Billy Seif, Robert Seif, Melvin Wendt, Harvey Schultz, Bert Schultz and Archie Schultz.

Those from out-of-town who attended the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Schultz, Hampshire, Ill; Norman and Melvin Wendt and Mr. and Mrs. Art Wendt, Watertown; Mrs. Sam Amidon, Hayward; Mrs. George Prock and son, the Rev. Michael Prock, and daughter, Ann, and granddaughter, Margaret, Farmington; Martin Prock, Eau Claire; Mr. and Mrs. Archie Fredenburg; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Collins and Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Kretchmer, Humbird.



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