Obit: Spiegel, Minnie (1868 - 1947)

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Surnames: Spiegel, Struwe, Voight

----Source: CLARK COUNTY PRESS (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 09/25/1947

Spiegel, Minnie (1868 - 7 SEP 1947)

Funeral services for Mrs. Carl Spiegel, 78, of Neillsville (Clark Co., Wis.), were held Saturday afternoon, at the Georgas Funeral Home, the Rev. Floyd A. Fahlgren, pastor of the Methodist Church, officiating. Burial took place in the Neillsville Cemetery. Mrs. Spiegel, who had been blind for several years, died Sept. 7, 1947, at St. George Hospital in Chicago, where she had been taken after suffering a skull fracture when she fell down a flight of stairs at the home of her son, Albert, in Chicago.

About five weeks ago, her husband sustained a broken leg in a runaway accident on the farm southeast of Neillsville. He is still confined in the Neillsville Hospital. At that time, her son came from Chicago and took his mother home to care for her. She had been in this home 33 days when her fatal accident occurred.

Minnie Struwe was born in Germany and came at the age of 15 to American, settling in Chicago, In 1896 she came to Clark County, where she has since resided.

Surviving are her husband, the son, Albert, and a sister, Mrs. Anna Voight of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Pallbearers were: Levi Roberts, Olaf Botnen, Carl Spaete, Frank Kren and William Nickel. Miss Phyliss Fahlgren and Jane Pepper sang, "One Sweetly Solemn Thought", and "Abide with Me" accompanied at the piano by Mrs. Florence Counsell.

Out of town relatives here for the services were: Mr. and Mrs. Albert Spiegel, Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Voight and son, and Mrs. Anna Voight, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.



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