Obit: Irish, Nettye #3 (1884 - 1948)
Surnames: Irish, Hayes, Asselin, Goetsch, Lauer, Bilben
----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 12/30/1948
Irish, Nettye #3 (16 NOV 1884 - 23 DEC 1948)
Mrs. Nettye Irish, 64, passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield on Thursday, Dec. 23, 1948, having become a victim of lymphatic leukemia.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, Dec. 26 at 2 p.m. at the Methodist Church in Thorp. Dr. Fred Jordan of Eau Claire, district superintendent, officiated. Burial was at the Methodist Cemetery with Charles Frinack, Vivian Geiger, Isaac Sisco, Charles Ramberg, Chester Johnson, Corwin C. Guell as pallbearers.
Nettye Amy Hayes was born on Nov. 16th, 1884. She was one of twin daughters born to Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Hayes of the town of Reseburg (Clark Co., Wis.). She grew to womanhood on her father’s farm, and attended the Reseburg Public School. On April 6th, 1905, she was united in marriage to Jerry Asselin, Jr. To this union two children were born, one son Harold, who died in infancy, and one daughter, Eunice. After spending 15 years on a farm in Reseburg, they moved to the village of Thorp where Mr. Asselin engaged in business. He died after a lingering illness on Oct. 15, 1940. She then moved to Wausau where she spent a year with her daughter and friends before returning to Thorp. On Dec. 1st 1943 she was united in marriage at Chippewa Falls to Rev. James Irish, pastor of the Methodist Church. Since that time they have continued to live in Thorp.
She leaves to mourn her loss, her husband, Rev. Irish, her daughter, Eunice (Mrs. Reno Goetsch) of Wausau, Wis., three grandchildren, Barbara, Jerry and Kenneth, one sister, Mrs. Anton Lauer of Chippewa Falls, Wis., and two step-children, Charles Irish of Pontiac, Mich., and Mrs. May Bilben of White Bear lake, Minn.
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