Obit: Seif, Elsie Charlotte (1888 - 1954)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Seif, Marden, Wood, Hemp, Hanes,
Wightman, Amidon, Parker, Kreutz, Beschta, Nelson, Keuer, Harvey,
Hauge, Mabie, Smith, Vornholt, Yenni, Koehler
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) June 3, 1954
Seif, Elsie Charlotte (17 October 1888 - 29 May
Mrs. Charles Seif, 65, of 209 Clay Street,
Neillsville, died Saturday May 29, 1954, at the Neillsville
Hospital, where she was taken following a heart
Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 1, from
the Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church, the Rev. William Koehler
officiating. Burial was in the Neillsville City
body reposed at the Bergemann Funeral Home until 12 noon Tuesday
when it was taken to the church for the services.
Mrs. Seif (Elsie Charlotte Wood) was born October
17, 1888, to David and Mary (Marden) Wood at Neillsville. She
received her education in the Neillsville Schools and taught school
before her marriage to Charles Seif on June 16, 1910, at
Neillsville. Since that time they have made their home in
Neillsville, where she helped Mr. Seif operate an implement
was a member of the Evangelical and Reformed Church, the
Women’s Guild of the Church, Royal Neighbors of America, and
was a member of the county health committee, by election of the
county board of supervisors.
Survivors are her husband, one daughter, Mrs.
Richard Hemp, Mosinee; three sons, Chester of Augusta, Dale and
William of Neillsville; two brothers, Earl and David Wood,
Portland, Ore.; and two sisters, Mrs. J. J. (Iva) Hanes, Kirkland,
Wash., and Mrs. Ed (Nancy) Wightman of La Crosse; two half-sisters,
Mrs. Walter Amidon, Neillsville, and Mrs. Mabel Parker, Portland,
Ore. and one half-brother, Homer Wood, Merrillan.
Seven grandchildren also
Pallbearers were: Robert Harvey, James Hauge,
Milo Mabie, Albert Smith, Fred Vornholt and William
Out of town relatives attending the services were: Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hemp and children, Mosinee; Mr. and Mrs. Chester Seif and family, Augusta; Mrs. Edward Wightman, La Crosse; J. J. Hanes, Kirkland, Wash.; Joseph and Oscar Seif, Hortonville; Mr. and Mrs. Adley Kreutz, La Crosse; Mr. and Mrs. William Marden, Greenwood; Mrs. Matt Beschta, Appleton; Mrs. Catherine Beschta, Hortonville; Mrs. Lloyd Nelson, Milaca, Minn.; Mrs. Laura Keuer, Pittsville.
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