Obit: Polzin, Ida (1876 - 1958)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Polzin, Wesenberg, Scherbinske, Pittman, Burg, Uphouse, Gregory, Goebel, Wahlen, Miller, Toms, Ireland, Schewe  

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) June 12, 1958 

Polzin, Ida (26 March 1876 - 10 June 1958) 

Mrs. Ida Polzin, 82, Racine, died suddenly June 10, 1958, at the home of her daughter, with whom she had lived for the past 12 years. She was a former resident of Neillsville.  Funeral services are tentatively set for Friday at 2 p.m. from St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church.  The Rev. Alfred Schewe will officiate.  

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) June 19, 1958 

Mrs. Ida Polzin, 82, of Racine, died June 10, 1958, at her home.  Funeral services were conducted Friday from St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Neillsville.  The Rev. Alfred Schewe officiated and burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery. 

Mrs. Polzin was born March 26, 1876, in Pomerania, Germany, daughter of the late Julius and Ida (Wesenberg) Scherbinske.  She came with her parents to the United States when 11 years of age.  They located on a farm in Clark County, where she spent most of her life.  For the last 15 years she has made her home with her children in Racine. 

On May 28, 1892, she was married to Ludwig A. W. Polzin at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Neillsville. 

She is survived by the following children: Mrs. James (Meta) Pittman, Yerington, Nev.; Walter Polzin, Vernon Polzin, Racine; Erwin Polzin, Los Angeles, Cal.; Mrs. Emma Burg, Mrs. Russell (Minnie) Uphouse, Mrs. Franklin (Martha) Gregory, Racine; Alvin Polzin, Neillsville; 45 grandchildren and 48 great-grandchildren also survive. She also leaves one sister, Mrs. Mathilda Goebel, Racine. 

Pallbearers were grandsons: Franklin, Milton, Ralph Gregory; and Raymond, Walter, Jr., and Glenn Polzin. 

People from out of town attending were: Mrs. Emma Burg, Mr. and Mrs. Cal Wahlen, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Miller, Glenn Toms, Franklin Gregory, Walter Polzin Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Polzin, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Polzin, Raymond Polzin, Ralph Gregory, Miss Sandra and Richard Polzin, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Gregory, Myra Gregory, Janet and Joan Gregory, Eugene Ireland, Helen Gregory, Pearl Gregory, Mrs. Frank Gregory, Mrs. Myrtle Polzin and family, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Uphouse, all of Racine. 



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