|Jolivette, Maria (1871 - 1949)|
|JOLIVETTE DUSSO OLSON PTERSON FRANK|
----Source: Greenwood Library Scrapbook Collection
MARSHFIELD NEWS HERALD 11/ /1949
MRS. JOLIVETTE FUNERAL HELD IN GREENWOOD
Greenwood Funeral services were held Monday at 2 p.m. in Grace Methodist Church here for Mrs. Maria Jolivette, 78, who died Nov. 17, 1949. The Rev. Lee Holmes officiated and burial was made in the Greenwood Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Ralph, Donald and Lorris Dusso, Norbert and Delton Jolivette, and Raymond Ackerman, all grandsons of the deceased.
Mrs. Lorris Dusso, Mrs. Ralph Dusso, Mrs. Donald Dusso, Elaine Jolivette and Mrs. Betty Olson, all granddaughters of Mrs. Jolivette were in charge of floral arrangements.
Mrs. Chal Perkins and Miss Evangeline Sheets sang In the Garden and Beautiful Isle of Somewhere , accompanied by Mrs. William Olson on the piano.
Mrs. Jolivette died at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Harris Jolivette, about six miles northeast of Greenwood, Clark County. She had been ailing for several years and had been confined to bed for two weeks.
She was born March 26, 1871 in Neillsville, the daughter, of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Peterson. On Nov. 1, 1891 she was married to Isadore Jolivette and move with him to La Crosse, where they lived until 1913, when they move to Greenwood. Mr. Jolivette died in Feb. 1941. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Lester (Stella) Frank and Mrs. Lex (Esther) Dusso, Greenwood, and six sons, Harris, Lee, and Gerald, Greenwood Raymond and Robert, Pine Bush, N.Y. and Edward, living in Texas.
Twenty-three grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren also survive. Mrs. Robert (Belle) McConnell, Greenwood, a sister, and Ed Peterson, Epping, N.D., a brother, are also living.
Out of town person attending the funeral services were Mr. and Mrs. Donald Dusso and family, Waupon Mrs. Eda Jolivette, son Richard, and daughter Mrs. Betty Olson, Madison Charles Jolivette, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Jolivette, and Glenn Jolivette, La Cross Mrs. John Brown and children, Eldorado Norbert Jolivette, Northfield, Minn. Miss Elaine Jolivette, Marshfield and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Jolivette and Robert Jolivette, Pine Bush, N.Y.
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