Obit: Zilisch, Jessie (1888 - 1989)
Surnames: ZILISCH ORMOND BADEH ELMER WELSH VALE
----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner (Clark
County, Wis.) 01/03/1990
Zilisch, Jessie (1888 - 1989)
Jessie Zilisch, 101, Menomonie, former resident of the Neillsville area, died Dec. 24, 1989, at American Lutheran Home, Inc., Menomonie. Private family services were held in Menomonie. Rev. Thomas LaChapelle officiated. Burial was in the Neillsville City Cemetery.
Jessie (Ormond) Zilisch was born to William and Mathilda Ormond in Horicon on June 27, 1888. She received her education in Horicon schools. She attended college in Milwaukee. She then taught school in the Milwaukee area until her marriage in 1917. She married Martin H. Zilisch on June 23, 1917, in Horicon. He died May 27, 1970. After their marriage they moved to Neillsville, where they farmed until the late 1950's. After her husband's death she moved to Menomonie. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Neillsville.
Surviving her are one son, Martin, Chaska, Minn. one daughter, Mrs. June Badeh, Menomonie three sisters, Esther Welsh, Waunakee Eva Vale, Cottage Grove Mary Elmer, Sunny Vale, Calif. 12 grandchildren 11 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Husband and one brother.
Gesche Funeral Home, Inc., handled the arrangements.
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