Pietenpol, Laura (1888 - 1975)







----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner 6/19/1975

Pietenpol, Laura (19 Nov. 1888 - 13 June 1975)



Mrs. Laura Pietenpol, 86, route 1, Granton, Clark County, died at 10:45 p.m., Friday, June 13, 1975 at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday at the United Methodist Church in Granton with the Rev. William Noble officiating. Burial took place in the Windfall Cemetery.

Mrs. Pietenpol, the former Laura Neitzel, was born Nov. 19, 1888, in the town of Lynn. She had worked as a dressmaker, and was a piano player for silent movies in Marshfield and also in a dance band.

She was married Sept. 14, 1915, in the town of Grant to Floyd Pietenpol. The couple celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in 1965. Her husband died June 10, 1973.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Clarence (Letha) Ganther, Granton and Mrs. Elaine Downer, Neillsville three grandchildren, and one sister, Mrs. Art Short, Granton.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by five sisters.




Obit: Pietenpol, Laura #2 (1888 - 1975)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Pietenpol, Neitzel, Ganther, Downer, Short, Tyler, Anderson, Crothers, Naedler, Henninger, Musil, Noble

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 6/19/1975

Pietenpol, Laura (19 November 1888 – 13 June 1975)

Funeral services were held Monday from Granton United Methodist Church for Mrs. Laura Pietenpol of Rt. 1 Granton, who died Friday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield at the age of 86. The Rev. William Noble officiated, and interment followed in the Windfall Cemetery. Arrangements were made by the Gilbertson Funeral Home, Granton.

Mrs. Pietenpol, the former Laura Neitzel, was born November 19, 1888, in the Town of Lynn and was educated in schools there. As a young woman, she worked as a dressmaker and also played piano for silent films at Marshfield and in a dance band.

Her marriage to Floyd Pietenpol took place September 14, 1915, at Zion American Lutheran Church in the Town of Grant. Mr. Pietenpol proceeded his wife in death on June 10, 1973.

Mrs. Pietenpol is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Clarence (Letha) Ganther of Granton and Mrs. Elaine Downer of Neillsville; one sister, Mrs. Art Short of Granton; and three grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Roger Tyler, David Anderson, Bruce Crothers, Mark Crothers, William Naedler, Sr., and Emil Henninger.

Mrs. Jas. Musil was the organist.



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