Obit: Bitter, Pearl #2 (1898 - 1963)


Surnames: Bitter

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 12/26/1963

Bitter, Pearl (7 JUL 1898 - 16 DEC 1963)

Funeral services for Mrs. Harvey bitter, 65, of Abbotsford, who died unexpectedly of a heart attack at Minneapolis Monday, Dec. 16, 1963, were held Thursday morning. A mass of requiem was sung at 10 o'clock at St. Bernard's Catholic Church, with the Rev. Raymond b. Schulz officiating. Interment was made in the Abbotsford Cemetery.

On Wednesday night a general rosary service was held at the Polnaszek Funeral Home. Due to the extremely cold weather, the Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Knaack-Thompson Post 865 of Abbotsford, of which Mrs. Bitter was a charter member, held graveside rites at the Funeral Home Wednesday evening.

The pallbearers were all members of the FGW post: Clayton Afkend, Len Colby, George Kelley, Roy Lueschow, Frank Nikolay and Edwin Weisenberger.

Among the relatives who attended were: Charles Santo, Mrs. Bitter's brother; her sister, Miss Clara Santo of Appleton; and Mr. and Mrs. Anton Varkeick and David, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Lightfoot, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Gay and Mrs. Ray Santo of Fairchild; Mrs. Walter Folinski of Eau Claire; Mr. and Mrs. Nick Selzner and Mr. and Mrs. Keith Shifman of Chippewa Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Custer, Mr. and Mrs. George Webb, and Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Bitter of Sheboygan Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Bitter of Plymouth; Kermit Kleinke, Warren Kleinke and Francis Kleinke of Marinette; Mrs. Ivy Buck of Hawkeye, Ia.; Mr. and Mrs. John Stowe and Mr. and Mrs. Al Bushman of Unity; as well as many other relatives and friends from Wausau, Marshfield, Spencer, Unity, Colby, Owen, Curtiss, Dorchester, Stetsonville, Vesper and Abbotsford.



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