Obit: Garbisch, Wilma (1925- 1975)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Garbisch, Rounds, Marshall, Johnson, Henningsgaard, Musil, Schleef

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 8/07/1975

Garbisch, Wilma “Billie” (25 June 1925 – 30 July 1975)

Funeral services were held Saturday from Zion Lutheran Church, Granton, for its organist, Mrs. Leland (Wilma) Garbisch, who died July 30 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield, at the age of 50. The Rev. Everett Schleef officiated, and burial followed in the church cemetery. The Gilbertson Funeral Home, Granton, was in charge of arrangements. Mrs. James Musil accompanied congregational singing.

Mrs. Garbisch, the former Wilma (Billie) Rounds, was born June 25, 1925, at Iroquois, S.D., and was educated at schools in Alexandria, Mn. She lived in Rockford, Il., from 1943-1949, and was married there on October 1, 1949, to Leland Garbisch. Since then, she had lived in Granton where she was active in music work at the public school and throughout the community. Mrs. Garbisch served for many years as organist at Zion Lutheran Church, of which she was a member.

Survivors, in addition to her husband, and her mother, Mrs. Grace Rounds of Rockford, include three children, Mrs. Larry (Janice) Marshall of Neillsville and Marilyn and David Garbisch, both at home; and two grandchildren. She is also survived by two brothers, Vernon Rounds of Napa, Ca., and Murray Rounds of Rockford, Il.; and three sisters, Jean Rounds of Rockford, Il., Mrs. Muriel Johnson of Hinsdale, Il. and Mrs. Evelyn Henningsgaard of Alexandria, Minnn.




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