Obit: Pipkorn, Bertha #3 (1886 - 1961)

Contact: Audrey Roedl

Surnames: Pipkorn, Sell, Thiel, Machon, Krall, Haavisto

----Source: The Loyal Tribune ( Loyal, Clark County, WI) 30 Nov 1961

Pipkorn, Bertha (30 May 1886-23 Nov 1961)

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, November 27, for Mrs. Bertha Pipkorn, 75, who died at 1 p.m. Thursday at her home on Route 1, Spencer.

Rites took place at the Myre Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Doering officiating and burial was made in the Beaver town cemetery.

Pallbearers were Alfred Schultz, Gary Scheel, Roy Pipkorn, Ray Wisnosky, Lee Wisnosky and John Widmer. Mrs. Duane Neuman was accompanied at the organ by Mrs. Byron Zepplin while she sang, “Rock of Ages” and “Nearer My God To Thee.”

The former Bertha Sell was born on May 30, 1886 in the town of Beaver and has lived in that area all of her life. She was married to Louis Pipkorn on November 4, 1903.

Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Rudolph (Adeline) Theil and Mrs. Marin (Velda) Machon, Wisconsin Rapids; Mrs. Joseph (Hattie) Krall, Marshfield and Mrs. Eino (Doris) Haavisto, Owen; seven sons, Oscar, Adolph, Fred and Otto at home, Leo and Louis of Owen and Bernard of Waupaca; 23 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; two sisters Mrs. Louis (Edith) Warncke and Mrs. Harry (Martha) Quackenbush, Antigo and a brother, Herman Sell, Loyal.

She was preceded in death by her husband and a brother.

Friends and relatives attending from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Pipkorn and Mrs. William Slaybak, Waupaca; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Krall, Mrs. Herbert Andries, Marshfield; Mrs. Edith Warneke, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Machon, Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Thiel and Doreen, Wisconsin Rapids; Mr. and Mrs. Eino Haavisto, Owen, and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Degnitz, Curtiss.



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