Obit: Garbrecht, Marie (1891 – 1965)

Contact: Dinah Reinke


Surnames: Garbrecht, Archambo, Nikolay, Reeves, O’Day, Leonard, Whitney, Noonan

------ Source: Tribune-Phonograph (Abbotsford and Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 08/26/1965

---- ----- Garbrecht, Marie (06 MAR 1891 – 19 AUG 1965)

Mrs. Marie Garbrecht, 74, of San Antonio, Tex., formerly of Abbotsford, died Thursday night, Aug. 19, at St. Joseph’s hospital, Superior. Mrs. Garbrecht suffered a heart attack the previous Friday while visiting a niece.

The body was brought to the Polnaszek Funeral Home, Abbotsford, where a rosary service was held Monday evening at 8 o’clock. A mass of requiem was said by the Rev. Raymond B. Schulz at St. Bernard’s Catholic church at 10 o’clock Tuesday morning after which interment was made in the Abbotsford cemetery.

The pallbearers were Royal Archambo, George Nikolay, Jack Nikolay, Harold Reeves, Earl O’Day and Del Leonard.

Mrs. Garbrecht was born Marie O’Day, March 6, 1891, in Michigan and the family later moved to Ashland where she was educated. After her marriage to William Garbrecht they came to Abbotsford and she lived here until two years ago when she moved to San Antonio, Tex.

She was a member of St. Bernard’s Catholic church and the American Legion Auxiliary, Harrson-Terrio Post No. 139.

Survivors include three sons, Harvey and Arthur, San Antonio, Tex., and Fred, Pollock, La.; two sisters, Mrs. Rose Whitney and Mrs. Florence Noonan, Cleveland, Ohio; a brother, Joseph O’Day, Pomona, Calif., and eight grand children and three great grand children.

Her husband preceded her in death in August, 1935, and a son, George, in 1950. Another son died in infancy.

Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Garbrecht and Mr. and Mrs. Art Garbrecht and Fred Garbrecht were here for the funeral of their mother.




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