Obit: Parge, Ida L. #1 (1879 – 1967)

Contact: Dinah Reinke

Surnames: Parge, Freimund, Bruesewitz, Baehr, Bedroske, Allar, Taxis,

------ Source: Tribune-Phonograph (Abbotsford and Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 02/16/1967

------ Parge, Ida L. (26 NOV 1879 – 09 FEB 1967)

Mrs. Ida L. Parge, 87, died in St. Joseph’s hospital, Marshfield, Thursday, February 9, after a lingering illness.

Funeral services were held Saturday, February 11, at Christ Lutheran church in Abbotsford and burial took place in the Holton cemetery. The Rev. F. H. Sprengler officiated at the services. Mrs. Dale Ridderbush sang and was accompanied at the organ by Mrs. Charles Plautz. Pallbearers were Darrel Freimund, Rolland Freimund, Del Bruesewitz, Elroy Bruesewitz, Earl Baehr and Vernon Baehr.

The former Ida Freimund was born on November 26, 1879, in the town of Holton. She received her education in the Holton schools and was married at St. John’s Lutheran church on April 29, 1900, to Henry Parge.

For three years the couple operated a cheese factory near Dorchester and then moved to the town of Holton where they farmed and operated a cheese factory. Mr. Parge preceded her in death in 1954. Mrs. Parge had lived in Abbotsford for the past four years.

She was a member of Christ Lutheran church and its Ladies’ Aid society, a charter member and first president of the Rosedale Homemakers club, and at one time had served as organist at St. John’s Lutheran church in the town of Holton.

Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Alma Bedroske; two sons, Arthur and Otto Parge, all of Abbotsford; three sisters, Mrs. Minnie Allar and Mrs. Alvina Taxis, both of Chicago, and Mrs. Amanda Bruesewitz of Unity, and six grand children and 19 great grand children.



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