Obit: Wesenberg, Emma (1890 - 1973)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Wesenberg, Nemitz, Meihack, Beyer, Brand, Lewandawski, Kaczkowski, Matkavick, Gall, Olson, Gower, Wenzel, Severt, Schiller, Schlinkert, Hoffmann, Stelter, Kaczor, Dux, Schoenherr, Lehmann, Lindloff

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 1/03/1974

Wesenberg, Emma (9 September 1890 - 25 December 1973)

Funeral services were held Friday, from St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church for Mrs. Emil (Emma) Wesenberg of Neillsville who died December 25, 1973, at the age of 83. The Rev. Norman W. Lindloff officiated and burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery. Arrangements were made by the Georgas Funeral Home.

Born September 9, 1890, in the Town of Pine Valley and educated in schools there, Mrs. Wesenberg was the daughter of August and Bertha (Nemitz) Meihack. After working in La Crosse for nine years, she returned to Neillsville and was married here on October 18, 1924, to Emil Wesenberg. The couple farmed in the Town of Pine Valley before moving to the city in 1959. Mrs. Wesenberg, who had been in failing health for the past year, was a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church and of the American Legion Auxiliary.

She is survived by her husband; by two sisters: Mrs. August (Clara) Beyer of Neillsville and Mrs. Adolph (Mildred) Beyer of Milwaukee; and by a brother, Anton Meihack of Marshfield.

Pallbearers were: Robert Schiller, Clarence Schlinkert, William Hoffmann, Frederick Stelter, Joe Kaczor and Art Dux. “Jesus Lead Thou on” and “What a Friend We Have in Jesus” were sung by Edward Schoenherr. Victor Lehmann was the accompanist.

Among those who attended the services were the following from out-of-town: Mrs. Ella Brand, Chicago, Il.; Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Beyer, Mrs. Mike Lewandawski and Mrs. David Kaczkowski, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Matkavick and Ronald Gall, West Allis; Mr. and Mrs. James Beyer, Menasha; Mr and Mrs. Donald Olson, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Olson, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Gower, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wenzel, Mr. and Mrs. Anton Meihack and Mrs. Herbert Severt, Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. George Beyer and Herman Beyer, Athens; Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Beyer and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Beyer, Wisconsin Rapids.



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