Obit: Nemitz, Margaret Rose (1915 - 2016)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Nemitz, Carpentier, Bacon, Roycraft, Huckstead, Robinson, Stout, Kauffman, Schmidt, Trunkel, Biebert

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 10/05/2016

Nemitz, Margaret Rose (3 June 1915 – 29 September 2016)

Margaret Nemitz, 101, of Chippewa Falls, formerly of Neillsville, died Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, at the Wissota Health Center in Chippewa Falls.

Margaret Rose Nemitz was born June 3, 1915, in Glendive, MT, the daughter of Chauncy and Clara (Carpentier) Bacon. She attended Washington Grade School in Glendive. Then she worked washing clothes, taking care of children and at a library. She was united in marriage to Arthur Nemitz Oct. 19, 1938, in Glendive. They moved to Neillsville, where they farmed until 1967. Oct. 12. 1967, Margaret began working for the Neillsville Hospital as a nurse’s aide, staff clerk and in therapy. She retired in 1979 to care for her husband. Art died in 1983. In 1993, Margaret moved to the 6th Street apartments.

She was a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church and their Ladies Aid in Neillsville.

She is survived by two children: JoAnn (Richard) Roycraft of Chippewa Falls, and Richard (Nancy) Huckstead of South Carolina; grandchildren: Wayne (Nancy) Huckstead, Wesley (Amber) Huckstead, Daniel (Julie) Roycraft and John (Brianne) Roycraft; great-grandchildren: Tayler and Gabrielle; two sisters: Dolly Robinson-Stout and Dorothy Kauffman; along with many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Margaret will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Neillsville. Pastor Timothy Biebert will officiate. Music will be provided by Judy Trunkel, organist. Interment will be in the Neillsville City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. John’s.

Casketbearers are Herb Nemitz, Melvin Nemitz, Dan Roycraft, John Roycraft, Brianne Roycraft and great-granddaughter Gabrielle Schmidt.

Online condolences may be made at  The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Margaret’s family with funeral arrangements.



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