Obit: Nemitz, Margaret Rose #2 (1915 - 2016)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

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

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 10/12/2016

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

(This obituary is being published again because the original information provided to The Clark County Press was incorrect.)

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 daugher of Chauncy and Clara (Carpenter) 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. On Oct. 12, 1967, Margaret began working for the Neillsville Hospital as a nurse’s aide, a 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 Aide in Neillsville.

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

She was preceded in death by her husband Art, a granddaughter, her parents, brothers: Harold, Roy, Jack and James, and sisters: Jesse, Clara, Lillian and Betty.

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

Casketbearers were: 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 assisted Margaret’s family with funeral arrangements.



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