Obit: Wendel, Elizabeth (1885 - 1977)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Wendel, Blum, Riske, Schultz, Keller

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 5/26/1977

Wendel, Elizabeth (8 March 1885 – 9 May 1977)

A Neillsville native, Mrs. Elizabeth Wendel, 92, died May 9 at the Granville Terrace Nursing Home in Chicago, following a lingering illness. Funeral services were held from St. John’s Lutheran Church in Niles, Il., on May 12.

Mrs. Wendel, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Helmuth Blum, was born in Neillsville on March 8, 1885. She was married to Jacob Wendel, he preceded her in death several years ago. Mrs. Wendel lived in the Town of Levis before moving to Chicago.

Among survivors are three sons, Valentine, Carl and Herbert, two daughters, Mrs. Lillian Riske and Mrs. Gretchen Schultz, one sister Miss Johanna Blum of Memorial Home in Neillsville and 19 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Wendel was an aunt of Marie Keller of Neillsville.



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