Obit: Tresemer, Emil O. (1899 - 1979)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Tresemer. Reetz, Skroch. Brown, Hutchinson, Gates, Staffon, Opelt, Wetzel, Roehl, Clark

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 1/03/1980

Tresemer, Emil O. (13 January 1899 – 28 December 1979)

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, December 31, from the Gesche Funeral Home with burial made in the Neillsville City Cemetery. The Rev. Gary Clark of the United Church of Christ officiated. A former feedmill worker and Neillsville city employee, Emil O. Tresemer, 80, passed away Friday, December 28, in Neillsville Memorial Hospital. He had been a resident of Neillsville Memorial Home.

Tresemer was born on January 13, 1899, in Germany to Mr. and Mrs. Carl Tresemer. After receiving his education in that country, he married Hattie Reetz in March 7, 1928, ceremonies. The couple moved to the United States, and farming in the Town of Pine Valley and later moving to Neillsville, where he worked for H.H. Van Gorden and Son’s for many years. Tresemer then worked for the City of Neillsville until retiring in 1970. He has been a resident of the Neillsville Memorial Home for the past three years and had been in failing health.

Surviving him are six daughters, Mrs. Everett (Susie) Skroch, Mrs. Henry (Evelyn) Brown, Valley Center, Kansas, Mrs. Ray (Gertrude) Hutchinson, Fallbrook, Calif. Mrs. John (:Lucy) Gates of Black River Falls, Mrs. Gilbert (Dorothy) Staffon and Mrs. Gerald (Carol) Opelt, of Neillsville, and two sons, Edward of Neillsville and Roland of Springfield, Mo. Also surviving him are 29 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, August 14, 1967, two b rothers and two sisters.

Serving as pallbearers were Robert Skroch, James Skroch, Tim Tresemer, Raymond Wetzel, Walter Wetzel and Clifford Roehl.

Attending the services from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. John Gates and Todd, Black River Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Tony Schultz, Winneconne; Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Buchholz, Greenwood and Tom Firnstahl, Colby.



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