.Barbara Teteak Tisher.

contributed by: Kristi Fogtman

Oconto County Reporter
Tuesday, September 21, 1937
Front page

HEART ATTACK IS CAUSE OF SUDDEN DEATH OF RESIDENT

A heart attack was the cause of the sudden death of Mrs. Barbara Tisher, 78, which occurred at 7 o'clock Monday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mary Jarvis, 123 Lemkey street. (*see note below)

Funeral arrangements have been set for 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the MacQueen Chapel with the Rev. Starr H. Lloyd, pastor of the Presbyterian church, officiating. Burial will be in the Oconto Evergreen cemetery.

Barbara Teteak was born on December 4, 1859 in Gibson, Manitowoc county. She has been a resident of Oconto for 49 years. Her husband, Adam Tisher, preceded her in death four years ago. He was formerly an alderman in the city and for many years was in charge of the Odd Fellow's hall.

Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Mary Jarvis, Oconto; two sons, Charles, Oconto, and Fred of North Freedom; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Emma Lyons, Oconto, and one brother, Antone Teteak of Manitowoc.

*My notes - death certificate lists cause of death as cerebral hemorrhage. Barbara's parents: Albert Teteak (1825-1896) and Elizabeth Kokstan (1830-1900)


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