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Elizabeth Stinson Thompson

Reprinted from the Stevens Point Daily Journal, Tuesday, October 26, 1965. Contributed by Jeanne Stanis.

Mrs. Frank Thompson

Mrs. Elizabeth May Thompson, 82, died at her home in Almond Village at 7:30 p.m. Monday. Ill for two months, she had been confined to bed for two weeks.

She was the widow of Frank H. Thompson.

Funeral services will be held at Guardian Angel Catholic Church, Almond, at 10 a.m. Thursday, and burial will follow in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Town of Lanark.

Friends may call at the Thompson home after 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Mrs. Thompson was born in the Town of Belmont Aug. 26, 1883, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Stinson.

She attended the Stevens Point Normal School, now Wisconsin State University, and then taught school in Belmont and in the old Lone Pine District in the Town of Almond.

Her marriage took place Sept. 17, 1908, and the couple lived on a farm in Belmont until Mr. Thompson's death in 1918.

Then Mrs. Thompson bought a home in Almond Village and lived there until her death.

She was a member of the Altar Society of Guardian Angel Church.

Surviving are two sons, Lowell Thompson, Belmont, and Gordon, Womewoc; six grandchildren; a brother, Henry W. Stinson, who is chairman of the Town of Belmont; a sister, Mrs. Nellie Young, Almond; and a niece and a nephew.

A sister, Mrs. Alice Brunker, died last summer. A nephew also preceded her in death.

Hugh Tracy

Reprinted from the Stevens Point Daily Journal, Friday, April 11, 1952. Contributed by Jeanne Stanis.

Hugh Tracy

Hugh Tracy, 72, town of Buena Vista, died at 3:25 o'clock Thursday morning at St. Michael's hospital, following a lingering illness.

Funeral services will be held Monday morning at 10 o'clock at St. Martin's Catholic church in the town of Almond, with Rev. Raymond W. Peters officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

Mr. Tracy was born on Feb. 21, 1880, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Tracy of that area. He was a lifelong resident of Portage county.

He was engaged in farming all of his life. Mr. Tracy was never married.

Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Frank Damon, Almond; three brothers, Vincent, Bancroft, William of Gleason, and James of Saskatchewan, Canada.

Friends may call at the residence from Saturday morning until the time of services. Prayers will be said at 8 o'clock Sunday evening.

The Krohn and Berard funeral home at Wisconsin Rapids is in charge of arrangements.

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Reprinted from the Stevens Point Daily Journal, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, Monday, April 21, 1952:

Hugh Tracy Funeral

Funeral services were held for Hugh Tracy, town of Buena Vista, Monday morning, April 14, at 10 o'clock at St. Martin's Catholic church, town of Almond.

Rev. Raymond W. Peters, pastor of the church and also chaplain at River Pines sanatorium, officiated at the requiem high mass.

Mr. Tracy died Thursday, April 10, at St. Michael's hospital after a long illness.

The pallbearers were Henry Dernbach, Willard Brady, Raymond Dorscheid, William Burns, Frank Smith and William Russell. Burial was made in the family lot in St. Martin's cemetery.

Those who came from away to attend the services were L. W. Tracy and family of Minneapolis; William Tracy, Gleason, Wis., and Mr. and Mrs. William Nobles, Mrs. Donald G. Berard and children, Mrs. R. W. Arpin, Tom and Mary Arpin, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Damon, and William Nobles, Jr., all of Wisconsin Rapids.


James Amos Tracy

Reprinted from the Stevens Point Daily Journal, Monday, November 23, 1959. Contributed by Jeanne Stanis.

James Tracy

James Tracy, a native of the Town of Buena Vista, died suddenly this morning in Janesville, Minn. Death was attributed to a heart attack.

Funeral arrangements are pending.

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Reprinted from the Stevens Point Daily Journal, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, Tuesday, November 24, 1959:

Tracy Rites Friday

Funeral services for James Tracy, 73, a former resident of the Town of Buena Vista, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Martin's Catholic Church in the Town of Almond.

Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. The Goult-Patterson-Hardell Funeral Home, Almond, is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Tracy, who was born in Buena Vista on Dec. 3, 1885, died Monday morning in Janesville, Minn.

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Reprinted from the Stevens Point Daily Journal, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, Monday, November 30, 1959:

Mr. Tracy's Funeral

Funeral services were held Friday at St. Martin's Catholic Church, Town of Almond, for James Tracy, 72, Janesville, Minn., a former resident of the Town of Buena Vista.

Burial followed in the parish cemetery.

Mr. Tracy died Nov. 23 in Janesville. Formerly, he had lived in Canada for many years.

Surviving are his wife, the former Mabel Boushley; a son, Leonard, Anoka, Minn.; two daughters, Mrs. Jack (Dorothy) Wiebe, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, and Mrs. Alice Foden, Moosejaw, Saskatchewan, Canada; nine grandchildren; a brother, Vincent Tracy, Buena Vista, and a sister, Mrs. Belle Damon, Wisconsin Rapids.

His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Tracy, preceded him in death.

Attending the services from a distance were Mr. Tracy's wife, from Janesville; Mrs. Foden, Moosejaw; Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Tracy and family, Onoka (sic); Mr. and Mrs. Roy Scanlon, Mrs. Alice Moss and Robert Smith, Plainfield, Mr. and Mrs. Percy Newby, Tripoli, Mrs. Belle Damon, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Damon, Mrs. William Nobles, Mrs. Richard W. Arpin, Mrs. Donald Berard, Susan and Martin McDannel and Mr. and Mrs. Hollis Webster, Wisconsin Rapids, and others from Bancroft, Plover and Stevens Point.

Jarvis Tracy

Reprinted from the Stevens Point Daily Journal, Monday, October 27, 1902. Contributed by Jeanne Stanis.

Jarvis Tracy

Jarvis Tracy, an old resident of Buena Vista, died at his home in that town Sunday after a short illness. He was 63 years of age. The funeral will be held Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock at St. Patrick's church in Lanark.


Margaret Cassidy Tracy

Reprinted from the Stevens Point Gazette, Wednesday, February 9, 1881. Contributed by Jeanne Stanis.

TRACY.--In the town of Buena Vista, on Thursday, Feb. 3rd 1881, Mrs. Margaret Tracy, wife of Jas. Tracy, Sr., aged about 50 years. The deceased had been a great sufferer for the past year, caused by a tumor, but every hope was felt a few months ago that she would ultimately recover. After this notwithstanding every effort was put forth to stay the dreadful disease, she grew gradually worse, and last Thursday passed to the other shore. She was ever a kind neighbor, respected by all who knew her. A husband and six children, the youngest ten years of age, are left to bereave her loss.


Daniel Tobin

Reprinted from the Stevens Point Daily Journal, Friday, March 15, 1940. Contributed by Jeanne Stanis.

Daniel Tobin

Daniel Tobin, age 83, a member of a pioneer Portage county family, died this morning at 3:30 o'clock at the home of his sister, Mrs. Margaret Anderson, 1316 Clark street, following a short illness during which time he was confined to bed.

A son of the late James and Mary Tobin, Mr. Tobin was born on May 5, 1856, at Dayton, Ohio. He came to Portage county during his childhood with his parents who located on a farm in Lanark. He later owned and operated a farm of his own about 22 years ago when he disposed of it and came to Stevens Point to make his home with his sister. He was unmarried.

Surviving are three sisters, Mrs. W. J. Leary of Amherst, Mrs. Nicholas Burns of Almond and Mrs. Anderson, and a brother, M. J. Tobin of Milwaukee.

Funeral services will be held Monday morning at 10 o'clock at St. Patrick's Catholic church at Lanark. The body is at the Boston funeral home. Members of St. Stephen's Altar society will say the rosary Sunday evening at 8 o'clock.

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Reprinted from the Stevens Point Daily Journal, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, Tuesday, March 19, 1940:

Funeral of Mr. Tobin

Funeral services for Daniel Tobin, who died Friday morning at the home of his sister, Mrs. Margaret Anderson, 1316 Clark street, were held Monday morning at 10 o'clock at St. Patrick's Catholic church at Lanark. Rev. John Haen officiated and burial followed in the parish cemetery.

The pallbearers were five nephews, G. F. Grimm, James Burns, William Burns, Ray Leary and Joseph Leary, and William Ryan.

Those from away who came for the funeral were M. J. Tobin of Milwaukee, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Leary of Cambria, Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Grimm of Wisconsin Rapids and John Burns, Sr., and John Burns, Jr., of Almond.

Florence Boushley Walloch

Reprinted from the Stevens Point Journal, Friday, August 24, 1984. Contributed by Jeanne Stanis.

Mrs. Florence Walloch

Mrs. Florence Walloch, 84, 1101 Division St., died Thursday afternoon at Portage County Home. She had been a resident there one week and in ill health for one year.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Stanislaus' Catholic Church. The Rev. Mark Pierce will officiate. Burial will be in St. Stephen's Cemetery.

Friends may call after 6 p.m. today at Shuda Funeral Chapel. A general rosary will be said at 7 p.m.

Mrs. Walloch was born Dec. 9, 1899, in the town of Buena Vista, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Boushley. She graduated from Stevens Point Area Senior High School and attended the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

She was married to Stanley Walloch Aug. 28, 1923, at St. Stephen's Catholic Church. The couple lived in Milwaukee for a short time and then lived in Wisconsin Rapids until moving to Stevens Point in 1961. She taught and wrote music. Mr. Walloch died in 1977.

Survivors include one sister, Mrs. Bernice Jartz, Chicago.

Two brothers preceded her in death.

Michael J. Tobin

Reprinted from the Stevens Point Daily Journal, Saturday, November 24, 1951. Contributed by Jeanne Stanis.

Michael J. Tobin

Michael J. Tobin, a native of Portage county, died Thursday morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Richard Dietz, Waterford, with whom he had made his home the past two years. Mr. Tobin would have observed his 79th birthday next Wednesday.

A son of the late James and Mary Tobin, pioneers of the town of Lanark, Mr. Tobin was born on his parents' farm there on Nov. 28, 1872. He lived in Lanark and later in Stevens Point before going to Milwaukee many years ago. His wife, the former Ella Paden of Lanark, whom he married in 1895, died in Milwaukee in 1926. He is survived by five daughters and a son. A daughter and a son preceded him in death.

Mrs. Nicholas Burns, Almond, his sister, is the only surviving member of the Michael (sic)Tobin family. Since living in Milwaukee, Mr. Tobin returned to Stevens Point frequently to visit another sister, the late Mrs. James Anderson.

Funeral services will be held Monday morning at 10 o'clock at St. John's Catholic church in Milwaukee. Burial will follow in Oconomowoc beside his wife. Attending the funeral from here will be Mr. and Mrs. James Burns and Mr. and Mrs. William Burns, Almond, and Miss Mae Burns, Stevens Point.

Mary Ann Tovey

Reprinted from the Stevens Point Daily Journal, Tuesday, February 11, 1941. Contributed by Jeanne Stanis.

Miss Mary Ann Tovey

Miss Mary Ann Tovey, a member of a prominent Portage county family, died this morning at 8:25 o'clock at the family home at Stockton, following a lingering illness. She had been ill and confined to bed most of the time for the past four years.

Miss Tovey was born at Oswego, New York, the second child of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Tovey, pioneer residents of Stockton. She came to Wisconsin as a child with her parents, who located at the present farm home, the first portion of which her father purchased in 1862. Since the death of her father in 1906, Miss Tovey, with her late sister, Miss Nora Tovey, who died last May 25, continued the management of the large homestead farm.

Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Rose Doyle, a niece, Miss Mamie Tovey, who is the daughter of the late James Tovey, and a cousin, Thomas Tovey, all residing at the family home, and John Tovey, postmaster at Fremont, and Michael Tovey, principal of a high school at Ringland, Montana, who were brought up by the Toveys from childhood.

Miss Tovey was a former member of St. Cecelia's court No. 185, Women's Catholic Order of Foresters.

Funeral services will be held Friday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Mary's Catholic church at Custer and burial will take place in the spring in the parish cemetery. The body is at the Crosby funeral home where it may be viewed after 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon. The rosary will be said Wednesday and Thursday nights at 8 o'clock.

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Reprinted from the Stevens Point Daily Journal, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, Saturday, February 15, 1941:

Funeral of Miss Tovey

Relatives and friends of Miss Mary Ann Tovey, a pioneer town of Stockton resident, who died Tuesday morning, attended funeral services for her Friday morning. Rev. Henry Schueller officiated at a requiem high mass at 9 o'clock at St. Mary's Catholic church at Custer. Burial will take place later in St. Stephen's cemetery.

The pallbearers were Peter Jacobs, Michael O'Keefe, M. J. Roach, Stanley Finnessy, Kenneth Feely and Ray Gibbs.

Those from out of the county who were here for the funeral included Mr. and Mrs. John Tovey of Fremont and Miss Martha Trader of Waupaca.

Thomas Tovey

Reprinted from the Stevens Point Daily Journal, Friday, January 23, 1953. Contributed by Jeanne Stanis.

Thomas Tovey

Tomas Tovey, 81, a native of Dublin, Ireland, and a resident of the town of Stockton most of the time for the past 50 years, died at St. Michael's hospital Thursday afternoon at 5:30. He had been in ill health for the past six months.

Funeral services will be held at St. Stephen's Catholic church at 9 o'clock Saturday morning. Burial will be made in the parish cemetery in the spring.

The body is at the Crosby funeral home, where a general rosary will be said this evening at 8 o'clock. Members of Council 1170, Knights of Columbus, to which Mr. Tovey belonged, will be present when the rosary is said.

Mr. Tovey, son of the late Patrick and Bridget Tovey, was born on Oct. 8, 1871, and came to this country as a young man.

A buttermaker by trade, he managed a creamery in the Stockton vicinity for many years and spent some of the time since coming to this country in enterprises in western states.

In later years, he made his home with his cousins, the late Nora and Mary Tovey, in Stockton.

Mr. Tovey is survived by a cousin, Mamie Tovey of Marshfield, and a nephew, Michael Tovey, superintendent of schools in Dufur, Ore. He had never married.

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Reprinted from the Stevens Point Daily Journal, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, Monday, January 26, 1953:

Tovey Funeral

Rev. John R. McGinley officiated at funeral services Saturday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Stephen's Catholic church for Thomas Tovey, town of Stockton resident most of his life.

Mr. Tovey died last Thursday afternoon at St. Michael's hospital. Burial will be made in St. Stephen's cemetery in the spring.

The pallbearers were Clarence Pfeffer, John Leary, Henry and Ben Welch, Louis Maloney and George Breitenstein.

Attending the funeral from a distance were Miss Mamie Tovey, Marshfield; Mrs. Agnes Jacobs and Mrs. Frank Dernbach, Almond, and many other relatives and friends from the Portage county vicinity.

Ellen Gray Warner

Reprinted from the Stevens Point Daily Journal, Monday, May 26, 1930. Contributed by Jeanne Stanis.

Sudden Death in Lanark

Mrs. William Warner, Sr., an almost lifelong resident of the town of Lanark, born there 69 years ago last April 28, died sometime during the night at the home of her son, Williams, Jr., following an illness of 13 years with rheumatism, during practically all of which time she was an invalid. It is believed that she passed from life at about 3 o'clock this morning, her death being discovered when members of the son's family arose a few hours later. She was apparently as well as usual when they retired Sunday night.

Mrs. Warner, whose maiden name was Ellen Gray, had been a widow for more than six years, her husband dying in December, 1923, and was the mother of two sons and a daughter, William of Lanark; Spencer, whose present address is unknown, and Mrs. Reuben Helbach of Scandinavia. She also leaves an only sister, Mrs. Anna Danks of Scandinavia. There are five grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at St. Patrick's church at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Rev. N. L. Gross to officiate, and interment will be made beside her husband in the parish cemetery. A recital of the rosary will be made at the Warner home at 9 o'clock Tuesday evening.

Spencer Warner

Reprinted from the Stevens Point Daily Journal, Monday, October 29, 1962. Contributed by Jeanne Stanis.

Spencer Warner

Spencer Warner, 76, Minneapolis, a former resident of the Town of Lanark, died Sunday in Minneapolis.

He was a brother of William Warner, Town of Lanark, and Mrs. Reuben Helbach, Town of Buena Vista.

Funeral arrangements are pending at the Jungers Funeral Home in Amherst.

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Reprinted from the Stevens Point Daily Journal, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, Tuesday, October 20, 1962:

Warner Services Wednesday

Graveside services for Spencer Warner, 76, Minneapolis, will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery, Town of Lanark. The Rev. Alfred Hemmersbach will officiate.

Friends may call after 7 o'clock this evening at the Jungers Funeral Home in Amherst, where the rosary will be said at 8 p.m.

Mr. Warner was found dead Monday at his apartment in Minneapolis.

Born in Lanark Jan. 27, 1886, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Warner. He grew up in Lanark and was a former member of the Modern Woodmen lodge there.

Mr. Warner, who was single, was a railroad worker. He had lived in Minneapolis the last five years and before that was a resident of Cable.

Surviving are a brother, William, Lanark; a sister, Mrs. Reuben (Harriet) Helbach, Town of Buena Vista, and nieces and nephews. Two sisters preceded him in death.

William Wallace Warner

Reprinted from the Stevens Point Daily Journal, Saturday, January 5, 1924. Contributed by Jeanne Stanis.

William Warner

William Wallace Warner passed away at the home of his son, William Warner in Lanark, on Wednesday afternoon, December 26.

The deceased was born in Walworth county, Wisconsin on August 14, 1845, so was in his 78th year. A greater part of his life was spent in Portage county.

He had been confined to his bed for the last year but was feeling unusually well on Christmas day. The end came very suddenly. Death was caused by old age.

He was married to Ellen Gray on February 16, 1884, and to this union were born five children, two of whom died while small. He leaves to mourn his loss besides his invalid wife, one daughter, Mrs. Reuben Helbach, two sons, William and Spencer and four grandchildren, all of Lanark.

Funeral services were held at St. Patrick's church, Lanark, at 10 o'clock Friday morning. Rev. John Gehl officiating. Pallbearers were William Loas, William Atkinson, William Dougherty, James McTigue, Ed. Lea and Frank Pierce.

Eva Diver Wimme

Reprinted from the Stevens Point Daily Journal, Wednesday, June 15, 1966. Contributed by Jeanne Stanis.

Wimme Rites Set

Funeral services are scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Nelsonville Lutheran Church for a former school teacher, Mrs. Eva Wimme, 80, Nelsonville, who died Tuesday.

The Rev. A. P. Tidemann will officiate at the services, and burial will follow in the parish cemetery.

Friends may call after 2 p.m. Thursday at the Jungers Funeral Home, Amherst, until 11 a.m. Friday, and from then until the time of services at the church.

An Amherst area resident all of her life, Mrs. Wimme was born May 24, 1886, in Amherst, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Diver. On Aug. 5, 1909, she married Henry Wimme in New Hope. Mr. Wimme died in June 1945.

A school teacher in Stockton, she was a former member of the Nelsonville School Board, a former treasurer of the Nelsonville Lutheran Church and a Sunday School teacher. She was an honorary member of the church's Ladies Aid Society.

Mrs. Wimme is survived by two sons, Gilford, 3041 Jefferson St., and John, Nelsonville; three daughters, Mrs. R. L. (Evelyn) Parks, Marion, Mrs. Donald (Lelah) Cauley, Manitowoc and Mrs. Maynard (Bernice) Lubecki, Milwaukee; two brothers, Guy, Saratoga, Wyo., and Thomas, Iola; three sisters, Mrs. Hans (Ella) Berg, Iola, Mrs. Hanford (Addie) Moen, Northland and Mrs. Elmer (Lois) Kolden, Peru; 18 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

Two sons and one daughter preceded her in death.

Nellie Stinson Young

Reprinted from the Stevens Point Daily Journal, Wednesday, July 12, 1967. Contributed by Jeanne Stanis.

Mrs. Nellie Young

Mrs. Nellie Young, 82, Almond, died at 11:20 p.m. Tuesday at St. Michael's Hospital, where she had been a patient since June 26.

Mrs. Young was the widow of Fred Young. A former teacher, she had been the Journal's Almond correspondent for many years.

Funeral arrangements are pending.

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Reprinted from the Stevens Point Daily Journal, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, Thursday, July 13, 1967:

Young Rites

Funeral services for Mrs. Nellie Young, 82, Almond, will be held Friday morning at 11 o'clock at Guardian Angels Catholic Church in Almond. Burial will take placed in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Town of Lanark.

Friends may call now at her home, where the rosary will be recited at 8 this evening.

Mrs. Young, who died Tuesday night at St. Michael's Hospital here, was the widow of Fred B. Young.

She was the former Nellie Marie Stinson, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward D. Stinson.

Born in the town of Belmont Dec. 22, 1884, she attended the old Stevens Point Normal School, now Wisconsin State University, and taught in Portage County rural schools and in the Almond and Plainfield schools.

She was married to Mr. Young Aug. 26, 1924, and they made their home in Almond. He died Dec. 30, 1958.

From 1924 until her death, Mrs. Young was the Almond area correspondent for the Stevens Point Journal.

She was a member of the Catholic Ladies Altar Society, the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women, the National Retired Teachers Association and the Almond Progress Club, and was a former member of the Almond Board of Education.

Her survivors include a step-daughter, Mrs. Marion Konash, Nekoosa; a brother, Henry Stinson, Belmont; and nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death were two sisters, Mrs. Alice Brunker and Mrs. Elizabeth Thompson.

Bert E. White

Reprinted from the Stevens Point Daily Journal, Tuesday, December 11, 1945. Contributed by Jeanne Stanis.

Bert E. White

Bert E. White, age 77, of the Lone Pine district in the town of Almond, died suddenly Saturday afternoon at 1:50 o'clock at the Portage County Home. He had been up and about and his death followed a heart attack.

Mr. White was born March 7, 1868, at Wisconsin Rapids.

Funeral services were held this afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Goult funeral home at Plainfield. Burial followed in the Lone Pine cemetery.

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Reprinted from the Stevens Point Daily Journal, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, Wednesday, December 12, 1945:

Funeral of Mr. White

Funeral services for Bert E. White, who died last Saturday afternoon at the Portage County Home, were held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Goult funeral home in Plainfield. Rev. C. H. Wiese officiated. Two hymns were sung during the services. Burial took place in the Lone Pine cemetery.

Mr. White, who was 77 years old, had lived in the town of Almond most of his life. For many years he and a sister, Miss Emma White, resided together in the Lone Pine district. Following her death 10 years ago, Mr. White continued to maintain his home there until a few months ago when he went to the Home to live.

Attending the funeral from a distance were his cousins, Attorney Walter D. Corrigan of Cedarburg and Miss Ella Radcliffe of Adams. Many also attended from Lone Pine, Stevens Point and Almond.

Mary Helbach Tetzloff

Reprinted from the Stevens Point Daily Journal, Monday, September 21, 1936. Contributed by Jeanne Stanis.

Mrs. Mary Tetzloff

The death of Mrs. Mary Tetzloff, town of Dewey resident for 43 years and widow of Stephen Tetzloff, occurred at 2:20 o'clock this morning, at St. Michael's hospital. She had been in poor health during the summer and entered the hospital a week ago after her condition became serious.

Mrs. Tetzloff, whose maiden name was Mary Helbach, was born at Ellis July 6, 1869, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Michael Helbach. She grew to young womanhood at Ellis, where she lived until the time of her marriage to Mr. Tetzloff on September 14, 1891. The couple located in Dewey and she had resided there continuously since. Mr. Tetzloff died March 24, 1936.

Surviving are the following sons and daughters: Mrs. Theodore J. Bigelow of Minneapolis, Mrs. Thomas Dougherty of North Bay, Ontario, Canada, Mrs. Paul Ottenhoff of Gladstone, Michigan, Mrs. James McWilliams of Long Beach, California, Mrs. Ben Kawleske, 603 Briggs street, Mrs. Anton Kawleske, 721 Frederick street, Edward Tetzloff of Cleveland, Ohio, and Leonard at home. She also leaves four brothers and one sister, Peter, Matthew, John and Michael Helbach of the town of Sharon and Mrs. Jacob Michelkamp, Stanley street.

Mrs. Tetzloff was a member of St. Casimir's church in the town of Hull and of the Rosary society of that church.

Funeral arrangements have not been completed. The body is at the Helbach and Beste funeral home at Mosinee and will be brought Tuesday afternoon to her home in Dewey.

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Reprinted from the Stevens Point Daily Journal, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, Tuesday, September 22, 1936:

Tetzloff Funeral Thursday

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Tetzloff of the town of Dewey, who died Monday morning, will be held Thursday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Casimir's church in the town of Hull. Interment will take place in the parish cemetery. The body is at the family home.

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Reprinted from the Stevens Point Daily Journal, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, Friday, September 25, 1936:

Many Attend Funeral

A large number of friends and relatives of Mrs. Mary Tetzloff of the town of Dewey, a lifelong resident of Portage county, who died Monday morning, attended funeral services for her Thursday morning. Rev. J. B. Gruna officiated at a requiem high mass at 9 o'clock at St. Casimir's church and burial followed in the parish cemetery. More than 100 cars were included in the funeral cortège.

The pallbearers were Baldas, Peter and Jacob Michelkamp, Peter Blaska, Anton Blaska and Lewis Kiehszewski.

Relatives from away who attended the funeral included Mr. and Mrs. Paul Ottenhoff of Gladstone, Michigan; Edward Tetzloff of Cleveland, Ohio; Mrs. Theodore Bigelow and Mrs. Alice Zimmer of Minneapolis; Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Michelkamp of Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dolske and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Tetzloff of Almond; Mr. and Mrs. Peter Helbach, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Helbach, Mr. and Mrs. John Helbach and Matt Helbach of the town of Sharon. Many other relatives and friends from this vicinity were also present.


Lewis George Zimmer

Reprinted from the Stevens Point Daily Journal, Saturday, October 8, 1927. Contributed by Jeanne Stanis.

Louis G. Zimmer

Louis G. Zimmer, a native of Stevens Point and most of whose relatives still live here, died at his home in Eau Claire at 8 o'clock this morning, age 65 years. Death was caused by cancer, with which he had suffered for the past year, a good part of this time in the Eau Claire hospital. Mr. Zimmer spent several days on a visit to this city a year ago last summer, when he was apparently in the best of health, but within the next few weeks he experienced stomach troubles and an operation disclosed the nature of his affliction.

Mr. Zimmer was born at the old homestead at 330 Water street and grew to manhood in this city, living here until locating at Eau Claire some thirty years ago, when he engaged in business and had long been regarded as a leading citizen of his adopted town. His family comprises the widow and seven sons and daughters, three of the latter being married and having homes of their own.

Mrs. Claude Parker and Mrs. Chas. H. Packard of Stevens Point are sisters of the deceased and Otto and Alex Zimmer are brothers. He also has a brothers and sister, Rudolph Zimmer and Mrs. J. H. Smith, at Sheridan, Wyoming.

The four local relatives expect to go to Eau Claire tomorrow and Mrs. Smith is coming from Wyoming to attend the funeral, which will be held Monday morning, with burial in the Eau Claire cemetery.