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Obituaries and Death Notices
Jackson County Wisconsin


Mrs. Armbruster
Source: Wisconsin State Journal - 4 Dec. 1885; transcribed by Marla Zwakman

Mrs. Armbruster, of Black River Falls, was found dead, Saturday, two miles from her home, by the roadside. There were no indications of violence, and she is thought to have wandered away in a fit of dementia.


J. F. Austin
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Sunday, 3 Dec. 1911; transcribed by FoFG mz

BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis., Dec. 2. – J. F. Austin, 74 years old, fell dead at his home here from heart failure while husking corn. He served three years in the Wisconsin Third heavy artillery. A widow survives.


Beach, John
Source: The Evening Herald (Klamath Falls, OR) - Wednesday, December 13, 1911 (Contributed by Jeanie Sawyer)

John Cameron Beach, age 81 years, for twelve years a resident of Klamath Falls, passed away at an early hour this morning at his residence, No. 80 Conger Avenue. Mr. Beach had been very low for some time, so that death was not unexpected. He was a native of Glen Falls, New York, shortly after he became of age removing to Wisconsin, where he wedded Altha Murray, the wife who survives him.

He was clerk of Jackson County, Wisconsin for several terms. On June 6, 1909, he was stricken with paralysis, since which time he has been confined to his home.

The following children, besides the widow, survive him: Miss Clara Beach and Mrs. R. Vance Hutchins of this city; A.H. Beach of St. Paul, Minn.; S. H. a federal employee at Washington D.C. The funeral was held on Friday afternoon from the late residence, the hour being set for 2:30, Rev. J. S. Stubblefield, pastor of Presbyterian church, conducted the services.


Black Hawk
Source: Bryan Morning Eagle.(Bryan, Tex.), September 06, 1899; submitted by KT

Black River Falls, Wis, Sept 5 - Black Hawk, the most noted chief of the Wisconsin Winnebago Indians, died in the town of Brockway, a few miles from this city, aged 90 years.


William Blowsnake
Source: Wisconsin Weekly Advocate (Milwaukee, WI) Thursday, 21 Dec. 1899; transcribed by FoFG mz

Black River Falls, Wis., Dec. 18. – William Blowsnake, a young brave of the Winnebago tribe, died a few days ago from the effects of a fight with a fellow warrior near the Indian village. The row started through a drunken quarrel and knives were the weapons used to settle the trouble. Blowsnake was stabbed in the shoulder and died from the effects of the wound after several days of intense suffering. All the big medicine men of the tribe were called in and Indian skill was applied, together with weird incantations which were offered up, failed to save the young brave. Little is said about the affair, and it is rumored that the tribe will deal with the accused according to tribe custom, and will not resort to civilized methods in dealing out justice.


Mrs. R. Bobler
Source: Wisconsin Weekly Advocate (Milwaukee, WI) Thursday, 10 Jan. 1901; transcribed by FoFG mz

Black River Falls, Wis., Jan. 9. – Mrs. R. Bobler, a resident of Green county, aged 84 years, died at the home of her son, some twelve miles west of this city, yesterday, where she had gone on a visit. She had resided in Green county for more than fifty years and her remains were taken to Monroe for burial.


Elnora Bowman
Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) contributed by Ron Flink & transcribed by Marla Zwakman

ALMA CENTER – Mrs. Edward L. (Elnora) Bowman, 54, of Alma Center , formerly of Loyal, died Monday of a heart attack at her home.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, with burial in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery , both in Alma Center .
Visitation at the Jensen Funeral Home, Hixton, will be from 4-9 p.m. today. Elnora Degenhardt was born in Loyal and was married to Edward L. Bowman there Oct. 11, 1947 . They lived in Alma Center the past several years. Survivors include her husband; four sons, Jerry of Fairchild, Jack of Menomonie, Jay of Alma Center and Jon of West Germany; five daughters, Janet Stephens and June Cummings, both of Alma Center, Jewell Loftus and Jill Meyer, both of Merrillan, and JoAnn DeGroot of Black River Falls; four brothers, Edwin of Greenwood, Ray of Loyal, James of Milwaukee and Ronald of Rockford, Ill.; three sisters, Carol Whipple of Marshfield, Jean Verbrigghe of West Allis and Arlene Rizzi of Spencer, and 20 grandchildren.
***Note: Elnora was born 13 Nov 1928 & died 27 June 1983 per Ron Flink


Thomas F. Brown
Source: Wisconsin State Journal (Madison, WI) Friday, 4 Nov. 1887; transcribed by FoFG mz

Thomas F. Brown, a well-known contractor and builder of Black River Falls, is dead.


Mark Bump
Source: Reports and Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin Vol. 9 (1909) Wisconsin Necrology (1876-81) page 477; transcribed by LaDena Livingston

1881 - Hon. Mark Bump died at Black River Falls, Jan. 19th, aged seventy years. He was highly respected, and was county judge at the time of his death.


Sarah Burchard
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Friday, 30 Sept. 1887; transcribed by FoFG mz

BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis., Sept. 26. – Miss Sarah Burchard, for many years a resident here, and a teacher in our public schools the past two years, who has been making an extended visit with her aunt in Minneapolis, died there Saturday. Her death was quite sudden.


Ralph B. Bush
Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Friday, 3 Oct. 1989; transcribed by Marla Zwakman

BLACK RIVER FALLS – Services for Ralph R. Bush, 73, Neillsville, who died Wednesday at his home, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Charles Buswell Funeral Home, Black River Falls, with burial in East Lawn Cemetery, Alma Center. Visitation will be one hour before service time at the funeral home.
He was born in Cresco, Iowa, and
(*** Note: The rest of the article was cut off and was not available at the time of transcription.)


Blanch Carnahan
Source: Wisconsin Weekly Advocate (Milwaukee, WI) Thursday, 25 Oct. 1900; transcribed by FoFG mz

Black River Falls, Wis., Oct. 23. – Blanch Carnahan, aged 22 years, a well-known school teacher of Jackson county, dropped dead while dressing for school this morning. Heart trouble is the cause of her death.


J. C. Culligan
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Thursday, 23 Jan. 1919; transcribed by FoFG mz

J. C. Culligan, age 65, died yesterday at his home near Black River Falls. He had many business interests in Superior and surrounding territory. He and his brother, W. C. Culligan, owned copper sites at Black River Falls. Cedar blocks used in paving Tower avenue were purchased from the Culligan brothers about 30 years ago.


J. J. Davis
Source: Wisconsin Weekly Advocate (Milwaukee, WI) Thursday, January 10, 1901; transcribed by FoFG mz

Black River Falls, Wis., Jan. 8. – J. J. Davis, aged 78 years, died at his home near Irving yesterday of spinal trouble. Mr. Davis resided in Jackson county for more than forty years.


L. L. Dimmick
Source: Minneapolis Journal (Minneapolis, MN) Wednesday, 1 Apr. 1896; transcribed by FoFG mz

Black River Falls, Wis., April 1. – L. L. Dimmick died this morning of heart disease. He was an old settler and a veteran of the war, losing a leg at Antietam. He will be buried by the G.A.R.


Mrs. Loren Drew
Source: Wisconsin Weekly Advocate (Milwaukee, WI) Thursday, 13 June 1901

Black River Falls, Wis. June 11. – Mrs. Loren Drew, aged 40 years, a resident of the town of Irving, dropped dead from heart failure yesterday.


Amos Elliott
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Friday, 30 Mar. 1917) transcribed by FoFG mz

WASHBURN, Wis., March 29. – Amos Elliott, age 95, oldest voter in Bayfield county, known as Washburn’s “grand old man,” who had cast ballots for 18 presidents, beginning with James K. Polk in 1844, died today from injuries suffered about three weeks ago when he fell down the stairs at his home, breaking a hip bone.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at his residence. The body will be sent to Black River Falls, Wis., for burial.

When the Republican party was first organized Elliott voted for its candidate. Since then he has never voted for any candidate unless they were Republicans. All his life he was intensely interested in politics, only last year being active in the gubernatorial fight.

He was for 50 years a resident of Wisconsin, being engaged in the lumber business at Black River Falls before the railroads had entered this part of the country. He shipped his timber down the Mississippi on rafts.


T. B. Elmore
Source: Minneapolis Journal (Minneapolis, MN) Friday, 16 Apr. 1897; transcribed by FoFG mz

Black River Falls, Wis., April 16. – T. B. Elmore, a merchant of this city, died this morning from bleeding at the nose. Six physicians were unable to check the flow. His case his considered very remarkable.


Myrtle Enos
Source: Tacoma News Tribune (Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash.) 20 Jan. 1999, obit abstract submitted by Marla Zwakman

born: Black River Falls, Wis.
parents: Harry & Lula Pierce
died: 9 Jan. 1999 in Kingman, AZ
spouse: Charley
children: Mark & Charles, Charice Enos & Elisa Schaaf
sibling: Harry Pierce


Benjamin L. Folsom
Source: Minneapolis Journal (Minneapolis, MN) Thursday, 16 Nov. 1899; transcribed by FoFG mz

BLACK RIVER FALLS – Benjamin L. Folsom, a member of Company I, Fourteenth Wisconsin infantry, and an early settler of this county, died here yesterday at noon. He claimed to be a cousin of Mrs. Grover Cleveland. Richard Horswell, also a pioneer of this county, died last night.


Green Grass
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Tuesday, 12 Feb. 1907; transcribed by FoFG mz

BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis., Feb. 11. – Old Green Grass, a noted Winnebago Indian who has lived near here ever since he was born, has succumbed to the white plague at the age of eighty-three years.

He was a son of old Chief Karamony and has been a noted orator among the Indians and prominent in their councils. When the first payment was made to the Indians here in 1883 he presented himself, his squaw and ten sons and four daughters to the agent. When the payment came Green Grass was the first man to present his claim and drew sixteen shares of nearly $20 each, giving him some over $300. But since then seven of his sons, three of his daughters and his squaw have died. He was buried with all the honor due so great a man in his tribe.


Henry P. Green
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Sunday, 20 July 1919; transcribed by FoFG mz

Henry P. Green, age 86, died yesterday at the residence, 1907 North Fifty-eighth street, after a short illness. He was a Civil war veteran and a prominent member of the G.A.R.

He was born in New York but moved to Pennsylvania at the age of 9 years. In 1856 he came to Black River Falls, Wis. He married Miss Helen Elizabeth Hoisington in 1863. He has been a citizen of Superior for many years. Funeral services have not been arranged but the G.A.R. will be in charge.


David Grether
Buried in Black River Falls 
Source: Marathon County Register (Unity, Marathon County, Wis.) Friday, 25 May 1945; transcribed by Marla Zwakman

The Rev. David Grether, aged 55, pastor of the First Evangelical Reformed church in Colby died suddenly early Monday morning at his home in Colby, the result of a heart attack. He had not been seriously ill and on Sunday had conducted his regular church services. The deceased was born in Poland, Ind. July 15, 1889 and received his education at Mission House College at Plymouth, graduating from there in 1915. On Aug. 30 of the following year he was married at Black River Falls to Anna Marie Stucki. After his graduation he served at Neillsville for nine years, then spent 17 years at Magley, Ind. before going to Colby in the fall of 1942 to assume the pastorship of the Evangelical and Reformed church.

Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 1 o’clock at his parish church with the Rev. Elmer Jaberg of Sheboygan, the president of the Wisconsin Northern Synod and the Rev. Edwin Worthman of Kiel officiating. Burial will be made at Black River Falls.


Georgie Haustresser
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Tuesday, 8 Oct. 1901; transcribed by FoFG mz

BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis., Oct. 7. – Georgie, the six year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Haustresser, died at his home near this city today from the effects of eating poisonous berries. The child lived but twenty minutes after being taken sick and died in convulsions.


Mary Adelaide Hicks
c. March 22, 1863, Unknown Newspaper - Submitted by Beverly Crim

Died in Hixton, Jackson County, Wisconsin, March 22, 1863, at the residence of her parents, Mary Adelaide Hicks, daughter of John L. and Sophia Hicks, aged 7 years and 5 months.  The deceased was a sprightly child, and the closing scenes of her life were remarkable.  She manifested a degree of thought and knowledge far beyond her years.  She seemed to realized fully the approach of death, but expressed a willingness to die.  She said she was not afraid to die.  She was willing to go to God, to Jesus the Savior.  A short time before her decease she called her parents and her sisters to her, and bade them an affectionate farewell, and requested that her young friends and schoolmates should attend her funeral.  In many respects her manifestations of patience, thought and feeling were truly remarkable, especially when we consider her years and the distressing character of her illness.


David Hodges
Source: Wisconsin State Journal - 2 Apr. 1886; transcribed by Marla Zwakman

BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis., April 1. - David Hodges, a laboring man, who resided in the eastern part of this city, known locally as "Hardscrabble," committed suicide Tuesday by taking morphine and died that night. He was a quiet, respectable man of good habits. Family trouble is assigned as the cause of his suicide. He leaves a wife and several children in reduced circumstances. Justice Keach held an inquest this afternoon, the verdict being in accordance with the above facts.


Merlin E. Hull
(1871? = 17 May 1953)
Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County , Wis. ) Thursday, 21 May 1953; transcribed by Marla Zwakman

Rep. Merlin E. Hull, of Black River Falls , at 82, the nation’s oldest congressman, died Sunday at Lutheran Hospital , La Crosse . He was Wisconsin ’s elder statesman in Congress in point of service.
Hull , a Republican, owned and published the weekly Black River Falls Banner-Journal. He was a member of the House Banking and Currency committee in the current Congress.
Hull was elected to the House in 1928, was defeated two years later, then in 1934 started a string of consecutive terms. During part of that period he served as a Progressive.
Surviving are his wife, Jessie M.; a son, Perry M. of Stockton , Calif.; a daughter, Mrs. Marion Lamb, Milwaukee; a sister, Miss Effie Hull, of Washington , D.C.; and two grand children.
Burial was made Wednesday at Oak Grove cemetery, La Crosse.  


Will Hutchins
Source: Marshfield Times (Marshfield, Wis.) Friday, May 28, 1886; transcribed by Marla Zwakman

A young man named Will Hutchins, whose parents reside about four miles below Neillsville on the Black River Falls road, was drowned in Black River on Sunday. Hutchins, with a party of friends, was bathing, and he got in deep water.


Ernest A. Johnstad
Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Friday, 11 Feb. 1977; transcribed by Marla Zwakman

BLAIR – Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Zion Lutheran Church in Blair for Ernest A. Johnstad, 58. Mr. Johnstad, who had been vice president and sales manager for Medford Millwork Co., died of an apparent heart attack Tuesday at a motel in Kaukauna. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Friends may call at the Jack Funeral Home, Blair, from 4 p.m. today until ? a.m. Saturday and then at the church an hour before services.
Mr. Johnstad was born in the Town of York, Jackson County, and married the former Josephine Peterson on Jan. 27, 1951, in Blair. He was a member of the Blair City Council and Blair Fire Department. Survivors include his wifel a son, Errol, Blair; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Johnstad, Blair; a sister, Mrs. Ray Solberg, Blair, and three grandchildren.


Catherine King
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Sunday, 24 June 1917; transcribed by FoFG mz

Mrs. Catherine King, age 72, died yesterday morning at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. E. W. Blaisdell of Black River Falls. She is survived by four other daughters and two sons. The daughters are: Mrs. Flegel of Negaunee, Mich.; Mrs. Fred White of Chisholm, Minn.; Mrs. A. Anderson of Superior, and Mrs. C. O. Stebell of San Diego, California. The sons are George King of Winton, Minn.; and Joseph King of Zadillac, Mich.


daughter Lind
Source: Jackson County Journal (Black River Falls Wis.) 24 June 1896; page 5; submitted by Diana Heser Morse

The little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Lind of this city died of consumption this morning aged five years. The little one had been ailing for some and the dread disease soon caught the thread of life in a firm grasp never relinquishing its hold until it had crushed it out. Funeral services will be held from the house at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon, Rev. Coram officiating after which the remains will be interred in the city cemetery. The sympathy of the entire community is given the bereaved parents.


William Linnell
Source: The La Crosse Tribune (La Crosse, Wis.) 12 Feb. 1951; submitted by Diana Heser Morse

Black River Falls, Wis. (Special) William Linnell, 76, resident of Black River Falls for many years, died Saturday morning at his home.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Masonic temple with the Rev. Wayne L. Grover, Methodist pastor, in charge. Burial will be at Black River Falls.  Linnell is survived by his wife, who is a patient in the Black River Falls hospital, and his family.


Alexander Mills
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Thursday, 13 Oct. 1904; transcribed by FoFG mz

Members of the Superior lodge of Elks will attend funeral services over the remains of their late brother, Alexander Mills at the residence, Tower avenue, this afternoon at 4 o’clock. Immediately after the services the remains will go to Black River Falls for internment.
 


Christiana Mostrom
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Sunday, 30 June 1912; transcribed by FoFG mz

The body of Mrs. Christiana Mostrom, wife of Charles Mostrom of Proctor, who died of heart failure Friday night, was taken yesterday afternoon to Black River Falls, Wis., for internment. Mrs. Mostrom was 56 years old and leaves, besides her husband, three daughters and two sons, all of whom reside in the city.

She was returning from a trip to Duluth, and on her arrival home it is believed she became overheated, which affected her heart.


Alma Newman
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Monday, 14 Dec. 1914; transcribed by FoFG mz

After being confined to a local hospital for two months suffering from lung trouble, Mrs. Alma Newman, age 23, died at 5:30 p.m. yesterday. She was a resident of Black River Falls 13 years, and is survived by her husband, Otto Newman, and four daughters, Ruby, Evelyn, Martha and Elma, all living on the family homestead. A brother and a sister, William Lake and Mrs. Archie Higgins of the dead woman live at Black River Falls. Mrs. Newman also leaves three sisters living in Superior, Mrs. Albert Weise, Mrs. Edward Kobo and Mrs. Elmer Tongue. The body is at J. E. Nicol’s undertaking rooms. Funeral arrangements will be made today.
 


Ralph C. Pope
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Thursday, 16 Mar. 1905; transcribed by FoFG mz

Word reached the city yesterday announcing the death of Attorney Ralph C. Pope at his home at Black River Falls. The end came early in the afternoon, the result of a brief illness from liver and other complications.

Mr. Pope until four years since was a Superior attorney, in partnership with his father, Carl C. Pope.

Mr. Pope was married in Superior to Miss May Goring, a niece of Mrs. Martin Pattison.


Emma Quall
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Tuesday, 21 Jan. 1908; transcribed by FoFG mz

BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis., Jan. 20. – Emma Quall, aged 82 years, died at the home of her daughter in this city yesterday. Mrs. Quall was one of the early settlers of Black River Falls. Her husband, John K. Quall, was one of the passengers who went down on the ill-fated Lady Elgin, 47 years ago, in September, when she was wrecked on Lake Michigan and when 280 lives were lost.


Thomas Robinson
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Friday, 24 Jan. 1908; transcribed by FoFG mz

BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis., Jan. 23. – Thomas Robinson, who slashed himself in the neck yesterday, died this morning. Temporary insanity, superinduced by an attack of grip is alleged cause of the suicide.


Shuman
Source: Wisconsin State Journal (Madison, WI) Tuesday, 20 Apr. 1880; transcribed by FoFG mz

A ten-year-old son of Mrs. A. Shuman, who was playing on some floating logs in the river at Black River Falls, last Wednesday, fell in and was drowned.


Raymond Earl Smithborn
Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Thursday, 19 Nov. 2009; obit abstract submitted by Mara Zwakman

born: 7 Feb. 1940 in Portage, Wis.
parents: Harold Smith & Mabel Bauman
died: 18 Nov. 2009 in Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.
married: 1960 to Barbara Ashley, divorced 1974
married 2nd: Emily Holmgren on 29 July 1978
residence: Hatfield, Jackson County, Wisconsin
occupation: owned bar
children: Robert (Cheri) Smith; Terri Rudolph & Janice (Tony Alliano)
24 grandchildren - 9 great grandchildren
siblings: Arnold Smith; Allen (Lillia) Smith; Doris (Larry Wright) & Jeannie (Michael Bleacher)
Internment in Hatfield Cemetery


Mary Specht
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Wednesday, 31 July 1918; transcribed by FoFG mz

Mrs. Mary Specht, age 82, one of the oldest residents of Superior, died yesterday morning at St. Mary’s hospital.

Mrs. Specht was born in Norway in 1835, coming to this country, when a small child and making her home with relatives at Black River Falls, Wis. From there she came to Superior, where she has lived with her daughter, Mrs. Charles Jackson, 2106 Tower avenue.

The 11 children, seven of whom survive the mother, are as follows: Mrs. Charles A. Jackson, Superior; Mrs. Charles Clement, Portland, Ore.; Mrs. George Gelfert, Black River Falls, Wis.; W. A. Specht, Duluth; J. N. Specht, Portland, Ore., and George Specht and Dr. O. G. Specht of Superior. Other children, now dead, were Edward, Jacob and Miss Mary Specht of Black River Falls, and the late Dr. John Specht of Superior. There is also a surviving sister, Mrs. Anna Brandon of Blair, Wis.

The body is at the undertaking rooms of J. E. Michal and will be shipped to Black River Falls, Wis., today, where the funeral will take place tomorrow.


Joseph Stickney
Source: Wisconsin State Journal (Madison, WI) Friday, 3 May 1889; transcribed by FoFG mz

BLACK RIVER FALLS, April 27. – Joseph Stickney, one of the first settlers at this place, died, leaving Hiram Yaetman the only survivor of the little colony of men who came here in the spring of 1839, under Jacob Spaulding, and built a sawmill.
 


Dolores Ann Timm
Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Friday, 13 Nov. 2009; obit abstract submitted by Marla Zwakman

parents: Walter H. Joseph & Elsie H. Prochnow
born: 23 Jan. 1939 Elk Creek, Nebraska
died: 11 Nov. 2009 in Hatfield, Jackson County, Wisconsin
married: 17 Apr. 1960 in Concord to William T. Timm
occupation: bookkeeper & worked at Shopko
children: Cindy (Tim Rupprecht); Laurie (Mark) Klecker & Dan (Pam) Timm, five grandchildren
siblings: Wilbur (Dorothy) Joseph; Gerald (Lorena) Joseph; Lorene (Herb Monlock); Walter (Kathy) Joseph & James (Fay) Joseph


“Walking Cloud”
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Friday, 3 Dec. 1897; transcribed by FoFG mz

BLACK RIVER FALLS, Dec. 2. – “Walking Cloud,” or “Silent Hunter,” a famous Indian, is dead, aged 101 years. He died at his home on Heeloork creek, eight miles north of this place. He was a progressive Indian and a noted hunter in his younger days. It is said of him that he was the only Indian that could walk up to a sleeping deer, so soft were his footsteps.


Nancy Wiley
Source: Wisconsin Weekly Advocate (Milwaukee, WI) Thursday, 23 May 1901; transcribed by FoFG mz

Black River Falls, Wis., May 21. – Nancy Wiley, a resident of this city, aged 90 years, died from the effects of a paralytic stroke. Mrs. Wiley was a native of New York and had been married 71 years.


Adam Wozniakowski
Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Saturday, 13 Nov. 1976; transcribed by Marla Zwakman

CITY POINT – Rites were at 10 a.m. today at Martyr’s Catholic Chapel near City Point for Adam Wozniakowski, 83, City Point. He died Wednesday evening at Pine View Nursing Home in Black River Falls. Burial was in the parish cemetery. Mr. Wozniakowski was born in Poland, moving to the United States with his parents at an early age. For 26 years he farmed in the Pittsville-City Point area. Following the sale of his farm eight years ago, he moved to City Point. He resided at the nursing home since August of this year. There are no known survivors.


Ernest L. Zahn
Source: News Tribune (Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash.) 23 Feb. 2006; obit abstract submitted by Marla Zwakman

born: 17 Sept. 1945 in Black River Falls, Wis.
parents: Raymond & Lily Zahn
died: 19 Feb. 2006
spouse: Delores
children: Peter (Rachel) Zahn; Michael (Nancy) Zahn; Paige (John Elingnak); Annette Wheeler & Arlene (Cameron) Reich-Norris


 

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