Obit: Barr, Mabel Irene #2 (1910 - 1967)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Barr, Emerson, Shupe, Stigen, Pischer, Raab, Fahey, Baird, Davel, Ziemendorf, Ylvisaker, Larson, Gross, Hopfer, Brauneis, Nyeland, Dinkle, Carrall, Hagen, Jarver, Beck, June, Dundas, Bergemann, Steiger, Sherren, Jolivette, Schultz, Zettler, Trindal, Volk, Nelson, Olson, Kauffman, Wall, Scott, Koehler

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 3/23/1967

Barr, Mabel Irene (4 November 1910 - 1967)

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon from the Georgas Funeral Home for Mrs. Charles Barr, 56, Neillsville, who died here last Thursday.

The Rev. W. C. Koehler of the United Church of Christ officiated and burial was made in the Greenwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Barr, the former Mabel Irene Shupe, was born November 4, 1910, in Loyal, daughter of the late Frank and Julia (Emerson) Shupe. Following graduation from the Loyal High school she worked for several years in the H. R. Baird Store in Granton. On August 4, 1934, she was married to Charles Barr in Greenwood. She has resided in Neillsville since 1934 and for many years had served on the election board here.

She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star of Loyal, and the American Legion Auxiliary of Neillsville.

Surviving are her husband; two daughters, Mrs. Robert (Sandra) Stigen of Minneapolis, Minn., and Mrs. Marvin (Carol) Pischer of Black River Falls; and a son, Tom, of Minneapolis, Minn. Other survivors are: five sisters, Mrs. Jess (Vivian) Raab of Loyal, Mrs. Jack (Helen) Fahey of Stanley, Mrs. H. R. (Ione) Baird of Greenwood, Mrs. Lawrence (Nettie) Davel of Loyal, and Mrs. Willard (Elsie) Ziemendorf of Wisconsin Rapids; two brothers, Glenn Shupe of Spencer and Jack Shupe of Berlin; and by six grandchildren.

Pallbearers were: Dale Kauffman, Jerry Baird, Robert Baird, Ronald Davel, Ervin Steiger and David Hopfer.

Ellis Wall, accompanied by Mrs. Jess W. Scott, sang, “Softly and Tenderly,” and “Lead Kindly Light.”

People from away here for the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Tom Barr and family and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stigen and family of Minneapolis, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Pischer and family of Black River Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Jack Fahey of Stanley; Mr. and Mrs. Willard Ziemendorf of Wisconsin Rapids; Mr. and Mrs. Jack Shupe and Miss Jackie Shupe of Berlin; Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Shupe of Spencer; Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Baird of Stevens Point; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Baird of Eau Claire; Ronald Davel of Appleton; Mr. and Mrs. Joe A. Ylvisaker of Stoughton; Mrs. Norman Larson of Madison; Mr. and Mrs. Darcy Gross and David Hopfer of Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Argil Stigen of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Brauneis of Faribault, Minn.; Mrs. Elsie Nyeland of Kansas City, Mo.; Fred Dinkle of Chippewa Falls; Mrs. Velma Carrall of Chippewa Falls; Floyd Hagen, Harold Jarver, Peter Beck, J. A. June, Donald Dundas and daughter, Jane, all of Eau Claire.

Greenwood people attending were: Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Baird, Mr. and Mrs. Harland Bergemann, Mr. and Mrs. Ken Steiger, Steve Steiger, Ken L. Sherren, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Jolivette and Mr. and Mrs. Howard Schultz.

From Loyal were Mr. and Mrs. Jess Raab, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Davel, Mrs. Jerry Zettler, Mrs. Hazel Trindal, Mr. and Mrs. Percy Volk, Mrs. Bertha Nelson, and Mr. and Mrs. Roy E. Olson.

The personnel of the Neillsville Northern States office attended the service in a body.



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