Obit: Stelzl, Maria (1858 - 1943)
Surnames: Stelzl, Geiger, Graf, Geier, Kaholka, Luepke, Fleischman, Krause, Matter
----Source: unknown newspaper, 31 Mar. 1943
Stelzl, Maria (16 May 1858 - 31 Mar. 1943)
MRS. MARIA STELZL DIES THIS MORNING
Father Graf to Officiate at Requiem Mass for Spencer Woman
Spencer--(Special)--Mrs. Maria Stelzl, 84, a resident of Spencer since 1883, died at 8:30 o'clock this morning at the home of her son, Adolph Stelzl, Town of Brighton.
Mrs. Stelzl, nee Maria Geiger, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Martin Geiger, was born in Bohemia May 16, 1858, and was married at Hartmanitz, Bohemia, May 31, 1880, to Wenzel Stelzl, who preceded her in death many years ago.
The Stelzls came to Spencer in the Spring of 1883, and that fall purchased the land on which the family lived ever since.
Surviving are one son, Adolph, town of Brighton, and five grandchildren.
The body will lie in state at the Central Wisconsin Co-operative Funeral Home, Marshfield, until Friday afternoon, when it will be taken to the home. A short service will be held Saturday morning at 9 o'clock at the home, followed by a Requiem High Mass at 9:30 o'clock at Christ the King Catholic Church. The Rev. Joseph Graf will have charge of the service and interment will be made in the family lot in the Catholic Cemetery at Hillside, Marshfield.
----Source: unknown newspaper, Apr. 1943
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MRS. WENZEL STELZL
Came to Spencer Community In 1883 and Had Made Her Home Here Since Married In Bohemia in 1880.
Mrs. Wenzel Stelzl, aged 84 years, a resident of the Spencer community since 1883, died on Wednesday morning of last week at the home of her son, Adolph Stelzl, in the town of Brighton. The deceased, nee Maria Geier, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Martin Geier, was born in Bohemia, May 16, 1858, and was married at Hartmanitz, Bohemia, May 31, 1880, to Wenzel Stelzl, who survives her. The Stelzls came to Spencer in the spring of 1883, and that fall purchased the land on which the family lived ever since.
Surviving are the husband, one son, Adolph of town of Brighton, and five grandchildren.
The body was taken to the Central Wisconsin Co-op. Funeral Home at Marshfield and on Friday afternoon was taken to the home. A short service was held Saturday morning at 9:00 o'clock, followed by a Requiem High Mass at 9:30 o'clock at Christ the King Catholic church, the Rev. Joseph Graf being the celebrant. Interment was made in the Catholic cemetery at Hillside in Marshfield.
Pall bearers were Joe Kaholka, Wm. Luepke, Frank Fleischman, Robert Krause, Otto Krause and Gust Matter. The flower attendants were granddaughters of the deceased.
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