Obit: Zipfel, Anna (1870 - 1952)
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Surname: Zipfel, Martin, Meyer, Shields, Carl,
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co. WI.) July 10, 1952
Zipfel, Anna (30 September 1870 - 5 July
Mrs. Louis (Anna) Zipfel, 81, died at her home at
1109 Grand Avenue on July 5, 1952, at 11:45 p.m. She had been
in poor health for the past 10 years and very ill for the past
body lay in state at the Georgas Funeral Home until one
o’clock on Wednesday when it was taken to St. John’s
Lutheran Church for final rites at 2 o’clock. The Rev.
Alfred Schewe officiated.
Mrs. Zipfel, the former Anna G. Martin, waws born
on September 30, 1870, in Germany. She came to the United
States with her parents at the age of 20 years and located with
them on a farm in Pine Valley. She worked out as a young woman and
on June 19, was married to Louis Zipfel. They moved to the
Zipfel farm in the Town of Grant and resided there until 1925, when
they moved to their home on Grand Avenue. Mr. Zipfel died in
March, 1928, after which she lived with her daughter, Mrs. Adolph
Meyer, for some time. Four years ago she moved with her
daughter and son-in-law back to her home in the city. She was
a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church and of the Ladies
She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Adolph (Elsie) Meyer; one daughter-in-law, Mrs. Emma Zipfel; one sister, Mrs. Charles (Elizabeth) Shields of Blue Island, Ill.; two grandchildren, Ruth Zipfel of Bay City, Mich., and Raymond Zipfel of Neillsville. She was preceded in death by her son, Fred, in August 1945, her husband in 1928 and one sister, Mrs. Herman (Martha) Carl, in 1925.
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