Obit: Wilger, Anna (1877 - 1952)
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Surnames: Wilger, Ziglinski, Gitchel, Hubing,
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) July 31, 1952
Wilger, Anna (5 February 1877 - 26 July
Mrs. Anna (Nick) Wilger, 75, died at home in
Milwaukee on Saturday, July 26, following an illness of eight
Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday from
the Georgas Funeral Home and from St. Mary’s Catholic Church,
with the Rev. Father M. J. Kelnhofer officiating.
Mrs. Wilger, nee Anna Ziglinski, was born on
February 5, 1877, to Mr. and Mrs. John Ziglinski in the Town of
Grant, Clark County. She was employed in St. Paul, Minn.
until her marriage to Nick Wilger in Neillsville on July 5,
1904. They farmed in the Town of Pine Valley for several
years, then moving to the city, where they resided for some time
when Mr. Wilger carried on his trade as stone mason. Their last
place of residence here was on what is known as the John Counsell
farm east of the city.
is survived by three children: Leo Wilger of Milwaukee; Clarence
Wilger of Green Bay; and Mrs. William (Frances) Gitchel of
Rockford, Ill.; ten grandchildren, one great-grandchild and one
sister, Mrs. Mary Hubing of Loyal.
Mr. Wilger preceded his wife in death in 1926.
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