Obit: Wilson, Frank Henry Sr. (1890 - 1952)
Contact:: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Wilson, Dittman, Markwardt, Langreck,
Richmond, Blankenship, Weiting, Chadwick, Reinhard, Wasserburger,
Resong, Erpenbach, Scheffer, Kelnhofer
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) September 18, 1952
Wilson, Frank Henry Sr. (7 January 1890 - 9
Frank Henry Wilson, Sr., of the Town of Weston
died at the Wisconsin General Hospital in Madison on Tuesday
morning. Death followed an illness of two years.
Funeral services were conducted on Saturday at
8:30 a.m. from the Georgas Funeral home and at 9:00 a.m. from St.
Mary’s Catholic Church, the Very Rev. M. J. Kelnhofer
officiating. Burial was made in the parish cemetery. A Rosary
service was conducted at the funeral home on Friday evening at 8:00
Wilson was born on January 7, 1890, in Jackson County to William
and Anna (Dittman) Wilson. He came to Clark County with his
parents when he was three years old and received his education in
Clark County schools. He spent several years farming and
worked for eight years in the steel mill in Milwaukee, returning to
Clark County in November, 1951. He was a member of St.
Mary’s Catholic Church.
June 28, 1915, Mr. Wilson was married to Clara Markwardt at
Neillsville. He is survived by his wife and the following
children: Mrs. Fred (Celelia) Langreck of Greenwood; Mrs. Floyd
(Hilda) Richmond, Whitetail, Mont.; Mrs. Neil (Agnes) Blankenship,
Herrick, Ill.; Frank Wilson, Jr., Mrs. Donald (Catherine) Weiting
of Menomonee Falls; Charles Wilson and John Wilson of Neillsville;
also 22 grandchildren. One daughter, Mary, preceded him in
Pallbearers were: Millard Chadwick, Frank
Reinhard, Henry Wasserburger, Henry Langreck, Joe Resong and Tony
Persons from out of town attending included: Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wilson, Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Weiting and family of Menomonee Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Richmond of Whitetail, Mont.; Mr. and Mrs. Ferd Langreck and family of Greenwood; and Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Scheffer of Humbird.
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