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 September 1952) 

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 p.m. 

Mr. 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. 

On 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 death. 

Pallbearers were: Millard Chadwick, Frank Reinhard, Henry Wasserburger, Henry Langreck, Joe Resong and Tony Erpenbach. 

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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