Obit: Hiles, Paulina (1872 - 1956)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Hiles, Dietrich, Brusburg, Davidson, Erickson, Handt, Grassman, Canfield, Elmhorst, Braatz, Holt, Bolster, Magnuson, Scholtz, Albrecht, Dundas, Guthmiller 

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) June 7, 1956 

Hiles, Paulina (10 December 1872 - 1 June 1956) 

Mrs. Paulina Hiles, 83, of the Town of Grant, died Friday at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Rollie Dietrich. 

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday from the Georgas Funeral Home.  The Rev. Albert Guthmiller, pastor of the Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church officiated and interment was in the Windfall cemetery at Granton. 

Mrs. Hiles was born December 10, 1872, in Germany, and came to the United States as a young lady, staying with relatives in northern Illinois.  On May 3, 1898, she was married to Charles Hiles at Wilmot, Wis.  Following their marriage they farmed in northern Illinois and about 50 years ago came to Clark County, where they farmed in the towns of Weston and Grant.  Since the death of Mr. Hiles, she had made her home with her children. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, in 1934 and one son, Arthur. 

Mrs. Hiles is survived by the following children: Mrs. Rollie (Anna) Dietrich of Granton, Rt. 2; Robert Hiles and   William Hiles of Granton, and Mrs. Rachel Brusburg, Milwaukee; 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. 

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) June 14, 1956 

Mrs. Paulina Hiles Rites: 

Pallbearers at the funeral of Mrs. Paulina Hiles last week were: Donald Hughes, Clarence Braatz, John Handt, Ernest Handt, Alfred Magnuson, and Lewis Scholtz.  Miss Sarah Albrecht, accompanied by Jane Dundas sang two selections. 

Out of town relatives attending the rites were: Mrs. Rachel Brusburg and daughter, Judith, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Albert Davidson and daughter, Adams: Mr. and Mrs. James Hiles and son and Mrs. Tilman Erickson, Janesville; Mr. and Mrs. William Hiles and family, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hiles and family, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Handt, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Grassman, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Canfield and Pauline, Mrs. Frederick Elmhorst, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Braatz, Mrs. Merton Holt and Mrs. Ethel Holt, all of Granton; Louvella Bolster, Marshfield. 



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