Obit: Bizjak, Anna #2 (1878 – 1956)

Contact: Betty Comstock


Surnames: Bizjak, Schaschl, Howard, Wehrman, Reineking, Garbon, Sinkovec

----Source: Scrapbook of Agnes (Bizjak) Wehrmann

Bizjak, Anna #2 (23 MAR 1878 – 11 JAN 1956)

Mrs. August Bizjak, Nee Anna Schaschl, was born March 23, 1878 in Austria. Here she grew to womanhood and was married there to August Bizjak, Sr.

Several years after their marriage they came to the United States and settled in Indianapolis, Inc. In 1915 they came to Willard and in 1947 moved to Greenwood. Mr. Bizjak passed away in November, 1947. Mrs. Bizjak made her home with her children until 1954 when she entered the Clark County Hospital at Owen. On December 31, 1955 she was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield, where she passed away on Wednesday, January 11, 1956.

Funeral services were held at the Hill Funeral Parlors on Saturday, January 14th at 1 p.m. The Rev. Charles A. Koch, pastor of the West Side Evangelical and Reformed Church officiated. Burial was made in the Greenwood Cemetery.

During the service Mrs. Don Ellingson sang “Oh Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go” and “Safe In The Arms Of Jesus” accompanied by Mrs. Don Dixon at the piano.

The pallbearers were Peter Belay, John Kaltinger Sr., Joe Ozanich, Joe Franciskin, Louis Jordan and Vincent Jelercic.

Mrs. Bizjak is survived by three sons, Joseph, Greenwood; August, Willard and John, Thorp; Mrs. Rose Howard, New York City; Mrs. Albert (Agnes) Wehrman, Loyal; Mrs. Norman (Sophie) Reineking, Greenwood; Thirteen grandchildren and two great grandchildren; five brothers and sisters, Ferdinand Schaschl, Chicago; John Schaschl, Flint, Mich.,; Carl Schaschl, Mrs. Magdalene Garbon and Mrs. Ida Sinkovec, all of Germany.

She was preceded in death by her husband, an infant son and a twin sister and her parents.





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