Obit: Drews, Silveria B. (1926 - 2009)
Surnames: Drews, Stoetzel, Youngwirth, David,
Trowbridge, Heggelund, Berg, Kraemer, Kobs, Dillman, Schubring,
----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield,
Wood County, Wis.) Thursday, 29 Oct. 2009
Drews, Silveria B. (4 June 1926 - 27 Oct.
Silveria B. "Susie" Drews, 83, of rural
Marshfield died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009, at the Palliative Care Unit
at Saint Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009, at Christ The King Catholic Church in
Spencer with the Rev. Charles D. Stoetzel officiating. Burial will
be in West Spencer Cemetery in Spencer with her nephews serving as
Visitations will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday
at the Rembs Funeral Home in Marshfield and again Saturday at the
church from 9:30 a.m. until time of the services. There will be a
parish prayer service at 4 p.m. Friday at the funeral
Susie was born June 4, 1926, in Marshfield to
Wendelin and Thecla (Youngwirth) David.
She graduated from Marshfield Senior High School
in 1944 and worked at the old Marshfield Clinic on Central Avenue
until her marriage to Donald W. Drews on Feb. 14, 1948. He preceded
her in death Sept. 13, 2007.
She and her husband were partners operating a
dairy farm in the town of Spencer. In 1990, they were recognized as
the outstanding retired farm couple by the Spencer FFA
In their retirement years, they enjoyed traveling
throughout the United States with family. She was an election poll
worker in the township for many years. She loved bowling, treasured
her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, teaching them how to
bake pies and cookies.
She was a member of the Parish Council of
Catholic Women and St. Catherine's Circle.
Susie is survived by her three children, Sharon
(Gerald) Kobs of Spencer, Dianne (Mark) Dillman of Wausau and
Charles (Charmaine) Drews of rural Marshfield; five grandchildren,
Dana (Steve) Schubring, Amber Duranceau, Robin Kobs, Claire and
Chloe Drews; three great-grandchildren, Alanna, Makenna and Ava
She is further survived by her younger siblings,
Cecilia Trowbridge of Arpin, Willis (Jeanne) David of Marshfield,
Daniel (Sylvia) David of Auburndale, Rose (Gene) Heggelund of
Marshfied, Wendelin (Dianne) David Jr. of Marshfield and Carol
(John) Berg of Marshfield; sisters-in-law, Theresa and Joan David,
both of Marshfield; and a brother-in-law, Ken Kraemer of Park
Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded
in death by two brothers, Jerry David on March 27, 2009, and Jack
David on Sept. 15, 2009.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the
Palliative Care Unit at Saint Joseph's Hospital or Christ The King
Church in Spencer.
The family thanks ALL the staff at Saint Joseph's Hospital for their compassionate care.
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