Obit: Sherman, Anna (1873 - 1953)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Sherman, Wierschem, Rossman, Hoffman, Bullard, O’Laughlin, Gilbert, Ludwig, Kohlnhofer, Kitzhaber, Lindner, Scherer, Gall, Hartung 

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) October 29, 1953 

Sherman, Anna (5 June 1873 - 21 October 1953) 

Mrs. Anna Sherman, 80, a patient at the Clark County Hospital for the past 2½ years, died there late Wednesday afternoon of a complication of ailments.  

Funeral services were held in Greenwood at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Mary’s Catholic Church. The Rev. Edward Hartung officiated. Burial was made in the Greenwood Catholic Cemetery. 

Mrs. Sherman, nee Anna Wierschem was born June 5, 1873, at Eagle Harbor, Mich.  She was married to Philip Sherman in Neillsville Sept. 6, 1898.  After her marriage she lived in Chili, Marshfield and Loyal before coming to Greenwood in 1906. She lived with her children since 1949 until she was taken to the hospital.  

Her husband preceded her in death.  Surviving her is one son, Irving Sherman of Greenwood, and two daughters, Mrs. Elmer (Mabel) Rossman of Owen and Mrs. Hugo (Olive) Hoffman of Manitowoc; two brothers, Tony and Joseph Wierschem of Danbury, Wis.; three sisters, Mrs. Ed Bullard of Anoka, Minn., Mrs. Margaret O’Laughlin of Minneapolis, Mrs. Mary Gilbert of Portland, Ore.; and six grandchildren. 

Mrs. Sherman was a member of Forest Queen Camp, Royal Neighbors of Greenwood; a member of the Equitable Reserve Association and a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. 

Pallbearers were Charles Ludwig, Joe Kohlnhofer, Lawrence Kitzhaber, Matt Lindner, George Scherer, Sr., and Casper Lindner. 

People from away who attended the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Rossman of Owen; Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Hoffman and daughter of Manitowoc; Mrs. Margaret O’Laughlin of Minneapolis; Mrs. Tilly Bullard of Anoka, Minn.; Tony Wierschem of Danbury, Wis.; and mrs. Helen Gall and son of Neillsville. 



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