Obit: Seager, Elsie (1877 - 1954)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Seager, Gray, Salter, Wepfer, Ross,
Rakow, Mac Donald, Roate, Standard, DeMert, Schwamb, Nulton,
Graves, Counsell, Wasserburger, Hopfer, Carl, Christopherson,
Warren, Krejci, Stoltzmen, Hansen, Hanson, Steinwagner, Johnson,
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) October 7, 1954
Seager, Elsie (25 February 1877 - 28 September
Miss Elsie Seager, 77, died Tuesday, September
28, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Morris Ross, 215 W. 5th
Street, Marshfield, after being ill for a week.
Funeral services were held Friday, October 1,
from the Georgas Funeral Home. The Rev. Virgil Nulton officiated,
with burial taking place in the Neillsville City
Miss Seager was born February 25, 1877, at
Neillsville. She received her early education in the schools
of the county and had lived all her life in the Neillsville
area. Following the death of her parents, she and her brother
farmed in the Town of Weston on the farm now owned by Lawrence
DeMert. After the death of her brother she moved to a house
on Grand Avenue. This was her home until about two weeks ago, when
she sold it to Mrs. Theo. Schwamb. She had planned to make
her home with Mr. and Mrs. Ross in Marshfield, but became ill soon
after leaving Neillsville.
is survived by eight cousins, Herbert Gray, Owen; Mrs. Richard
Salter and Mrs. William Wepfer, Colby; Mrs. Morris Ross and Mrs.
William Rakow, Marshfield; Mrs. Ray MacDonald, Beaver Dam; Kenneth
Roate and Dan Standard, Minneapolis.
body reposed at the Hansen Funeral Home in Marshfield from Tuesday
evening until Thursday morning, when it was brought to the Georgas
Funeral Home in Neillsville.
Mrs. Virgil Nulton and Mrs. Darwin Graves sang
two selections accompanied by Mrs. Florence Counsell at the
Pallbearers were: Leo Wasserburger, Robert
Hopfer, Gust Carl, Oscar Christopherson, Otto Warren and John
Out of town persons attending the rites were: Mr. and Mrs. Morris Ross, Mrs. William Rakow, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Stoltzmen, Mrs. Richard Hansen, Mrs. Vinton Hanson, Mrs. Mike Steinwagner and Mrs. Carl Johnson, all of Marshfield; Mrs. Ray Mac Donald, Beaver Dam; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Wepfer, Abbotsford; Mr. and Mrs. William Wepfer and Mrs. Harold Brockhaus, Colby; and Herbert Gray, Owen.
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