Obit: Hillert, Edward A. (1883 - 1963)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Hillert, Worchel, Burroughs, Sternitzky, Roessler, Goebel, Montag, Olson, Johnson, Adams, Kalsow, Vine, Moh, Zuehlke, Jacobi, Beil, Meihack, Hoffman, Learman, Zillmer, Jolivette, Baird, Mitte, Zielske


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) July 11, 1963


Hillert, Edward A. (26 July 1883 - 5 July 1963)


Funeral services for Edward Hillert, 79, of Greenwood, were held Monday afternoon from Trinity Lutheran Church in Greenwood.  The Rev. Daniel Zielske officiated.  Burial was made in the Town of Grant Cemetery.  He died Friday in a Marshfield hospital.


Edward A. Hillert was born July 26, 1883, in the Town of Grant and remained with his parents until his marriage on November 6, 1913, to the former Lydia Worchel.


He farmed in the Town of Lynn for 26 years, and during this time served as town treasurer for 10 years and as treasurer of the Mayflower School district for 15 years.


Following the sale of his farm in 1939, Mr. Hillert managed a lumber yard for the late Otto Roessler and after the yard was sold, he engaged in the building of homes in Greenwood; and at the time of his death was employed by a lumber company in Greenwood.


He is survived by his wife; an adopted daughter, Mrs. Jack (Evelyn) Burroughs of Appleton; two sisters, Mrs. Martha Sternitzky of Granton and Mrs. Ed Sternitzky of Lynn; two brothers, Richard of Granton, and Arthur of Chili. 


Funeral arrangements were made by the Georgas Funeral Home in Neillsville.


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) July 18, 1963


Funeral services for Edward Hillert, 79, of Greenwood, who died July 5, were held July 7, from the Trinity Lutheran Church in Greenwood.  The Rev. Daniel Zielske officiated.  Burial was made in the Town of Grant Cemetery.


Pallbearers were: Elmer Learman, Alfred Zillmer, Lee Jolivette, H. R. Baird, Wilbert Goebel and Frank Meihack.  Robert Mitte sang, "A Pilgrim and A Stranger" and "Lass Mech Gehn" accompanied by Mrs. D. Zielske.


Those from out of town attending the service were: Mr. and Mrs. Jack Burroughs of Appleton; Mrs. Ida Goebel, Mr. and Mrs. William Montag and family, Russell Worchel and Mrs. Gerald Olson and daughter of Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Worchel and family of Lake Villa, Ill.; Mrs. C. W. Johnson of Eau Claire; Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Adams and family of St. Paul, Minn.


From Granton were: Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hillert, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Sternitzky, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Kalsow, Mrs. Martha Sternitzky, Mr. and Mrs. Irving Vine and family, Mr. and Mrs. Theamore Vine and family, Walter Goebel and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Sternitzky, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Sternitzky, Ervin Sternitzky and Mrs. Dora Moh.


Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Sternitzky of Marshfield; Mrs. George Zuehlke, Mr. and Mrs. John Jacobi of Loyal; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hillert, Armin Beil, Mrs. Adolph Beil, Mrs. Harold Montage, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hillert of Granton; Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Meihack, Mrs. William Hoffman, Mr. and Mrs. Lebrecht Kalsow, Frank Meihack and Rose Meihack of Neillsville.



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