Obit: Michlig, Catherine C. (1904 - 1999)

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----Source: STAR NEWS, Sept. 1, 1999


Catherine C. Michlig (1904 - 1999)

Catherine C. Michlig, 95, Abbotsford, died on Wednesday, Aug. 25 at the Continental Manor Nursing Home in Abbotsford, where she had resided since April 1996.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 28 at St. Bernard's Catholic Church in Abbotsford,Clark Co., WI. with Rev. Al Jakubowski officiating. Interment will be in the Abbotsford Public Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Robert Michlig, Bill Ewert, Gene Frane, Mark Michlig, Larry Michlig and Kevin Michlig.

Maurina Funeral Home in Abbotsford assisted the family with arrangements.

The former Catherine Handrick was born February 16, 1904 in Halder to the late William and Catherine (Mazan) Handrick. Her marriage to John Leo Michlig, who died on July 8, 1986, took place on January 8, 1924 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Halder. They lived in Milwaukee, then later in Laona. In 1935, the couple farmed in the Town of Mayville, rural Curtiss, until they moved to Abbotsford in 1973.

She was a member of St. Bernard's Catholic Church, and was an honorary member of the Parish Council of Catholic Women. She was a long time member of the Curtiss Homemakers Club.
Survivors include four sons, Jerome (Doreen) of Colby, Lavern (Beatrice) of Dorchester, Hilarian "Mick" (Mona) of Curtiss, and David (Beverly) of Abbotsford one daughter, Mary Ann (Donald) Frane of Gilman 25 grandchildren 56 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, daughter Lorraine Ewert, two grandchildren, one great-grandchild, four brothers and two sisters.



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