Obit: Drescher, Elsie (1895 - 1966)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Drescher, Henke, Lindow, Schlinsog, Rusch, Grimm, McCormick


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 5/26/1966


Drescher, Elsie (31 January 1895 - 18 May 1966)


Funeral services were conducted Saturday afternoon for Miss Elsie Drescher, 71, Lowell, who died May 18 in a Beaver Dam hospital. The Rev. L. L. McCormick officiated at services from the Immanuel Evangelical United Brethren Church in Chili. Burial was made in the parish cemetery.


Elsie Drescher was born January 31, 1895, in the Town of Lynn.  She moved to Milwaukee, where she had resided for 40 years. The last five years Miss Drescher had made her home in Lowell. She was a member of the Immanuel Evangelical United Brethren Church in Chili.


She is survived by five sisters: Mrs. Wesley (Martha) Henke of Lowell, Mrs. Luther (Helen) Lindow and Mrs. William (Mary) Lindow, both of Chili, Mrs. Harry (Nelda) Schlinsog of Loyal, and Mrs. Martin (Adella) Rusch of New Orleans, La.; and by two brothers, Otto Drescher of Sheboygan and Ezra Drescher of Shawano.


Special music was presented by a nephew and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Drescher, accompanied at the organ by Mrs. Albert Grimm. Hymns sung were, "My God and I" and "How Great Thou Art."


Pallbearers, all nephews were: Bernhard Drescher, Theodore, William and Richard Schlinsog, Marlyn and Vernon Lindow.


Attending the service from away were relatives and friends from Lowell, Sheboygan, Appleton, Plymouth, King, and New Orleans, La.




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