Obit: Brown, Libbie Dell (1892 - 1953)
Surnames: Brown, Moore, Harrison, Strebe, Schwalenberg, Rindfleisch, Goetz, Gaetz, Lenhard, Colby, Hart, Hebert, Tuxhorn, Driscoll, Berryman, Cornell, Bergman, Garrow, Sterling, Provinksi, McIntyre
----Source: Abbotsford Tribune
(Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 07/30/1953
Brown, Libbie Dell (8 Jan. 1892 - 23 July
Funeral services for Mrs. George Brown,
61 years old, who died Thursday, were held Sunday afternoon at 2:00
o’clock at the Presbyterian church, with the Rev. Richard
Harrison officiating. Internment was made in the Abbotsford
Nephews and nieces served as pallbearers
and flower girls. Pallbearers were Clyde Strebe, Marshfield; Eldred
Strebe, Owen; Bernard Schwalenberg, Waupun; Richard Brown,
Abbotsford; and William Rindfleisch, and William Goetz, of
In charge of the floral offerings were
Mmes, Clyde Strebe, William Rindfleisch, William Gaetz, Eldred
Strebe, Don Colby, of La Crosse, and Edgar Lenhard, of
Mrs. Brown, nee Libbie Dell Moore, was
born Jan. 8, 1892, in the town of Hull, Marathon county, and lived
there with her parents until her marriage to George Brown on Dec.
24, 1907 in the town of Hull. After her marriage, she and her
husband moved to the farm on which she died.
She was a member of the Presbyterian
church and a member of the Woman’s Benefit
Mrs. Brown had suffered a heart attack
after which she was hospitalized two weeks at Marshfield. She
returned home on Saturday and death occurred the following Thursday
at 1:00 p.m.
She is survived by her husband, three
brothers, Joseph Moore, Wisconsin Rapids; Roy Moore, Port Edwards;
and Obed Moore, Marinette; and four sisters, Mrs. Joseph (Lizzie)
Hart, Stevens Point; Mrs. Charles (Gladys) Brown, Abbotsford; Mrs.
Ward (Pearl) Brown, Menominee, Mich.; and Mrs. Charles (Beatrice)
Hebert, Yakima, Washington.
Her twin sister, Mrs. Abe Strebe,
preceded her in death on May 13 and a brother, John, on May 30.
Three other sisters also preceded her in death.
Among relatives and friends attending the
funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Moore and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard
Tuxhorn, Wisconsin Rapids; Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Driscoll and Mr. and
Mrs. James Berryman, Port Edwards; Mr. and Mrs. Obed Moore,
Marinette; Mr. and Mrs. Ward Brown, Menominee, Mich.; Mrs. Joe
Hart, Stevens Point; Mrs. Don Colby, La Crosse; Abe Strebe, Wausau;
Mr. and Mrs. William Gaetz and Mr. and Mrs. William Rindfleisch,
Mr. and Mrs. Eldred Strebe, Owen; Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Strebe, Marshfield; Mrs. Mildred Cornell and Bernard Schwalenberg, Waupaca; Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Lenhard, Mr. and Mrs. Matt Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bergman, Athens; Mr. and Mrs. Ed Garrow, Ogema; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Nedry Sterling, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Provinski, Abbotsford; and Mrs. Gertrude McIntyre, of Sedro Wooly, Wash.
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