Obit: Linster, Nicholas J. (1885 - 1957)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Linster, Prock, Gilmore, Blau,
Balhais, Thoma, Walker, Eisenmann
----Source: Clark County Press
(Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) December 26, 1957
Linster, Nicholas J. (22 November 1885 -
23 December 1957)
A requiem Mass will be read Saturday
morning at 9 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, for Nick
Linster, 72, a former Neillsville resident, who died December 23 in
a hospital at Hustisford, following a short illness. The Rev.
Joseph Eisenmann will officiate, and burial will be made in the
Neillsville City Cemetery.
Nicholas J. Linster, son of the late
Nicholas and Margaretha Linster, was born November 22, 1885, in
Welvingen, Luxemburg. In 1886 the family came to the United
States and located at Bakerville, in Wood County. He received
his education in the Bakerville School, and when he was a young man
his family moved to Neillsville.
For many years Mr. Linster operated a
garage in the location where the Urban Sales and Service is now
located. In later years he was employed on the section crew
of the Chicago and Northwestern railroad, working out of
Neillsville. He retired in 1954, when he went to Hustisford
to make his home with his daughter and son-in-law.
On July 5, 1916, he was married to
Katherine Prock in Neillsville. He was a member of St.
Mary’s Catholic Church and of the Holy Name
Mr. Linster is survived by a daughter,
Mrs. George (Genevieve) Gilmore, Hustisford; a granddaughter,
Maureen Gilmore; and the following sisters and brothers: William
Linster, Penn Yan, N. Y.; Alphonse Linster, Greenwood; Mrs.
Margaret Blau, Neillsville; Mrs. Virginia Balhais , Bradenton ,
Fla.; Mrs. Ben (Susie) Thoma, Phoenix, Ariz.; and Mrs. Carolina
Walker of Portland, Ore.
A combined Holy Name and general rosary will be said Friday evening at the Bergemann Funeral Home.
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