Death Notices and Obituary Index

For Milwaukee and the Surrounding Communities

Sources: The Milwaukee Journal, The Milwaukee Sentinel, other various newspapers
Publish dates: Various

See also Waukesha Obituaries
Milwaukee County Obits (offsite link)
Milwaukee Sentinel,Journal Death Notice Index (offsite link)
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Source: newspaper unknown

NAEF, Christine (Nee Christensen). June 4, 1996, age 100 years. Beloved wife of the late John. Further survived by other relatives and friends. Funeral Services Fri., June 7, 11:30 AM at Wisconsin Memorial Park Chapel of the Flowers. Visitation 10:30 AM to time of Services at the Chapel. Christine was a longtime resident of Park Bluff Apartments. Altstadt-Tyborski 645-1001


Source: The Milwaukee Sentinel, Feb. 15, 1962

Mrs. Bessie B. Neilson, 82, widow of Dr. Walter H. Neilson first dean of the Marquette University Medical School, died Thursday at a rest home in Pewaukee. She suffered a stroke in February, 1961.

Mrs. Neilson, a native of Wild Rose, Wis., married Dr. Neilsono in 1907. They met several years earlier while she was attending the nursing school of the old Trinity Hospital, which Dr. Neilson and antoher physician founded at N. 9th and W. Wells Sts. Dr. Neilson also was one of the five doctors who formed the old Milwaukee Medical College which later grew into the Marquette University School of Medicine. Dr. Neilson died in 1922.

Mrs. Neilson lived in Milwaukee until 1934, when she moved to Waukesha. During World War II, she moved to Delafield where she lived until recent years. She was a member of the P.E.O. a charitable organization.

She was a member of Calvary Presbyterian Church when she lived in Milwaukee, the First Methodist Church in Waukesha and the Presbyterian Church in Delafield.

Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. William Brown, Delafield; three sons, John, Waukesha; Robert, Detroit; and ordon, Houston, and two brothers, Merriam Jeffers, Seattle, and Floyd Jeffers, Wild Rose.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Arthur Gasper Funeral Home, Waukesha, where the body will lile in state after 4 p.m. Friday.

At Mrs. Neilson's wish, she will be buried in East Granville Cemetery. Her husband was one of the last persons to be buried there.


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Sat. Feb 23, 1974, aged 75 years, beloved husband of Eleanor nee Koepp, dear Father of Richard Niepow and Barbara (Frederick) Schulz, brother of Anita DeGelleke, grandfather of Sandra Niepow, Harold Wolf, Alan, Jeffrey and John Schulz. Also sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews. Services Tue., Feb, 26, 1974 at 1 P.M. at Benediction Lutheran Church, 5740 N. 86th St. Interment Pinelawn. In state at the funeral Mon. 4-9 p.m., at the church, Tues. noon until time of services. Member of A. O. Smith Senior Service Club. Memorials appreciated. Krause Funeral Home, 9020 W. Capitol Dr.


SOURCE: The Milwaukee Journal, (Milwaukee, WI) Saturday, September 19, 1896; pg. 10; col G

NISS-Saturday at 6:45 p.m. Mrs. Carl Niss, Sr. aged 66 years, 8 months and 9 days.

Funeral Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. from the residence, 216 Harmon street, to Immanuels church. Interment at Union cemetery.

Source: The Milwaukee Sentinel, (Milwaukee, WI) Sunday, September 20, 1896; pg. 3; Issue 41; col B

NISS-Saturday at 6:45 p.m. Mrs. Carl Niss, Sr. aged 66 years, 8 months and 9 days.

Funeral Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. from the residence, 216 Harmon street, to Lutheran Emmanuel church, corner of Twelfth and Garfield, thence to Union cemetery.