|Birth: ||Apr. 9, 1830|
|Death: ||Nov. 7, 1913|
An Old Settler Passes Away
Last Thursday about noon, Joseph Virnig Sr. died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. O. Brunett in the village, where he of late years had made his home. Mr. Virnig was born on the 9th day of May 1830, in Junkersdorf, Rhine Province, near Cologne, Germany. He came to America with his parents in 1854 and settled in Cross Plains, Wis. In 1861 he was united in marriage to Ursula Grell, a sister of the late Wm. Grell. He was in business in Cross Plains until 1879, when he moved here, and settled on the old Virnig home, in the town of Buh. His wife died several years ago. Fifteen children were born to the couple, nine of whom are still living. They are: Mrs. Jos. Rauch of Agram; Louis, William and John Virinig and Mrs. John Kuder of Washington; Mrs. O. Brunett, Paul, Henry and Peter L. Virnig of Pierz and vicinity. Deceased leaves nine children, 39 grandchildren and 8 great grand children, besides many other relatives here and in Cross Plains, Wis. Funeral ceremonies were held last Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock in St. Joseph's church, and burial took place in St. Joseph's cemetery.
Pierz Journal, November 13, 1913
Ursula Grell Virnig (1840 - 1905)
Paul Hubert Virnig (1869 - 1948)*
Henry H Virnig (1871 - 1949)*
Peter L Virnig (1876 - 1953)*
Saint Josephs Catholic Cemetery
Plot: Section 1, Row 21
Created by: Gary Poser
Record added: Jul 03, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28018987
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