|Birth: ||Aug. 12, 1879|
|Death: ||Jun. 8, 1971|
Funeral Services for Mrs. Mary Seils, age 91, a Pound resident, who died Tuesday will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Beaver. The Rev. William Besler will officiate. Burial wil be in the church cemetery. Friends may call at Rhodes Mortuary from 4 p.m. on Thursday until 10 a.m. Friday and thereafter at the church.
The former Mary M. Beske was born on August 12, 1879 at New Rome, Wisconsin, where she attended grade school. Upon graduation from Centralia High School in Wisconsin Rapids, she taught elemetary school at New Rome. After receiving her teaching certification from Oshkosh Normal, she was employed at the former Fairfield School in Pound. In October 1902, she was married to Henry Seils in New Rome. The couple resided at Grover until 1944, when they moved to Marinette. He died in 1952. Mrs. Seils remained in Marinette until 1969 when she moved to Pound to live with her daughter, Mrs. George (Adella) Prue. She was a Charter member of the Ladies Aid Society of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church.
In addition to Mrs. Prue, survivors include another daughter, Mrs. John (Caroline) Pelot of Pound; two sons, Henry of Minneapolis, Minnesota and Martin of Elgin, Illinois; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
obituary Marinette EagleStar, June 9, 1971, page 2
Henry C. Seils (1875 - 1952)
Adella E. Seils Prue (1910 - 2000)*
Martin W. Seils (1914 - 1985)*
Caroline Seils Pelot (1916 - 2005)*
Saint Matthews Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery
Created by: L Evans
Record added: Feb 04, 2013
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