Geneva <I>Martinson</I> Dettwiler

Geneva Martinson Dettwiler

Mount Horeb, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 28 Jun 1995 (aged 81)
Mount Horeb, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Mount Horeb, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
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MOUNT HOREB — Geneva Dettwiler, age 81, died at her home on June 28. 1995 after a long illness. The former Geneva Martinson was born on July 8 1913 at Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin. She was married to Alvin G. Dettwiler on December 11, 1937 in Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin.

They farmed in the Springdale, Belleville, and Perry areas. She was a farmers wife and enjoyed raising her family and being a dairy farmer. She was a member of the Mt. Horeb Evangelical Lutheran Church, the Ladies Guild and the Ladies Aid. She was a member of the Master Farmers Organization of Wisconsin and a 4-H leader for many years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin, on March 27, 1990.

She is survived by three daughters, Joyce (Clifford) Gust of Verona, Wisconsin, Jean (Jack) Hollnagel of Fox Lake, Wisconsin and Ruth Qeffery) Olson of Lodi, Wisconsin; three sons, Robert (Judy) Dettwiler of Madison, Wisconsin, Phillip (Ann) Dettwiler of Oregon, Wisconsin and James Dettwiler of Rhinelander, Wisconsin; 11 grandchildren and four step grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and two step great-grandchildren; five sisters, Benunie Berge of Mt. Horeb, Verna Grundahl of Mt. Horeb, Alma (Jerome) Skindrud of Mt. Horeb, Helen Abplanalp of Madison and Myrtle (Milton) Showers of Madison; three brothers, Gaylord (Shirley) Martinson of Mt. Horeb, Harland (Martha) Martinson of Lake Whales, Florida and Martin (Lois) Martinson of Mt. Horeb; a brother-in-law, Lester (Pearl) Dettwiler of Verona; two sisters-in-law, Helen M Dettwiler Kollath of Verona and Sue Dettwiler of Greenfield, Indiana.

Interment will be at the Mt. Horeb Union Cemetery on Friday, June 30, 1995.

Wisconsin State Journal - June 29, 1995


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