From the Plymouth Reveiw, Plymouth, Wisconsin, May 16, 1934
Many Attend Last Rites for Late Mrs. Emelia Beisser
Plymouth. – Impressive funeral services for Mrs. Emelia Beisser, wife of the late Rev. F. W. Beisser, were held Tuesday at 1:30 o’clock at the Wittkopp Funeral home. The Rev. H. G. Schmid of the Plymouth Reformed church officiated and burial was made in Woodlawn cemetery. During the services, O. R. Brockman sang “Going Home.”
The body was removed to the Plymouth Reformed church where at 2 o’clock Rev. H. G. Schmid read the scripture from Revelations, chapter VII, verses 9-17. Rev. E. L. Worthman of Kiel gave a prayer. The choir which in former years was directed by Rev. F. W. Beisser, sang the favorite songs of the deceased, “Jesus, I Live to Thee” and in German “Der Herr bricht ein in Mitternacht.”
The main sermon was spoken by Prof. L. C. Hessert of the Mission House, his text being taken from Matthew, chapter XI, verse 28, “Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” Rev. H. G. Schmid again spoke a few consoling words in the German language. The church was filled to capacity with friends of the deceased, neighboring ministers and professors and students of the mission House.
The pallbearers were Rev. E. L. Worthman, Kiel; Rev. A. C. Plappert, Sheboygan; Rev. H. Settlage, Waukesha; Prof. Alvin Grether, Mission House; Rev. H. T. Vriesen, Sheboygan Falls, and Prof. J. J. Friedli of Mission House.
There were many beautiful floral bouquets from relatives and friends who knew her and loved her. The Ladies’ Aid society assisted in the serving of the meals to relatives and friends. Mrs. Beisser was an ardent member of the society.
Relatives who were present for the funeral were:
Mrs. G. A. Heyer and Emma and Mr. And Mrs. Anton Meyer, Town Herman; Rev. and Mrs. Wm. Landsiedel, Wellsburg, Iowa; Rev. and Mrs. E. G. Krampe, Erna and Amandus, Plymouth; Mrs. Geo. Lies, Spencerville, Ohio; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Kruetzman and son, Richard. Magley, Indiana; Rev. and Mrs. Arthur Kreutzman, Iowa; Rev. and Mrs. Paul Achterman and son, Nathan, German Valley, Illinois; Mr. And Mrs. Heinz Beisser, Christian Beisser, Miss Emily Loche, Mrs. Venzl and son, Larry, Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Kammann, Mrs. Clara Heyer, Henry Heyer, Mrs. Aug. Kirschner and Daughters, Mariela and Annette, all of Milwaukee.
Friedrich Wilhelm Beisser
1872–1926 (m. 1903)
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