|Campbellsport News, November 4, 1915
DEATH OF MRS.
OLDEST RESIDENT OF CAMPBELLSPORT DIED SATURDAY AT HOME OF HER SON
Mrs. Mary Polzean, the oldest
resident of our little city, died last Saturday afternoon at three o'clock, at the home of
her son, John Polzean, after an illness of about one year's duration.
Deceased was born in Germany 95 years ago. She came to America, with her
husband, and for seven years resided at Waukesha. In 1865 the family moved to the town of
Osceola, where Mrs. Polzean resided until six years ago, when she moved to Campbellsport
to reside with her son.
She is survived by two sons, John of this city, and Michael Polzean of town
Osceola; one daughter, Mrs. Frances Herery of Chicago; fourteen grand-children and
The funeral services were held Tuesday morning at nine o'clock from St.
Matthew's Catholic church, the Rev. Father July officiating. Interment was held in the
The pall bearers were Nicholas and Math Hahn, Henry Leibel, Leo Serwe, John
Granger and Michael Tunn.
The following relatives from
out-of-town attended the funeral services: Augustin Polzean and family of Milwaukee; Mrs.
Frances Herery and daughter, Mary of Chicago; Joe Sook and wife and Charles Marx and
family of Dotyville, and Mrs. Peter Krehn of Fond du Lac.
(Scan courtesy Alan Krueger)