Ida Tischendorf

Mrs. Ida Tischendorf Is Buried Monday
Funeral services were held on Monday at 1:30 o'clock from the Ed Leichtnam home in Abbotsford and at 2:00 o'clock from the Peace Evangelical Church for Mrs. Ida Tischendorf, 86 pioneer Dorchester resident, who passed away Friday, April 2, at the Ed Leichtnam home in Abbotsford.
The services were read by the Rev. Pauloweit of the Peace Church, and burial was made in the Peace Church Cemetery. Six grandsons acted as pall bearers. They included William and Lloyd Tischendorf, Arthur and Elmer Leichtnam, and Ernest and Albert Winchell.

Mrs. Tischendorf was born in Germany on March 15th, 1857, and was married on June 13, 1882 to Gust Tischendorf. They came to this country in March, 1891 and settled at once in Dorchester where Mr. Tischendorf operated a cigar business.

The couple purchased a farm a mile north of the village in 1900. In 1934 they moved into a new home in the village.

Surviving are four children; Mrs. George (Martha) Dahl, Minocqua; Robert of Illinois; Mrs. Ed (Rose) Leichtnam, Abbotsford, and Mrs. Joel (Mary) Winchell, Dorchester. Two children died in infancy and one son, William, died in 1920.

Mrs. Tischendorf was a member of the Peace Evangelical Church and was well known in the community.

Those in charge of flowers were Mrs. William Tischendorf, Mrs. Albert Winchell, Mars. Art Leichtnam, Mrs. Alvin Nelson, Mrs. Milton Larson, and Mrs. Lloyd Tischendorf. Those from out-of-town who attended were Mr. and Mrs. George Dahl, Minocqua; Mr. and Mrs. Ed Leichtnam, Abbotsford; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Tischendorf of Illinois; Mr. and Mrs. Procknow, Athens; Mrs. Arnold Laack, Abbotsford; and Mr. and Mrs. Milton Larson of Abbotsford.
SOURCE: Dorchester Clarion Thursday April 8, 1943


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