MRS. WIERSCHKE, FORMER AREA RESIDENT, DIES
Former resident of the town of Polar, Mrs. Otto Wierschke, 77, died Sunday at her home town hospital in Crystal Falls, Mich.
She was born Jan. 5, 1902 in the town of Polar, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Brandt. As Emma Brandt, she married Otto Wierschke on June 22, 1922 and resided in the polar area until 1933. In 1933, she moved to the Peavey Falls area in Michigan, where she lived until her death.
Surviving her are two sons, Allen, Wauwatosa, Wis., and Norman, Crystal Falls; four grandchildren; one brother, Ernest Brandt, Antigo; and two sisters, Mrs. Elsie Grady and Mrs. Dale Hartman, both of Antigo.
Mrs. Wierschke was preceded in death by her husband, who died in 1975, and one daughter.
Funeral services were held Wednesday in Crystal Falls and burial was also in Crystal Falls.
newspaper: THE ANTIGO DAILY JOURNAL - Antigo, Wisconsin; Thursday, 18 January 1979