Emma Zipfel, 94, Neillsville, died Wednesday, April 24, 1991, at Neillsville Memorial Home, Neillsville. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 27, 1991, at 11 a.m. at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Neillsville. Rev. Richard Weber officiated and burial was in the Neillsville City Cemetery. Family and friends served as pallbearers.
Emma Hillert was born Nov. 10, 1896, in the town of Grant, Clark County, to David and Wilhelmine (nee Krumheuer) Hillert. She received her education in the town of Grant at the Zion American Lutheran Church School. After school, she worked for the Humphill's in Neillsville as a housekeeper for about seven years. She married Frederic Zipfel Sept. 16, 1925, in the town of Grant. After her marriage, she and her husband farmed in the town of Grant. He preceded her in death in Aug. 1945. She entered the Neillsville Memorial Home in 1988. She was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Neillsville.
Survivors include one son, Raymond Zipfel, Neillsville one daughter, Mrs. Kenneth (Ruth) Maxson, Bay City, Mich. seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband, her parents, one brother and two sisters.