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Margaret Nemitz

June 3, 1915 — September 29, 2016

Margaret Nemitz, age 101, of Chippewa Falls, WI formerly of Neillsville, WI died Thursday, September 29, 2016 at the Wissota Health Center in Chippewa Falls. Margaret Rose Nemitz was born on June 3, 1915 in Glendive, MT the daughter of Chauncy and Clara (Carpenter) Bacon. She attended Washington Grade School in Glendive. Then she worked washing clothes, taking care of children and at a library. She was united in marriage Arthur Nemitz on October 19, 1938 in Glendive. They moved to Neillsville, where they farmed until 1967. On October 12, 1967 Margaret began working for the Neillsville Hospital as a Nurses Aid, a staff clerk and in Therapy. She retired in 1979 to care for her husband. Art died in 1983. In 1993, Margaret moved to the 6th street apartments. She was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church and their ladies aid in Neillsville. She is survived by two children, JoAnn (Richard) Roycraft of Chippewa Falls, WI and Richard (Nancy)Nemitz of Raleigh, North Carolina, grandchildren, Wayne (Nancy) Nemitz, Denver, Colorado, Wesley (Amber) Nemitz, Denver, Colorado, Daniel (Julie) Roycraft Chippewa Falls, and John (Brianne) Roycraft, Mora, MN. great grandchildren, Tayler and Gabrielle, two sisters, Dolly Robinson-Stout and Dorothy Kauffman along with many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Art, a granddaughter, her parents, brothers, Harold, Roy, Jack and James and sisters, Jesse, Clara, Lillian and Betty. Funeral Services for Margaret will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Neillsville. Pastor Timothy Biebert will officiate. Music will be provided by Judy Trunkel, organist. Interment will be in the Neillsville City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., Wednesday at St. John's. Casket Bearers are: Herb Nemitz, Melvin Nemitz, Dan Roycraft, John Roycraft, Brianne Roycraft and great granddaughter, Gabrielle Schmidt. Online Condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com. The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Margaret's family with Funeral arrangements.Funeral Home:Gesche Funeral Home4 S. Grand Ave.Neillsville, WIUS 54456
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