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Henrietta E. Nesslar

Henrietta E. Nesslar

Female 1891 - 1983  (91 years)

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  • Name Henrietta E. Nesslar 
    Born 30 Aug 1891  Lake Geneva, Walworth County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 8 Aug 1983  Williams Bay, Walworth County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Henrietta E. Nesslar was the daughter of Carl Frederick (Charles) Nesslar (1862 - 1947) and Dorthea (Dora) Schmidt (1868 - 1949) she first married Mr. Ablard in 1918 (no issue) and about 3 years later divorced him and married Charles H. Berndt in 1934 (no issue). She was a nurse.
      Obituary: Lake Geneva Regional news, P. 2, Thursday, August 11, 1983 "Henrietta Brendt Dies"
      Mr Crosss. Henrietta Brendt, 92, a nurse and Lake Geneva civic worker for many years, died Monday night, Aug. 8, at Sherwood Care Center, William's Bay, where she had lived in recent years. Her Lake Geneva home was at 729 North Street. Mrs. Brendt was a graduate of Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago and and attended George Peabody College for Teachers, Nashville, TN. From 1914 to 1917, she did private nursing at Cedar Rapids, IA; and from 1920 to 1930 she was a public health nurse in Iowa, South Carolina, and Texas. During that time, she married a Mr. Ablard, whom she later divorced. About the late 1920s, she became associated with the US Bureau of Indian Affairs and when Federal funding ended, she returned to Lake Geneva, her childhood home, and became the local school nurse. She became a private nurse after marrying Charles Berndt in 1934. Mrs. Berndt was a member of the Lake Geneva Woman's Club for many years and was president at one time. She also devoted many years to Red Cross home nursing teaching, Community Chest, chairing Christmas Seal sales and representing the Salvation Army. The daughter of Charles and Dorothea Schmidt Nesslar, she was born in Lake Geneva Aug. 30, 1890. She graduated from Lake Geneva High School, then set out on her nursing career. She married Charles Berndt Dec 27, 1934, in Lake Geneva. He died March 30, 1961. Mrs. Berndt was a member of the Church of the Holy Communion, Episcopal. Surviving are a niece, Mrs. Irene Buckingham, Lake Geneva, and a nephew, Richard Nesslar, William's Bay. She was preceded in death by a sister and a brother. Funeral services will be held at 11 AM today, Thursday, Aug. 11, at the Church of the Holy Communion, with Rev. Wyatt Stephens officiating. Following cremation, interment will be Hudson Cemetery, Lyons. The family suggested memorials to the church or Salvation Army. Steinke Funeral Home directed arrangements.
    Cremated Hudson Cemetery, Lyons, Walworth County, Wisconsin, USA,, Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I401  tree1
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2018 

    Father Carl Frederick Nesslar,   b. 28 Mar 1862, Walworth County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1947, Lake Geneva, Walworth County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Dorthea Schmidt,   b. 20 Dec 1868, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1949, Lake Geneva, Walworth County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 7 Oct 1885 
    Family ID F151  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Charles Herman Berndt,   b. 14 Apr 1885, Lake Geneva, Walworth County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1961, Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 1934 
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F153  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ablard 
    Married 1918 
    Divorced Abt 1921 
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F154  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Nesslar, Henrietta E. 1891 - 1983
    Nesslar, Henrietta E. 1891 - 1983
    Henrietta E. Nesslar Ablard Berndt 1891 - 1983

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    Nesslar, Henrietta E. 1891 - 1983
    Nesslar, Henrietta E. 1891 - 1983
    Henrietta E. Nesslar Ablard Berndt 1891 - 1983

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    1. [S288] Find A Grave, (Web).
      MEMORIAL ID 72898363