.Joseph Prausa (1823-1911).
Oconto County Reporter
Thursday, January 4, 1912
Passed Away at
Home of Son in Spruce
Joseph Prausa died at the home of his son, Charles, in
Spruce December 27 (sic - should be 26), of old age. He is survived by
four sons and three daughters.
The funeral was held Friday from the Polish Catholic church
with interment in the Spruce cemetery
The Kewaunee Enterprise OR the Algoma Record Herald
Friday, January 5, 1912
Compliments of Robin Prausa
Joseph Prausa a highly respected and former and well known
citizen of Kewaunee County and one of the town of Carlton's pioneer
settlers died at the home of his son Charles at Spruce Wis. on December
26, 1911, age 88 years. Deceased was a native of Bohemia and came to
America in the year of 1854 ( sic - actually 1855), settling on a farm
in Carlton the same year, and upon which he resided until about nine
years ago when he disposed of the same and retired from farming.
Surviving the deceased are four sons, Wenzel of Lincoln, Joseph of
Milladore, George of Oconto Falls and Charles of Spruce, Wis. and three
daughters Mrs. Joseph Seidenglanz of Menominee, Mich and Mrs. Joseph
Wishka and Mrs. Peter Nuhlicek of Kewaunee, all of whom were in
attendance at the funeral which took place from the Polish Catholic
church at Spruce on Friday, Dec. 29, 1911. The bereaved family has
hosts of friends throughout the county who extend condolences.
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