Shawano County Journal
Apr 21 1898
Mr. Carl Steinke, an old resident of the
town of Belle Plaine, died on Sunday last at an advanced age. The
deceased was a veteran of the late wart and leaves a wife and ten
children, among whom is Mrs. J. A. Melendy, of this city, a
daughter. Funeral services were held yesterday afternoon.
Enlisted as Pvt. 44 Wis. Inf. Co. F on 4
Oct. 1864 at Belle Plaine, Shawano Co.
Mustered out as Pvt. 44 Wis. Inf. Co F.
9 Aug. 1865
Time served 10m 5 d
Born 17 Aug 1826 at Ochdorf, Prussia
Died 17 Apr 1898 at Belle Plaine,
Shawano Co. WI
Buried at Friendship Cemetery, Belle
Plaine Twp, Shawano Co.
Wife Wilhelmine Auguste
Children; Charles, Louise, Franklin,
Robert, Otto, Annie, Allie, Alex, Albert and Herman.