Winnebago County Obituaries









The Oshkosh Daily Northwestern
Saturday, November 10, 1973

Floyd S. Kaeser


Floyd S. Kaeser, 65, of 132 W. 15th Ave., died Friday at 4:15 p.m. at his home after several months illness.

Mr. Kaeser was born Aug. 2, 1908, at Waukon, Iowa, the son of Daniel and Emma Kaeser. He married Margaret Heinemann in Oshkosh, Nov. 20, 1930. The couple resided in Manitowoc until moving to Oshkosh 15 years ago.

Mr. Kaeser was a meat cutter at Friedrich's Super Market for 13 years until retirement two years ago. He was a member of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters Union No. 73.

Survivors include his widow; one son, Harold G. Kaeser, Des Moines, Iowa; two daughters, Mrs. Emil (Shirley) Steeber, Manitowoc, and Mrs. Charles (Beverly) Grimm, Cato; his mother, Waterloo, Iowa; two brothers, Harold Kaeser, Columbus, Ohio, and Lester Kaeser, West Branch, Iowa; two sisters, Mrs. Donald (Hazel) Hickey and Mrs. Kermit (Sylva) Feuerhelm, both of Waterloo; and 10 grandhildren

Funeral services will be held Monday at 1:30 p.m. at Konrad Funeral Home with the Rev. I. Harold Kuester of Peace Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will be in the Lakeview Memorial Park.

Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday 3 - 8 p.m.

Submitted by: Harold G. Kaeser



Herald Times Reporter
Oct. 17, 2002
Manitowoc, Wisconsin

Margaret M. Heinemann Kaeser


Margaret M. Heinemann Kaeser, age 92, of 1410 Johnston Drive, Manitowoc, died Monday morning, Oct. 15, 2001 at Holy Family Medical Center, Manitowoc.

Burial of Margaret's cremated remains will be at Lake View Memorial Park in Oshkosh at a later date.

She was born March 3, 1909, in Oshkosh, daughter of Casper and Alvina Brandenburg Heinemann. On Nov 20, 1930 she married Floyd S. Kaeser. He preceded her in death Nov. 9, 1973.

Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Shirley and Emil Steeber, Manitowoc, Beverly and Charles Grimm, Cato; and a son and daughter-in-law, Harold G. and Nancy Kaeser, Arlington Heights, Ill.; a brother-in-law, Harold E. Kaeser, Columbus, Ohio and two sisters-in-law, Sylva Feuerhelm, Waterloo, Iowa and Grace Kaeser, Iowa City, Iowa. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, one great-great granddaughter, along with other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Walter and Edgar Heinemann and three sisters, Viola Bublitz, Marie Gansen, and Rose Reiter.

The Pfeffer Funeral Home & Cremation Care Center, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.

Submitted by: Harold G. Kaeser



KAROW - Funeral services for Albert A. Karow were held at 2 o'clock this afternoon at the Marquardt funeral home, the Rev. H. O. Kleinhans of the Martin Luther church officiated. Miss Lillian Lehnigk and Mrs. Edna Lentz sang, accompanied by Mrs. Victor Bethke. The pallbearers were Wallace Karow, Clinton Karow, Gordon Curtis, Earl Eulrich, Jerome Brantmeir and Gilbert Brantmeir, all nephews of the deceased. Among the immediate relatives who attended the services from out of the city were three sons, Frank Karow and Harold Karow, accompanied by their wives, all of Milwaukee, and Clarence Karow, and his wife, from Menasha, as well as other relatives from Milwaukee.

ODN - October 18, 1941 - page 4

Contributed by Michelle Ross



VINLAND TOWN RESIDENT SUCCUMBS AT HOSPITAL


Albert E. Karow, 64, town of Vinland, passed away at Mercy hospital at 12:55 this morning. He had been in poor health for a year.

He was born Jan. 21, 1877, in the town of Oshkosh and had been a farmer all of his life. For the last 42 years he resided in the town of Vinland. On Sept. 22, 1899, he married Miss Emma Eulrich at Oshkosh.

Surviving are the wife, five sons and one daughter, Edward Karow of the town of Algoma, Mrs. Viola Powers, town of Vinland, Frank and Harold of Milwaukee, George of Oshkosh and Clarence of Menasha; four grandchildren; two brothers and three sisters, Mrs. Elmer Paige of the town of Nekimi, Walter Karow and Herman Karow, town of Oshkosh, Mrs. Martha Curtis and Mrs. France Sengstock, both of Oshkosh.

Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Marquardt funeral home, the Rev. H. O. Kleinhans officiating. Interment will be at Lake View Memorial park. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday afternoon and up to the time of the services.

ODN - October 16, 1941 - page 4

Contributed by Michelle Ross



Doris Karow


Doris J. Karow, 70, Charlotte, N.C., formerly of Oshkosh, died Friday in Charlotte Memorial Hospital.

She was born Nov. 10, 1916, in Waupaca County, to Louis C. and Eleanore B. Opper Jensen. She married Clinton E. Karow in Oshkosh on Nov. 22, 1946. He died Aug. 5, 1982.

Mrs. Karow was a member of the Christ Life Center in Charlotte and a former member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Oshkosh. She moved to Charlotte three years ago.

Surviving are one son, Kenneth Karow, Charlotte; three sisters, Theresa Cox, Butte des Morts, and Eva Storzback and Esther Bougert, both of Oshkosh; and four grandchildren.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Lake View Memorial Park, the Rev. Paul Heykes officiating.

Konrad-Behlman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

ODN - October 4, 1987 - page D9

Contributed by Michelle Ross



Edward Karow


Edward A. Karow, 67, of 1710 Western Ave., died Saturday at 8 a.m. at his home.

He was born in the Town of Vinland on Oct. 16, 1901, son of Albert and Emma Karow, and was married in Waukegan, Ill., on June 4, 1925, to Miss Laura McCorty, who preceded him in death on Nov. 22, 1961.

Mr. Karow had worked at the Turner farms for 20 years, then was custodian at Christ Lutheran Church at the time of his death. He was a member of eBthlehem Lutheran Church.

Surviving are two foster daughters, Mrs. Howard Mongan, Oshkosh, and Mrs. Wayne Malnory, Berlin; three brothers, Harold Karow, Milwaukee, George Karow, Oshkosh, and Clarence Karow, Menasha, and one sister, Mrs. Viola Beaulieu, Neenah.

Services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Marquardt Funeral Home, with the Rev. Walter H. Moll, pastor of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will be in Lake View Memorial Park.

Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 4-9 p.m.

ODN - December 9, 1968 - page 27

Contributed by Michelle Ross



Mrs. Emma Karow Dies at Age of 75


Mrs. Emma Karow, 75, of Rt. 1, Neenah, died Friday at 9:30 p.m. at Mercy Hospital. She had been in failing health for the past eight months and was hospitalized for five days.

She was born Nov. 6, 1879, in the Town of Nekimi, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Herman Eulrich. She was married in Oshkosh Sept. 20, 1899, to Albert Karow and following their marriage they moved to Rt. 1, Neenah. Her husband died in 1941.

Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Delton Beaulieu, Rt. 1 Neenah, five sons, Edward and George, Oshkosh, Frank and Harold, Milwaukee, and Clarence Karow, Menasha; two brothers, Edward Eulrich, Rt. 5, Oshkosh, and William Eulrich, Portland, Ore.; one sister, Mrs. Elsie Brantmier, Larsen; and eight grandchildren.

Services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Marquardt Funeral Home, with the Rev. Paul W. Lueders, pastor of Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will be in Lake View Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home from Monday afternoon until the hour of services.

ODN - June 25, 1955 - page 4

Contributed by Michelle Ross



Frank Karow, 50, Dies at Milwaukee


Information has been received here of the death of a former Winnebago County resident, Frank Karow, 50, Monday at 7:20 p.m. at St. Mary's Hospital, Milwaukee.

He was born on a farm on Rt. 1, Neenah, and lived here until moving to Milwaukee about 23 years ago.

Surviving are his wife, Viola; one daughter, Kalla Jean Karow, Milwaukee; four brothers, Edward and George Karow, Oshkosh, Harold Karow, Milwaukee, and Clarence Karow, Menasha; and one sister, Mrs. Viola Beaulieu, Rt. 1, Oshkosh.

Services will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at Heiden & Lange Funeral Home, Milwaukee, with burial at Lake View Memorial Park, Oshkosh.

ODN - December 27, 1955 - page 2

Contributed by Michelle Ross



Mrs. Edward A. Karow


Mrs. Edward A. Karow, 62, of 900 High Ave., died unexpectedly Wednesday at 4:45 p.m. at Mercy Hospital.

The former Laura F. McCarty, she was born in Lincoln, Neb., on July 3, 1899, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert McCarty, and was married in Waukegan, Ill., to Edward A. Karow on June 4, 1925.

A resident of Oshkosh for 36 years, Mrs. Karow was a member of Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church and Royal Neighbors.

Surviving are her husband, Edward; two foster daughters, Mrs. Howard Mongan, Oshkosh, and Mrs. Wayne Malnory, Berlin; three sisters, Mrs. Bertha Cooley and Mrs. Mary Bruner, Tacoma, Wash., and Mrs. Lillian Miller, Ryder, N.D.

Services will be held Monday at 3 p.m. at Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Paul W. Lueders officiating. Burial will be in Lakeview Memorial Park.

Friends may call at Marquardt Funeral Home Sunday from 4 p.m. until 11 a.m. on Monday, and at the church on Monday from noon until the hour of services.

ODN - November 24, 1961 - page 4

Contributed by Michelle Ross



Karow, Mabel J.


Nee Giese, 2946 N. 2d st., at the age of 66 years, beloved sister of Herman Giese, also survived by sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral Mon., Jan. 6, at 10:30 a.m. at the Harder Funeral Home, 4217 W. Fond du Lac av., Rev. Charles E. Witt, officiating. Interment Riverside cemetery, Oshkosh, Wis. In state after 3 p.m. Sun. Member of Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Redeemer.

ODN

Contributed by Michelle Ross



OBITUARY: Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, May 27, 1936

MINERAL SPRINGS COMPANY OWNER IS STRICKEN SUDDENLY


Ernest DeForest Kenyon, 71 died at 5 o’clock this morning at his home on the Jackson Drive Road, north of Oshkosh. Death was the result of heart trouble. He had been in failing health for a year, but had been able to be about and had worked in his garden on Tuesday morning.

Mr. Kenyon was born in Crawford county Wisconsin, February 22, 1865. His father died when he was 13 years old and he went to Chicago to work in a machine shop. He was married Dec. 31, 1885 to Laura A. Kenyon of Freeport, Illinois. They went to live in Lincoln, Nebraska where he operated a locksmith shop.

In 1890 Mr. Kenyon opened a shop in Des Moines, Iowa where he made improvements on the existing bicycle and was one of the first to popularize the vehicle in that section of the country.

In 1900, he moved to Kenosha, where he was employed as a diemaker in a brass foundry. The family moved to Milwaukee in 1903, and Mr. Kenyon was employed as an expert mechanic by the Allis Chalmers Company and the Harley Davidson Company.

They came to Oshkosh in 1912 and acquired the Sulphur Mineral Spring Water Company on Jackson Drive.

Survivors besides his wife are two sons, Ralph J. Kenyon and Perry N. Kenyon, Oshkosh; and three daughters, Mrs. E.O. Gibson (Olive Kenyon), La Crosse; Mrs. Mildred Knickelbein (Mildred Kenyon), and Mrs. Harry Schroeder (Lillian Kenyon), Oshkosh. Also surviving are eight grandchildren and one great grandchild.

The body will lie in state at the Spikes & McDonald funeral home from Thursday noon to Friday noon, after which it will be taken to the home on Jackson Drive, where friends may view the remains until time of the services to be held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock. Burial will be in Lake View Memorial Park.

Contributed by: Laurie Knickelbein Burns



OBITUARY: Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, May 24, 1943

HEART ATTACK IS CAUSE OF DEATH


Mrs. Laura Ann Kenyon died at her home on the Jackson drive road, north of Oshkosh, Sunday morning at 7:30 o’clock as the result of a heart attack.

She was born in Freeport, Illinois, September 24, 1863. She move to Milwaukee and became a life member of the Christian church there. She was a graduate of Rockford seminary, Rockford, Illinois, and was the class poet and continued to write poetry.

She and her husband, the late Ernest Kenyon, who died in 1936, came to Oshkosh in 1912 and operated the Sulphur Mineral Springs, in which business Mrs. Kenyon has continued. The couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in January 1936, shortly before Mr. Kenyon’s death.

Survivors are five children, Mrs. Lillian Schroeder, Mrs. Mildred Knickelbein, and Mrs. Olive Gibson of Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Perry Kenyon, of Chicago, and Ralph Kenyon of West Allis. Also surviving are nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren. One grandson, David (Frank Herman) Knickelbein is serving in the Pacific in the Navy. A brother , Charles Kenyon of Madison also survives.

Friends may call at the Sitter & Meyer Funeral home this evening. The body will be taken to the residence on the Jackson drive road and friends may call there from Tuesday noon to the time of services, which will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock with the Rev. J.R. Siemens, pastor of the First Baptist Church officiating. Burial will be at Lake View Memorial Park.

Contributed by: Laurie Knickelbein Burns



February 25, 1909 Neenah Times


Last evening, at her home on the Island, occurred the death of a well-known and highly esteemed pioneer resident, Mrs. Jesse Kevill. The deceased was born in England in 1829, residing in her native country until 1856, when she left London and came to America and Wisconsin, where she was a firm Christian, good wife and mother, being a devoted member of the Baptist Church. A husband and three children, David and Allan Kevill and Mrs.L.P. Larson, survive. Death was due to a cancer. The funeral will be held from the home Saturday morning at 10:30 o'clock and from the Baptist church at 11 o'clock, Rev. A. Goodwin officiating Interment at Oakhill Cemetery. (nee: Helps, Elizabeth)

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Thursday, May 4,1916 Neenah Times
Funeral of aged Neenah Man Occurred Yesterday


Wednesday afternoon from the home of L.P. Larson, Center Street occured the funeral of the late Jesse Kevill, who passed away Monday evening at an advanced age. Mr. Kevill was a veteran of the civil war and a number of local G.A.R. members attended the services in a body. Rev. Holden, of the Baptist church officiated. Interment took place at Oakhill Cemetery. (born 1829 Beckington, England)

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Aberdeen Evening News

William Gustave Kienast, pioneer retired farmer, passed away at a local hospital Wednesday afternoon at 4:45 o'clock, after an illness of two week's duration, at the age of 83 years.

Mr. Kienast was born in Germany, April 6, 1846, and when but a child of four years he came with his parents to Oshkosh, Wisconsin, where he grew to young manhood. He was married to Mary A. Bonnett, at Vinland, Wisconsin, February 3, 1866. In 1885 they moved to Magnolia, Minnesota, where they farmed until 1898. In that year they came to Wetonka and in January 1916 the family came to Anerdeen, making thier home at 610 South Fourth street.

He leaves to mourn beside his wife, five sons and one daughter: Chas. W. Kienast of Magnolia, Minnesota; Henry J. Kienast of Oshkosh, Wisconsin; William G. Kienast of Mitchell; Oscar C. Kienast of Wetonka, and Mrs. C.L. Weaver of Indianapolis, Indiana. One daughter preceded him nineteen years ago.

Funeral services will be held at Luverne, Minnesota, on Saturday and burial will be made at Maplewood Cemetery.

Contributed by: Melissa Kendall



Obituary Info
Oshkosh Daily Northwestern
Saturday, November 1, 1941, Pg 4

ALBERT KLINGER DIES, WAS RESIDENT OF THIS CITY OVER 60 YEARS


Albert A. Klinger, 88, of 869 Main street, a resident of this city for the last 60 years, passed away at his home Friday evening of infirmities due to his advanced age.

Mr. Klinger was born Sept. 5, 1853, in Germany and came to Oshkosh as a young man. He had resided here for the last 60 years. His wife, Hulda, passed away in 1933.

Surviving are five sons, Herman, Albert A. Jr, Fred and Harold of Oshkosh and Edward of Westfield, Wis; four daughters, Mrs. Jacob Zwicky, Mrs. E.C. Ahlswede and Mrs. Adelaide Schneider of Oshkosh and Mrs. Elsie Mahler of Chicago; a brother, Julius of Buffalo, N.D.; a sister, Mrs. Mollie Publitzke of Oshkosh; 23 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at Lake View Memorial park chapel. The Rev. Henry H. Graf will conduct the rites. Interment will be at the park. Friends may view the remains at the Konrad funeral home until noon Sunday. The remains will lie in state at the chapel from 1:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon until the time of the services.

Obituary Info
Oshkosh Daily Northwestern
Monday, November 3, 1941, Pg 4


Klinger -- Funeral services for Albert A. Klinger were held Sunday afternoon at the Lake View Memorial park chapel. The Rev. Henry H. Graf conducted the rites. Burial was at Lake View. The pallbearers were the grandsons of the deceased. Vocal selections were by Mrs. H.H. Graf and Mrs. Martin Allen. Mrs. M.D. Graf played the organ.

Contributed by: Janet Eiler



Obituary Info
Oshkosh Daily Northwestern
April 21, 1933, Pg 4

WOMAN DIED AFTER 10 YEARS' ILLNESS


After having been in poor health for nearly 10 years, Mrs. Hulda Fuhs Klinger, 72, died at her home, 869 Main Street, Thursday afternoon about 4:30 o'clock. She had been a resident of Oshkosh for many years.

Mrs. Fuhs was born in the province of Posen, Germany, Jan 30, 1861, and came to the United States in 1873.

She is survived by her husband, Albert; five sons, Herman, Albert Jr., Edward, Fred, and Harold, all of Oshkosh; four daughters, Mrs. Jacob Swicky, and Mrs. E.C. Ahlswede, both of Oshkosh, Mrs. E. Mahler, of Chicago, and Mrs. Oswald Schneider, of Greenville, Wis; two brothers, Herman and Rudolph Fuhs, both of Oshkosh; 22 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Konrad funeral home, 103 Waugoo street, Rev. Theodore Irion of St. Paul's Evangelical church officiating. The body will be at the funeral home from Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock to the time of the services.

Contributed by: Janet Eiler



Erasmus Klinkee

Saturday, May 29, 1886 Neenah Times


At 4 a.m. today Rasmus, brother R.H. Klinke, in second ward, died from lung fever, at age of 65 years. He leaves a wife and five children. Deceased was an old and highly respected resident. The funeral will be tomorrow from the house at 2 pm.

Tuesday, June 1, 1886 Neenah Times


Some weeks ago before taken sick Rasmus H. Klinke joined the Neenah Assembly K of L. During his sickness the members services were freely offered as watchers, and after his death, the lodge generously took entire charge of the funeral paying all the expenses therefor.

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Wednesday, Dec. 5, 1923
Death Summons Julius Klinkee


Julius Peter Klinkee, 60, passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. R. C. Brown, Nicolet Blvd., early this morning, following an illness of several months duration. Mrs. and Mrs. Klinkee motored to this city from Milwaukee early in September so spend Labor Day with their daughter and while here Mr. Klinkee was stricken. Hardening of the arteries was the cause of his death.

The deceased was born in Winnebago County and resided int he city of Neenah for several years at Chicago and Milwaukee.

Surviving are his widow, one daughter Mrs. Brown; two brothers John and Charles, and one sister Mrs. Hattie Hansen, all in the West. One granddaughter also survives. Funeral arrangements have not been completed, pending word from relatives in the west.

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May 28, 1891 Neenah Times


Leonard Klinke, a young man boarding with Mrs. R. Hanson in second ward, died yesterday from consumption. His age was 26 years. He leaves two brothers and a sister residing in Milwaukee. The funeral is tomorrow at 1 pm from the house. Parents are the late Rasmus Klinke and Sarah Santen-Klinke.

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Mrs. Rasmus Klinke (Sarah)
Sept. 18, 1988 Neenah Times


Last night at 9 Mrs. Rasmus Klinke, in first ward, died from dropsy, at the age of 50 years. She leaves five children. The funeral is on Friday at 2 pm, from the Norwegian church.

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OBITUARY: Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, August 11, 1975

Mrs. Mildred Knickelbein


Mrs. Mildred Knickelbein, 81, formerly of 441 Otter Ave., died Saturday, at 7:20 A.M. at Tarzana Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, following an extended illness.

She was born in Des Moines, Iowa, on November 4, 1893, the daughter of Ernest and Laura Kenyon, and was married in Menominee, Michigan, on May 23, 1913, to Frank Knickelbein, who preceded her in death. Mrs. Knickelbein was a member of the First Assembly of God Church and Royal Neighbors. She had earlier been a practical nurse at Sunnyview Sanitarium and operated the Wild Life Nursery while here.

Surviving are two sons, Sherman Knickelbein, Davis, Calif., and Frank Knickelbein, Jr., Canoga Park, California. Services will be held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at the First Assembly of God Church, with the Rev. Peter Koeshall officiating. Burial will be in Lake View Memorial Park. Friends may call at the Konrad Funeral Home from Wednesday noon until the hour of services.

Contributed by: Laurie Knickelbein Burns



Sylvia Harriet Reif Knickelbein
Dec. 18, 1913-Feb. 1, 2003


Sylvia Harriet Knickelbein died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2003, at Stollwood Hospital in Woodland, at age 89.

Born in Oshkosh Wisconsin on Dec. 18, 1913, Sylvia Harriet Reif-Knickelbein was an avid landscape artist and enjoyed church and choir work and was an enthusiastic ice skater and swimmer.

She is survived by her husband, Sherman Knickelbein of Woodland; sons, Michael Knickelbein of Walnut Creek, and Mark Knickelbein of Oak Park Illinois.

She is also survived by her daughter, Gayle Taylor of San Francisco and brother, Robert Reif of Oshkosh Wisconsin.

Memorials may be made to, Assemblies of God Foreign Missions, 1445 Boonville Ave., Springfield Missouri, 65802.

Contributed by: Laurie Knickelbein Burns



Daily Northwestern - Oskosh - March 19, 1932


KOSSEL - Funeral services for Rudolph Kossel, town of Nekimi, were held this afternoon at 1 o'clock at his home and at 2 o'clock at Emmanuel Evangelical church. Burial was at Ellenwood Cemetery. The pallbearers were Henry Kossel, Jr., Fred Nolte, Emery Oehler, Harvey Wickert, Arthur Behmann, and Eldor Steinert. Mrs. Otto Sprague and Miss Adelyn Redmann sang, accompanied by Mrs. Edward Seelmacher. George Kossel of Chester, Mont. attended the funeral.

Submitted by: Barbara MacRae



KRESSE-The private funeral of Mrs. Fred F. Kresse was held at 3 o'clock this afternoon from the Fiss and Bills funeral home, with the Rev. Edward R. Wicklund officiating. Interment was in Oak Hill cemetery, Neenah. Pallbearers were George Gerhardt, Walter Morrison, Jack Washburn, Frank Klinke, Frank Tipler, and Arthur Larson.

ODN - June 19, 1942 - page 4

Contributed by Michelle Ross





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