Obit: Nickel, August (1851 - 1923)

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Surnames: NICKEL PUNZEL STOKES STROBUSH OTTO HOHENSTEIN PALMER

----Source: NEILLSVILLE PRESS (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 12/13/1923

Nickel, August (25 AUG 1851 - 8 DEC 1923)

August Nickel, one of the older residents of the town of Washburn, Clark County, Wis., died at his home early Saturday morning Dec. 8, 1923, aged 72 years, 3 months and 13 days. He was born in Germany Aug. 25, 1851. He grew to manhood there and in 1881 was married to Augusta Punzel. They came to America in 1890 and settled on a farm near Cannonville, which was his home until his death. He was an industrious honest man, and was held in high esteem by all who knew him.

He leaves to mourn his death his wife and five children: Mrs. Anna Stokes, Waterloo, Wis.; Mrs. Johanna Strobush, Cambridge, Wis.; Mrs. Will Otto and Mrs. Peter Hohenstein of the town of Washburn; and Mrs. Dan Palmer of Fairchild; also one step-son, Herman Punzel of Cambridge.

He leaves also 16 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

The funeral was held at Cannonville Church Tuesday afternoon, Rev. D. Grether of Neillsville officiating.

 

 


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