Obit: Kopp, Joseph (1839 - 1917)

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Surnames: KOPP SCHOCK

----Source: CLARK COUNTY REPUBLICAN & PRESS (Neillsville, Wis.) 09/27/1917

Kopp, Joseph (30 SEP 1839 - 17 SEP 1917)

Joseph Kopp passed away Monday, Sept. 17, 1917, at 12:30 p.m. at his home in West Levis, Clark County, Wis., after an illness of two weeks, at the age of 77 years, 11 months and 17 days. He was born in Kingdorn, Germany. Later he came to the United States and made his home in Illinois. On the 22nd day of Feb. 1864, he enlisted in the civil war Co. D. 64th Regiment of Illinois Inft. He served 1 year and 5 months. In 1865 he went to St. Charles, Minn. And bought a farm. In 1867 he was married to Miss Louis Schock and carried on farming for eight years, later they moved to town and went into business, where they resided nine years.

In 1882 they moved to Clark County, Wis., where they settled on a farm north of Neillsville, later he took up a homestead in the town of Levis, where they have made their home ever since. He is survived by a wife and three sons, George and Joe, at home, Frank of Andover, S.D., also one brother, Pete Kopp, of Winona, Minn. The funeral was held Wednesday, Sept. 19th at 2 o’clock at the Presbyterian Church at Neillsville, Rev. S.B. Pinney officiating. The remains were laid to rest in the Neillsville Cemetery.

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