Obit: Kleckner, Dominick (1828? - 1914)

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----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 08/27/1914

Kleckner, Dominick (1828? - 18 AUG 1914)

Dominick Kleckner, aged eighty-six years, died at a hospital at Superior on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 1914, of old age and general debility. For some time past Mr. Kleckner has been residing with his daughter, Mrs. W. G. Krause, at Auburn, Minn., and upon being taken ill was taken to the hospital where he died. The body was brought here for interment on Thursday last, the funeral taking place on Friday morning from St. Bernard's Church, Father Neises officiating, burial following in the Catholic Cemetery. Mr. Kleckner was born in Saxony, Germany, where he grew to manhood, and was united in marriage at an early age. About the year 1880 he immigrated to this country and resided for several years at Buffalo, N.Y., coming to Thorp in 1884 where he has since made his home on a farm northeast of the village (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.). He leaves a wife and ten children, Mrs. Aug. Wiesner, Mrs. Joseph Sheblak, Mrs. W. Soderburg and Ferd. Kleckner of this place, Mrs. W. G. Krause of Auburn, Minn., Joseph Kleckner of Finlayson, Minn., Fred Kleckner of Cloquet, Minn., Mrs. L. Banderob of Eau Claire, Gotlieb Kleckner of Polley and Tony Kleckner, all of whom were present at the funeral except Tony, whose present address is unknown.



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