Obit: Durawa, Harry (1896 - 1938)

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Surnames: Durawa, Weix, Pflum, Steinwand, Grambort, Gries, Firnstahl

----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 06/16/1938

Durawa, Harry (23 Aug. 1896 - 11 June 1938)

Harry Durawa died at Waupaca last Saturday after being ill with a heart ailment for several months. Funeral services were held at Waupaca Tuesday morning and burial was made at Waupaca. The deceased leaves to mourn his departure his wife, (known here better as Elizabeth Weix, daughter of Mrs. Joseph Weix) two children, Carrol, age eight, and Jimmy, age three, and two step-children, Ruth Pflum, age fourteen, and Edward Pflum, age twelve.

Colby relatives who attended the funeral were Mrs. Joseph Weix and son, Joe, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Steinwand and daughter, Betty, Mrs. Hubert Grambort, Mr. and Mrs. John Weix, Mrs. John Gries, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Weix, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Weix, Mrs. I. M. Firnstahl and Miss Barbara Weix. Mrs. Joseph Weix is staying with her daughter in Waupaca for a while. Joe Weix had been there for several months.

*** Note: Harry Durawa’s date of birth is from his World War I draft registration card.



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