Obit: Gorsegner, Carl Andrew (1901 - 1976)

Contact: Gerald Gorsegner

Surnames: Gorsegner, Teuke, Poppe, Turner, Warner, Shores,Votova

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 02/??/1983

Gorsegner, Carl Andrew (25 JULY 1901 - 12 FEBRUARY 1983)

Title: Carl Gorsegner

Carl A. Gorsegner, 81, of Route 3, Greenwood, died at his home on Saturday, February 12, 1983.

Funeral services were conducted at 19:a.m., Tuesday, February 15.1983 at Maurina Funeral Home, Owen, with Rev. Peter Thomsen, officiating. Interment was at Maplehurst cemetery.

Carl A. Gorsegner was born July 25, 1901 in the town of Reseburg, son of the late Christin and Marie (Teuke) Gorsegner. He married Agnes Poppe in Frebruary of 1930 in the town of Reseburg and farmed in the town of Reseburg, later moving to a farm in Taylor County in 1934. He worked for Stewart Cheese Co., Greenwood from 1943 until retiring in 1964 and in 1974 he moved to rural Greenwood.

He is survived by one daughter (Margaret) Mrs. James Turner of Granite City, Illinois; one sister, Rose Warner of Tombstone, Arizona; one brother, Emil Gorsegner of Ferndale, Washington; 9 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren; 2 stepsons, Ernest Shores of Solon Springs, WI, Francis Shores of Memphis, Tennessee; one stepdaughter, Irma Votova of Loyal. He was preceded in death by his wife Agnes in 1936, one daughter Iris, 4 brothers and 5 sisters.

Memorials are suggested for the church of the donors choice.

(Additional article)

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) (02/??/1983)

Title: Area Man Suicide Victim

Clark County authorities were called to the home of Carl Gorsegner, 81, Rte. 3 Greenwood on Sat., Feb. 12 after relatives working near the Gorsegner home reported hearing a gunshot. Relatives entered the home and found the body of Gorsegner who suffered a fatal self-inflicted gunshot wound. Authorities have ruled the death a suicide.



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