Obit: Hessel, Paul Otto #3 (1864 - 1945)

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Surnames: Hessel, Brandt, Amacher, Kuenzi, Gosse, Daenicke, Kieser, Knight, Uhlig, Grambort, Laack, Schaefer, Worchel, Trump, Decker, Thiel, Schroeder, Schlinsog, Jensen, Hillert, Damrow, Braun, Limprecht, Warnke, Humpke, Beil, Doehr, Montag, Dankemeyer, Kalsow, Braatz, Berge, Grade, Pischer, Kleist, Salling, Reichert, Grade, Alperstett

----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 04/19/1945

Hessel, Paul Otto (20 Jan. 1864 - 11 Apr. 1945)

Funeral services for Paul Otto Hessel, 61 years old, who died April 11 about 11:30 a.m., after an abdominal operation at St. Joseph’s hospital, Marshfield, were held Sunday afternoon. The Rev. J. Brandt conducted a short service at Lulloff’s Funeral home at Colby, where the body had been lying in state, and at 2:00 o’clock at Christ Lutheran church at Abbotsford, of which church he had been a member since coming to this community. Internment was made in the Abbotsford cemetery.

The pallbearers were H. J. Amacher, Walter Kunzi, Clarence Gosse, Martin Daencke, G. G. Kieser and Chet Knight.

The flowers were carried by the Misses Janet Uhlig, Elaine Daenecke, Darlene Grambort, Jean Laack, Rowene Schaefer and Doris Kieser.

Paul Otto Hessel was born Jan. 20, 1884, in Leibsig, Germany, and came to America at the age of 19. In 1915 he was married to Miss Bertha Worchel in the town of Warner, where the young couple lived for nine years, coming to Abbotsford in 1924. They lived on the edge of the village and Mr. Hessel practiced the trade of paper hanging and painting, at which he was active until the time he was admitted to the hospital for surgery.

Besides his wife, he leaves four children, Mrs. Paul (Evelyn) Trump, and Mrs. Bernard (Dorothy) Decker, Chicago; Lawrence, Milwaukee; and Howard, Beaver Dam. There is one grand child, Lu Ann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Hessel.

His surviving brothers are all in Germany.

Many relatives and friends from away attended the funeral, among whom were:

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Trump and Mrs. Dorothy Decker, Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Hessel and daughter, Lu Ann, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hessel, Beaver Dam; Mrs. William Thiel, Sheboygan; Mr. and Mrs. Otto Schroeder, Green Bay; Mr. and Mrs. William Schlinsog, Mr. and Mrs. Lenard Jensen, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hillert, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Damrow, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Braun, William Alperstett, Mrs. Fred Limprecht, Mrs. Emil Warnke and Mr. and Mrs. Art Humpke, all of Greenwood.

Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Beil, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Beil, Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Doehr, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Montag, Harold Montag and Arvin Beil, Chili; Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Dankemeyer, Mr. and Mrs. Lebrecht Kalsow, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Worchel, Mrs. August Worchel, Mrs. Ervin Braatz, and Mrs. Gehart Berge, Neillsville; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schlinsog, Herman Schlinsog, Miss Dora Grade and Mr. and Mrs. Orwald Pischer, Granton; Mr. and Mrs. Norman Kleist, Mrs. Harold Kleist and Mrs. Rolland Salling, Eau Claire; Mrs. L. A. Reichert, Wausau.



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