Obit: Churkey, Henry #2 (1861 - 1952)
Surnames: Churkey, Pounds, Roberts, Furney, Gertz, Carney
----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 01/31/1952
Churkey, Henry #2 (28 DEC 1861 - 23 JAN 1952)
Jan. 26th funeral services were conducted from the Griebenow Funeral Home (Owen, Wisconsin) for Henry Churkey, 90, who succumbed to old age complications on Jan. 23, 1952 at Victory Memorial Hospital, Stanley, where he had been a patient for three weeks. Officiating at the service was Rev. Arthur Meinhardt, Owen. Burial was made at Greenwood. Pallbearers were Henry Laube, John Prepeluk, Harvey Schwarze, Manfred Dietrich, Carl Anderson and Sig Anderson.
The deceased was born on Dec. 28, 1861 in Scot County, Iowa. As a youth he and his parents moved to Iowa County, Iowa, spending his youth on their farm. As a young man he moved to Oklahoma and later to Nebraska, where he farmed. In later years he moved to Wisconsin, settling on a farm near Globe (Clark Co., Wis.), living there until several years ago when he retired, coming to this community where he made his home with his brother Charles who lives on route 1, Owen.
He is survived by fives sisters, Mrs. Frank (Lou) Pounds, Elmwood, Okla.; Mrs. Wm. (Catherine) Roberts, and Mrs. Marion (Tillie) Furney, Deep River, Iowa; Mary Gertz, Davenport, Iowa; Mrs. Ed Carney, Victory, Iowa, and his one brother, Charles, besides many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and a host of friends and relatives.
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