Obit: Hingiss, Ferdinand #2 (1859 - 1955)
Grosshuesch, Thede, Hanson, Voge, Carlson, Johnson, Ahlhorn,
Langan, Becherer, Tichey, Vesely, Honsa, Witthuhn, Brandt,
Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 02/17/1955
Hingiss, Ferdinand (10
Feb. 1859 - 12 Feb. 1955)
Funeral services for
Ferdinand Hingiss, 96, who died Feb. 12, were held Wednesday
afternoon at 2:00 o’clock at the Lulloff Funeral home, Colby.
The Rev. V. O. Grosshuesch officiated at the rites. Internment was
made in the Colby cemetery beside the remains of Mrs. Hingiss who
preceded him in death in 1909.
The pallbearers were Alex
Thede, Edwin Thede, Peter Hanson, Adolph Voge, Arvin Carlson, and
Ferdinand Hingiss was
born in Centerville, Wis., Feb. 10, 1859, and at the age of 19 he
came to Clark county. He homesteaded a 120 acre farm four miles
west and three-fourths of a mile north of Abbotsford, which he
farmed until 1916, when he sold it. After that he made his home for
most of the time, with his son, Henry, until 1950, when he went to
live with his daughter, Mrs. Fred Ahlhorn, at Wisconsin Dells. Last
Oct. 1, he entered the Mary Langan nursing home at Milwaukee, where
he died Saturday.
Mr. Hingiss and Anna
Becherer, a sister of William and Louis Becherer, were married in
1890. To this union were born eight children, seven of whom survive
their parents. The oldest daughter died in infancy.
include three sons, Ed and Walter, of Milwaukee; Henry, Abbotsford;
four daughters, Mrs. B. E. (Elsie) Tichey, Milwaukee; Mrs. James
(Harriet) Vesely and Mrs. Stanley (Edith) Honsa, Cleveland, Ohio;
and Mrs. Fred (Leda) Ahlhorn, Wisconsin Dells.
There are 11 grand
children and one great grandchild. He has one brother, Fred
Hingiss, Cleveland, Wis., and a sister whose address is not known.
Among the relatives attending were all seven of the children, three grand daughters, the Misses Margaret Hingiss and Leatrice Tichey, Milwaukee, and Alice Jane Ahlhorn, Wisconsin Dells; Mr. and Mrs. August Hingiss, Kiel; Mrs. Elsie Witthuhn, Miss Phyllis Brandt and William Strowig, Sheboygan.
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