Obit: Garbisch, Richard (1886 - 1952)

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Surnames: Garbisch, Schrieber, Nolton, Gunter, Campbell, Sternitzky, Blocher  

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) October 16, 1952 

Garbisch, Richard (8 October 1886 - 8 October 1952) 

Richard Garbisch, 66, died at his home in Salem, Mo., on Wednesday following a heart attack.   

Funeral services were conducted at the Gilbertson Funeral Home on Sunday afternoon with the Rev. R. Banks Blocher officiating.  Burial was made in the Windfall Cemetery. 

Mr. Garbisch was born in the Town of Grant on October 8, 1886, to John Richard and Dorothy (Schrieber) Garbisch .  Following the death of his father he made his home with two of his sisters, Emma and Minnie Garbisch in Milwaukee, and attended school there.  He attended Concordia College and at the age of 16 went to Marshall, Minn., and farmed there.  On March 3, 1913, he was married to Lura A. Nolton at Shakopee, Minn.  In 1918 they moved to a farm in the Town of York, where they resided three years; then moved to Rochester, Minn., and in 1928 to Salem, Mo., where he spent the rest of his life. 

He is survived by his wife, one son Arnold, of St. Louis, Mo., and one daughter, Mrs. Floyd (Fern) Gunter of St. Louis; also four grandchildren, one brother, Paul Garbisch of the Town of Grant, one sister, Mrs. Emma Campbell of Duluth, Minn.   

He was preceded in death by his parents, six brothers and five sisters. 

Pallbearers were Martin, Alfred, Victor, Edward, and Melvin Garbisch and Carl Sternitzky.



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