Obit: Schune, Adolph Alfred (1879 - 1954)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Schune, Tischer, Handke, Heisler, Mahn,
Gressler, Steinback, Schlinsog, Sternitzky, Moh, Trimberger, White,
Smith, William, Becker, Fitzl, Shipper, Zager, Cunbuland,
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) June 10, 1954
Schune, Adolph (28 December 1879 - 5 June
Adolph Alfred Schune, 74, of Granton, Rt. 2, died
Saturday, June 5, 1954, at his Town of Grant farm
Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 8, from
the Zion Lutheran Church at Granton, with the Rev. Arthur Oswald
officiating. Interment was in the church
body reposed at the Georgas Funeral Home until 12:30 p.m. Tuesday
when it was taken to the church until time of
Schune, a retired farmer, was born December 28, 1879, in the Town
of Grant to William and Johanna (Tischer) Schune and was a lifelong
resident of Clark County. He was born and lived on the same
farm all his life. His rural education was received in the
schools of the Town of Grant. He assisted his parents with
work on the farm and after their deaths; he and his wife took over
the farm. His marriage to Emma Handke took place June 21,
1911, at the Granton Zion Lutheran Church. Following
their marriage they lived with his folks.
was a lifetime member of the Zion Lutheran Church at
Survivors include his wife and two daughters,
Lydia and Marcella, both at home, and his sister, Mrs. Oscar
(Susan) Heisler, Milwaukee.
Deceased members of his family are his parents,
three sisters, Mrs. Anna Mahn, Mrs. Emma Gressler and Mrs. Mary
Steinback, and two brothers, Ferdinand, who died in infancy and
Pallbearers were Edward Schlinsog, Erwin
Sternitzky, Edwin Sternitzky, Armin Moh, Arnold Sternitzky and
Flowers were in charge of Mrs. Edward Schlinsog,
Mrs. Erwin Sternitzky, Mrs. Arnold Sternitzky and Mrs. Walter
Persons from out of town attending the rites were: George White, Rhinelander; Ray Heisler, Milwaukee; Herman Smith, Rib Lake; Mr. and Mrs. Mike William, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Hahn, Mr. and Mrs. George Becker, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Fitzl, all of Eau Claire; Mr. and Mrs. Edward Shipper, Viroqua; Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Zager and family, Wisconsin Rapids; and Mrs. Wilbur Cunbuland, Wisconsin Rapids.
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