Obit: Preller, Alfred E. (1888 - 1958) 



Surnames: Preller, Wernstorfer, Brecken, Bauer, Kadonsky, Volrath 

----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 06/12/1958 

Preller, Alfred E. (15 Apr. 1888 - 8 June 1958) 

Alfred E. Preller, 70, Wisconsin Rapids, died Sunday, following a heart attack suffered a week earlier. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at Wisconsin Rapids at St. John’s Evangelical and Reformed church. Burial was made at Wisconsin Rapids. Masonic rites were conducted at the Taylor Funeral Home by the Wisconsin Rapids Lodge 128, F. and A.M. 

Mr. Preller was born in Austria, April 15, 1888, and came to America in 1912, settling in Brooklyn. He married Regina Wernstorfer on April 15, 1914 and resided in Clark and Marathon counties for many years. At Abbotsford, he was manager of the Abbotsford Loan Corporation, served on the Marathon county board of supervisors for 10 years, was village assessor and census taker. He was a member of the Abbotsford Lodge 298, F. and A.M. and the Eau Claire Scottish Rite Consistory. 

Mr. Preller left Abbotsford and lived at Marshfield for a time and in 1956 moved to Wisconsin Rapids. 

Surviving are his widow, three daughters, Mrs. Michael Brecken, Troy, N.Y.; Mrs. Edna Bauer, Marshfield; and Mrs. John Kadonsky, Milwaukee; two sons, Robert, Auburndale; and Richard, Green Bay; a half sister, Mrs. Henry Volrath, Greenwood; and 13 grand children. 



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