Obit: Quade, William C. (1891 - 1956)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Quade, Zick, St. John, Gilbert,
Gouchnour, Wilke, Lloyd, Dahnert, Poziombka, Kapfer, Williams,
Qualley, Carstensen, Holmes, Smith, Grether
----Source: Clark County Press
(Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) February 16, 1956
Quade, William C. (4 March 1891 - 11
William C. Quade, 64, of Granton, R 2,
died Saturday at his farm home in the Town of Washburn.
Funeral services were held Tuesday from
the Georgas Funeral Home. The Rev. Virgil Holmes officiated.
Burial was made in the Dells Dam Cemetery.
Mr. Quade was born March 4, 1891, in
Germany, where he received his education. He and his twin
brother, Otto, came to the United States at the age of 17.
They came to the home of their uncle in La Prairie township, near
Farming was his life work.
Following his marriage to Anna Zick on November 27, 1912, at
Clinton, they continued to farm near Janesville. In 1949 the
family moved to Clark County, settling on a farm in the Town of
Washburn, which has been his home since.
He is survived by his wife and three
children: Mrs. Victor (La Verne) St. John, Granton; Raymond of
Clinton; and Fred Quade, Beloit; a sister, Anna, in Germany; a
brother, Fred, of Beloit; and 10 grandchildren.
Pallbearers were: Henry Dahnert, Alex
Poziombka, Elmer Kapfer, Oliver Williams, Richard Qualley and Harry
Carstensen. Flowers were in charge of Mrs. Elmer Kapfer and
Mrs. Oliver Williams.
Mrs. Virgil Holmes and Mrs. Albert Smith,
accompanied by Mrs. Jacob Grether, sang two selections, "Nearer my
God to Thee," and "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere."
Out of town relatives attending the rites: Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Quade, Clinton; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Quade, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Zick, Mr. and Mrs. William Zick, Mrs. Ella Gilbert, Mrs. Lydia Gouchnour, all of Beloit; Mr. and Mrs. John Wilke, Footville; Mr. and Mrs. George St. John, Madison; and Mr. and Mrs. DeWayne Lloyd, Stoughton.
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