Obit: Rueth, Frank  (1883 - 1949)


Contact: Audrey Roedl



Surnames: Rueth, Schweiger, Langfeldt, Elsinger, Miller


----Source: The Loyal Tribune  (Loyal, Clark County, Wis. 14 July 1949)


Rueth, Frank  (07 JAN 1883- 08 JULY 1949)


Frank Rueth, 66, who farmed near Loyal for 38 years before moving to this city three years ago, died at his home at 8:40 a.m. Friday, July 8. He had been ill with a heart ailment since last fall.


Born near Beaver Dam on Jan. 7, 1883, Mr. Rueth moved to Loyal in 1900. On May 19, 1908, he was married to Bertha Schweiger here.


Surviving relatives, besides his wife, are three daughters, Mrs. Max [Frances] Langfeldt, Mrs. John [Marion] Elsinger Jr. and Mrs. Roselyn Miller, and two sons, Leonard and Franklin, all of Loyal. Other survivors: three sisters, Miss Veronica Rueth and Mrs. Martha Zenz of Marathon and Miss Thersa Rueth of Owen; four brothers, Joseph, Albert, Leo and Pete Rueth, all of Loyal; 22 grandchildren, besides a host of other relatives and friends.


Funeral services were held at 9 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony's Catholic church, the Rev. Aloys Zinthefer officiating. Burial was made in the parish cemetery. Pallbearers were Joe Becker, Joe Wendel, Lawrence Heun, John Elsinger Sr., Max Miller and Chris Bentzler.


Relatives and friends from away who attended the funeral included; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rueth, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Rueth, Mrs. Lizzie Rueth, Mr. and Mrs. Eno Schroedl, Mr. and Mrs. Rueben Schroedl and Frank Schroedl, all of Jefferson; Mrs. Ben Gloudeman, Joe Kastenmeier, Alois Kastenmeier. Frank Roedl. Leo Kastenmeier and George Kastenmeier, all of Beaver Dam. Mrs. Martha Zenz and son Gary, and Veronica Rueth of Marathon; Mr. and Mrs. Jack Bierestoker of Eau Clare.


Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ley of Chili, Raymond Miller of Cobb, Miss Helen Langfeldt and Rodney Walker of Milwaukee, Miss Clara Henchen, Mr. and Mrs. Clarles Berke, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Gravitter, all of Marshfield; Mr. Carl Bone of Washington, and Mr. and Mrs. Leo Michelski and children of Hewitt.


The Tribune extends to the bereaved its sympathy in the loss of a beloved relative.



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