Rossow, William (1873 - 1959)






----Source: Greenwood Library Scrapbook Collection, Marshfield News Herald 12/30/1959

Rossow, William (1873 - 1959)

GREENWOOD--Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Trinity Lutheran Church for William Rossow, 86, Greenwood, Clark County, who was found death this morning at the home of his son, Ervin. He had been ill for several months. The Rev. H.F. Brauer will officiate and burial will be made in the Greenwood Cemetery.

The body will repose at the Hill Funeral Home from Friday afternoon until 11 a.m. Saturday, when it will be taken to the church.

Mr. Rossow was born in Germany, July 8, 1873. He came to America with his parents at the age of eight, to the Greenwood area, where he had lived since. On June 8, 1899, he was married to Anna Ehlert at Loyal. After their marriage they farmed in the Town of Warner, northeast of Greenwood until his retirement 10 years ago. Since the death of his wife on Aug. 27, 1950, he had resided with his children.

He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Olaf (Elsie) Ystad, Loyal a son, Ervin Rossow, Greenwood a grandson, Milton Ystad, Greenwood three great-grandchildren and three brothers, Otto, Loyal Charles, Neillsville and Paul, Owen.

He was preceded in death by an infant son, a daughter, Mabel Rossow, two brothers, Albert and Fred Rossow and Mrs. John (Minnie) Brandt.



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