Obit: Schroeder, Jesse #2 (1896 - 1962)


Surnames: Schroeder, Konczuk, Lord, Friedel, Henning

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 03/01/1962

Schroeder, Jesse #2 (27 OCT 1896 - 18 FEB 1962)

Jesse Schroeder, 66, a driller of wells for water in this community for many years, died at St. Joseph’s Chippewa Hospital on Sunday, Feb. 18, 1962. He had been in ill health for the past year and lived along in the Town of Worden (Clark Co., Wis.)

The deceased was born in Thorp, Wis. on Oct. 27, 1896 and spent all of his life in this community.

He was united in marriage to Wally Konczuk at Thorp, who preceded him in death.

Surviving him are four daughters, Mary Schroeder of Madison, Wis., Ann of New Albany, Ind., Mrs. Beverly Lord, Corina, Calif., and Mrs. Martha Friedel of Eau Claire; two sons, Theodore and August Schroeder of Chippewa Falls, and one brother, Floyd Henning of Thorp.

He was a veteran of World War I and funeral services were conducted by Cecil Tormey Post No. 118 of the American Legion at the Thorp Funeral Home Chapel at 2:00 o’clock Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 21st, and interment followed in the East Thorp Cemetery with military rites and salute by the firing squad. American Legion members served as pallbearers.



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