Warner Township Pioneers
By Sharon Short & the Clark Co., WI History Buffs
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FRANZ family, Warner township
1895 census, head of family: A. K. Franz 3 male, 1 female
1895 census, head of family: Aug Franz 3 male, 2 female
1905 #112 Franz, August Head W M 43 M Wisconsin Germany Farmer 12 O F F Alvina Wife W F 33 M Wisconsin Germany House Keeper Fred Son W M 13 S Wisconsin Wisconsin Calvin Son W M 11 S Wisconsin Wisconsin Adolph Son W M 9 S Wisconsin Wisconsin Alma Daughter W F 6 S Wisconsin Wisconsin Otto Son W M 2 S Wisconsin Wisconsin Harold Son W M 1/12 S Wisconsin Wisconsin
1893 sec 19 no residence A. K. Franz; sec 29 no residence A. K. Franz; sec 30 residence A. Franz
1906 sec 19 no residence A. Franz; sec 29 residence A. K. Franz
Directory: Franz, Albert
Greenwood 3 Warner sec 6
Franz, Arthur Greenwood 3 Warner sec 7
Franz, Oscar Greenwood 3 Warner sec 6
Alvina (Noah) and August Franz
FRANZ, August K. (28 Oct 1861 - 1 Feb 1932)
August K. Franz, oldest son of August and Louise Franz, was born Oct. 28, 1861 in the Town of Herman, Sheboygan Co, Wis. In 1881 Mr. Franz came to Clark Co. Two years later, in the spring of 1883, he went back to Herman, returning again to Clark Co in the fall of that year and making his home here since. On Jan. 8, 1891, he was united in marriage with Alvina Noah. They settled on their present farm where he resided until death. Besides farming he did carpenter work until 1905. Mr. Franz has been ailing for about a year and a half and passed away at his home Feb. 1, 1932. He leaves to mourn his death his widow, five sons, Fred, Adolph, Otto and Harold of Sidney, Mont. Calvin of the Town of Longwood and two daughters, Alma (Mrs. Otto Fravert), Town of Warner and Leona at home. Besides these he leaves to mourn two brothers and two sisters, William, Henry, Mrs. Frank Abel, Greenwood, Wis. and Mrs. John Kippenhan of Appleton. One sister preceded him in death. Funeral services were held from the West Side Immanuel Reformed Church. The body was laid to rest in the West Side Cemetery.
FRANZ, Alvina nee Noah (10 Dec 1871 - 21 Jan 1939)
Funeral services were held for Mrs. August Franz, 67, who died at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield, where she had been a patient since Jan. 16, receiving treatment for cancer, at the Franz home and at the West Side Immanuel Reformed Church, burial was made in the West Side Cemetery. She had been in poor health since a fall in May 1938. Mrs. Franz, nee Alvina Noah, was born in the town of Herman, Sheboygan Co., Dec. 10, 1871. When she was two years old she came to Greenwood, where she was married to August Franz Jan. 8, 1891. Mr. Franz preceded her in death seven years ago. Surviving are five sons, Calvin Franz, Owen; and Fred, Adolph, Otto and Harold Franz, all of Sidney, Mont.; two daughters, Mrs. Otto (Alma) Fravert and Mrs. Alvin (Leona) Albert, both of Greenwood; and two brothers, August Noah, Greenwood, and Simon Noah, Loyal. Adolph and Otto Franz came from Montana to attend the funeral.
FRANZ, Fred August (27 Oct. 1891 - 26 June 1970)
Funeral services for Fred A. Franz, 78, Sidney, Mont., were held at Pella Lutheran Church. Interment was in Sidney Cemetery. Fred August Franz was born October 27, 1891 in Warner Township, near Greenwood, Wisc, son of Mr. and Mrs. August Karl Franz. Fred came to Montana in April, 1917, working in the Girard Community near Sidney and later was joined by his brother, Adolph, who also worked in that community. In 1918 both were drafted in the Army. Fred returned to the Sidney area in the fall of 1918 after his discharge from the service. He began farming with his brother and they farmed together until 1942 as the Franz Brothers. On March 4, 1931 he and Ethel C. McMillen were married at Glendive. They farmed until 1958 when they retired from active farming and moved into the valley south of Sidney to make their home. Fred died very unexpectedly June 26.
He had served many years on the local school board and helped build and maintain the first telephone line into the area. He was active in youth activities and a member of the American Legion Post No. 12 in Sidney. Surviving him are his wife, Ethel; two sons, Ray on the family farm, and Robert of Bartow, Florida; two daughters, Wilma - Mrs. Joe Horrall of Beaverton, Oregon, and Leona - Mrs. Wayne Gibson of Bozeman, Montana; three brothers, Harold of Sidney, Calvin of Greenwood, and Otto of Mesa, Arizona; one sister, Leona - Mrs. Alvin Albert of Greenwood. He was preceded in death by his brother, Adolph and one sister, Mrs. Otto Fravert and a grandson, Donald Horrall.
FRANZ, Calvin (17 Dec 1893 - 24 Jan 1972)
Calvin Franz, 78, a lifelong resident of the Greenwood area, died at the Memorial Home at Neillsville, where he has been a patient since June 16, 1971. Services were held at Immanuel United Church of Christ. Burial was made in the West Side Cemetery. Military rites were conducted at the graveside by members of the Wallace-Hinker Post of the Greenwood American Legion. Mr. Franz was born Dec 17, 1893 in the town of Warner, and was married there Sept. 21, 1921, to Meta Decker, who preceded him in death Feb. 23 1969. After their marriage they farmed near Greenwood and in 1948 they moved to the city of Greenwood and had since made their home here. He was a World War 1 veteran. Survivors include two brothers, Otto Franz, Mesa Ariz., and Harold Franz, Sidney, Mont.; and a sister, Mrs. Alvin (Leona) Albert, Greenwood. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by a sister and two brothers.
FRANZ, Adolph Ludwig (10 Mar 1896 - 20 June 1967)
Adolph Ludwig Franz, 71, Portland, Ore., and formerly of Greenwood, Clark Co, died June 20, 1967 in the Greenwood nursing home in Portland, Ore., after a lingering illness. Funeral services were held from Immanuel United Church in Greenwood. Burial was made in the West Side Cemetery. Mr. Franz was born March 10, 1896 in the Town of Warner. He was the son of August and Alvina (Noah) Franz. He received his education in the Decker school. In 1917 he went to Montana, where he was engaged in farming. He was a veteran of World War I, and served overseas. After the war, he farmed in the Sidney, Mont. area. He suffered a stroke about 20 years ago and had been confined to Veterans Hospitals and nursing homes in Oregon since that time. He is survived by four brothers, Fred and Harold, of Sidney, Mont., Calvin of Greenwood, and Otto of Mesa, Ariz. Also surviving is a sister, Mrs. Alvin (Leona) Albert, of Greenwood.
FRANZ, Harold G. (28 May 1905 - 31 Dec 1986)
Funeral services were held for Harold G. Franz, 81, of Sidney, Mont. at People's Congregational Church. Harold Franz was born May 28, 1905 in Greenwood, Clark Co, Wis., the son of August and Elvina (Noah) Franz. He grew up and attended schools in Greenwood. He moved to Montana in 1922, where he had resided until his death Dec. 31, 1986 at home in Three Buttes Community. Survivors include his wife, Harriet Franz of Sidney, Mont. one son, Don Franz, Sidney, Mont. one daughter, Mrs. Harold (Edith) Frank of Billings, Mont. one brother, Otto Franz of Mesa, Ariz. one sister, Mrs. Alvin (Leona) Alberts of Greenwood, Wis. Burial was in the Sidney Cemetery.
FRANZ, Alma marriage 12 Jan 1921
Miss Alma Franz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. August Franz, and Mr. Otto Fravert were united in marriage Jan. 12, 1921. Both young people are residents of the West Side (Warner Twshp). They will make their home on the groom's farm, which he recently purchased of his father, Henry Fravert. The reception was held at the home of the bride's parents.
FRANZ, Otto Arthur (17 Jan 1903 - 18 June 1991)
Otto Arthur Franz, 88, of Mesa, Ariz, died June 18, 1991, at his home. The body was cremated. Mr. Franz was born Jan. 17, 1903 at Greenwood, Clark Co, Wis. to August and Alvina (Noah) Franz. He attended Decker School. He did carpenter work with his brother, Calvin, before going out west to Sidney, Montana where he bought a ranch. On Aug. 22, 1929, he and Myrtle Obergfell were married at Wolf Point, Mont. They farmed until 1944. They lived at Polson, Montana, Orofino, Idaho, Greenwood and Marshfield before moving to Mesa in 1952. Mr. Franz worked a few summers at Yellowstone National Park. He retired from the carpentry profession in 1968. Mr. and Mrs. Franz traveled many summers to Wisconsin, Montana and Canada until he became ill in 1987. Survivors include his wife, Myrtle four children, Mrs. Lyle (Alice) Verhulst and Mrs. Richard (Virgina) Acker, both of Greenwood Paul of Elk Mound, Wis. and Douglas of Mesa, a sister Leona Albert of Greenwood. He was preceded in death by his parents and infant daughter, Alvina, in 1935 one sister, Alma Fravert, four brothers, Fred, Adolph, Calven and Harold and one infant great-grandson, Jessie Acker, who died in 1977.
FRANZ, Leona R. marriage 9 June 1938
After July 4, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin J. Albert, who are honeymooning in Sidney, Mont will be at home to friends on a farm near Greenwood (Clark Co., Wis.) The couple was wed June 9, 1938 at a double ring ceremony performed at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. August K. Franz, Greenwood. Attending the bride were the bridegroom's sister, Miss Ruth Albert, and Miss Hildegarde Schmidt. The bridegroom, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Albert, Junction City, was attended by LeRoy Fravert, nephew of the bride, and Ernest Albert. Twenty-seven guest were entertained at a reception and wedding supper at the Franz home. Out of town guests included Mr. and Mrs. Charles Albert and sons, Ernest, Edward, Norman and Charles Jr., and daughter, Ruth, Junction City; Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Albert and Miss Hildegard Schmidt, Dancy; and Miss Arvilla Franz, Milwaukee. Mr. Albert, who is engaged in farming and his bride will make their home with her mother.
1905 #14 Franz, William Head W M 33 M Wisconsin Germany Day Laborer 12 Rental Anna Wife W F 34 M Wisconsin Germany House Keeper Carl Son W M 5 S Wisconsin Wisconsin Lydia Daughter W F 4 S Wisconsin Wisconsin Albert Son W M 3 S Wisconsin Wisconsin Clara Daughter W F 2 S Wisconsin Wisconsin Bertha Daughter W F 1 S Wisconsin Wisconsin
1906 sec 7 no residence Wlm C. Franz
FRANZ, William C. (26 April 1870 - 1 July 1932)
Wm. Franz was born April 26, 1870 in Franklin, Sheboygan Co, Wis. In his early youth he came with his parents, August and Louise Franz, to Clark Co. On July 18, 1899 he was united in marriage with Anna Decker. To this union nine children were born.
Anna Franz, 1923 ca.
Mr. Franz has been ailing for a number of years, but he became seriously ill last Wednesday and was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital at Marshfield for treatment. He was called to his final reward Friday, Bright's (Bright's disease - Chronic inflammatory disease of kidneys; glomerulonephritis.) disease causing his death. Those who mourn his death are his widow, five sons, Carl and August at home, Ferdinand and Albert at Greenwood and Wm. Jr., at Loyal; three daughters, Mrs. (Clara) Alfred Gray of Loyal, Mrs. (Bertha) Ernest Elmer of Greenwood and Sophie at the Clark Co Hospital. Mr. Franz also leaves one brother Henry and two sisters, Mrs. John Kippenhan and Mrs. Frank Abel. One daughter and one grandchild preceded him in death.
FRANZ, Anna nee Decker (18 July 1870 - 1 May 1934)
Anna Decker Franz, daughter of Henry and Sophie Decker, was born on July 18th, 1870, in the town of Warner, on the Decker farm, which is now known as the Wm. Goeke farm, and died after a prolonged illness at the home of her daughter, Bertha, May 1, 1934. Mrs. Franz was the first white child to be born in the West Side settlement. On July 18, 1899 she was united in marriage with Wm. C. Franz, who preceded her in death narly two years ago. A little daughter, Lydia and one grandson, also preceded her in death. Mrs. Franz leaves to mourn her death, five sons, Karl, Albert, William, Ferdinand and August and three daughters, Bertha (Mrs. Ernst Elmer) of Greenwood; Clare (Mrs. Alfred Gray) of Loyal, and Sophie of Owen, four grandchildren, Thomas and Leseer Elmer and Kenneth and LaVerne Gray two sisters, Mrs. Henry Franz and Mrs. John Abel of Greenwood; four brothers, Louis of Girard, Mont. Alfred of Passaic, Wyo. Arthur of Sayle, Mont., Gustave of Snohomish, Wash. Funeral services were held at the West Side Reformed Church. Burial was made in the West Side Cemetery.
Gray, Clara nee FRANZ (29 Mar 1903 -26 Sept 1981)
Clara Gray, Greenwood, formerly of Loyal, died Sept. 26, 1981, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield. Funeral services were at the Loyal United Methodist Church, and interment was in the Loyal Cemetery. Clara Franz was born on March 29, 1903, to William and Anna Franz. She received her education at Braun Settlement School. She was married on Feb. 12, 1927, in Clark Co to Alfred Gay. After their marriage, they farmed at Tomahawk, then in Loyal and Greenwood until 1950. They moved to the City of Loyal, and since 1971 she has been living in Greenwood. Survivors include one son, Kenneth of West Allis; two daughters, Mrs. Lavern Johnson of Wis. Rapids; and Mrs. Duane (Geraldine) Gendreau of Maple Lake, Minn.; three brothers, Karl Franz of Marshfield, Ferdinand Franz of Greenwood; and August Franz of Perry, Iowa; two sisters, Mrs. Ernest (Bertha) Elmer of Greenwood;, Sophie Franz of Owen. Preceding her in death was her husband on Aug. 28, 1969 two brothers and one sister.
FRANZ, Bertha marriage 23 June 1926
Miss Bertha Franz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Franz, and Ernest Elmer, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Elmer, were united in marriage June 23rd, 1926, at the West Side Immanuel Reformed Church. Pearl and Walter Elmer, sister and brother of the groom, and Clara and Ferdinand Franz, sister and brother of the bride, attended the couple. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer will make their home with the groom's parents.
Ferdinand (Fritz Franz)
FRANZ, Ferdinand (26 Oct 1908 - 11 Sept 1990)
Ferdinand (Fritz) Franz, 81, Greenwood, died Sept. 11, 1990, at the Veteran's Home, King. Funeral services were held at Rinka Funeral Home, Greenwood. Full military rites were performed by the Greenwood American Legion. Burial was in Westside Cemetery. Ferdinand Franz was born Oct. 26, 1908, in the town of Warner, Clark Co, to William and Anna (nee Decker) Franz. He received his education at Braun Settlement School. He farmed in his younger years and later worked for Stewart's and Wuethrich's cheese factories. He then retired and resided in Greenwood. He has been a resident at King since July. He was a World War II veteran and a member of the Greenwood American Legion. Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Bertha Elmer, Greenwood and Sophia Franz, Owen. He is preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and four brothers.
FRANZ, Sophie (12 Jan 1907 - 24 Jan 2004)
Sophie Franz, 97, Greenwood, died Jan. 24, 2004, at the Clark County Health Care Center, Owen. A graveside service was held at the Immanuel United Church of Christ Cemetery, Greenwood. Sophie Franz was born on Jan. 12, 1907 in rural Greenwood, to William C. and Anna (Decker) Franz. She was raised northeast of Greenwood, and educated at the Braun Settlement School. She worked in Milwaukee for a few years as a housekeeper. She had been at the Clark County Health Care Center for 75 years due to illness. Preceding her in death were her parents, two sisters, and five brothers.
Notes of H.A. Kippenhan, Jr.: Sophie Franz had a twin sister Anna. She was one of ten children born to Carl Wilhelm Franz and Anna Decker. Her siblings were as follows: Karl William Franz (birth: Nov. 7, 1899 -- death: July 25, 1987) Lydia Franz (birth: Nov. 25, 1900 -- death: Feb. 10, 1907) Albert Henry Franz (birth: March 19, 1902 -- death: Oct. 21, 1974) Clara Franz (birth: March 29, 1903 -- death: Sept. 26, 1981 -- spouse Alfred Gray) Bertha Franz (birth: May 26, 1904 -- death: April 3, 1995 -- spouse: Ernest Elmer) William A. Franz (birth: Aug. 16, 1905 -- death: June 2, 1972) Anna Franz (birth: Jan. 12, 1907 -- death: May 1, 1932) Ferdinand Frederick Franz (birth: Oct. 26, 1908 -- death: Sept. 11, 1990) August Gustave Franz (birth: Aug. 04, 1912 -- death: June 20, 1986)
1905 #113 Franz,Henry Head W M 32 M Wisconsin Germany Farmer 10 O F F Augusta Wife W F 26 M Wisconsin Germany House Keeper Martha Daughter W F 2 S Wisconsin Wisconsin Minnie Daughter W F 2 S Wisconsin Wisconsin
1906 sec 30 residence Henry Franz
Henry Franz, 1940 ca.
FRANZ, Henry (13 Oct 1873 - 27 June 1949)
Henry Franz, 76, Greenwood, died June 27, 1949 at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Bolf, after having been in poor health since suffering a stroke in March. He had been confined to his bed since that time. Funeral services at the West Side Evangelical and Reformed Church. Interment in West Side Cemetery. Mr. Franz, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. August Franz, was born in Franklin Oct. 13, 1873, and came to Greenwood when he was 11 years old. He was a carpenter before his marriage April 13, 1898, to Augusta Decker at Greenwood, and after his marriage settled on a farm 4 miles northwest of Greenwood. He retired from farming four years ago and has been making his home with the Bolf family since that time. At one time he held the office of assessor and was a member of the Warner Town Board. He helped construct the West Side Church and school house.
Henry & Augusta (Decker) Franz.
FRANZ, Augusta nee Decker (4 Nov 1879 - 9 Jan 1953)
Funeral services for Mrs. Henry Franz, 74, a lifelong resident of this area who died Jan. 9, 1953 in St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield, were held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Bolf, and at the West Side Evangelical and Reformed Church, and burial was made in the West Side Cemetery. Mrs. Franz had been a patient at the hospital for 10 days, and had been in poor health since an operation last June. Mrs. Franz, the former Augusta Decker, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Decker, was born in Greenwood Nov. 4, 1879. Her marriage to Henry Franz took place April 13, 1898, in the West Side Church, where she was also confirmed. They operated a farm 4 miles northwest of the city until they retired seven years ago. Since that time they had made their home with their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Bolf. Mr. Franz died in 1949. She is survived by five sons, Emil, Montana; Theodore, McMinnville, Ore., and Oscar, Edwin and Leondo, Greenwood; five daughters, Mrs. Harvey (Martha) Schwarze, Mrs. Henry (Minnie) Laube, and Mrs. Dave (Selma) Churkey, Owen, Mrs. Theodore (Arvilla) Wessel, and Mrs. Mike (Meta) Bolf, Greenwood and a brother, Alfred Decker, Coeur d Alene, Idaho. Three sisters and five brothers also preceded her in death.
FRANZ, Henry and Augusta anniversary 1948
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Franz observed their golden wedding anniversary April 11, 1948 with an open house at the home of their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Bolf, Greenwood, Route 4. The couple greeted 186 guests during the day. The supper table was centered with a four-tiered cake baked by Mrs. Alfred Schwarze and topped with a golden horseshoe. The anniversary theme was also carried out in the gold leaf favors given the guests and by the corsage worn by Mrs. Franz. She and her husband received numerous gifts and a bouquet of flowers from the West Side ladies aid Society. Songs were sung by the senior choir with Mrs. Otto Fravert as organist. Mr. Franz has been employed as a carpenter for nine years previous to his marriage. After the wedding he purchased his parents' farm, where the couple resided until Mr. Franz retired three years ago. They are now making their home with the Bolfs. The Franzes have 10 children, all of whom were present for the occasion except Emil, who lives at Quietus, Mont, and Theodore, whose home is in McMinnville, Ore. Two sons, Oscar and Edwin, live in Greenwood and a third, Leondo, resides at Owen. Their daughters are Mrs. Henry (Minnie) Laube, Mrs. Harvey (Martha) Schwarze, and Mrs. Dave (Selma) Churkey, owen; Mrs. Theodore (Arvilla) Wessel and Mrs. Mike (Meta) Bolf, Greenwood.
Minnie & Martha 1960's
FRANZ, Minnie marriage 29 Sep 1926
Miss Minnie Franz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Franz, was united in marriage to Mr. Henry Laube at the bride's home on route two, Sept. 29th, 1926. The bride was attended by Miss Martha Franz as maid of honor and Mr. Harvey Schwarze attended the groom as man of honor. Miss Laura Abel was bridesmaid and Charley Laube best man. The young couple will reside on the groom's farm near Owen.
FRANZ, Martha marriage 26 Oct 1927
Miss Martha Franz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Franz, was united in marriage to Mr. Harvey Schwarze at the bride's home on route two Greenwood Oct. 26, 1927. The bride was attended by Miss Selma Franz as maid of honor and Mr. Orlin Schwarze attended the groom as man of honor. The young couple will reside on the groom's parents farm near Greenwood.
Meta Franz Wedding
FRANZ, Meta marriage 21 June 1941
Immanuel Reformed Church at Greenwood was the scene of the wedding of a Greenwood couple, Miss Meta Franz, and Mike Bolf, daughter and son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Franz and Mr. and Mrs. Mat Bolf, respectively, June 21, 1941. Miss Arvilla Franz, maid of honor, sister of the bride, and Miss Irma Schwarze, bridesmaid. Theodore Wessel acted as best man for Mr. Bolf, and Leondo Franz was groomsman. Mr. and Mrs. Bolf will make their home at the Pleasant Ridge Cheese Factory at Greenwood, where the groom is employed as cheesemaker.
Arvilla Franz Wedding
FRANZ, Arvilla marriage 30 May 1942
A pretty wedding was performed May 30th at the West Side Reformed Church when Miss Arvilla Franz became the bride of Theodore Wessel. She was attended by her sister Mrs. Mike Bolf and Miss Irma Schwarze. Adolph Wessel, brother of the groom and Edwin Franz attended the groom. Mrs. Wessel has been employed in Milwaukee for the past 11 years. Mr. Wessel is cheesemaker at the West Eaton Factory where they will make their home. The West Eaton Cheese Factory was what is now Barr's Tavern, just south of the Junction of County G and County O, west of Greenwood.
FRANZ, Edwin Otto (9 May 1915 - 6 Nov 1975)
Edwin Otto Franz, 60, of Hazen, S.D., died unexpectedly at the Hazen Memorial Hospital on Nov. 6, 1975. Edwin Franz was born May 9, 1915 in Clark Co. His parents were Mr. and Mrs. Henry Franz. He attended schools in Clark Co. He was married on Sept. 2, 1943, at Thorp, Wis. to the former Mae Schultze. She survives him. At the time of his death, Mr. Franz was manager of the Hazen Cheese Co. Inc. He had owned a cheese factory at Greenwood from 1937 until selling in 1961. He then was part owner of a cheese factory at Sturgis, S.D. until 1971, when he came to Hazen to manage the Hazen Cheese Co., Inc. Funeral services were held at the United Church of Christ in Greenwood, with burial in the West Side Cemetery, Greenwood. In addition to his wife, Mr. Franz is survived by two sons, Lee, Fernedale, Calif., and Lynn, Sturgis, S.D., one daughter, Mrs. Gary (Nancy) Jeffers, Milwaukee, two brothers, Oscar, Boulder Junction, Wis., Leondo, Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., and five sisters, Mrs. Minnie Laube, Mrs. Martha Schwarze, and Mrs. Selma Churkey, all of Owen, Mrs. Harold Horn, and Mrs. Mike Bolf, both of Greenwood. He was preceded in death by two brothers.
FRANZ, Mae L. nee Schultze (17 Feb 1922 - 2 Mar 2005)
Mae L. (nee Schultze) Franz, 83, Sussex, died March 2, 2005, at Angels Grace Hospice, Oconomowoc. A celebration of her life will be held at West Side Immanual United Church of Christ, Greenwood. Mae and Edwin Franz ran Pleasant Ridge Cheese Factory and Store in Greenwood. In 1966, she joined her husband in South Dakota and continued to work in the cheese business in both North and South Dakota. In 2003, she moved to Sussex, to be with her family. She was a loving mother to Lee (Ione) Franz, California, and Nancy (Gary) Jeffers, Sussex; and a cherished grandmother to Todd (Denise) Jeffers, Dennis (Claudia) Hosley, Debbie Hosley, Sandy Hosley and Steven Hosley. She is further survived by 12 siblings. Preceding her in death were her husband Edwin; son, Lynn; and six siblings. Mae was born February 17, 1922 in Clark Co. The third child of Max and Eleanor Schultze. She joined her older brothers Willima (Pete) and Jim. The family eventually grew to 18 children.
Edwin Franz was a frequent visitor to "Greens", one of Mae's first employers. On September 2, 1943, she married Ed. Ed and Mae ran several business during their lifetime - Tavern, cheese factory, farm, and country store. Mae also worked at the IGA in Greenwood before moving to South Dakota. Mae moved to Sturgis, South Dakota to join Ed in about 1965. In South Dakota and North Dakota she ran a cheese store which was part of the cheese factory. After losing her husband in 1975, Mae moved to Edmont, South Dakota and managed a bar and restaurant, "The Sagebursh Inn". During this time, she faithfully followed her younger son's racing years at the Black Hills Speedway, many week ends driving the 180 mile round trip to Rapid City 2-3 times a week for the big races. One of her proudest moments was when she won the "Demolition Derby" at the Fall River Co Fair, Edgemont. She finally had her own trophy to put next to Lynn's. The last years she worked, she was at Stockman's Bar in downtown Edgemont, South Dakota. Mae lost her youngest child, Lynn, in 1986. One week end, her and several friends took a trip on horseback. They took a pack mule to carry the refreshments. A good time was had by all, but Mae received one of the worst sunburns she ever had. She owned her own horse for a short time. Mae won a free trip to Disneyland. She took her grandson along with her friend Joann and her son to Disneyland in California. A few years later, Joann won a trip to Hawaii and took Mae to Hawaii. Mae spent the last 15 months of her life living in Milwaukee with her daughter. She had Long Cancer, Emphysema and Diabetes. In spite of her physical condition, she stayed very positive and very full of fun until the end. Her mind was sharp and she continued to read up until two days before she left us. She was always a trooper and never complained. Mae was preceded in death by one sister and five brothers.
Franz, Oscar (5 Oct 1909 - 22 Dec 1978)
Oscar Adolph Franz, 69, Land O Lakes and a former greenwood resident, died in a hospital early December 22 of an apparent heart attack. Franz, son of Henry and Augusta (Decker) Franz, was born October 5, 1909 in the Town of Warner. He was a cheesemaker, farmed in the Town of Warner and operated a slaughter house, becoming known as a sausage maker. Franz received his education in the Decker School. He was married in October 1936 to Ella Miller in Greenwood. They moved from here about 10 years ago to Land O Lakes, where he worked in a resort until he retired four years ago. Surviving him is his wife; two sons and one daughter, Floyd and Ronald Franz, both of Land O Lakes, and Mrs. Herman (Violet) Metzke of Greenwood; one grandson; five sisters, Mrs. Minne Laube of Owen, Mrs. Selma Churkey of Owen, Mrs. Martha Schwarze, Mrs. Mike (Meta) Bolf and Mrs. Harold (Arvilla) Horn, all of Greenwood; and one brother, Leondo Franz, Wisconsin Rapids. he is preceded in death by three brothers, Theodore, Emil and Edwin Franz. Funeral services were held December 24 at 1:30 pm at the Land O Lakes Bible Church. Burial was made in the church cemetery.
Oscar's farm was located across from the Braun Settlement School on County Trunk "O". He was known throughout the area for his talents in making all kinds of sausage and smoking and curing meats.
Churkey, Selma A. nee FRANZ (9 Jan 1912 - 26 Oct 1982)
Selma A. Churkey, 70, of Owen, died Oct. 26, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield. Funeral services were held at United Church of Christ in Owen, and burial took place in West Side Cemetery. The former Selma Franz was born Jan. 9, 1912, in Greenwood to Henry and Augusta (nee Decker) Franz. She was married to David E. Churkey on Oct. 8, 1932, and they were later divorced. She farmed in the Town of Green Grove and had lived in the City of Owen for the past 20 years. She had been employed at the Dairyland Animal Clinic for many years. Survivors include one son, Elroy Churkey of Carpentersville, Ill. one daughter, Mrs. Leo (Gladys) Wachsmuth of Bear Creek three sisters, Mrs. Mike (Mata) Bolf of Greenwood, Mrs. Harold (Arvilla) Horn of Greenwood and Mrs. Minnie Laube of Owen one brother, Leondo Franz of Wis. Rapids. Preceding her in death were four brothers one sister and her parents.
Laube, Minnie S. nee FRANZ (20 APR 1903 - 9 SEP 1985)
Minnie S. Laube, 82, Owen, died at St. Joseph's Hospital, Hospice Unit, Marshfield Sept. 9, 1985. Funeral services were held at United Church of Christ, Owen. Burial was in the Riverside Cemetery in Withee. Pallbearers were grandsons, Perry Bublitz, Glen Bublitz, Terry Laube, Keith Laube, Dale Laube, and Gene Laube. Minnie Franz was born April 20, 1903 in Greenwood. She married Henry Laube on Sept. 29, 1926 in Greenwood. They farmed in the town of Green Grove. She had worked at the Clark Co Health Care Center from 1965 to 1977, moving to Owen in 1969. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Virgil (Edna) Bublitz, Owen, Mrs. Edward (Bernice) Potocnik, Owen two sons, Harold Laube, and Richard Laube, both of Owen, two sisters, Mrs. Mike (Meta) Bolf, Mrs. Harold (Arvilla) Horn, both of Greenwood one brother, Leondo Franz, Wis. Rapids. She is preceded in death by her husband who died Feb. 1, 1969 four brothers, two sisters, and two grandchildren.
FRANZ, Leondo (9 Feb 1917 - 1 Mar 2003)
Leondo "Lonnie Franz," 86, Wisconsin Rapids, died March 1, 2003, at Riverview Hospital, Wisconsin Rapids. Funeral services were held at the First English Lutheran Church, Wisconsin Rapids. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Owen. Leondo Franz was born on Feb. 9, 1917, in Greenwood, to Henry and Augusta (nee Decker) Franz. He married Loretta Wachsmuth on Oct. 12, 1946, in Greenwood. He was the manager of the Wood Co Farm Supply Co-op from 1953-82. He bought the Spruce Park Motel in 1978 and sold it to his daughter in 1993. Survivors include seven children, Patricia (William) Schubring, West Allis, Phyllis (Charles) Meinhardt, Greenwood, Jerome (Lisa) Franz, Twin Lakes, Jane Franz, Wisconsin Rapids, Randy (Debra) Franz, Wisconsin Rapids, Richard (Debbie) Franz, Kansasville, and Rhonda (Kenneth) Bush, Wisconsin Rapids; 11 grandchildren, Jose Hernandez, Oak Creek, Travis Graves, U.S. Army, Kara Meinhardt, Greenwood, Stacy Franz, Kenosha, Rachel Franz, Kenosha, Jarod Franz, Alyssa Franz, Twin Lakes, Brandon Franz, Wisconsin Rapids, Amanda and Katherine Young, Wisconsin Rapids, and Lindsey Franz, Kansasville; and seven great-grandchildren, Joshua and Veronica, Wisconsin Rapids, Vanessa, Angelina, Megan and Marissa, Oak Creek, and Jocyln, Kenosha. Preceding him in death were his parents; six sisters, Minnie Laube, Martha Schwarze, Selma Churkey, Arvilla Wessel-Horn, Meta Bolf, and another in infancy; and four brothers, Theodore Franz, Emil Franz, Oscar Franz and Edwin Franz.
1893 sec 23 residence L. ? Frantel ? Franke? (1906 = C. Markham property)
Unable to identify the 1893 owner of this property. No Frantel found. Franke family of Chili area.
FRAVERT family, Warner township
1875 census: Fairet, Henry; 1 male, 2 female
1895 census, head of family: Henry Faiert 4 male, 4 female
1905 #115 Fravert, Henry Head W M 53 M Wisconsin Germany Farmer 12 O M F Margaret Wife W F 53 M Germany Germany House Keeper Fred Son W M 18 S Wisconsin Wis/Ger Farm Laborer Annie Daughter W F 18 S Wisconsin Wis/Ger Lydia Daughter W F 15 S Wisconsin Wis/Ger Albert Son W M 13 S Wisconsin Wis/Ger Otto Son W M 9 S Wisconsin Wis/Ger
1880 sec 29 no residence Hy Fravert; 1893 sec 29 residence H. Fravert
1906, 1915, 1920 sec 29 residence H. Fravert; 1926 = Otto Fravert
FRAVERT, Henry (1 July 1852 - 10 July 1931)
Henry Fravert, son of Henry and Charlotte (Brandsmeier) Fravert, was born in Johnsonville, Sheboygan Co, Wis., July 1, 1852 and passed away at the home of his son Otto, July 10, 1931 (UCC cemetery has died Jan 10, 1931). Mr. Fravert spent his childhood and early youth in and about Johnsonville. In 1874 he came to Clark Co and settled on a farm three and one-half miles northwest of this city. That same year he was united in marriage with Margaretha Vollrath. About 1892 they moved on the present Fravert farm, which his son Otto purchased in 1920. Mr. Fravert was taken sick on Feb. 19, 1930 and underwent an operation on July 22. Later his illness developed into cancer, which caused his death. Mrs. Fravert preceded him in death Oct. 29, 1920.
A son, John, three brothers and one sister also preceded him in death. He leaves to mourn nine children, Mrs. Emma Trimberger, Granton; Mrs. Etta Marvin, Town of Eaton; Mrs. Kate Schwarz, Town of Warner; Fred, Town of Beaver; Mrs. Olivia Schoettler, Town of Beaver; Mrs. Anna Plath and Mrs. Lydia Warner of Racine; Albert and Otto of the Town of Warner. Funeral services were held at the West Side Immanuel Reformed Church. Interment was made in the West Side Cemetery.
FRAVERT, Charlotte Margretha nee Vollrath (3 Sept 1851 - 29 Oct 1920)
Mrs. Margret Fravert, wife of Henry Fravert, died at their home on the West Side, Friday evening, Oct. 29, 1920. She was born in Argenthal, Germany, Sept. 3, 1851, and came to America with her parents (John and Elizabeth nee Kremer Vollrath) in 1867 to Franklin, Sheboygan Co. In 1870 she came to Clark County, where she resided until her death. In 1874 she was united in marriage to Henry Fravert. To this union ten children were born. She leaves to mourn her loss, her husband, three sons, six daughters, two brothers. One son preceded her in death in 1904. She was laid to rest in the West Side Cemetery.
Marvin, Henrietta nee FRAVERT (18 Sep 1875 - 18 Jan 1932)
Henrietta Fravert was born September 18, 1875, the oldest daughter of Henry and Margaret Fravert, and passed away at her home January 18, 1932 at the age of 56 years, 4 months and 5 days. On August 31, 1896 she was married to William Seward Marvin of Greenwood, where they resided until moving to a farm west of town in 1900 where she lived until her death. She leaves, besides her husband, seven children: Henry of Hillsboro; Alfred of Greenwood; Laura, Mrs. Fred Funk of Caledonia. William, Lottie, Ruth and Harry at home. All were at her bedside. Three brothers, Albert and Otto of the Town of Warner, and Fred of the Town of Beaver; five sisters, Emma of Granton, Kate of the Town of Warner, Vina (Alvina, a.k.a. Olivia) of the Town of Beaver and Anna and Lydia of Racine. Her mother, father and one brother preceded her in death. Services were held at the home and the West Side Immanuel Reformed Church. The body was laid to rest in the Greenwood Cemetery.
Schwartz, Kate nee FRAVERT (13 Sept 1877 - 1 May 1944)
Mrs. Albert Schwartz, nee Kate Fravert, daughter of the late Henry and Margaret Fravert, was born in Greenwood on Sept. 13, 1877. On May 3, 1894 she was united in marriage with Albert Schwartz. After living in Michigan for awhile they returned to Greenwood where they have since resided. To this union was born a daughter, Mrs. Edward (Adeline) Osbourne. On April 20, 1944 relatives and friends helped them celebrate their golden wedding anniversary. Mrs. Schwartz passed away suddenly at her home 4 ½ miles northwest of Greenwood on May 1, 1944, after an illness of about two years. She is survived by her husband and daughter, three brothers, Otto and Albert Fravert of Greenwood, and Fred Fravert of Loyal; four sisters, Mrs. Emma Trimberger, Granton; Mrs. Ernest (Elvina) Schoettler, Loyal; Mrs. Anna Plath and Mrs. Lydia Warner, Racine. Funeral services were held from the home and from the West Side Reformed Church. She was laid to rest in the West Side Cemetery.
FRAVERT, John (28 June 1879- 3 Feb 1904)
A telegram was received here by John Fravert from Ontonogon, Michigan, stating that his son John had been killed by the train. He was hauling cord wood across the C. M. St. P. track and was walking at the side of the load to keep out of the wind. The train struck the load without warning and he was thrown some distance, the train passing over his body severing it at the waist. The body was brought home Friday by his brother-in-law, Albert Schwartz. John Fravert was born (son of Henry and Margaret nee Vollrath Fravert) on his father's farm on the West Side June 28, 1879, making him a little over twenty-four and a half years old. He has lived most of his life with his parents on the home place, except when he worked for Albert Schwartz in the woods and mill at Ontonogon. Besides his parents he leaves three brothers and six sisters to mourn his death. The funeral was held from the German church on the West Side. All the family were present except the oldest sister of deceased, Mrs. Emma Trimberger, of Granton. The body was laid to rest in the West Side cemetery.
FRAVERT, Frederick William (7 Oct 1881 - 24 July 1949)
Son of Henry and Margaret nee Vollrath Fravert. Buried Loyal cemetery. Married 2 May 1906 to Bertha Grotke.
FRAVERT, Art (12 July 1909 - 10 April 1984)
Art Fravert, 74, of Loyal died April 12, 1984, at Memorial Home, Neillsville. Officiating at was Trinity Lutheran Church, Loyal. Interment was in the Loyal Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Dennis Fravert, Dale Fravert, Cullen Ayer, Glen Clouse, Eugene Wister and George Hintz. Art Fravert was born to Fred and Bertha (nee Grotke) Fravert on July 12, 1909, at Rib Lake. He was educated at Greenwood Schools. He and Kathryn Hintz were married at Appleton on May 24, 1952. He worked for the Clark Co Highway Dept. for 28 years, retiring in 1972. Since 1981, he has been residing at the Neillsville Home. He is survived by his wife one son, Fred of Thorp, two daughters, Mrs. Chester (Susan) Wister of Marshfield and Miss Ruth Fravert of Loyal, one brother, Alvin, of Loyal. Preceding him in death were his parents three sisters and one brother.
FRAVERT, Edward marriage 29 Oct 1929
A wedding took place at the Lutheran parsonage at Loyal Oct. 29, 1929, when Miss Annie Dittner became the bride of Mr. Edward Fravert.The bride is the oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Dittner and the groom is the oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Fravert of the Town of Beaver. Miss Arwilda Fricke acted as bridesmaid. Mr. Arthur Fravert acted as best man. Mr. and Mrs. Fravert left for Milwaukee where they will make their future home. The groom has a responsible position with an Electric Company at that place.
FRAVERT, Alvina marriage 12 Sept 1906
Ernest Schoettler and Alvina (a.k.a. Olivia) Fravert were united in marriage at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Fravert of the West Side Sept. 12, 1906, in the presence of a large company of relatives and friends. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Schoettler of the Town of Beaver and is employed in the grocery department of the Big Store. They will live in the upper part of the Paul Rossman house. [Alvina, born 15 July 1884, died 18 Mar 1958, buried Loyal cemetery]
FRAVERT, Albert marriage 22 Sept 1915
Sept. 22, 1915 occurred the wedding of Miss Ella Kuester to Mr. Albert Fravert at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gottleib Kuester. The attending couple was Mr. Otto Fravert and Miss Leona Reinke of Plymouth, Wis., and Mr. Norbert Kuester and Miss Amelia Trimberger of Granton. The newly weds will make their home on the farm of the groom's father Mr. Henry Fravert.
FRAVERT, Ella Wilhelmina nee Kuester (16 Dec 1894 - 24 April 1958)
Funeral services were held in the West Side United Church of Christ for Mrs. Albert Fravert, 63, who died in St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield, where she had been a patient for six days. Interment was made in the West Side (UCC) cemetery. The former Ella Wilhemina Kuester was born Dec. 16, 1894, in the town of Warner. She attended the Church of Christ, the Ladies Aid, Senior Choir, and the West Side Homemaker's club. Surviving besides her husband are one daughter, Mrs. Ervin (Laverne) Toburen one grandchild, Delmain Toburen one sister, Mrs. Lydia G. Dill two brothers, William and Norbert Kuester. Four brothers preceded her in death. [Albert Ferdinand Fravert, born 14 July 1892, died 9 Feb 1969, son of Henry and Margaret nee Vollrath Fravert, married Ella Kuester 22 Sep 1915]
FRAVERT, Otto Henrich (2 Oct 1895 - 2 Feb 1959)
A military funeral was conducted at the West Side United Church of Christ for Otto Henry Fravert, 63, a lifelong resident of this community, Feb. 2, 1959, in Veteran's Hospital at Wood. Burial was made in the West Side Church Cemetery.Mr. Fravert was born Oct. 2, 1895, in the Town of Warner, on the Fravert homestead, and had lived there his entire life. He married Alma Franz at Greenwood on Jan. 12, 1921. She died Oct. 19, 1953. He was a veteran of World War I, serving in France and Germany. For 21 years he served as treasurer for the Town of Warner. He was a member of the West Side Church and a member of the Wallis-Hinker Legion Post. The survivors include three sons, LeRoy, Orlin and Allen Fravert, all of Greenwood one brother, Albert Fravert, Greenwood, and two sister, Mrs. Anna Plath and Mrs. Lydia Warner, both of Racine. Two brothers and four sisters also preceded him in death. [Alma Franz born 26 Mar 1899, daughter of August and Alvina nee Noah Franz]
FRAVERT LeRoy, Sr (30 Mar 1922- 2 Jan 1999)
Leroy D. Fravert Sr., 76, Greenwood, died Jan. 2, 1999, at Memorial Nursing Home, Neillsville. Funeral services were held at Immanuel United Church of Christ, Greenwood. Leroy D. Fravert was born on March 30, 1922, to Otto and Alma (nee Franz) Fravert. He served three years in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He married Bernice Schwarze on June 10, 1948, and farmed west of Greenwood. He was a member of Immanuel United Church of Christ and was on the cemetery board for 40 years. He also served on the Greenwood School Board and the F M Bank Board of Directors. Survivors include his wife, Bernice two sons, James (Mary) Fravert, Milwaukee, and LeRoy (Linda) Fravert Jr., Loyal six daughters, Jane (Thomas) Gerber, Rice Lake; Charlene (Richard) Stevens, Black River Falls; Bettey Peer, Green Bay; Vicki (Gary) Pratt, Hartland; Kathryn (Dennis) Olinski, Appleton; and Ruth Fravert, Madison and one brother, Allen, Plainview, Minn. He was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother, Orlin.
1880 sec 6, 18, 21 no residences A. Freeman
(1893 sec 6, 18 = McMahan Bros; sec 21 = Frank Williams)
FREEMAN, Alfred marriage - 21 June 1886
At the law chambers of Justice Jacques, in this city, June 21, 1886, Mr. Alfred Freeman to Miss Mary Scrivens.
No other reference to "A" Freeman or of the Scrivens family in CC records.
FROEHLICH family, Warner township
1905 #31 Froelich, Herman Head W M 48 Married? Germany Germany Farmer 9 O M F Emma Daughter W F 22 S S. Dakota Germany House Keeper 11 Bertha Daughter W F 19 S S. Dakota Germany Domestic August Son W M 17 S S. Dakota Germany Farm Laborer Anna Daughter W F 14 S S. Dakota Germany Domestic Willie Son W M 12 S Wisconsin Germany Paul Son W M 10 S Wisconsin Germany Rudolph Son W M 8 S Wisconsin Germany
1906-1926sec 28 no residence Herm Froehlich
UCC cemetery: Herman Froehlich b. 16 Sept 1856, d. 10 Aug 1930, married 8 March 1883 to Albertine Marquardt b. 25 Jan 1858, d. 13 Nov 1909.
FROEHLICH, Cecile nee Chagney (16 Feb 1866 - 26 Jan 1939)
Mrs. Cecile Froehlich, 72, Marshfield, passed away Jan. 26, 1939 at the Riverview Hospital, Wisconsin Rapids, where she had been a patient. Death was caused by a complication of diseases. She had undergone an operation that morning. Cecile Chagney was born in France Feb. 16, 1866. At the age of 8 she came to America with her parents, settling in Missouri. She was first married to Carl Mees in Illinois more than 50 years ago and they came to Marshfield where she has since made her home with theexception of a few years spent here at Greenwood, Clark Co. She was married to Herman Froehlich (as his second wife) in Marshfield in 1913 and he passed away 16 years later. She is survived by 3 daughters, and one brother and 5 stepchildren, Mrs. Martha Wobich, Warner, S.D.; Mrs. Emma Boetzel, Wilton; Paul Froehlich, Warner, S.D.; Wm. Froehlich, Greenwood and Rudolph Froehlich, Chicago. Funeral services were held at the Baey-Lange Funeral Home and burial was made in Marshfield.
Wilding-Bohnsack, Emma nee FROEHLICH (c1883 - 1978)
Henry Bohnsack was born in Milford, Jefferson Co, Wisc, April 11, 1880 to Christian Wilhem and Ernestine Wilhelmine (Gruetzmacher) Bohnsack and grew to manhood there. He moved to Clark Co in 1903 where, in 1905, he married Miss Emma Froelich. Emma was born Nov. 1, 1878 (see note below regarding birth year). They moved on a farm in the town of Weston (sections 23 & 24), until Mr. Bohnsack's health failed. He underwent a surgical operation, but did not get permanent relief, compelling them to leave the farm and move to Neillsville in Mar of 1927. He died Dec 17, 1947 at 47 years, 8 months and 6 days of age.
His funeral was held at the Methodist Church in Neillsville. His wife, daughter, both parents and two bothers mourn his death. Burial took place in the Neillsville City Cemetery. His wife, Emma, married again to Mr. Wilding and died in Dec of 1978. She is buried in the Wilding plot of the Neillville City Cemetery. [Cemetery: Emma Froehlich Bohnsack Wilding b. 1 Nov 1878 (think 1878 is wrong as census puts c1883 as birth year as does parent's marriage date at UCC cemetery), d. Dec 1978.] [daughter Emma Bohnsack 11 Mar 1911 - 4 Dec 1983 married Ralph Alstot]
January 16, 1941: Mr. and Mrs. Jess Wilding spent Sunday at the Ralph Alstot home.
Bohnsack, Erma marriage 11 June 1931
Mr. Ralph Alstot and Miss Erma Bohnsack were united in marriage June 11, at the parsonage of the Union Church. The bride was attended by Miss Lucille Alstot, sister of the groom, and Mr. Floyd Alstot, the groom's brother, was best man. The groom is the son of Mrs. O. J. Alstot of the town of Grant. For the past four years he has been employed on the farm of Rush Hake in Grant. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Henry (Emma Froehlich) Bohnsack of Neillsville. For some time she has been employed as waitress at the Merchants hotel. For the present the young couple will live at the home of the brides mother.
FROEHLICH, August (12 June 1888 - 13 April 1906)
The following clipping from an Aberdeen, S. D. daily, the first dated Friday, April 13 and the second the day following, tell the sad news of August Froehlich's death. The body was brought home by the stricken father Monday. It was only a few weeks since August was home for a visit and left home in as good health apparently as anyone. The funeral was held at the West Side Church. The remains were laid to rest in the West Side Cemetery, Town of Warner, Clark Co. August Froehlich, a young fireman of the Milwaukee road, died this noon at St. Lucke's Hospital of hemorrhage of the stomach. His death was entirely unexpected, as he was thought to be well on the road to recovery from the effects of an operation for appendicitis which he underwent a week ago last Wednesday. His father Herman Froehlich of Greenwood, Wis., was with him at the time of his death. The deceased has two uncles in this city, Fred and Paul Froehlich. He has been firing a year and was lately admitted to the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen. He was about 19 years of age. The body will remain at Paul Froehlich's residence, 412 N. Kline Street, until its departure for Greenwood.
FROEHLICH, William (29 Oct 1893 - 6 Oct 1962)
Funeral services were held in Beaver Dam for William A. Froelich, 68, a former resident of Greenwood, Clark Co, who died Oct. 6, 1962. Burial was made in Barrington, Ill. Mr. Froelich was born Oct. 29, 1893 (to Herman and Alberine Froehlich), in Horicon. He resided in Greenwood and Barrington, Ill., before moving to Beaver Dam in 1959. He is survived by his wife, a son, Harold Froelich, Burnett; a daughter, Mrs. Evelyn Wolthausen, Barrington, Ill.; a brother, Rudolph Froelich, Chicago, Ill., and a sister, Mrs. George Wolich, Warner, S.D. Two brothers and a sister preceded him in death.
FROEHLICH, Eunice nee Richmond (4 Jan 1897 - 12 May 1981)
Funeral services were held at Overton Funeral Home in Janesville with burial in Evergreen Cemetery for Eunice Froehlich, 84, of Janesville, a former Greenwood, Clark Co area resident. Eunice Richmond was born in Sheboygan on Jan. 4, 1897. She was married to William Froehlich in 1919 in Greenwood. The couple farmed near Greenwood until 1951, when they moved to Beaver Dam. He passed away in 1962 and she lived with a daughter in Barrington, Ill. from 1970 to 1973, when she moved to Janesville. She is survived by one son, Harold of Johnson Creek, one daughter, Evelyn Walthausen of Barrington, Ill. One brother, William Richmond of Neillsville and one sister, Mary Carteron, Greenwood, also survive.
FROEHLICH, Evelyn E. marriage 20 Sep 1941
In a ceremony performed at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Froelich, Town of Warner (Clark Co., Wis.), Miss Evelyn Eunice Froelich exchanged vows with George Henry Wolthausen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mildred Wolthausen of Barrington, Ill., on Sept. 20, 1941. Miss Roslyn Wolthausen, sister of the groom, maid of honor, attended. Harold W. Froelich, brother of the bride, served as best man. The bride was graduated from the Greenwood High School and has been employed in Barrington for about two years. Mr. Wolthausen is a graduate of the Barrington High School. Upon their return from a short wedding trip, they will be at home to friends in Barrington, where the groom is employed as an insurance broker.
June 16, 1932: Mr and Mrs. Albert Froelich of Nebraska and children and Mrs. Roy Ferguson and baby, are visiting at John Ferguson, Roy Ferguson went by automobile to San Francisco and from here he will go to Alaska where has accepted a position as teacher in an Adventist School. Cannonville news [Related to preceding Froehlich family?]
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