Obit: Bannach, Joseph (1850 - 1931)

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----Sources: The Loyal Tribune 08 October 1931

Bannach, Joseph (13 MAR 1850 - 28 SEP 1931)

Joseph Bannach was born in Danzig, Germany on March 13, 1850 and died at the home of his son John Bannach of this village on Monday morning, September 28, 1931, at 9:30, after an illness of one week.

Before coming to this country the deceased served two years in the German army, which country was at that time at was with France. He came to the United States in 1874 and settled in Milwaukee, Wis. where he was married to Mary Tadroske, who preceded him in death on Sept. 29, 1901. This union was blessed with one son.

In 1883 Mr. and Mrs. Bannach moved to Marathon City, Wis., where they purchased a hotel and later a farm near that place.

Since the death of his wife in 1901 Mr. Bannach made his home with his son at Stratford, later coming to Loyal.

He is survived by his son, John of this village, 6 grand children and five great grand children.

Funeral services were held at St. Balthasar’s Church Thursday morning, the Rev. A. J. Aurit officiating. The body was taken to Marathon City for burial where it was placed beside that of his wife. Rev. Daniels of Marathon City performed the last rites at the cemetery.

The pall bearers were Joseph Bertz, Joseph Wedl, Joseph Becker, Joseph Andraska, Joseph Hecker and Joseph Davel.

Those from away who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Smaglik of Custer, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. A Nowak of Wausau and Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Becker and daughter of Harvey, Ill.



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