Obit: Witt, Charles F. (1864 - 1944)

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Surnames: Witt, Goetsch, Schwamer, Zaska, mcClintock, Scheer, Bohl, Reehl

----Sources: Scrap book one: by Elsa Lange Hardrath & Dorthaleen Edwards Hardrath Contributed by Halbert "Bud" Hardrath

Witt, Charles F. (21 Feb. 1864 - 21 Aug. 1944)

UNITY, WIS. - (Special) - Charles F. Witt, 80, of Unity, Wisconsin, died at 6:25 p.m. Monday, Aug 21, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield, of complications following a fractured hip.

The body will lie in state at the Central Wisconsin Co-operative Funeral Home, Marshfield, beginning at 7 o’clock tonight. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock at the South Green Grove St. Luke’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, the Rev. M. C. Goetsch officiating. Interment will take place at Appleton Thursday, Aug. 24, 1944.

Mr. Witt was born in Meckleburg, Germany, Feb. 21, 1864, and was married at Ellington in February, 1882, to Caroline Schwamer, who died 38 years ago.

Mr. Witt came to America with his parents when he was four years old, settling near Clayton. He grew to manhood near Appleton, and in 1914 moved to a farm in Clark County, where he lived until he was hospitalized April 25.

Surviving are seven children, Edward Witt, Thorp; Charles Witt, Unity; Arnold Witt, Gilman; mrs. Charles (Norma) Zaska, Milwuakee; Ervin Witte, Thorp; Mrs. Clarence (Marie) McClintock, Milwaukee; and Harry Witt, Owen; six sisters and brothers, Fred Witt, Loyal; John Witt, Norfolk, Neb.; Mrs. Sophia Scheer, Curtiss; Mrs. Anna Bohl, Appleton; Mrs. Mary Reehl, Black Creek; and Miss Emma Witt, Milwaukee; ** Rest cut off. ***

Additional note in margin

-Father-in-law to Mrs. Hilda Ida Witt



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