Obit: Lindekugel, Carl J. (1854 - 1931)

Contact: Audrey Roedel


----Sources: The Loyal Tribune 07 January 1932

Lindekugel, Carl J. (8 OCT 1854 - 29 DEC 1931)

Carl Julius Lindekugel, a prominent resident of Clark County for the past fifty years was born Oct. 8th, 1854 at Johnson Creek, Jefferson County, Wisconsin.

And as peaceful as the life he lived, thus was that sleep when he took that journey to Eternity, Wednesday morning, Dec. 29, making his age 77 years, 2 months and 21 days. He was stricken with a stroke on Dec. 17th, from which he never regained consciousness.

In early infancy he was baptized, confirmed and has been a faithful member of the local Lutheran Church for the past twenty-eight years.

The funeral services were held January 2nd at 2 o’clock, Rev. Leschensky officiating. The body was laid to rest at the Union Cemetery in Loyal.

When coming to Clark County im1884 he purchased 160 acres of timberland in the town of Sherman and being a carpenter by trade, he worked at that in the summer and cleared his land in the winter With years of hard labor he soon acquired a farm. He quit his trade and with the aid of his sons devoted his time to farming.

He had a wide acquaintance and a quiet disposition made him have many friends who will miss him as well as his fellow neighbors.

He was supervisor of the town of Sherman several years and held office of assessor for two years.

He married Emily Sophia Deering at West Bloomfield, Wis., which union was blessed with six children, Paul who died in infancy, Richard died during the World’s War, and his wife fifteen months ago preceding him to eternity. He leaves to mourn his loss four children namely Mrs. Clara Luther of the town of Sherman, Mrs. Anne Kadolph of Hartford, Wis., Theodore of the town of Sherman and Oscar on the home place. He also leaves two brothers, Wm. Of Poysippi and Fred of New London, Wis., ten grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends who have our heartfelt sympathy.

The flower girls were Verna Luther, Florence Luther, Adeline Luther. Janet Luther, Bernice Kadolph, Eleanor Lindekugel, Arlene Lindekugel, Ruth Lindekugel, Sophia Voight and Mildred Buss.

The following acted as pall-bearers: John Knoll, Carl Schorngrund, Gust Voight, Fred Strege, Herman Bruss and Alfren Oestreich.

Those from out of town who attended the funeral were Mrs. Max Kadolph and daughter of Hartford, Mrs. Otto Lanpop and son of Kenosha, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Stredlow and son, Ed. Lindekugel, Herman Grambsch all of Poysippi, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Tractke and son of Arpin, Mrs. Fred Lange and son Paul of Ashippun, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Keuthe and son, Mr. and Mrs. John Landpap of Marshfield, Mr. Harold Keuthe of Spencer.



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