Obit: Bielke, William #2 (1864 - 1936)

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Surnames: Bielke, Brandt, Kobs, Schauer, Calkins, Meyer

----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 01/16/1936

Bielke, William (25 Mar. 1864 - 15 Jan. 1936)

William Bielke, 73 years old, died at his home near Abbotsford at nine o’clock Wednesday evening. Mr. Bielke had been ill for about a week.

Funeral services will be held from the Christ Evangelical Lutheran church here at two o’clock Saturday afternoon. The Rev. J. Brandt will officiate.

----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 01/23/1936

Funeral services for William Bielke, 71, who died at his farm home, three miles east of Abbotsford Wednesday night, were conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. from Christ Evangelical church, with the Rev. J. Brandt officiating. Internment was made in the Abbotsford cemetery.

Mr. Beilke was born in Germany on March 25, 1864. At the age of three he came to America with his parents, who settled on a farm in the town of Rockland, Calumet county. In 1895 he was married to Miss Bertha Kobs, who preceded him in death on June 4, 1935. Mr. Bielke was a resident of Abbotsford for the past 23 years.

Six children survive: Louis, Harry, and Adolph, at home; Mrs. Wm. Schauer, Owen; Miss Mabel and Arthur at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. There are three grandchildren. A sister, Mrs. Charles Calkins, Antigo, also survives.

Among those from out of town here for the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Bielke and Miss Mabel Bielke, Milwaukee; William Meyer, Neenah; Mr. and Mrs. William Schauer and son of Owen.



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