Obit: Backhaus, Ernest F (1898 - 1967)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Backhaus, Poler, Walsh, Koehler, Schwawolter

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 9/28/1967

Backhaus, Ernest F (3 June 1898 - 24 September 1967)

Funeral services were held Tuesday evening from the Georgas Funeral Home for Ernest F. Backhaus, 69, of Rt. 3 Neillsville, who died Sunday in Marshfield following an illness of several months. The Rev. W. C. Koehler of the United Church of Christ officiated. The body was taken Wednesday morning to Kewaskum, where graveside services were held at 1:30 p.m. at the Peace Lutheran Cemetery. The Rev. Daniel Schwawolter officiated at these services.

Mr. Backhaus was born June 3, 1898, in Wauwatosa. He received his education in schools in Campbellsport and Kewaskum. He did farm work and worked at the West Bend Aluminum Company. He came to Clark County in 1948, settling in the Town of Washburn.

He was married on January 2, 1945, to the former Ardis Poler in West Bend.

Survivors are his wife; a sister, Mrs. Buehl (Isabell) Walsh of West Bend; two brothers, Ruben of Calumetville, and Robert of Watertown.



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