Obit: Backhaus, Ernest F. #3 (1898 - 1967)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Backhaus, Kapfer, Poler, Petermaun, Williams, Vandeberg, Lindau, Carl, Mildebrath, Cassam, Carstensen, Gorbet, Scott, Koehler

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 10/12/1967

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

Funeral services were held September 26, at the Georgas Funeral Home for Ernest F. Backhaus, 69, of Rt. 3 Neillsville, who died September 24 in Marshfield. The Rev. W. C. Koehler of the United Church of Christ officiated. The body was taken to Kewaskum the following day for graveside rites at 1:30 p.m.

Pallbearers were: Donald Lindau, Harry Carl, Herb Mildebrath, Harley Cassam, George Carstensen and George Gorbet. Mrs. W. C. Koehler sang, “In the Garden” and “Good Night and Good Morning,” accompanied by Mrs. Jess W. Scott.

People from away here for the funeral service were: Mr. and Mrs. Ruben E. Backhaus and Warren Backhaus of Malone; Mr. and Mrs. Albert Kapfer of West Bend; Mr. and Mrs. Chester Poler, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Poler and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Poler of West Bend; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Backhaus and family of Watertown; Lorina Petermaun of Kewaskum; Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Williams and Mr. and Mrs. Ollie Poler of Granton, and Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Vandeberg of Wisconsin Rapids.



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