Obit: Audorff, August O. #3 (1904 - 1967)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Audorff, Emmerman, Studniebka, Smith, Maslanka, Lewandowski, Drehmel, Reinke, Tallman, McElhannon, Steinke, Noel, Garbisch, Thompson, Jensen, Witley, Bensen, Schnurr, Amerman, Bezyak, Mayenschein, Reineke, Napicht, McQuade, Burgi, Karl, Mathews, Opelt, Milbreit, Wetzel, Kieser, Burtness

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

Audorff, August O. (28 November 1904 - 9 October 1967)

Funeral services are to be held Friday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. from the Calvary Lutheran Church in Neillsville for August O. Audorff, 62, of Rt. 3 Neillsville, who died Monday in Superior. The Rev. E. G. Burtness will officiate. Burial will be made in the Butlerville Cemetery, near Thorp.

August O. Audorff was born November 23, 1904, in Clark County. He was the son of the late John and Meta (Emmerman) Audorff. He received his education in the rural schools of Clark County. He was engaged in farming and did construction work.

He w as married October 16, 1928, in Neillsville to the former Rosa *Studniebka. In 1942 the family moved to the Neillsville area, where they farmed. Mr. Audorff also hauled milk for the old Neillsville Milk Products co-operative. For several years he had been employed on road construction work, in which he was engaged at the time of his death. (*this name was somewhat blotchy, so trust that I spelled it correctly.)

He was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church; International Union of Operating engineers, Local No. 139.

Mr. Audorff is survived by his wife; three children, Mrs. Lawrence (Geneva) Smith of Augusta; Mrs. Bertha Maslanka, and Mrs. Donald (Midge) Lewandowski, Rockford, Ill.; and three brothers, Ledwig, Cornell; Johanas and Ernest, both of Cadott; 15 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

The body will be taken from the Georgas Funeral Home at 12:30 p.m. Friday to the church, where it will lie in state until the time of the service.

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 10/19/1967

Funeral services were held Friday Afternoon from Calvary Lutheran Church in Neillsville, for August O. Audorff, 62, who died October 9. The Rev. E. G. Burtness officiated and burial was made in the Butlerville Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife; three daughters, Mrs. Lawrence (Geneva) Smith, Augusta, Mrs. Bertha Maslanka, and Mrs. Donald (Midge) Lewandowski, Rockford, Ill.; and three brothers, Ledwig, Cornell and Johanas and Ernest, both of Cadott.

Pallbearers were: Arnold Karl, Frank Maslanka, I. B. Mathews, Robert Opelt, Harold Milbreit and Otto Wetzel. Frederick Kieser sang, “How Great Thou Art” and “Abide with me” accompanied by Mrs. E. G. Burtness.

People from out-of-town here for the service included: Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Smith and family of Augusta; Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Smith and family of Black Rive r Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Drehmel, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Smith of Augusta; Mrs. Bertha Maslanka, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Lewandowski; Frank Maslanka, of Rockford, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Allen Reinke of Aberdeen, S. D.; Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy E. Audorff of Norfolk, Va.; Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Audorff, Mr. and Mrs. Ledwig Audorff of Cornell; Mrs. Ruth Tallman of West Chicago, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Chester Audorff of Jim Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Marvin McElhannon of Muskogee, Okla.; Mrs. David Steinke of Fall Cr eek; Mr. and Mrs. Edward Noel, Mr. and Mrs. Johanas Audorff, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Audorff and Mr. and Mrs. John Audorff of Cadott; Mrs. Ruben Garbisch of Granton; Mr. and Mrs. Anton Thompson, Mrs. Charles Jensen, Lydia Witley of Elroy; Bessie Bensen of Mauston; Charles Schnurr, Lorraine and Mrs. Agnes Schnurr of Kendall; Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Amerman of Viola; Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Smith of La Crosse; Mrs. John Bezyak, Mrs. Curt Mayenschien, Mrs. Arthur Reineke of Thorp; Mrs. Wm. A. Napicht, Robert McQuade of Sheboygan and Mrs. Burgi of Rice Lake.



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