Obit: Kleinschmidt, Edward (1892- 1978)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Kleinschmidt, Franke, Fenske, Grottke, Faber, Noble

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 3/09/1978

Kleinschmidt, Edward (22 August 1892 - 5 March 1978)

Edward Kleinschmidt, 85, Granton, was found dead at his home early Sunday morning. He was born August 22, 1892, in the Town of Lynn, and received his education there and was married there to Ida Franke on May 29, 1918. The couple lived on a farm in the Town of Fremont until 1960, when they moved to Granton. He served on the Forestside School Board and on the Fremont town board.

He is survived by five sons, Guy of Wausau, Roy of Marshfield, and Silas, Glen and Norbert, all of Chili; one daughter, Mrs. Herbert (Idora) Fenske of Chili; 20 grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and one brother, Arthur of Wausau. He was preceded in death by his wife in 1975, one sister and an infant brother.

Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the Gilbertson Funeral Home in Granton with the Rev. William Noble. Burial was in the Windfall Cemetery in Granton.

Mrs. Henry Grottke was the singer and Mrs. Norman Faber the organist. Pallbearers were Eddie, Ronald, Larry, Randy, Scott and James Kleinschmidt.



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