Obit: Schmidt, Clement T. (1927 – 1973)


Surnames: Schmidt, Fechhelm, Wehlacz, Kotecki, Berg

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 22 Nov 1973

Schmidt, Clement T. (6 Jun 1927 – 15 Nov 1973)

Clement T. Schmidt, 46, former Thorp resident, now residing in Junction City, lost his life in a truck accident when his fuel and gasoline transport truck tipped at Wausau on Thursday, November 13, 1973 and burned.

Clement was born June 6, 1927 at Thorp. He served 4 years in the Navy in World War II, after which he spent 2 years in California. On January 3, 1951 he was united in marriage to Jean Fechhelm at St. Lawrence Church, Minneapolis. They resided in Thorp until 7 years ago, when they moved to Junction City, where he was owner and operator for Indianhead Trucking, Inc.

Funeral services were held Monday, November 19, 10:00 a.m. at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Junction City, with Rev. Donald Berg officiating. Interment was made in the parish cemetery.

Surviving are his wife, Jean; two sons, David Schmidt of Plover and Daniel at home; two daughters, Sandy and Sue at home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank J. Schmidt, Thorp; two brothers, Clifford Schmidt and Clarence Schmidt, Thorp, and one sister (Luretta) Mrs. Edwin Wehlacz, Thorp.

One sister, Evelyn Kotecki, preceded him in death.



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