Obit: Lipke, Carl (1842 - 1927)

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----Source: NEILLSVILLE PRESS (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 10/13/1927

Lipke, Carl (12 MAY 1842 - 9 OCT 1927)

Carl Lipke, an old resident of the town of Levis, Clark County, Wis., passed away at his home Sunday morning, Oct. 9th, 1927, after suffering from a stroke.

Mr. Lipke was a strong healthy man until a week before his death.

Carl Lipke was born at Brandenburg, Germany, May 12, 1842. When 25 years of age, he was married to Anna Goebel. In 1880 Mr. Lipke left for America, stopping at Green Bay. Two years later Mrs. Lipke joined him there. In 1882 they went to Hatfield, Wis., where Mr. Lipke worked on the section. Later they settled on a farm in Levis. There both Mr. and Mrs. Lipke stood many hardships. Mrs. Lipke preceded him in death seven years ago. Since then Mr. Lipke and his youngest son Max stayed on the place alone.

Six children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Lipke: Emma, Mrs. Robert Bruss; Lena, Mrs. Alfred Schnabel, and Max at home. Two children died in infancy. He also leaves 14 grandchildren.

The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home of Henry Lipke, Rev. Caleb Hauser officiating.



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