Obit: Trachsel, Jacob (1880 - 1928)

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----Source: NEILLSVILLE PRESS (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 10/18/1928

Trachsel, Jacob (27 JAN 1880 - 9 OCT 1928)

Jacob Trachsel, a prominent and highly respected resident of Humbird, Clark County, Wis., passed away at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire, Oct. 9, 1928, aged 48 years, 8 months and 13 days.

Mr. Trachsel was born in Switzerland and came to Wisconsin when a young man, working at his trade of cheesemaker in Green County. He came to Humbird in 1912. For some time past he was manager of the Humbird Cheese Co. Mr. Trachsel was a prominent member of the Reformed Church, helped to organize a church at Postville before coming to Humbird, and was an Elder in the Humbird Church. He was a charter member of the Humbird Odd Fellow Lodge and was active in all community affairs.

He leaves his wife and six children: Fred, Hedwig, Ethel, Martha and Lillian of home and Emma, Mrs. Wm. Theiler of Humbird, who was a former teacher in the Indian School in Neillsville.



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