Obit: Brenner, Andrew (1866 - 1923)
----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 11/08/1923
Brenner, Andrew (8 APR 1866 - 4 NOV 1923)
Andrew Brenner, a resident of the town of Thorp, Clark County, Wis. since 1900, died at his home in that town on Sunday last, of liver complaint and asthma. He was born in Buffalo Co. April 8, 1866. Deceased leaves his wife and eleven children. The funeral will be held this (Thursday) morning from St. Bernard's Church.
(Follow on in 11/15/1923 Thorp Courier)
Andrew Brenner, a resident of the town of Thorp, died at his home here last Sunday, Nov. 4, 1923, aged 57 years, 6 months and 27 days. He had been in failing health for several years, due to asthma and other ailments. Mr. Brenner was born in Buffalo Co., Wis., April 8, 1866. On Oct. 2, 1892 he was married to Alma Wieland of Sheboygan. They made their first home at Tower, Minn., where he worked as a butcher until 1900, when they came to Thorp and entered the employ of Herman Friess in the meat business for 6 years during which time he bought his present farm and moved onto it in 1908. Mr. Brenner was a hard working and prosperous farmer. He erected every building and did all the clearing on his farm. He also took part in all public affairs, serving two years on the school board and eight years on the town board. He was a good citizen, a devoted husband and a kind and indulgent father. He leaves to mourn his death his wife and fourteen children, all who are living: Walter, Alfred, George living near home, Mrs. Frank Swinton of Gilman, Mrs. Herman Raether of Bellinger, Willis, Floyd, Louisa, Florence, Clara, Freddie, Rosmond, Lucille and Leroy, still at home. Funeral services were held at St. Bernard's Catholic Church Thursday, Nov. 8, Rev. John Neises officiating. The remains were laid to rest in the Catholic Cemetery at Thorp.
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