Obit: Kuehl, William F. (1892 - 1924)

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----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 05/22/1924

Kuehl, William F. (31 MAR 1892 - 17 MAY 1924)

William Friedrich Kuehl, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Kuehl, was killed suddenly about nine o'clock on Saturday morning last at his farm home in the town of Hixon, Clark County, Wis., southwest of Withee, by a charge of dynamite while engaged in blasting stumps. He was born in the town of Worden, Clark County on March 31, 1892, and grew to manhood here. On Aug. 15, 1923 he was united in marriage to Miss Maud Winterer of the town of Butler and soon after purchased the farm where he has since resided. He was a man with a host of friends and well liked by all. He leaves to mourn his untimely death, his wife, parents, Mrs. and Mrs. John Kuehl, brothers, Hugo of Thorp, Theo. Of Valley City, N.D., August and George of Thorp, and one sister, Miss Agnes Kuehl of St. Paul, all of who were present at the funeral, which took palce from the M. E. Church here on Tuesday afternoon, Rev. J. A. Benson officiating. Burial followed the services in the Thorp Village Cemetery. Deceased faithfully discharged his duties by serving during the World War and many ex-servicemen and local Legion members attended the funeral. The pallbearers selected from among his friends were as follows: Peter and Emil Hanks, Charles Henkins, Max Schultz and Robert and Casper Haas.



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