Obit: Tuchscher, John (1881 - 1943)

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Surnames: Tuchscher, Martens, Stoflet, Gruber, Kanetzger

----Source: Millie Lee's collection of news articles

Tuchscher, John (7/28/1881-8/15/1943)

John Tuchscher, 62, of Rte 3, Marshfield, died of pneumonia yesterday morning at 7:15 o'clock at a Madison hospital, where he had been a patient the past seven weeks. He had been in poor health since last winter.

The body will lie in state at the Rembs Funeral Home after 7 o'lock Thursday evening and until the time of the funeral services, and the general rosary service will be held at the funeral home Friday evening at 8:30 o'clock.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday morning, Aug. 21, at 9 o'clock at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church. The Rev. Edmund Cramer will officiate at the Requiem High Mass, and burial will be made in the Catholic cemetery at Hillside.

Mr. Tuchscher was born in Marathon County July 28, 1881, and received his education at St. John's Parochial School. He was married Nov. 26, 1912, to Gertrude Martens at St. Stephen's Church, Chili, by the Rev. Fr. Mueller. For 10 years Mr. Tuchscher worked as a carpenter in the Town of Fremont, and then operated a farm there.

He is survived by his wife, two daughters, Mrs. Donald (Eleanor) Stoflet and Miss Hilda Tuchscher, both of Marshfield; one son, Pvt. Norbert Tuchscher, stationed somewhere in Alaska; a brother, Alois Tuchscher, Milwaukee; and two sisters, Mrs. Mary Gruber, Milwaukee, and Mrs. George (Rose) Kanetzger, Hubertus.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, William and George; a sister, Elizabeth; and a daughter, who died in infancy.



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