Obit: Bailing, Fred (1844 - 1931)

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Surnames: Bailing, Habeck, Storm, Gall, Kuemichel, Roesler, Bowers, Motzkus, Bouberstein

----Source: Neillsville Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 10 Dec. 1931

Bailing, Fred (24 Oct. 1844 - 4 Dec. 1931)

Fred Bailing died at the Home for the Aged at Belle Plaine Minn., Dec. 4, 1931, where he had been for the past six years and a half.

He was born in Germany Oct. 24, 1844, and had reached the age of 87 years, 2 months and 20 days, at the time of his death. He served in the German-French War of 1870-’71, and was married in Germany to Wilhelmina Habeck in 1873. In 1883 they came to America and settled at Dale, Wis. They came to Clark county 41 years ago and secured land in the town of Seif where they established their home. His wife died about 16 years ago. For 8 years he made his home with his daughter Mrs. Florentina Storm, and then went to live at the Home for the Aged, remaining there until his death. He is survived by four daughters: Hattie, Mrs. Theo. Call; Amelia, Mrs. Jos. Gall, both of Neillsville; Leona, Mrs. Kuemichel and Florentina, Mrs. August Storm, both of Marshfield. He leaves also 17 grandchildren and three great grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Chas. Roeseler, of Dale, and many other relatives.

The funeral was held at the home of Mrs. Theo. Gall and at Globe Lutheran Church, Dec. 7, Rev. Motzkus officiating. Six grandsons, William and Alfred Storm, August, William and Carl Kuemichel, all of Marshfield and Arthur Gall of Neillsville.

The flower girls were Norma Roesler a niece and three granddaughters, Evelyn, and Dorothy Gall and Mrs. Wm. Storm.

Those from away who attended the funeral were Mrs. Chas. Roesler and children, Arnold and Norma Roesler of Dale; Mrs. Wm. Bouberstein of Hortonville; Mr. and Mrs. Herman Bowers of New London; Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Kuemichel, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Storm, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Storm, all of Marshfield.

 

 


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