Obit: Molle, Arnold (1917 - 1970)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Molle, Ruhbush, Klessig, Olson, Schuette, Phillips

----Sources: Scrap book one: by Elsa Lange Hardrath & Dorthaleen Edwards Hardrath

Contributed by Halbert "Bud" Hardrath

Molle, Arnold (4 Feb. 1917 - 3 June 1970)

Spencer - Arnold Molle, 53, of Spencer, died Wednesday evening at St. Joseph’s Hospital at Marshfield. He had been admitted to the hospital earlier in the day after suffering an apparent heart attack at his home.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church with the Rev. William Ruhbush, pastor, officiating. Burial will be made in St. Luke’s Cemetery at Green Grove.

Friends may call at the Jasperson Funeral Home from Friday until 11 a.m. Saturday, and then at the church.

Mr. Molle was born Feb. 4, 1917, at Green Grove, where he also received his education. His marriage to Miss Eleanor Klessig took place at Withee Sept. 15, 1937.

After their marriage the couple farmed in the town of Beaver until 1961, when they moved to Spencer. At the time of his death he had been employed by the Johnson Silo Company at Colby.

Survivors include his wife, two daughters; Mrs. Donald (Shirley) Olson, Loyal and Mrs. Delbert (LaVonne) Schuette, Unity; a son, Roger, Milwaukee; 11 grandchildren; and two sisters, Mrs. Irene Schuette, Genoa City; Mrs. Vernette Phillips, Chicago; and a brother, Alfred Molle, Withee.

He was preceded in death by a daughter and a brother.

*Death date was hand written in margin.

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Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Spencer, for Arnold Molle, 53, who died Wednesday evening.

Rev. William Ruhbusch, Pastor officiated and burial was made in St. Luke’s Cemetery at Green Grove.

Pallbearers were: Ernest Molle, Albert Klemke, Elmer Schutte, Harley Witt, Harold Hardrath and Henry Rinehart.

Mrs. Russell Lang sang "Rock of Ages" and "Asleep in Jesus" accompanied by Mrs. Arnold Bruesewitz at the organ.

Mr. Molle was born February 4, 1917, at Green Grove, where he received his education. He was married to Miss Eleanor Kessig, who survives.

After their marriage the couple farmed in the Township of Beaver until 1961 when they moved to Spence. He had been employed by the Johnson Silo Company at Colby until his death.

Survivors besides his wife are two daughters, Mrs. Donald (Shirley) Olson, Loyal, and Mrs. Delbert (LaVonne) Schutte, Unity, one son, Roger, Milwaukee; eleven grandchildren, two sisters, Mrs. Irene Schuette, Genoa City, Mrs. Vernetta Phillips, Chicago, and a brother Alfred Molle, Withee.

He was preceded in death by a daughter and a brother.

 

 


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