Obit: Sternitzky, James (1837 - 1920)

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----Source: Clark County Republican & Press (Neillsville, Wis.) 10/21/1920

Sternitzky, James (APR 1837 - 13 OCT 1920)

James Sternitzky, a well known and highly respected retired pioneer farmer of the town of Lynn, Clark County, Wis., answered the final summons at his home here at at 7:15 a.m. Wednesday morning. Mr. Sternitzky was born in Germany in April of 1837 and came to this country with his parents in the summer of 1840. The parents first settled in Buffalo, N.Y., coming to Clark County and the town of Lynn first in 1856, and located on a 200 acre tract in Sec. 8. Charles, an older brother of James, bought this tract from the Government and resided there until his death about 20 years ago.

Deceased was married to Miss Mary Hetzel of Racine Co., at Almond on Feb. 11, 1872, and is survived by his wife, one son, Fred, of the town of York, by four daughters, Gradel, Mrs. Jake Breseman, Emma, Mrs. W. Westbroker and Miss Martha of Marshfield, and Susan, Mrs. Will Van Ryne of Kewaunee, Ill., by ten grandchildren and by 15 great-grandchildren.

Deceased also is survived by three brothers, William, Ernest and Henry, all highly respected, well known residents of the town of Lynn. (Granton News)



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