Obit: Baeschlin, Martin (1898 - 1919)



----Source: CLARK COUNTY REPUBLICAN & PRESS (Neillsville, Wis.) 07/10/1919

Baeschlin, Martin (3 OCT 1898 - 18 JUN 1919)

Martin Baeschlin, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Baeschlin, of the town of Eaton, Clark County, Wis., was drowned while swimming in an irrigation canal near Huntley, Mont., June 18, 1919. He was born in the town of Eaton Oct. 3, 1898, attended country school and graduated from Greenwood High School in June 1917. In Feb. 1918 he went to North Dakota and worked on a large dairy farm, later going to Montana, where he got a position on the U.S. Experimental farm. He was intending to com home soon to help through haying at the home farm.

His remains were brought to Greenwood, where the funeral was held June 24th.

Martin was a young man of splendid character and his life was full of promise. His mother, who was Mathilda Fricke, who formerly lived here. The many friends of the family here will feel the keenest sympathy for them in their bereavement.



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