Obit: Ehlert, Karl (1854 - 1916)

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----Source: LOYAL TRIBUNE (Loyal, Clark County, Wis.) 03/23/1916

Ehlert, Karl (6 AUG 1854 - 19 MAR 1916)

Mr. Karl Ehlert, an old resident of this vicinity, passed away in death Sunday evening, March 18, 1916, at 10:00 o'clock, at his home one mile east of Loyal, Clark County, Wis. He had reached the age of sixty-one years, seven months and thirteen days.

Karl Friedrich Ehlert was born on Aug. 6, 1854 at Schoenhagen, Pommern, Germany and was united in marriage Oct. 2, 1879. This union was blessed with eight children, of which one died in infancy. In 1881 the family moved to America and at first made their home in Dodge County, from where they moved to Loyal in 1882, since which time he has been a resident of this vicinity.

Deceased was a sufferer for many years from cancer. He was a kind and affectionate father, a good neighbor and a faithful Christian. His life was a continuous round of good and faithful work for the welfare of his family, in whose hearts his memory will ever linger.

He leaves to mourn his death, his wife, seven children, who are, Mrs. Wm. Rossow, Mrs. Edward Komis, Emma, Frank, Herman, Otto and Albert Ehlert, two brothers, August Ehlert of Beaver Dam, Wis. and William Ehlert of the town of Loyal, two sisters, besides a host of other relatives and friends.

The funeral was held yesterday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock, from the Lutheran Church, Rev. E. Kemena officiating.



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