Obit: Rhode, Karl Martin (1853 - 1917)

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----Source: LOYAL TRIBUNE (Loyal, Clark County, Wis.) 05/10/1917

Rhode, Karl Martin (5 NOV 1853 - 1 MAY 1917)

Karl Martin Rhode died at his home southwest of Loyal, Clark County, Wis. Tuesday morning, May 1, 1917, after an illness of one week, aged 63 years, 5 months and 26 days.

The deceased was born in Bobitz, Mecklenburg, Germany Nov. 5, 1853, came to America in 1881, settling first in Juneau, Dodge Co., later in Hartford. In 1899 he came with his family to Clark County, Wis., settling on the farm where he has lived ever since. In 1882 he was married to Miss Lizzie Henning and to this union was born six children, two having preceded him in death.

He leaves to mourn his loss, his wife, three sons, Edward, Arthur and Earl, one daughter, Mrs. Anna Meyer of Greenwood, Clark County, two brothers and one sister. He was a man that was respected by all. The funeral was held at the Lutheran Church on Thursday afternoon, Rev. E. Kemena officiating, and he was laid to rest in the Lutheran Cemetery. The sympathy of many friends is extended to the family in their bereavement.



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