Obit: Schmidt, Fred H. (1890 - 1960)

Contact:  Crystal Wendt
Email:  crystal@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Source: newspaper clipping, Unknown location and date

Surnames: Schmidt, Muche, Johnson, Stein, Phipps, Gottschalk, Polinski, Redman

Rites Set for Area Resident Fred H. Schmidt Dies at Age 69

Colby -- Fred H. Schmidt, 69, route 1, Unity, Wisconsin, died of complications at his home Monday afternoon.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Lulloff Funeral Home here with the Rev. William Christian of the Zion Lutheran Church officiating. Burial is to be in the Loyal Cemetery.

The body is reposing at the Lulloff Funeral Home.

Mr. Schmidt was born Dec. 3, 1890, Eldorado. He received his education at Oakfield. His marriage to the former Emma Mae Schmidt took place at Eldorado on June 18,1913. They came to Clark County in 1932 and had farmed in the Colby are since. He had resided at his present home one year.

Surviving are his wife, five daughters, Mrs. Alfred (Elsie) Muche, Mayville; Mrs. Spencer (Lydia) Johnson, Marshfiedl; Mrs. Nick ( Catherine) Stein, Madison; Mrs. Judson (Lucille) Phipps, Granton; Mrs. Carl (Gladys) Gottschalk, Unity; three sons, Henry Schmidt, Lublin; Fred Schmidt Jr., Iron Ridge; Lester Schmidt, Horicon; 35 grandchildren; one great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Gust Polinski, Oakfield; Mrs. Otto Redman, Brandon, and two brothers, Henry Schmidt, San Diego, Calif., and Louis Schmidt, Oakfield.

Two children and two brothers preceded him in death.

** Personal notations; Now Emma Schmidt maiden names changes through out the years from Smith to Schmidt. Still working on finding out what her maiden name really was. I believe it was Smith. And Polinski is really spelled like this Polinske.

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Re: Obit: Schmidt, Fred H. (1890-1960)

Contact: OTTO HERMAN SCHMIDT
Email: SCH.GLUV@YAHOO.COM

MY GRANDFATHER'S FATHER WAS HENRY C. SCHMIDT, BOTH BURIED IN PETERSVILLE, TEXAS (HOCHEIM PRAIRE)TEXAS.(SONS OF HERMAN CEMETARY). MY GRANDFATHER PASSED AWAY WHEN MY DAD WAS NINE YEARS OLD, HIS NAME IS MELVIN JOSEPH SCHMIDT BORN IN DE WITT COUNTY, CUERO TEXAS.(DECEASED). WE HAVE ALWAYS RESIDED IN CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS. PLEASE FORWARD ANY INFORMATION YOU MAY HAVE ON MY FAMILY.THANK YOU, MS. GAY NELL SCHMIDT

 

 


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