Obit: Phillippi, John (1842 - 1917)

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----Source: COLBY PHONOGRAPH (Colby, Wis.) 07/26/1917

Phillippi, John (26 NOV 1842 - 22 JUL 1917)

John Phillippi was born in Prussia, Germany, Nov. 26, 1842 and died July 22, 1917. He came to Wisconsin fifty-two years ago and was married to Miss Kathryn Baer in 1866, who preceded him in death five years ago. Deceased has been a resident of Colby, Wis. for the past forty years and during the past several years has made his home with his daughter, Mrs. L. W. Frane, where he died.

Mr. Phillippi was the father of nine children, Peter of dale; Nick oof Neillsville; Kathryn of this city; Mike of Merrillan; Mrs. L. W. Frane of this city; and John M. of Lake Villa, who survive him, and Anton, Mrs. Wm. Burmeister and Mrs. Frank Chase, deceased.

Besides the children, two sisters, Mrs. Mathew Mauer Sr. and Miss Mary Phillippi of Appleton, survive him.

The funeral was held from St. Mary's Church yesterday morning at 9:30, burial taking place in Colby St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery.

Those from out of town who were here to attended the funeral were: Peter Phillippi and daughter Adell of Dale; Mr. and Mrs. M. Phillippi of Merrillan; John M. Phillippi of Lake Villa; Nick Phillippi of Neillsville and Wm. Burmeister and daughter Anita of Park Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kanter and daughter May, and Mesdames Knoedler and Keefe of Mosinee.



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