Obit: Garbisch, Arnold (1897 - 1972)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Garbisch, Helm, Wenck, Opelt, Ross, Walkenhauer, Marshall, Montag, Roehrs

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 5/25/1972

Garbisch, Arnold (18, August 1897 - 15 May 1972)

Funeral services for Arnold Garbisch, 74, of Granton, who died May 15, while visiting at the home of a son, Erlin, at Slinger, were held Thursday, May 18, at 2 p.m. from Zion Lutheran Church in Granton. The Rev. Roland Roehrs officiated and burial was made in the church cemetery. The Gilbertson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Garbisch was born August 18, 1897, in the Town of Grant. His marriage to the former Gertrude Helm took place June 2, 1920, at Granton. The couple farmed for 12 years before moving to Granton where he was engaged in the plumbing and electrical business. Mr. Garbisch was a member of Zion Lutheran Church.

Survivors in addition to his wife, include three sons: Leland and Marvin of Granton and Erlin of Slinger; two daughters, Mrs. Marvin (Lorraine) Wenck of Woodstock, Il, and Mrs. Douglas (Joyce) Opelt of Granton; 18 grandchildren. He is also survived by four sisters, Mrs. Henry Helm and Mrs. Louis Helm of Granton, Mrs. Hugo Ross of Sun Prairie and Mrs. Alfred Walkenhauer of Burnett; and by two brothers, Daniel and Edward, both of Granton.

Pallbearers were: Llew Wenck, Willard Wenck, David Garbisch, Kirk Garbisch, Scott Garbisch and Larry Marshall. The congregation sang “I am but a Stranger here” and “I Know that My Redeemer Lives”. Mrs. Harold Montag was the organist.



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