Obit: Woik, Ernst (1885 - 1961)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Grosshuesch, Winter, Ebeling, Liepke, McLaughlin, Medeley

----Sources: Scrap book two: by Erna Schenk Price, contributed by Halbert "Bud" Hardrath

Woik, Ernst (19 April 1885 - 1961)

Colby - Ernst Woik, 76, of route 1, Owen died of a heart ailment at the Havenet Nursing Home at 6:40 p.m. Saturday.

Funeral services will be held at the First Evangelical and Reformed Church at 2 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Victor Grosshuech will officiate and burial will be made in the Green Grove Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Lulloff Funeral Home.

Mr. Woik was born in the town of Green Grove April 19, 1885. He was married to the former, Iva Winter Dec. 24, 1921m in Springfield, Ill. Mr. Woik farmed in the town of Green Grove until 1948 when he retired but continued to reside in the township. He had served as town assessor, president of the Central Livestock Shipping Association and a member of the board of directors of the Marathon-Clark Cooperative.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Ralph, route 1, Owen, and Robert, Rubicon, two daughters, Mrs. Arlan (Violet) Ebeling, Wausau, and Mrs. Ray (Olga) Liepke, Owen; three brothers, Anton and Paul, both of route 1, Owen, and Alvin, Owen; two sisters, Mrs. John McLaughlin, Los Angeles, Calif., and Mrs. Frank Medeley, Owen; and 10 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters.



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