Obit: Hess, Charles Frederick (1868 - 1915)

Contact: Stan 

Surnames: Hess, Wiabel, Bruenoehler, Conrad, Wotpol, Bulian

----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 06/10/1915

Hess, Charles (11 MAR 1868 - 8 JUN 1915)

Charles Hess, for many years a resident of this vicinity, died at his home in the town of Colby, Clark Co., Wis., Tuesday evening at 9 o’clock, of cancer of the stomach. The funeral will be held at the Emmanuel Reform Church at 2 p.m. Friday. He was forty seven years old. Obituary next week.

(Follow on in 6/24/1915 Colby Phonograph)

Charles Hess, who died at his farm in the town of Colby, Tuesday evening, June 8th, 1915, of cancer of the stomach, was born in Germany March 11th, 1868. He came to this country at the age of 15 years, settling in Waukesha County, Wis., where he resided until Dec. 1894, when he came to Colby and purchased and settled on the Margraf farm, where he continued to reside until his death. He was an industrious worker and highly esteemed by his neighbors and friends. He was united in marriage to Victoria Waibel in Sept. 1903, who with one son, and his daughter Edna by his first wife, survive to mourn his death.

Fred Hess and daughter of Watertown; Louis Waibel and wife, Mrs. Fred Conrad, and Miss Edna Hess, of Minneapolis; Mr. and Mrs. Will Conrad of Withee; Mr. and Mrs. Emil Schultz of Auburndale, were the out of town relatives who were here to attend the funeral which was held Friday afternoon, June 11th, from Emmanuel Reform Church, Rev. Bruenoehler officiating. Interment in Colby Cemetery.

Biographical Information

Bio: Hess, Charles Frederick (1868 - 1915)

Wisconsin Marriage Records

BioM: Waibel, Victoria (194)

Groom: Charles Frederick Hess
Birthplace: Germany, Europe
Bride: Victoria Wiabel
Spouse's Birthplace: Germany, Europe
Event Date: 01 Feb 1904
Event Place: Clark, Wisconsin
Father's Name: Ferdinand Hess
Mother's Name: Caroline Hess
Spouse's Father's Name: Bartholomus Wiabel
Spouse's Mother's Name: Rosina Wiabel
Race: White
Spouse's Race: White

BioM: Wotpol, Lien (1896)

Groom: Louis Waibel (Brother of Victoria Hess)
Bride: Lien Wotpol
Event Date: 06 Dec 1896
Event Place: Wood, Wisconsin
Father's Name: Baltis Waibel
Mother's Name: Rosie Rolet
Bride's Father's Name: William Wotpol
Brides's Mother's Name: June Bulian

Wisconsin Birth Records

Bio: Hess, Fredrick (birth 1904)

Name: Frederick Hess
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 31 Oct 1904
Birthplace: Town of Colby, Clark Co, Wisconsin
Race: White
Father's Name: Charles Hess
Father's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Name: Victoria Weibel
Mother's Birthplace: France

1905 Wisconsin State Census, Place: Colby town, Clark, Wisconsin, Page: 50

Victoria Hess, 22 yr. old white married female
Parent 1 Birthplace: Germany
Parent 2 Birthplace: Germany 

Household Members
Chas F Hess Head M 35y Germany
Wife: Victoria Hess Wife F 22y (1883) Germany (France)
Son: Fred C Hess S M 7m Wisconsin



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