John P. (1858 - 1937)
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Surnames: Breseman, Beer, Buth, Anding, DeKarske, Lindow, Yorkston, Lautenbach, Schlinsog
----Sources: Neillsville Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 6 Jan. 1938
Breseman, John P. (*24 Oct. 1858 – *29 Dec. 1937)*Taken from the Zion American Lutheran Cemetery Index
John P. Breseman, who had been a resident of Clark County for 50 years, passed away at the home of his son, William, in the town of Grant at the age of 79.
Mr. Breseman was born in Washington County, Wisconsin, in 1858. When a young man he worked on the Mississippi River boats. After his marriage to Miss Pauline Beer April 27, 1886, he settled on a farm in the town of Grant. Here the couple lived until 1918, when they moved to Granton, where Mr. Breseman operated a shoe repair business, and, after the death of his wife on Feb. 13, 1930, he retired and lived with his children.
Deceased held a number of town offices and also served on the school board. He was a member of the American Lutheran Church, where the funeral was held Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock, the Rev. J. G. Buth officiating.
Three children survive him: Mrs. Richard Anding, Altoona; William E. Breseman, Granton; and Mrs. Henry DeKarske, Belgium, Wis. He also leaves four grandchildren, one great-grandchild; two brothers, Henry Breseman, Chili and Theodore Breseman, town of Lynn, and two sisters, Mrs. Emil Lindow, town of Lynn, and Mrs. Kate Yorkston of Neillsville, Wis.
Six of his nephews acted as pallbearers: Raymond Lindow, Ed Lautenbach, Edward Breseman, Louis Breseman, Walter Schlinsog, and Arthur Lautenbach.
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