Clarence W. (1906 - 1930)
Surnames: SCHOTTLER SCHOETTLER
----Sources: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 10/02//1930
Schottler, Clarence W. (27 MAY 1906 - 30 SEP 1930)
Clarence William Schottler, son of Mrs. Adam Schottler, residing two miles southwest of Withee (Clark Co., Wis.), died at the home of his mother, Tuesday evening shortly before seven o’clock following a heart attack which he suffered about three o’clock in the afternoon.
The young man had been employed on the farm of his mother, and was at work at the time he felt his first illness. He went to his home and laid down to rest, and as time went on the attack became more serious, and two doctors were summoned. However, the efforts to strengthen the heart failed and he passed away.
His father, Adam Schoettler, passed away one year and a day to the time of his death. He was an industrious young man, well liked by those who knew him, and he will be missed by his associates. Besides his mother he leaves to mourn, one sister, Mrs. Ed Mertens, residing near Withee.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday morning from the Sacred Heart Catholic Church at Withee, Rev. Father McGuire of Abbotsford officiating, and burial will take place in Riverside Cemetery.
(Follow on in 10/9/1930 Owen Enterprise)
Clarence Wm. Schottler was born at Withee, Wis., Clark County, May 27, 1906, and was the son of Adam N. and Emma N. Schottler, his father preceding him in death a year and a day ago. He was a graduate of the Withee High School, the class of 1925. He was a graduate of several correspondence courses, viz, The American School of Aviation in Chicago, The Pelman Institute of London and various courses in music, the piano and violin.
After graduating from high school, he was employed on the farm of his parents.
He was a member of the Catholic Order of Foresters, the St. Vincent Court at Thorp. He was also a member of the Sacred Heart Choir of Withee for eight and one-half years.
The funeral services were conducted Friday morning from the Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Withee, the Rev. Father McGuire officiating, interment being made at the Riverside Cemetery.
Many of his brother Foresters attended the funeral in a body and six of the younger members acted as pallbearers.
Relatives attending the funeral from out of town were: Mrs. E.J. Koenen and daughter Marcella, and son John, Mrs. Elmer Koenen, all of Milwaukee, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bornheimer of Athens and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bialczick of Medford.
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