Obit: Rahn, Ernst O. (1877? - 1939)
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Surnames: Rahn

----Sources: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) Thurs., 17 Aug. 1939

Rahn, Ernst O. (4 March *1877 - 15 Aug. 1939) *(According to the Sheboygan County Birth Index & the cemetery index.)

O. Rahn, Town of Green Grove farmer, father of Register of Deeds Henry Rahn of this city, passed away at the Marshfield Hospital at 7:45 Tuesday morning after a five weeks’ illness. Mr. Rahn was *72 years of age. He came to Clark County 37 years ago from Sheboygan County. He operated a farm in the town of Green Grove and also worked on a road grader for the county.

Mr. Rahn leaves two sons: Edmund, at home, and Henry. His wife passed away August 18, 1930.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday from the farm home and at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church at Green Grove, interment taking place in the cemetery there.

*In the original copy of the obituary it clearly shows the age as being 72, but with the birth year found in the cemetery index it shows Mr. Rahn being born in 1877; as he couldn’t have been 72 years old at the time of his death.

 

 


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