Frederick Karl (1862 - 1940)
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Surnames: Selk, Manley, Knigge, Rab, Luehis, Muir, Behling, Deischsel, Lindow, Nebel, Schlilling
----Sources: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) Thurs., 7 March 1940
Selk, Frederick Karl (8 May 1862 - 26 Feb. 1940)
Funeral services for Frederick Karl Selk, who passed away at his home in West Fremont Tuesday, February 26, were held at Immanuel Evangelical Church Friday at 2 p.m., Rev. E. P. Manley officiating. Interment took place in the Yolo Cemetery. Mr. Selk was the father of Joseph Selk of Neillsville, Wis.
Mr. Selk was born in Chicago, May 8, 1862. On March 16, 1889, he was married to Miss Minnie Knigge in the state of Illinois, where they resided until 1906 when they came to the town of Fremont and purchased a farm one mile west of Chili. In 1914 they sold the farm and moved to the village where they have since made their home. The departed had been a member of the Evangelical church there since 1938.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Minnie Selk, Neillsville; Mrs. A. J. (Minnie) Rab, Chicago Heights, Ill.; Mrs. Carl (Gertrude) Luehis, Mosinee; Mrs. Ben (Lena) Muir, Mrs. William (Linda) Behling, Nasonville, and Mrs. Wallie (Luella) Deischsel, Marshfield.
A quartet, consisting of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lindow, Henry Nebel, Mrs. F. L. Schilling, sang, "Abide With Me," and "Golden Harps."
Pallbearers were six grandsons, Alvord Selk, Merlin Muir, James and Willard Behling, and Harold and Robert Luehis, Olive Muir, Audrey Luehis, Lawrence Behling, and Stanley Luehis, grandchildren, carried flowers.
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