Obit: Schwarze, Paul (1887 - 1920)
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Surnames: SCHWARZE ABEL RAATZ

----Sources: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) 03/04/1920

Schwarze, Paul (2 NOV 1887 - 27 FEB 1920)

Paul E. Schwarze, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Schwarze of this city (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.), died at the Public Health Hospital at Chicago, Friday, Feb. 27, 1920, after an illness of short duration, the cause of death being meningitis.

Deceased was born on a farm near Greenwood, Nov. 2, 1887. In 1905 he graduated from the LaCrosse Business College, after which he went back to work on the farm for several years. He then worked at the Big Store, one year after which he again attended college at LaCrosse and in 1911 graduated from the shorthand course. He then worked for the Mitchell Brg. Co. at LaCrosse for 6 months as bookkeeper, after which he was bookkeeper for the Northwester Railway at Baraboo for 2 years. He then accepted a position at Bayfield on the Indian Reservation as chief clerk for the government where he worked for 3 years. The remainder of his life he spent in Chicago being chief clerk in the aviation department.

Paul Schwarze was considered as one of the substantial and coming young men who was rapidly making his mark in this world. He was a kind and loving son and brothers, as well as a great favorite among his associates.

The body was sent to this city for burial, arriving here Monday. The funeral was held this, Thursday, afternoon at one o’clock from the house, the body was then taken to the West Side Church where funeral services were held, conducted by Rev. Hall. After the services at the church the Mason’s took charge of the body for burial, of which order he was a member, being a 32nd degree Mason.

He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John H. Schwarze, and four brothers and two sisters, who are, William, Edward, Alfred and Arthur Schwarze, and Mrs. Wm. Abel, all of Greenwood, AND Mrs. R. Raatz of Beaver Dam, Wis., who was here to attend the funeral. He also leaves many other relatives and a host of friends. The bereaved parents and relatives have the sympathy of the entire community.

 

 


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