Obit: Seibold, Andrew (1858 - 1944)
Surnames: SEIBOLD CONRAD DOLAN KUEHN LAABS KROKSON HUMMEL
----Sources: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) 07/06/1944
Seibold, Andrew (18 NOV 1858 - 28 JUN 1944)
Andrew Seibold was born at Bavaria, Germany on Nov. 18, 1858. He came to America with his father at the age of 8 years, and settled in Milwaukee, Wis. When he was 16 years old he came to Abbotsford, where he stayed with his sister and later came to Clark County where he was employed at the Harry Mead logging camp.
He was united in marriage to Lean Conrad of Mayville, Wis., on June 5, 1884. They settled on a piece of land in the town of Warner (Clark Co., Wis.) where they made their home for 44 years. In 1926 they sold their farm to their son John and built a home on an adjoining place. Here he lived until the time of his death.
To this union was born ten children. Mrs. Seibold passed away on June 10, 1931.
Mr. Seibold was again united in marriage to Mrs. Joseph Hummel of Oakfield, Wis., who survives him.
Surviving are the following children, Mrs. Robert (Louise) Dolan, Dodsland, Sask., Canada; Louie, Herschel, Sask., Canada; Harry, Jarvie, Alberta, Canada; Mrs. Hubert (Lena) Kuehn), Greenwood; Mrs. Alfred (Ina) Laabs, Stanley, and John on the home farm.
Four children preceded him in death, Mrs. Axel (Frony) Krokson, Cornell, on Aug. 27, 1935, and twin daughters and a son in infancy.
Mr. Seibold had been in good health until February when he was stricken with influenza and on June 23rd he became seriously ill with heart trouble and passed away on June 28, 1944.
Besides his family he leaves to mourn his loss 25 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, July 2nd at 1:30 p.m. from the Schiller Funeral Home and at 2:30 p.m. from the Braun Settlement Church, with Rev. B.M. Fresenborg officiating. He was laid to rest in the Braun Settlement (Forest Hill) Cemetery.
The pallbearers were Wm. Alperstett, Herman Damerow, Jake Speich, Ed Braun, Jim Metcalf, Gus Horn.
The following grandchildren had charge of the flowers: Marietta Laabs, Arlene Kuehn and Jeanette Seibold.
Those from away who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Laabs, Loretta and Delores, Stanley; Mr. and Mrs. Albert Strebe, Abbotsford, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Mews, Marshfield; Albert and Elmer Krokson, Cornell.
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