Obit: Herdrich, Oscar (1876 - 1938)
Contact:  Audrey Roedl


----Sources: The Loyal Tribune 21 July 1938

Herdrich, Oscar (22 MAR 1876 - 18 JUL 1938)

It came like a shock to his family, relatives and friends, when they learned of the sudden departure of Oscar Herdrich Monday about 4:30. He was stricken with a heart attack from which he never recovered.

Oscar Herdrich was born in Columbus, Nebraska on March 22, 1876. When still a baby he moved with his parents to the town of Sherman, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin where he grew to manhood. As a young he worked six years in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In 1899 he came to Clark County where he purchased a farm south of Loyal. He was united in marriage to Mary Paetow on Dec. 26, 1900 at Sheboygan Falls, Wis. They settled on his farm which was their home until 11 years ago when they moved to the village of Loyal. It was at the farm where his son Herbert lives, that he passed away at the age of 62 years, 3 months and 19 days.

He leaves to mourn his loss, his wife, two sons, Reno of the town of Beaver and Herbert of the town of Loyal, one daughter Norma, (Mrs. Wm. Tucker), of the town of Eaton and six grand children, also two brothers, Otto of Burnardville, N. J., and Ed. of Collville, Washington, besides many other relatives and friends and friends. His parents, one brother and two sisters preceded him in death.

He was a member of the Modern Woodman of America.

Funeral services were held Thursday, July 17th, 1:30 P. M. from the home and 2:00 P. M. from the Methodist church, Rev. R. J. Fleming officiating. Burial was in the Loyal cemetery.

The pall bearers were Frank Bauer, Aug. Luber, Geo. Tucker, Dick Gotter, Joe Wedl, and Arthur Darton.

Mrs. J. Zenz, Sr., Mrs. F. Bauer, Mrs. V. Millard, Mrs. G. Tucker, Mrs. W. Walls, and Mrs. A. Darton acted as flower girls.

Mr. Herdrich was a kind and loving husband and father; a man of high ideals and a true, Christian character. His loss will be sadly mourned by his family and relatives as well as by all others who knew him.

Those who attended the funeral from away were as follows: Mr. and Mrs. Sam Herdrich and Mrs. Chas. Stouts of Batavia, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Steuerwald, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Weinhold, Mrs. Julius Benke, Mrs. F. DeSombre and Mrs. C. Benning of Sheboygan; Mrs. Ray Littlefield of Sheboygan Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Uhrig of Calvary; Mrs. V. G. Dietz of Chicago; Mrs. Chas. Steuerwald, Mrs. Elsie Reine, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Drescher, Mrs. Carl Drescher, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Gerherd and Mrs. Alvin Eisentraut, all of Neillsville; and Mrs. John Syth of Greenwood; Mr. and Mrs. Art Klimmer of Marshfield; and Mr. and Mrs. Bert Brouette of Waupaca.



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