Obit: Mellenthin, Frank (1889 - 1960)
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Surnames: MELLENTHIN KRUEGER SCHWANTES KRAUSE EWALD BRUESEWITZ SCHNEIDER SINGSTOCK SCHULTZ NEUMANN BORNOWSKI DIETSCHE GLAMAN KLEIN WEILAND EDBLOM EWERT RIPLINGER SLONIKER SNYDER MARX

----Sources: Marshfield News Hearld, (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) 12/20/1960

Mellenthin, Frank (19 July 1899 - 14 Dec. 1960)

Spencer, Wis. - Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at Trinity Lutheran Church for Frank Mellenthin, 71, who died Wednesday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield. The Rev. W. R. Krueger officiated and burial was made in the Trinity Lutheran cemetery at North Spencer.

Pallbearers were Norman Krause, Herbert Schwantes, Gordon Ewald, Ray Mellenthin, Arnold Mellenthin.

The Walther League choir sang "Asleep in Jesus" and "I’m But a Stranger Here" accompanied by Mrs. Arnold Bruesewitz at the organ.

Mr. Mellenthin was born in the town of Unity July 19, 1889. He farmed there until nine years ago, when he retired and moved to Spencer. His marriage to the former Delia Schneider took place April 29, 1914, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Riplinger.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Mrs. Milbert (Irma) Singstock, Wausau; four sons, Norman, Spencer; Donald, Salina, Kan.; Harold, Beaver Dam; and Lloyd, Anderson, Ind.; two brothers, Arthur, Spencer; and Otto, Marshfield; four sisters, Mrs. Martha Schwantes, Owen; Mrs. Amanda Krause and Mrs. Amelia Ewald, Spencer; and Mrs. Anna Schultz, Milwaukee; and 12 grandchildren.

A sister and two brothers preceded him in death.

Attending the services from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. Donald Mellenthin and family, Salina, Kan.; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Mellenthin, Mrs. Oscar Mellenthin and Walter Neumann and Sylvia, Beaver Dam; Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Mellenthin, Anderson, Ind.; Mr. and Mrs. Milbert Singstock and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bornowski, Wausau; Ray Mellenthin, Rockford, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Allen Dietsche, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Glaman, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Mellenthin and Mr. and Mrs. Leo Klein, Marshfield; Mrs. Tena Weiland, Mrs. Mary Weiland, Clarence Edblom, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Edblom and Mr. and Mrs. Arlyn Ewert, Unity; Hazel Riplinger, Riplinger; Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Schneider and Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Schneider, Manitowoc; Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Schneider, Reedsville; Bill Schneider, Sheboygan; Mr. and Mrs. Lester Schneider, Stratford; Mr. and Mrs. Ross Sloniker, Greenwood; Delbert Sloniker, Stetsonville; Mr. and Mrs. John Marx and Mr. and Mrs. Herman Singstock *** The rest of the article is cut off and unavailable at the time of transcription.

1910 Federal Census, Unity, Clark, Wisconsin, family # 35, page # 12

Frank W Mellenthin, white, single, male:
father's birthplace: Germany
mother's birthplace: Germany

Household Members
self Frank Mellenthin M 57y Germany
wife Albertin?A Mellenthin F 48y Germany
son Herman Mellenthin M 22y Wisconsin
son Frank W Mellenthin M 20y Wisconsin
son Albert H Mellenthin M 18y Wisconsin
son Otto A Mellenthin M 14y Wisconsin
son Arthur H Mellenthin M 14y Wisconsin
Dellie Snyder F 16y Wisconsin

 

 


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