Obit: Brewer, Paul H. (1873 - 1948)
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----Sources: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark Co., Wis.) 06/18/1948

Brewer, Paul H. (26 Apr. 1873 - 9 Jun. 1948)

Paul H. Brewer, 75, Unity, Wisconsin, died at his home last Wednesday morning, June 9th, at 12:15 A.M. The cause of his death was heart trouble and dropsy.

Funeral services were held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Colby at 9:30 Saturday morning. He was laid to rest in the Colby Cemetery. A rosary service was held at the funeral home Friday evening. Rev. Nicholas Beschta officiated at the funeral.

Mr. Brewer was born in Germany April 26, 1873. He came to America at the age of 16 and made his home with an uncle, Carl Hoffman. On May 10, 1904, he was married to Mrs. Hedwig Miller of Colby. He resided on a farm south of Unity for 44 years.

He was a member of the Catholic Church and the Foresters.

Surviving are his wife and five children, Anton Brewer and Mrs. Elizabeth Greenwood of Milwaukee; Mrs. Peter (Agnes) Dunnigan of Wisconsin Rapids; Joe Brewer of Marshfield, and Ben Brewer of Unity. Also surviving are three step-children; Ernest Miller of Riplinger; Mrs. Meta Saunders, Milwaukee; and Reuben Miller of Chicago. There were 13 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends from out of town who attended the funeral we

Re: Mr. and Mrs. Jack Saunders, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Greenwood and sons, Kenneth, Wayne, Donald and Gary, and Anton Brewer, all of Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Miller of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Brewer and daughters, of Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. Peter Dunnigan and children; Edward, James, John and Marilyn of Wisconsin Rapids; Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Miller and son Paul of Riplinger; Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hoffman and Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Copet of Fond du Lac and Mrs. Lillian Copet and daughter, Cecliy, of Portage.

Pallbearers were Peter Anflebeck and Tony Hoffman of Colby, Leo Hebert, Albert Hoffman, Lewis Hartl and Ed. Feit of Unity.



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