Obit: Baumgart, Godfrey (1883 - 1948)
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Surnames: BAUMGART HOFFMAN PRANGE MATHIESON LULLOFF MATHESON POKALLUS PUNKE MAX LAMONT SORENSON FLINK KOWALK SACHSE GOTTSCHALK HEDERER YOUNG EDER AUGUSTINE MAJESKI SELL WIEDENHOEFT DRAEGER

----Sources: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark Co., Wis.) 07/30/1948

Baumgart, Godfrey (22 Feb. 1883 - 28 Jul. 1948)

Godfrey Baumgart, 65, Unity, Wis., passed away Wednesday afternoon at 3:15 o’clock at his home in Unity. The cause of death was cancer and dropsy.

Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 1:30 from the Lulloff Funeral Home where the body will lie in state, and at 2 o’clock at the Zion Lutheran Church. Rev. O. Hoffman will officiate at the services. Burial will be made in the Colby cemetery.

Mr. Baumgart was born February 22, 1883 in Germany and came to the United States in 1884 with his parents. They lived in Colby for a number of years, then moved to the farm north of Unity where he made his home until 1945 when they purchased a home in Unity.

He was married in 1903 to Minnie Prange in Colby.

Mr. Baumgart was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Colby.

Surviving besides his wife are 4 sons, Ted and Orville of Colby; Fred of Owen and Ervin of Wisconsin Rapids; and one daughter, Helen, of West Bend. There are also two brothers, Charles of Fifield and Otto of Colby; and two sisters, Mrs. Mary Mathieson of Watsonville, California and Mrs. F. W. Lulloff of Colby; 6 grandchildren also survive.

One son preceded him in death.

----Sources: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark Co. Wis.) 08/06/1948

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at 1:30 from the Lulloff Funeral Home and 2 o’clock from the Zion Lutheran Church for Godfrey Baumgart who passed away last Wednesday afternoon at his home in the village. Rev. O. Hoffman officiated at the services and burial was in the Colby cemetery.

Pallbearers were Emil Pokallus, Frank Punke, John Max, Angus Lamont, Paul Pokallus and John Sorenson.

Flower girls were Donna Baumgart, Darlene Flink, Garnette Kowalk, Betty Kowalk, Arlyle Sachse, Lucille Gottschalk, Audrey Hederer, Shirley Young, Clare Eder, Hildegard Augustine.

Out of town persons attending the funeral were Miss Helen Baumgart, West Bend; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Matheson, Watsonville, California; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Punke, Park Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Max Prange, Fond du Lac; Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Prange and son, Digeland, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Baumgart, Fifield; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Baumgart, Owen; Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Baumgart and Mr. and Mrs. F. Majeski, Mr. Antone Majeski, Wisconsin Rapids; Mr. and Mrs. Otto Baumgart, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Baumgart and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Orville Baumgart, Mr. Ted Baumgart, Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Lulloff, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sell, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Eder, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Sachse and Arlyle, Mrs. Fred Baumgart, Mrs. Anna Wiedenhoeft, Mrs. Fred Kowalk and family, Miss Audrey Hederer, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Draeger, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Pokallus, Mrs. Martha Weller, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Prange, Mrs. Anna Prange and Herbert, Mr. and Mrs. C. Augustine, all of Colby.

 

 


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