Obit: Blank, Louis
(1860 - 1930)
Surnames: BLANK SCHANZ WILL CONKLIN HETTIG
----Sources: COLBY PHONOGRAPH (Colby, Clark County, Wisconsin) 07/10/1930
Blank, Louis (1860 - 3 July 1930)
The remains of Louis Blank, age seventy, a former resident of this community, who passed away Thursday, July 3rd, at his home in Mellen, were laid at rest Monday morning in the Colby cemetery.
Funeral services were held Saturday morning at the Mellen Catholic church, with Father Schanz officiating, after which the body was brought here to lie in state at the Joseph Will funeral home until Monday morning. Joe Will went to Mellen Thursday afternoon after the remains.
Surviving members of the family are Earl Blank, Mellen, William Blank, Park Falls, and Mrs. James M. Conklin, Shorewood, besides two brothers, Paul of Hortonville, and Edward of Cushing, Okla., and a sister, Mrs. Lena Hettig, Milwaukee.
Relatives from out of town who attended the funeral were Mrs. James Conklin and son Jimmie of Shorewood, William Blank and family of Park Falls, Mr. and Mrs. John Will of Sheboygan.
*** Note: Mr. Blank’s year of birth is from the Colby - St. Mary’s cemetery index on this site.
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