Schraufnagel, Alois H. (1879 - 1932)
Surnames: SCHRAUFNAGEL BLISH BRAUN FRANZ NAGEL APFELBECK CRAMER SCHMIDT AMUNDSON HANNE WEIX WILKINS ALEXANDER GALLOWAY MISSLICH SCHRAUF
----Sources: COLBY PHONOGRAPH (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 10 Mar 1932
Schraufnagel, Alois H. (8 June 1879 - 7 Mar. 1932)
Alois H. Schraufnagel passed away Monday morning, March 7th, 1932, at 5:30 A.M., complications of several months duration being the cause of his departure to the distant shore. Funeral services will be held this Thursday afternoon, March 10th, at the home and at the Methodist church, Rev. F. M. Blish officiating, and internment will be made in the Colby cemetery. The pall bearers are Otto Braun, Henry Franz, Arthur Nagel, August Nagel, Ben Apfelbeck, and Chelsey Cramer. The flower girls are Elva and Grace Schmidt, Ruth Amundson and Lila Hanne.
The deceased was born in the town of Hull on June 8th, 1879, thus reaching the age of fifty-two years, eight months and twenty-seven days. He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schraufnagel and the maiden name of his mother was Mary Weix. He was married to Miss Alice Elizabeth Wilkins, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Wilkins, in Colby on April 23, 1903, who survives him.
This union was blessed with six children, namely: Elmer, Abbotsford; Mrs. Peter Alexander, Jr., Glidden, Wisconsin; Mrs. V. E. Galloway, Chicago; Floyd, Eldred and Bobby, at home. His death is also mourned by the following brothers and sisters: Norbert, Frank and Leonard, Colby, Joseph, Michael and Henry, Glidden, Wisconsin; Mrs. Theo. Misslich and Mrs. Hubert Schrauf, Richland Center, Wis.
The deceased was a prominent farmer of the town of Hull and was well known and respected by his neighbors and friends as a devoted husband and father, to his friends the soul of fellowship. His life was gentle, but, like the still waters, it was deep. His casket was covered with the most beautiful floral designs fingers ever wrought which showed the esteem in which he was held.
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