Obit: Dehne, William (1875 - 1934)

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----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 01/04/1934

Dehne, William (9 Mar. 1875 - 3 Jan. 1934)

William Dehne, who suffered a stroke about a year ago, passed away Wednesday evening at 8:00 o’clock. Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. at the Immanuel Reformed church, Rev. H. K. Hartman officiating, and internment will be made in the Colby cemetery. Obituary will be published next week.

----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 01/04/1934

Funeral services for William Dehne, whose death was reported last week, were held at the Immanuel Reformed church Sunday afternoon, Rev. H. K. Hartman officiating, and internment was made in the Colby cemetery. The pall bearers were: Carl Dehne, Peter Dehne, Henry Dehne, Edward Dehne, Gustav Stockmeier and Rev. O. Stockmeier. The flower girls were: Margaret Dehne, Gertrude Dehne, Edna Stock and Gertrude Stock.

The deceased was born in Town Centerville, Mantitowoc county, Mar. 9th, 1875, thus reaching the age of fifty-eight years, nine months and twenty-four days. He was married to Rosa Stockmeier at Newton, Wis., December 3, 1903, and they moved onto a farm one mile north of Curtiss in 1909 where they farmed until 1913 when they moved onto a farm three and one-half miles northeast of Abbotsford, Wis. In 1915, they moved to Colby. The deceased quietly passed away Wednesday, Jan. 3, 1934, hardening of the arteries being the cause of his departure to the distant shore. He had been ill twenty-two months.

He is survived by his widow, two children, Meta Dehne, at home, and Roland Dehne of Chicago, Ill. Also four brothers and five sisters, namely - Henry Dehne of Medford, Wis., Ed. Dehne of Colby, Peter and Carl Dehne of Newton, Wis., Mrs. Aug. Hintz, Mrs. Herman Monk, Mrs. Wm. Stock of Newton, Wis., Mrs. Art Gabsch of Cleveland, Wis., Mrs. Art. Ervin Gabsch of Sheboygan, Wis.

The deceased was a good Christian, a faithful member of the Reformed church, a devoted husband and a kind and indulgent father. He was a man who united sound sense with strong convictions but still was of a congenial disposition and a man of excellent habits.

The out of town people here for the funeral were: Roland Dehne of Chicago, Ill., Rev. C. Stockmeier of Holgate, Ohio, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dehne and family and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Duebner of Medford, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kanter and Mr. and Mrs. August Stockmeier of Manitowoc, Mrs. August Goeke, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Goeke and family, Mr. and Mrs. William Kuester and family, Mr. and Mrs. Gottlieb Kuester and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Busch and family, all of Greenwood, Mr. and Mrs. John Brown of Abbotsford, Mr. Ernest Grotegut and Mrs. Arthur Gabsch of Cleveland, Wis., Mrs. Ervin Gabsch of Sheboygan, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Monk, Mr. Carl Dehne and sons, Emil, Lester and Arnold, Mr. Peter Dehne and daughter, Margaret, Mr. Wm. Stock, Mr. and Mrs. Gust Stockmeier, Mr. Frederick Stockmeier, Mrs. August Hintz, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Rodewald, Mrs. Arthur Schomburg and Mr. Edgar Jacobi, all of Newton, Wis.



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