George J. (1871 - 1936)
Surnames: STERZINGER LANG FRANE KRAUS BAUERS YELKE POKALLUS NIGGEMANN HAINZLSPERGER JICINSKY ALLER HART SCHUELLER KLIES KRIEGER KOENIGS KERN NOLL DAHLKE SCHEIBE
----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 01/30/1936
Sterzinger, George J. (3 Jan. 1871 - 22 Jan. 1936)
Funeral services for George J. Sterzinger, who passed away last Wednesday evening, Jan. 22, complications of ailments of six and one-half weeks duration being the cause of his death, were held at St. Mary’s Catholic church Saturday morning, Rev. L. J. Lang officiating, and internment was made in the Colby cemetery. Pall bearers were L. W. Frane, C. J. Kraus, Alphonse Bauers, Sam Yelke, Emil Pokallus and Conrad Niggemann.
The deceased was born in Bavaria, Germany, Jan. 3, 1871, thus reaching the age of sixty-five years and nineteen days. He came to the United States in 1874 and lived in Milwaukee until 1883 and then came to Colby. He was a mason by profession but worked at the Colby box factory the past eighteen years. He was married to Lena Hainzlsperger at Colby, Wisconsin, on Jan. 21, 1902. He is survived by his widow, one daughter, Mrs. Ferdinand Jicinsky of Stratford, and three sons, Frank G., of the town of Hull and George, Jr., and Arthur, at home. One daughter, Magdalene, preceded him in death. Other survivors are three sisters and three brothers, namely: Mrs. Matt Aller, Sr., of Colby, Mrs. Theresa Hart of West Allis, Wis., Mrs. Barbara Schueller of Milwaukee, Joe Sterzinger of Colby, Mike Sterzinger of Milwaukee and Frank A. Sterzinger of Colby. Also five grandchildren - Ambrose, William and Robert Sterzinger of Colby and Kenneth and Charles Jicinsky of Stratford.
Out of town relatives here for the funeral were Mrs. Barbara Schueller, Mike Sterzinger, Mrs. Frank Klies, Mrs. William Krieger, Mrs. Henry Koenigs and son, Harry, Mrs. Alvin Kern and Mr. Edwin Noll, all of Milwaukee, Mrs. Theresa Hart of West Allis, Mrs. John Sterzinger of West Allis, Mrs. Lawrence Noll of Oak Center, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jicinsky, Sr., and son, Junior, of Stratford, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Dahlke and children and Miss Attina Dahlke of Edgar and Mrs. Henry Scheibe of Edgar.
The deceased has always been a faithful Christian, an industrious worker and at all times always considered the welfare of his family before thinking of his own comforts.
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