John (1858 - 1937)
Surnames: SCHILLING LANG SEIPOLD VANDREEL SAZAMA STREG BARNER SCHMIDT HAMMERSCHMIDT SCHRAUFNAGEL FRANK KELLER WINK SCHMIELER TRINKLER STREG AYEN
----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 01/07/1937
Schilling, John (25 Apr. 1858 - 3 Jan. 1937)
John Schilling died at his home in Colby Sunday night shortly after seven o’clock at the age of seventy-eight years. He had been ill several months with bronchial sickness. Funeral services were conducted at St. Mary’s Catholic church in Colby at 9:30 this Thursday morning, Rev. L. J. Lang officiating, and internment was made in the Colby cemetery.
The deceased was born at Sheboygan on April 25, 1858, and was married in Calumet county to Miss Martha Seipold on April 26, 1887. They lived in Calumet county until forty-two years ago when they located on a farm in the town of Frankfort where they lived for thirty-three years. Nine years ago they sold the farm and moved to the city of Colby, Wisconsin.
The deceased is survived by nine children - Joe Schilling of Colby, Mrs. Henry Van Dreel of Colby, Mrs. John Sazama Jr., of Colby, Mrs. Theodore Streg of Milwaukee, Mrs. Henry Barner of Milwaukee, Mrs. Ervin Schmidt of Milwaukee, Jake Schilling of Colby, John Schilling of Edgar, Andrew Schilling of Colby. Also a sister, Mrs. Mary Hammerschmidt of Sheboygan and forty-one grand children and seven great grand children. One daughter, Mrs. Frank Schraufnagel, died in November, 1931.
Mr. Schilling was numbered among our early settlers, was a good Christian, an industrious worker and of a congenial disposition. His acts of kindness will be long remembered by members of his family.
----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 01/14/1937
Funeral services for John Schilling, whose death was reported last week, were held last Thursday morning at St. Mary’s Catholic church, Rev. L. J. Lang officiating, and internment was made in the Colby cemetery. Pall bearers were Jerome Van Dreel, Thomas Schilling and Emil, Alphonse, Cletus and Arthur Schraufnagel, all grand sons. Those in charge of the flowers were Mabel Schilling, Jane Schilling and Marie Sazama.
Out of town people here for the funeral were Miss Agnes Seipold and Mrs. Fred Frank and son, Larry, of Antigo, Mrs. Henry Keller and son, Joe, and Mrs. Albert Wink of Thorp, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Schmieler of Laona, Edward Schmieler of Edgar, Mrs. Floyd Trinkler of Stratford, Mrs. Ervin Schmidt, Mrs. Henry Basner, Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Schmidt, and Mrs. Theodore Streg of Milwaukee, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Ayen of Loyal and Emil Schraufnagel of Glidden.
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