William #2 (1900 - 1937)
Surnames: SCHMELZER SCHMUTZLER HOFFMANN BARTS SACHSE GRAUMANN OLSON REYER SAZAMA BREHM WITTE MUHLE BOHL DUNN
----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 03/11/1937
Schmelzer, William (30 Nov. 1900 - 10 Mar. 1937)
Wm. Schmelzer, well known farmer of the town of Hull, died suddenly Wednesday morning at the Owen hospital following an operation for a ruptured appendix. He had been ill but a few days. Funeral services will be held Sunday at the residence at 1:30 P.M. and at St. John’s Ev. church at Colby at 2:00 P.M. Internment will be made in the Colby cemetery.
The deceased was born in Germany Nov. 30th, 1900, and came to the United States with his brother Jan. 26, 1926. He was married to Evelyn Schmutzler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Schmutzler, in Colby, in 1932.
He is survived by his widow, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Julius Schmelzer and two brothers, Fred and Ernest.
The deceased was a good Christian, an industrious worker and of a friendly disposition. His many friends were sorry to hear of his sudden departure to the distant shore.
----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 03/18/1937
Funeral services for William Dean Schmelzer, whose death was reported last week, were held at St. John’s Evangelical church in Colby Sunday afternoon, Rev. J. J. Hoffmann of Medford officiating, and internment was made in the Colby cemetery. Pall bearers were Harvey Barts, Edwin Graumann, Lawrence Olson, Carl Reyer, William Sachse and Matthew Sazama. Those in charge of the flowers were Lydia and Lila Barts, Kathleen Brehm, Verena Graumann, Dorothy Olson and Ione Witte.
Out of town people here for the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Schmutzler, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Muhle and Mrs. Fred Bohl of Beaver Dam, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. George Schmutzler and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Schmutzler and sons of Marathon, Wis., and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Dunn and Jerry of Marshfield, Wis.
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