Obit: Schulte, Robert #2 (1859 - 1940)
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Surnames: Schulte, Hoffmann, Kademan, Grambort, Franz, Feind, Fink, Tesmer, Janing, Weber, Schuh, Engel, Klingbeil, Bucholtz, Lipprandt, Awe, Zumach, Ecke, Neidlein, Prehn, Voes

----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 10/10/1940

Schulte, Robert (26 June 1859 - 3 Oct. 1940)

Funeral services for Robert Schulte, who died last Thursday morning after an illness of two years of old age complications, were held at the Zion Ev. Lutheran church Sunday afternoon, Rev. O. Hoffmann officiating, and internment was made in the Green Grove cemetery. Pall bearers were Ed. Kademan, Fred Grambort, Gust Franz, Charles Feind, Louis Fink and George Tesmer. Those in charge of the flowers were Burnita Wiegman, Delores Schulte, Audrey Schulte and Eunice Schuh.

The deceased was born in the town of Herman, Sheboygan county, on June 26th, 1859, thus reaching the age of 81 years, five months and eight days. He came to Clark county in April, 1879, and purchased 80 acres of virgin forests which, by hard and diligent work, he built into a splendid farm. He kept on adding to his farm until he had acquired 200 acres of farm land. He was married to Paulina Janing at Green Grove on July 1st, 1888, to which union five children were born. In 1926, Mr. and Mrs. Schulte retired and moved to Colby and in 1938 they celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on the home farm which is now being operated by their son, Otto.

The deceased is survived by his wife and four children, namely: Otto Schulte of Colby, Ernest Schulte of Milwaukee, Mrs. Allen Weber of Milwaukee and Mrs. Edward Schuh of Genoa, Ill. Also two sisters, Mrs. Paulina Engel and Mrs. Rosa Klingbeil of Chicago; two half brothers, Charles Schulte of Abbotsford and Arthur Schulte of Marathon; four half sisters, Louisa Bucholtz of Holcombe, Laura Lipprandt of Owen, Frieda Awe of Atwood and Delice Zumach of Sturtevant, Wisconsin; seven grand children and three great grand children. A daughter died in infancy.

Mr. Schulte was numbered among the old pioneers of this community and was well and favorably known here. He was a good Christian and citizen, of a hospitable disposition and honest in all his dealings.

Out of town people here for the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Allen T. Weber of Milwaukee, Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Schulte and daughter, Delores, of Milwaukee, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Schuh and daughter, Eunice, of Genoa, Ill., Mrs. Emery Schuh and daughter, Patricia, of Genoa, Ill., Mr. and Mrs. August Bucholtz and daughter, Leona, of Holcombe, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Schulte of Marathon, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ecke of Marshfield, Mr. and Mrs. John Neidlein, Jr., and daughter, Ione, of Spencer, Mrs. Louisa Prehn and Mrs. John Neidlein Sr., of Spencer and Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Voes of Dorchester, Wis.

 

 


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