Obit: Poppe, Ernest G. #2 (1865 - 1939)
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Surnames: Poppe, Ozias, Scheuerman, Moen, Wells, Bolt

----Sources: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 08/03/1939

Poppe, Ernest G. #2 (7 DEC 1865 - 27 JUL 1939)

Funeral services for Ernest G. Poppe were held Monday at two p.m. at the Griebenow-Weirich Funeral Parlors. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Rev. P.F. Pfaffman officiating. Singers were Mrs. Martin Haas, Mrs. Lucius Bowen, Mrs. Harry Thorson and Mrs. Joe Wnukowski.

Pallbearers were George Vollrath, Charles Buss, William Tisdale, William Gautsche, Lynn Hodnett and Ed Langfeldt.

Seven grandchildren acted as flower girls. They were Leatha and Irma Shores, Joyce Wells, Anna Mae Moen, Beverly, Opal and Delia Poppe.

Ernest G. Poppe was born Dec. 7, 1865 in Poole, Ontario, Canada. At the age of nine he came to Clark Co., Wis. with his parents..

In June 1892 he married Josephine Ozias. To this union nine children were born, two of whom preceded him in death.

Mr. Poppe passed away at his home in the Town of Longwood (Clark Co., Wis.) on July 27, 1939, at the age of 74 years, 7 months and 20 days.

He leaves to mourn, his wife, two sons, Dan and Rob; five daughters, Mrs. John Scheuerman, Mrs. Olaf Moen, Mrs. George Wells of Footville; Mrs. Cecelia Bolt of Chicago and Grace at home. Also four brothers, William of Marble, Minn., John, Charley and Henry of Longwood; and also 28 grandchildren.

He was a member of the Longwood Congregational Church since it was first organized and his faithfulness and earnest efforts and generosity will be greatly missed by the whole community.

Relatives and friends from away attending were Mr. and Mrs. George Wells and children of Footville; Mr. and Mrs. Verne Wells of Brodhead; Luke Obern and Mrs. Jack Plant of Oshkosh; Mr. and Mrs. William Poppe, Mrs. Warren Poppe and daughter, Verna, Leonard Demento, all of Marble, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Albert Ozias of Muskegon, Heights, Mich.

 

 


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