Adolph (1864 - 1942)
Surnames: Fischer, Hoffmann, Baumgart, Baum, Weller, Fiend, Franz, Schwantes, Urban, Schulte, Diedrich, Lukowicz, Krueger, Prange, Van Rooy, Dietrich, Willhite, Schultz
----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 08/06/1942
Fischer, Adolph (3 Oct. 1864 - 30 July 1942)
Adolph Fischer died at his home in Colby last Thursday night at about 8:30 o’clock at the age of 77 years, gallstones and complications being the cause of his departure. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the Zion Ev. Lutheran church in Colby, Rev. O. Hoffmann officiating, and internment was made in the Colby cemetery. Pall bearers were Godfrey Baumgart, R. E. Baum, Henry Weller, Charles Fiend, Gust Franz and W. F. Schwantes. Those in charge of the flowers were Dolores Schulte, Lorraine Diedrich, Jane Lukowicz, Hazel Krueger. All the children were here for the funeral.
The deceased was born in Germany on October 3, 1864, and married Miss Elizabeth Urban there on Oct. 9th, 1892. They came to the United States in 1907 and lived in the state of Kansas until 1915 when they moved to Unity, Wis. For the past 23 years, they lived in the city of Colby, Wis.
Surviving besides his widow are five sons and four daughters - Herman of Westboro, Fred of Rib Lake, Carl, Walter and William of Colby, Mrs. Anna Prange of Unity, Mrs. E. C. (Marguerite) Schulte and Mrs. Lambert (Edna) Van Rooy of Milwaukee and Mrs. Fred (Lena) Dietrich of Colby, Wis. Five children preceded him in death.
Out of town people here for the funeral besides the children were Mrs. Adolph Schultz and son, Fred, of Spencer and Mr. and Mrs. L. Willhite and family of Abbotsford, Wis.
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