Obit: Miller, Charles (1886 - 1943)

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Surnames: Miller, Grether, Neuhaus, Gray, Strade, Baumgart, Kademan, Keller, Voightlander, Steinwand, Becherer, Clark, Botterud, Goetz, Everett, Ledfors, Ladwig, Dedering, Oehldrich, New, Baumgartner

----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 02/04/1943

Miller, Charles (15 Mar. 1886 - 29 Jan. 1943)

Charles Miller of the town of Mayville died Friday noon at the Wisconsin General Hospital in Madison at the age of 56 years, tumor of the brain for three months and bronchial pneumonia for six days being the cause of his death. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the Lulloff Funeral Home at Colby at 1:30 o’clock and at the First Ev. and Reformed church at 2:00 o’clock, Rev. D. Grether officiating. Pall bearers were Herbert Neuhaus, Herbert Gray, Wm. Neuhaus, Edwin Strade, Amos Miller and Walter Baumgart. Those in charge of the flowers were Lucille Baumgartner, Jeanette Strade, Mrs. Leonard Kademan, Ella Neuhaus, Eileen Keller, and Ellen Voightlander. Internment was made in the Colby cemetery.

Mr. Miller was born in the town of Colby on March 15th, 1886, thus reaching the age of 56 years, 10 months and 21 days. His parents were born in Germany. He was married to Alvina Neuhaus, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gerhart Neuhaus, in the town of Colby on April 7, 1915. He made cheese for Ambrose Steinwand for 10 years and was married at the time he was employed as a cheesemaker. After working in the factory, he bought a farm in the town of Green Grove. He farmed there for three years and then purchased the farm in the town of Mayville where he remained until the time of his death.

Surviving him besides his widow are two daughters, Mrs. Willard Becherer of Colby, Wis., and Florence at home; four grand children; his mother, Mrs. Fred Miller of Owen; two brothers, Ernest of Colby, Wis., and William, whereabouts unknown; seven sisters, Mrs. John Miller of Sigourney, Iowa, Mrs. Mollie Clark of Owen, Mrs. Herbert Gray of Colby, Mrs. Harry Botterud of Jamiaca, Mass., Mrs. John Goetz of Cleveland, Ohio, Mrs. Everett New of Chicago and Mrs. Gust Ledfors of Arlington, Va.



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