Obit: Urlaub, Joseph (1888 - 1943)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Urlaub, Biegler, Cicha, Drahota, Staehek, Vanderhoff, Voelker, Mueller, Powers

----Sources: The Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 1 July 1943

Urlaub, Joseph (18 March 1888 - 24 June 1943)

Joseph Urlaub, 55, of route 1 Neillsville, passed away at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 23, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield. Mr. and Mrs. Urlaub had celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on June 1, and on June 2 he became ill and was taken to the hospital.

The funeral services were held Monday, June 28, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church at 9:30 a.m., the Rev. Fr. J. A. Biegler officiating. Interment was made in the St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Mr. Urlaub was born in Germany, March 18, 1888, to Peter and Elizabeth Urlaub. He came to this country when he was 19 years old and after a brief stay with his brothers in North Dakota, started working on the railroad in Superior, Wis. Twelve years ago he came to the present farm in Clark County.

On June 1, 1918, he was married to Josephine Cicha in Superior.

Surviving arte his wife and two children, Joseph and Lorraine, at home, one child and two brothers having preceded him in death.

Out-of-town relatives and friends who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Drahota, Duluth, Minn.; Mrs. Anna Drahota and son, Robert, and daughter, Geraldine, Superior; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Staehek, Mrs. Albert Vanderhoff and Mr. Carol Voelker of Spencer; Miss Mary Mueller, Robinsdale, Minn.; and Mr. and Mrs. Harley Powers, Colby, Wis.



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