Obit: Hause, Simon Fredrick #2 (1864 - 1944)

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Surnames: Hause, Ferguson, Erickson, Weiland, Korntved, Mais, Harvey, Thayer, Salter, Cook, Wiedenhoeft, Peterson, Evenson, Sheldon

----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 06/22/1944

Hause, Simon Fredrick #2 (7 Mar. 1864 - 18 June 1944)

Simon Fredrick Hause of Unity died Sunday, June 18th, at 1:00 P.M. at the Marshfield hospital where he had been a patient for the past three weeks, suffering from complications of old age. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at the Lulloff Funeral Home in Colby at 1:30 P.M. and at the Methodist church in Unity at 2:00 P.M., Rev. M. B. Ferguson officiating, and internment was made in the town of Brighton cemetery. Pall bearers were Otto Erickson, Albert Weiland, Anton Korntved, Paul Mais, William Harvey, William Thayer. Those in charge of the flowers were Mrs. Art Salter, Mrs. Ted Salter, Mrs. Sewell Cook, Mrs. G. Wiedenhoeft, Mrs. Peterson and Mrs. Martin Evenson. The deceased reached the age of 80 years and three months.

Mr. Hause was born in Sheboygan on March 7, 1864, and came to this vicinity as a young man and settled on a farm in the town of Sherman. He was married to Lillian Sheldon at Spencer on June 20th, 1888. They made their home in this vicinity ever since.

Mr. Hause was a railroad section worker and foreman for 35 years prior to his retirement 10 years ago. Mrs. Hause died on May 1, 1944.

Surviving are four sons - Chester of Hammond, Ind., Ray of West Allis, Vernon of Fond du Lac and Howard of Colby, Wis. Also eight grand children, a great grand child and a brother, William Hause, of Catawba. A son, William, died in 1926.

The deceased was a good Christian, honest in all his dealings, an indulgent husband and father, and, being of a congenial disposition, was well-liked by all who knew him.


Jackie Harris (family member contributed the photo)



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