Obit: Provinski, Albert (1856 - 1947)

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Surnames: Provinski, Loos, Goeltz, Holtzhausen, Aderhold, Coates, Rein, Heintz, Reyer, Brehm, Horn, Mass, Thompson, Wurthman

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 05/29/1947

Provinski, Albert (28 May 1856 - 22 May 1947)

Albert Provinski, one of the early pioneers of this community, died of old age complications Thursday, May 22, at 7:00 P.M. Masonic funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Lulloff Funeral Home and at the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery, where burial was made, S. L. Loos officiating with Frank Goeltz acting as marshal. Pall bearers were Carl Holtzhausen, Henry Aderhold, John Coates, Dean Rein, Max Heintz and Carl Reyer.

Mr. Provinski was born in Sheboygan, Wis., on May 28, 1856, thus reaching the age of 90 years, 11 months and 22 days. He came to this community in 1878, when this was still mostly wilderness, and, by hard work, built a fine farm. He was married to Minnie Aderhold in the town of Hull in 1880. His wife died in 1929.

Surviving children are Frank Provinski of Abbotsford, Edward Provinski of Duluth, Minn., and Mrs. E. A. Brehm of Colby, Wisconsin. Two children died in infancy. Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Augusta Horn of Sheboygan and Sister Mary Wilhelmina of Kemper Hall, Kenosha.

Out of town people here for the funeral were Kathleen Brehm of Milwaukee, Arthur Brehm of Janesville, Miss Lucy Horn and Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Mass of Sheboygan, Emil Aderhold of Neenah, Mrs. Theo. Thompson of Minneapolis, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Provinski and son, Robert, of Duluth, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Albert Provinski of Proctor, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Aderhold of Athens, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Wurthman of Wausau, Miss Sylvia Brehm of Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Allan Brehm of Madison.



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