Obit: Rieschal, Paul "Brother Samuel" (1875 - 1948)

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Surnames: Rieschal, Winkler

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 03/11/1948

Rieschal, Paul "Brother Samuel" (3 Apr. 1875 - 21 Feb. 1948)

Bro. Samuel Rieschal, a Franciscan Brother who had been attached to the Sacred Heart church in St. Paul for 38 and one-half years, died in his chair on Feb. 21, 1948. Before receiving his religious name, "Samuel" he was known as Paul Rieschal. He was born on a farm a few miles from Colby on April 3, 1875, and joined the Franciscan Order on Jan. 30, 1901. He often spoke of Colby, Wisconsin. He has a sister in Marshfield, Wis., Mrs. Joseph Winkler, 116 N. Vine St.



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