Obit: Kolitsch, Florence (1887 - 1954)

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Surnames: Kolitsch, Kuschel, Schall, Pokallus, Engeldinger, Lamont, Tessmer, Zassenhaus, Sossaman, Passehl, Munson, Bauer, Hecker, Averill, Eder

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 04/29/1954

Kolitsch, Florence (12 Feb. 1887 - 25 Apr. 1954)

Mrs. Florence Kolitsch, a former resident of Colby, died Sunday morning at St. Agnes Hospital at Fond du Lac at the age of 67 years, a heart ailment being the cause of her death. Services were held Tuesday at the Candlish Funeral Home in North Fond du Lac, Rev. Bernard Kuschel officiating. Church services were held at the Methodist church in Colby Wednesday afternoon, Rev. Harvey Schall officiating, and internment was made in the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery. Pall bearers were Paul Pokallus, John Engeldinger, Angus Lamont, Sr., Paul Tessmer, Fred Zassenhaus, Sr., and George Tessmer. Flowers were in charge of Mrs. W. Sossaman, Mrs. Ernest Passehl, Dixie Sossaman and Shelby and Judy Passehl. Mrs. Hubert Munson sang "My Jesus As Tho Wilt," and "My Face Looks Up to Thee," accompanied by Miss Rena Bauer.

Florence Hecker was born in Colby, Wisconsin on February 12, 1887, and when a young girl moved to Appleton with her parents. She married Anthony Kolitsch in Oshkosh on April 26, 1913.

Surviving are her husband; a daughter, Mrs. Eva Averill of Waupun; a sister, Mrs. Pauline Tessmer of Colby; and a brother, Dealo Hecker of Fond du Lac.

Out of town people here for the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Averill of Waupun, Mr. and Mrs. Dealo Hecker of Fond du Lac and Mr. and Mrs. Otto Eder of Beaver Dam.



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