Obit: Young, Louis (1874 - 1949)

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Surnames: Young, Puhlmann, Pacholke, Braun, Sixxel, Fults, Hederer, Graham, Mordt

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 09/01/1949

Young, Louis (4 Feb. 1874 - 28 Aug. 1949)

Louis Young died suddenly Sunday afternoon at 5:30 o’clock at his home in Colby, Wisconsin after an illness of two years, a heart attack being the cause of his death. Funeral services will be held this Thursday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock at the Lulloff Funeral Home and at 2:00 o’clock in the First Evangelical and Reformed church, Rev. F. P. Puhlmann officiating, and internment will be made in the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery. Pall bearers will be brother-in-laws - Howard Pacholke, Wm. C. Pacholke, Louis Pacholke, Edward Pacholke, John Pacholke and Fred Pacholke. Flowers will be in charge of Mrs. Rita Braun, Mrs. Edwin Fults, Mrs. Wm. C. Pacholke, Mrs. Louis Pacholke, Mrs. Edward Pacholke, Mrs. John Pacholke, Mrs. Fred Pacholke and Mrs. Ary Sixxel.

Mr. Young, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Young, was born in St. Jaselum, Germany, on Feb. 4th, 1874, thus reaching the age of 75 years, six months and 24 days. He came to the United States with his parents at the age of 10 and was married in 1900 in Colby to Miss Bertha Pacholke. He had been employed by the Colby Cheese Box Company for 35 years until he retired three years ago.

Surviving are his widow, a daughter, Mrs. John Hederer of Marshfield, a son, William Young of Colby, two sisters, Mrs. Lottie Graham of South Bend, Ind., and Mrs. Cary Mordt of Stevens Point, a brother, Jack Young of Colby, eight grand children and one great grand child. His parents and one brother, Julius, preceded him in death.

Mr. Young was a good Christian, of an industrious and congenial disposition and will be sadly missed by survivors and friends.

 

 


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