Obit: Stark, Samuel J. #3 (1887 - 1954)
Surnames: Stark, Vander Stoep, Flink, Baker, Spier, Dallman, Uecker, Schweke, Colby, Salter, Johnson, Peterson, Melander, Rasmussen, Miller, Messer, Binning, Larson
----Source: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark County, Wis.) 03/05/1954
Stark, Samuel J. (9 Sept. 1887 - 21 Feb. 1954)
Funeral services were held at the Lulloff Funeral Home in Colby last Thursday afternoon for Samuel J. Stark, 66, who died at Milwaukee February 21 of coronary thrombosis.
The Rev. Claude Vander Stoep officiated at the services and burial was made in the Trinity Lutheran cemetery.
Mr. Stark was born in Muskegon, Mich., on September 9, 1887, and had been a resident of Unity since 1916.
He is survived by his wife, the former Ella Flink; by two brothers, George Stark, Grand Rapids, Mich., and John Stark, Muskegon; and two sisters, Mrs. Gertie Baker and Mrs. Pearl Spier, Muskegon. Four brothers preceded him in death.
Active pallbearers at the funeral were Theodore Dallman, Norman Uecker, Loraine Flink, Marvin Flink, Walter Flink and Clifford Schweke, and honorary pallbearers were James Colby, Earl Salter, John Johnson, Carl Peterson, Edward Melander and Mr. Rasmussen.
Mrs. Ted Dallman, Mrs. Larson, Mrs. Norman Uecker, Mrs. Loraine Flink and Mrs. Conrad Flink had charge of the flowers.
Mrs. Alfred Johnson, Mrs. George Miller, and Mrs. Ansel Messer were the singers, with Mrs. Henry Binning as accompanist.
----Source: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark County, Wis.) 03/12/1954
Card of Thanks
I wish to thank my relatives, neighbors and friends for the sympathy and kindness shown me at the time of the death and funeral of my husband, Samuel Stark. Also wish to thank them for the floral tributes, Rev. Vander Stoep for his words of comfort, the pallbearers, those who took charge of the flowers, those who furnished cars and to the ladies Auxiliary who served supper, to all who drove many miles to be with me.
Mrs. Ella Stark
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