Obit: Schmidt, Frank Henry (1880 - 1945)

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Surnames: Schmidt, Biegler, Pulvermacher, Charlton, Syth, Weivel, Whettam, Stalcup, Weibel, Heilman, Beaver, Muellenburg, Schmid, Erpenbach, Schmitz, Fritsch, Klinkner, Flock, Freidl, Behrend, Roesch, Flock, Wolf, Rondorf, Stutte, Dobes, Feuerstein, Zilk, Boldt, Langreck, Gustman

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 04/19/1945

Schmidt, Frank Henry (14 May 1880 - 12 Apr. 1945)

Frank Henry Schmidt, 64, prominent farmer of Levis, died April 12, at the Neillsville hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday morning at St. Mary’s Catholic church, Neillsville, conducted by the Rev. Fr. J. A. Biegler, pastor of the church. Burial took place in the parish cemetery. A rosary service was held Monday evening at the Schiller-Terhune funeral home, where the body is lying in state.

Frank H. Schmidt, the son of Henry and Agatha Schmidt, was born May 14, 1880, in Norwalk, Wis. He grew to manhood there, and was engaged in farming near Norwalk until he came to Clark county 20 years ago. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic church. On October 25, 1904 he was united in marriage with Helena Pulvermacher at Norwalk. In 1925 they came to Clark county, buying the farm a few miles southeast of Neillsville.

He was manager of the Neillsville Co-operative Livestock Shipping Association for several years, and was at one time president of the local Farmer’s Union Oil Cooperative. He has also been connected with the Neillsville Milk Products Co-operative. He was a member of the Holy Name Society and of the Catholic Order of Foresters.

Mr. Schmidt is survived by his wife, 11 children and 10 grandchildren. The children are: Valerian Schmidt and Eulalia Charlton, Waukesha; Norbert Schmidt, Madison; Helen Marie, Mrs. Reynold Syth, Greenwood; Romuald Schmidt of the U.S. army, Brooklyn, N.Y.; Basil Schmidt, Troy Center; Joan Schmidt, who is attending school in Chicago; Gerald Schmidt, Neillsville; and Urban, Coletta and Gallus Schmidt, at home. All of the children were here for the funeral services. Also surviving are four sisters: Mrs. Mary Weivel, Norwalk; Mrs. Kate Whettam and Mrs. Elizabeth Schmidt, Eagle; Mrs. Theresa Stalcup of Los Angeles, Cal. His parents, a child, two brothers and two sisters preceded him in death.

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 04/26/1945

Out of town relatives and friends who were here to attend the funeral services for Frank H. Schmidt on April 17 were: Albert Weibel, Frank Weibel, Mrs. Mary Weibel, Mrs. John Heilman and son, Linus, Mrs. Joe Schmidt, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Beaver, Theodore Muellenburg, Mrs. N. Whettam, Mrs. Frank Schmid and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Erpenbach, Norwalk; Mrs. Henry Schmitz and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Fritschand daughter, Sparta; Mr. and Mrs. William Klinkner and Mr. and Mrs. Alois Flock, Cashton; Mr. and Mrs. Ado Klinkner, Virocqua; Mr. and Mrs. Clem Freidl, son Jimmie and daughter, Bonnie, Alois Pulvermacher and Norbert Schmidt, Madison; Al Roesch, Elm Grove; Mrs. William Flock, Janesville; Eulalia Charlton and Valerian Schmidt, Waukesha; Ray Weibel, LaCrosse; Basil Schmidt, Troy Center; Mr. and Mrs. William Wolf, Mrs. Matt Rondorf and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Stutte, Loyal; Pfc. Romuald Schmidt of the U.S. army, Brooklyn, N.Y.; Joan Schmidt, Chicago; and Mr. and Mrs. Reynold Syth, Greenwood.

Pallbearers for the rites were: Frank Dobes, Martin Feuerstein, Joe Zilk, John Boldt, Henry Langreck and Arnold Gustman.



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