Obit: Humke, Herbert #3 (1917 - 1944)

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Surnames: Humke, Schweinler, Kauput, Franzmeier, Timmer, Slock, Stafford

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 12 Oct. 1944

Humke, Herbert (7 Dec. 1917 - 1944)

Lieut. Herbert Humke has been killed in action in the European theater, according to word received by his wife. He was 26 years of age, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Humke of the Greenwood Community.

Born in Greenwood December 7, 1917, he was graduated from high school there in 1934. He then went to work for his brother-in-law, Frances Schweinler, in a printing office in Mosinee. He enlisted in the army May 1, 1941, and was sent to England May 1, 1944.

He was married to Lillian Kauput at Montgomery, Ala., February 26, 1944. She survives him, residing at Mosinee. Other surviving are the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Humke, and the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. P. H. (Esther) Franzmeier of New Alban, Ia.; Mrs. Francis (Irene) Schweinler, Mosinee; Mrs. Fred (Rose) Timmer, Greenwood; Mrs. Louis (Cora) Slock, Eau Claire; Mrs. William (Vera) Stafford, Milwaukee; Harold, at home; Everett, overseas with the navy.

A memorial service will probably be held at the West Side Reformed Church, with which the Humke family is connected, and of which the Rev. P. H. Franzmeier, a brother-in-law, was long ?? *Rest cut off.*



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