Obit: Prust, Emil August (1858 - 1936)

Contact: Carol(Purkis)Mitte

Surnames: Prust, Eckes, Guk, Sternitzky

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, WI.) Nov.16, 1936, Pg.6

Prust, Emil August (1858 - 1936)


Emil A. Prust, 52 Fatally Injured in Fall Saturday Night

A fractured skull received Saturday night, when he fell down the steps of his home caused the death of Emil August Prust, 52 at 6 o'clock Sunday evening at St. Joseph's hospital, where he was taken after the accident.

Funeral services will be conducted at 9 o'clock Wednesday morning, at the Baer-Lang-Rembs funeral home. The Rev. F. T. Jordan will conduct the rites and internment will take place in Hillside cemetery. The body will lie in state at the funeral home until the time of services.

Born on May 15, 1885, in the town of Fremont, Mr. Prust received his education in the Chili schools and resided there until his marriage to Miss Theresa Eckes at Marshfield. The couple then moved to this city and have since resided here.

Mrs. Prust survives him as do five sons, Orlie, El Cajon, Calif; Cornelius, Edward, Martin, and Jerome; and five daughters, Bernice, Patricia, Geraldine, Jacqueline, and Betty Jane.

Other surviving relatives include four brothers, William, Marshfield; Adolph, Wilton, N. D.; John and Charles, Town of Fremont; and three sisters, Eliza Prust, Mrs. Charles (Bertha) Guk, and Mrs. Joseph (Elsie) Sternitzky, Town of Fremont.

Four sons, four sisters and one brother preceded him in death.



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