Obit: Kauffman, Wesley (1867 - 1956)
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Surnames: Kauffman, Harrison, Fosnow, Garney, Fleischman

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 10/04/1956

Kauffman, Wesley (10 May 1867 - 26 Sept. 1956)

Wesley Kauffman of Abbotsford, Wisconsin died last week Wednesday morning of cancer at the Havenet Nursing Home at Owen at the age of 89 years. He had been in poor health the past five years. Funeral services were held at the Zink Funeral Home Saturday afternoon and burial was made in the Abbotsford cemetery, Rev. Richard Harrison officiating.

Wesley Kauffman was born on May 10, 1867, in Sandusky, Ohio. On Oct. 4, 1894, he was married to Hattie Fosnow in the town of Aken, Richland county. They farmed for a time at Graham, Iowa, and then near Withee. In 1927, they moved to Abbotsford, Wis.

Surviving are three sons, Loris of Milwaukee, Fred of Unity and Don of Abbotsford; two daughters, Mrs. George (Elma) Garney of Neillsville and Mrs. Joe (Elsie) Fleischman of Abbotsford; 17 grand children and 11 great grand children.

Mr. Kauffman was preceded in death by his wife who died June 11. He was the last survivor of a family of 13 children.

 

 


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