Henry (1883 - 1943)
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Surnames: Schoch, Amsden, Blackman, Hubbard, Schultz, Stewart, Breit
----Source: The Loyal Tribune, 27 May 1943
Schoch, Henry (6 JUN 1883 - 7 MAY 1943)
Henry Schoch, formerly of this vicinity. died early Friday afternoon, May 7, at a hospital in Aberdeen, S.D., as arrangements were being made for him to leave the hospital, where he had been confined for about three weeks following a heart attack. Hospital attendants said he had enjoyed a good dinner and was in an unusually jovial mood, waving a cherry greeting to his nurse as she passed in the corridor a few minutes before he suffered a new attack, which claimed his life.
His death brought widespread regret among a wide circle of neighbors and friends, as well as to his family, all of whom realized that he had been critically ill, but who saw excellent promise for recovery in the rally he made after the first attack.
He lived in the Groton, S.D. community since 1918, coming there from the Lodgepole area, where he homesteaded in 1909. He was a native of Loyal, born here on June 6, 1883
He was married to Miss Jessie Amsden on Nov. 11, 1911, at Groton. Four children were born to the union, all of whom survive. They are Mrs. Earl Blackman, Mrs. Ronald Hubbard and Arthur Schoch, all of Groton, and F1/C George Schoch, UY.S. naval reserve, Miami, Fla., Other survivors are his wife, three brothers, George and Peter of Mosinee; Three sisters, Mrs. William Schultz of Loyal, Mrs. William Stewart of Montello and Mrs. Nick Breit of Bruce and four grandchildren. Mrs. Blackman gave birth to a son the day her father passed away.
Funeral services were held at the First Lutheran church in Groton at 2 o’clock Wednesday afternoon, May 12, with the Rev. H. A. Oerke, pastor, officiating. Burial was in the Groton Union cemetery. A large group of neighbors and friends attended to pay tribute to the deceased.
Relatives from away who attended the funeral were George Schoch of Loyal and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schoch of Mosinee. South Beaver Cor.
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