Obit: Lemke, Robert J. (1898 - 1970)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Lemke, Grap, Wold, Natzke, Bitter

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 10/29/1970

Lemke, Robert J. (6 June 1898 - 25 October 1970)

Funeral services were held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. from Immanuel Lutheran Church at Globe for Robert J. Lemke, 72, Greenwood, who died at Owen on October 25. The Rev. Robert Bitter officiated. Burial was in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery at Globe.

Mr. Lemke was born June 6, 1898, in Morrison, the son of John and Wilhelmina Lemke. He spent his early years in the Morrison area and was educated there. He was married on May 4, 1927, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Globe to the former Erna Grap, who survives him. Much of his lifetime was spent in Milwaukee where he was an employee of American Motors for 30 years. He retired in 1964 and moved to Greenwood in 1966. Mr. Lemke was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church.

Besides his wife he is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Henry (Anetha) Wold of Morrison, and Mrs. Minnie Natzke of Reedsville, and by four brothers, Edward of Medford, Emil of Spooner, Elmer of Morrison, and Fred Lemke of Wautoma.



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