Obit: Schmidt, Carl Albert #2 (1893 - 1970)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Schmidt, Severson, Luchterhand, Sannwald, Linebaugh, Bertrang, Smith, Schaefer, Boose, Kurtzheim, Ozanich, Schuette, Molle, Brandt, Behringer, Elmhorst, Canfield, Ratsch, Navrestad, Warner, Richards

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

Schmidt, Carl Albert (9 May 1893 - 20 October 1970)

Carl Albert Schmidt, 77, former Greenwood resident, died October 20 in St. Mary’s Hospital in Superior, where he was a patient for two months following a stroke.

Mr. Schmidt was born May 9, 1893, at Greenbush. He was married November 3, 1923 to Vivian Severson in Granton. She died January 29, 1962. Mr. Schmidt was a cheesemaker in the Granton and Greenwood area until 1941, when they moved to the Superior area. Following his retirement in 1958, they moved to Middleton. The last two years he has made his home in Superior with his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Sannwald. He served in World War I and was a member of the Middleton Legion Post.

He is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Garth (Lorraine) Luchterhand of Loyal, Mrs. Ted (Doris) Sannwald of Superior, Mrs. Howard (Phyllis) Linebaugh of Madison and Mrs. Richard (Shirley) Bertrang of Mazomanie; three sons, Herbert of Bennet, Edward and James of Madison; nine grandchildren; a brother, Fred Smith of Owen; and a sister, Mrs. Linda Schaefer of Oshkosh.

Funeral services were held Friday from, the Hill Funeral home in Greenwood. The Rev. William Richards, pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church in Sauk City, officiated. Military graveside rites were in charge of the Greenwood American Legion Post, 238. Burial was made in the Greenwood Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Lester Schuette, Ernst Molle, Paul Brandt, Hugh Severson, George Behringer and Gerald Behringer. Tennes Navrestad sang, “In the Garden” and “The Old Rugged Cross”, accompanied on the organ by Mrs. Don Warner.

People from away attending were Elwood and James Schmidt and Mr. and Mrs. Howard Linebaugh, Madison; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bertrang and family, Mazomanie; Mr and Mrs. William Boose, Wild Rose; Mr. and Mrs. Ted Sannwald and family, Superior; Mrs. Leida Kurtzheim and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Ozanich, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Smith and Kathy, Owen; Mr. and Mrs. Lester Schuette and Mr. and Mrs. Ernst Molle, Unity; Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Schmidt and family, Bennett; Mr. and Mrs. Garth Luchterhand and sons, Carl and Arlyn, and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Brandt and Debbie, Loyal; Mrs. Lorinda Schaefer and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Schaefer and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Behringer and family, Oshkosh; Mr. and Mrs. George Behringer and family, Winneconne; Mrs. Frederick Elmhorst and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Canfield, Granton; Mrs. Robert Ratsch and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Elmhorst, Neillsville.



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