Obit: Garbisch, Frederick, Sr. (1913 - 1970)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
E-mail: dolores@wiclarkcountyhistory.org 

Surnames: Garbisch, Schuelke, Bartsch, Marg, Romang, Schimmel, Tucker, Schlinsog, Hillert, Moh, Roehrs

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 12/24/1970

Garbisch, Frederick, Sr. (21 August 1913 - 19 December 1970)

Funeral services for Frederick Garbisch, Sr., 57, of Rt. 2 Granton, who died December 19, were held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday from Zion Lutheran Church in Granton. The Rev. Roland Roehrs officiated and burial was made in the church cemetery. Arrangements were in charge of the Gilbertson Funeral Home.

Mr. Garbisch was born August 21, 1913, in the Town of Grant and was educated there as well as at the Lutheran parochial school and Granton high School. He was married September 27, 1934, at Granton to the former Helen Schuelke, who survives him.

Mr. Garbisch lived on the farm where he was born for his entire life. He was a member of the Central Wisconsin Guernsey Breeders Association, a leader of the Pleasant Ridge 4-H Club, a member of Zion Lutheran Church at Granton and of its Men’s Club, as well as of the Lutheran Layman’s League.

Besides his wife, survivors include: three sons, Ronald and Frederick, Jr., both of Granton, and John, at home; two daughters, Mrs. Donald (Lavon) Bartsch, Granton, and Elsie Garbisch, at home; and nine grandchildren. He is also survived by four sisters: Mrs. Elmer Marg of Granton, Mrs. Emanuel Romang of Athens, and Mrs. Ort Schimmel and Mrs. Joseph Tucker both of Superior.

Pallbearers were Emil Schlinsog, Martin Hillert, Melvin Garbisch, Ervin Garbisch, Lucien Moh, and David Hillert.

Mr. Garbisch suffered a fatal heart attack while attending a Saturday afternoon basketball game in which his son was playing.

 

 


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