Obit: Beilfuss, Carl H. (1883 - 1951)
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Surnames: Beilfuss, Roth

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 01/18/1951

Beilfuss, Carl H. (28 MAR 1883 - 6 JAN 1951)

Carl Beilfuss, 67, a former Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.) resident, passed away Jan. 6th, 1951 at his home in Withee, after suffering from a stroke for the past four years. He had been a resident of that community for 40 years.

Carl H. Beilfuss was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Albert Beilfuss and was born March 28, 1883 at Abbotsford, Wis. His parents moved to Thorp at an early age and he attend Thorp graded and high schools. He was united in marriage on Nov. 11, 1909 to Lulu Roth of Thorp, at Chippewa Falls. The couple settled in the village of Withee, where Mr. Beilfuss was first employed as station agent for the Wis. Central Railway. In 1915 he entered the Withee State Bank as assistant cashier and shortly was made cashier, which position he held until death. In 1949 he was elected president.

He was active in civic affairs and served on the school board and cemetery association. He also was a member of the Modern Woodmen of America, the Owen Masonic Lodge and Consistory of Eau Claire.

Surviving him are one son, Bert, of Withee, and one brother, Walter of Neillsville. His wife preceded him in death on May 24, 1950.

Funeral services were conducted at St. Katherine’s Episcopal Church at Owen. Dr. K. O. Crosby officiated and interment followed in the Riverside Cemetery at Black River, where Masonic Services were held.

 

 


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