Robert (1879 - 1941)
Surnames: Schmitt, Lang, Ohlinger, Harbo, Haebig, Kaiser
----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wisconsin) 02/20/1941
Schmitt, Robert (16 Feb. 1879 - 17 Feb. 1941)
Funeral services for Robert Schmitt, who died Monday will be held Friday morning at 9:30 at the Lulloff Funeral Home, Colby, Wis. The Rev. Leo J. Lang of St. Mary’s Catholic church will conduct the services and internment will be made in St. Mary’s cemetery.
Robert Schmitt was born Feb. 16, 1879 in Leroy, and came to this community with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Schmitt, October, 1888.
He was married to Miss Lena Ohlinger on Nov. 25, 1912. For some years he engaged in cheese making and later in farming. Mrs. Schmitt died in 1923 leaving her husband and six children.
In 1924 Mr. Schmitt was married to Louise Harbo.
Mr. Schmitt, who lived on a farm in the Town of Hull with his wife, was found dead in bed early Tuesday morning, having died of a heart attack sometime during the night. Mr. Schmitt’s birthday anniversary occurred on Sunday.
He is survived by his widow, three daughters and three sons of his first marriage: Miss Agnes Schmitt, Town of Hull; Miss Genevieve Schmitt, Winnebago; Miss Henrietta Schmitt, Chicago; Raymond, Soperton and Hilarian and Isadore, Glidden; also surviving are three sisters and three brothers, Miss Susan Schmitt, Colby; Mrs. Edward Haebig, Marshfield; Mrs. Peter Kaiser, Stratford; Peter Schmitt, St. Paul, Minn.; John Schmitt, Milton, Ore.; and Alphonse Schmitt, Town of Hull.
A brother, Frank Schmitt, preceded him in death just recently.
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