Obit: Vetterkind, Charles Sr. (1876 - 1953)
Surnames: Vetterkind, Thiel, Bobb, Klaar, Pearsall
----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 09/10/1953
Vetterkind, Charles Sr. (19 OCT 1876 - 29 AUG 1953)
Mr. Charles Vetterkind Sr., 76, of the town of Reseburg (Clark Co., Wis.), passed away at the Eagleton Rest Home on Saturday, Aug. 29th, 1953.
Mr. Vetterkind was born on Oct. 19, 1876 in West Bend. He moved to the Town of Reseburg with his parents at the age of 12, where he resided until his retirement in 1951.
He was united in marriage to Ida Louise Thiel on Sept. 28, 1899 at Reseburg, who preceded him in death in 1943.
He is also survived by six sons, Walter of New Auburn, Elmer, Charlie, Reuben of thorp, Bernard of Chippewa Falls and Earl of New Auburn; three daughters, Elsie Bobb, Thorp, Leona Klaar and Lila Pearsall of Detroit, Mich.; thirty-eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. One son and a daughter preceded them in death.
Funeral services were conducted by Rev. M. K. Zimmerman at the Evangelical Lutheran Church at Thorp on Sept. 1st at 2:00 p.m.
Interment took place in the Reseburg Cemetery. Pallbearers were his six sons.
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