Obit: Smith, Lloyd J. #2 (1896 - 1953)
Smith, Schall, Bender, Janda, Bush, Anderson, Apfelbeck, Bitter,
Hoeft, Voightlander, Erickson, Pacholke, Zastrow
Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.)
J. (10 Dec. 1896 - 2 May 1953)
services for Lloyd J. Smith, 56, of Colby, Wisconsin, who died Saturday, were
held Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Methodist church at Colby, with
the Rev. Harvey Schall officiating. During the church services,
hymns, "Face to Face," were sung by Harry Bender, and "In the
Garden," by a quartette.
graveside in the Abbotsford cemetery, a quartette from Athens sang
"Sleep, Soldier Boy," and military rites were conducted by the
V.F.W., Knaack-Thompson Post No. 865. A salute was fired by the
National Guard and taps were blown by Louis Janda and Stanley
were Clarence Anderson, Ben and Leo Apfelbeck, Ervin Bitter, Ed
Hoeft, and Henry Voightlander.
was born Dec. 10, 1896, in Darlington. His marriage to Miss Birdie
Erickson took place in Chippewa Falls, Sept. 16, 1920. He served in
the United States army during World War I and was overseas with the
Red Arrow Division. He was a charter member of the Veterans of
Foreign Wars, Knaack-Thompson Post No. 865, when it was organized
in 1932. He was always very active in the organization having held
about all of the offices. For years he took part in the Memorial
Day programs and at the burial of comrades, when he sang.
Survivors include his wife and a son, Homer, Colby; a daughter, Mrs. Herbert (Hazel) Pacholke, Madison; four grand children; three brothers, Homer, Marshfield; Chester, Loyal; and Philip, Spencer; and a sister, Mrs. Earl Zastrow, Hawkins.
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