Obit: Krasselt, Ernest (1969 - 1946)


Contact: Audrey Roedl



Surnames: Kresselt, Siegert, Luchterhand, Anderegg, Engstrom


----Source: The Loyal Tribune (Clark County, Wis.) 24 January 1946


Krasselt, Ernest (05 JAN. 1895-15 JAN 1946)  


Ernest John Krasselt, 76, passed away at his home in the village of Loyal on Tuesday, Jan. 15, following an illness of four weeks with a kidney disorder and complications.


Born to John and Joan Krasselt in Kohren, Germany, on May 5, 1869, Mr. Krasselt came to this country in 1891, when he was 21 years old. He came to Will county, Illinois, and on May 11, 1895, he married Martha Marie Siegert at Joliet, Ill. They moved to Spencer in 1914, coming to Loyal in 1938. Most of his life was spent in farming.


Mr. Krasselt is survived by his wife and six children—four daughters and two sons, Mrs. William (Elsie) Luchterhand of Marshfield, Mrs. Alvin (Vera) Anderegg of Chili, Mrs. Edwin (Susie) Anderegg of Loyal, Mrs. James (Emma) Engstrom of Woodstock, Ill., and George and Siegert Krasselt of Spencer.


Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. last Friday at the Trinity Lutheran church here, with the Rev. J. C. Langholz officiating. Burial was in the Hillside cemetery at Marshfield.


The hymns, "The Old Rugged Cross," "Asleep in Jesus" and "God be With You ‘Til We Meet Again," were sung by the choir.


Pallbearers were Albert Tews, Albert Vanderhoof, Henry Kibbel, William Reinheimer and George Kunz, all of Spencer, and Albert Schroeder of Loyal. Flowers were carried by Mrs. Albert Vanderhoof, Mrs. Walter Krahn, Mrs. Albert Tews, Mrs. Ed Voelker, Mrs. William Rienheimer, Mrs. Chauncey Stevens, Mrs. Herb Koepke, Mrs. Lowell Schultz and Mrs. Henry Fisher.


Those from away who attended the funeral were: Mr and Mrs, John Sebastian, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kuhen, Miss Helen Siegert and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Woodkey, all of Marshfield, and Mrs. Vera Engelhardt of Wisconsin Rapids.


The Tribune extends to the bereaved its sympathy in the loss of a loved one.



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