Obit: Herian, Henry Richard (1877 - 1953)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Herian, Scherf, Myers, Maxwell,
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) January 29, 1953
Herian, Henry Richard (12 March 1877 - 23 January
Henry Richard Herian, 75, of Route 3, died at his
home Friday Following several months’
Funeral services were conducted on Monday at nine
o’clock from St. Mary’s Catholic Church, with Rev. Fr.
Peter Leketas officiating. Burial was made in the parish
body reposed at the Bergemann Funeral Home, where a General Rosary
was said on Sunday evening.
Herian was born March 12, 1877 to Joseph and Anna (Scherf) Herian
at West Bend. When a small boy he moved with his parents to a
farm south of Neillsville in the Town of Pine Valley. He
attended Neillsville public schools and Business College in Wausau
and La Crosse. On November 16, 1906, he was married to Sadie
Myers at Neillsville. They resided on the Herian farm south of
Neillsville until five years ago, when they moved to a small farm
north of the city. Mr. Herian was a member of St. Mary’s
is survived by his wife and four sons - Perry of Neillsville, Louis
of East Troy, John of Oshkosh and Robert with the armed forces in
Korea; also two sisters, Mrs. Anna Maxwell of Elk Falls, Kans., and
mrs. Mary Blakslee of Minneapolis, Minn.
He was preceded in death by two daughters, two brothers and one sister.
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