Obit: Micke, Anton (1872 - 1954)

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Surnames: Micke, Pritzel, Benzschawel, Velcheck, Vanderhyden, Burkhardt, Haynes, Culbert, Nytes


----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 11/18/1954


Micke, Anton (26 DEC 1872 - 12 NOV 1954)


Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Arnold M. Muckerheide on Monday morning at 9:30 at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church for Anton Micke who passed away at his home here on Friday afternoon.


Mr. Micke was born at Hollandtown, Wis., on Dec. 26, 1872.  He was married on Sept. 26, 1898, to Mary Pritzel at Billion, Wis.  They were pioneer residents of the town of Worden (Clark Co., Wis.), moving to the city of Thorp 22 years ago.


He is survived by his wife and eight children, William of the town of Worden; Mrs. Joseph (Anna) Benzschawel of Worden Mrs. F. E. Velcheck (Cecelia), Stevens Point; Mrs. Robert Benzschawel (Veronica), Mrs. W. G. (Margaret) Vanderhyden, Mrs. B. J. (Dolores) Burkhardt, Mrs. Leon (Lenore) Haynes of Chicago, and Mrs. Marion Culbert of Eau Claire; 29 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, two sisters, Mrs. N. Nytes and Miss Elizabeth Micke of Kaukauna, Wis., and one brother, Henry of Hollandtown.


Six grandsons served as pallbearers.  They were: Irvin Benzschawel, Bernard Benzschawel, William Micke Jr., Robert Benzschawel, Charles Velcheck and Richard Vanderhyden.


Out of town relatives attending the funeral were: Elizabeth Micke, Norbert Micke, Mrs. Urban Micke, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Koouthramer, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Tennessen, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Nytes, all of Kaukauna; Bill Biese, Henry Biese, Jack Biese, all of Wrightstown;  Mrs. Betty Waggmer, Miss Marie Biese, Dr. and Mrs. C. J. Lelchior and Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Kiefer, all of Appleton; Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Eberts, Mrs. Joe Binsfeldt, Mrs. Kosmos Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Miller, Phillip Miller, Vincent Miller, Norbert Miller, Mrs. Mike Becker, Frank Bohman, Bill Pritzel, Bernard Benzschawel and Leo Pritzel, all of Billion; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kohlnhofer and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Kmiec of Greenwood; Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Schubel, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Benzschawel and Mr. and Mrs. John Burke Sr., of Boyd; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Micke, Mr. and Mrs. John Burke Jr., of Owen; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Micke and Mrs. Martin Kraft and son Martin of Gilman; Mr. and Mrs. Bob Hastreiter, Woodruff; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Hastreiter and Barbara of Merrill; Mrs. Steve Culbert, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Culbert and Gordon Culbert, of Chippewa Falls; Mrs. Ed Sawczuk, St. Paul, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. James E. Fisher, Eau Claire; Mrs. Ray Lang and Mrs. Wm. Schuk, Manitowoc; Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Pritzel and John Pritzel of Cato; Mr. and Mrs. John Koswek, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Schuk and Alex Fisher, all of Reedsville; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Anhalt, Clarks Mills; Walter Krautgramer, West DePere, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Brennen, of Valders; Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Benzschawel, Stanley; Mr. and Mrs. john Meyer, of Medford; Mrs. Charles Schubel and Mrs. Ann Steinitz of Boyd.



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