Obit: Westphal, August (1866 - 1958)



Surnames: Westphal, Kemphert, Baronsky, Hackel, Graffunder, McKee, Schaefer, Topor, Notbohm 

----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 02/13/1958 

Westphal, August (25 July 1866 - 4 Feb. 1958) 

Funeral services for August Westphal, 91, who died Feb. 4, were held at Milan Saturday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock at the Bethlehem Lutheran church, with the Rev. Frederick Kemphert officiating. Burial was made in the town of Holton cemetery. 

Pallbearers were Frank Baronsky, Albert and Otto Hackel, Ben Graffunder, Ed McKee, and Reinhold Schaefer. 

August Westphal was born in Germany, July 25, 1866, and came to the town of Holton when he was 17 years old. He worked in the woods and then operated a farm until 19 years ago. He and Mrs. Westphal lived in Milan for seven years and then went to the Marathon County Home for the Aged at Wausau. Mrs. Westphal died there in 1952 and Mr. Westphal’s death also occurred there following a lingering illness. 

Surviving him are two sons, Otto, of Philadelphia; Edward, Milan; a daughter, Mrs. Stanley (Frieda) Topor, Chicago. One sister, Mrs. Emma Notbohm, of Owen, and seven grand children also survive. 



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