Obit: Uhlig, Gust (1871 - 1958)
Uhlig, Merrill, Jensen, Teichert, Volkmar, Tangeman
Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.)
services for Gust Uhlig, 87, who died Friday morning, were held
Monday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock at the Zink Funeral Home.
The Rev. Lillian Jensen officiated and the Misses Jessie and
Blanche Merrill provided the music.
sons served as pallbearers at the internment, made in Pine Hill
cemetery, Curtiss. They were Alfred, Charles, Delbert, Gerald,
Norbert and Robert Uhlig.
and friends attending the funeral were from Duluth, Glidden,
Marshfield, Colby, Dorchester, Dancy, Curtiss, Pittsville, Mellen,
Milladore, Milwaukee, Coon Rapids, Minn., and Boone,
was born June 15, 1871, in Germany. When he came to the United
States, he engaged in farming in the Colby area. In 1918, he moved
to another farm in the town of Mayville and lived there about 20
On March 27,
1901, he was married to Frieda Teichert. In 1938 they left the farm
and moved to the village of Abbotsford and was employed at the
Streckert Manufacturing Company for five years before retiring. He
had been in failing health for some time and death, apparently,
came in his sleep.
him are his widow and four sons, George Uhlig, Pittsville; William
Uhlig, Colby; Emil Uhlig, Dorchester; Alvin Uhlig, Abbotsford; 22
grand children, 20 great grand children, and two brothers, William
Uhlig, Glidden, and Paul Uhlig, Boone, Iowa.
Two children, Gorman and Norman Uhlig, and two sisters, Mrs. William (Elizabeth) Volkmar, and Mrs. John (Meta) Tangeman, preceded him in death.
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