Obit: Krause, Gottlieb (1837 - 1911)

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Surnames: Krause, Reif, Dankemeyer, Schoengarth, Foemmel, Kelpin, Riede, Riedel 

----Source:  Neillsville Times (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.)  Oct 19, 1911 

Krause, Gottlieb (abt Sept 9, 1837 - Oct 1, 1911) 

Gottlieb Krause, a well known and highly respected farmer of the town of York died at his home two miles west of here, last Sunday, Oct. 1, at the age of 74 years and 22 days.  His death was due to paralysis and dropsy, and for the past three years he was unable to leave his bed.  The funeral services were held from the Grant German Lutheran church Wednesday at 3 o’clock in the afternoon, Rev. Reif officiating. 

Mr. Krause was born in Germany and came to this country 24 years ago, settling on the farm where he had continuously lived until his death.  For a number of years he followed the carpenter trade and has assisted in erecting most of the oldest buildings in Granton.  Deceased leaves a wife, Amelia, three sons, Frederick, Emil and Frank, the latter of Rhame, N.D., and five daughters, Louise, Elsie, (Mrs. Freeman Dankemeyer), Clara of Holland, Ind., Amelia and Lydia at home.  The pall bearers were Fred and Wm. Schoengarth, Fred Foemmel, Wm. Kelpin, August H. Riede and Fred Riedel. - Granton News 



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