Obit: Loppnow, William (1876 - 1958)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Loppnow, Ruehlow, Voss, Gotter,
Brown, Kadolph, Henseler, Olson, Dux, Noeldner, Pfohl
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) July 3, 1958
Loppnow, William (22 February 1876 - 27
Funeral services for William Loppnow, 82,
were held from Trinity Lutheran Church Monday at 2 p.m., with the
Rev. John Pfohl officiating. Burial was made in the Lutheran
Cemetery. He died in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield,
Friday, June 27, from old age complications.
William Loppnow was born in Hartford,
February 22, 1876. He was married to Mary Ruehlow there
February 28, 1899.
In 1905, they moved to Clark County and
lived on a farm in the Town of Beaver for five years. They
then moved onto a farm in the Town of Eaton, where they lived until
1915, when they moved to Loyal. Here he ran a feed store for
a number of years. He also owned the Loyal dray line and
hauled freight and mail. For a while he owned and operated
the Standard Oil Company agency.
For 27 years he served as Loyal’s
assessor. He retired from active duties three years
He is survived by his wife and a son,
Karl, of Loyal; a daughter, Mrs. Harry (Martha) Voss, Horicon;
seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were: Celen and Ferdinand
Gotter, Ben Kadolph, Jake Henseler, Sr., Bert Brown, and John
Olson. Singers were Mrs. Erwin Dux and Mrs. Verland Dux with
Miss Carol Noeldner as organist.
Coming from away to attend the funeral were relatives and friends from; Horicon, Watertown, Hartford, Beaver Dam, Hustisford, Ft. Atkinson, Milwaukee, Eau Claire, Aurora, Ill., and Kalamazoo, Mich.
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