Obit: Pagenkopf, Herman August (1877 - 1958)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Pagenkopf, Schroeder, Acheson,
Junchen, Meyer, Blazavier, Osborn, Timmler, Scheeler, Stelloh,
Taitschuck, Duge, Schultz, Kaddatz, Kutsche, Buddenhagen, Mitte,
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) July 24, 1958
Pagenkopf, Herman August (11 November
1877 - 18 July 1958)
Funeral services were held Monday
afternoon at St. John’s Lutheran Church, for Herman August
Pagenkopf, 80, of Neillsville who died July 18. The Rev.
Alfred Schewe of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church
officiated. Burial was made in the Neillsville City
Mr. Pagenkopf was born November 11, 1877,
at Jefferson. His parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinand
Pagenkopf, came to Clark County when he was a small child, locating
on a farm in the Town of Grant. He attended rural school and
St. John’s parochial school.
As a young man he worked on farms, and
following his marriage December 12, 1911, to the former Elsie
Schroeder at Neillsville, he continued farming in the Town of
Grant. He was forced by ill health to retire in 1942.
In 1948 they moved to Neillsville, where he had resided
He served several terms on the Washington
School board and was a member of St. John’s Lutheran
He is survived by his wife and two
children, Victor of Platteville, and Mrs. Donald (Helen) Acheson of
Rt. 3, Neillsville. Two sisters, Mrs. Anna Junchen, Menasha and
Mrs. Fred (Emma) Meyer, of San Mateo, Calif., and two brothers,
Emil of Kenosha and Reinholdt of Sacramento, Calif., also survived
as do four grandchildren.
Pallbearers were: William O. Duge, Herman
Schultz, Adolph Meyer, Gus Kaddatz, Ray Kutsche and Elmer
Buddenhagen. Robert Mitte, vocalist, accompanied by Victor
Lehman, sang "Take Thou My Hands and Lead Me," and "I’m But a
People from out of town here for the
services were: Mr. and Mrs. Victor Pagenkopf and family,
Platteville; Lawrence Junchen and son, David, Sherrard, Ill.; Miss
Myra Junchen and Mrs. Ernest Junchen, Menasha; Mr. and Mrs. Emil
Pagenkopf and Mrs. Donald Blazavier, Kenosha; Mr. and Mrs. Walter
Junchen, Green Bay; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Osborn, Cartersville, Ill.;
Fred Timmler, Loyal; Mrs. Mary Scheeler, Abbotsford; Mr. and Mrs.
Ed Stelloh, Merrillan; Mr. and Mrs. William Taitschuck, Prospect
Funeral arrangements were made by the
Georgas Funeral Home.
© Every submission is protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.
Show your appreciation of this freely provided information by not copying it to any other site without our permission.
A site created and
maintained by the Clark County History Buffs