Obit: Klessig, Edward #2 (1876 - 1955)


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Surnames: Klessig, Brecker, Johnson, Hentz, Mandel, Myhre, Molle, Kademan


----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 07/28/1955


Klessig, Edward #2 (3 MAR 1876 - 19 JUL 1955)


Funeral services for Edward Klessig, 79, were conducted at two o’clock Saturday afternoon, July 23, from the Myre Funeral Home at Loyal, with William Baker being in charge of the services.  Burial was made at Beaver Cemetery.


Death came to the deceased, a resident of the Loyal area for many years, and a personality well known in this community, at 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 19, 1955, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Eau Claire.


Mr. Klessig was born March 3, 1876, in Sheboygan, and as a young child came to the town of Beaver with his parents.  On Oct. 3, 1898 he was married here to Catherine Brecker, who died in June 1953.  The couple resided here until three years ago, when they sold their farm and went to Stanley.


Mr. Klessig is survived by his wife, two sons, Leo Klessig, Eau Claire, and Norman Klessig, Milwaukee; five daughters, Mrs. Arthur (Cecelia) Johnson, Stanley; Mrs. Walter (Alma) Hentz, Milwaukee; Mrs. Leo (Ann) Mandel, Boyd; Mrs. Ed (Irene) Myhre, Eau Claire; and Mrs. Arnold (Eleanor) Molle, Unity; a sister, Mrs. Ed Kademan, Colby; a brother, Arthur Klessig, Montana; 23 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.



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