Obit: Litka, Herman (1881 - 1958)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Litka, Foelske, Schmidt,
Pickruhn, Stowe, Philpott, Lydiksen, Pfohl
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) November 27, 1958
Litka, Herman (6 July 1881 - 22 November
Herman Litka, 77, died following a heart
attack at 4:40 p.m. November 22, at the farm home of his daughter
and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Schmidt, in the Town of
Funeral services were to be held at 2
p.m. Wednesday from the Trinity Lutheran Church in Loyal.
Burial was to be made in the Lutheran Cemetery. The Rev. John
Pfohl was to officiate.
Mr. Litka was born in Brandenburg,
Germany, July 6, 1881, and came to the United States as an
infant. His parents settled in Beaver Township where he
resided until 1945, when he moved into Loyal. He was married
to Elsie Foelske November 17, 1909, in the Town of Beaver. He
was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.
He is survived by his wife, a daughter, Mrs. Ervin (Verna) Schmidt, two grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Bertha Pickruhn, Mrs. Earl (Anna) Stowe, Mrs. Ella Philpott, all of Loyal, and Mrs. Andrew (Amelia) Lydiksen of Riplinger.
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