Obit: Andersen, Carl M. #2 (1884 - 1956)


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Surnames: Andersen, Crowley, Braun, Hoffman, Schlecht, Frankowski


----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 04/05/1956


Andersen, Carl M. #2 (29 MAY 1884 - 21 MAR 1956)


Funeral services were conducted March 25th for Carl Marius "Mike" Andersen who died of a heart attack March 21st, 1956 at Mt. Sinai Hospital, Milwaukee.  Services were held at the Hoeper and Kraut Funeral Home, Owen, with the Rev. Theodore Predoehl, pastor of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Withee, officiating.  Burial was made at Riverside Cemetery.


During the service Mrs. Robert Hopkins, Abbotsford, a niece of the deceased, sang "Master Let Me Walk with Thee" and "Abide with Me."  She was accompanied at the organ by Mr. Andersen’s nephew, Franklin McMiller.  Serving as pallbearers were Thorvald Stigsen, Clinton Albert, Vic Nielsen, Hans Hansen, Viggo Rasmussen and George Funk.


Born May 29, 1884, in Chicago, Ill., Carl Andersen came to Withee (Clark Co., Wis.) following his marriage June 29, 1904, to Anna H. Braun.  The couple lived in Withee until 1938 when they moved to Milwaukee, where they have ever since made their home.  During the 34 years he lived in Withee he was engaged in several business enterprises, served for many years as village clerk, was a member of the Odd Fellow Lodge and a member of the Danish Lutheran Church.


Since moving to Milwaukee he was an employee of Gimbel’s Department Store serving as a shipping and receiving clerk.  On June 29, 1954, the couple enjoyed a reunion with their family and celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.


His passing is mourned by his wife; two sons, Norman of Milwaukee and Albert of Marshfield; four daughters, Mrs. James J. (Amy) Crowley, Owen, Mrs. Sam (Ethelyn) Hoffman, Wausau, Mrs. E. L. (Helen) Schlecht, Lac du Flambeau, Mrs. F. S. (Wanda) Frankowski, Milwaukee; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.



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