Obit: Schmitt, Alphonse J. #2 (1889 - 1959)




Surnames: Schmitt, Kaiser, Peterson, Kocian, Kruse, Scanlon, Kunze, Zera, Fosdick, Lang, Haebig, Redman


----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 02/12/1959


Schmitt, Alphonse J. (11 Sept. 1889 - 3 Feb. 1959)


Alphonse J. Schmitt, 69, a life-long resident of the town of Hull, died of a heart ailment Feb. 3, at his home.


Funeral services were held Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic church, Colby, and burial was made in the Colby cemetery.


Mr. Schmitt was born Sept. 11, 1889, in the town of Hull, where he farmed his entire life. He married Gertrude Kaiser at Stratford on June 26, 1917.


He is survived by his wife; four sons, Emery Schmitt, Colby, Mark Schmitt, Renton, Wash., Linus and Timothy Schmitt, both at home; nine daughters, Mrs. Lawrence (Rita) Peterson, Abbotsford; Mrs. Elmer (Maude) Kocian, Colby; Mrs. Harry (Naomi) Kruse, Des Plaines, Ill.; Mrs. Fred (Germaine) Redman, Athens; Mrs. Harold (Mary Ann) Scanlon, Evanston, Ill., Mrs. Lawrence (Verjean) Kunze, Abbotsford; Mrs. Angelo (Blanche) Zera, Lindenwood, Ill.; Mrs. LeRoy (Carmen) Fosdick, Garden Grove, Cal.; and Mrs. Leo (Mercedes) Lang, Wauzeka, Wis.; 46 grand children, and two sisters, Mrs. Edward Haebig and Mrs. Peter Kaiser, both of Marshfield.


Two children preceded him in death.



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