Obit: Schlinsog, William A. #2 (1877 - 1956)


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Surnames: Schlinsog, Kreissig, Jensen, Biel, Keller, Guk, Hessel


----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 07/05/1956


Schlinsog, William A. #2 (6 JUL 1877 - 28 JUN 1956)


William August Schlinsog, 78, a former officer of the town of Mead (Clark Co., Wis.), died of a heart attack Thursday morning a week ago at his farm hoem nine miles northwest of Greenwood.  He had been in poor health for some time.


Mr. Schlinsog served as town chairman for 12 years and also as town clerk for many years.  He was a former secretary-treasurer of the West Side Telephone Co. and held various offices in Trinity Lutheran Church at Christie.


Services were held at that church at 2 o’clock Sunday afternoon, with the Rev. H. F. Brauer officiating.  Burial was made in the Greenwood Cemetery.


Mr. Schlinsog was born in Granton July 6, 1877.  He married Frieda Kreissig 49 years ago and since then had resided at his present farm home.


His wife and daughter, Mrs. Leonard (Mabel) Jensen of Longwood, survive him.  Other survivors include a brother, Herman, Granton; three sisters, Mrs. Laura Biel, Chili, Mrs. Bertha Keller, Abbotsford, and Mrs. Anna Guk, Marshfield; one foster sister, Mrs. Bertha Hessel, Abbotsford, and three grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by one son, Alvin.



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