Obit: Stange, Frank C. #2 (1894 - 1961)

Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Stange, Lieske, Thrun, Palas, Warner, Woodkey, Kunz, Vinton, Van Guilder, Huebner, Harshberger, Liernan, Hederer, Oestreich, Jenni, Meier, Luther, Frantz, Huey, Rossow, Noeldner, Capelle, Volk, Dobbe, Kauffman, Thomas, Nietzel, Fricke, Malinoski, Helms, Johnston, Artz, Kanneberg, Olsen, Zimmerman, Zepplin, Ganz


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) February 2, 1961


Stange, Frank C. (4 April 1894 - 26 January 1961)


Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon from Trinity Lutheran Church for Frank C. Stange, 66, of Rt. 1 Loyal, who died January 26 following a lingering illness.


Born in Loyal Township April 4, 1894, Mr. Stange lived all his life on the home farm.  He was married to Bertha Lieske on November 18, 1918, in Loyal Township; and served for 14 years as the treasurer of the Dodgeville School board.


The Rev. V. A. Ganz was in charge and burial was made in the Loyal Cemetery.  Pallbearers, all veterans of World War I, were: Philip Capelle, Perry Volk, Ed Dobbe, Vernard Kauffman, Roy Thomas and Max Nietzel.


Military services were conducted at the graveside by American Legion Post, No. 175; Oscar Fricke was squad commander; Ed Malinoski and Everett Helms the Colorbearers; LaMont Johnston, taps; and a firing squad composed of: B. E. Artz, Dale Kauffman, Ken Kanneberg, John Olsen, Lloyd Zimmerman and Byron Zepplin.


Mrs. Romaine Rossow sang, "Asleep in Jesus" and "Heaven is my Home, accompanied by Carol Noeldner at the organ.


Surviving in addition to Mrs. Stange are two sons, Herman of Neenah and Frank of Kenosha. Also surviving are a brother, Arno Stange of Stevens Point, and two sisters, Mrs. Henry Thrun of Comstock, and Mrs. Herman (Ruth) Lieske of Loyal.  Four grandchildren also survive.


Relatives from out of town who attended the service, included: Mr. and Mrs. Joe Palas and Joey, and Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Thrun all of Comstock; Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Stange and Mr. and Mrs. Don Warner, Stevens Point; Mrs. Celia Woodkey of Colby; Mr. and Mrs. Alois Stange of Athens; George Kunz of Aberdeen, S. D.; Mrs. Edwin Vinton of Groton, S. D.; Mrs. Amanda Van Guilder of Minneapolis, Minn.; Mrs. Harold Huebner, DeForest Harshbarger and Mrs. Otto Liernan, all of Watertown; Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Hinkelmann and Walter Hinkelmann, all of Marshfield; Mrs. Herbert Hederer of Colby; Mr. and Mrs. Herman Stange and family of Neenah, and Mr. and Mrs. Frank K. Stange of Kenosha.


Friends from out of town attending included: Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Oestreich and Mrs. Emilie Jenni of Spencer, Mrs. Louis Meier of Neillsville; Mr. and Mrs. Otto Luther and Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Frantz of Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. John Luther of Wausau; and Mr. and Mrs. Max Huey of Stevens Point.


Arrangements were made by the Myre Funeral Home.



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