Obit: Straus, Gilbert (1907 - 1990)



----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner (Clark County, Wis.) 08/01/1990

Straus, Gilbert (1907 - 1990)

Funeral services were held Thursday, July 26, at 2 p.m. at Rinka Funeral Home for Gilbert Staus, 82, formerly of Greenwood. He died Monday, July 23, 1990 at 7:45 p.m. at Neillsville Memorial Home. Rev. John Tschudy officiated at the service, and burial was in the Greenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers were Bob Worden, Bud Brown, Charles Kramer, Harold Dillenbeck, Frank Artac, and Allan Dallman. Violet Speich was honorary pallbearer.

Gilbert Straus was born Oct. 2, 1907 in Chicago to Frederick and Laura (Mein) Straus. He attended schools in Chicago. He was a graduate of Columbia Business College.

On Aug. 16, 1933, he and Mildred Schmidt were married in Chicago. They moved to Wisconsin in 1951, where he farmed in the town of Beaver. He was employed at Greenwood Credit Union from 1959 until 1972. He lived in the city of Greenwood until entering Neillsville Memorial Home in Sept. 1989.

Survivors include one son, Gilbert of Sussex, and one daughter, Vivian Straughan, Waukesha, and three grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents, his wife in March 1983, and three brothers, Frederick, Chester and Raymond.

Funeral services were handled by Rinka Funeral Homes, Greenwood.



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