Kissinger, Alvin L. (1900 - 1981)







----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner (Clark County, Wis.) 02/11/1981

Kissinger, Alvin L. (1900 - 1981)

Funeral services for Alvin L. Kissinger, 80, of Route 1, Chili, Town of Fremont, Clark County, were at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 7, at Christ Lutheran Church, Chili.

Mr. Kissinger died at 3:15 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 4, 1981, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield, where he had been admitted on Jan. 1.

Officiating was Rev. Horst W. Augustin. Mrs. Henry Grottke and Mrs. Harold Montag provided musical selections.

Serving as pallbearers were George Krasselt III, Richard, Jon, James Jr., Jeffrey, Jay and Scott Krasselt and Richard Griesbach. Interment was in Salem Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery. Hansen Funeral Home, Marshfield, handled arrangements.

Alvin Kissinger was born to the late Jake and Lou Kissinger on Oct. 11, 1900, in the Town of Sherman, Clark County. He attended Town of Sherman Schools.

He farmed before moving to Milwaukee, where he was employed by Nash Auto Mfg. Co. In 1927, he moved to the Town of Fremont to farm. He farmed until 1961, then was employed by Pathfinder Mobile Homes in Spencer until retiring in 1971.

He held various offices at Christ Lutheran Church, was past president of Riverside Cheese Factory, Town of Fremont, and past president of Salem Lutheran Cemetery Association.

He was married June 22, 1922, at Salem Lutheran Church, Veefkind, to Vera Krasselt. She died April 11, 1950. On May 3, 1952, he and Ruth Krasselt were married at Trinity Lutheran Parsonage in Loyal. She survives.

Surviving him besides his wife are four step-sons, George Krasselt II, Levittown, Pa.; James Krasselt, Sr., Spencer; and Dale and Roger Krasselt, both of Chili; 18 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

One son, one step-son, two sisters, and one brother are deceased.



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