Obit: Schlegelmilch, Charles J. (1881 - 1966)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Schlegelmilch, Goette, Casner, Zank, Clark, O’Connor, Ruhrmann, Lindloff


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) 2/10/1966


Schlegelmilch, Charles J. (21 July 1881 - 10 February 1966)


Funeral services for Charles J. Schlegelmilch, 84, of Neillsville who died Wednesday at his home, are scheduled for Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock from St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Neillsville.  The Rev. Norman Lindloff will officiate and burial will be made in the Neillsville Cemetery.


Mr. Schlegelmilch was born July 21, 1881, in Dane County, where he attended school.  He worked for a dray line in Prairie du Sac before his marriage on March 2, 1905, to the former Bertha Goette in Merrimac.


The family engaged in farming in the Prairie du Sac area until 1917, when they moved to Clark County, locating on a farm on Pleasant Ridge.  They farmed until 1962 at time of his retirement, when they moved to Neillsville. He was a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church.


He is survived by his wife; five children, Mrs. Emil (Alice) Casner of Arpin, Miss Mildred Schlegelmilch and Mrs. Albert (Hazel) Zank of Neillsville, Mrs. Richard (Esther) Clark of Blair, and Norbert Schlegelmilch of Neillsville; two sisters, Mrs. Margaret O’Connor of Chicago, Ill., and Mrs. Elizabeth Ruhrmann of Prairie du Sac.  Also surviving are 17 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.




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