Obit: Pischer, Harold A. (1894 - 1967)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Pischer, Lautenbach, Schmidt, Barkley, Hrabik, Penwell, Woodward, Larson, Roehrborn, Swenson, Naedler, Scott, Bartell, Bergemann, Schoenherr, Lehmann, Hanson, Smith, Polansky, Christianson, Garrels, Plesch, Baird, Mundt, Helm, Keuer, Garbisch, Lindloff

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 4/13/1967

Pischer, Harold A. (23 March 1894 - 3 April 1967)

Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon from the Georgas Funeral Home for Harold A. Pischer, 73, of Neillsville, who died April 3, in the Veterans Hospital at Wood. The Rev. Norman W. Lindloff of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Neillsville officiated. Burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery.

Mr. Pischer was born March 23, 1894, in the Town of Grant, son of the late Henry and Emelia (Lautenbach) Pischer. He attended school in Clark County and attended a barbering school in Milwaukee. He operated a barber shop in Neillsville for many years, retiring in 1945. He was a veteran of World War I, having entered the armed forces June 27, 1918, receiving his discharge February 5, 1919. Mr. Pischer was married October 1, 1922, to the former Emily Schmidt in Neillsville.

He is survived by his wife; two children, Mrs. Berle (Helen) Barkley of Milwaukee and Marvin Pischer of Black River Falls. Other survivors are four sisters, Mrs. Alma Hrabik of Chicago, Ill., Mrs. Frank (Elsie) Penwell of Sarasota, Fla., Mrs. Francis (Hilda) Woodward of Chicago, Ill., Mrs. Ed (Edna) Larson of Western Springs, Ill; and three brothers, Reuben of Portland, Ore., Alvin of Wisconsin Rapids, and Dan of Sarasota, Fla.; and by two grandchildren.

Military rites at the graveside were conducted by the Wisconsin National Guard Company and the American Legion. Pallbearers were: Harry Roehrborn, John Swenson, Henry Naedler, Jess W. Scott, Paul Bartell and John R. Bergemann.

Miss Beverly Schoenherr sang, “What a Friend we have in Jesus,” accompanied by Victor Lehmann.

People from out of town here for the funeral included: Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Pischer and son, Jeff, of Black River Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Berle Barley and Sharon and Leonard Hanson of Milwaukee; Hary Roehrborn of West Bend; Mrs. Alma Hrabik, Mrs. Francis Woodward and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Smith of Chicago, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Ed Larson of Western Springs, ill.; Dan Pischer of Sarasota, Fla.

Rueben Pischer of Portland, Ore.; Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Pischer, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Polansky and Mr. and Mrs. Duane Christianson, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Christianson and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Garrels of Wisconsin Rapids; Mr. and Mrs. Everett Plesch of Mattoon; Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Baird of Greenwood; Mrs. Amelia Mundt of Chili; Martin G. Lautenbach, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Helm, Mrs. Oswald Pischer, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Keuer and Mrs. Nelda Garbisch, Granton.



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