Obit: Gottschalk, Gerald H. (1942 - 1963)


Surnames: Gottschalk

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 10/03/1963

Gottschalk, Gerald H. (23 OCT 1942 - 23 SEP 1963)

(Note: Birth and death dates taken from Unity Trinity Cemetery listing)

Funeral services for Gerald henry Gottschalk, 20, of East Moline, Ill., were held Thursday afternoon, Sept. 26, 1963, at Trinity Lutheran Church at Unity.

Mr. Gottschalk was killed in a two-car head-on collision near Hillsdale, Ill., about 11:30 the previous Sunday night.

Interment was made in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. The Rev. Robert Langseth officiated. Pallbearers were Alan Justman, Harvey Matson, Merlin Kilty, Richard Kilty, Rogert Kilty and John Kilty.

Music was provided by the Trinity Lutheran senior choir, singing "Under His Wing" and "My Faith Looks Up to Thee." Myrl Messer was the accompanist.

Those attending from out of town include Mr. and Mrs. Arvil Baumgart and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Kobs, Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. Gary Nienow, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Kilty and Miss Marian Kilty, Edgar; Mr. and Mrs. Don Czerwinski, Wausau, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Gottschalk and family, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Kilty and family, Mr. and Mrs. Don Kilty and family, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Kilty, Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Kilty and family, Unity; Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Gottschalk, Mrs. Adel Gottschalk, Albert and Ruben, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Thidiz, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Kops, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Kilty and William Kilty, Colby, Mr. and Mrs. Lavern Gottschalk, Mr. and Mrs. Elroy Gottschalk, Milwaukee; Miss Myrtle Gottschalk, Kenilworth, Ill., Mrs. Joseph Raatz and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. John Kilty and Jerry, Greenwood, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kilty and family, Spencer; Mr. and Mrs. Vern Kilty, Athens; Mr. and Mrs. Emil Johnson, Mrs. Albert Matson, Harvey and Sharon, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Ewald, Jane and Mary, Mrs. Alfred Krings, and Mr. and Mrs. Gary Ewald, Unity; Mrs. Ferdinand Ewald and Ed Matson, Detroit, Mich., Mrs. Lloyd Buell and daughter, and Mr. and Mrs. Michael Enghol, East Moline, Ill., Ed Strze and his mother and Lloyd Hophenburger and his mother, Sterling, Ill., and many friends from Spencer, Colby, Curtiss, Abbotsford, Athens, Auburndale, Greenwood, Stetsonville and the surrounding area.





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