Obit: Ehlert, Arthur (1887 - 1967)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Ehlert, Galoff, Hoeck, Kelling, Kulsa, Piater, Biggs, Wegner

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 12/21/1967

Ehlert, Arthur (31 December 1887 - 12 December 1967)

Funeral services were held Friday in Medford for Arthur Ehlert, 79, in Medford, who died December 12 in the hospital there. Burial was made in the Evergreen Cemetery in Medford.

Mr. Ehlert, a former Neillsville resident, was born December 31(1887) in Dundee, Ill., where he attended school. On March 14, 1914, he was married in Neillsville to the former Gertrude Galoff who died in 1955. They resided in the Neillsville area until 1937, when they moved to Taylor County, where they were engaged in farming. He retired in 1954 and at that time moved into Medford.

He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church of Medford and St. John’s Lutheran Church in Yellow River. He formerly served as a school board member in Neillsville.

He is survived by five daughters: Mrs. Louis (Verna) Hoeck of Medford, Mrs. William (Lorraine) Kelling of Highland park, Ill., Mrs. John (Eleanore) Kulsa of Thorp, Mrs. Andrew (Arlene) Piater of Rib Lake, and Mrs. Joseph (Marie) Kulsa of Thorp; and by three sons, George of Medford, and Howard and Robert of Thorp. Other survivors are: two brothers, Carl of Wausau and Erich of Ft. Atkinson; and three sisters, Mrs. Laura Biggs and Miss Louise Ehlert of Neillsville and Mrs. Walter (Marie) Wegner of Hayward. Fifty-three grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren also survive.





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