Obit: Lautenbach, Arthur H. (1894 – 1963)

Contact: Betty Comstock


Surnames:  Lautenbach, Loppnow, Sweeney, Catlin, Gotter, Pecore, Messing, Gerfin, Schoonover, Schlinsog, Schultz, Colby, Voss, Heppe, Eimer, Wolfe, Horst, Carlson, Mrotek, Messing, Helms, St. Dennis, Herdrich, Seif, Wall, Foemmel, Schlinsog, Schuelke,

----Source: Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark Co., Wis.) 05/02/1963

Lautenbach, Arthur H. (20 MAY 1894 – 02 MAY 1963)

Funeral services for Arthur H. Lautenbach, 68, Loyal were held Monday afternoon, April 29, 9n Trinity Lutheran Church with Rev. Alden Moldenhauer officiating.  Burial was made in the parish cemetery.  The Myre Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Lautenbach died at 2:45 a.m. Saturday morning in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield of cardiac complications.  He had been admitted to the hospital Friday.

Beatrice and Helen Noeldner sang “Abide With Me” and “I Know That my Redeemer Liveth”.  They were accompanied at the organ by Faith Moldenhauer.

Pallbearers were Bert Brown, William Butterbrodt, Chester Smith, Ed Bowe, Fred Heiking and Verland Dux.

Mr. Lautenbach was born May 20, 1894 in Granton and received his education in Granton schools.  He worked as a blacksmith in the community for several years.  On March 28, 1921 he was married in Trinity Lutheran Church Loyal, to Ida Loppnow who survives him.

In 1938 the couple moved to a farm in the town of Grant and lived there until 1948 when they moved to a farm in the town of Loyal.  In 1958 they came to the city of Loyal.  He was a veteran of World War I, a member of the American Legion and of Trinity Lutheran Church.

In addition to his wife he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Richard (Shirle) Sweeney, Clearwater, Florida; and Mrs. Richard (Rochelle) Catlin, Eau Claire; four grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Ferdinand (Theresa) Gotter, Loyal; Mrs. Lisette Pecore, Wausau; Mrs. Elmer (Leona) Messing, Marshfield; five brothers, Oscar, Longanville; Hugo, Reinhart and Ewald, Milwaukee and Ed, Granton.  One brother died in infancy.

Relatives and friends attending the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Richard Sweeney and family, Clearwater, Florida;  Hugo Lautenbach, Mr. and Mrs. Reinhart Lautenbach, Mr. and Mrs. Ewald Lautenbach, Dale Lautenbach, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Gerfin, Mr. and Mrs. Allan Schoonover, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Lautenbach, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinand Gotter, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Schlinsog, Loyal; Harvey Pecore, Lloyd Pecore, Rhinelander; Mrs. Lisetta Pecore, Wausau.

Oscar Lautenbach, Loganville; Mr. and Mrs. Dick Lautenbach and Mr. and Mrs. Leland Schultz, Reedsburg; Mr. and Mrs. Buford Schoonover, Oconomowoc; Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Colby and family, Crystal Lake, Illinois; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Voss, Horicon; Mr. and Mrs. Earl Heppe, Mrs. Art Eimer, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wolfe, LaVerne Horst, Hartford; Mr. and Mrs. Arne Carlson, Wisconsin Rapids; Mrs. Roman Mrotek, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Messing, and Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Helms, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard St. Dennis, Marshfield.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Herdrich, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Catlin, Eau Claire; Mr. and Mrs. Dave Seif, Anita Lautenbach, Mrs. Fred Wall, Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Foemmel, Neillsville; Mr. and Mrs. Ed Lautenbach, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Lautenbach, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Foemmel, Victor Lautenbach, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Lautenbach, Walter Schlinsog, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Schlinsog, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schuelke, Granton.  Many friends from the Granton, Neillsville, Spencer, Eau Claire and Marshfield areas also attended.




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