Obit: Heindl, Martin (1882 - 1964)


Surnames: Heindl, Dessl, Gonnering, Feldbruegge, Ellenbecker, Rozek, Verbooman, Kiefer

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 02/27/1964

Heindl, Martin (11 MAY 1882 - 19 FEB 1964)

Funeral services for Martin Heindl, 81, of the town of Mayville (Clark Co., Wis.), who died unexpectedly of a heart attack Feb. 19, 1964, were held Saturday morning at St. Louis Catholic Church, Dorchester. A solemn mass of requiem was sung at 10:30. Rev. Arthur Heindl of Fennimore was celebrant, Rev. Francis Heindl of La Crosse, deacon, and Rev. Gerald Schuh, pastor of St. Louis congregation, sub-deacon.

Burial was made in the Dorchester Memorial Cemetery.

Six grandsons served as pallbearers: Donald Feldbruegge, Kenneth and Galen Ellenbecker, Robert and Gerald Gonnering and David, Heindl, Members of St. Louis Court of the Catholic Order of Foresters were honorary pallbearers. Mr. Heindl was a charter member of the Court and was financial secretary for 45 years, having retired only a year ago.

Martin H. Heindl was born May 11, 1882 at Kaukauna, where he received his education. For the past 56 years he farmed in the town of Mayville. About a year ago he sold the farm to his son, Wilfred, but remained on the place and took an active part in farm work. Enjoying good health until an unexpected heart attack Wednesday morning. He was admitted to St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield, where his death occurred at 10:15 p.m.

Mr. Heindl was a member and trustee of St. Louis Catholic Church, Dorchester, The Catholic Order of Foresters, treasurer of the Hillside Cheese Factory, and served on the Hilltop School Board.

He is survived by his wife, the former Theresa Dessl, whom he married Jan. 18, 1910 at Darboy, and four sons, Lawrence, Clemence and Wilfred, Dorchester, and Evarist, Milwaukee; five daughters, Mrs. Clarence (Tillie) Gonnering, Mrs. Henry (Celia) Feldbruegge and Mrs. Art (Catherine) Ellenbecker, Dorchester, Sister M. Bernette, Chicago, and Mrs. Harry (Gertrude) Rozek, Milwaukee; four brothers, Andrew, Frank and William, Kaukauna, and Nic, Abbotsford; two sisters, Mrs. Andrew (Mary) Verbooman, Kaukauna and Mrs. Joseph (Magdalene) Kiefer, Randall, Kan.; 31 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three sons and a brother.



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