Obit: Daellenbach, Fred (1879 – 1964)

Contact: Dinah Reinke


Surnames: Daellenbach, Steinke, Carlen, Struglinski, Foster, Schmidt, Papenfuss, Cox

------Source: Tribune-Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 01/09/1964

------Daellenbach, Fred (10 MAY 1879 – 7 JAN 1964)

Funeral services for Fred Daellenbach, 84, of route 1, Merrilan, formerly of Abbotsford, who died Tuesday, will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock at Christ Lutheran church, Abbotsford, with burial to follow in the Abbotsford cemetery.  The Rev. F. H. Sprengler will officiate.

The body will lie in state beginning Thursday evening at the Polnaszek Funeral Home at Abbotsford until noon Saturday when it will be taken to the church.

Fred Daellenbach was born May 10, 1879 in Thun, Switzerland and at the age of three was brought to the United States by his parents who homesteaded a farm in the town of Mayville.

He was educated in the Pleasant Hill school and lived on the homestead until 1945 when he retired from farming and moved to Abbotsford where he worked as a mason and also for Streckert Manufacturing for a time.  About nine years ago he retired.

He and the former Martha Steinke were married Dec. 9, 1913 at St. Peter’s Lutheran church, Dorchester.

In September, 1962, Mr. and Mrs. Daellenbach moved to Hatfield where death occurred at his home at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday.

Surviving him are his widow and five daughters, Mrs. Robert (Leona) Carlen, North Brook, Il., Mrs. Vincent (Luella) Struglinski, Chicago, Mrs. James (Anita) Foster, route 1, Merrillan, Mrs. Nicholas (Lorraine) Schmidt, Des Plaines, Ill., and Mrs. Harold (Margaret) Papenfuss, of Brookfield.

There are 16 grand children and one great grand child.  Also surviving are three brothers and one sister, John Daellenbach of Abbotsford, Chris Daellenbach of Siren, Paul Daellenbach of Malta, Mont., and Mrs. William (Bertha) Cox of Duluth.

Preceding him in death were one son, one sister, one brother and his parents.




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