Obit: Gloff, Herman (1879 - 1968)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Gloff, Fritz, Erpenbach, Schaefer, Grottke, Nickels, Butterbrodt, Kopp, Garbisch, Korth, Ratsch, Durni, Frantz, Wesenberg, Marks, Schoenherr, Lehmann, Lindloff

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 6/06/1968

Gloff, Herman (2 March 1879 - 30 May 1968)

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon from St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church for Herman Gloff, 89, of Neillsville, who died Thursday in Neillsville. The Rev. Norman W. Lindloff officiated. Burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery.

Mr. Gloff was born March 2, 1879, in Russia. He came to the United States when he was 15 years of age, and worked in coal mines in Virginia. Later the family moved to Clark County, locating on a farm in the Town of Grant, where he farmed until 1945. Mr. Gloff and his wife moved to Neillsville, where he worked for the city and for Auto-Test, Inc., prior to his retirement.

He was married in April, 1908, in Neillsville, to Pauline Fritz, who died in 1949. Since 1962 Mr. Gloff had made his home with Mr. and Mrs. Tony Erpenbach.

He is survived by five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were: John Gloff, Harry Frantz, Herbert Grottke, Faune Durni, Emil Wesenberg and Albert Marks. Edward Schoenherr, accompanied by Victor Lehmann, sang, “For Me to Live in Jesus” and “Abide with Me.”

People from out of town here for the funeral included: Mr. and Mrs. Alton Schaefer, Miss Altha and Ronald Schaefer, and Miss Alma Grottke, all of Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Nickels and five children of Nekoosa; Mrs. Marvelene Butterbrodt of Loyal; Mr. and Mrs. Ferd Kopp, Mrs. Fala Gloff and Carol of Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Garbisch and Charles Korth of Granton; Donald Erpenbach of Stratford; Mr. and Mrs. Jack Ratsch of Greenwood; and Mr. and Mrs. Faune Durni of Merrillan.



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