Obit: Kelnhofer, Sylvius G. (1914 - 2002)

Contact: Ken

Surnames: Kelnhofer, Radlinger, Hilgart, Laglois, Jackson


----Source: Ashland Daily Press (Ashland, Ashland Co., Wis.) Fri., 28 June 2002


Kelnhofer, Sylvius G. (3 Aug. 1914 - 27 June 2002)

PARK FALLS -- Sylvius G. Kelnhofer, 87, Park Falls, died Thur. June 27, 2002, at Park Manor Nursing Home in Park Falls. He was born on August 3, 1914, in Blenker, Wis., the son of Joseph and RoseMary Kelnhofer.

His early life and schooling were in Auburndale and then Park Falls. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during WW II. On September 6, 1947, he married June Pauline Radlinger in Park Falls. Sylv worked for the Roddis and Hines Lumber Companies and then for the Flambeau Paper Mill in Park Falls for 31 years until his retirement. He was a member of the Park Falls VFW and American Legion, the Knights of Columbus, and the Paper Makers Local 445 Union.

He is survived by his wife June of Park Falls; three brothers: Arnold (Katherine) Kelnhofer of Appleton; Roman (Marty) Kelnhofer of Stevens Point; and Dennis (Lynn) Kelnhofer of Reynoldsburg, Ohio; two sisters: Hildegarde Hilgart of Marshfield; Mildred Laglois of Milwaukee; and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Michael, four sisters: Rita, Irene, Aurelia, and Veronica, and an infant brother.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Mon. from St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Park Falls. Fr. James Jackson will officiate.

Burial will follow at Nola Cemetery with military rites under the auspices of both the Park Falls American Legion and VFW Posts.

A visitation will be held at the church on Sun. from 4 until 8 p.m. with a Parish Prayer Vigil at 7 p.m.

The Novitzke Funeral Home, Park Falls, is handling the arrangements.



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