Obit: Gretzner, Adolph #2 (1880 - 1965)

Contact: Betty Comstock


Surnames: Gretzner, Luther, Wolfe, Schultz, Foelske, Hayes, Kelly, Haselow, Schultz, Langfeldt, Marvin, Stange, Olsen, Schwan, Lau, Foelske, Gropp, Lindner  

----Source: Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark Co., Wis.) 04/15/1965

Gretzner, Adolph (27 FEB 1880 – 06 APR 1965)

Funeral services were held Friday at 2 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Loyal for Adolph Gretzner, 86, who died at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Hospital in Neillsville, where he had been a patient since March 18.

Rev. A.M. Moldenhauer officiated and burial was made in the Lutheran Cemetery.  The Myre Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Active pallbearers were Albert Haselow, Eric Schultz, Arthur Wolfe, Gordon Haselow, Robert Langfeldt, and Dale Wolfe.

Mrs. Erwin and Mrs. Verland Dux sang “Beautiful Savior” and “What A Friend We Have in Jesus,” accompanied at the organ by Mrs. John Olson.

Mr. Gretzner was born February 27, 1880, in Germany, and at the age of four, came with his parents to the United States.  The family settled in West Bloomfield where they resided until 1900, when they moved to the Loyal area. His marriage to Alvina Luther, who preceded him in Death February2, 1953, took place October 28, 1903 in the town of Loyal.

He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Art (Eva) Wolfe, Spencer; Mrs. Eric (Gladys) Schultz, North Fond du Lac; and Mrs. Albert (Violet) Foelske, Loyal; two sisters, Mrs. Millie Hayes, Owen and Mrs. Tillie Kelly, Milwaukee; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by four sisters, a brother and a grandchild.

Those who attended are as follows:  Mrs. Millie Hayes, Owen; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Marvin, Van Dyne; Mr. Otto Luther, Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. Emil Luther, Herfford; Mr. and Mrs. John Luther, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Stange, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Luther, all of Wausau; Mr. and Mrs. Doug Luther, Dancy; Mr. and Mrs. Connie Olsen, Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Schwan, Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Lau, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Foelske, all of Loyal; Mrs. Clara Luther, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gropp and Mr. and Mrs. Merlyn Lindner, all of Spencer.



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