Obit: Malchow, William W. (1893 – 1965)

Contact: Dinah Reinke


Surnames: Malchow, Tischendorf, Werner, Beisner, Gipp, Schumacher, Ortlieb, Marquardt, Fritsch, Stevens, Fritsch, Sprague, Barker, Werner, Rau, Aenker, Marlow

Source: Tribune-Phonograph (Abbotsford and Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 08/19/1965 Malchow, William W. (05 DEC 1893 – 13 AUG 1965)

Funeral services for William W. Malchow, 71, rural Dorchester, were held Tuesday, Aug. 17, at the Peace Evangelical United Church of Christ, Dorchester. The Rev. Hugh Evans officiated, and burial was made in the Dorchester Memorial cemetery.

Mr. Malchow died Friday evening, Aug. 13, at the veterans hospital, Madison, where he had been a patient for the past two months. He had been in ill health for six months.

Pallbearers were Paul Tischendorf, Ed Werner, Herman Beisner, David Gipp, Nick Schumacher and Rodolph Ortlieb.

Miss Sharon Stubb sang during the ceremony, accompanied by Mrs. Jerome Rankl on the organ. Funeral arrangements were attended to by the Maurina Funeral Home, Dorchester.

William Malchow was born Dec. 5, 1893, in the town of Mayville, and received his education in

Dorchester schools. He farmed his entire life at route 1, Dorchester, and had served from many years as constable of the town of Mayville. His first marriage was to Caroline Marquardt, who preceded him in death. His second marriage took place June 28, 1829, at Dorchester, to Gertrude Fritsch, who survives him.

Other survivors include two sons, Herbert of Antigo, and Roger of West Allis; four step children, Vernon Fritsch, Augusta, Ga., Herbert Fritsch, Maywood, Ill., Mrs. Harold (Audrey) Stevens, Janesville, and Jeanette Fritsch at home; six sisters, Mrs. Anna Sprague, Stevens Point, Mrs. Seth (Louise) Barker, Abbotsford, Mrs. Emma Werner and Mrs. Henry (Mary) Rau, both of Dorchester, Mrs. Hugo (Bertha) Aenker, Park Falls, and Mrs. Alvina Marlow, Monroe; two brothers, Walter Malchow of Stevens Point and Fred Malchow, Dorchester; six grand children and three great grand children.

He was preceded in death by his first wife and a brother.           



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