Obit: Zarnke, Paul F. (1904 – 1967)

Contact: Dinah Reinke

Surnames: Zarnke, Unger, Rauch, Farmer, Murphy, Green, Gumm, Williams, Kimmel

------ Source: Tribune-Phonograph (Abbotsford and Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 04/06/1967

------ Zarnke, Paul F. (23 MAR 1904 – 01 APR 1967)

Funeral services for Paul F. Zarnke, Milwaukee, a native of the Colby area, were held Tuesday at the First United Church of Christ, Colby. The Rev. Kenneth Dix officiated, and burial was in the Colby cemetery. Funeral arrangements were handled by Lulloff Funeral Home, Colby. Mr. Zarnke died Saturday, April 1, at Milwaukee of a cerebral hemorrhage. He was 63 years old.

Paul Zarnke was born March 23, 1904, in the town of Hull. He attended Colby area schools and farmed in the town of Hull until 1941. He spent one year in the state of Washington, and had lived and worked since then with a brother-in-law, John Murphy, in Milwaukee. He never married.

Survivors are two brothers, William of Stratford, and Otto, of Milwaukee, and eight sisters, Mrs. Robert (Ella) Unger, Owen, Mrs. Stuben (Irma) Rauch, Kirkland, Wash., Mrs. Bertha Farmer, Mrs. John (Helen) Murphy, Mrs. Harry (Olga) Green, Mrs. Everett (Lillian) Gumm, Mrs. Earl (Leona) Williams and Mrs. Arlene Kimmel, all of the Milwaukee area.

He was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.



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