Obit: Ehlert, Arthur (1887 – 1967)


Surnames: Ehlert, Galoff, Hoeck, Kelling, Piater, Kulesa, Briggs, Wegner

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 21 Dec 1967

Ehlert, Arthur (31 DEC 1887 – 12 DEC 1967)

Arthur Ehlert, 79, of 216 S. Third St. Medford, died at 3:30 a.m. Tuesday at Memorial Hospital in Medford.

Funeral services were held Friday at 10:30 a.m. in Immanuel Lutheran Church in Medford, with Rev. Zank officiating. Burial was made in Medford Evergreen Cemetery.

Mr. Ehlert was born Dec. 31, 1887 at Dundee, Ill. His marriage to Gertrude Galoff took place March 14, 1914 at Neillsville (Clark Co., Wis.), and they lived there until 1937, when they moved to a farm in the town of Taft in Taylor County. In 1954 he retired and moved to Medford. His wife died in 1955. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church at Medford, and St. John's Lutheran Church at Yellow River, and a former school board member at Neillsville.

He is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Louis (Verna) Hoeck, Medford; Mrs. William (Lorraine) Kelling, Highland Park, Ill.; Mrs. John (Eleanor) Kulesa, Thorp; Mrs. Andrew (Arlene) Piater, Rib Lake, and Mrs. Joseph (Marie) Kulesa, Thorp; three sons, George Ehlert, route 3, Medford; Howard Ehlert, Thorp, and Robert Ehlert, Thorp; 53 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Carl Ehlert of Wausau and Erich Ehlert, Fort Atkinson, and three sisters, Mrs. Laura Briggs, Neillsville; Miss Louis Ehlert, Neillsville, and Mrs. Walter Wegner, Hayward.

A daughter and a brother preceded him in death.



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