Obit: Scherf, Floyd (1906 – 1965)


Surnames: Scherf, Parkinson, Goessling

---------Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 08/19/1965

Scherf, Floyd (2 MAR 1906 – 15 AUG 1965)

A lifelong resident of the Withee (Clark Co., Wis.) community, Floyd Scherf, died at 8:30 Sunday morning at St. Joseph’s Hospital of injuries sustained in an automobile accident which occurred on the 9th of August. He had been hospitalized since the accident and underwent major surgery for abdominal injuries on Wednesday.

Funeral services were conducted at two o’clock Tuesday afternoon from the Hoeper and Kraut Funeral Home. Rev. Robert Goessling, pastor of the United Church of Christ, Owen, was in charge of the service, with burial being made at Riverside Cemetery.

Arthur Karrow, Bertel, Jens Miller, Leon Bruchert, Don Hawks and Wm. Warns served as pallbearers, while Martha Rasmussen, Ida Munson, Irene Munson, Hester Welker, Julia albert, Carraine Albert and Arlie Hutchins were in charge of floral offerings.

Mr. Scherf was born March 2, 1906, in the town of Hixon (Clark Co., Wis.), near Withee, and received his education in the Withee schools. He had lived on the home farm until 1936, when he moved to make his home with his sister, Miss Natalie Scherf. He was never married.

Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Emmaline Parkinson, Owen; and Miss Natalie Scherf, Withee; and a brother, Sabon Scherf, Route 1, Withee.

He was preceded in death by a brother.



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