Obit: Garbisch, Bernhard L. (1893 - 1974)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Garbisch, Helm, Reich, Dahl, Billman, Schroeder, Neve. Siedler, Duerr, Felhofer, Poeppel, Muehl

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) /1974

Garbisch, Bernhard L. (23 May 1893 - 16 January 1974)

Bernhard L. Garbisch of Rt. 1 Granton, a lifelong resident of the Town of York, died January 16 at the Veterans Hospital in Madison at the age of 80. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon from Zion Lutheran Church, Granton, with the Rev. Richard Muehl officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery, with graveside rites conducted by the Loyal American Legion Post.

VFW Post No. 1866 of Marshfield conducted committal rites Friday evening at the Gilbertson Funeral Home, Granton, where the body of Mr. Garbisch was in state. Post members present were: LaVern Neve, commander; Andy Siedler, junior vice commander; Ray Duerr, post chaplain; Henry Felhofer, assistant; and Roy Poeppel, acting senior vice commander. Siedler was in charge of ceremonies for the post.

Born May 23, 1893, in the Town of York and educated there, Mr. Garbisch was married to the former Bertha Helm September 16, 1919, at Granton. He spent his lifetime on a farm in the Town of York. A veteran of World War I, Mr. Garbisch was a member of Zion Lutheran Church.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are two daughters, Mrs. Leland (Elnora) Reich of Granton and Ruth Garbisch of Manawa; three sons: Harold and Reuben of Granton and Bernard of Arpin; and 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He is also survived by four sisters: Mrs. Frieda Dahl and Mrs. Andrew Billman of Chili, Mrs. Wilbur Billman of Burlington and Mrs. Marion Schroeder of Racine; and one brother, William Garbisch of Mesa, Az.

Pallbearers were: Leland Garbisch, Roger Garbisch, Milton Garbisch, Marvin Garbisch, Erlin Dahl and Walter Helm. Mrs. Lee Garbisch was the organist.



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