Obit: Flatz, Harvey Leonard (1892 – 1958)


Surnames: Flatz, Warner, Buker, Hare, Toburen, Behrens, Hoehne, Vinger, Olson, Baake, Nunnemacher, Boles, Ketchum, Ellingson

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) 15 May 1958

Flatz, Harvey Leonard (29 FEB 1892 – 7 MAY 1958)

Harvey Leonard Flatz, 66, former resident of Greenwood (Clark Co., Wis.), died at the Park Falls Hospital on Wednesday, May 7, 1958. He had been living at his resort near Loretta and had been ill for some time.

Mr. Flatz, son of William Flatz and the late Mrs. Flatz, was born at Faribault, Minn., on February 29, 1892.

On December 29, 1916 he was united in marriage to Maud Hazel Warner at Terry, Montana. They lived on a ranch in Montana until June 1926, when they came to Greenwood, where he operated the Northside Filling Station, and also one at Loyal. He sold the stations in 1941 and bought a piece of land on Bear Lake near Loretta, Wis., which he made into a resort. He and his wife were managing this resort at the time of his death.

The body was brought to the Hill Funeral Home in Greenwood, where it lay in state until 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, when it was taken to the church.

Funeral services were conducted at Our Savior's Lutheran Church at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 8, 1958, with the Rev. Ira Tanner, pator, officiating. Burial was made in the Greenwood Cemetery.

During the service Mrs. Everett Ellingson, Madison, sang "Rock of Ages" and "The Old Rugged Cross," accompanied by Romaine Ellingson at the organ.

The pallbearers were Cy Buker, Ervin Toburen, Merrill Hare, Fred Behrens, George Hoehne and Palmer Vinger.

Besides his wife, he leaves to mourn his death, one son, Dalmain, San Diego, Calif.; his father, Wm. Flatz, and one brother, Howard, Scranton, N.D.; four sisters, Mrs. Oscar (Lillian) Olson of Scranton, N.D.; Mrs. Oscar (Dorothy) Baake, New England, N.D.; Mrs. Jake (Margaret) Nunnemacher, Hokah, Minn.; Mrs. Floyd (Evelyn) Bowles, Tacoma, Washington.

His mother and one sister, Mrs. Clyde (Belle) Ketchum, preceded him in death.



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