Obit: Wenzel, Milfred V. (1906 – 1971)


Surnames: Wenzel, Kringl, Ball, Clifton, Dearth

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 14 Jan 1971

Wenzel, Milfred V. (20 FEB 1906 – 6 JAN 1971)

Milfred V. Wenzel, 64, of Owen (Clark Co., Wis.) died at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 6, 1971, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield following a coronary attack.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, Owen, and burial was made in Riverside Cemetery at Withee. The Reverend Lester Kringl officiated.

Mr. Wenzel was born February 20, 1906 in the town of Hixon in Clark County, and received his education in Clark County schools. He was married May 28, 1932, in Withee, to Edith Ball, who survives him.

The couple farmed in the Town of Hixon until 1857, when they came to Owen, where Mr. Wenzel had been a road patrolman for six years, and an attendant at Clark County Hospital before his retirement in 1969.

Survivors, in addition to his wife, are: two sons, Eugene, serving with the United States Air Force in Nebraska, and Vernon, White Bear Lake, Minnesota; two daughters, Mrs. Jerry (Donna) Clifton, Mesa, Arizona, and Mrs. Kenneth (Dolores) Dearth, Wautoma; and 3 grandchildren.



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