Obit: Luck, Frank F. (1889 - 1974)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Luck, Timm, Ketelhud, Hake, Youngblom, Maas, Peck, Schrage, Gehrt, Wedekind, Nickel, Miller, Mayor, Lehmann, Lindloff

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 12/19/1974

Luck, Frank F. (2 February 1889 – 11 December 1974)

A native and lifelong g resident of the Neillsville area, Frank F. Luck, 85, of Memorial Home, died December 11. Funeral services were held Saturday from St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church with the Rev. Norman W. Lindloff officiating. Interment was in the Neillsville City Cemetery.

Frank Luck, son of August and Augusta (Timm) Luck, was born February 2, 1889, in the Town of Levis and was educated in area schools and at the German School in Neillsville. His marriage to the former Hilda Ketelhud took place December 10, 1913, in Neillsville. Mrs. Luck died March 30, 1972.

Mr. Luck farmed in the Town of York for many years and was also a livestock dealer for many years. He built the Riverside Pavilion (Town of Levis) on the west side of the Black River, which he operated for quite some time. He was a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. Mr. Luck retired several years ago and entered Memorial Home one and one-half years ago because of failing health.

Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Warren (Helen) Hake of Neillsville and many nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were: Dale Hake, Harry Wedekind, Ray Wedekind, Herb Nickel, Clarence Miller and Harold Ketelhud.

Mrs. Harold Mayor sang “The Lord’s Prayer” and “Asleep in Jesus” accompanied by Victor Lehmann.

Among those from out-of-town attending the services were: Harold Ketelhud, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Herb W. Nickels and family, Germantown; Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Youngblom and sons, Dan and Tom, Pillage, Mn., Mrs. Marg Maas, Mrs. Ann Peck and Mr. and Mrs. George Schrage, Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. Everett Gehrt, Loyal; (and the balance was missing.)



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