Obit: Wessel, Adolph ( 1867 - 1939)

Transcriber: Allan Wessel

Surnames: Wessel, Schwarze, Oberkrueger, Auebach, Tieman, Tohl

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner Oct 1939

Wessel, Adolph (15 Oct 1867- 12 Oct 1939)

Funeral services were conducted at the home and at Braun Settlement Reformed Church for Adolph Wessel, 71, who died October, 12, 1939 at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Schwarze in the Town of Warner. Interment took place in the Braun Settlement cemetery.

Mr. Wessel, son of the late Bernard and Johanna Oberkrueger Wessel , was born in Lippedetmold, Germany, Oct 15 1867. In 1892 he came to the United States and worked in Sheboygan and Manitowoc Counties until 1898, when he was married on Aug 13 to Anna Auerbach. After their marriage Mr. and Mrs. Wessel purchased a farm in the Town of Mead, where Mrs. Wessel died June 8, 1917. Twelve years later Mr. Wessel sold his farm to his son, Albert, and moved to the City of Greenwood. In June of this year his health began to fail and he was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield, where he received medical treatment for a short time. Since that time he had lived with his son-in-law and daughter, the Albert Schwarzes.

Mr. Wessel is survived by four sons, Walter Wessel, Neenah; Alfred Wessel, Town of Mead; Adolph Wessel, Dixon, Ill. and Theodore Wessel, Town of Mead and two daughters, Mrs. Alfred (Ella) Schwarze, Town of Warner, and Mrs. Donald (Lydia) Tieman, Town of Butler. Three children died in infancy. There is also a sister, Mrs. William Tohl, Plymouth.



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