Obit: Genrich, Henry Albert (1898 - 1993)

Provided by Jim Jantsch/Linda Mertens

Surnames:  Genrich, Malik, Chapman, Fenske, Carpenter, Ludwig, Chapman

----Source: Funeral Card

Genrich, Henry Albert (1 JUN 1898 - 19 JUL 1993)


Obit: Genrich, Henry Albert #2 (1898 - 1993)

Contact: Linda Mertens


Surnames: Genrich, Schaefer, Peters, Feddick, Chapman, Fenske

----Source - Private Collection

Henry Albert Genrich (1 Jun 1898 – 19 Jul 1993)

Funeral services will be held a 11 a.m. Thursday, July 22, at St. Louis Catholic Church, Dorchester, for Henry Albert Genrich, 95, Dorchester, who died Monday morning, July 19, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield. Rev. James Schaefer will officiate.

Burial will be in Dorchester Memorial Cemetery with full military rites. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will be after 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 21, at Maurina Funeral Home in Dorchester. A rosary service by the St. Louis Parish Council of Catholic Women will be held at 4:30 p.m.

He was born June 1, 1898, in Dorchester to the late Gustave and Matilda (Peters) Genrich. He was a veteran of World War I. He married Maria Feddick on May 20, 1924, in Stetsonville. She preceded him in death on May 1, 1978.

He was a life-long resident of Dorchester and a graduate of Abbotsford High School. He and his brother, Otto, owned and operated Genrich Implement in Dorchester from 1935 to 1955. He also worked with his brothers on the Genrich Mink Ranch and was employed as a watchman for Liberty Homes of Dorchester. He retired in 1970.

He was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church. He was also a member of the Leach-Paulson American Legion Post of Dorchester and was honored for 50 years of service by the Dorchester Volunteer Fire Department.

Survivors include three daughters, Blanche Chapman of Alma Center, Beverly (Norman) Fenske of New London, and Doris (Clarence) Carpenter of Abbotsford; two brothers, Otto of Dorchester, and Lloyd of Milwaukee; 16 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by five brothers, one sister, and one daughter.



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