Obit: Scholtz, Lewis E. (1883 - 1976)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Scholtz, Zipfel, Huckstead, Counsell, Gassen, Hill, Kunze, Holman, Voegeli, Tullis, DeFoe

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 8/19/1976

Scholtz, Lewis E. (24 September 1883 – 17 August 1976)

Lewis E. Scholtz, 82, of 10 Court St., Neillsville, was pronounced dead on arrival Tuesday morning, August 17, at Memorial Hospital. Funeral services are scheduled for Friday at 1:30 p.m. from the Georgas-Gesche Funeral Home with the Rev. William Noble of the United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in the Neillsville City Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 9 p.m. this (Thursday) evening, on Friday morning, and until time of services.

Lewis Scholtz, son of Albert and Bertha Zipfel Scholtz, was born September 24, 1883, in the Town of Sherwood and was educated in local schools. He farmed for a time in the Town of Washburn and was also a cheesemaker. After his marriage, he farmed in the Town of Grant for many years.

Mr. Scholtz who passed away suddenly, was a former chairman of the Town of Grant and a former member of the Clark County board of supervisors. He was one of the original members of the Clark County Green Thumb.

His marriage to the former Florence Counsell, who survives, took place in 1957 in Neillsville. His first wife, the former Mary Huckstead, preceded him in death in 1952.

Survivors, in addition to his wife, Florence, include six children, Mrs. Matt (Virginia) Gassen of Neillsville, Arlo Scholtz of Eau Claire, Mrs. William (Joyce) Hill of Radisson, Charles Scholtz of Milwaukee, Mrs. Robert (Edith) Kunze and Mrs. Ruth Holman of Neillsville; one stepson, Keith Counsell of Fraser, Mi.; and 24 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. He is further survived by three sisters, Mrs. John (Minnie) Voegeli of Cambria and Mrs. Isabel Tullis and Mrs. Beulah DeFoe of Waukesha.


Obit: Scholtz, Lewis E. #2 (1883 - 1976)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Scholtz, Hill, Schneider, Counsell, Voegeli, Slinger, Tullis, DeFoe, Hartenstein, Thiel, Kunze, Gassen, Millard, Wolff, Vosseteig, Poppy, Gall, Huser, Seefeldt, Christie, Wetsch, Seman, Schmitz, Smith, Noble

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 8/26/1976

Scholtz, Lewis E. (24 September 1883 - 17 August 1976)

Funeral services were held Friday from the Georgas-Gesche Funeral Home for Lewis E. Scholtz, 82, of Neillsville, who died Tuesday, August 17. The Rev. William Noble of the United Methodist Church officiated, and burial followed in the Neillsville City Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Lamar Schmitz, Eugene Christie, Albert Smith, John Gassen, Tom Scholtz and Robert Hill.

Kendall Smith sang “How Great Thou Art” and Just a Closer Walk With Thee.” Mrs. Elaine Smith was the accompanist.

Among those attending the services were the following from out of town; Mr. and Mrs. Arlo Scholtz, Steve and Tom and Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Scholtz, Eau Claire; Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hill, Radisson; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Scholtz, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hill and Billy and Rai Ann Hill, Elroy; Mr. and Mrs. Jim Schneider, Union Center; Mr. and Mrs. Keith Counsell, Fraser, Mi.; Mr. and Mrs. John Voegeli and Billy Singer and friend, Cambria; Mrs. Isabel Tullis and George Tullis, Mrs. Beulah DeFoe, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hartenstein and Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Scholtz, Waukesha; Kim Kunze and Debbie Thiel, Wausau;

Brad Kunze, Baraboo; Greg Gassen and Mrs. Elizabeth Millard, Beaver Dam; Mrs. Elsie Wolff, Chetek; Mrs. Doris Vosseteig and Mr. and Mrs. Jens Vosseteig, Galesville; Mr. and Mrs. David Vosseteig, Westby; Mr. and Mrs. Clement Scholtz, Aurora, Il.; Roland Gall, Okauchee; Mrs. Theo Huser and Petrine and Mrs. Elaine Seefeldt, Arpin; Matt Gassen, Sr., Mr. and Mrs, Kenneth Christie and sons and Mrs. Julius Wetsch, La Crosse; Helen and Joe Seman, Fond du Lac.



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