Obit: Schnabel, Clarence R. (1909 - 1976)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Schnabel, Lipkie, Krause, Wagner, Scharf, Volz, Rasmussen, Pigott, Doehr, Schlinsog, Schmitz, Faber, Montag, Muehl

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 12/09/1976

Schnabel, Clarence R. (18 July 1909 - 1 December 1976)

Funeral services were held Friday from Christ Lutheran Church, Chili, for Clarence R. Schnabel, 67, of Rt. 1 Chili, a Clark County native who died Wednesday, December 1, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield following a lingering illness. The Rev. J. Muehl officiated, and burial followed in the Neillsville City Cemetery.. Arrangements were made by the Georgas-Gesche Funeral Home.

Clarence Schnabel, son of Alfred and Lena Lipkie Schnabel was born July 18, 1909, in Clark County and was educated in local schools. He worked at road construction for a few years.

On September 21, 1935, in Neillsville, he was married to the former Ella Krause. After his marriage, Mr. Schnabel farmed in the Neillsville and Chili areas, and worked at Weyerhauser in Marshfield for 15 years. He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church.

Survivors, in addition to his wife, include one son, Dale Schnabel of Spencer; two sisters, Mrs. Lillian Wagner of Alma Center and Mrs. Ilene Scharf of Neillsville; six brothers, Herbert Schnabel of Granton, Harold Schnabel of Werner, S.D. Verlyn Schnabel of Marshfield and Leon, Delbert and Russell Schnabel, all of Neillsville; and three grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Harlan Pigott, Lyle Doehr, Allen Krause, Steven Schlinsog, Marlin Schmitz and Harold Schlinsog.

Mrs. Norman Faber sang “How Great Thou Art” and “Asleep in Jesus.” Mrs, Hilda Montag was the accompanist.

Those from out of town who attended were Mr. and Mrs. Harold Schnabel of Werner, S.D., Mr. and Mrs. Verlyn Schnabel of Marshfield, Lillian Wagner of Alma Center, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Volz of Wisconsin Rapids, Dan Schnabel of Stevens Point and Mrs. Roy Rasmussen and family of Greenwood.



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