Obit: Ipsen, Charles #2 (1885 - 1947)
Surnames: Ipsen, Smith, Baumgart, Lulloff, Orth, Pribnow, Pokallus, Steffen, Beil, Neitzel, Billup. Martens, Walters, Berndt, Spears, Werner, Daly, Schmitt
----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 07/24/1947
Ipsen, Charles (1 Dec. 1885 - 21 July 1947)
Funeral services for Charles Ipsen, 61, who died unexpectedly, Monday evening, while at work at the Altoona Inn, were held this afternoon at 2:00 o’clock at the Lulloff Funeral Home, Colby, with the Rev. Fred Smith, of the Colby Methodist church officiating. Internment was made in the Abbotsford cemetery.
An obituary will be printed next week.
----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 31 Jul 1947
Funeral services for Charles Ipsen, who died Monday evening, were held Thursday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock at the Lulloff Funeral Home in Colby, with the Rev. Frederick J. Smith, of the Colby Methodist church, officiating. Burial was made in the Abbotsford cemetery.
The pallbearers were Ted Baumgart, Fred Lulloff, Matt Orth, J. C. Pribnow, Emil Pokallus and Vern Steffen.
The flowers were carried by the Misses Genevieve Beil and Bonnie Neitzel, of Abbotsford; Mrs. William Neitzel, Colby; and Mrs. Ray Billup, Medford.
Charles Ipsen, son of Paul and Anna Ipsen, was born at New Holstein, on Dec. 1, 1885. In 1904 he was united in marriage to Hattie Walters, at Colby, who preceded him in death in 1912. To this union two children were born, Ernest Ipsen and Mrs. Selma Berndt, both of Beaver Dam.
On August 19, 1919, he and Elvira Martens, of Abbotsford, were married at Colby, Wis.
For 17 years Mr. Ipsen was superintendent at the Colby Canning company after which he built the Altoona Inn, in the town of Hull. This he operated until the time of his unexpected death, caused by a heart attack, Monday evening, July 21, about 8:20.
He leaves to mourn his departure, his widow, of Abbotsford; son, Ernest Ipsen, and daughter, Mrs. Selma Berndt, Beaver Dam; and grand daughter, Mrs. Russell Spears, Waterloo, Ia.; who was raised by her grand parents.
Three sisters, Mrs, Pete (Anna) Werner, Holstein, Ia.; Miss Frieda Ipsen, Milwaukee; and Mrs. Norbert (Emma) Daley, Wisconsin Rapids; and two brothers, August Ipsen, Cobb; and Henry Ipsen, Cuba City, also survive.
Besides his parents, two brothers, William and Rudolph Ipsen, and one sister, Mrs. Alvin Schmitt, preceded him in death.
Relatives from away who attended the funeral were: Mrs. Pete Werner, Holstein, Ia.; Miss Frieda Ipsen, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Daley, Wisconsin Rapids; Mrs. Selma Berndt, Beaver Dam; and Mr. and Mrs. Russell Spears, Waterloo, Ia.
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