|Horn, Frank (1845 - 1917)|
|HORN BRAUN KARSTEN|
----Source: Greenwood Gleaner 4/26/1917
Frank Horn was born Sept. 15, 1845, at Saxony, Germany and died April 14, 1917 at Greenwood, Clark County, Wis. at the age of 71 years, 7 months. When he was five years old he crossed the ocean with his parents and settled at Sheboygan, Wis. On May 7, 1876 he was married to Louise Braun. To this union were born seven children, five of whom are still living, two having died in infancy. In 1878 they move to Clark Co. and have made their home ever since in Braun Settlement. He was one of the early pioneers who settled in the dense woods and hewed their fortunes out of the forests. He has ever been known as a very industrious man, with a sunny disposition, and was inclined always to look on the bright side of everything.
He has been gradually failing in health for many years. He was a faithful member of the German Reformed Church of Braun Settlement.
He leaves to mourn his loss a devoted
wife, three sons, Will, Otto and Frank, all of Greenwood, and two
daughters, Mrs. Bertha Karsten of Curtiss and Martha, who is still
at home, and five grandchildren. He also leaves four sisters and
three brothers. One brother, Robert, died last October. The funeral
was held at the home by Rev. Hall on Wednesday, April 18, 1917, and
was laid to rest in the Braun Settlement Cemetery. A large
concourse of friends were there to pay their last respects to the
departed. The floral offerings were many and beautiful. Those who
came from a distance to attend the funeral were Mrs. Zimmerman and
Mrs. Hammer of Wrightstown, Wis., Mrs. Johnson and Mrs. Kenkoske of
Chicago, Ill., Mr. Gus Horn of Rhinelander, Wis, Mr. Charles Horn
of Oelwin, Iowa and Miss Minnie Horn of Minneapolis, Minn.
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