Obit: Karl, Joseph (1854 – 1949)
Surnames: Karl, Dechant, Block, Drescher, Sturges
Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, WI) 28 Sep 1949
Karl, Joseph (24 NOV 1854 – 26 SEP 1949)
Neillsville – Services for Joseph Karl, 94, Town of Pine Valley (Clark Co., Wis.), will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Georgas Funeral Home. Burial will be made in the Neillsville Cemetery, the Rev. N.J. Dechant officiating. He died at his home Monday afternoon.
Mr. Karl was born in Europe November 24, 1854. He came to the U.S. by himself at a relatively early age and located in Elgin, Illinois. He later moved from place to place, finally coming to Neillsville from Chelsea in 1919 and located on the farm where he had resided ever since. His health had been good up until eight weeks ago.
He is survived by his wife, the former Agnes Block, and the following children: Richard and Arnold, at home; Clifford, Brooks and Rufus, Neillsville; Mrs. Warren (Beverly) Drescher, Neillsville; and Joe Karl and Mrs. Robert (Christine) Sturges, Hutchinson, Minn.
Six sons and one daughter preceded him in death.
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