Obit: Quast, Louis (1859 - 1924)

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----Source: NEILLSVILLE PRESS (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 01/31/1924

Quast, Louis (30 MAR 1859 - 19 JAN 1924)

Louis Quast, one of the first and oldest residents of the town of Seif, Clark County, Wis., died at his home here Jan. 19, 1924, aged 64 years, 9 months and 20 days. His health has been gradually failing for some years.

Louis Quast was born at Brandenburg, Germany, March 30, 1859. He came to America in 1883 at the age of 24 years, and engaged in farming in the town of Seif, where he lived until his death.

In 1889 he was married to Louise Schultz. She died 8 years later, leaving three small children. In 1898 he was again married to Anna Steinberg. To this union four children were born.

Mrs. Quast was industrious, honest and accommodating. He made friends with all with whom he came in contact.

He leaves his wife and seven children to mourn his death: Mrs. Bruno Halle and Mrs. Edward Grey of Fond du Lac, Mrs. Frank Zickert of the town of Weston, Mrs. Gustave Belter of Eau Claire, Henry of the town of Seif and Martin and Frederick at home. He leaves also two sisters, Mrs. Hagedorn of the town of Weston and Mrs. Anna Scheel of the town of Seif. He also leaves 12 grandchildren.

The funeral was held at the Lutheran Church, Globe, Tuesday, Jan. 22, Rev. Parisius officiating. Burial took place in the adjoining cemetery.

The children were all here to attended the funeral except Mrs. Gray, who was prevented by sickness.



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