Obit: Klann, August (1855 - 1924)

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----Source: NEILLSVILLE PRESS (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 04/10/1924

Klann, August (6 NOV 1855 - 2 APR 1924)

August Klann died at his home in Pine Valley, Clark County, Wis., Wednesday night, April 2nd, 1924, at 10 o'clock, after an illness of long standing.

Deceased was born Nov. 6, 1855, in Germany, and he came to this country when 18 years of age, and with his parents settled on a farm in Clark County, having spent 5 years in Winona, Minn. He lived 44 years on what is now the home farm.

In the year 1886, Jan. 21st, he was united in marriage to Albertina Wagner. To this union 10 children were born, one dying in infancy; those surviving with the mother are Mrs. Charles Schultz of Pine Valley; Wm. Klann and Mrs. John Bartosz of Portage; Mrs. Dave Seif of Pine Valley, Anton Klann of Chicago; Mrs. Fred Seif, Jr., and Mrs. Otto Kopplin of Neillsville; Herman and August Klann at home; also 12 grandchildren, and two sisters, Mrs. Carl Karnitz of Pine Valley and Mrs. Wm. Schultz of Neillsville.

Deceased was one of the early settlers and lived a consecrated Christian life, having united with the Lutheran Church when a young boy. He was a kind husband and a good father, and was well liked by all who knew him.

All of the children were at his bedside when he passed away, and also attended the funeral services which were held Sunday afternoon, April 6, from the Lutheran Church at Neillsville, interment being made in the Neillsville Cemetery.



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