Obit: Gruhlke, Alma (1874 - 1960)
----Source: The Union Augusta, WI 12-1-1960
MRS. ALMA GRUHLKE Mrs. Alma Gruhlke died at the Rose Lane Nursing Home in Fairchild Saturday morning, Nov. 26, 1960. She was born in Fairchild and had lived her entire life there. She is survived by two sons, Victor of Fort Atkinson and Orville of Eau Claire; one daughter, Mrs. Sig Vold Bryn of Eau Claire; and nine grandchildren. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Nov. 29th at 2:00 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Fairchild with the Rev. Edward G. Collins officiating. Burial was in the Fairchild Cemetery.
(Vickie added - daughter of Fred and Mary Thur)
Property: Owen, John S.--Early Saw Mill
Contact: R. King
I am tracking my greadgrandfather Nelson Cook. He worked for Rust Owen Lumber company in the late 1800's early 1900's. In the fall of the year after the ground froze he would walk to the rail head east of Mankato and take a Train to Beaver Dam, Wisconin where he would work as a woods boss during the winter. I would like to find out how long he did this and if there are any records I could research.
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