Obit: Pickruhn, Charles (1868 - 1942)

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----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wis.) 12/18/1942

Pickruhn, Charles (1868 - 18 DEC 1942)

Charles Pickruhn, 74, died this morning at 9 o’clock at his home in Greenwood (Clark Co., Wis.) Mr. Pickruhn, who had suffered a stroke last spring and had been confined to his home for several months at that time, had gone out to shovel snow this morning when he was stricken with a heart attack. He was dead when he was carried into his house by a neighbor.

Mr. Pickruhn, who was born in Sheboygan County, was married to Bertha Litka at Loyal about 42 years ago. The couple lived there for a short time. Mr. Pickruhn operated a harness shop and later moved to Greenwood, where he had operated a harness shop ever since. He was a former city alderman and member of Zion Reformed Church.

His survivors include his wife and one daughter, Mrs. Peter (Arvilla) Lydickson, Loyal. A son died in infancy.

Arrangements for funeral services have not yet been completed.

(Follow on in 12/19/1942 Marshfield News Herald)

Funeral services for Charles Pickruhn, 75, who died suddenly Thursday morning at his home in Greenwood, will be held Sunday afternoon, Dec. 20, at 12:30 o’clock, at the Pickruhn home and at 1 o’clock at Zion Reformed Church, Greenwood. The Rev. B.M. Fresenborg will officiate and interment will be made in Loyal Cemetery.



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