Obit: Lenzkow, Herman August (1889 - 1952)

Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Lenzkow, Barteldt, Triska, Dux, Rowe, Rasch, Schewe

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) December 25, 1952


Lenzkow, Herman August (29 October 1889 - 19 December 1952) 

Herman August Lenzkow, 63, died at a La Crosse hospital on Friday morning following an illness of six months.


The body reposed at the Georgas Funeral Home until time of service on Monday, when it was taken to the St. John’s Lutheran Church. There rites were held at two o’clock with the Rev. Alfred Schewe officiating.  Interment was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery.

Mr. Lenzkow was born on October 29, 1889, to Carl and Amilia (Barteldt) Lenzkow at Ladysmith.  He moved to Clark County with his parents when he was seven years old and has since resided here.

On October 25, 1911, he was married to Vlasta Triska at Neillsville. They resided on the home farm for 48 years moving to the city in 1944. He was employed by the city for two years and by the Clark County Highway Department for the past five years.  He was a member of the St. John’s Lutheran Church.

He is survived by his wife and two daughters, Mrs. Art (Dorothy) Dux of Neillsville and Mrs. LaVerne (Alice) Rowe of La Crosse, six grandchildren, one sister-in-law, Mrs. Joseph (Lillian) Rasch of Chicago, Ill., also survive.  Two daughters preceded him in death.




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