Obit: Schulz, Augusta (1872 - 1953)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Schulz, Gahl, Moatman, Aspen, Deidrich,
Pinnow, Regberg, Tesmer, Stucki, Hauge, Haugen, Milbreit, Zank,
Harder, Van Gorden, Hovey, Wall, Vornholt,
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) April 2, 1953
Schulz, Augusta (24 October 1872 –26 March
Mrs. William Schulz, 80, Neillsville, Route 2,
died Thursday morning, March 26, 1953, at her farm
Funeral services were held Monday, March 30, at
the Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church with the Rev. William
Koehler officiating. Burial was in the Neillsville City
Cemetery, with the Georgas Funeral Home in charge of the
Mrs. Schulz (nee Augusta Gahl), a native of
Pomeraine, Germany, was born October 24, 1872, to Mr. and Mrs. John
Gahl. In 1882 she came to the United States with her parents
and settled on a farm near Sheffield, Ill. She was married to
William J. Schulz on May 19, 1892, in Huntley, Ill. They farmed
there for several years before coming to Clark County and settling
on the farm that was to be her home until her death. Her
husband preceded her in death February 17, 1947.
Mrs. Schulz was a member of the Women’s
Guild of the Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church.
Surviving her are two sons, Arthur and William at
the farm home on Route 2; two daughters, Mrs. Fred (Ida) Moatman,
Minneapolis; Mrs. Ole (Minnie) Aspen, Neillsville. Five
grandchildren and three great-grandchildren also survive. She
also leaves two brothers, John Gahl, Neillsville, and William Gahl
of Union, Ill., and a sister, Mrs. Anna Deidrich of Huntley,
Ill. One brother and one sister preceded her in
Pallbearers were; Henry Stucki, Harry Hauge,
Hiram Haugen, Harold Milbreit, Albert Zank and Henry Harder. Flower
ladies were: Mrs. Kenneth Van Gorden, Mrs. Henry Stucki, Mrs.
Alfred Hovey and Mrs. Fred Wall. The men’s chorus sang,
with Mark Vornholt directing.
Out of town persons attending the services were: Mr. and Mrs. Fred Moatman, Minneapolis; William Gahl and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Gahl, Union, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. herb Aspen, Prospect Heights, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Gahl, Dundee, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. William J. Pinnow and Mr. and Mrs. William Regberg, Crystal Lake, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Milford Tesmer, Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. Ed Pinnow, Marengo, Ill.
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