Obit: Schlinkert, Robert E. (1885 - 1964)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Armitage, Buckingham,  Ehlert,  Florice,  Grap,  Guk,  Hoffman,  Kaiser,  Kalsow,  Lelinkert,  Lichter,  Mitte,  Northup,  Scheel,  Schilling, Schlinkert, Selinkute, Lelinkert, Schinkert,  Schoenherr,  Selinkute,  Seracuss,  Seracuss,  Thoma,  Timmler,  Vaught,  Wagner,  Wegner,  White, Witte,  Wolff,  Zerbel


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) April 30, 1964


Schlinkert, Robert E. (5 June 1885 - 24 April 1964)


Funeral services were held Monday afternoon from the Immanuel Lutheran Church at Globe, for Robert E. Schlinkert, 78, of Rt. 3 Neillsville, who died here Friday. The Rev. David Witte officiated and burial was made in the church cemetery.


Robert Schlinkert, son of the late William and Gusta (Florice) Schlinkert, was born June 5, 1885, in the Town of Weston.  He attended rural schools of the county and spent most of his lifetime in the immediate Weston area.


In his earlier years he farmed, was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Parochial School board and served as janitor of the school for many years.   Mr. and Mrs. Schlinkert retired from farming in 1945.  He had been in failing health since 1957.


On June 8, 1909, he was married to Elsa Wegner in Globe. He was a member of the Immanuel Church in Globe.


He is survived by his wife; three children, Victor, who lives on the home farm in Globe; Mrs. Conrad (Helen) Kaiser of Worth, Ill.; and Mrs. Earl (Edna) Lichter of Westmont, Ill.  Other survivors are six grandchildren and a brother, Theodore, of Neillsville.


Funeral arrangements were made by the Georgas Funeral home.


Pallbearers were: William Hoffman, Gerhardt Scheel, Frank Thoma, Ted Mitte, Martin Kalsow and Fritz Grap.


The congregation sang, "Jerusalem the Golden," and the church choir, "Forever with the Lord", accompanied by Mrs. Clarence Wagner.


People from away attending the service were: Mr. and Mrs. Earl Lichter and family of Westmont, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Kaiser, of Worth, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Carl Ehlert of Wausau; Mrs. Eunice Schilling, Mr. and Mrs. Willard Wolff and family of Jefferson; Mrs. Clara Buckingham of Ft. Atkinson; Kurt Schoenherr of Columbus; Mr. and Mrs. Leland Northup and Mrs. John Seracuss and daughter of Rockford, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Timmler of Greenwood; Mrs. Arthur Zerbel of Humbird; Mrs. Bertha Guk and Edward Kalsow of Granton; Mrs. Viola Vaught of Watertown; and W. Kaiser of Marshfield.



Bio: Schlinkert, Robert E. (1885 - 1964)

Contact: History Buffs


Surnames: Schlinkert


----Sourcce: Photo contributed by Steve Roberts from his personal collection


1920 Federal Census, Weston, Clark Co., Wisconsin

Robert E Selinkute 34 Head
Elsie H Selinkute 27 Wife
Victor R Selinkute 7 Son
Helen E Selinkute 0 Daughter


Friends and Close Neighbors

Listed in the recorded order 5 Jan 1920 by the Mrs. Della Armitage for the Weston, Census

(place of birth is listed following the name)


Walter F Graf WI   
 Paul J Graf WI   
 Fredrick L Graf WI   
 Carl F Graf WI   
 Marvin L Graf WI   
 Wilaminia Graf Germany   
 Ora W Pritchett WI   
 Goldie Pritchett WI   
 Lyle M Pritchett WI   
 Clyde A Pritchett WI   
 John A Mund New York   
 Joseph Bodwin WI   
 Bertha Bodwin WI   
 Ben Bodwin WI   
 E Albert Kalsow WI   
 Marie F Kalsow Germany 
 Victor L Kalsow WI   
 Felicitas H Kalsow WI   
 Leona A Kalsow WI 

 William A Parisina Germany 1893 
 Thekla H Parisina Germany 1893 
 Emily A Parisina WI   
 Marie E Parisina WI   
 Thyra T Parisina WI   
 Elizabeth C Parisina WI

Rudolf G Parisina WI   
 Margret G Parisina WI   
 Adele A Parisina WI   
 Hans C Parisina WI   
 Gertrude F Parisina WI   

 Carl Parisina Germany 1912
 Theodore W Kalsow WI   
 Ida A Kalsow Germany   
 Martin F Kalsow WI   
 Johan G Kalsow WI   
 Raymond Kalsow WI   
 Velma Kalsow WI   
 Esther A Kalsow WI

 Fred W Batson Germany 1868   
 Amelia L Batson Germany 
 Lebauht W Kelsow WI   
 Ada B Kelsow WI   
 Roland E Kelsow WI   
 Wilbert B Kelsow WI   
 Robert E Selinkute WI   
 Elsie H Selinkute WI   
 Victor R Selinkute WI   
 Helen E Selinkute WI 


1930 Federal Census, Weston, Clark Co., Wisconsin, Dwelling Number: 61, Family Number: 61


Robert E Schlinkert, 44 yr. (1886) white married male home owner
Radio Set: No
Lives on Farm: Yes
Age at First Marriage: 24
Attended School: No, Able to Read and Write: Yes
Parent's Birthplace: Germany
Occupation: Dairy Farmer, self employed
Robert E Schlinkert 44 Head
Elsie H Schlinkert 37 Wife
Victor R Schlinkert 17 Son
Helen E Schlinkert 10 Daughter
Edina E Schlinkert 7 Daughter



Schlinkert Farm, Sec. 7, Pine Valley, Clark Co., Wisconsin



The photo above was contributed by Steve Roberts from his personal collection, ca 1926

Elsie H.  Schlinkert &and her daughter, Helen E.




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