Noah, Adolph (1858 - 1935)







----Source: Greenwood Gleaner 10/17/1935



Adolph Noah was born in Dalle, Lippe Detmold, Germany, on Aug. 10, 1858, the son of Ludwig and Chartlotte (Straate) Noah. Here he was baptized in early infancy. In the year 1869 he came with his parents to America and they made their home the first four years in the Town of Hermann, Sheboygan County, where he was confirmed. In the year 1873 the Noah family came to Clark County and settled on a farm in the Town of Mead. This farm has since served as the home of the deceased and is now owned by his son Emil. On Jan. 11, 1874, the day the West Side Church was organized, he became a member of it, being active therein for over 60 years. He served this church as a deacon for six years and as elder for two years.

In the year 1885 he was united in marriage to Minna Dohmeier. This union was blessed with two children. On April 29, 1889 his wife passed to her reward. Mr. Noah was married for a second time to Louise Hoehle on Sept 25, 1890. To this union were born seven children.

The deceased was well known throughout this community and enjoyed a large circle of friends and acquaintances. He held various town and school offices. In the Town he held the office of Clerk, Chairman, Treasurer and in the school, Treasurer.
Mr. Noah's health was failing for some time and the last two years he was often confined to his bed. He was called to his final reward early Wednesday morning, Oct. 9, 1935, reaching an age of 77 years, 1 month and 29 days.

Those who remain to mourn his death are his widow, four sons, Calvin, Baxter, Iowa Oscar, Alma, Wis. Emil, Greenwood, Wis. Albert, Sidney, Mont. five daughters, Mrs. Clara Wendt, Owen, Wis. Mrs. Selma Hollmann, Grafton, Wis. Mrs. Bertha Schwarze, Greenwood, Wis. and Mrs. Emma Kraut, Northbrook, Ill. Besides these he leaves to mourn thirty grandchildren, two brothers, August of Greenwood, Wis., and Simon of Loyal, Wis. and one sister, Mrs. August Franz, Greenwood, Wis.

Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at the Immanuel Reformed Church, Rev. Paul H. Franzmeier officiating. The body was laid to rest in the West Side Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Wm Toburen, Wm. Miller, Wm. Schlinsog, Otto Wehrman, Martin Yaniga and Ferdinand Decker.
Three grandchildren, Leona and Alice Wendt and Bernice Schwarze, were flower girls.

Those from out of town who attended were Mr. and Mrs. Richard Kraut, Northbrook, Ill. Mr. and Mrs. Art Peters, Milwaukee, Wis. Mr. and Mrs. Simon Noah and son Rudolph, Loyal, Wis. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Noah, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Miller, Alma, Wis. Calvin and Miss Selma Noah, Baxter, Iowa Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Helming Richard Handka, Theo. Reineking, Sheboygan, Wis. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Wendt and daughter, Thorp, Wis.



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