Obit: Pollnow, Edward (1889 - 1966)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Pollnow, Loerch, Yankee, Sollie, Heunich, Lefstad, Schilling, Jones, Johnson, Johenson, Zahule, Rectenwald, Collins, Fradenberg, Marden, Durst, Henning, Dux, Karnitz, Galstad, Dieck


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 5/26/1966


Pollnow, Edward (13 November 1889 - 18 May 1966)


Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon from the Zion American Lutheran Church in Pine Valley for Edward Pollnow, 76, of Rt. 3 Neillsville, who died May 18 at his home. The Rev. Evan Dieck of Granton officiated, with burial being made in the Neillsville City Cemetery.


Edward Pollnow was born November 13, 1889, in Clark County.  His parents were the late Carl and Christina (Loerch) Pollnow. He entered World War I in 1919, later returning to Clark County where he was engaged in farming and did lumber camp work.  He retired from active work in 1960.


A lifelong resident of Clark County, Mr. Pollnow had served on the church board in his earlier years.  He never married.  He was a member of the Zion American Lutheran Church.


He is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Arnold (Ruth) Yankee of Neillsville and Mrs. Susie Sollie of Rt. 3 Neillsville.


Funeral arrangements were made by the Georgas Funeral home.


Pallbearers were: Charles and Earl Marden, Arno Durst, Herbert Henning, Arthur dux and Thone Karnitz.


"Softly and tenderly" and "Abide with Me" were sung by Wilfred Galstad, accompanied by Mrs. Kenneth Karnitz.


People from out of town attending the service included: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Heunich and two sons of Minneapolis, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Alf Lefstad, Alger Lefstad, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Schilling, Miss Sarah Hones, Miss Irene Johnson and Miss Genevieve Johenson, all of Eau Claire; John J. Zahule of Highland Park, Ill.; William Rectenwald, Jr., of Richmond, Ill.; Henry Collins and Mrs. Archie Fradenberg of Humbird.  



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