Obit: Bizjak Sr., August #1 (1877 – 1947)

Contact: Betty Comstock


Surnames: Bizjak, Schaschl, Howard, Wehrman, Reineking

----Source: Scrapbook of Agnes (Bizjak) Wehrmann (Marshfield News Herald)

Bizjak Sr., August Joseph #1 (08 AUG 1877 – 29 NOV 1947)

August Bizjak, 20, whose home was 10 miles southwest of Greenwood, died at 5:30 p.m., Saturday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield, where he was receiving treatment the past week due to a heart ailment. He had been hospitalized four times within the past year.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 o’clock Wednesday afternoon at the Bizjak home in Willard, the Rev. J.C. Klingeberger of West Side Evangelical and Reformed Church officiating, and interment will be made in the Greenwood cemetery.

The body will lie in state at the Shiller Funeral Home in Greenwood until Tuesday afternoon, when it will be taken to the home.

Mr. Bizjak was born Aug. 24, 1877, in Wiebach, Italy, and was married to Anna Schaschl in 1903. He came to the United States the following year and lived for some time in Indianapolis, where he was a blacksmith.

In 1911 he came to Willard and settled on the present farm.

Surviving besides his wife are three sons and three daughters, August Jr. and Joseph, both at home; John, Thorp,; Mrs. Rose Howard, New York City, N.Y.; Mrs. Albert (Agnes) Wehrman, Loyal; and Mrs. Norman (Sophie) Reineking, Greenwood. A son, Carl, died in infancy and a brother, Louis, also preceded him in death.

There are six grandchildren and two surviving brothers, Joseph, Chicago and Anton, Italy.





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