Obit: Korn, Olive (1900 – 1975)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Korn, Baker, Edwardson, Meyer, Olson

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) 06 Feb 1975

Korn, Olive (10 Jul 1900 – 02 Feb 1975)

Mrs. Joseph Korn, 74, died early Sunday morning at Victory Memorial Hospital, Stanley.

The former Olive Baker was born July 10, 1900, at Eidsvold.

She married Carl Edwardson of Stanley in 1919. He died in 1944, and she married Joseph Korn November 3, 1930 at Minneapolis. The couple then resided in Stanley.

Survivors include her husband, a son, LeRoy Edwardson, Stanley, a daughter, Mrs. Baylon Meyer, Stanley, a brother, Alfred Baker, Dorchester, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Services were at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Epiphany Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Robert Olson officiating. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery.


Obit: Schluter, Leonard F. (1917 – 1975)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Schluter, Groenewold, Sholes, Spaeth

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) 06 Feb 1975

Schluter, Leonard F. (24 Aug 1917 – 30 Jan 1975)

Leonard F. Schluter of Owen died at 4:42 p.m. Thursday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield, where he had been admitted January 19, 1975. He was 57 years of age.

Services were held at 1 p.m. Monday at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Withee, with the Rev. Douglas R. Groenewold, pastor, officiating. Burial followed at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the cemetery at Reedsburg.

Born August 24, 1917 in Sauk County, Mr. Schluter was raised and educated in the Reedsburg area, and in 1945 moved to Janesville, where he worked for General Motors. In 1963 he purchased the Happy Hollow Tavern in Janesville, which he operated until 1969.

He then farmed in the township of Auburndale until 1971, when he moved to the town of Rock, rural Marshfield. He purchased Hamm’s Tavern at Owen in July of 1973 and operated it as Whitey’s Tavern.

He was a member of the Owen Kiwanis and the Owen Businessmen’s Community Club.

His marriage on June 1, 1964, at Las Vegas, Nevada, was to the former Donna Ellis Sholes, who survives him.

Other survivors include a daughter, Sandra Kay, of Owen, two stepsons, Lawrence Sholes, Wisconsin Rapids, and Robert Sholes, Marshfield; a sister, Mrs. Kurt (Erma) Spaeth, Hartford; two brothers, William, Plain, and Robert, Cazenovia, and a granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fredrick Schluter.


Bio: Bertz, David – Director Wisconsin Sheriff’s Association (Feb 1975)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Bertz

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) 13 Feb 1975

David Bertz, Clark County Sheriff, was elected a director of the Wisconsin Sheriff’s and Deputy Sheriff’s Association during the winter conference at Madison.

He will represent District 4.


Bio: Kobylarczyk, Susan (Engagement – Feb 1975)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Kobylarczyk, Dodge

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) 20 Feb 1975

Mr. and Mrs. Ray Kobylarczyk wish to announce the engagement of their daughter, Susan, to Scot Dodge (hard to read so may be wrong spelling), son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Dodge, Baldwin, Wisconsin. Sue and Scott are students at the University of Wisconsin, Stout, at Menomonie.

A June 15, 1975 wedding is being planned.


Bio: Lew, Annalee (Engagement – Feb 1975)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Lew, Friese

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) 20 Feb 1975

Mr. and Mrs. Mike Lew of Lublin, Wisconsin announce the engagement of their daughter, Annalee, to Eugene Friese, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rueben Friese, Hampton, Minnesota.

A May 10 wedding is being planned.


Obit: Malinowski, Stanley (1907 – 1975)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Malinowski

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) 27 Feb 1975

Malinowski, Stanley (23 Feb 1907 – 25 Feb 1975)

Stanley Malinowski, 68, Route 2, Thorp, died Tuesday, February 25, 1975.  (In another article it said his birth date 23 Feb 1907)
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 1st, 11:00 a.m. at St. Stanislaus Church, Lublin. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Rosary will be said at the Thorp Funeral Home Friday evening.


Bio: Harnisch, Tom – Supports Need for Veterinary School in Wisconsin (1975)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Harnisch

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) 27 Feb 1975

Senator Tom Harnisch, Neillsville, this week supported a need for a college of veterinary medicine here in Wisconsin.

Harnisch stated, “In my judgment the present number of veterinarians falls considerable short of the minimum number required to serve adequately the needs of the state. It appears also that the rather dramatic and unexpected demands that society now is placing on the veterinary medical profession in non-traditional practice areas will continue to aggravate the national deficit of veterinarians.”


Obit: Wojtkiewicz, Alice (1894? – 1975)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Wojtkiewicz

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) 27 Feb 1975

Wojtkiewicz, Alice (1894? – 22 Feb 1975)

Alice Wojtkiewicz, 81, died at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield, on Saturday, February 22, 1977.

Funeral services were held at St. Mary’s Polish National Catholic Church, Lublin, on Monday, February 24, 10:00 a.m., with burial being made in the parish cemetery.


Obit: Herman, Michael T. (1951 – 1975)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Herman, Byrns

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) 27 Feb 1975

Herman, Michael T. (6 Nov 1951 – 21 Jan 1975)

Michael Thomas Herman was dead on arrival at Mercy Hospital, Janesville on January 21, 1975.

He was born November 6, 1951 in Rhinelander, Wisconsin, the son of Rosemary Byrns and Gerald Herman. He attended St. Bernard’s School in Thorp prior to moving to Janesville in November 1963. He was a 1969 graduate of Craig High School and attended the UW-Rock County Campus for one year. He had been employed both in Chicago and Janesville prior to his death.

He is survived by his parents, a sister, Michelle of Janesville, 3 brothers, Jery Paul of Janesville, Jon and Marty at home, and his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Byrns of Rhinelander, many aunts, uncles and cousins of Thorp.

Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church on January 23, with burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.


Obit: Luptak, Stephen (1913? - 1975)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Luptak

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) 06 Mar 1975

Luptak, Stephen (1913? – 1 Mar 1975)

Stephen Luptak, 62, died on Saturday, March 1, 1975 at Phillips.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 4th, 10:30 a.m. at St. Bernard’s-Hedwig’s Church. Burial was made in New St. Hedwig’s Cemetery.



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