Obit: Schoengarth, Albert John (1900 - 1972)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Schoengarth, Klopf, Davis, North, Gault, Smith, Mills, Reindel, Rierson, Walker, Galstad, Clark

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 19/26/1972

Schoengarth, Albert John (4 December 1900 - 20 October 1972)

A retired native, Albert John Schoengarth, 71, of Neillsville, died October 20 at his home. Services were held Monday afternoon from the Georgas Funeral Home. The Rev. Gary Clark of the United Church of Christ officiated and burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery.

Albert Schoengarth, the son of Fred and Anna (Klopf) Schoengarth, was born December 4, 1900, in Neillsville, was educated in local schools and graduated from Neillsville High School. After graduating from Barber College in Milwaukee he operated shops in Neillsville and Granton; then went to Milwaukee where he worked for the A. O. Smith Corporation. He later returned of Neillsville where he farmed and then operated a milk truck route 1932-1957. Thereafter, Mr. Schoengarth worked for the Nelson Muffler Corporation until his retirement in 1966 at the age of 65. His marriage to the former Rhoda Davis took place October 12, 1923, in Neillsville. Mrs. Schoengarth died May 27, 1964.

Survivors include three children, Harris Schoengarth of Rt. 3 Neillsville, Gayle Schoengarth of Janesville and mrs. Michael (Bonnie) North of Milwaukee; a sister, Mrs. Alvina Gault of Neillsville; and nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Pallbearers were: Mark and Mike Schoengarth, Dennis and Donald Walker, Randy Gault and Larry Schoengarth. Organist Miss Marilyn Galstad sang, “Nearer the Cross” and “Abide with Me”.

Attending the services from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. Michael North and family of Milwaukee, Gayle Schoengarth and family of Janesville, Mr. and Mrs. Rollie Smith of Altoona, Mrs. Glenn Mills of Loyal, Mr. and Mrs. Franklyn Reindel of Black river Falls, Mr. and Mrs. Algin Rierson, Frank Schoengarth and Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Schoengarth of Merrillan, and William Gault and Robin Gault of Gary, Ind.



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