Obit: Mortl, John (1893 – 1971)

Transcriber: : 

Surnames: Mortl, Antrim

----Source: Tribune/Record/Gleaner (Loyal, Wis.) 25 Mar 1971

Mortl, John (12 JUL 1893 – 18 MAR 1971)

Services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Hill Funeral Home in Greenwood, for John Mortl, 77, Greenwood (Clark Co., Wis.), who died at 1 a.m. Thursday, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield, where he had been a patient since March 2.

The Rev. Eugene Antrim, pastor of Grace United Methodist Church, officiated, and burial was made in the Greenwood Cemetery.

Mr. Mortl was born July 12, 1893, in Tyro, Austria, and came to the United States with his parents at the age of 3. The family settled in Lincoln, Illinois. He received his education there, and was employed there in a coal mine and blacksmith shop.

In 1913 he joined the Army and was in the service for seven years. He came to Clark County in 1922, and farmed at Toga until 1946, when he came to Greenwood. He had been employed at Clark Electric Cooperative prior to his retirement in 1958.

He was a veteran of World War I.

Military graveside rites were conducted by the Wallis-Hinker Legion Post of Greenwood.

There are no known survivors.




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