Obit: Kocherer, John G. (1889 – 1968)


Surnames: Kocherer, Brockman, Alger, Bivans, Sayles, Glasshof, Benzschawel, Johnson, Splinter, Hassing, Luzinski, Krych, Dulek, Schmidt

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 09 Jan 1969

Kocherer, John G. (24 MAR 1889 – 25 DEC 1968)

Funeral services for John G. Kocherer, 79, were held December 28, 1968 at St. Bernard's Church, Thorp, who passed away at St. Joseph's Hospital, Chippewa Falls, December 25, 1968, after suffering from several strokes since November 14, 1968, at a nursing home in Chippewa. Father Brockman officiated, and interment was made in the parish cemetery.

Pallbearers were Cyril Alger, Lorin Bivans, Donald Sayles, Chet Glasshof, Joe Benzschawel, and Carl Johnson.

He was born March 24, 1889 at Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.). He was united in marriage to Bertha Splinter, who passed away on December 18, 1954.

Surviving are two sons, Clarence of St. Paul, Francis of Chicago; three daughters, (Dolores) Mrs. Leonard Krych, Chicago, (Romilda) Mrs. Don Hassing of Chicago, and (Anne) Mrs. Michael Luzinski of St. Paul; two sisters, (Anne) Mrs. Joe Dulek of Thorp, (Alvina) Mrs. George Schmidt of Elk Mound, Wis.; 19 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Alvin, who died in World War II in the U.S. Navy.

Postcard showing John Kocherer's Stock Farm (1910)

     1925 Thorp Twp. Plat Map (Sec. 27, 28, 33 & 34).



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