Obit: Langjahr, Arvin Sr. (1899 – 1969)

Transcriber: stan@wiclarkcountyhistory.orgr

Surnames: Langjahr, Dix, Henke, Edblom, Drexler, Spangler

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 07 Aug 1969

Langjahr, Arvin Sr. (20 JUL 1899 – 30 JUL 1969)

Funeral services were held Friday, August 1, 1969 for Arvin Langjahr Sr. of route 1, Unity.

Mr. Langjahr, who was 70, died at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield on Wednesday morning, July 30, 1969, at 7 a.m.

The services were conducted at the First United Church of Christ at Colby (Clark Co., Wis.) by the Rev. Kenneth Dix. Burial was made in Colby Memorial Cemetery.

The Lulloff Funeral Home of Colby was in charge of the arrangements.

Alvin Theodore Langjahr was born at Kiel, Wisconsin on July 20, 1899.

He received his education in the Colby school system and at a business college at Wausau. His marriage to the former Velma Henke, who survives him, took place at Loyal June 12, 1930.

He operated grocery stores at Unity and Riplinger, and later moved to the town of Hull, where he operated a farm until 1945.. For 24 years Mr. Langjahr was cler on the Riplinger School Board.

Surviving, besides his wife are five sons, Arvin Jr., Harold, Donald and Neal, all of Unity, and Ellis, Marshfield and three daughters, Mrs. Alvin (Irene) Edblom of Colby, Ms. Joe (Doris) Drexler of Marshfield, and Mrs. Verlon (Lois) Spangler of Rudolph.

There are 15 grandchildren and three brothers also surviving. 



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