Obit: Speck, Carl P. (1891 – 1970)


Surnames: Speck, Dix, Shimek, Hackel, Bleuett, Scherer

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 19 Feb 1970

Speck, Carl P. (14 JUN 1891 – 16 FEB 1970)

Carl P. Speck, 78, Abbotsford (Clark Co., Wis.), died Monday, February 16, 1970 at the Colonial Manor, Wausau, where he had been a resident since September 1968.

The body will lie in state at the Polnaszek Funeral Home, Abbotsford, until noon Thursday when it will be taken to the First Presbyterian Church. Services will be held at 2 o'clock, with Rev. Kenneth A. Dix of Colby officiating.

Interment will be made in the Abbotsford Cemetery.

Mr. Speck was born June 14, 1891 in Sheboygan County. He received his education in the town of Holton (Marathon Co. Wis.) school. He was united in marriage on June 10, 1914 to Lena Shimek, who preceded him in death August 24, 1969.

He was employed by the Soo Line railroad on the bridge crew until his retirement.

Two sons survive him, Howard of Abbotsford and Eldred of Denton, Texas, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He also leaves two sisters, Mrs. Albert (Sadie) Hackel of Milan and Mrs. Charles (Dorothy) Bleuett of Milwaukee.

One daughter Mrs. Evelyn Scherer, preceded him in death.



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