Obit: Schmutzler, Louis F. (1878 – 1970)


Surnames: Schmutzler, Dix, Miller, Behrens

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 15 Oct 1970

Schmutzler, Louis F. ( 3 JUL 1878 – 7 OCT 1970)

Louis F. Schmutzler, 92, a former area resident (Clark Co., Wis.), died Wednesday at the Marshfield Convalescent Center, where he had been a resident for the past three months.

Services were held Saturday at the Lulloff Funeral Home at Colby. Burial was made in Colby Memorial Cemetery. The Rev. Kenneth Dix of the First United Church of Christ officiated at the services.

Mr. Schmutzler was born July 3, 1878. His marriage took place November 1, 1905, at Beaver Dam, to the former Mary A. Miller, who died in 1954.

They lived in Beaver Dam until 1919, when they moved to the Colby area where they operated a farm. In 1941, they moved to Marshfield, where he worked at Weyerhaeuser until retiring in 1954. He lived at Riplinger (Clark Co.) since then.

Survivors include a son, Woodrow, of Riplinger, and a daughter, Mrs. Ormand (Jane) Behrens of Marshfield. There are eight grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. Two brothers living at Beaver Dam also survive.



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