Obit: Lydiksen, Andrew (1884 – 1973)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Lydiksen, Ault, Litke, Pipkorn

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 22 Feb 1973

Lydiksen, Andrew (4 Apr 1884 – 17 Feb 1973)

Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. John’s Church, Riplinger for Andrew Lydiksen, 88, Riplinger, who died early Saturday morning at St. Mary’s Hospital at Ladysmith, where he had been a patient since February 1, 1973.

The Rev. David Ault officiated, with burial in St. John’s Cemetery.

Mr. Lydiksen was born in the town of Unity on April 4, 1884. On January 11, 1912 he married Amelia Luedtke in the town of Loyal.

They farmed in the town of Unity for 32 years, and moved to Riplinger in 1944.

He was a member of the town board and also St. John’s Church.

Survivors, besides his wife, include a daughter, Mrs. Roy (Dorothy) Pipkorn, Holcombe, and a son, Harold of Chicago. Ten grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren also survive.

A son, daughter, four brothers and three sisters preceded him in death.



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