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Edwin O. Karau
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Birth: May 31, 1906
Pine River
Lincoln County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Jul. 28, 1978
Lincoln County
Wisconsin, USA

Son of Albert & Anna (Zastrow) Karau

Obituary: The Daily Herald, Wausau - Merrill
Saturday, July 29, 1978

Edwin O. Karau, 752, Merrill, Route 6, died at 12:10 p.m. Friday in Holy Cross Hospital, Merrill. He has been in ill health for the last seven months.

Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at St. Stephen's United Church of Christ, Merrill. The Rev. Dale G. Kuck will officiate. Burial will be in Merrill Memorial Park with military graveside services. Friends may call Wistein's Funeral Home in Merrill from 3 p.m. Saturday until 9:30 a.m. Monday and at the church from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour.

Mr. Karau was born May 31, 1906 in the town of Pine River, Lincoln County, son Albert and Anna Karau. He was married Sept. 24, 1949 in Rochester, Minn., to Katherine Schneider. She died Feb. 11, 1970. He has worked as a mason and construction worker. Mr. Karau served in the Army Corps of Engineers during World War II with duty in the European Theater. He was a member of Edward Burns Post 46 of the American Legion.

Surviving are a daughter, Kathleen Karau, and a son, Lyle Karau, both of Merrill, Route 6; five sisters, Mrs. Erna Gibson and Mrs. Lucille Bordeaux, both of Hobart, Indiana, Mrs. Celia Lindsey and Mrs. Linda Zack, both of Lake Station, Ind., and Mrs. Annette Mowry, Portage, Ind., and a brother, Leslie Karau, 564 N. Prospect St., Merrill.

Family links: 
  Albert Karau (1881 - 1957)
  Anna Zastrow Karau (1883 - 1965)
  Kathrine Schneider Karau (1906 - 1970)
  Katherine Schneider Karau (1906 - 1970)*
  Edwin O. Karau (1906 - 1978)
  Erna E. Karau Gibson (1908 - 1988)*
  Linda Lillian Karau Zack (1910 - 1989)*
  Celia Martha Karau Lindsey (1913 - 2007)*
  Leslie F. Karau (1916 - 1990)*
  Annette Karau Mowry (1922 - 2009)*
*Calculated relationship
Merrill Memorial Park
Lincoln County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: Z Block, Lot#71
Maintained by: Trippy Von Brainstorm
Originally Created by: MVC
Record added: Nov 12, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22850835
Edwin O. Karau
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