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Wilhelm F Greve
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Birth: 1869
Death: 1914

On Sunday morning at 3:00 AM, Mr. William F. Greve died at his home in Hinzeville, after being ill for many months. He was 45 years, 10 months and 15 days old. With his death, a well-known businessman, friend and resident slipped out of his life.He was born on January 14, 1869 in the town of New Holstein and grew up there. At 18 years old he left his parents home and lived in Chicago for two years, and three years in Ashland where he learned carpet/wall paper installation. In 1896 he married Pauline Meinert and to the marriage, three sons were born.
In the year 1894, he and his brother Rudolph started a metal manufacturing company in Hinzeville where he worked for 17 years, after which he left the company.
He became a partner in the Kiel Cheese and Butter Company, the position he held for three years until his health began to fail in the following summer.
Mr. Greve held several other offices during his life. From 1903 to 1907 he was Town Clerk for the Town of New Holstein, and from 1907 to 1911 he was Clerk of the Joint Tax district #1. After leaving his position, he pursued finding a medical treatment for his illness, but none was found and the illness slowly took his life. He leaves behind, his sorrowful widow, three sons, his aged mother, two brothers and five sisters.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Fried. Greve (1825 - 1913)
  Marie Jensen Greve (1839 - 1917)
 
 Spouse:
  Pauline Meinert Greve (1870 - 1951)
 
 Children:
  Elmer J Greve (1897 - 1967)*
  Lyman F Greve (1899 - 1951)*
  Alfred W Greve (1905 - 1942)*
 
 Siblings:
  John F Greve (1854 - 1907)**
  Doris Greve Striebel (1856 - 1942)**
  Claus H Greve (1860 - 1870)**
  Josephine Greve (1862 - 1866)**
  Catherine Greve (1866 - 1894)**
  Wilhelm F Greve (1869 - 1914)
  Rudolph Greve (1870 - 1949)*
  Herman Greve (1871 - 1909)*
  Clara M. Greve Ehlers (1875 - 1958)*
  Heinrich Greve (1877 - 1888)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Kiel Cemetery
Kiel
Manitowoc County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: Rose Mohnsam
Record added: May 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37263682
Wilhelm F Greve
Added by: Rose Mohnsam
 
Wilhelm F Greve
Added by: Rose Mohnsam
 
Wilhelm F Greve
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