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Carl Benjamin Shower
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Birth: Sep. 25, 1910
Death: Jun. 17, 2007

June 19, 2007

Carl Shower

Carl Benjamin Shower, 96, father of the late Susan Heninger, ended his earthly journey and went to be with his heavenly father on Sunday June 17, 2007, Father's Day. He resided at the Golden Living Center, Watertown.

He was born on Sept. 25, 1910, on the family farm in Dunlap Hollow, Mazomanie, son of the late Benjamin and Hannah (Schumann) Shower. Carl was a 1929 graduate of Mazomanie High School and a 1936 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Dairy School course.

On May 19, 1938, he married Martha Liebetrau at the Lutheran Church in Cross Plains. She preceded him in death on Oct. 1, 1989.

Carl was employed as a buttermaker and plant manager in Fort Atkinson and later Albion. He went on to become lab manager and roadman for Associated Milk Producers, Inc. After retirement he became the treasurer of Albion Township and enjoyed woodworking and traveling to Florida to visit family. Carl was a great euchre player and enjoyed playing cards at family gatherings.

He is survived by his son, Steven of Florida; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; his sister, Mabel; and his brother, George. Surviving in-laws include Pastor Larry Winter, Tom Heninger, Jan Acton, and Roxanne Shower.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his daughters, Mary, Sylvia and Susan and one son, David; his sisters, Helen and Inez; and his brothers, Frederick and Robert.

A service of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Central Lutheran Church, Edgerton, with the Rev. James Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Jenson Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service at the church.

Memorials are suggested to Central Lutheran Church or the family.

Assisting with arrangements is the Whitcomb-Lynch-Albrecht Funeral Home in Edgerton.

Whitcomb-Lynch-Albrecht Funeral Home 15 N. Jackson St. Janesville 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Albert Shower (1881 - 1951)
  Johannah Henrietta Schumann Shower (1886 - 1965)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha D Liebetrau Shower (1919 - 1989)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Ellen Shower (1950 - 1951)*
 
 Siblings:
  Frederick Albert Shower (1909 - 2006)*
  Carl Benjamin Shower (1910 - 2007)
  Helen Gertrude Shower Wells (1912 - 2002)*
  George S Shower (1914 - 2008)*
  Inez G Shower Liebetrau (1916 - 1997)*
  Robert J. Shower (1919 - 2003)*
  Mabel J Shower Ganser (1921 - 2009)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Jenson Cemetery
Edgerton
Rock County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: Henry Arthur Gaugert
Record added: Jul 27, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20658294
Carl Benjamin Shower
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