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 Louis Herman Laeseke

Louis Herman Laeseke

Birth
Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
Death 4 Aug 1951 (aged 61)
Sauk County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Loganville, Sauk County, Wisconsin, USA
Plot s/w Florence E. Laeseke, Row 17
Memorial ID 100154211 · View Source
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Obituary from Reedsburg Times Press - August 9, 1951 reads, “Heart Attack Fatal to Louis Laeseke - Louis Laeseke, 61, died instantly Saturday morning at his home in the town of Washington after a heart attack.

He is survived by his wife and three children; Louis, Jr., and Elmer, Loganville, and Mrs. Charles Lawsing, Ironton; eight grandchildren; and one sister, Mrs. S. W. Dearholt, Loganville.

The funeral was held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Gant Funeral Home with the Rev. S. J. Lambright of the Methodist church officiating. Burial was at Loganville.”

Copy of obituary from Elgie Laeseke - “Louis H. Laeseke was born Apr. 1, 1890 to Louis and Pauline Laeseke at Davenport, Iowa.

At the age of 23 he came to Wisconsin to make his home with his brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Dearholt at Loganville.


On Oct. 4, 1916, he was married to Florence Selden. To this union three children were born, Louis, Jr., Pauline, and Elmer.

For the past 14 years he has been employed at the Reedsburg Foods Corp. Since March he has been in failing health and passed away suddenly Aug. 4, following a heart attack.

He is survived by his wife, two sons Louis Jr. and Elmer of Loganville and one daughter, Mrs. Charles Lawsing of Ironton, eight grandchildren and one sister Mrs. S. W. Dearholt of Loganville.

Funeral services were held at the Gant Funeral Home Aug. 7, at 2 p.m., with Rev. S. J. Lambright officiating. Songs were rendered by Dorothy Shultis accompanied by Mrs. William Pape on the organ.

Burial was made in the Loganville cemetery. Pallbearers were Herman Haeling, Otto Richert, William Schenck, Herbert Harder, Art Zobel and Herbert Steinhorst.”


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  • Maintained by: Melody OC
  • Originally Created by: Oscar Sandstrom
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100154211
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Louis Herman Laeseke (1 Apr 1890–4 Aug 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100154211, citing Westfield Cemetery, Loganville, Sauk County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Melody OC (contributor 47360748) .