Wenzel R. Forst

Carlton, Kewaunee County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 4 May 1926 (aged 51)
Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Tisch Mills, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 93990656 · View Source
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WENZEL FORST (d. 1926)

Widely Known Caterer Passes away in This City Wenzel Forst, who through the years of management of a hotel and dance hall at Tisch Mills, had become one of the best known residents of this section of the state, passed away at the home of his daughter Mrs. Charles Urbanek, 844 N. Sixth street, this city, last night. Mr. Forst had been in failing health for seven months and had been under care of specialists here and at Chicago for a long time. His decline was gradual however, and while his death was known to be a matter of a short time, the announcement will come as a shock to a host of friends.
Funeral on Friday Mr. Forst was born in Tisch Mills on March 28, 1875, being 51 years of age at the time of death, and spent his entire life in the village, conducting a hotel, saloon and dance hall there. On February 8, 1898, he was married to Mary Konop, who with six daughters, survive to mourn his passing. All the children born to them are living, being Mrs. Charles Urbanek of this city, Misses Alwina and Helen at Milwaukee and Frances, Anna and Leona at the home at Tisch Mills. One sister, Mrs. Anton Holly of Tisch Mills also survive.
Funeral services will be held Friday morning at Tisch Mills from the St. Mary's Catholic church of which he was a member, belonging to the St. Wenzel's lodge and the Bohemian Z.C.R.J. fraternity. The funeral will take place at ?? o'clock, Rev. Father Shimek officiating and burial will take place at Tisch Mills.

Manitowoc Herald News, Wednesday, May 5, 1926 P.1
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Funeral services for Wenzel Forst, proprietor of a hotel and dance hall for many years at Tisch Mills, northwest of Two Rivers, who was well known to this city, were conducted Friday morning from St. Mary's Catholic Church at Tisch Mills by the Rev. Father Shimek. Mr. Forst passed away Tuesday evening at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Charles Urbanek, at Manitowoc, after a lingering illness. He had been under the care of specialists at Chicago for some time.
He is survived by the bereaved widow and six daughters, Mrs. Charles Urbanek, Manitowoc, the Misses Alvina and Helen at Milwaukee, and Frances, Anne and Leona, at home.

Sheboygan Press, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, Monday, May 10, 1926

Marriage of Wenzel/Mary Forst
Two Creeks News:
Wenzel Forst of Tisch Mills and Miss Mary Knopf of Franklin, were married on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 1898 at the Catholic Church in Tisch Mills by Rev. Koehler. Both of the young people are well known here and have hosts of friends who will join your correspondentin wishing them a prosperous and happy journey over the sea of life.
Manitowoc County Chronicle, Tues., Feb. 8, 1898


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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wenzel R. Forst (28 Mar 1875–4 May 1926), Find a Grave Memorial no. 93990656, citing Saint Marys Catholic Cemetery, Tisch Mills, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Natalie Halverson Whitton (contributor 47297179) .