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From Sheboygan (Wisconsin) Press, July 1940.

Frederick Kruschke
1867-1940


F. Kruschke Of
Sheboygan Passes
Away Wednesday

Frederick Kruschke, 72, of 1504 Illinois avenue, died at Sheboygan Memorial hospital at 12:45 o'clock Wednesday afternoon after a lingering illness.

He was born in Pommern, Germany, Dec. 3, 1867. In 1890 he came to Sheboygan with his sister. On Jan. 23, 1892, he married Johanna Baalke and their union was blessed with six children.

Survivors are his widow, three children, Mrs. Esther Ness, St. Paul, Minn.; Gordon, of Milwaukee, and Melvin of Chicago; four grandchildren, one great-grandchild and two sisters, Mrs. William Henning and Mrs. Augusta Menz, of this city. Three children died in infancy.

Mr. Kruschke was employed at the Art Furniture shop for 25 years, retiring 12 years ago. Funeral services will be held at the Steffen funeral chapel Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock, the Rev. George B. McCreary officiating with burial in Lutheran cemetery. The body can be viewed at the funeral chapel from tonight at 7 o'clock on.


Plan Last Rites
On Saturday For
Late F. Kruschke

Funeral services for Frederick Kruschke, 72, of 1504 Illinois avenue, who died Wednesday afternoon, will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Steffen Funeral chapel, with burial in the Lutheran cemetery.

Mr. Kruschke was born in Pommern, Germany, Dec. 3, 1867. Survivors are his widow, three children, Mrs. Esther Ness, St. Paul, Minn., Gordon, Milwaukee, and Melvin, Chicago; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild; two sisters, Mrs. William Henning and Mrs. Augusta Menz, this city; and five brothers, Gustave, Albert and August, this city, and Frank of California.


Kruschke Rites
Held Saturday

Funeral services for Frederick Kruschke, who died Wednesday afternoon, were held Saturday afternoon at the Steffen funeral chapel, the Rev. George B. McCreary officiating, with burial in Lutheran cemetery.

Mrs. Otto Kaufmann, Jr., accompanied by Mrs. E. E. Elliot, sang, "What A Friend We Have In Jesus" and "Just As I Am Without One Plea." Pallbearers were Gustave Kruschke, Albert Kruschke, August Kruschke, Herman Menz, William Kleist and Henry Kierst.

Out-of-town people at the services were Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ness, Mrs. Frank Conners, Mrs. Norris Nelson and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Conners, St. Paul, Minn.; Melvin Kruschke, Chicago; Mrs. Gordon Kruschke, Mrs. Carl Wiener and Mrs. Herman Miller, Milwaukee, and Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Menz, Manitowoc.


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