Hugo Faulstich Rites Last Friday
Last rites for Hugo Faulstich were held Friday afternoon at St. Paul's Lutheran Church here. Rev. E. E. Green of West Bend officiated and burial was in St. Paul's cemetery.
Mr. Faulstich passed away last Tuesday, May 24 at the hospital in Algona after suffering a heart attack several days previous.
Hugo John Faulstich was born at Whittemore on June 16, 1890, the son of the Rev. and Mrs. Wm. Faulstich. He was married to Dora Gade on February 11, 1920 and they farmed in the Fenton and Lotts Creek vicinity north of Whittemore for most of their married life. They moved into Whittemore in 1952 where he became custodian at the public school for some time.
He was baptized, confirmed and married by his father who was the pastor of St. Paul's church here for 46 years. While in the Lotts Creek, he was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran church of that community
where he served as elder for 12 years and was chairman of the congregation for a number of years. He was also a member of the board of directors of the Lotts Creek Creamery for many years. He was later a member of St. Paul's congregation here and held office in that body.
He is survived by his wife and two sons; Victor of Emmetsburg and William in the air force at El Paso, Texas; and three daughters; Mildred (Mrs. Forrest Gilmore) of here, Lorna (Mrs. Duane Wallukait) of Humboldt, and Marie (Mrs. Richard Theesfield) of Fenton; two sisters, Mrs. Henry Stahlbach of Fort Dodge, and Euphemia Faulstich, R.N., of Detroit; three half brothers, Rev. Lawrence Faulstich, Los Angeles, Ervin Faulstich of Cleveland, Rev. Alfred Faulstich of New Jersey; two half sisters, Mrs. Julius Engelbarth of Kansas City and Mrs. Charles Carrol of Milwaukee.
Pallbearers were Nick Gengler, Otto Ruhnke, Henry Wichtendahl, Otto Wichtendahl, Art Heidenwith and Herman Voigt.
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