Lenz, Hugo Robert (1879 - 1953)






----Source: Greenwood Library Scrapbook Collection, Marshfield News Herald 02/ /1953

Lenz, Hugo Robert (1879 - 1953)

GREENWOOD, CLARK COUNTY--Hugo Robert Lenz , 74, prominent in civic affairs in the Town of Eaton, where he resided, died Sunday morning, Feb. 15, 1953 in the Luther Hospital in Eau Claire. He had been a patient there since Feb. 6, and underwent surgery Feb. 12.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Trinity Lutheran Church. The Rev. Walter Schedler will officiate and burial will be made in the Greenwood Cemetery.

The body is reposing at the Schiller Funeral Home. Wednesday morning it will be taken to the church.

Mr. Lenz was born Jan. 26, 1879, in Johnson Creek, Dane County, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Julius Lenz. He received his education in Columbus, and Nov. 11, 1903, married Ida Elizabeth Lewke there. After their marriage they lived in Columbus three years, before coming to Greenwood and settling on the present farm 3 miles south of the city Oct. 26, 1906.

He was treasurer of the Town of Eaton, supervisor for three terms, a member of the Eaton School Board for 25 years, and also held an office in the Trinity Lutheran Church.

Mrs. Lenz died Jan. 5, of this year.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Louise Warnke, Greenwood; and Mrs. Allen (Bethel) Christofferson, Hartford; five sons, Roy, Arnold, and Loren, Oconomowoc; Wilbur, Greenwood; and Donald, at home nine grandchildren a brother, Henry Remus, Marshall; two sisters, Mrs. Martha White, Marshall; and Mrs. William Lewke, Columbus; a step-sister, Mrs. Ida Spart, Huron, S.D.; and a step-brother, Irvin Remus, Marshall.

Three step-brothers preceded him in death.



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