Obit: Linster, Alphonse P. (1896 - 1972)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Linster, Boniface, Keller, Weller, Brady

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 12/07/1972

Linster, Alphonse P. (8 June 1896 - 3 December 1972)

Funeral services for a retired Neillsville resident, Alphonse P. Linster, 76, who died here December 3, were held Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. The Rev. Charles D. Brady officiated and burial; was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery. Parish Council of Catholic Women and general rosary services were held Tuesday evening at the Georgas Funeral Home, where the body of Mr. Linster was in state.

Alphonse Linster, the son of Nick, Sr., and Margaret (Boniface) Linster, was born June 8, 1896, at Bakerville in Wood County and received his education is area schools. A veteran of World War I, Mr. Linster entered the service at Neillsville on July 29, 1918, served in Europe, and was discharged at Camp Grant on May 20, 1919. He was a member of Co. M, 343rd Infantry.

His marriage to the former Mabel Keller took place May 4, 1921, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Neillsville. He farmed in the town of Weston until retiring and moving to Neillsville 12 years ago. Mr. Linster was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and of Haugen-Richmond American Legion Post No. 73.

Survivors, in addition to his wife, include two sons, Allen Linster of Plymouth and John Linster of Rt. 1 Greenwood; a sister, Mrs. E. R. (Caroline) Weller of Seattle, Wash.; a brother, William Linster of Penn Yan, N.Y.; and four grandchildren.



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