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Luth, Benjamin 'Ben' 1887-1951

LUTH, BURKE, COLSCH

Posted By: S. Ferrall - IAGenWeb volunteer
Date: 12/31/2017 at 12:12:06

Funeral services for Ben Luth, 83, were held Tuesday at the Wexford Catholic church, the Rev. Maurice Tracey officiating and burial was in the church cemetery.

Luth took his own life Sunday morning at the home of his sister, Mrs. Leo Colsch, north of Lansing. Ill health is said to have been the cause of his despondency

He was a son of the late Peter and Ellen Burke-Luth and was born near Lansing, Sept. 12 1887. He was educated in rural schools and spent his active years as a farmer. He never married.

Surviving are his sister, Mrs. Colsch, and a brother, John Luth of Lansing. Preceding him in death were three brothers and two sisters.

~The La Crosse Tribune, Wednesday, March 7, 1951


 

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