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Baade, George J. 1892-1971


Posted By: Connie Ellis (email)
Date: 10/17/2010 at 23:57:51

Source: Monona Billboard newspaper clipping

Contributor: Connie L. Ellis (Not related)


Funeral services for George John Baade, 78, were held Saturday afternoon, January 30, 1971 at 1:30 o'clock at St.Paul Ev. Lutheran Church with Rev. R.E. Langholz and Rev. Fred F. Darnauer officiating. The body lay in state at the church from 12:30 o'clock in the afternoon until the time of the services. There was a military escort at the church with military rites at the grave. Burial was in the Monona City Cemetery. Mr. Baade had not been feeling well since last summer. He was taken to General Hospital in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin January 9 where he died Wednesday, January 27, 1971.

He was born the son of John and Maria, nee Hoth, Baade September 3, 1892 in Giard Township.He was baptized at Zion Lutheran Church in Clayton Center and was confirmed at St.John Lutheran Church in Farmersburg, April 8, 1906, when Rev. Fred G. Brown was pastor. He attended the Froelich rural school. He was married to Marie Hupfer in the parental home, January 26, 1921. Their golden wedding anniversary occurred the day before his death.

Mr. Baade served in the armed forces of his country during World War I. He farmed at several different farms in the Monona area, moving to the farm just southeast of Monona in 1945. He had served as assessor in Giard Township two years and in Monona Township for the last 23 years. He was a member of the St.Paul Ev. Lutheran Church in Monona, the Brotherhood of his Church, and had served on the church council. He served as an assistant 4-H leader and had been a member of the 4-H Extension Council. He was also a member of the American Legion.

Preceding him in death were two sisters, Mrs. Fred (Louisa) Gilster and Mrs. Henry (Mathilda) Kliefoth;and four brothers,Henry, William, Arthur, and Gust.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Eugene of McGregor and Douglas of Monona; a daughter-in-law, Marilyn Baade; four grandchildren, Steven, Debra, Linda, and Mary Ann Baade; four sisters, Mrs. Herb (Laura) Hupfer and Mrs. Enoch (Leona) Anderson of McGregor, Mrs. George (Etta) Schmitt of Blunt, South Dakota, and Mrs. John (Jenny) Case of Yuma, Arizona; and one sister-in-law, Mrs. Amanda Baade.

Pallbearers were Ronald Fullhart, Starr Baade, Wayne Anderson, Ronald O. Mueller, Ronald Blumhagen, LeRoy Hoth, Durwood Baade, and Edward Hupfer.


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