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Louis Daugs

1866 - 1947


Louis Daugs, 801 Jones Street, died May 7, 1947, at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hoppe, who reside near Watertown, where he had gone to recuperate after suffering a slight heart attack.


He was born July 6, 1866, at Milford, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Daugs. He was married at Milford in 1887 to Miss Helen Wagner.  She preceded him in death in 1928.


Mr. Daugs had lived here for about 30 years, after leaving his farm in the town of Milford.


Surviving was the one daughter, Mrs. Hoppe.  An only son, Louis, died at the age of 28 in 1924. There were four grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Mr. Daugs was the last of a family of five children, three sisters and one brother having preceded him in death.


He was a member of Wesley Methodist Church.


For many years, after moving to Watertown, Mr. Daugs worked as a driver for the former Krueger livery and in more recent years had served as caretaker of both Wesley and First Methodist churches.


The funeral services were at the Nowak Funeral Home.  The Rev. Don T. Stannard of First Methodist Church officiated. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery. 




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