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Hubert Kreuziger

1895-1918

 

Private Hubert Kreuziger, age 23, died at Camp Grant, Rockford, Illinois.  He has suffered an attack of Spanish influenza which later developed into pneumonia.

 

Private Kreuziger was born July 12, 1895, in the town of Emmet.  He received his education at St. Henry’s School and later attended Sacred Heart College.  He entered the U. S. Army on July 25, 1918, and since that time was stationed at Camp Grant.

 

Interment was in the parish cemetery.

 

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He was survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Kreuziger, Route 1, a sister, Miss Helen Kreuziger, and a brother, Leo Kreuziger.  He was also survived by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Kreuziger, and his grandmother, Mrs. Barbara Langer, Watertown.

 

Private Kreuziger was well known in the city and he was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Watertown council.

 

The body was brought to the city over the Northwestern railroad and taken to the home at Route 1.

 

Funeral services were held at St. Henry’s Church.  It was a military funeral.  Two squads of the Ninth Separate Co., Wisconsin State Guards Reserve, with a corp squad attended along with the local council of the Knights of Columbus, of which Kreuziger was a member.  Six brother Knights of Columbus acted as pallbearers.  They were James W. O’Brien, Raphael Casey, James Casey, William Klecker, Charles Kreuziger, and Walter Dolan.