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Henry Scheblak

1874-1950

 

Henry Scheblak, 76, local florist and a life-long resident of this community, died June 23, 1950, at his home, 1009 North Fourth Street.

 

He was born here on May 30, 1874, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Matthias Schehlak. On June 6, 1899, he married Clara Herzog in Watertown. She preceded him in death on March 10, 1935.

 

Surviving are three daughters: Mrs. Fred Dorn of Hartland, Mrs. Arthur Droese of Neosho and Mrs. Lawrence Mastenbrook of West Allis; five grandchildren; one brother, Carl Scheblak of Los Angeles Calif.; and one sister, Mrs. John Reinehr of Moorhead, Minn.

 

For many years Mr. Scheblak had been engaged in the painting business in Watertown. At one time he was associated with Charles David, operating under the partnership of David & Scheblak. Later he formed a partnership with Paul Herzog, the firm being known as Scheblak & Herzog. In 1920, due to ill health, he left his trade to establish a greenhouse. He had been in the floral business continuously since that time.

 

Mr. Scheblak was interested in community affairs, and at one time was a member of the park board. He was a man of sterling character and high principles.

 

He was a member of the Order of Foresters.

 

Funeral services were at St. Henry's Church and burial was in St. Henry's Cemetery.

 

Henry Scheblak

Watertown Gazette, 09 18 1908

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[Henry Scheblak at one time was associated with Charles David (David & Scheblak); later formed a painting business with Paul Herzog (Scheblak & Herzog)]