| May/June 1988



ROBERT C. NITZSCHE, 57, 2308 28th St., Wausau, Wisconsin, died Wednesday, January 6, 1988, at the Wausau Hospital Center. He was born May 26, 1930, in Wausau, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Emil Nitzsche. He married the former Marsha Mohr on November 5, 1955, in Wausau. She survives.

Mr. Nitzsche was a heavy construction carpenter.

A U.S. Marine, he served in Korea. He was a member of VFW Burns Post No. 388, Montgomery-Plant American Legion Post No. 10, and was co-founder of the Northcentral Wisconsin Gas and Steam Engine Club. He was an honorary member of the Union Threshermen Club of Central Wisconsin and Carpenters Union No. 310 of Wausau, and past recording secretary of that union.

Survivors, beside his wife, are his children, Mrs. Lyle(Marcey)Nowak, John, Torey Nitzsche and Randy, all of Wausau; two brothers, William, of Colorado, and Richard, of Rib Mountain; and five grandchildren.

Submitted by Kevin A. Behnke,3325, N. 65th St., Wausau, Wisconsin 54401.

ERNEST KESNER of Memphis, Michigan, a retired self-employed electrician and plumbing and heating technician, died on January 11,1988. Ernest was a collector of antique gas engines.