Westphal, Albert (1870-1950)


Funeral services for Albert Westphal, 80, who passed away Monday afternoon at his home in Marshall county, were held Wednesday in the Gulbranson Mortuary with Rev. V. G. Sorenson of Holt officiating. Burial was made in the Silver Creek cemetery in Excel township.

Mr. Westphal was born April 20, 1870 in Germany, coming to Dorchester, Wisc. with his parents in 1883. In 1896 they moved to Marshall county and homesteaded in Excel township, where he has since farmed and made his home.

Survivors are two sisters, Mrs. Johanna Bothke of Rice Lake, Wisc. and Mrs. Emma Notbohn of Owen, Wisc. and two brothers, William of Abbotsford, Wisc. and August of Wausau, Wisc. Three brothers and two sisters preceded him in death.

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky