October 18, 1888 - February 11, 1941


A great conclave of relatives and friends and more brother Masons than have assembled together in a long period met on Saturday afternoon, first at the Jabusch home in Deer Park, and then at two o'clock at the Deer Park Methodist Church to pay tribute to a beloved kinsman and friend - William Jabusch who died on the Wednesday previous, February 11, at the Amery hospital, of a cerebral hemorrhage. He was buried February 14 with the Reverend R. J. Dahl, his pastor, delivering the sermon and Wallace Silver the Masonic service at the Calvary cemetery, Deer Park. Taking part in the graveside rites were brethren from Amery, Deer Park, Clear Lake, Star Prairie and New Richmond.

Mr. Jabusch, partner of his brother Arthur in the Farm Implement business at Deer Park, was but 53 years old. He was born in the Town of Cylon October 18, 1888, the son of Henry F. and Wilhelmine Gadow Jabusch. He leaves to mourn his widow, the former Mrs. Stella Schultz, whom he married on October 18, 1928, and his two step children, Edith Schultz of Minneapolis and Howard Schultz of New Orleans, Louisiana.

Besides the widow and the two children, his partner, Arthur Jabusch, International Harvester dealer, survives, and four sisters: Mrs. Louis Klawitter, Rosenberg, Texas; Mrs. J. W. Braemer, New Richmond; Mrs. Fred Huber, Menomonie; Mrs. L. A. Tracy, Rice Lake, besides a host of nephews, nieces and other relatives.

William Jabusch was brought up in the Cylon community. He and his brother Arthur operated the home farm until 1925 when they moved to Deer Park and became farm implement dealers, a business they have since continued.

For more than twenty years Mr. Jabusch has been a member of the North Star Masonic Lodge at Star Prairie.

Special music tribute on Saturday was a solo by Paul Satterlund junior accompanied by Mrs. S. M. Lien and a duet by Mrs. J. T. Thompson and Mrs. R. J. Dahl.

Pallbearers were William Olson, William Wilen, Charles Anderson, Ed Olson, Harry Irle and Martin Erickson.

Relatives and friends attending the funeral from outside of this community were: Mr. H. A. Hanson, Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Mr. and Mrs. Ralph S. Hanson and Jimmy, Duluth, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Johnson, Mrs. Wm. Kaufmann, Miss Viola Spitzack, Minneapolis; Mr. Ray Gadow, Mrs. Gerald Flagtman, Mrs. Henry Coleman, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Nelson, Mrs. Joe Morgan, Miss Dorothy Otterson, St. Paul; Mrs. Herman Schultz, Mrs. Gust Hasse, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Huber, Crystalle and Winifred, Miss Julia Jabusch, Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Hintzeman, and James, Menomonie; Mrs. Frank Laustad and Mrs. Sam Laustad, Colfax; Mr. and Mrs. Lyman Tracy, Wm. and Lyman Jr., Rice Lake; Mr. Hilbert Nelson, Elmwood.


William Jabusch, prominent Deer Park business man, member of a pioneer family, passed away suddenly Wednesday in the Amery Hospital of a cerebral hemorrhage.

He was born October 18, 1888, in the town of Cylon, the son of Henry F. and Wilhelmine Gadow Jabusch. He married Mrs. Stella Schultz, Deer Park, who survives him, together with 2 children, Edith Schultz, Minneapolis, and Howard Schultz, in the south; a brother, Arthur, Deer Park; 4 sisters: Mrs. J. W. Braemer, New Richmond; Mrs. Louis Klawitter, Rosenberg, Texas; Mrs. Fred Huber, Menomonie; and Mrs. L. A. Tracey, Rice Lake;

Funeral services will be held Saturday, 1:30 from the home and 2 o'clock from the Deer Park Methodist church, Rev. R. J. Dahl officiating. Intement will be in Calvary cemetery, Deer Park. W. W. and L. H. Beebe have the arrangements in charge.