Henry Volbrecht Dies; Painter and Steeplejack
Henry Volbrecht, 52, of 602 Cherry Street, well known painter and steeple jack, died in Mercy Hospital at 2 pm, Wednesday following a brief illness.
The son of Albert and Sopia Zanzinger Volbrecht he was born in Janesville, Jan. 28, 1893, and was married to Hazel Hovland June 22, 1912.
Besides his wife Mr. Volbrecht is survived by six daughters, Mr. Charles Press, Virginia, Jacqueline and Donna Volbrecht, all of Janesville, Mrs. John Perrigo, Racine and Mrs. Elmer Paquette, Lubbock, Texas; a son, Albert Volbrecht, SK 2/c of the navy stationed in the Pacific area; and a sister, Mr. Harry Green, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
The funeral will be held at 2:30 pm Friday in the Overton funeral home, the Rev. John R, Estes, First Baptist church, to officiate, Burial will be in Oak Hill cemetery Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday evening.
Janesville Gazette, 10/4/1945