MANITOWOC HERALD TIMES JUNE 2, 1941
Charles F. Meinert, 72. former
Branch cheese factory operator, died
suddenly at Antigo late Thursday.
Funeral services Were held this
afternoon from the Congregational
church In Antigo.
Mr. Meinert was born in 1868 at
Thiensville, Ozaukee county. His
marriage to Ida Ullrick took place
December 2O. 1892 at Potter. He
operated a cheese factory at Branch
for 22 years. In 1911 he moved his
family to Neva, near Antigo, purchasing
a farm there. He was active
on this farm, to which he added
a fox ranch until the death of
his wife In 1938. Since then he has
made his home with his daughter
Mrs. Emil Novak in Antigo.
A spare time hobby of the deceased
was making violins.
Six children and I0 grandchildren
survive. The children are Theodore
Carl and Elmer, all Of Antigo; Mrs.
Emil Novak, of Antigo: Mrs. Edward F.
Just, of Cooperstown, and
Mrs. Bernard McKinnon of Green