Submitted by Melva L. Taylor
The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois
February 13, 1981 - Friday, pg A4
OTTO L. TESKE
Otto L. Teske, 92, of Cazenovia, Wisconsin, a former resident of Rock Falls, died Thursday at Reedsburg Memorial Hospital, Reedsburg, Wisconsin. Funeral services will be held Monday at 1:30 p.m. at the Wheelock-Allen Funeral home with the Rev. Robert J. LeMont, pastor of the St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Yorktown, officiating. Burial will be in the Yorktown Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2-4 and 7-9 p.. Sunday. A memorial has been established in his memory.
Mr. Teske was born Dec. 8, 1888 in New Bedford, the son of Augustuv and Henrietta Teske. He was united in marriage to Mary Berge on Feb. 23, 1911 in Yorktown. He farmed for many years and had been employed by the State of Illinois and also the City of Rock Falls. He was a lifetime member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Yorktown and also a lifetime member of the Royal Neighbors.
Mr. Teske is survived by his wife, Mary; one son, Everett of Edina, Minnesota; one daughter, Mrs. James (Mary Jane) Glassburn of Cazenovia, Wisconsin; 10 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.