Print, Photographic
1913 Approximate
Frank Wenzel (1859-1931). Material: paper. Size: 5" x 7". Description: tinted photo reprint of Frank Wenzel, father of John August Wenzel; a man wearing a three piece suit is posed outdoors leaning on the back of a spindled wooden chair.
Frank Wenzel died in 1931 and is buried at Calvary Cemetery in New Richland, Minnesota. John August Wenzel was born to Frank and Emma Elsner Wenzel and baptized in 1912. John A. Wenzel married Genevieve Brisbane in 1938. Their son, John L. Wenzel, age 73, of Kerrick, passed away on April 19, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center, Moose Lake, Minnesota. John Leroy Wenzel was born on July 15, 1941 to John A. and Genevieve (Brisbane) Wenzel in Waseca, MN and lived on a farm near New Richland, MN. When he was young he moved with his family to Onamia. He had a brother, Richard Wenzel, a sister Madonna (Robert) Schmolke of Onamia and a brother Lenus Wenzel of Roseau, MN.