Obit: Randles, L. J. --Thanks (1900)
Contact: Laurel Bragstad Schaub
----Source: Greenwood Gleaner
(Greenwood, Wis.) 2-9-1900
We desire to express our sincere thanks to the neighbors and friends who so kindly assisted us during the death and burial of our wife and mother. L. J. Randles and family
Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Wis.) 2-9-1900
Re: Obit: Randles,
L. J. --Thanks (1900)
Contact: Lani Bartelt
Surnames: Randles, Fairbanks, Riggle
GREENWOOD GLEANER 4/5/1928
L.J. RANDLES DIES AT WISCONSIN RAPIDS L.J. Randles, age 66, a veteran traveling salesman of Marshfield died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. W.E. Fairbanks in Wisconsin Rapids at 3:15 o'clock Friday morning. A complication of ailments super induced by a nervous breakdown and heart trouble caused death. For many years Mr. Randles resided in this city and held the distinction of Greenwood s first butter maker. About 25 years ago he moved to Marshfield where he has since reside. Mr. Randles was married twice. His first wife preceded him in death 28 years ago. His second wife survives him. He is also survived by seven children. The surviving children from the first union are Mrs. Jack Van Cleve, Rapid City, S.D., Mrs. W.E. Fairbanks, Wisconsin Rapids, Claire Randles, Marshfield. Milo, Lucille, Kenneth and Lyle are children from the second union. He also leaves the following brothers and sister: Mrs. F.A. Riggle, Black River Falls Gustav Randles, Merrill Rebecca Randles, S.D. and a brother and sister in Canada. He was a member of the United Commercial Travelers, the Illinois Commercial Men's Association, Eagles, Odd Fellows and Fraternal Reserve Association. Mr. Randles had been staying with his sister in Black River Falls since last December, since which time his health has been failing, and the day before his death he left for Wisconsin Rapids to stay with his daughter. The body was brought to Greenwood Monday and laid to rest beside his first wife in the Greenwood Cemetery.
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