Obit: Francis, Albert (1862 - 1924)

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----Source: LOYAL TRIBUNE (Loyal, Clark County, Wis.) 07/24/1924

Francis, Albert (30 JUL 1862 - 16 JUL 1924)

Albert Francis died at the la Crosse Hospital on Wednesday, July 16, 1924, after a short illness of gall bladder trouble, age nearly 62 years.

The deceased was born in Canada, July 30, 1862. When 21 years of age he came with his parents to the vicinity three miles west of Loyal, Clark County, Wis., where he bought and settled on the farm which he owned at the time of his death.

He was united in marriage Oct. 14, 1891 to Miss Clara Howard. To this Union four children were born, Fred and Floyd living near Greenwood, Clark County, Blanch (Mrs. Albert Schmidt), Loyal, one son James dying five years ago.

Mr. Francis is survived by his wife, three children, nine grandchildren, two brothers, James of Canada and West of Oregon, and one sister, Mrs. Ben Hubble of Oregon.

The deceased was a man of integrity and a kind neighbor and friends, and his memory will long be cherished by those who knew him best.

The funeral was held at the Methodist Church on Saturday afternoon, Rev. W. J. James officiating. He was laid to rest in the family lot in the Loyal Cemetery.



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