Obit: Gault, Forrest (1901 - 1995)

Contact: Kipp Kippenhan


----Source: April 26, 1995 edition of the Clark County Press

Forrest Gault

Forrest Gault, 93, of Ft. Atkinson, Wis., passed away at a Fort Atkinson hospital, Thursday, April 20, 1995, of natural causes. Funeral services were held at Gesche Funeral Home, Monday, April 24, 1995, at 1 p.m. with Rev. Terry Hettenbach, granddaughter, officiating. Pallbearers were grandsons and place of burial was the Neillsville City Cemetery.

The body lay in state at Gesche Funeral Home. Monday, April 24, 1995 from 11 a.m. until the time of service.

Gault was born on Nov. 14, 1901, in Neillsville to Edward and Edith Gault. Gault received his education in Neillsville schools. He married Lottie Galster in 1923 in Dubuque, Iowa. He later married Marion Kunze.

After his education, he farmed in Clark County at the Clark County Farm. He later farmed on his own in Clark County. He then moved to the Beaver Dam area in the early 1930’s where he worked for an ice cream factory for several years.

He then moved to Watertown, Wis., where he worked for the Motor Transport Company. In the mid 1940’s he moved back to the Neillsville area where he farmed for a few years. He then made his home in the Sullivan, Wis. area for six years. After he married Kunze, the couple moved to Neillsville. After her death, he moved to the Fort Atkinson, Wis. area where he retired.

He is survived by two daughters, Ruth Ingersoll, Fort Atkinson, Wis., and LaVere Garity, Jefferson, Wis.; four step-children: Don Kunze, Neillsville; Dorothy (Douglas) Dix, Wisconsin Rapids; Ruth (Michael) Kainz, Kissimmee, Florida; Robert Kunze, Holcombe, Wis.; several grandchildren and step-grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and step great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife Marion; two brothers and one sister; two step-brothers, and one step-sister.



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