Obit: Smith, Arthur Douglas (1887 - 1955)

Transcriber: Ken Wood


----Source: MARSHFIELD NEWS HERALD (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) 06/10/1955; P.3

Smith, Arthur D. (9 SEP 1887 - 8 JUN 1955)

Neillsville, Clark County, Wis. - Funeral services for Arthur Douglas Smith, 67, of 211 State St., who died at his home Wednesday afternoon, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church. The Rev. R. C. White will officiate and burial will be made in the Neillsville Cemetery.

The body will lie in state at Bergemann Funeral Home until Saturday noon, when it will be taken to the church to lie in state until time of services.

Mr. Smith was born Sept. 9, 1887 at Dancy and was a small boy when his family moved to Clark County. He was married July 9, 1909, to Miss Flora Wedekind at Rockford, Ill. and was employed by the American Stores Dairy for many years, retiring in 1953. He was a member of Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church at Neillsville.

Mr. Smith is survived by his wife, and the following children; Mrs. John (Ada) Cameron, Minneapolis; Mrs. Joseph (Helen) Peterson, black River Falls; and Rawleigh Smith of Altoona. Other survivors are seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Nettie Smith, Madison; two brothers, Bergen, Neillsville; and Wilbur, Milwaukee, and his mother, Mrs. Beulah Smith of Arpin.

He was preceded in death by one daughter and his father.

1920 Federal Census Household
Arthur (Douglas) Smith Head Male 32 (1887) Wisconsin
Florence Smith Wife Female 34 (1884) Wisconsin
Helen Smith Daughter Female 9 (1911) Wisconsin
Ada Smith Daughter Female 8 (1912) Wisconsin
*Rolly Smith Son Male 7 (1913) Wisconsin




Obit: Smith, Rawleigh "Rollie/Rolly" Arthur (1912 - 1997)


Contact: Stan

----Source: 1920 Federal Census,

Wisconsin Death Index, 1959-1997
Name: Rawleigh A Smith
Death Date: 18 Jul 1997
Location: Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Residence Place: Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Certificate Number: 020877

United States Social Security Death Index

Given Name: Rawleigh A. Smith
Birth Date: 04 Oct 1912, Age: 85
State: Wisconsin
Last Residence:  Altoona, Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Previous Residence Postal Code: 54720
Death Date: 18 Jul 1997


Smith, Rawleigh Arthur (4 October 1912 – 18 July 1997)

Birth: 4 October 1912, Elba, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States

Burial: 18 July 1997, Granton, Clark, Wisconsin, United States of America

Bio: Smith, Rawleigh "Rollie/Rolly/Red" Arthur (1912 - 1997)

----Source: 1920 Federal Census, Family Records

1930  Federal Census Household
Arthur Smith Head Male 53 Michigan
Marie Smith Wife Female 42 Texas
Arthur Smith Son Male 17 Wisconsin
Edward Smith Son Male 14 Wisconsin
Dorothy Smith Daughter Female 8 Wisconsin

*Sept. 25,1941, Marion I. Schoengarth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H.E. SCHOENGARTH of Granton, became the bride of Rollie (Rawleigh Arthur) SMITH of Eau Claire (son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur SMITH), in the the chapel of the Church of Lutheran Hour in Minnapolis.

Seated (L>R): Alma Wagner, Merrille Winters, Jessie Priscilla Brooks, Roslyn Warlum (1910)
Standing (L>R): Kenneth Ross Smith, Clarence Herbert White, Elliot Warlum (1909), Red (Rawleigh Arthur) Smith, Glen White

*Contact us if you know the occasion for this "Thayer Studio" photo.  Teachers’ training course in Neillsville high school?



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