Obit: Wescott, Clayton R. (1920 - 2005)

Contact: Audrey Roedel


----Sources: Tribune-Record-Gleaner (Loyal, Clark Co., WI) 04/13/2005

Wescott, Clayton R. (5 JUN 1920 - 9 APR 2005)

Clayton Rose Wescott, 84, Spencer, died Saturday, April 9, 2005, at the Colonial Center, Colby. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 12, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Unity. The Rev. Robert Bipes and the Rev. Tim Duesenberg officiated. Burial was in Colby Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers were Jason Wescott, Ross Kyle, Matt Kyle, Tom Kyle, Randy Kaiser, and Steve Kaiser.

Clayton Ross Westcott was born June 5, 1920, to Ross Westcott and Ellen Wicks. He served in the Army during World War ll. He married Lorraine Duvall on Nov. 25, 1947, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Unity. They farmed for a short time in the Rockford, Ill., area. They moved back to the Spencer area in 1951, and farmed until his retirement in 1984. He worked as a mechanic for 16 years while farming and after retirement he became interested in woodworking and built many pieces of furniture for family and friends. He served on the Trinity Lutheran Church council and as treasurer for many years.

Survivors include one son, David Wescott, Marshfield; one daughter, Dawn (Robert) Kyle, Anoka, Minn.; two step daughters, Janet (Jack) Kaiser, Auburndale, and Janis (Tapp), Machesney Park, Ill.; four grandsons; 10 step-grandchildren; and one sister, Beverly (Leo) Fisher, Chippewa Falls.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Lorraine, on Dec. 3, 1987; two brothers, Lyle Wescott, and Clarence (Pat) Wescott; and one stepson, Gerald Seefeldt. Memorials can be given to Trinity Lutheran Church, Unity. Maurina/Community Funeral Home, Spencer, assisted the family with arrangements.



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