Obit: Dow, Neva Russell (1878 - 1950)

Transcriber: Kent Alexander

----Sources: Family News Articles

GRANTON - Funeral services for Mrs. Neva Dow, 72, Chili, will be held at the Evangelical United Brethren Church in Chili Saturday. Mrs. Dow died in her home at 4:30 a. m. today. Burial will be made in the Yolo cemetery.

Mrs. Dow, nee Russell, was born July 17, 1878, in the Town of Fremont. She received her education there and in Marshfield, and was married to Pratt Dow May 4, 1898, in the Town of Fremont.

After her marriage she lived on a farm in the Town of Fremont for a number of years. Later she moved successively to Park Falls, Mont., Marshfield, and spent the last 11 years of her life in Chili.

Surviving children include Ruby Dow, Chili; Neil, Los Angeles; Mrs. Frank (Marguerite) Ryckman, Flint, Mich.; Howard, Fairview, Mont.; Mrs. H. Ferde (Marian) Adams and Neva McChesney, both of Waukesha; and Harold, Oconomowoc.

Brothers and sisters include Fred Russell, Milwaukee; John Russell, Laona; Vincent Russell, Fairview; Mrs. T. D. Ellithorpe, Rochester, Minn.; Mrs. John Mohrherr, Fairview; and Mrs. W. A. Harding, Menomonie.

A sister, one child, and her husband preceded her in death. There are 17 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.



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