Obit: Dawes, William H. (1879 - 1913)

Contact: Stan

Surnames: DAWES

----Source: GREENWOOD GLEANER (Greenwood, Wis.) 10/30/1913

Dawes, William H. (17 JUN 1879 - 22 OCT 1913)

The body of Wm. H. Dawes was brought to this city (Greenwood, Clark County, Wis.), Friday evening from Wausau, Wis., where death occurred at the St. Mary’s Hospital Oct. 22nd, 1913. The sudden news of his untimely demise came to relatives and friends with a sudden grief that is greatly felt by them. Mr. and Mrs. Dawes and children were pleasantly located at Merrill, Wis., where he was connected with the shore factory. On Friday, Oct. 17, he was taken with an attack of peritonitis and two days later was removed to the hospital, where he died Wednesday morning at two o’clock, after an operation which was of no avail.

He leaves a wife and three children, parents, two brothers and four sisters to mourn a loss that is irreparable. He was always a tender and devoted husband, a kind and loving father, unselfish to the last degree.

Deceased has been connected with shoe factories at Stoughton, Sparta, La Crosse, Merrill and some years ago was in the shoe manufacturing business in this city, with his father. He was regarded a very competent workman by all who employed him. He was a member of good standing in the Beaver fraternity in Stoughton.

Funeral services were held at Merrill from the church whose faith he professed and Friday the body was brought to Greenwood. Short services were held at the grove by Rev. Hendren Saturday morning at nine o’clock and interment made in the Greenwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Dawes and children arrived her Friday evening and will continue to make their home here. They have the sympathy of many friends in their bereavement.

(The Following Info was provided by Lani Bartelt)

William's birth date was - 17 June 1879

His wife was Daisy Sheets (Birth 16 JULY 1880 • Grove City, Franklin, Ohio, United States) and she and William were married in 1904.
Her Death - 10 DECEMBER 1894 • Lemmons, Perkins, SD.

She went on to marry again after William's death to Francis Philip Umback (Birth 27 SEPTEMBER 1878 • Vernon County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 25 JUNE 1958 • Perkins County, South Dakota, USA).
She married Francis 1925 in Lemmon Perkins, SD.

With William, Daisy and he had three children:
Richard Marion (1905 - 1992)
Daisy Dorothy 1906 - 1997
Bessie Lydia (1910 - ?)

Richard's father was William Adrian Dawes b 25 February 1843 Pymatuning Twsp, Mercer Co, PA. and d 16 April 1916 La Crosse, WI.
Richard's mother was Clara Almira Bates b June 1856 Whitewater, Walworth, Wi. and d 9 February 1940 Lacrosse, WI.

1900 census
Richard's siblings were
Emma J Dawes 18
George F Dawes 15
Clara J Dawes 12
Byron H Dawes 2



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