Obit: Heffner, George (1865 - 1921)

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Surnames: HAEFFNER HEFFNER ALDERMON PURDY VINE

----Source: GREENWOOD GLEANER (Greenwood, Wis.) 06/23/1921

Heffner, George (4 SEP 1865 - 16 JUN 1921)

George Heffner, a well known farmer residing northwest of Greenwood, Clark County, Wis., was accidentally shot last Thursday while out hunting. It has been rumored that he had committed suicide but as near as the family can learn he lost his life accidentally.

Deceased was fifty-six years of age and is survived by his wife and four children.

Funeral services were held from the local M.E. Church last Sunday afternoon, Rev. Bickell officiating. Interment was made in the Greenwood Cemetery.

(Follow on obit in 6/30/1921 Gleaner)

George J. Haefner was born near Milwaukee, Sept. 4, 1863, and was cared for by his grandparents. At the age of 12 he went to Menomonie and from there to Rice Lake, where he was united in marriage to Weston Aldermon on March 29, 1888. They lived at Bloomingdale and Sparta before they moved to Greenwood, Clark County, Wis., where he died June 16, 1921 at the age of 57 years.

He leaves, besides his wife, four children to mourn his loss, one child having died two years ago. The children, Lossen Haefner of McLaughlin, S.D.; Mildred Purdy of Tunnel City; Percis Vine and Melvin Haefner of Greenwood, were all present at the funeral.

 

 


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