Obit: Fields, Wilbur S. (1917 - 2002)
Surnames: FIELDS SPARKS HOHENSTEIN PALCHIK
----Source: TRIBUNE-RECORD-GLEANER (Loyal, Wis.) 11/06/2002
Fields, Wilbur S. (14 JUN 1917 - 28 OCT 2002)
Wilbur S. Fields, 85, Neillsville, Clark County, Wis., died on Monday, Oct. 28, 2002, at the Memorial Nursing Home, Neillsville. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to an 11 a.m. funeral service on Thursday, Oct. 31, at the Gilbertson Funeral Home, Granton. Music will be provided by Jeannette Steiner, organist. The Rev. Craig Conklin will officiate. Burial will be in the Windfall Cemetery, Granton, with military rites accorded by the Neillsville Veterans Council. Pallbearers will be Stan Canfield, Joe Kirk, Dave Lavey, Ken Vine, Ron Webster and Harry Zaleski.
Wilbur S. Fields was born on June 14, 1917, in the town of Fremont, to Rueben and Hattie (nee Sparks) Fields. He attended school in the town of Fremont and then was enlisted into the military with service during World War II. He married Elsie M. Hohenstein on Nov. 8, 1958, at the Sherwood Community Church. They were lifelong residents of Clark County.
Survivors include a sister-in-law, Gladys Palchik, and many nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death was his wife, Elsie, on March 17, 1998. The Gesche Funeral Home, Neillsville, is assisting the family with arrangements.
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