Obit: Lavine, Joseph (1857 - 1919)
----Source: CLARK COUNTY REPUBLICAN & PRESS (Neillsville, Wis.) 07/31/1919
Lavine, Joseph (12 DEC 1857 - 11 Jul 1919)
Joseph Lavine, after a protracted illness, died at his home east of Woodburn, Ore., at 9 o'clock Friday evening, July 11, 1919.
Mr. Lavine was born at Burlington, Wis., on Dec. 12, 1857, and was the son of Frank and Olive Lavine. With his wife and family he came to Woodburn several years ago. He leaves a widow, Ella Lavine, two daughters, Pearl of Woodburn, and Della of Beaverton, and two sons, Willis and Hector, of Woodburn, also grandchildren.
Mr. Lavine was a good man, hard working, of a kindly disposition to all, and his last thoughts were for the comfort of his wife and children. Hew as a member of the Modern Woodmen of America and joined the camp here in 1898. His policy of $2000 was for the benefit of his wife.
The funeral was held at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon at the home. On account of the number of friends present services were held outside under a tree, Rev. Arthur A. Harriman of Eugene officiating. Interment was at Belle Passi. (Independent, Woodburn, Oregon)
Mr. Lavine will be well remembered here (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) by many of our older residents. He came here in 1863 with his parents and lived north of Neillsville many years. His brothers Fred and Frank Lavine live here.
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