Obit: Shupe, Benjamin F. (1865 - 1921)

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----Source: LOYAL TRIBUNE (Loyal, Clark County, Wis.) 03/31/1921

Shupe, Benjamin F. (30 APR 1865 - 24 MAR 1921)

Mr. Frank Shupe died at his home in this village March 24, 1921, after a short illness of pneumonia, at the age of 55 years, 10 months and 24 days.

Benjamin Franklin Shupe was born at Auburn, Fond du Lac Co., April 30, 1865. At the age of seven years he came to Loyal, Clark County, Wis. with his parents, settling on the farm situated one mile north of Loyal, where he lived until three years ago, when he moved to the village, where he has since been engaged in business.

He was united in marriage in 1889 to Miss Julia Emerson. To this union ten children were born, three sons and seven daughters, Lee, Mrs. Vernard Kauffman, Glenn, Mrs. Jesse Raab, John, Helen, Ione, Nettie, Mabel and Elsie, who with the wife are left to mourn his loss. Besides, he leaves three grandchildren, one brother and sister at Castle Rock, Wash., one sister at Chicago and one at Neillsville.

Mr. Shupe was a successful businessman, was a director of the Loyal State Bank and active in an enterprise for the community good. He will be greatly missed.

The funeral services were held at the M. W. A. Hall Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. Bickell officiating. The services were largely attended by friends and members of the Maccabee Lodge, of which the deceased was a member. Interment took place in the Loyal Cemetery.



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