Obit: Cardinal, John (1857 - 1928)

Transcriber:  Stan


----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 08/16/1928

Cardinal, John (1857 - 15 AUG 1928)

John Cardinal, a pioneer resident of the town of Hixon, Clark County, Wis., died yesterday morning at the hospital at Chippewa Falls, where he had gone for medical attention. The cause of death was appendicitis. He was seventy-one years of age, and had been a resident of that section for more than twenty years. His remains were brought here, and funeral services will take place Friday afternoon at two o'clock from the home, with interment at Riverside Cemetery.

(Follow on in 8/ 23/1928 Owen Enterprise)

John Cardinal died Wednesday, Aug. 15, 1928, at the age of seventy-one years, after submitting to an operation for ulcers of the stomach and appendicitis, at the hospital at Chippewa Falls.

He was born in Outagamie Co., Wis., in 1857 and lived there until twenty-eight years ago, when he moved to Clark County and settled in the town of Hixon, where he resided until the time of his death. In 1884 he was married to Miss Emily Purdue of Arkansas, and to this union five children were born: Myrtle Giran, Swanson, Sask., Canada; Edith Bishop, Watsonville, Calif.; Burt, who lived at home, and two children preceded him in death. A wife, four brothers, and one sister also survive.

Funeral services were held Friday afternoon from the home, at two o'clock, Rev. W. P. Powell of the Congregational Church of Owen, officiating, and burial took place at Riverside Cemetery.

Those from away who came to attend the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Fritz Sutter and Frank Cardinal, Crystal Falls, Mich.; George, Charles and Henry Cardinal of Argonne, Wis.; and Mr. and Mrs. Lester Carter of Crandon, Wis.



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