Obit: Laneville, John B. (1864 - 1941)

Contact:  Janet Rogalski

----Source: The Stark Family Scrapbook.


Final rites were read from the Sacred Heart church at Withee at 9:00 a. m. Saturday, April 19, for John B. Laneville, 77 years, 11 months and 17 days of age, who passed away at his home, April 17, by the Father Brady of Abbotsford. Interment was made in the Riverside Cemetery.

John B. Laneville a highly respected citizen of this community was one of its pioneer residents.

He was born in Three Rivers, Canada, on April 30, 1864. When a lad 20 years of age he moved to Eau Clarie where he resided for several years and on August 8, 1890, was united in marriage to Katie Marie Norton.

From Eau Claire he and his family moved to Hinkley, Minn., where he resided a short time before coming to Owen. He worked in this city as an employee of the Owen Lumber company for some time before moving to Withee where he established himself in business, which he had conducted in the village for the past 38 years until he was taken ill several months ago.

His passing is mourned by his wife, nine children, four sons, Richard Of Oklahoma City, Okla., John of Dodgeville, Fred of Madison, and Edward of Withee; and five daughterss, Mrs. Elsie McAdams of Withee, Mrs. F. L. (Rose) McErn of Withee, Mrs. H. L. (Dorothy) Tait of Evansville, Mrs. H. F. (Edythe) Shuster of Evansville, Mrs. George (Emmy) Martin of Madison; one daughter, Mrs. J. A. (Pearl) Roth, preceded him in death. Twenty grandchildren, one great grandchild and a host of friends and relatives.

Pallbearers at the service were John Paustenbach, Herman Bartholomay, A. R. Martin, Alvin Thorson, L. C. Meyers and Ciff Patrie.



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