Obit: Turner, Newell (1884 - 1961)

Contact:  Steven Lavey

----Source: The Clark County Press, April 6, 1961.



NEWSPAPER LOCATION: Neillsville, Wisconsin

STATE: Wisconsin


Newell Turner, 76, of Neillsville, died last Thursday. He had been a hospital patient for 10 days. Funeral services were conducted Monday from the Georgas Funeral Home. The Rev. Warren Henderson of the Veefkind Community Church, near Spencer, officiated. Burial was made in the York Center Cemetery. He was born June 18, 1884, in the Town of York, where he spent his lifetime. Due to failing health he retired from farming four years ago. On February 25, 1920, he was married to the former Grace Turner who died in 1946. Surviving are a step-daughter, Mrs. Carl (Velma) Buddinger, Route 1, Neillsville, and a nephew, Ross Stevens of Route 2, Spencer. Pallbearers were: Emil Schoenfeld, Herb Free, George Dahl, Everett Kaufmann, Harold Schlinsog, and William Rohlaff. "Rock of Ages" and "Face to Face" were sung by Mrs. Lowell Schultz and Mrs. Everett Kauffman, accompanied by Mrs. Warren Henderson. People from away here for the service included: Mr. & Mrs. Ross Stevens, Rev. & Mrs. Warren Henderson, Mr. & Mrs. William Rohlaff and Crista, and Mrs. Ed Ploman, Spencer; Mr. & Mrs. Stanley Stevens, Mrs. R. K. Stevens, and George Dahl, Loyal; Mr. & Mrs. Tony Walter, Greenwood; Mr. & Mrs. L. Kronberger, George Mortimer, Mr. & Mrs. Julius Rennak, Mr. & Mrs. Harold Schlinsog and daughter and Mrs. Leland Hansen, all of Granton; Mr. & Mrs. Everett Kauffman, Chili; and Mrs. Fred Summers, Unity.



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