Obit: Brown, Elmer (1880 - 1953)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Brown, Ransom, Boon, Kaudy, Syth, Stabnow

----Sources: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, WI) June 18 & June 25, 1953

Brown, Elmer (May 26, 1880-June 13, 1953)

Elmer Brown, age 73, Town of Weston, R#1 Greenwood, died Saturday evening, June 13, 1953, at St. Joseph’s hospital, Marshfield, where he had been a patient for two weeks.

Elmer Brown was born in the Town of Weston, May 26, 1880, to Theodore and Maryett (Ransom) Brown. He received his education in the rural school at Christie. He never married. He worked at the carpenter trade most of his life and farmed with his twin brother, Ellis, until his brother’s death in 1948. Since that time he made his home with his sister, Ethel, Mrs. Len Boon.

Surviving Elmer is his sister Ethel (Len) Boon, Greenwood, and a brother, Clarence Brown of Christie.

Preceding him in death were three sisters: Alice, Luella and Estella; and four brothers, Lewis, twin brother Ellis, Roscoe and Edward.

Funeral services were held June 17, 1953, from the Georgas Funeral Home with Rev. Virgil Nulton officiating. Interment was in the Town of Weston Cemetery at Christie.

Flowers were in charge of Mrs. Kenneth Loberg and Mrs. Leota Buettner. Misses Alice Buchholz and Verna Schaefer provided the music accompanied by Miss Martha Buchholz.

Pallbearers were Lisle Armitage, Dan Timerson, Alvin Jacob, Frank Zickert, Jesse Richmond and W.C. Richmond.

Out-of-town persons attending the services were Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Zais, Eau Claire; Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Kaudy, Mrs. Pearl Syth, and Mrs. Carl Stabnow all of Greenwood; Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Lavine, Oregon City, OR.



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