Obit: Mooney, Halbert G. (1872 - 1956)
Contact:  Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Mooney, Boll, Hayden, Parks, Steffen, McDuff, Dix

----Sources: Appleton Post Crescent (Appleton, WI) June 30, 1956

Mooney, Halbert G. (August 13, 1872 - June 28, 1956)

Halbert G Mooney, age 84, died at 8 o’clock Friday night, June 28, 1956, in Racine after a short illness. He was living at the home of his daughter, Mrs. William (Myrtle) Steffen.

He was born August 13, 1872, in Necedah, to Fredrick and Belva C. Mooney. He moved to Kaukauna in 1900 and was employed by the Chicago and North Western railway. Later he worked at Thilmany Pulp and Paper Company, Kaukauna. He retired in 1941.

(*He was married to Christina Boll December 22, 1897, and she preceded him in death in 1940. He also was preceded in death by a young son, Arthur in 1927 and a son Ralph during WWII over Blechhammer, Germany.)

Funeral services will be at 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon at the Fargo Funeral Home, Kaukauna, with the Rev. Paul Stevens, pastor of Kaukauna Methodist Church, in charge. Burial will be at Union Cemetery, Kaukauna.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 o’clock Sunday afternoon.

Survivors are his second wife (*the former Della Dix); five daughters, Mrs. James E (Belva) Hayden, Hammond, Ind., Mrs. Harold (Irene) Parks, Cudahy, Mrs. William (Myrtle) Steffen, Racine, Mrs. T. L. (Gladys) McDuff and Dorothy Mooney, both of Chicago; three sons, Wallace, Kaukauna, Fred, Minneapolis, and Robert, Los Angeles; one brother, W. W. Mooney, Nampa, Idaho; 18 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

(*These bits of information supplied by a great-niece of Halbert)

 

 


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