Obit: Talcott, Byron A. (1889 - 1974)
Contact:  Ken Wood


----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Wednesday, April 10, 1974; Page 14; Column 7

Talcott, Byron A. (December 17, 1889 - April 9, 1974)



Colby--Byron A. Talcott, 84, a resident of the Colonial House of Colby, died at 11:10 p.m. Tuesday, at St. Joseph's hospital in Marshfield, where he had been a patient since April 1. Death was attributed to a heart ailment.

Services have been set for 10 a.m. Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Unity with the Rev. James Primley, pastor, officiating. Burial will be made in the Colby Memorial cemetery.

Friends may call at the Lulloff Funeral Home, Colby, beginning 2 p.m. Thursday.

Mr. Talcott was born Dec. 17, 1889, in Grant County and came to the town of Brighton in 1901. His marriage on Nov. 25, 1914, at Wausau was to the former Hildegard Brehm, who survives him. The couple's golden wedding anniversary was observed in 1964

After thier marriage they farmed in the town of Brighton until 1945, when they sold the farm to their oldest son, Arvid, and moved to Marshfield. Mr. Talcott took up carpenter work from which he retired in 1957.

From 1954 to 1972, he resided in Wausau. He then returned to Unity and for the past year both he and Mrs. Talcott have been residents of the Colonial House of Colby.

He was a charter board member of Clark Electric Cooperative, board member of the Woodland Cheese Factory, served as school treasurer of Enterprise School District for 26 years and as assessor for the town of Brighton for 19 years.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, Arvid, Unity, Mollen, Gile and Kenneth, Wausau; a sister, Mrs. Mabel Paul, Holcombe; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were two brothers and two sisters.



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