Obit: Talso, Matt (1862 - 1944)
----Sources: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) 05/04/1944
Talso, Matt (23 MAY 1862 - 30 APR 1944)
Matt Talso, 81, passed away quietly in his sleep at 3 o’clock Sunday morning. He had been about the house as usual the day before, although he had been in poor health several years, due to a lung ailment and old age complications.
Mr. Talso was born in Finland May 23, 1862 and came to Ely, Minn. At the age of 20 years, where he found employment in the mines.
In 1912 he moved with his family to Longwood Township (Clark Co., Wis.) to the farm site where they made their home. He continued his work at the mines for several years, working and improving his farm during the summer months.
Surviving are his wife, five sons and one daughter, Rudick and Alice at home; Elmer in Idaho; Towo, Chicago; Vaino, in the Navy somewhere in the Pacific; Ralph, with the air corp. in Italy.
Funeral services were held May 3, 1944 from the Finnish Lutheran Church at Owen at 2 o’clock with burial at Riverside Cemetery.
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