Obit: Rose, Elmer (1885 - 1941)
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Surnames: Rose, Longenecker, Krause, Bentz, Becker, Breseman, Benner, Porath, Riedel, Ure, Marg, Christie
----Sources: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) Thurs., 29 May 1941
Rose, Elmer (18 March 1885 - 27 May 1941)
Elmer Rose, 56, a farmer in the town of Lynn for the past three years, died at 4:20 o’clock Tuesday in an ambulance enroute to St. Joseph’s hospital, Marshfield. He suffered a heart attack earlier in the afternoon while working in the field and had gone to the house where a physician was called. Funeral services was conduced at the Gilbertson Funeral home at Granton Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock, the Rev. G. W. Longenecker of Neillsville officiating. Interment was made in the Windfall Cemetery, near Granton.
Mr. Rose was born in Sheboygan March 18, 1885, and was married to Martha Krause, of Lynn at Neillsville May 23, 1908. After their marriage Mr. and Mrs. Rose farmed in the town of York and various places near here before coming to their present farm three years ago.
Besides his widow; he is survived by three children: Glen of town of Lynn, Grant, Janesville, and Iva, a sophomore at Granton High School, a brother, Harold Rose, of Granton; his aged mother, Mrs. Anna Rose; Granton, and five grandchildren. His father died 17 years ago, and three children and three brothers preceded him in death.
Pallbearers were Alfred Bentz, Ed Becker, Louis Breseman, Paul Benner, Henry Porath and Alfred Riedel. Flower girls were Misses Hazel Breseman, Evelyn Ure and Irsis Marg.
Mrs. John Christie of Wausau, Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Ure and daughters, Evelyn and Vera, of Junction City and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Marg of Dancy were among those from away to attend the funeral.
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