Obit: Harvey, Wells E. (1873 - 1947)
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Surnames: HARVEY SMITH DUTCHER NELSEN DORMAN MAHONEY BEZAK KORNTVED CARLSON EVENSON LANGJAHR HEBERT TAPLIN DOMER

----Sources: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark Co. Wis.) 12/19/1947

Harvey, Wells E. (3 May 1873 - Dec. 1947)

Funeral services were held Friday, December 12, 1947, for Wells E. Harvey, who passed away last week, at the Lulloff Funeral Home in Colby at 1:45 p.m. and at the Methodist Church in Unity at 2:00 p.m. Rev. F. J. Smith was in charge of the services. Interment was made in the Colby Cemetery.

Mr. Harvey was born May 3, 1873 in the Township of Friendship, in Fond du Lac County, Wis., son of Lavat? And Evelyn Harvey. He was the youngest of a family of seven children, four brothers and two sisters; all of whom preceded him in death.

He, with his mother, brothers and sisters, moved to Chippewa County at the age of 2 years, where he grew to manhood. He settled in Unity at the age of twenty-six. On April 25, 1908 he was united in marriage to Eva Dutcher who preceded him in death six years ago. He resided in Unity until three years ago when he returned to Chippewa County and made his home with his nephews and sister-in-law, Mrs. ? Harvey until his death.

He leaves to mourn his loss one daughter, Nellie Fae, four nephews, Albert Ce?y of Ashland; Royal and Julius Harvey of Cadott; and Richard Harvey of Chippewa Falls; 3 nieces; Mrs. Carl Nelsen of Stevens Point; Mrs. Claude Dorman of Madison; and Mrs. Mae Mahoney of Stoughton.

Mr. Harvey was in the trucking business for several years and was highway patrolman on Highway 13 until he retired a few years ago. He sold his home to Steve Bezak three years ago when he moved away.

Pallbearers were Anton Korntved, Gus Carlson, Marten Evenson, Elmer Langjahr, Leo F. Hebert and L. P. Taplin.

Mrs. Ted Domer and LaVon Domer sang, "Till the Morning," "Home Sweet Home" and "Heartaches", accompanied at the piano by Mrs. Elmer Langjahr.

 

 


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