Obit: Proft, Lorna
(1907 - 1944)
Surnames: PROFT MABBOTT ENGEL STIMSON CROSSGROVE COOK MEACHAM CAPES FERGUSON
----Sources: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark Co. Wis.) 08/25/1944
Proft, Lorna (1 Feb. 1907 - 18 Aug. 1944)
Funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Unity Methodist church for Mrs. Frank Proft, aged 37 years, whose home was at Athens, and who died at a hospital in Winnebago where she had been since June 7. The Rev. M. B. Ferguson had charge of the services and internment was made in the Brighton cemetery.
Mrs. Proft, the former Lorna Mabbott, daughter of Mrs. Orra Mabbott of Unity, was born in Baraboo Feb. 1, 1907, and was married June 5, 1934, to Frank Proft. After her marriage she lived on a farm at Athens, and since June 7 had been at Winnebago. She was a member of the Unity Methodist church. Surviving are her husband, her mother, four children, David 9, Donald 6, Philip 4, and Lynette 16 months; a brother, B. W. Mabbott of Unity, and two sisters, Mrs. Nettie Engel of Los Angeles, Calif., and Mrs. Addie Stimson of Oshkosh.
Pall bearers were friends and neighbors of the Profts and the flower attendants were members of the deceased’s girlhood Sunday School class, Mrs. Jennie Crossgrove, Mrs. Marlea Cook, Mrs. Myrtle Meacham and Mrs. Shirley Capes.
***Note: day of death taken from an online family tree
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