Obit: Young, Moses
Adelbert (1849 - 1933)
Surnames: YOUNG SCHULZ NULTON LAMONT EDER WELLER REEVES WILDE BRIGGS GRIMES PETERSON MACKINNON CASTNER WICKER NICKEL MYERS
----Sources: COLBY PHONOGRAPH (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 11/23/1933
Young, Moses Adelbert (7 June 1849 - 16 Nov. 1933)
Moses Adelbert Young passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Chas. Schulz, Thursday evening at 9:30. Mr. Young suffered a stroke on Tuesday. Funeral services were held at the M. E. church in Colby, Saturday, Nov. 18th, Rev. C. Paul Nulton officiating, and internment was made in the Colby cemetery. The pall bearers weree A. Lamont, H. B. Eder, Henry Weller, Henry Reeves, Wm. Wilde and O. R. Briggs.
The deceased was born June 7th, 1849, at Port Washington, Wisconsin, thus reaching the age of eighty-four years, five months and nine days. He spent his early life in Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa. Later, he returned to West Bend, Wisconsin, where he was married Oct. 15th, 1872 to Martha Maria Young. About 1878, they moved to Colby, Wisconsin, where they resided until the year 1917. He then moved to Spring Valley, Wisconsin. From there he went to the western states where he remained until December, 1932, when he returned to Wisconsin and remained here until his death. Mrs. Young died in 1917.
He is survived by five children, namely: Wallace of Bayview, Idaho; Etto Mae Grimes of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Rena Peterson of Addy, Washington; Beulah Schulz of Colby, Wisconsin; Alelbert Young of Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. Also six grand children and one great grand child.
The out of town people here for the funeral were Mrs. J. J. Grimes and Erma MacKinnon of Milwaukee, Mrs and Mrs. Edward Schulz of West Allis, Mrs. Nett Castner and daughter, Edith, of Marshfield, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wicker and son, Elmer, of Edgar, Mr. and Mrs. George Nickel and Miss Vera Nickel of Unity, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Meyers of McMillan.
The deceased’s occupation was that of a millwright and he was an industrious worker. He was a devoted husband and kind and indulgent father. He invariably made friends with his fellow workers and neighbors, and, like all the early settlers of this community, he had a cheerful, helpful disposition.
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