Obit: Lafee, Ress
(1879 - 1935)
Surnames: LAFEE NULTON ADERHOLD PACHOLKE CORDES JOHN BRILL REYER BRADFORD ROBINSON BROTHERTON HIGBEE WILKINS THOMPSON SCHLAIS ROWCLIFFE
----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 07/25/1935
Lafee, Ress (11 Sept. 1879 - 18 July 1935)
Funeral services for Ress Lafee, who died of carbon monoxide Thursday, July 18th, as reported last week, were held at the Colby M. E. church Monday, July 22, Rev. C. Paul Nulton officiating and internment was made in the Colby cemetery. Pall bearers were Henry Aderhold, John Pacholke, Andrew Cordes, Alvin John, Ted Brill and Carl Reyer.
The deceased was born in the town of Hull Sept. 11th, 1879, thus reaching the age of fifty-five years, ten months and seven days. His father was George Warren Lafee and the maiden name of his mother was Ada Bradford. He never married. He is survived by the following brothers and sisters: Cora Robinson of Ontario, Canada, Lulu Brotherton, of Colby, Wis., Ethel Higbee of Eli, Neb., Ray Lafee of Netherhill, Sask., Canada, Hortie Wilkins of Orlando, Fla., George Lafee of Milesville, S. Dak., Amy Thompson of Netherhill, S. Dak., Gerald Lafee of Browerville, Minn., Bert Lafee of Cavour, South Dak., Fern Schlais of Medford, Wis., Eva Rowcliffe of Huron, S. Dak.
Those from out of town here for the funeral services were Mrs. Hortie Wilkins of Florida, Gerald Lafee of Browerville, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Bert Lafee of Cavour, S. Dak., Mrs. Eva Rowcliffe of Huron, S. Dak., Mrs. Dick Brotherton of Manitowoc, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Schlais and family of Medford, Wis.
The deceased was held in high esteem by his neighbors which is testified by the fact that he on several occasions held the office of supervisor. He was of a congenial disposition and honest in all his dealings.
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