Obit: Enhelder, Willis Enos (1881 - 1942)

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Surnames: Enhelder, Asp, Newell, Susa, Reimer, Ackerman

----Sources: The Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 9 April 1942

Enhelder, Willis Enos (9 March 1881 - 2 April 1942)

Willis Enos Enhelder died at midnight, April 2, 1942, at his home at 333 South Court Street, Neillsville, of a heart attack. He was 61 years of age.

Funeral services were held at the Methodist Church Monday, April 6, at three p.m., the Rev. Obed Asp, pastor of the Methodist Church officiating.

Mr. Enhelder was born March 9, 1881, in the town of Weston, to Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Enhelder, receiving his education in the schools of his home community. He worked on the farm of his parents during his boyhood and early manhood. He raised, sold and traded horses and also was in the real estate business for many years. This winter he worked at Glidden, Wis., driving team in the logging camp there. The departed led a particularly varied and active life until about three years ago when he broke his leg while working in the woods. Through his sales activities he gained a wide acquaintance in Clark and the surrounding counties.

He was married to Miss Clara Newell of Neillsville, March 15, 1915. Four children were born to them: Eugene, Ruth and twin daughters, Marian and Grace.

About sever years ago, the Enhelder family moved to their present home in Neillsville, Wis.

He is survived by his wife and children, Eugene, who lived in California; (Ruth) Mrs. Edward Susa, Glidden, Wis.; (Marian) Mrs. Henry Reimer, Lily, Wis.; and Grace Enhelder, at home. Also surviving are six grandchildren, a brother, Ernest Enhelder of Washington and a sister, Mrs. Ackerman of California. His parents and three brothers, Clarence, Eugene and Robert Enhelder, preceded him in death.



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