Obit: Kelsey, George Mrs. (1896 - 1943)

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Surnames: Kelsey, Griffiths, Hoffman, Treat, Berry, Neitzel, Fults, Rilling, Leichtnam, Prochman, Thompson, Hasson, Raberson, Larsen, Baker, Cady, Dehniert, Lindner

----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 09/02/1943

Kelsey, George Mrs. (1896 - 1 Sept. 1943)

Mrs. George Kelsey died at her home in Abbotsford on Wednesday night. Funeral arrangements have not been made as yet.

----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 09/09/1943

Funeral services for Mrs. George Kelsey of Abbotsford, whose death was reported last week, were held Sunday, Sept. 5, at the Presbyterian church at Abbotsford, Rev. G. E. Griffiths officiating, and internment was made Monday at Oak Grove cemetery at Tomah, Wis. Pall bearers at Abbotsford were Charles Hoffmanm Harry Treat, Orrin Berry, Lawrence Neitzel, Walter Fults and Dr. A. J. Rilling. Flower girls at Abbotsford were Mrs. Art Leichtnam, Mrs. Earl Prochman, Miss Margery Thompson and Miss Anna Marie Hasson. At Tomah, six cousins were pall bearers and three cousins and two nieces were in charge of the flowers.

The deceased was born at Camp Douglas, Wis., on Nov. 5th, 1896. Her father, Nels Raberson, and her mother, Dora Larsen, were both born in Copenhagen, Denmark. She was married to George Kelsey on Aug. 19th, 1920, at LaCrosse, Wis., and they came to this locality in Sept. of 1920. She died on Sept. 1, 1943, at her home in Abbotsford, after an illness of seven weeks with carcinoma.

Surviving are her husband, her father and three children - Betty Jean of Unity, Doris, a student nurse at the Mayo Clinic, and Jack with the U.S. navy at Norfolk, Va. Also six brothers and three sisters - Mrs. Hannah Baker of Rochester, Wis., Mrs. Charles Cady of Camp Douglas, Wis., Mrs. Carl Lindner of La Grange, Ill., Anton Raberson of Janesville, Wis., Alfred Raberson of St. Paul, Minn., and Ted Raberson, formerly of Abbotsford now with the U.S. navy somewhere in the Aleutian Islands.



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