Obit: Sook, Clarence (1926 - 1952)

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Surnames: Sook, Holmes, Seefeldt, Scheer, Mellenthin, Neuman, Pickett, Martens, Schofield, Fisher, Westcott, Elsinger

----Source: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark County, Wis.) 05/02/1952

Sook, Clarence (9 Jan. 1926 - 25 Apr. 1952)

Funeral services were held at the Swarthout Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Monday for Clarence Sook, 26, Town of Unity, Wisconsin, who died Thursday evening at St. Joseph’s hospital, Marshfield, where he had been a patient for a week.

The Rev. Lee Holmes, Loyal, officiated at the services with burial in the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery.

The body reposed at the Swarthout Funeral Home from Saturday morning until the time of services.

Pallbearers were Walter Seefedlt, Orlando Scheer, Paul Seefeldt, Norman Mellenthin, Rav Neuman and Jack Pickett.

In charge of the flowers were Mrs. Paul Seefeldt, Mrs. Norman Mellenthin, Mrs. Walter Seefeldt, Arlene Martens, Janet and Janice Schofield and Barbara and Shirley Sook.

Mr. Sook was born in the Town of Unity January 9, 1926 and resided on a farm there.

Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Ellen Sook, with whom he made his home; a sister, Mrs. Leo (Beverly) Fisher, of Spencer; and three half-brothers, Donald Sook, Spencer; Lester Sook, Fond du Lac; and Clayton Westcott, Spencer.

Out-of-town relatives here for the funeral included Mr. and Mrs. Lester Sook, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Sook, Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Sook, and Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Elsinger, all of Fond du Lac.

Family Notes

1930 Federal Census, Unity, Clark, Wisconsin, enumeration district number: 0038, family 23, line 1

Clarence G Sook, white single male
father's birthplace: Wisconsin
mother's birthplace: Illinois

Household Members
head Frank Sook M 62 Wisconsin
wife Elen C Sook F 32 Illinois
son Donald G Sook M 15 Wisconsin
son Clarence G Sook M 4 Wisconsin
daughter Beverly M Sook F 1 Wisconsin
stepson Clayton R Wescott M 9 Wisconsin

1940 Federal Census, Unity Town, Clark, Wisconsin, United States, enumeration district number: 10-38, family 165, line 60

Clarence Sook, white, single male
residence in 1935: Same House

Household Members
head Frank Sook M 69 Wisconsin
wife Ellen Sook F 42 Wisconsin
son Clarence Sook M 14 Wisconsin
daughter Beverly Sook F 11 Wisconsin
stepson Clayton Wescott M 19 Wisconsin



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