Obit: Holmes, James (1878 - 1956)
Surnames: Holmes, Schall, Domer, Fuller, Loughead, Bailey, Yaeger, Taylor, Bayler, Jones, Binning, Lydickson
----Source: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark County, Wis.) 03/16/1956
Holmes, James (16 June 1878 - 12 Mar. 1956)
Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. Friday, March 16 at the Unity Methodist Church for James Holmes, 77, who passed away Monday night at Wisconsin Rapids, where he was living with a son.
The Rev. Harvey Schall will officiate at the final rites and burial will be made in the Unity cemetery.
----Source: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark County, Wis.) 03/23/1956
Funeral services were held at 2 P.M. Friday, March 16 at the Unity Methodist Church for James Holmes, 77, who passed away Monday night at Wisconsin Rapids, where he was living with a son.
The Rev. Harvey Schall officiated at the final rites and burial was be made in the Unity cemetery.
During the service Mrs. Ted Domer and Mrs. Rodney Fuller sang "Heartaches" and "I Shall Not Want" accompanied by Mrs. Tom Loughead.
Pallbearers were James Holmes, Wisconsin Rapids, LeRoy Holmes, Milwaukee, Fred Bailey, Rib Lake, Robert Yaeger, Boyd Everett Taylor, Wisconsin Rapids, Charles Bayler, Chippewa Falls.
Mr. Holmes was born in the town of Unity, June 16, 1878, and married the former Miss Hannah Jones of Colby in 1908. They lived in Glenlive, Montana for a few years and then returned here to the home farm. They also resided in Rib Lake for a time.
Surviving are his wife and six children, LeRoy, Milwaukee; James, Wisconsin Rapids, Mrs. Fred (Evelyn) Bailey of Rib Lake; Miss Rose Holmes, Chippewa Falls; Mrs. Robert (Bernice) Yaeger, Boyd and Mrs. Everett (Nola) Taylor, Wisconsin Rapids. One child died in infancy.
Also surviving are a sister, Mrs. Herbert Binning, Unity; two half-brothers, Peter Lydickson, Loyal and Andrew Lydickson, Riplinger, and 8 grandchildren.
Here for the funeral were Mrs. James Holmes, Mr. and Mrs. *** Note: The remainder of this article was missing.
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