Obit: Meacham, Edward E. (1882 - 1959)
Surnames: Meacham, Passet, Seefeld, Hendrickson, Schofield, Andrews, Tesmer, Wichman, Ringquist, Gaetz, Cartwright, Wanta, Meddaughs, Adler, Seidd, Goetz, Budde, Spry
----Source: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark County, Wis.) Friday 05/15/1959
Meacham, Edward E. (22 Dec. 1882 - 13 May 1959)
Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Spencer Methodist Church for Edward E. Meacham, 76, route 1, Spencer, who died at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield, after an illness of about 10 days. He was taken to the hospital May 3rd and suffered a stroke on May 6th.
The Rev. David Passet will officiate at the final rites and burial will be made in the West Spencer cemetery.
The body is reposing at the Jasperson Funeral Home.
A complete obituary will be published next week.
----Source: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark County, Wis.) Friday 05/22/1959
Funeral services were held Friday afternoon, at 2 o’clock at the Spencer Methodist Church for Edward E. Meacham, 76, route 1, Spencer, who died at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield, after an illness of about 10 days. He was taken to the hospital May 3rd and suffered a stroke on May 6th.
The Rev. David Passet officiated at the final rites and burial was made in the West Spencer cemetery.
Pallbearers were Roscoe Meacham, Frank Seefeld, Louis Seefeld, Albert Seefeld, Alfred Hendrickson and Lee Schofield.
In charge of flowers were Mrs. Roscoe Meacham, Mrs. Lee Schofield, Mrs. Albert Seefeld and Mrs. Frank Seefeld.
Miss Syrl Andrews sang "The Old Rugged Cross" and "Beyond The Sunset," accompanied at the organ by Mrs. Dora Tesmer.
Mr. Meacham was born in Unity on December 22, 1882, and received his education in the Groveside School in the Town of Unity. From 1911 until 1920 he homesteaded and was a coal miner in Musselshell County, Montana. In 1920 he returned to Clark County to take over his father’s farm and had resided there ever since.
He was married in 1920 at Roundup, Montana, to the former Mildred Wichman of Absher, Montana, who survives him.
Other survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Lloyd (Evelyn) Ringquist, Spencer; Mrs. Verland (Margaret) Gaetz, Wausau; five grandchildren, and two brothers, Ira, route 1, Spencer; and Raymond, Stockton.
He was preceded in death by one son, Erwin, in 1924 and by two brothers, Leonard and Archie.
Out-of-town people who attended the rites were Mrs. Ezra (Hilda) Cartwright, Roundup, Montana; Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Meacham, Stockton; Mrs. Robert Wanta, Custer; Mrs. Harvey Meddaughs, Bancroft; Mrs. Pearl Meacham, Mr. and Mrs. Neal Meacham, Port Washington; Mr. and Mrs. Martin Adler and family, Round Lake, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Seidd and son, Mosinee; Mr. and Mrs. Louis Goetz, Wausau; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Budde, Colby; Mr. and Mrs. Russell Spry, Granton; Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Seefeld, Riplinger; Mrs. *** Note: The remainder of this article was missing.
© Every submission is protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.