Obit: Irvine, Olive (1879 - 1945)

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Surnames: Irvine, Longenecker, Brazier, Brandt, Paff

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 09/27/1945

Irvine, Olive (28 Aug. 1879 - 23 Sept. 1945)

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon, September 26, at the Congregational church, Neillsville, for Mrs. John J. Irvine, 66, who died at Sturgeon Bay, Sunday, September 23. The Rev. G. W. Longenecker officiated at the rites. Burial was made in the Loyal cemetery.

Olive Irvine was born August 28, 1879, in Sheboygan, Wis., to John and Mary Brazier. Later the family moved to Clark county and settled in the town of Beaver near Loyal.

On November 24, 1898, she was married to John J. Irvine in Stanley. She then moved with her husband to Curtiss, where he was teaching school. In 1902 her husband left his teaching duties and began operating his father’s farm in the town of Beaver. In 1916 her husband became county treasurer and served in this capacity for six years, after which he was elected county clerk. This office he held for 10 years. While serving in these offices the family resided in Neillsville until 1935, when they went to Sturgeon Bay.

While in Neillsville Mrs. Irvine was affiliated with the Congregational church and with the Royal Neighbors lodge.

She is survived by her husband and three children. The children are: W. D. Irvine, Marshfield; Eula, Mrs. Herman Brandt, Sturgeon Bay; Evelyn, Mrs. Arthur Paff, Neenah.



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