Obit: Glass, Elmer
(1876 - 1905)
----Source: NEILLSVILLE TIMES (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 03/16/1905
Glass, Elmer (14 Nov 1876 - 12 MAR 1905)
Elmer Glass died March 12, 1905, at 10 a.m., of tuberculosis, aged 28 years, 3 months and 26 days, after an illness of several months. The funeral was held at the armory under military auspices, Rev. T. C. Hill, his old pastor, speaking. Elmer was born and grew to manhood at Neillsville. He was a serious, industrious boy and man, and was especially fond of military affairs, having joined Co. A at an early age. He went to the Spanish War as a private, returning as a corporal, later was promoted to sergeant, and was always a model militiaman. That he was popular with all classes was shown by the very great attendance at the hall. Co. A attended in full uniform, with colors draped. The tributes of flowers were many and costly.
Elmer was a model young man. For some years past he had been identified with the Neillsville (Clark Co., Wis.) Furniture Factory, where he had been foreman of one of the floors, and was a trusted and highly prized employee. He leaves the mother, and following brothers and sisters: Fred, Frank, Robert, Laura, Daisy and George. The father, who was a Civil War Veteran, died Feb. 18, 1898.
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