Obit: Evans, Wilford #2 (1920 - 1944)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Email: dolores@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Surnames: Evans, Nulton, Jake, Zschernitz, Campbell, Ayers, DeCremer, Bremer Counsell, Scott, Neilson, Shaw, Vaughn, Andraschko, Mills, Foemmel, Larson

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) September 9, 1948

Evans, PFC Wilford (1920 - 1944)

Military services for Pfc. Wilford D. Evans, World War II veteran, whose body was returned to Neillsville for re-burial last Thursday, were held Saturday, September 4, (1948) from the Methodist Church, with the Rev. Virgil Nulton officiating.

Pallbearers were members of the original Service Company, with which Pfc. Evans served. They were: Harley Jake, Louis Zschernitz, George Campbell, Claude Ayers, Norman DeCremer and Clarence Bremer.

The firing squad was made up of members of the local Service Company, and the color bearers were made up of members of the American Legion and the V.F.W. Buglers were Keith Counsell and Robert Scott. Sgt. A. Neilson of Fort Sheridan escorted the body to Neillsville.

Those who came from out-of-town for the services included: Mr. and Mrs. Cleve Evans of Owen; Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Evans of Wisconsin Rapids; Mr. and Mrs. Louis Shaw and son, Dick, of Black River Falls; Mrs. Amos Vaughn of Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Evans of Minneapolis; Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Evans and son, Lyle, Jr., of Green Bay; Mrs. Albert Andraschko of Oshkosh; Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Mills and family of Owen; and Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Foemmel of Granton.

Miss Betty Larson sang, accompanied by Mrs. Keith Counsell.

 

 


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