Obit: Hulbert, Elizabeth (1865 - 1949)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Email: dolores@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Surnames: Hulbert, Hannah, Meyer, Krueger, Van Langford, Barr, Brown, Krejci, Schaefer, Weisjahn, Durst, Neville, Jacob, Millare, Neuhaus, Paulus, Buddinger, Nulton, Will, Poate, Pabst, Murray

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) January 27, 1949

Hulbert, Elizabeth (14 December 1865 - 20 January 1949)

Mrs. Elizabeth Hulbert, 83, died at the home of a niece in Portland, Ore. January 20 (1949). Funeral services were held on Tuesday, January 25, at 2:00 o’clock at the Georgas Funeral Home. Burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery. The Rev. Virgil Nulton officiated.

Elizabeth Hannah was born December 14, 1865, in Bangor, Maine. When she was two years old she moved with her parents to Clark County. She received her education in the Clark County schools.

On July 4, 1905, she was married to William Hulbert at Eau Claire. They lived on a farm in the Town of York for several years, and later bought a farm in the Town of Weston and lived there until 1934, when they retired and moved to Neillsville. They bought a house on North Hewett Street and it was there that Mr. Hulbert passed away in September, 1947.

Mrs. Hulbert continued to live in Neillsville until October, 1948, when she sold her home and went to St. Paul to live with her daughter, Vera. On December 28, 1948, they went to Portland, Ore., and made their home there. They were living with a niece until they could purchase a home.

Mrs. Hulbert was a member of the Congregational Church.

She is survived by two daughters: Mrs. William (Jennie) Meyer of Loyal, and Mrs. Vera Krueger of Portland, Ore.; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Three sisters and two brothers, Mrs. Cinda Van Langford, Portland, Ore.; Mrs. George (Minnie) Barr, Silverton, Ore.; Mrs. Elmer (Nellie) Brown, McMinnville, Ore.; Robert Hannah, Portland, Ore.; and James Hannah of Priest River, Ida.; also survive.

Pallbearers were: John Krejci, Nick Schaefer, Ferd Weisjahn, John Durst, William Neville and Paul Jacob. Misses Hazel Millard and Rose Neuhaus sang two selections, "Close To Thee," and "What a Friend We Have In Jesus." They were accompanied by Mrs. Virgil Nulton. Mrs. Janie Paulus and Bernice Buddinger were in charge of the flowers.

Those from out-of-town attending the services were: Mrs. Vera Krueger of Portland, Ore.; Mr. and Mrs. Devere Krueger, Helena, Mont.; Mrs. Jennie Meyer, Loyal; Mrs. Ed Meyer, Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. Foster Will, Owen; Mrs. Ella Poate and Mrs. Kenneth Poate, St. Paul, Minn.; Mrs. Robert Pabst and Mrs. Agnes Murray, Milwaukee; and Mrs. William Hannah of Mineral Point.

 

 


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