Obit: Stanton, John (1874 - 1949)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Email: dolores@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Surnames: Stanton, Heth, Paine, Gibson, Young, Nulton

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.), February 17, 1949

Stanton, John (12 March 1874 - 14 February 1949)

John Stanton, 74, died at his home Monday, February 14, (1949), at 10:20 p.m. Funeral services will be held Friday, at 2 p.m. from the Georgas Funeral home. Burial will be made in the Neillsville City Cemetery, the Rev. Virgil Nulton officiating.

John Stanton was born March 12, 1874, at Humbird. At the age of 10 he moved with his family to Mondovi, where they lived for three years. They then moved to Greenwood, where they spent the next 23 years.

On September 29, 1898, he was married to Edna Heth of Mondovi. One son, Jay, was born to them.

In 1922 they moved to Marshfield, and in 1927 they came to Neillsville, where he spent the remainder of his life. For the past 14 years he lived on the south side of the city, where he bought and sold stock.

He became ill about 18 months ago and has been confined to his bed the past four years.

Beside his wife and son, Jay, he is survived by three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, a half-brother, Hugh Stanton of Martinez, Calif., two half sisters, Mrs. Winnie Paine of Grass Valley, Calif., and Mrs. Lottie Gibson, Los Angeles, Calif., two step brothers, Roy Young of Chicago, Ill., and Claude Young of Martinez, Calif.

Four brothers and three sisters preceded him in death.

 

 


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