Obit: Christie, Freeman A. (1883 - 1970)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Christie, McKim, McConnell, Schullo, Lobner, Dushek

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 7/30/1970

Christie, Freeman A. (20 April 1883 - 19 July 1970)

Funeral services for Freeman A. Christie, 87, of Neillsville, who died July 19, will be held today (Thursday) at 1:30 p.m. from the Georgas Funeral Home. The Rev. William Dushek will officiate. Burial will be made in the Greenwood Cemetery.

Mr. Christie was born April 20, 1883, to Samuel and Adeline (McKim) Christie in the Town of Weston. He was educated in Clark County and attended Uncle Sam School.

He married the late Elizabeth McConnell on December 11, 1907, in Greenwood. They logged in northern Wisconsin and later farmed south of Greenwood. They moved to Neillsville in 1940 and operated a service station with his son Eugene, until 1957. He suffered a stroke in July, 1965, and had been a resident of Memorial Home since.

Survivors include six children: Ernest of La Crosse, Eugene of Neillsville, Arthur of Greenwood, John of Anoka, Minn., Mrs. Mary Schullo of Minneapolis, Minn., and Mrs. Arlene Lobner of Wisconsin Rapids; a brother, Hugh of Greenwood; 19 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.



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