Obit: Huntley, William Alfred (1882 - 1949)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Email: dolores@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Surnames: Huntley, Beardsley, Ramsey, Richardson, Schadler, Schoengarth, Rush, Covell, Snyder, Listeman, Smith, Fuller, Henry, Schalle, Dechant

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

Huntley, William Alfred (26 August 1882 - 9 March 1949)

William Alfred Huntley, 66, died at the home of his brother, Grover Huntley, March 9, 1949 at 9:30 a.m.

Funeral services were held Friday, March 11, from the Georgas Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery, the Rev. N. J. Dechant conducting the services.

Mr. Huntley was born on August 26, 1882, in the Town of Weston. He received his education in the Neillsville schools. In early manhood he worked as an apprentice for the Sam Warman Monument Works of Neillsville. He purchased that business in 1907, which he owned until 1925.

In 1925 they moved to California, where he was employed by the Southern California Edison Company. In 1929 they returned to Neillsville, where they resided until 1943, at that time he went to work for Badger Ordinance Company at Baraboo. In October 1943 they moved to Prairie du Sac, where they lived until recently, when he came to stay at the home of his brother, Grover, in Neillsville.

He had been in failing health for several months.

Besides his wife he leaves a daughter, Mrs. L. M. (Jane) Ramsey, Honolulu, T.H., three sisters, Mrs. G. O. (Alva) Richardson, Los Angeles, Cal., Mrs. Otto (Edith) Schadler, and Miss Ellen Huntley, both of Chippewa Falls, and two brothers, Charles Huntley of Minneapolis, and Grover Huntley of Neillsville, also survive.

Pallbearers were: O. W. Schoengarth, Walter Rush, Al Covell, Ernest Snyder, Kurt Listeman and W. L. Smith.

Those from out-of-town attending the service were: Mr. and Mrs. Bert Fuller, Mrs. Arthur Henry and Miss Lottie Schalle, all of Tomah.

 

 


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