Obit: Begley, George E. (1878 - 1949)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Email: dolores@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Surnames: Begley, Head, Mohr, Armitage, Metcalf, Feyen, Schnabel, Van Gordon, Scott, Christie, Rossman, Francis, Nulton, Lewerenz

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) June 23, 1949

Begley, George E. (21 February 1878 - 17 June 1949)

George E. Begley, 71, died at his home on West Fifth St. at 5:40 p.m. June 17, 1949. Funeral services were held Monday from the Georgas Funeral Home. Interment was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery, the Rev. Virgil Nulton officiating.

George Begley was born in the Town of York to Mr. and Mrs. Edward Begley on February 21, 1878. He was a life-long resident of Clark County. On July 2, 1902, he was married at Humbird to Bertha Head, who survives. He farmed in the Town of York until 1920, when he and his wife moved to Neillsville, where they lived for four years. They then purchased a small farm on the north edge of the city limits, where they lived until a month ago when they purchased the former Carl Lewerenz, Sr., home on West Fifth Street.

Mr. Begley is survived by his wife and two children: Mrs. Fred (Blanche) Mohr of Neillsville, and Archie Begley of Sparta; and a sister, Grace Begley of Neillsville.

Pallbearers were: Lyle Armitage, Bruce Armitage, Kenneth Metcalf, Leon Metcalf, Ernest Feyen and Leon Schnabel. Those in charge of flowers were: Mrs. Lyle Armitage, Mrs. Bruce Armitage, Mrs. Kenneth Metcalf, Mrs. Leon Metcalf, and Mrs. Leon Schnabel.

Mrs. Heron Van Gordon sang two selections. She was accompanied by Mrs. Jess Scott.

Out-of-town persons attending the services were: Mrs. Archie Begley and son, De Vere, of Sparta; Mr. Floyd Christie, Lake Nebaganon; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rossman and Mr. and Mrs. Dan Francis of Eau Claire.

 

 


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