Obit: Slocomb, Asa Austin (1887 - 1949)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Email: dolores@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Surnames: Slocomb, Young, Hanks, Zimmerman, Barton, Deime, Broers

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) August 18, 1949

Slocomb, Asa Austin (22 March 1887 - 11 August 1949)

Asa Slocomb, 62, died at his home in Ellendale, N.D. August 11, 1949 after a long illness with a heart ailment. He was long a resident of Clark County.

Asa Austin Slocomb was born to Austin and Federica Slocomb March 22, 1887, in the Town of Grant, where he lived until he grew to manhood.

On April 4, 1914, he married Flora Young of the Town of York. Soon after their marriage they went to live on a farm in North Dakota, where they lived since. To this union four children were born, of which three survive besides his widow.

They are: Mrs. M. M. (Neva) hanks of Ellensburg, Wash.; Mrs. Leo (Janie) Zimmerman of Ellensburg, Wash.; and Jerry, at home. His oldest son Lyle, was lost in a plane at Dutch Harbor at the beginning of World War II, and was carried on the missing list until after the war ended.

Mr. Slocomb also leaves three sisters and six brothers. They are: Mrs. E. D. (Lydia) Barton of Los Angeles, Cal.; Mrs. Arthur (Lettie) Deime, Hermosa Beach, Cal.; Mrs. John (Caddie) Broers, Currie, Minn.; Charles Slocomb, Beach, N.D.; Ernie of Redondo Beach, Cal.; Austin of Beach, N.D.; George of Arcadia, Cal.; Orlin of Creswell, Ore.; and Herlin of Seattle, Wash.

Also surviving is one grandson, Lyle Lee Zimmerman.

Funeral services were held in Ellendale, N.D., and interment was made in Ellendale Cemetery.

 

 


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