Obit: Smith, Steven A. Douglas (1861 - 1950)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Email: dolores@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Surnames: Smith, Atkins, Hart, Nulton

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) January 12, 1950

Smith, Steven A. Douglas (12 February 1861 - 9 January 1950)

Funeral services were held today for S. A. D. Smith of 157 East Fifth Street, who died at an Eau Claire hospital on Monday, January 9, 1950, at 6 p.m. The body lay in state at the home and at the Bergemann Funeral Home, where services were to be conducted at 2 o’clock. The Rev. Virgil Nulton was to officiate, with burial to be made in the Neillsville City Cemetery.

Mr. Smith was born February 12, 1861, at Chilton. He worked on the railroad for 25 years, living at Kaukauna. They moved onto a farm north of Neillsville in 1899, where they resided for some time. Then the family moved to Marathon County, where Mr. Smith was engaged in the logging business for eight years.

They returned to Clark County in 1908 and he lived here the remainder of his life.

Mr. Smith was a member of the Christie Methodist Church.

He was married to Beulah Atkins on May 11, 1881, at Snyderville. Mr. and Mrs. Smith celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary at their home on May 11, 1949.

Besides his wife he is survived by three sons and a daughter; Mrs. Nettie Smith, Port Washington; Arthur Smith and Bergen Smith, Neillsville; and Wilbur Smith of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Nineteen grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and a sister, Ada Hart of Benton Harbor, Mich. also survive.

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Surnames: Smith, Nulton, Blum, Wedekind, Hart, Garske, Resonstock, Austin, Diest, Peterson

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) January 19, 1950

Smith, Steven A. Douglas (12 February 1861 - 9 January 1950)

Smith Rites - Services were held for Steven A. D. Smith, 89, of Neillsville at the Bergemann Funeral Home last week Thursday afternoon. Rev. Virgil Nulton officiated.

Pallbearers were: Paul Blum, Rawleigh and Ralph Smith, Richard, Ervin and Harry Wedekind.

Mrs. Helen Smith sang, "Old Rugged Cross" and "Lead Kindly Light," accompanied by Mrs. Virgil Nulton.

Those from out-of-town attending were: Mrs. Nettie Smith, Milwaukee; Mrs. Ada Hart, Benton Harbor, Mich.; Mr. and Mrs. Bill Smith, Mrs. Anita Garske, Mrs. Zona Resonstock, Iva Smith and Donna Smith, all of Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Austin and daughter, Columbus; Mrs. Nellie Diest, Watertown; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Peterson, John Peterson, Betty Lou Peterson and Melvin Peterson, all of Black River Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Rawleigh Smith, Altoona and Ralph Smith, Royal Oak, Mich.

 

 


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