Obit: Fay, William Wilbur (1892 - 1960)

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Surnames: Fay, Grover, Afkend, Johnson, Price, Westerso

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 02/25/1960

Fay, William Wilbur (9 July 1892 - 16 Feb. 1960)

Funeral services for William Wilbur Fay of Colby, age 67, were held Friday afternoon at the Presbyterian church at Hixon with Rev. Wayne L. Grover officiating. Burial was made in Trinity Rest Cemetery at Hixon.

Mr. Fay died Tuesday evening, Feb. 16, in Sacred Heart Hospital at Eau Claire where he was taken January 13 after suffering a heart attack at the home of his brother, Edgar Fay, at Eleva.

Mr. Fay was born in Independence on July 9, 1892. At an early age he came with his parents to a farm at Hixton where he received his education. Before coming to Colby, he worked at La Crosse, Eau Claire, Marshfield and Black River Falls. He never was married.

Surviving are two brothers, Earl Fay of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada, and Edgar Fay of Eleva; four nieces, Mrs. Clayton Afkend of Abbotsford, Mrs. Lester Johnson of Marshfield, Mrs. Robert Price and Mrs. John Westerso, both of Williston, N.D.; two nephews, Charles Fay, Jr., and Acey Fay of Williston, N.D. Three sisters and two brothers preceded him in death.



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