Obit: Toburen, William Henry (1881 - 1953)

Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Toburen, Schmidt, Robbins, Goger, Fulsang, Syth, Koch 

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) April 30, 1953 

Toburen, William (22 January 1881 - 25 April 1953) 

William Henry Toburen, 72, of Greenwood died suddenly of a heart attack Saturday, April 25, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, where he was taken earlier Saturday morning. 

Funeral services were held April 28, at the West Side Church. The Rev. Charles Koch officiated.  Burial was in the West Side Cemetery. 

Mr. Toburen was born January 22, 1881, at Cincinnati. When one year old he came with his parents, William and Minnie Toburen, to a  farm near Greenwood.   

On June 3, 1908, he was married to Anna Schmidt at Alma.  They settled on a farm six miles northwest of here, where they lived until 1945, when they moved to this city.  Mr. Toburen was employed at the Stewart Cheese Corp. for some time.  He was a member of the school board and had also served on the town board of Mead township.  He was a member of the West Side E & R Church. 

He is survived by his wife and four children - Mrs. Fred (Ruth) Robbins of Minneapolis; Ervin and Delmar Toburen of Greenwood; and Mrs. John (Delores) Goger of Chicago; also eight grandchildren, two sisters, Mrs. Nels (Louise) Fulsang of Chicago, and Mrs. Arthur (Amelia) Syth of Greenwood; and one brother, Gust Toburen of Wausau.   

Two sisters preceded him in death. 



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