Obit: True, Harold (1896 - 1955)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: True, Ferris, Beeckler,
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) May 12, 1955
True, Harold (1 March 1896 - 3 March
and Mrs. Ben Beeckler were in Steves Point Thursday, where they
attended funeral services for her brother, Harold True, 59, a
veteran of World War I, who had died at his home unexpectedly on
Harold True, the oldest son of William and
Margaret (Ferris) True, was born at Lowell, Mass., on March 1,
1896, and was about 11 years old when he came with his parents to
this community. The father, William True, was one of the engineers
who built the Hatfield Dam on the Black River. Harold’s
early years were spent in Jackson and Clark Counties. He
served with the U. S. Forces in World War I. For the past 37
years he had been employed as a conductor on the Green Bay and
He is survived by his wife; his mother, Mrs. William True, Winnebago, Ill.; three brothers, Wilbur, Ralph and Gordon of Minnesota, and two sisters, Mrs. Vance Williams, Winnebago, and Mrs. Ben Beeckler, Granton. The burial took place in the Neillsville City Cemetery.
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