Obit: Leason, Erl Ralph (1869 - 1955)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Leason, Caldwell, Bennett, Holt, Rahn,
Simek, Snyder, Gustman, Minette, Nulton
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) June 9, 1955
Leason, Erl Ralph (25 April 1869 - 2 June
Ralph Leason, 87, of 1201 Hewett St. Neillsville, died June 2,
1955, at 10:30 p.m. at the Memorial Hospital, where he had been
admitted at noon of the same day.
Funeral services were held Monday, June 6, from
the Georgas Funeral Home. The Rev. Virgil Nulton
officiated. Burial was in the Neillsville City
Leason was born April 25, 1869, to A. S. and Mina (Caldwell) Leason
at Hingham, Wis., in Sheboygan County. He came to Clark
County as a small child. He received his education in the
Neillsville schools and worked with his father in the pump and
windmill manufacturing business, a business which he carried on
after the death of his father. During his life he also worked
as a salesman for outside concerns. Mr. Leason was talented
in the line of painting and many oil paintings hang in his home. He
had not been in ailing health; had entered the hospital for
observation after a fall in his home.
Pallbearers were: Albert Holt, Henry Rahn, Frank
Simek, Ernest Snyder, Arnold Gustman and Cecil
is survived by a niece and nephew: Mrs. M. W. (Flossie) Bennett of
Neillsville and Jess Leason of St. Paul.
was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Letta, and one
brother, Dr. W. A. Leason, who died in 1952.
Jess Leason of St. Paul came for the services.
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