Obit: Coulthard, John Ralph (1872 - 1955)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Coulthard, Peacock, Hill, Jaeger,
Georgia, Hoeffel, Yunger, Sommers
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) September 1, 1955
Coulthard, John Ralph (22 February 1872 - 28
Funeral services were conducted Wednesday
afternoon from the Sherwood community Church for John Ralph
Coulthard, age 83, of R 1, Pittsville, who died August 28, at the
Memorial Hospital. He had been receiving treatment for a
Rev. Mr. Sommers of Black River Falls officiated. Interment was in
the Town of Sherwood Cemetery.
Coulthard was born February 22, 1872, at Elk Grove, Wis., to John
and Dianna (Peacock) Coulthard. His elementary education was
received in the schools of LaFayette County. On December 14,
1896, he was married to Josephine Hill at Argyle, Wis.
Following their marriage they resided near Darlington and in 1902
they moved to their farm in the Town of Sherwood, where they lived
since. At one time he served as town chairman. He had
been a patient at the hospital for about a week.
is survived by his wife and the following children: Mrs. Etta
Jaeger, Appleton; Mrs. Margie Georgia, St. Charles, Ill.; Mrs.
Betty Hoeffel, Appleton; Louis of Mineral Point; Milo of
Shullsburg; Mrs. Virgie Yunger, Reesburg, Fla.; Robert of Maple
Park, Ill.; Homer of Appleton; Neal of Pittsville, and Leo of
Wisconsin Rapids; 41 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren;
three brothers and one sister. A daughter, one brother and three
sisters preceded him in death.
The body reposed at the Bergemann Funeral Home until 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday at which time it was taken to the church in Sherwood, where it reposed from noon until time of services.
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