Obit: Darling, Fred (1883 - 1958)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Darling, King, Hewett,
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) February 13, 1958
Darling, Fred (5 July 1883 - February
Funeral services for Fred Darling, 74, of
Neillsville, were conducted Saturday afternoon from the Bergemann
Funeral Home. The Rev. Virgil Holmes, pastor of the Methodist
Church, officiated. Burial was made in the Neillsville City
Mr. Darling was born July 5, 1883, in
Loyal. His family moved to Neillsville when he was
nine. He followed the carpenter trade and for many years
worked as a surveyor for Frank Hewett, old-time lumberman of the
area. He was married in November, 1912, to Ellen King of
Neillsville. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose,
Lodge No. 1602.
He is survived by his wife and two sons,
Merrill of Barnum, Minn., and Earl of Neillsville. Eight
grandchildren and three great-grandchildren also survive.
Mrs. Virgil Holmes, vocalist, accompanied
by Mrs. T. N. Thompson, sang "The Old Rugged Cross," and "Safe in
the Arms of Jesus."
Pallbearers were members of (balance of the obituary were missed).
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