Obit: Holmes, Leslie A. (1881 - 1958)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Holmes, Downer, Yunker, Ockerl,
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) February 27, 1958
Holmes, Leslie A. (9 November 1881 - 25
Funeral services will be conducted Friday
for Leslie A. Holmes, 76, who died February 25, at his home at 415
W. 4th Street Neillsville. Services will be held
from the Georgas Funeral Home, with the Rev. Frank B. Harcey
officiating. Burial will be made in the Neillsville City
Mr. Holmes, son of the late Albert and
Carrie (Downer) Holmes, was born November 9, 1881, in the Town of
York. He received his education in the rural schools and
worked on his father’s farm. He also spent some time in
On October 4, 1922, he was married to
Amanda Yunker at Neillsville, and had resided in the city
since. He was employed in the canning factory and was an
employee of the city for over 20 years. Five years ago he
retired, due to ill health.
He is survived by his wife and a daughter, Mrs. Harry (Dorothy) Ockerl of Rt. 3 Neillsville. Other survivors are a sister, Mrs. Wm. A. Campman of Neillsville, and two grandchildren.
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