Obit: Begley, Ernest Edward (1911 - 1958)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Begley, Holt, Leland, Walker,
Oelke, Christie, Bremer, Schewe
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) July 10, 1958
Begley, Ernest Edward (24 July 1911 - 7
Funeral services for Ernest E. Begley,
46, who died in his car behind his Sixth Street tavern Monday
following a heart attack, will be held at 2 p.m. today (Thursday)
from the St. John’s Lutheran Church. In charge of the
services will be the Rev. Alfred Schewe, pastor. Burial will
be made in the Neillsville City Cemetery.
Begley apparently was getting out of his
car when stricken. He was found by Eugene Christie and
Clarence (Bud) Bremer, Northern States Power Company linemen, as
they went to the back door of the power company office.
He was sitting in front of the steering
wheel of his car, slumped slightly to the right. The car keys were
on his leg, and his left leg was out of the car as though he were
getting out when the attack came.
The son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward (Marion
Holt) Begley, Ernest Edward Begley was born July 24, 1911, in the
Town of York. He attended Oriole Hill School and was
graduated from Neillsville High School. He attended River
Falls State College.
He owned and operated taverns in
Neillsville over the last 20 years.
His marriage to Ione Leland Walker took
place November 22, 1955, in Waukon, Ia. There was an earlier
Surviving are his wife and two children:
Mrs. Donna Oelke of Green Bay and Gary Begley, who is stationed in
the Marine Corps in California. Also surviving are his mother
and a stepson, Dale Walker of Wisconsin Rapids.
Funeral arrangements are being made by the Georgas Funeral Home.
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