Obit: Moen, John C. (1885 - 1958)

 

Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon

E-mail: dolores@wiclarkcountyhistory.org 
 

Surnames: Moen, Hagen, May, Barr, Johnson, Tanner 
 

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) November 20, 1958 
 

Moen, John C. (11 March 1885 - 14 November 1958) 
 

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday afternoon for John C. Moen, 73, of Neillsville, who died Friday following surgery.  Services were held from the Calvary Lutheran Church, with the Rev. I. J. Tanner officiating. Burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery. 
 

Mr. Moen, a resident of Neillsville for the last 56 years, was born, March 11, 1885, in Norway, son of the late Chris and Ronnog (Hagen) Moen.  He came with his parents to Minnesota at the age of eight.  The family later moved to Neillsville.  Mr. Moen did carpenter work as a young man and later went into business for himself. The past few years he did general contracting work.  He had been active in his work until Monday, when he entered the hospital. 
 

He was married March 24, 1908, to Bertha May, in Neillsville. 
 

He served for several years as alderman of the city’s fourth ward. 
 

Mr. Moen is survived by his wife; a daughter, Mrs. Elmer (Ruth) Barr, on Okinawa; two sons, Herman and Ray, both of Neillsville.  Other survivors include a sister, Mrs. Charles (Hilda) Johnson, Wheaton, Ill.; two brothers, George Moen, Pampa, Tex., and Cornel Moen, address unknown.  Four grandchildren also survive. 
 

Funeral arrangements were made by the Georgas Funeral Home. 

 

 


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