Obit: Alexander, Ernest #2 (1879 - 1956)


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Surnames: Alexander, Abrams, Ball, Millin, Lange, Auld, Crawford


----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 04/05/1956


Alexander, Ernest #2 (9 MAY 1879 - 1 APR 1956)


At two o’clock yesterday afternoon, Wednesday, April 4th, funeral services for Ernest Alexander were conducted from the Hoeper and Kraut Funeral Home.  The Rev. Ralph W. Claybaugh, pastor of the First Congregational Church, Owen, officiated.  Burial was made at Riverside Cemetery.


Serving as pallbearers were Ed Awe, Uno Kolpanen, Mick Kovatch, Charles Witte, LaVerne Lentz and Elmer Elstrom.


Ernest Alexander was born May 9, 1879 in Cassville Township, Grant County, and died at the nursing home in Owen (Clark Co., Wis.), April 1st, 1956, at the age of 76.


He was the son of Charles and (Mary Ann Abrams) Alexander.  On Dec. 31, 1901, he was married to Birdenna Ball at the home of her parents.  They farmed in the area of Patch Grove, Mt. Hope, and Bloomington until they moved to the vicinity of Owen in 1923 and continued farming until his death.


Surviving, besides his wife, are five sons: Floyd, Richland Center; Cecil, Roscoe and Walter, Owen; Delos, Unity; two daughters; Leora, Mrs. Arthur Lange, Milwaukee; Esther, Mrs. Jay Millin, Fennimore; two sisters: Mrs. Carrie Auld, Bloomington; and Mattie, Mrs. Jess Crawford, Withee.  He also has 21 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.  Two sons and a sister preceded him in death.



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