Obit: Tubbs, Elizabeth M. (1871 - 1947)


Surnames: Tubbs, Andrus, Dignin, Barkley, Stuve, Creviston, Royer, Hand


----Source: Humbird Enterprise (Humbird, Clark Co., Wis.) 11/08/1947


Tubbs, Elizabeth M. (27 JUL 1871 - 26 OCT 1947)


Elizabeth Mary, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.F. Andrus, was born at Oregon, Wis. July 27, 1871.  When she was eight years of age the family moved to Barron County, settling near Chetek, where she grew to young womanhood.  In October 1889, she became the wife of George I. Tubbs.  The new family found farm homes near to Chetek, and Cadott, and also for a while in Iowa and South Dakota.  They came to Humbird (Clark Co., Wis.) from Ladysmith in 1914.


To Mr. and Mrs. Tubbs were born two sons and four daughters.  Mr. Tubbs passed away in 1924, and Mrs. Tubbs, since that time, has made her home here in Humbird, spending part of the time with members of her family and relatives at other places.  Death came to her at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Manley Stuve, at 5:10 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 26, 1947, she having attained the age of 76 years and 3 months.


She is survived by her six children: Herbert E. of Union Grove; Jesse E. of Eau Claire; Laura, Mrs. Jerome Dignin, Sybil, Mrs. Edwin Barkley, Beatrice, Mrs. Manley Stuve, of Humbird; and Beulah, Mrs. Milton Creviston of Eau Claire.  There are eighteen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  Mrs. Tubbs is also survived by two sisters, Mrs. Ida D. Royer of Niles, Mich., and Mrs. Essie D. Hand of Ladysmith, and one brother, T.E. Andrus of Iron Mountain, Mich.


Funeral services were held at the Methodist Church in the village at 2:00 o’clock Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 29th, and were attended by many relatives and friends.  The Rev. Edward J. Sachtjen, pastor of the church, officiated.  The song service, "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere: and "Sometime We’ll Understand," was rendered by Mrs. Walter Smith and Mrs. Will Theiler, and Mrs. George Hohmann accompanist.  Pallbearers were her grandsons, Gerald Tubbs, William, Lynn, and Dale Dignin, Dale Austin, and Donald Johnson.  The floral tributes were in charge of Mrs. Edwin Harris and Mrs. Clarence Olson.  Interment was in the Mentor Cemetery.


Those who came from away were: Mrs. and Mrs. N. Hand, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Sloan and Mrs. Robert Jacobs of Ladysmith; Mrs. J.C. Royer of Niles, Mich.; T.E. Andrus of Iron Mountain, Mich.; Mr. and Mrs. H.E. Tubbs of Union Grove; Irvin Tubbs of Chetek; Mrs. Clifford Bogess of New Auburn; Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Tubbs, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Tubbs, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Creviston, Mrs. Chas. Creviston, and Miles Creviston, all of Eau Claire.



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