Obit: Galbreath, Robert (1865 - 1913)

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Surnames: Galbreath, Fox, Higgins, Mallory, Cramer, Meyer, Hantke, Batch, Bender, Wilding, Beal Laple

 

----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark County, Wis.) 08/29/1913

 

Galbreath, Robert (8 JAN 1865 - 25 AUG 1913)

 

After months of suffering through that dread affliction, Bright’s disease, Robert Galbreath passed on to his reward Monday, Aug. 25th, 1913.

 

Robert Galbreath was born in Marion, Ind., on Jan. 8th, 1865, and when twenty years of age was married to Miss Isla Fox at Richland Center, Wis.  To them were born 5 children.  The first two, boys, died in infancy, and he leaves surviving his, his wife, Isla Galbreath, their daughter, Mrs. Isaac Higgins, daughter Miss Ethel and son Roscoe.

 

The funeral was held from the church just north of their home on Wednesday afternoon.  Wilson Mallory of Stevens Point officiated.  The pallbearers chose from among his close friends were George Cramer, Louis Meyer, Otto Hantke, Herman Batch, Long Bender and Geo. Wilding.

 

Deceased was a popular man among men.  He was a good sportsman and hunter, generous, hospitable, and thoroughly appreciative of his friends.  He had lived here in Washburn for the past 14 years and up to two years ago apparently enjoyed the best of health.  A man of but 48 summer, just in his prime, a kind and much beloved husband and father, whose untimely death is sincerely mourned, not only by his family, but a large circle of immediate friends.

 

Interment was made in the city cemetery at Neillsville.  Deceased has two brothers, John and Ira, and two sisters, Mrs. Beal and Mrs. Laple, all of whom now live at a distance.

 

 


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