Obit: Cain, Walter (1863 - 1958)


Contact: Audrey Roedl



Surnames: Cain, Johnson, Karnopp


----Source: The Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark County, WI 27 Mar 1958)


Cain, Walter (24 JUNE 1863-18 MAR 1958)


Walter L. Cain, 94, died in Chippewa Falls Tuesday morning March 18, of old age complications.


Mr. Cain, one of 16 children, was born June 24, 1863 in Sheboygan County. He was married to Amanda Johnson in 1910. She died in 1918.


He owned a tract of timber in the town of Sherman and farmed for four years near Marshfield. He also lived in California and Canada.


Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Myre Funeral Home. The rites were conducted by the Rev. Wendell Bennetts, pastor of the Methodist Church. Burial was in Hillside Cemetery, Marshfield.

Pallbearers were Adolph Gretzner, Art Anderson, Ben Clouse, John Stowe, Roy Hebert, and William Essex. Miss Nelda Foelske sang, "In The Garden" and "Abide With Me," Mrs. Bryon Zepplin was organist.


Mr. Cain is survived by a son, Ulysses of Loyall;a daughter, Mrs. Clarence (Phoebe) Karnopp, Thorp; two step-children, Mrs. Chester Hebert, Unity and Carl Johnson of Davenport, Iowa; four sisters, Mrs. Lottie Ford, Mrs. Mabel Groomes, and Mrs. Alphus Kieffer, all of California, and Mrs. Inez Kappleman of Sheboygan Falls; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.


Attending the services from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Karnopp and children, Thorp; Mrs. Wesley Johnson, Mrs. Hugh Johnson and Mrs. Leonard Schmidt, Winter; Mr. and Mrs. John Lea Vessuer, Chippewa Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Otto Guenther, Stratford; Mr. and Mrs. Maynarn Neuman and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hebert, Spencer; and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Langfeldt, Wausau.




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