|Carteron, Olamp L. (1874 - 1946)|
----Source: Greenwood Library Scrapbook Collection
MARSHFIELD NEWS HERALD 12/ /1946
O. L. CARTERON, 72, DIES ON SATURDAY
REV. LEE HOLMES TO CONDUCT FUNERAL RITES AT GREENWOOD TUESDAY
Greenwood--O.L. Carteron, 72, a resident of Clark County since 1914, died Saturday noon, Dec. 28, 1946 at 12:30 o'clock at his home in Greenwood. Death, resulting from old age complications, followed a year long illness. He had undergone a major operation in April and was confined to his bed the past four weeks.
The body is lying in state at the Carteron home, where funeral services will be conducted Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock. The brief service at the home will be followed by a 2 o'clock service at Grace Methodist Church. The Rev. Lee Holmes will be in charge and interment will be made in the Greenwood Cemetery.
Olamp L. Carteron was born at Montrose, Dane County, April 13, 1874, and was married to Olive Best at Belleville, Dane County, Sept. 13, 1896. They observed their golden wedding anniversary this year.
After their marriage they lived for a time in Belleville and then for a year in Iowa, before returning to Belleville.
The Carteron family came to Clark County in 1914 and settled on a farm north of Greenwood, where they lived for six years. They then moved south of Greenwood, where they operated a farm for six years. In 1928 the Carterons moved to the City of Greenwood, Mr. Carteron working as a farmer and stock buyer.
Surviving besides his widow are four sons, Vivian, Eugene, and Neale Carteron, all of Greenwood, and Lester Carteron, Vesper. Their daughter, Eunice, was killed in an automobile accident in 1934. His parents and several brothers and sisters also preceded him in death.
Also surviving are six grandchildren and two brothers, Frank Belleville, and Charles, Superior.
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