Obit: Erwin, Frances Lenore (1893 - 1967)



----Source: Greenwood Library Scrapbook, Marshfield News Herald Collection 12/ /1967

Erwin, Frances Lenore (1893 - 1967)

GREENWOOD, CLARK COUNTY--Mrs. Wilburn E. Erwin, 74, Greenwood, died at 2:45 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, 1967, at the Memorial Hospital in Neillsville, following a lingering illness.

Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Hill Funeral Home, and at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in St. Mary's Catholic Church. The Rev. Philip Leinfelder will officiate, and burial will be made in St. Mary's Cemetery.

The body will repose at the funeral home beginning Friday afternoon. A general rosary service will be conducted there at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

The former Frances Lenore Hoffman was born July 27, 1893, in Madison, and received her education there. Her marriage to Wilburn Erwin took place Jan. 29, 1913, at Madison.

The couple made their home in Madison until 1915, when they came to the Loyal area and settled on a farm. They retired from farming in 1962, and moved to the city of Greenwood in Sept. of this year.

Mrs. Erwin was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church at Loyal, and its Altar Society.

In addition to her husband, survivors are a son, Victor Erwin, Hales Corners a daughter, Mrs. Margery Colby, Greenwood a sister, Mrs. Fred (Elsie) Walterscheidt, Madison five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Four brothers and two sister preceded her in death.



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