Obit: Ure, Robert T. (1893 - 1990)



----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner (Clark County, Wis.) 01/10/1990

Ure, Robert T. (1893 - 1990)

Robert T. Ure
, 96, Neillsville, formerly of Granton, died at 9 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 6, 1990, at Memorial Home in Neillsville. Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 8, 1990, at the Christ Lutheran Church in Chili. Rev. Herbert Bierman officiated. Burial was in the Town of Lynn Cemetery. Grandsons served as pallbearers.

Robert Ure was born April 29, 1893, in the town of Lynn to Jon and Mary (Mahn) Ure. He received his education in the Town of Lynn and at Neillsville High School. He farmed with his family and did threshing for about a year, around the United States and in Canada. He was a veteran of WWI. While in the service he participated in sharp shooting competition with the Allied forces in Europe. After returning from the service he and a brother operated a saw mill in the Town of Lynn near Chili. He married his wife Lula, Nov. 3, 1923, at Waukegan, Ill. She died Feb. 2, 1984. He was a member of the Christ Lutheran Church in Chili and a former member of the Christ Lutheran Church in Chili and a former member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Neillsville.

Surviving him are two sons, Lloyd, Granton Ronald, Rockford, Ill. three daughters, Mrs. Duane (Rita) Rollins, Chili Muriel Ure, Granton Mrs. Urban (Lila) Schmidt, Neillsville one sister, Mrs. Marian Lindow, Neillsville 16 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his parents, three bothers, two sister, one great-grandson and one great-granddaughter.

Gilbertson Funeral Home, Granton handled the arrangements.



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