Obit: Qualley, Gina (1883 - 1968)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Qualley, Ruston, Neff, Seltrecht, Walstead, Lautenbach, Lulloff, Williams, Kapfer, Short, Kren, Shaw, St. John, Van Gorden, Scott, Grether

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 4/18/1968

Qualley, Gina (29 December 1883 - 14 April 1968)

Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon from the Georgas Funeral Home for Mrs. Gena Qualley, 84, of Neillsville, who died here Sunday. The Rev. Jacob Grether officiated. Burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery.

Mrs. Qualley, the former Gina Ruston, was born December 29, 1883, in Huron, S. D. At the age of 17 she moved to Madison with her parents. She was married July 19, 1905, in Madison to Herman A. Qualley, who died in 1950. They came to Clark County in 1941 and located on a farm in the Town of Washburn, where they farmed for 30 years. Mr. and Mrs. Qualley moved to Neillsville in 1941. For the last two years she had been a resident of Memorial Home. She was a member of the United Church of Christ and its Women’s Guild.

She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Charles (Lou) Neff of Rt. 3, Neillsville; a son, Richard Qualley of Rt. 2, Granton; a brother, Conrad Ruston of Oconomowoc; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were: Ralph Short, Elmer Kapfer, Kenneth Kren, Oliver Williams, George Shaw and Victor St. John. Mrs. Heron Van Gorden sang, “All the Way My Savior leads me” and “Under His Wings” accompanied by Mrs. Jess W. Scott.

People from out-of-town here for the funeral included: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Seltrecht of Gilmanton; Mr. and Mrs. Ed Walstead of Taylor; Mr. and Mrs. Norman Lautenbach of Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lulloff of Loyal; Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Williams, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Kapfer and Mrs. and Mrs. Richard Qualley of Granton.



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