Obit: Lynn, George Milo (1895 – 1964)

Contact: Dinah Reinke


Surnames: Lynn, Salter, Mews, Jordan, Bloom, Atcherson, Frome, Leidholdt, Montgomery, Holton, Yost, Horner, Kolbeck, Merkel, Eckes, Delo, Miller

------ Source: Tribune-Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 03/05/1964

------ Lynn, George Milo (15 FEB 1895 – 27 FEB 1964)

Funeral services were held Sunday, March 1, for George Milo Lynn, 69, Unity.  Mr. Lynn died on the morning of Feb. 27 at the home of his brother, Sheldon, in the town of Brighton, of a heart attack.

The Rev. R. James Hagen officiated at the military funeral held at the Lulloff Funeral Home, Colby, at 2 p.m. Sunday.  Burial was made in the town of Brighton cemetery.

Pallbearers were Steward Salter, Ed Mews, Frank Jordan, Leo Bloom, Otto Atcherson and Edwin Frome Sr.

George Lynn was born Feb. 15, 1895, at Chippewa Falls, where he received his education.  During World War I, he saw action in France and was a member of the army of occupation in Germany.  He spent most of his life in Elgin, Ill., where he worked as a precision tool operator.  During the last nine months of his life he operated a shop on his brother’s farm, making picture frames.  Mr. Lynn never married.

He is survived by four brothers, Charles, Minneapolis, Minn., Gordon and Sheldon of Unity, and Randall, Denver, Colo.; and one sister Mrs. Isadore (Maud) Leidholdt, Chippewa Falls.

Those attending the funeral from out-of-town were Randall Lynn, Denver, Colo., Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lynn, Minneapolis, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Montgomery, Batavia, Ill., Mr. and Mrs. Hanly Holton and son, Mark, Minneapolis, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Isadore Leidholdt, Chippewa Falls, Mr. and Mrs. William Yost and son, Bradley, Park Falls, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Lynn Jr., Marathon, Mr. and Mrs. William Horner, Milwaukee, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kolbeck, Wausau, Mr. and Mrs. James Merkel, Marshfield, Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Eckes and daughter, Vickie, Marshfield, Mrs. Jake Eckes and Marty, Judy and Danny, Marshfield, Mrs. Merlin Delo, Loyal, Mrs. Harold Miller, Owen and many friends and relatives from the surrounding area.




© Every submission is protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.


Show your appreciation of this freely provided information by not copying it to any other site without our permission.


Become a Clark County History Buff


Report Broken Links

A site created and maintained by the Clark County History Buffs
and supported by your generous donations.


Webmasters: Leon Konieczny, Tanya Paschke,

Janet & Stan Schwarze, James W. Sternitzky,

Crystal Wendt & Al Wessel