Obit: Carpenter, William #2 (1876 - 1948)

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Surnames: Carpenter, Ives, Dietzler

----Source: Spencer Record, Spencer, Wis.) 05/29/1948

Carpenter, William (9 JAN 1876 – 22 MAY 1948)

William Carpenter Passes Away

William Carpenter, 72, a resident of Granton the past five years died sometime Thursday night at his home at Granton, the result of a heart attack.

The body lie in state at the Gilbertson Funeral Home until the time of services which were held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock conducted by Theodore Sorenson of Withee. Burial was made in Windfall cemetery at Granton.

Mr. Carpenter was born in the Town of Freemont, Clark County on January 9, 1876 and was a retired foreman of the A. O. Smith Corp. of Milwaukee. He lived in Marshfield for 20 years prior to 1925, going to Marshfield from Milwaukee.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Carrie (Ives) Carpenter, Milwaukee, and six children Mrs. Andrew (Hope) Dietzler, Midland, Mich.; Lois and Warren D. Carpenter, Stevens Point; Victor Carpenter, Spencer; John Carpenter, Wisconsin Rapids, and David Carpenter, Milwaukee. Twins Ruth and Rachael, died in infancy and a son Billy, died at the age of [unreadable, perhaps 15 or 17] in 1920.

There are 16 grandchildren and 3 sisters, Abbie, San Diego, Calif.; Sylvia, Mission Beach, Calif.; and Sarah, Portland, Oregon. Two sisters and a brother preceded him in death.



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