Obit: Schofield, Clayton J. (1914 - 1953)
Surnames: Schofield, Etta, Miller, Patterson
----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) 06 Aug 1953
Schofield, Clayton J. (14 APR 1914 - 22 JUL 1953)
Clayton J. Schofield was born April 14, 1914 in the Town of Sherman, Clark Co., Wis. and passed away at Milwaukee County General Hospital, Milwaukee on Wednesday, Jul 22, 1953.He was married to Ruth Etta on March 10, 1941 and to this union were both eight children: Betty, 11; Carol, 10; Gerald, 7; Glen, 5; Verland, 2; Jimmie, 2; Cathy, 3 months, and a daughter who preceded him in death.
Mr. Schofield passed away from injuries suffered when his hand was accidentally caught in the conveyor belt of a rock crushing machine while working in a quarry near Butler, Wis. He hand gone there to work on Monday. He was a veteran of World War II and served 2 1/2 years in the South Pacific.
Mr. Schofield is survived by his wife and above named seven children; four brothers, Byron, Boyd; Percy, Humbird; Robert, Thorp; and Alvin, Owen; two sisters, Mrs. Ray Miller, Spencer and Mrs. Ruth Patterson of Canada.
His parents, one sister and one brother, as well as his daughter, preceded him in death.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 25th at the Methodist Church, the Rev. C. Rile officiated. Mr. Schofield was laid to rest in the Spencer Cemetery.
The pallbearers were Amos boe, Andrew Cohara, W.J. Clodflter, John Petkovsek, Albert Trost, Frank Luzovec.
Out of town relatives and friends who attended the services were: Mr. and Mrs. Byron Schofield and Joann of Boyd; Percy Wiston, Chippewa Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Schofield, Thorp; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Miller, Ruthie and Roy, Spencer; Frank Thomas, Arnold Etta, Leonard etta, Eddie Schofield; Mrs. Lavern Polzin, Greenwood; Mr. and Mrs. Norman Schofield, Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Flodien, Willard; Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Radke, Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. George Dryses, Milwaukee, and friends from Loyal.
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