Obit: Luntsford, Joseph (1900 - 1972)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Luntsford, Riley, Selack, Lammey, Henderson, Morford, Winkelmann, Barth, Boschman, Scheel, Schlinsog, Helm, Garbisch, Nickel

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 12/28/1972

Luntsford, Joseph (14 April 1900 - 23 December 1972)

Joseph Luntsford, 72, of Rt. 1 Granton, died December 23 in Neillsville. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon from the Gilbertson Funeral Home in Granton with the Rev. Melvin Nickel of the United Methodist Church officiating. Burial was made in the Lynn Cemetery.

Mr. Luntsford was born April 14, 1900 in Harlan, Kans. His marriage to the former Annabel Riley took place December 7, 1941, at Colby, Kans. The Luntsfords lived in Colorado until October of 1969 when they moved to Granton.

Survivors, in addition to his wife, are four daughters, Mrs. Cora Selack of Denver, Colo., Mrs. Milo (Mary Ann) Lammey of El Monte, Calif., Mrs. Frank (Annabel) Henderson of Drain, Ore., and Mrs. Homer (Peggy) Lammey of Stratford; one son, Estle Morford of Mills, Wyo.; 13 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. He is also survived by a brother, Alfred Luntsford of Oklahoma and by a sister, Mrs. Mary Winkelmann of Holdrege, Nebr.

Pallbearers were Ray Barth, Janes Barth, Charles Boschman, Herman Scheel, Steve Schlinsog and Harold Schlinsog. Mrs. Roger Helm sang “When the Roll is Called” and “Rock of Ages.” Mrs. Lee Garbisch was the organist.



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