Obit: Herrick, Myrtle (1895 – 1966)

Contact: Dinah Reinke

Surnames: Herrick, Peterson, Crawford, Donahue, Gordon

------ Source: Tribune-Phonograph (Abbotsford and Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 12/08/1966

------ Herrick, Myrtle (22 SEP 1895 – 30 NOV 1966)

Funeral services for Mrs. Grant Herrick, 71, Curtiss, were held Saturday, Dec. 2, at the Christian Missionary Alliance church, Curtiss. The Rev. Arnold Woodring officiated and funeral arrangements were handled by Hoeper and Kraut Funeral Home, Owen. Burial was in the Norwegian Lutheran cemetery, Curtiss. Mrs. Herrick died November 30 at St. Joseph’s hospital, Marshfield, of leukemia.

Pallbearers were Tom, Dick, Gary and Jim Peterson and Bob and Gordon Herrick, all grand sons of Mrs. Herrick. Music during the ceremony included hymns sung by Mrs. Arnold Woodring, accompanied on the piano by Mrs. Vern Buchanan.

Mrs. Herrick was born Myrtle Crawford Sept. 22, 1895, at Hayward. Her marriage to Grant Herrick, who survives, took place at Draper on July 10, 1918. The couple had made their home in Curtiss since 1919. She was a member of the Christian Missionary Alliance church and the Order of the Eastern Star.

Survivors, in addition to Mr. Herrick, are one daughter, Mrs. Ralph (Gwendolyn) Peterson, Curtiss; two sons, Grant Jr., Columbus, and Kenneth, Milwaukee; two sisters, Mrs. Erma Donahue, Idaho, and Mrs. Vida Gordon, Duluth; four brothers, Guy Crawford, Beloit, Earl and Wayne, Washington, and Marshall, Idaho, and 12 grand children. She was preceded in death by two brothers.

Relatives and friends from out-of-town who attended the funeral came from Columbus, Milwaukee, Beaver Dam, Stoughton, Madison, Menomonee Falls, Sparta, Wausau, Unity, Colby, Montello, Packwaukee, Thorp, Owen, Abbotsford, Chippewa Falls, Dorchester and Duluth, Minn.



© 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