Obit: Hales, George (1887 - 1973)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Hales, Krejci, Hainz, Hiett, Rowe, Bobick, Lewis, Smith, Eibergen, Hillert, Dudei, Searles, Faber, Carlson

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 6/07/1973

Hales, George (29 March 1887 - 30 May 1973)

George hales, 86, of Rt. 1 Granton, died May 30, of an apparent heart attack. Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at the Gilbertson Funeral Home in Granton with the Rev. Gene Carlson of the York Center Methodist Church officiating. Burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery.

Mr. Hales was born March 29, 1887, in the Town of York where he received his education and lived his entire lifetime. His marriage to the former Mary Krejci took place March 29, 1911, in the Town of York. The couple farmed for many years.

Surviving, in addition to his wife are two daughters, Mrs. Laurence (Verona) Hainz of Milwaukee and Mrs. John (Marion) Hiett of Granton; and six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a brother, Harry Hales, of Wisconsin Rapids.

Pallbearers were: Albert Hales, Richard Eibergen, Martin Hillert, Hubert Dudei, Harold Searles and Carl Hainz. Soloist Susan Dudei sang “Beyond the Sunset.” Miss Dudei and Mrs. Norman Faber sang a duet composed by Mrs. Faber. Miss Janice Searles was the organist.

Those from out of town who attended the services included Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Rowe, Orange, CA.; Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Hainz, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hainz, Greendale; Wayne Hainz, Whitewater; Mrs. Lucille Bobick, Clearwater, Fl.; Mr. and Mrs. James Hainz, Mr. and Mrs. Cyril Lewis and Cathy and Mr. and Mrs. Don Smith, West Allis. Friends from Neillsville, Loyal, Greenwood and Chili were also in attendance.



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