Obit: Cronin, Floyd Frank (1898 - 1973)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Cronin, Hillman, Mayer, Dunn, Williams, McCann, Zickert, Vollrath

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 7/05/1973

Cronin, Floyd Frank (2 August 1898 - 20 June 1973)

Floyd Frank Cronin, 74, Rockford, Il., a former resident of Greenwood; died June 20 in that city from a heart ailment. He suffered a heart attack 11 years ago and had been retired since.

Mr. Cronin, son of Patrick and Anna (Hillman) Cronin, was born August 2, 1898, in Wabasha, Mn. He came to Greenwood, with his parents when he was a few months old. He graduated from Greenwood High School in 1917 and left immediately for the service and served in World War I overseas. After that, for some time, he taught school in North Dakota and later attended the La Crosse Business College.

He was married Dec. 19, 1922, to Lucille Mayer in Rockford. They observed their golden wedding in 1972. After their marriage they lived in Greenwood, until 1924, when they went to Rockford.

He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Mrs. Ted (Margaret Ann) Dunn of Detroit, Mich.; and a grandchild; a brother, James Cronin of Greenwood; four sisters, Mrs. Owen (Margaret) Williams of Glendive, Mont.; Mrs. Gertrude McCann, Mrs. Martin (Rosella) Zickert and Mrs. Phillip (Anna) Vollrath, all of Greenwood.

Funeral series were held Saturday in Rockford. Those who attended included: Mrs. Owen Williams and daughter, Miss Eleanor Williams, of Glendive, Mont.; and Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Vollrath, Mr. and Mrs. DeWayne Vollrath and Gary Vollrath, all of Greenwood.



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