Obit: Lawson, Nettie (1897 - 1973)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Lawson, Lunderville, Bartz, Sparks, Gumbert, Jenneman, Kapfer, Williams, Coulthard, Zaleski, Amidon, Peterson, Molland, Zdun, Stini, Frank, DeWolf, Embry, Stewart, Betz, LaFond, Brockman, Tague, Shimkus, Carey, Florence, Ziemendorf, Jacobson, Fluegel, Schafer, Freedlund, Schwanebeck, Jacobson, Kumm, Kane, Knapp, Schade, Herzberg, Schaefer, Schram

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 7/19/1973

Lawson, Nettie (30 January 1897 - 6 July 1973)

Funeral services were held Monday, July 9, from the Sherwood Community Church for Mrs. Ralph (Nettie) Lawson of Neillsville who died July 6 at the age of 76. The Rev. Ralph Schram of Alma Center officiated and burial was made in the Sherwood Cemetery. The Gilbertson Funeral home at Granton was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Lawson, the former Nettie Lunderville, was born January 30, 1897, at Gilmanton and was educated there and at Alma. Her marriage to Ralph Lawson took place October 24, 1917, at Alma. The Lawsons farmed in the Town of Sherwood until 1962 when they moved to the Town of Levis. They came to Neillsville in 1967.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Lawson is survived by a son, Arlo Lawson of Neillsville; two sisters, Mrs. Mildred Bartz of Chippewa Falls and Mrs. Ethel Sparks of Wisconsin Rapids; and a brother, Everett Lunderville of Merrillan. She is also survived by a grandson and a great-grandson.

Pallbearers were George Florence, Ardo Fluegel, Norman Freedlund, Neil Coulthard, Chester Freedlund and Arville Schaefer. “In The Garden” and “A Quiet Resting Place” were sung by Tim Schram. The congregation sang “The Old Rugged Cross.” Mrs. Ralph Schram was the accompanist.

Among those who attended the services were the following from out-of-town: Mrs. Mildred Bartz, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Bartz, Ardean Gumbert and Mrs. Cora Gumbert, Chippewa Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jenneman, Cornell; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Lawson and Michael and Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Lunderville, Eau Claire; Mrs. Eunice Kapfer, Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Williams, Mr. and Mrs. Grant Coulthard and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Zaleski, Granton; Mr. and Mrs. Everett Lunderville, Orville Lunderville and Alvin Lunderville, Merrillan; Mrs. Hazel Amidon, Mr. and Mrs. Casper Peterson and Mr. and Mrs. Milfred Molland, Mondovi: Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Zdun and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Stini, Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Frank, Mr. and Mrs. John DeWolf and Mr. and Mrs. James Embry, Melrose; Mr. and Mrs. Gerry Stewart, Nekoosa; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Betz, Stratford; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sparks, Amy and Julie, Mrs. Sophie Sparks, Mrs. Audree LaFond, Mrs. Marjorie Brockman and Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Tague, Wisconsin Rapids; Mr. and Mrs. Tom Shimkus, Wausau;

Mr. and Mrs. Emil Zdun, Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Carey, Mr. and Mrs. George Florence, Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Ziemendorf, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Jacobson, Mr. and Mrs. Ardo Fluegel, Mrs. Elsie Fluegel, Mr. and Mrs. Arvil Schafer, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Freedlund, Mr. and Mrs. Chester Freedlund, Mrs. Gladys Ziemendorf, Mr. and Mrs. Neal Coulthard, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Schwanebeck, Mr. and Mrs. Max Schwanebeck, Harry Jacobson, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Kumm, Mrs. Ray Kane, Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Knapp, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Schade, and Mrs. Leonard Herzberg, Pittsville.



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