Obit: Hamel. Gaylord E. (1897 – 1965)


Surnames: Hamel, Baker, Overby, Tentzling

---------Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 02 Dec 1965

Hamel. Gaylord E. (24 OCT 1897 – 28 NOV 1965)

Services were conducted at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Hoeper and Kraut Funeral Home for Gaylord Ernest Hamel, 68, route 2, Withee (Clark Co., Wis.), who died Monday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield. Sheldon D. Seltzer of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Marshfield officiated and burial was made in the Riverside Cemetery at Withee.

Pallbearers were Rex Copper, Walter Nowak, Russell Westendorf, David McVey, Henry Gereau Jr. and Leo Gereau.

Mr. Hamel was born Oct. 24, 1897 at North Lake, Neb., and worked for 34 years as an attendant in a veterans Hospital in California. In 1960 he moved to New Richmond and was employed there at the county hospital until his retirement in 1962. Since then he had made his home with his sister, Mrs. Mabel Baker, route 2, Withee. He was married twice. Both wives preceded him in death.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Vern (Alice) Overby, Nevada City, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Mabel Baker, route 2, Withee; and Mrs. Phillip Tentzling, Shell Beach, Calif.; and three brothers, Mahlon, Arpin; Courtland and Royalle, Withee.

He also was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers.



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