Obit: Smith, Elden C. (1910 -1980)

Transcriber: Nina Watkins

Surnames: Smith, Zimmerman, Neitzel, Przybylski, Kimball, Malecki, Kolbeck, Netto, Balthzor, Beebee

Source ---- Marshfield New Herald (Marshfield, WI) 10/7/1980

Smith, Eldon C.

Service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Hansen Chapel for Elden C. Smith.

The Rev. Paul Engwall, a chaplain at St. Joseph’s Hospital is to officiate. Music will be provided by Duane Helgerson, soloist and Carol Snelling, organist.

Burial will be in St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Cemetery, town of McMillan. Pallbearers, all nephews of Mr. Smith, will be Robert, Jeffery and Gregory Neitzel, Robert and Arlan Hamm, and Melvin Sann.

Friends may call from 2-9 p.m. Wednesday and until the time of services Thursday at the funeral home.

Mr. Smith, 70, Route 4, town of McMillan, died at 6:30 p.m. Monday at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Death followed a lingering illness.

He was born June 15, 1910 in the town of Hoard, Clark County, to Mr. and Mrs. William (Augusta Zimmerman) Smith. He attended Hoard Schools.

On June 30, 1937 in Dorchester, he married Edna Neitzel. They farmed in Curtiss three years, then in the town of Longwood. In 1953, they moved to Unity, where he did construction work and in 1964 they came to the town of McMillan to farm. He also was employed by Asphalt Pavers here until retiring in 1973.

His wife survives along with three daughters, Mrs. June K. Smith Przybylski of Withee, Mrs. Carol R. Smith Kimball of Waterford and Mrs. Sharon D. Smith Malecki, Route 4, Marshfield; 11 grandchildren, two brothers, Frank Smith of Owen and Raymond Smith of Milwaukee; and four sisters, Mrs. Ben (Evelyn) Kolbeck, Mrs. Della Netto and Mrs. Tena Balthzor, all of Milwaukee, and Mrs. Victor (Mae) Beebee of Loveland, Colo. Ten brothers and sisters are deceased.



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