Eugene C. (1901 - 1962)
Contact: Ken Wood
Surnames: SHORT COOK GEIER VINE WHEATLY HUGHES
----Source: MARSHFIELD NEWS HERALD (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) 02/09/1962; P 5
Short, Eugene C. (10 JAN 1901 - 8 FEB 1962)
Neillsville, Clark County, Wis. - Eugene C. Short, 61, route 2, Granton, Clark County, founder of Short's Fur Farm between Neillsville and Granton, died at 6:45 a.m. Thursday in Lutheran Hospital at Eau Claire, where he had been a patient since Tuesday.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Georgas Funeral Home in Neillsville with the Rev. Frank B. Harcey, pastor of the United Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will take place in the Neillsville Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Georgas Funeral Home until the time of service.
Mr. Short was born Jan. 10, 1901, at Hillsboro and came to Clark County with his parents and attended school in Clark County. His marriage to the former Leah Cook took place at Neillsville on Jan. 28, 1922, and the couple operated a mink ranch, now known as Short's Fur Farm. Mr. Short was clerk for the Kurth School for many years.
He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Mrs. LaVerne (Jeanette) Geier, Magnolia, Ohio; three sons, Dale, Granton, and Glen and Floyd, Neillsville; two sisters, Mrs. William (Helen) Vine, Granton; and Mrs. James (Ilene) Wheatly, Mentor, Ohio; a brother, Donald Hughes, Granton; and 10 grandchildren.
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