Obit: Cone, William (1875 - 1944)
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----Sources: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) 05/11/1944

Cone, William (15 AUG 1875 - 2 MAY 1944)

Tuesday morning, May 2, 1944 after several months of illness, Mr. William Cone, 68, passed away at his home in Greenwood (Clark Co., Wis.).

Mr. Cone was born in Winona, Minn., the son of William and Frances Cone, on Aug. 15, 1875. His early life was spent in Iowa and Minnesota. In 1893 he came to Clark County where he has since made his home. After living in various parts of Clark County, he and his wife settled in Greenwood in 1924. He was a mason, paper hanger and painter by trade. He followed his trade until two years ago.

He was united in marriage on Sept. 4th, 1907 to Miss Edna Setts of Loyal. To this union was born one daughter, Mrs. Oscar (Gladys) Neeb.

Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Taylor at Nicholsís Funeral Parlors, Loyal, on May 4th. Hymns were sung by Mrs. Ray Prior and Mrs. Calvin Prior, with Mrs. Wicklund at the organ.

Pallbearers were Bert Young, Frank Duell, George Cleveland, Vern Milland, all of Loyal, Mr. Sylvester Plank, Greenwood, Lige Niman, Spencer.

Flowers were carried by Mrs. Sylvester Plank, Mrs. Charles Neuenfeldt and Mrs. Frank Duell.

He was laid to rest in the Pine Grove Cemetery, Loyal.

He is survived by his wife, his daughter, Gladys, three grandchildren, one half-brother, Fred Bundy of Eau Claire.

Those from out of town who attended the funeral were: Mrs. Anna Huber, Wis. Rapids; Mr. and Mrs. Roy Vogel, daughter Elsie, Wis. Rapids; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Vogel, town of Beaver, and Mr. Fred Bundy of Eau Claire.



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