Leslie Ernest (1916 - 1951)
Surnames: SHELLEY SMITH DOMER LOUGHEAD GARVIS WIDEMORE ANDERSON CAPES NEUMANN BRUESEWITZ DRNEK HIBLING MUSOLF HARMER GRIEPENTROG RHODES STARICH FENNER MCCARTHY SCHUH GEILFUSS FENNEY BAILEY BOEHNEN BORRESON SHROPP SCHINDLER HILDEBRANDT
----Sources: Marathon Co. Register (Unity, Clark County, Wis.) 09/14/1951
Shelley, Leslie Ernest (22 Feb. 1916 - 27 Aug. 1951)
Funeral services were held at the Unity Methodist Church Friday, August 31, for Leslie Ernest Shelley, who passed away Monday evening, August 27.
The Rev. Fred Smith officiated at the services. The choir sang "I Know He Cares" and "In The Sweet Bye and Bye," and Mr. and Mrs. Ted Domer sang "Beyond The Sunset." Mrs. Tom Loughead was accompanist.
Pallbearers were Rex Garvis, John Widemore, Victor Anderson, Everett Capes, Laurence Neumann and Lester Bruesewitz.
In charge of the flowers were Mrs. George Drnek, Mrs. Rollin Hibling, Mrs. Gordon Musolf, Mrs. Elroy Shelley, Mrs. Hollis Harmer, Annette Shelley, LaVon Griepentrog, Mrs. Joe Rhodes, Mrs. Phillip Smith, Mrs. John Widemore, Mrs. Rex Garvis and Mrs. Frank Starich.
Mr. Shelley, son of George and Violet Shelley, was born February 22, 1916 at Unity. He attended school at Unity and Rib Lake, graduating in 1935 at Rib Lake.
On July 5, 1941 he was married to Julia Fenney of Black River Falls at Spencer and since that time they had lived at Milwaukee where he was employed by the Cornell Paper Board Products Co., as a laboratory technician.
He is survived by his wife and two small sons, Delbert, 9 and Vernon, 4 ½, his mother, and the following brothers and sisters, Mrs. John Neumann of Spencer; Mrs. E. McCarthy, Milwaukee; Herbert, Milwaukee; William, address unknown; Leon, Spencer; Mrs. Reinie Griepentrog, Pinnconning, Mich.; Dwight and Mrs. Anthony Schuh, Colby.
He was preceded in death by his father and one brother, Lyle.
Friends and relatives from away here for the funeral included Mr. and Mrs. E. McCarthy and son, Mrs. and Mrs. Herb Shelley, and family, Mr. and Mrs. Rollin Hibling and family. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Musolf and sons, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Starich and daughter, Mrs. Rose Shelley, Mr. and Mrs. Elroy Shelley, Mr. and Mrs. Rex Garvis and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Geilfuss, all of Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Rhodes, Crump, Mich.; Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Smith, Flint, Mich.; Mrs. Clara Fenney, Albert Fenney, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hibling, Mrs. Clyde Bailey, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Boehnen, Mr. and Mrs. Hollis Harmer, Elmer Borreson, of Black River Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Drnek and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Shropp, Chicago; Mrs. Ethel Shelley, Owen; Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Schindler and Louise M. Neumann, Wisconsin Rapids, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Hildebrandt, Marshfield.
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