Myron #2 (1858 - 1932)
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Surnames: Mantor, Cross, Krueger, Marsh, Cendt, Hurlbut, Smith, Merwin, Butzloff (Butzlaff), Lowe, Harrop, Ingersoll, Fitz, Haugh, Christiansen, Allen, Clark, Minto, Blair, Hilbert
----Source: ABBOTSFORD TRIBUNE (Abbotsford, Clark Co., WI) 19 May 1932
Mantor, Myron (23 Oct. 1858 - 13 May 1932)
Myron Mantor Passes Away Friday - Pioneer Resident Of Marathon Co.
Mr. Myron Mantor passed away at the Memorial Hospital at Wausau Friday afternoon, May 13, 1932, at the age of 73 years, 7 months and 20 days, following an operation for appendicitis.
Myron Mantor was born in the town of Winneconne, Oct. 23, 1858. He was married to Nora Cross Nov. 16, 1898, and they resided five years near Oshkosh then moved to the present home on the farm east of Abbotsford at Riverside.
Five children were born to this union, Mrs. Clarence Krueger of Milwaukee, Margaret Mantor of Crystal Lake, Ill., Elta Mantor of Clintonville, Wis., Mrs. Norman Marsh of Colby, and Morris at home.
He leaves to mourn his loss his wife, four daughters and a son, two sisters: Mrs. George Cendt of Abbotsford and Mrs. James Hurlbut of Oshkosh, one brother Martin Mantor of Berlin, Wis., and three grand-children.
His daily life was an example to all. Diligently and lovingly, he met the various responsibilities of husband and father in a pleasant, cheerful way, making no enemies but counting all friends. Many lives will be lived better because of his life. A noble life has gone to its reward.
Funeral services were held Monday, May 16th at the First Presbyterian church of Abbotsford, Rev. L. C. Smith officiating, with interment in the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery.
The pallbearers were: Horace Hurlbut, Howard Merwin, Howard Cendt, Emil Butzloff (Butzlaff), Lester Cendt and Harold Merwin.
The following acted as flower girls: Mrs. Ben Merwin, Mrs. Roy Lowe, Mrs. Sherman Harrop, Ruth Ingersoll, Georgie Fitz and Viola Marsh.
Those attending the funeral from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. Ray Haugh and Mrs. Margaret Cross of Hortonville, Mr. and Mrs. James Hurlbut and son Horace, Mrs. Bert Haugh and Mrs. Chas. Haugh of Oshkosh, Mr. Martin Mantor, Berlin, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Cross, Allenville; Mr. and Mrs. Nels Christiansen, Bear Creek, Mr. C. C. Allen and grandson Clarence of Oshkosh, Mrs. Frank Clark, Winneconne, Mr. and Mrs. C. Haugh, Stratford, Mrs. Arthur Minto, Mrs. Blair (Laura), and Mrs. Nellie Hilbert , Eau Claire, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Cendt, Marshfield, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Merwin and children and Mr. and Mrs. Emil Butzlaff and daughter Betty of Wausau.
Out of the shadow-land, into the sunshine,
Cloudless, eternal, that fades not away,
Softly and tenderly Jesus hath called him,
Home, where the ransomed are gathering today.
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