Obit: Qualley, Herman Alfred (1876 - 1950)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Qualley, Rusten, Liness, Seltrecht, Neff, Prescott, Grady, Koehler

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) December 21, 1950

Qualley, Herman Alfred (24 November 1876 - 18 December 1950)

Herman Alfred Qualley, age 73, of 165 East 9th Street died at his home on Monday at 2:45 after an illness of ten years.

The body will lie in state at the Georgas Funeral Home until 1 o’clock Thursday when it will be taken to the Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church where services will be conducted at two o’clock. Interment will be made in the Neillsville City Cemetery with the Rev. William Koehler officiating.

Mr. Qualley was born on November 24, 1876, in Green County to Andrina Liness and Christopher Qualley. He received his education there and as a young man went to Brookings, S. D., to attend an engineering college for two years. He returned to Madison and was employed by the Madison Plow Company. He was married to Gena Rusten at Madison on July 19, 1905. In 1911 they located in Clark County in the Town of Washburn, where they lived for 30 years, moving to the city in 1941. For the past year and a half he was confined to his bed.

He is survived by his wife and three children: Mrs. Henry (Lenore) Seltrecht of Granton, Richard Qualley of Granton, and Mrs. Charles (Lou) Neff, Jr. of Neillsville, a half-sister, Mrs. Frank (Millie) Prescott, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

His parents, a brother, Fred and a sister, Lou, Mrs. Frank Grady, preceded him in death.



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