Obit: Cattanach, Curtiss (1900 - 1956)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Cattanach, Marg, Knapton,
Milleville, Kutsche, Dobes
----Source: Clark County Press
(Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) February 9, 1956
Cattanach, Curtiss (10 October 1900 - 6
When a heart pain seized him Monday
morning, Curtis Cattanach, 55, of the Town of Fremont retained
consciousness long enough to turn off the ignition of the tractor
he was riding before he slumped over the steering wheel,
Mr. Cattanach, who had complained of
severe pains in the fleshy part of the upper right leg for several
days, took a load of manure into the field to spread. When he
did not return, his wife went out into the field and found him
about 11:30 a.m.
A physician called by Sheriff Ray Kutsche
and Undersheriff Frank Dobes ascribed the death to a heart
Funeral service will be held this
afternoon (Thursday) from the Gilbertson Funeral Home at
Granton. The Rev. Edgar Milleville will officiate and
interment will be in the Windfall Cemetery.
Mr. Cattanach was born October 10, 1900,
in Marshfield. He attended schools at Granton and
Neillsville, and was a graduate of Marshfield High School.
His marriage to Clara Marg of Granton took place November 26,
1921. He resided on his present farm, near Granton for the
past 21 years.
Surviving are his wife and two sons, Warren of Wisconsin Rapids and Eugene of Menomonee Falls; two grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Rex (Joyce) Knapton of New Meadows, Id., and a brother, Willard of Mt. Clemens, Mich.
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