Obit: Higgins, Daniel Haney (1877 - 1956)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Higgins, Paulus, Healy, Meyer, Snyder, North, Yorkston, Blumenthaler, Strebing, Wegner, Harcey 

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) November 8, 1956 

Higgins, Daniel Haney (17 December 1877 - 5 November 1956) 

Daniel H. Higgins, 78, former resident of Neillsville, died Tuesday in Chicago.  The funeral is tentatively set for Friday afternoon at the Bergemann Funeral Home. 

He was a step-brother of the late James Paulus. 

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) November 15, 1956 

Funeral services for Daniel H. Higgins, 78, who died November 5, in Chicago, were held Friday afternoon from the Bergemann Funeral Home.  The Rev. Frank B. Harcey, pastor of the Congregational Church, officiated.  Burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery. 

Pallbearers were: E. H. Snyder, Herman North, Leslie Yorkston, Frank Blumenthaler, Ray Strebing and Alfred Wegner. 

Daniel Haney Higgins, son of the late Edgar and Ellen (Healy) Higgins, was born December 17, 1877, in the Town of Levis.  He received his education there and was graduated from the Neillsville High School.  He later attended the University of Minnesota. 

When he was a young man he played baseball in the American League.  He later became a salesman living at Janesville and Monroe.  He was a veteran of the Spanish-American war.  Upon his return from service he operated his business in Chicago. 

In 1928 he was married to Mathilde Meyer, who survives, and resides in Chicago. 



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