Obit: Gault, Edward W. (1890 - 1959)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon



Surnames: Gault, Cole, Gall, Brown, Northup, Kutsche, Tesmer, Potter, Skroch, Rychnovsky, Snyder, Parry, Shaw, Beck, Rhoades, Wasserburger, Wall, Grether, Crocker, Prock, Remmel, Sturgeon, Gerhardt, Bruley, Thelen, Abott, Werner, Jacklin, Zeng, Kaudy, Schwamb, Krejci, Harcey


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) April 23, 1959


Gault, Edward W. (12 July 1890 - 17 April 1959)


Funeral services were held Tuesday from the Georgas Funeral Home for Edward W. Gault, Jr., 68, who died Friday at his home in Neillsville.  The Rev. Frank B., Harcey of the United Church of Christ officiated.  Burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery.


Mr. Gault was born July 12, 1890, in Dodge County, the son of the late Edward and Elsie (Cole) Gault.  He received his education in the schools of Monroe and Clark Counties, and as a youth worked on the home farm.  Following his marriage to the former Minnie Gall on June 30, 1915, at Neillsville, he continued to farm until 1924, when they moved to Neillsville.  Since 1934 Mr. Gault had been the sexton at the Neillsville City Cemetery.


He was a member of the Modern Woodmen of America.


Surviving are his wife, a daughter, Mrs. Walter (Dorothy) Brown, Neillsville, and a son, Harold, Wausau.  Other survivors include a sister, Mrs. Percy (Mabel) Northup of Neillsville, and a brother, Forest, Sullivan. Three grandchildren also survive.


The 12 active pallbearers were: Ray Kutsche, Herman Tesmer, Wayne Potter, Everett Skroch, Herb Brown, Ed Rychnovsky, E. H. Snyder, Dave Parry, George Shaw, Ed Beck, John Rhoades, and Henry Wasserburger.


Two hymns, "An Evening of Prayer" and "Beyond the Sunset" were sung by Ellis Wall, accompanied by Mrs. Jack Grether.


People from away here for the services were: Mr. and Mrs. Hallie Gault and son, Eddie, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Crocker, Mr. and Mrs. F. Prock, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Remmel, all of Wausau; Mr. and Mrs. Forest Gault, Sullivan; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sturgeon, and Armand Gerhardt, Owen; Casper Bruley and Mrs. Margaret Bruley, Chippewa Falls; Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Thelen, Mr. and Mrs. Blake Abbott, Hartford; Mrs. Russell Werner and Lawrence Gault, Neosho; Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Gall, Janesville; Mrs. Bert Gerhardt, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Gall, Waupaca; Forrest Cole, Mrs. Harry Hansen, Ed Beck, John Rhoades, Marshfield; Ellis Jacklin and Hulda Zeng, Stevens Point; Mrs. Lewis Kaudy, Greenwood; Arthur Schwamb and Mrs. Tom Krejci, Willard; and Mrs. Alvina Gault, Greenwood.



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