Obit: Haines, Robert Daniel (1886 - 1959)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon



Surnames: Haines, Blaine, Helgeson, Gardner, Goeser, Liebzeit, Peterson, Dux, Frantz, Hagedorn, Ratsch, Scharf, Wegner, Feig, Johnson, Nelson, Larson, Blake, Everson, Gluch, Winter, Schnabel, Pischer, Todd, Crandall, Vine, Rowe, Butterbrodt, Nikula, Learman, Noah, Braun, Keuer, Holmes


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) December 31, 1959


Haines, Robert Daniel (28 September 1886 - 26 December 1959)


Funeral services for Robert Haines, 73, of Neillsville, were held Tuesday from the Methodist Church. The Rev. Virgil Holmes officiated, and burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery.


Mr. Haines died Saturday following a stroke. He had been in ill health for a number of years.


Robert Daniel Haines, son of the late Daniel and Emelia (Blaine) Haines, was born September 28, 1886, at Montfort.  He received his education there and on September 8, 1909, was married at Castle Rock to the former Gena Helgeson, who survives.  They lived on a farm there until 1920, when they moved to Clark County, settling on a farm in the Town of Grant.  In 1953, they moved to Neillsville.


He was a member of the Methodist Church and for 12 years served on the board of the Wild Rose School.


He is survived by his wife and the following children: Francis, Neillsville; Mrs. Russell (Ella) Gardner, Granton; Mrs. Alex (Rebecca) Goeser, Stockbridge; Glenn, Neillsville; Mrs. Arvin (Anna) Liebzeit, Greenwood; and Eugene, Neillsville.  Nineteen grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Oscar (Anna) Peterson, of St. Petersburg, Fla., also survive.


Funeral arrangements were made by the Bergemann Funeral Home.


Pallbearers were: Ben Dux, Robert Frantz, Richard Hagedorn, Herman Ratsch, Herman Scharf and Arthur Wegner.


Two hymns, "Near to the Heart of God" and "Face to Face," were sung by Mrs. Virgil Holmes and Herbert Feig, accompanied by Miss Carol Peterson.


People from out of town here for the services were: Mr. and Mrs. Alex Goeser and family, Stockbridge; Mr. and Mrs. Russell Gardner, Granton; Mr. and Mrs. Arvin Liebzeit and family, Greenwood; Mrs. Margaret Johnson, Green Bay; Misses Clara and Velma Helgeson, Fennimore; Mr. and Mrs. Nels Nelson, Philip Nelson, and Mrs. Inga Larson, Montfort.


Mr. and Mrs. Harold Blake, Boscobel; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Helgeson, Gays Mills; Ruth Johnson, Viroqua; Marvin and Henry Everson, Montfort; Mr. and Mrs. John Gluch, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Gluch, Mr. and Mrs. Ceylon Winter, Mr. and Mrs Herb Schnabel, Mrs. Oswald Pischer, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Scharf, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Todd, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Scharf, Mrs. Douglas Crandall, Mike Gardner, Charlie Gardner, Mr. and Mrs. Theomore Vine, and Mr. and Mrs. Milford Rowe, all of Granton; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Butterbrodt and Juanita Nikula, Loyal; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Liebzeit, Mercedes Liebzeit, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Learman, Mrs. Clara Liebzeit, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Liebzeit, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Noah, and Mr. and Mrs. Ted Braun, all of Greenwood; and Mrs. Ray Keuer, Chili.



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