Obit: Philpott, Lacey D. (1960)

 

Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon

Email: dolores@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

 

Surnames: Philpott, Goehring, Dobson, Prior, Kline, Gotter, Thomas, Zepplin, Attwood

 

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) February 11, 1960

 

Philpott, Lacey D. (26 August 1890 - 1 February 1960)

 

Lacey D. Philpott, 69, died at his home February 1 of a heart ailment.  Funeral services were held from the Methodist Church at 2 p.m. Thursday; and burial was made in the Loyal Cemetery. The Rev. Alfred Attwood officiated.

 

Pallbearers were: Ray Prior, Herbert (?), (?) Kline, Celon Gotter, (?) Thomas (missing name). 

 

The hymns, "Sweet By and By" and "In the Garden" were sung by Mrs. G. W. (?), accompanied by Mrs. Byron Zepplin at the organ.

 

Lacey Philpott was born in Loyal, August 26, 1890.  He received his education in Loyal schools.  He was married to Nettie Goehring October 2, 1913.  For a few years after their marriage they lived on farms near Loyal.  They then went to Milwaukee, where they lived for (?) years, then to Omro, where they lived 20 years.  Another 10 years were spent at Draper.  Four years ago they returned to Loyal to make their home.  In Omro, he served for 10 years on the city board.

 

He was a member of the Methodist Church, a charter member of the Loyal Cemetery Association, a member of the Modern Woodmen of America for 43 years, a member of the I. O. O. F. of Omro and associate member at Withee and a member of (I can’t read the name) Rebekah at Omro and Star Rebekah at Withee.

 

He is survived by his wife, a daughter, Mrs. Kenneth (Eileen) Dobson of Negaunee, Mich., a son Delbert E. at Woods Hole, Mass.; a sister, Mrs. Alpha Herron of Santa Cruz, Calif., and by two grandchildren, Nancy and Dennis Dobson.

 

Out of town relatives and friends came to attend the funeral services from Negaunee, Mich., Woods Hole, Mass., Wausau, Waupaca, Omro, Loretta, Adell, Spencer, Merrillan, Marshfield, Greenwood, Milwaukee, Richmond, Ill., St. Cloud, Minn., and Withee and many from Loyal and vicinity.

 

 


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