Obit: Short, Edward F. (1880 - 1960)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon



Surnames: Short, Carter, Hainz, Vine, Kapfer, Opelt, lee, Hibbard, Troemner, Feig, Thompson, Krutsch, Williams, Ottow, Urban, Kuhn, Junchen, Crothers, Holmes   


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) February 18, 1960


Short, Edward F. (18 February 1880 - 10 February 1960)


The Rev. Virgil Holmes officiated Saturday at funeral services from the Methodist Church for Edward F. Short, 79, of Neillsville who died here February 10.  Burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery.


Mr. Short was born February 18, 1880, in the Town of Washburn and was engaged in farming most of his life.  He operated the George Crothers farm near Neillsville for 10 years and then purchased a farm in the Town of Washburn, where he farmed for 31 years before moving to Neillsville in October 1944.


He also served the Town of Washburn as supervisor for several years.


After moving to Neillsville Mr. Short was custodian of the First National Bank for seven years and retired from active work in 1951.  He was married April 15, 1913, in Neillsville to the former Clara Carter.


Mr. Short is survived by his wife, and a brother, Arthur, of Rt. 1 Granton.


The Georgas Funeral Home made funeral arrangements.


Pallbearers were: David Krutsch, Oliver Williams, Harold Ottow, John Urban, Jr., Bernard Kuhn, and Harold Junchen.


Two hymns, "Sweetly Resting" and "Beyond the Sunset" were sung by Mrs. Virgil Holmes and Herbert Feig, accompanied by Mrs. T. N. Thompson.


People from away here for the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Short, Miss Elaine Short, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Short and family, Patricia Ann Hainz, Mr. and Mrs. William Vine, Mrs. Ray Hetzel, Mrs. Elmer Kapfer, Mr. and Mrs. Max Opelt, and E. W. Lee, all of Granton; Mr. and Mrs. Harlow Hibbard, Colby; Mr. and Mrs. Allen Troemner, Madison.



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