Obit: O’Leary, Thomas #2 (1876 - 1947)


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Surnames: O’Leary, Paulson, Wright, Diagatona, Eibergen, Sanders, McDowell


----Source: Humbird Enterprise (Humbird, Clark Co., Wis.) 04/12/1947


O’Leary, Thomas #2 (22 AUG 1876 - 2 APR 1947)


Funeral services for Thomas O’Leary, who died at the Krohn Hospital in Black river Falls, at 2:00 o’clock Wednesday morning, April 2nd, 1947, were held at the Methodist Church in this village last Saturday afternoon, the Rev. Edward J. Sachtjen officiating.  Interment was in Mentor Cemetery.  Many friends attended the service.


Thomas O’Leary was born Aug. 22, 1876, in Monroe County, where he grew to young manhood.  On Dec. 25, 1901, he was united in marriage with Clara Paulson, at Humbird (Clark Co., Wis.).  The family residence was the farm home in the town of Mentor for forty-five years.  The past few years ill health took him away from all farm duties.


The deceased is survived by his widow, and the following children: Michael T., Neillsville; Nola H., Two Rivers; Eugene R. and William R., Colby; Mrs. Nora May Wright, Marshfield; Mrs. Jennie M. Diagatona, St. Paul; Mrs. Margaret E. Eibergen, Marshfield; and Wilson P., Willard.  One brother, Peter O’Leary of this village, and two sisters, Mrs. Margaret Sanders of Cataract, and Mrs. Mary McDowell, of Alberta, Canada, also survive.  There are fourteen grandchildren.


Relatives from away, besides members of the immediate family who attended the funeral, were Mr. and Mrs. John Sanders, Mr. and Mrs. Archie Van Kirk of Sparta; Catherine Ross Van Kirk of Green Bay; Mr. and Mrs. Earl Delong of Two Rivers; and Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Van Kirk of Marshfield.


Mr. O’Leary attained the age of 70 years, 7 months and 10 days.



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