Celar, Lawrence (1889 - 1961)






----Source: Greenwood Library Scrapbook Collection, Marshfield News Herald 04/ /1961

Celar, Lawrence (1889 - 1961)

GREENWOOD, CLARK COUNTY--Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Hill Funeral Home for Lawrence Celar, 71, who died of a heart attack Friday, April 21, 1961 about 6 p.m. at his home here. The Rev. Arvid Myhrwold, pastor of Our Savior's Lutheran Church, will officiate and burial will be made in the Greenwood Cemetery.

The body is reposing at the Hill Funeral Home, where friends may call until time of services.

Mr. Celar was born in Yugoslavia Aug. 10, 1889. He came to America in 1906 and settled in Chicago, Ill. He married there to the former Marion Zavel May 14, 1911. The couple came to this area in 1925 and operated farms in Willard and near Neillsville before moving to the present farm six miles southwest of Greenwood.

He was a member of the Slovanian National Benefit Society Lodge. The Celars would have observed .(some of my copy was cut off)

He was preceded in death by two sons, one who died in infancy and Lawrence in 1938 two brothers and one sister.



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