Obit: Bell, John A. (1873 - 1966)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
E-mail: dolores@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Surnames: Bell, Judas, Fitzmaurice, Osborne, Krueger, Giloy, Juliusson, Kaufman, Kubaski, Grether

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 9/15/1966

Bell, John A. (8 November 1873 - 10 September 1966)

Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon from St. Johnís United Church in Humbird, for John A. Bell, 92, of Humbird, who died Saturday in Neillsville. The Rev. Jacob Grether of Neillsville officiated. Burial was made in the Trinity Cemetery at Fall Creek.

Mr. Bell, born November 8, 1873, in Humbird, attended rural school in the Town of Mentor. He spent most of his life time farming in the Humbird area, with the exception of a few years when he was employed in the tannery and logging industry near Rib Lake.

On February 15, 1899, he was married to the former Lena Judas in Rib Lake. She died in 1950.

Mr. Bell is survived by the following children: Mrs. Sam (Alice) Fitzmaurice of Humbird; Mrs. Azure (Marion) Osborne of Humbird; Mrs. Marcella Krueger of Monroe; Miss Edna Bell of Detroit, Mich.; Mrs. Helen Giloy of Humbird; Mrs. Oliver (Regina) Juliusson of Boulder, Colo.; Mrs. August (Josephine) Kaufman of Humbird; Mrs. Clarence (Ruth) Giloy of Humbird; Phillip Bell of Milwaukee; and Robert Bell of Humbird. Other survivors include a brother, Steve Kubaski of Humbird; 23 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were: Art Bell, Kenneth Bell, and James Krueger (balance of names of pallbearers was missing).

 

 

 

 

 


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