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EDWARDSON, Carl E.
EK, Stess
ELLIOTT, Eva
ELLIOTT, Samuel
ELMORE, Grover Cleveland
ERNST, Marie E.
ESTABROOK, Mrs. George
EVERSON, Chris.
EVERSON, Milo B.



EDWARDSON, Carl E.

Carl E. Edwardson was born in Oslo, Norway November 28, 1878.  His tragic passing from this life was very sudden, Monday evening, Dec. 27 (1936), at the age of 58 years and 29 days.  In religious faith he was a Lutheran.

In 1899, Mr. Edwardson was married to Miss Ida Marie Thomason.  They came to America the next year and settled in Eau Claire, in this state where they lived until 1911 when they moved to his late home a few miles southeast of Birchwood.

The deceased leaves to mourn his departure his beloved wife, five daughters and six sons, the youngest of whom is a boy of fifteen years, a son-in-law, a daughter-in-law, three grandchildren, Gilbert Nelson a half brother of Eau Claire and many neighbors and friends.

Funeral services were held at the M. E. church on Thursday, Dec. 31 (1936), Rev. Paul Gardner officiating.  Burial at Woodlawn Cemetery.

Deceased was a good citizen and neighbor.

-Transcribed from the Washburn County Register, Shell Lake, Washburn Co., WI, 07 Jan 1937

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EK, Stess (nee CANDELL)

STESS EK, 75 OF SHELL LAKE DIES

The funeral for Mrs. Stess Ek, Shell Lake, who died Thursday, October 15, 1981, at Staples, Minnesota, was Saturday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Shell Lake, Fr. Dean Buttrick officiating.  Burial was in the church cemetery.

The former Stess Candell was born August 12, 1906, at Eau Claire where she attended the Eau Claire Teachers College.  She was married December 1, 1930 to Walter Ek at Shell Lake.  She taught school at Seymour and at Shell Lake for many years.  She was a member of the Shell Lake Tuesday Club and St. Bridget's Altar Society.

She is survived by two daughters, Katherine Bredemus, Madison, and Mary Jacobs, Staples; a son, William, West Point, Miss.; 11 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; a sister, Mae Utyro, Superior; and two brothers, William and Nicholas Candell, Eau Claire.  She was preceded in death by her husband.

-Transcribed from the Spooner Advocate, Spooner, Washburn Co., WI, 22 Oct 1981, page 6

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ELLIOTT, Eva

Obituary

It is with deep regret that the Advocate is called upon this week to chronicle the death of little Eva Elliott, the eight-year-old daughter, of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Elliott, which occurred this afternoon at 2:15 o'clock. The little child was taken sick a week ago and all that loving mother hands and medical skill could do for the little innocent one was done, but proved of no avail. This morning Eva seemed much improved and it was thought she was on the road to recovery, but about noon she had a relapse and steadily grew worse and at the time stated above, peacefully passed away. Eva was a bright little girl and her death is a sad blow to her fond parents who in this time of sorrow, have the heartfelt sympathy of all.

-Transcribed from the Spooner Advocate, Spooner, Washburn Co., WI, 10 Nov 1905, page 1

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ELLIOTT, Samuel

Death of Samuel Elliott

Samuel Elliott died of cancer of the stomach Thursday afternoon at 1 o'clock at the summer cottage of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Busch at Spooner Lake. Deceased was born Sept. 18, 1869 at Loddiswell, Davenshire, England. When eighteen years of age he came to this country and located at Luddington, Mich. After several years he made his home at Wasbhurn where he was employed as locomotive fireman and later engineer.

He was married to Miss Sophia Postweiller February 25, 1902 and for nine years Mr. and Mrs. Elliott resided in Spooner on Summit Street. Three years ago they sold the property and moved to Seattle, Wash. where Mr. Elliott was switching at the terminal of King Street station until his health failed last February. All that medical aid could do was done for him, both at the hospital and at his home. He desired to return to Spooner and after a brave fight the end came peacefully yesterday afternoon.

Mr. Elliott was a member of Spooner Lodge No. 260 F. & A. M. and also a member of the P. of L. F. & E.

Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at the Episcopal church at 2 o'clock, Rev. Crawford will officiate. His remains will be laid at rest in the Spooner cemetery beside his little daughter Eva who preceded him to the other world eight years ago. Surviving him are his three widow sisters, Mrs. Eliza Sheriff and Mrs. Lizzie Howell of England and Mrs. Millie Norris Seattle, Wash. and his brother Bert Elliott of Charlevoix, Mich.

The Advocate joins the many friends in extending condolences to the grief stricken widow in her sorrow.

-Transcribed from the Spooner Advocate, Spooner, Washburn Co., WI, 21 Aug 1914, page 1

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ELMORE, Grover Cleveland

GROVER C. ELMORE DIES AT LAKE HOME

Grover Cleveland Elmore, age 80, a summer resident for the past 40 years, passed away suddenly at his home on Birch Island lake on Tuesday, July 9.  Mr. Elmore was the former owner of Kilkaire Lodge on the lake.

He was born at Mulberry Grove, Ill., January 14, 1888.

He was a veteran of World War I, and for many years was a real estate broker and builder in Chicago.  He was a generous contributor to area causes, including Spooner Memorial hospital and St. Alban's church.

He is survived by his wife, Irma; one son, Grover Jr., of Elmwood Park, Ill., and one daughter, Mrs. Genevieve Bridge, Blue Island, Ill.; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; one brother, Elbert, of Tindley Park, Ill.

The body was removed from the Dahl Funeral Home to the Lain and Son Funeral Home at 2121 W. 95th Street, Chicago, where services will be held on Friday, with burial there.

-Transcribed from the Spooner Advocate, Spooner, Washburn Co., WI, 11 Jul 1968

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ERNST, Marie E.

Marie E. ERNST, 88 of Shell Lake passed away May 1, 1979 at the Rice Lake Convalescent Center.

She was born June 1, 1890 in Minneapolis, Minn. and spent her early life there.  On November 4, 1914 she was united in marriage to Nathan Ernst in Mpls. They have lived in this community since 1921.

Mrs. Ernst was a member of the United Methodist Church.

Funeral services will be held Friday, May 4, 1979, 11:00 a.m. at the Blume-Pockat Funeral Home, Rev. Mike Williams officiating.  Interment will be in Shell Lake Cemetery.

Preceding her in death was her husband in 1966.

Surviving Mrs. Ernst are 1 daughter, Lucille Regenauer, Shell Lake; 4 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren.

-Transcribed from the Washburn County Register, Shell Lake, Washburn Co., WI, 03 May 1979

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ESTABROOK, Mrs. George

DIED

Mrs. George Estabrook passed away quietly the 12th inst.  She leaves many relatives and friends to mourn her, and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.  She was always ready to help the needy.  Mr. Troyer preached the last services.  She was laid to rest in the Veazie cemetery.

-Transcribed from the Spooner Register, Spooner, Washburn Co., WI, 11 Dec 1897, page 1

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EVERSON, Chris.

CHRIS. EVERSON CALLED

Chris. Everson, for many years a resident of this county, having resided at Long Lake, passed away at his home in Eau Claire last Friday, Dec. 3 [1925], at the age of 76 years.

Deceased was born in Norway, where he spent the early part of  his life, coming to this country with his wife shortly after their marriage, about 51 years ago.  They resided at Eau Claire until 1902, when they moved onto a farm at Long Lake, remaining there until 1919, when the death of a son on the battlefield of France caused them to retire from the farm and return to Eau Claire.  Mrs. Everson passed away last March, just after observing their fiftieth wedding anniversary.

Deceased was a tailor by trade and worked as such most of his life, with the exception of the years spent on the farm, and during his late years had retired from active work.

Surviving him are two sons and one daughter, Charles and Mrs. A. B. Hovey of Long Lake, and M. B. Everson of this city.  The funeral was held Sunday at 1:30 p.m. from the Norwegian Lutheran church in Eau Claire, interment being made in a cemetery there.

-Transcribed from the Spooner Advocate, Spooner, Washburn Co., WI, 11 Dec 1925, page 5

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EVERSON, Milo B.

Milo B. Everson, age 66 years, former resident of Spooner, passed away on February 4 [1963], at Bloomington, MN.

Funeral services will be held Thrusday, February 7, at 11 a.m., at the Dahl Funeral Home, with Rev. Richard Bey officiating, with burial in Spooner Cemetery.

A complete obituary was posted at a later date.

-Transcribed from the Spooner Advocate, Spooner, Washburn Co., WI, Thursday, 07 Feb 1963, page unknown.

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