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Obituaries for surnames beginning with the letter "H"
The following obituaries have been typed and added to the website.  More will be added as they are typed:

HAHN, Herman Leo
HAMMER, Clara Eliza
HANSON, George
HARRINGTON, Stephen Thomas
HASKINS, Chester W.
HAUPT, Carl Ludwig
HERTEL, Dorothy B.
HESS, Marie
HLAVA, John J.
HOAR, Valetta
HOHL, John J.
HOLMAN, George
HOWELL, Clinton E.
HUBIN, Paul Royce
HUDSON, Bertha

HAHN, Herman Leo

Herman Leo Hahn was born at Golden Valley, Minn., on Nov. 30, 1895, and grew to manhood in Minneapolis, Minn.

He went to Akeley, Minn., when a young man and there was united in marriage to Rachel White in the year 1922.  To this union one daughter was born.

The family resided in Minnesota until 1926, when they came to Spooner, residing here until several years ago, when they moved to Shell Lake.

Mr. Hahn passed away on Saturday, Jan. 25, at the age of 51 years, 1 month and 25 days.

He is survived by his wife and one daughter, Mrs. Joe Posta, of Haugen, Wis.; his aged father, Nicholas Hahn, and two sisters, Mrs. Anna Kaiser and Mrs. Helen Hanson, both of Rice Lake, Wis.; also three brothers, Albert of Minneapolis, Theodore of Dent, Minn., and Oliver of St. Peter, Minn., and two grandchildren and many nephews and nieces.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 2 p.m. from the Dahl chapel, Rev. Butcher officiating.  Burial was in the Soldiers Plot in Spooner cemetery.  Bergin-Nieman American Legion Post of Shell Lake had charge of military services at the grave.

-Transcribed from the Spooner Advocate, Spooner, Washburn Co., WI, 30 Jan 1947

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Another traffic fatality has been added to the list of such deaths in Washburn county as the result of an accident which occurred on Highway 63 on the outskirts of Shell Lake last Friday night when Herman Hahn, 54, crippled World War I veteran and former resident of this city, was struck by a car and instantly killed.

Hahn was on his way home just north of Shell Lake that night and presumably fell to the pavement, where he was lying when struck by the car of Robert Allen of this place while Allen and several companions were returning from the basketball game at Cumberland late that night.

Coroner Harry W. Dahl of this city held an inquest on Wednesday forenoon of this week.  Serving on the coroner's jury was Charles Scalzo, S. G. Swanson, Joe Cuskey, P. E. Edwards, Art Jones and D. E. Hall.  The jury found that the accident was unavoidable, exonerating the driver and owner of the car.

According to information, the driver of the car was attracted by a pedestrian standing by the highway whom he thought to be a hitchiker.  The prostrate figure of Hahn on the pavement was not seen until too late to avert the tragedy.

Hahn was sorely crippled through the loss of both legs and was forced to get about with artificial limbs.  It is thought he may have slipped on the pavement and was unable to get up before the oncoming car was upon him.

Deceased was a resident of this city for a number of years before moving to Shell Lake.  He was employed on the county highway crew for several years and was quite well known here.

Surviving are his widow and a married daughter.

-Transcribed from the Spooner Advocate, Spooner, Washburn Co., WI, 30 Jan 1947, page 1




Word has been received of the death of Pastor Conrad Halvorson who died this past week at Northfield, Minn.  The funeral took place Friday at the Rice Lake Lutheran Church.

Pastor Halvorson served at Trinity Lutheran Church in Spooner from 1942 to 1945 and is remembered by many Spooner residents.  He also served as a missionary for The American Lutheran Church in Madagascar for many years.

-Transcribed from the Spooner Advocate, Spooner, Washburn Co., WI, 21 Feb 1974


HAMMER, Clara Eliza (nee KRUSE)


Clara E. Hammer, age 73, of Eau Claire, passed away on Saturday, October 17, 1981, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.

She was born Clara Eliza Kruse, on September 14, 1908, in Franklin County, Iowa.  She grew up in Springbrook and graduated from Spooner High School and the University of Minnesota from Duluth.  She taught in rural schools in Eau Claire for many years.  She also owned and operated a clothing store in Fall Creek.  She worked in the Fall Creek post office for several years.

She worked for the Eau Claire County Department of Human Services for 14 years and retired in 1970.  She was past president o the reading club of the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, active in St. James Trinity Lutheran Church and taught Sunday School for several years, was secretary, treasurer, and past president of ALCW of St. James Trinity.

She was married to Raymond A. Hammer on April 23, 1938.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Beverly Briesemeister.  She is survived by her husband, Raymond; one daughter, Virginia Clark of Eau Claire; four sisters, Avis Washkuhn, Anna Kruse, Georgieann Gladwell, all of Eau Claire, and Elma Stephenson of Superior; and nine grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, October 20, at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd with interment at Forest Hill Cemetery in Eau Claire.  Fuller Funeral Home of Eau Claire was in charge of local arrangements.

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


HANSON, George


(Sarona Correspondence)

George Hanson, age 23, son of A. J. Hanson, died at his home Monday evening about 9:30 after an illness of only a week of pneumonia.  George was a boy among the boys, a friend and companion to all, respected by his fellow men and bore a splendid reputation and spotless character.  He took a great interest in building up his hometown and has been a great booster for Sarona since moving here with his parents about two years ago.  he was also very active in the different benevolent societies during the great war.  We will never quite understand why one in the very flush of manhood should be called to take the last journey down the long trail.

Besides a father, mother and brother and other near relatives, he leaves a host of friends, who deeply mourn the loss of such a splendid young man.  Remains were taken to Shell Lake for burial.

-Transcribed from the Spooner Advocate, Spooner, Washburn Co., WI, 06 Feb 1920, page 1


HARRINGTON, Stephen Thomas


Stephen Thomas Harrington, 85, a former resident of Shell Lake, died Sunday at Lansing, Mich.  The son of Mr. and Mrs. Dave Harrington, he spent his early life in Shell Lake and worked in logging camps and mills in this area.

A rosary service will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Blume Feneral Home,a nd the funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Rev. Father Paul Boshold officiating.  Burial will take place in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Shell lake.

Survivors include his wife, Hilda; a daughter, Mrs. Karl (Margaret) Krahanbulh, Carmarillo, Calif; and five sons, Stephen W., Minneapolis, Gerard, Panama City, Fla., Bernard, Greensville, Timothy, St. Jose, Calif., and Dr. L. E. Harrington, Lansing, Mich.

-Transcribed from the Spooner Advocate, Spooner, Washburn Co., WI, 18 Jan 1968, page 7




Mrs. John Hartman, nee Hannah Johnson, whose death was chronicled in these columns in our last issue, was born in Sweden on September 12, 1870.  She spent the early years of her life in that country, coming to America in 1894, uniting in marriage with John Hartman of Emerson, Nebr.  To this union eight children were born, all but three preceding her to the grave.  Surviving children who with the husband mourn the passing of a loving and devoted wife and mother are John, Herman and Earl.

The family moved to this community on March 8, 1902, and have resided here since that time, death claiming the esteemed woman at the family home north of this city.  The funeral was held from the Roberts Mortuary last Thursday afternoon, Rev. Acker of the M. E. church officiating, and interment made in the Spooner cemetery.

-Transcribed from the Spooner Advocate, Spooner, Washburn Co., WI, 11 Apr 1929, page 6


HASKINS, Chester W. (aka C. W.)

C. W. Haskins Called Beyond

The following from the Arlington, Wash., Times chronicles the passing of C. W. Haskins, former resident of this city and well known to many of our readers, death claiming the venerable gentleman on Sunday, July 17 (1927), at the age of 79 years.

C. W. Haskins, a resident of Arlington since 1912, police judge and prominent in political and fraternal circles passed away at his home on Second street Sunday, July 17th, at 5:30 a.m.  His death followed an illness of a month's duration, the direct cause being gangrene poisoning which developed ten days after an operaton which he underwent June 14th when two of his toes were amputated for the relief of deformaties due to his feet having been frozen when a boy.  This injury had caused him great inconvenience throughout his life and had somewhat handicapped an otherwise active and energetic individuality.

Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Moll's new undertaking parlors under Christian Science and Masonic auspices, a large concourse of sorrowing relatives and friends being present.  Interment was by cremation at the Bonny-Watson mortuary, Seattle.

Chester W. Haskins was born February 22, 1849, at Fayston, Vermont, of the parents, Wright Haskings and Chastine (Spaulding) Haskins.  He, with his parents, moved to Wisconsin in 1865, settling at Hudson where he attended the public schools, finishing his education in any academy at that place.  He studied law but was not admitted to the bar.  After leaving school he engaged in agricultural and clerical pursuits, also being engaged in the hotel business at Turtle Lake and elsewhere for 18 years.

Mr. Haskins was married at Warren, Wisconsin, January 6th, 1875, to Alice Anderson, who died at this place April 19th, 1925, the couple having celebrated their golden anniversary in January of that year.  To them were born three children, two of whom, Mrs. Agnes Jackle of Everett and Mrs. Estelle Pringle of Arlington, survive.  A son, DeWitt, died at Spooner, Wisc., at the age of 22.  He also is survived by a granddaughter, Ell-Louise Pringle.  He had no living brothers or sisters, being the last survivor of a family of eight.

Mr. Haskins came to Washington in 1907 in the hope that a change of climate would benefit his health.  He conducted a newspaper, the King County Herald, at Falls City for a year and then returned to Wisconsin for his family, having sold the newspaper.  In 1908 they came west and settled in Everett where Mr. Haskins was connected with the circulation department of the Daily Herald until he moved to Arlington in 1912.  He continued to represent the Herald here and also engaged in the real estate and newspaper business, being part owner and editor of the Arlington Chronicle in 1912-13.  He served as police judge under Mayor Persun and was again appointed to that position by Mayor Shaw in 1926.  He also has served several terms as juctice of the peace here, having filled that officeat various timems during fifty years of his life.  In his capacity as justice he had joined in wedlock 102 couples, a record of which he was quite proud.  For fifteen years he had served as local deputy assessor, having but recently completed the assemssment for the present year.

Deceased was active in fraternal circles, having been a Mason for fifty years and an Odd Fellow for forty years.  He was a member of Arlington Lodge No. 146, F. & A. M., and of Pilgrim Lodge 187, I. O. O. F., Everett.  He was also a life member of Fidelity Chapter No. 78, Order of the Eastern Star.  He was the author of a brief history of Masonry and was greatly devoted to the tenets of that order, having reached the Royal ARch Degree.

His passing marks the end of an active and useful life and his death is a great loss both to his family and the community.

-Transcribed from the Spooner Advocate, Spooner, Washburn Co., WI, 28 Jul 1927, pages 1 & 8


HAUPT, Carl Ludwig

Carl Ludwig Haupt was born in Karlsrue, Germany, June 13, 1876, and grew to young manhood in his native land.

In 1894 he came to America and settled in Minnesota.

On April 8, 1903 he was united in marriage to Julia Judson at Walcott, Minn., and to this union one daughter was born.

In 1903 they moved to Forman, North Dakota, where they lived until 1918, when they moved to Shell Lake.  Mr. Haupt came to Spooner in 1944 to make his home with his daughter.

His wife preceded him in death in 1939.  Three brothers and one sister also preceded him in death.  He had been in failing health for the past seven years and passed away at his home on Monday, Jan. 13, at the age of 87 years.

He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Frances Melton, of Spooner; one grandson, George Melton, also of Spooner; and one granddaughter, Mrs. Clifford Slayton, Barron; also one great grandson and two great-granddaughters; two nephews and one niece.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, January 15, at 2 p.m. at Dahl Funeral Home.  Rev. Virgil Holmes officiated, with burial in Shell Lake Cemetery.

-Transcribed from the Spooner Advocate, Spooner, Washburn Co., WI, 16 Jan 1964


HAYNES, Mary Jane


Mary Jane Haynes, the six-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Haynes of the town of Brooklyn, was called by death at St. Joseph's hospital at Rice Lake June 24.  Deceased had been ill a number of months following a siege of the flu during the winter.  Death was due to anemia.

She is survived by her parents, three brothers, Oliver, Harry and Guy; two sisters, Esther and Alice; her grandmother, Mrs. Olivia Olson, her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Haynes.  One sister, Marjorie, preceded her in death.

Funeral services were held Monday, June 26, at Roberts Mortuary, Rev. Flinkenburg of the Lutheran church of Almena officiated.  Burial was made in Spooner cemetery.

-Transcribed from the Spooner Advocate, Spooner, Washburn Co., WI, Thursday, 29 June 1939, page 8



Elsie Hendricks Buried at Earl

Elsie Hendricks, 63, a resident of Springbrook, passed away on Saturday, February 4, at the Shell Lake Hospital.

She was born on May 30, 1914 in Spooner.

On November 23, 1935, she was united in marriage to Lloyd Hendricks in the Episcopal Church in Springbrook, and had resided in Springbrook since. 

She is survived by her husband Lloyd; three daughters, Arlene Hencz and Mary Lou Sheehan of Chicago, Ill., and Donna Goldman of Missoula, Mont.; nine sons, Lloyd Jr. of Trego, Donald of Cicero, Ill., Charles of Hayward, Joel, David, Richard, Kenneth, John and Daniel, all of Springbrook; also 11 grandchildren, and one sister, Magna Johnson of Springbrook.

The funeral was held Tuesday at Dahl Funeral Home.  Rev. John Soward officated with interment in Earl Cemetery at Earl.

-Transcribed from the Spooner Advocate, Spooner, Washburn Co., WI, Thursday, 09 Feb 1978, page 8



Funeral services for John Henricksmeir of West Sarona, who passed away early Thursday morning, April 1, 1937, were held on Monday morning at St. Joseph's Catholic church in Shell Lake, Rev. Fr. P. G. Rivers officiating.  Interment in Calvary cemetery.  Henricksmeir was born at Jordon, Minn., April 13, 1888.  He lived to be forty-nine years, eleven months and seventeen days old.

He leaves to mourn his death, his brothers, William and Martin of Sarona; Steve and Joe of St. Paul, and two sisters, Anna and Theresa also of St. Paul.

Those from out of town who attended the funeral were John St. Louis of Cameron, Mrs. Agnes Carr, Clara and Peter Zims, all of St. Paul.

-Transcribed from the Washburn County Register, Shell Lake, Washburn Co., WI, 08 Apr 1937



Lyal Hepburn, Of Foxboro Dies At 68

Lyal L. Hepburn, 68, Foxboro, and formerly a 30 year resident of Dowling Lake, died early Saturday morning, June 17, 1978, at his residence.  He was born September 2, 1909 in Spooner.

Mr. Hepburn retired in 1972 after 20 years of service as a first helper for the U. S. Steel Corp.

He is survived by his wife, Emma; one sister, Mrs. Myrtle Klaenhammer, Silver City, N.M., and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

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HERTEL, Dorothy B.


Mrs. Dorothy B. Hertel, 78, Rte. 2, WEbster, died Sunday, October 18, 1981, at the Indianhead Memorial Hospital, Shell Lake.  She was born July 22, 1903 at River Falls, Wis.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Virginia Denotter, Webster, and Mrs. George Anne Boyer, Gurney, Ill.; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services were Tuesday at Lakeview United Methodist Church, Hertel, with Rev. Amos Shimko officiating.  Burial was in White Pine Cemetery.

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


HESS, Marie (nee SCHAPER)

Spooner Teacher, Marie Hess, Dies

Mrs. Arnold (Marie) Hess, 67, Shell Lake, died Wednesday, June 14, 1978, at the Shell Lake Indianhead Memorial Hospital.

The former Marie Schaper was born March 23, 1911 at Hartford, So. Dak.  She attended Sioux Falls (S.D.) College and taught at Sioux Falls for two years. She then attended Superior State College and taught at Tozer Lake and also for one year at Birchwood.  On June 30, 1940 she was married to Arnold Hess at Shell Lake.  She then taught at Spooner for 29 years.  Mrs. Hess was honored as the outstanding educator by the Spooner Jaycees in 1973 when she retired.

She received a bachelor of science degree from Superior State in July 1958, and also did subsequent graduate work.  She first began her schooling in Superior in 1933.

She was the organist at St. John's Lutheran Church, Shell Lake, for 25 years. She was a member of the Evening Guild of Shell Lake and Spooner, the Lutheran Women's Mission League and she was a charter member of the Hilldale Homemakers Club.

Besides her husband, she is survived by a brother, Lloyd Madaus, Rice Lake.

The funeral was Saturday at the Faith Lutheran Church in Spooner, Rev. Lane Seitz officiating, with burial in the Shell Lake Cemetery.

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HLAVA, John J.


Funeral services will be held for John J. Hlava of Shell Lake, at the Blume Funeral Home, on Thursday, 11 a.m., with Fr. Paul Boshold officiating.  Burial will be in Shell Lake Cemetery.

Mr. Hlava passed away Sunday at the Shell Lake Hospital at the age of 83.  He was born in Wausau April 13, 1889.  He had lived in Shell Lake for the past seven years and prior to that in Cumberland, where he was employed by Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Co.

He is survived by three brothers and four sisters.

-Transcribed from the Spooner Advocate, Spooner, Washburn Co., WI, 01 Jun 1972, page 8


HOAR, Valetta (nee APPLEBY)

Valetta Hoar, 79, Shell Lake, Dies

The funeral for Valetta Hoar, 79, Shell Lake, who died Tuesday, January 8, 1980, at the Shell Lake Hospital was Friday at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church with the Rev. Fr. Paul Sanford officiating.  Burial will be in the Shell Lake Cemetery.

The former Valetta Appleby was born November 8, 1900 in Grant County, Wisconsin.  She married Kenneth Hoar in Minneapolis and the couple had resided in Shell Lake following their marriage.  She had been a social welfare worker for the county and state, a member of St. Agnes Guild and the Shell Lake Tuesday Club.

She is survived by her husband, Kenneth; two daughters, Virginia Schullo and Paula Mercier, both of Garden Grove, Calif.; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a sister, Hazel Schneider, Yucca Valley, Calif.

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HOHL, John Jacob


John Jacob Hohl died June 13, at Boone, Ia.  Deceased was a resident of Minong for many years, until three years ago when he went to Boone, where he has since made his home.

He was born September 28, 1850, in Pennsylvania, and later came to Minong and settled in that community, retiring from active work a number of years ago.

He was at the time of his death, 88 years, eight months and five days old.  The remains were brought here on Friday.

Surviving are several children and a number of grandchildren.  His wife and one daughter, Mrs. Emma Adams, preceded him in death.

Funeral services were held at the Presbyterian church at Minong on Friday
, June 16, Rev. Dickie officiating.  Burial was made in the Minong cemetery.

-Transcribed from the Spooner Advocate, Spooner, Washburn Co., WI, Thursday, 22 June 1939, page 7



Mrs. Bonnie Holloway

Bonnie Atkinson Holloway, 20, was born on October 26, 1941, at Spooner, the daughter of Henry and Ida Jewell Atkinson.  Following a lingering illness of many months, she passed away at Rochester, Minn., Thursday, August 2.

Most of her life was spent in Oregon.  She lived in River Falls for two years and graduated from the local high school in 1959.

On April 22, 1960, she was united in marriage to Henry Holloway at Roseburg, Oregon.  They came to River Falls in March 1962.  In April, Bonnie became a patient at Rochester and was there until her passing.

Mrs. Holloway is survived by her husband, Henry; her mother, Mrs. Ina Atkinson, River Falls; one sister, Margaret, and a brother, John, at home with her mother; and several other relatives.  Her father preceded her in death about a year ago in Oregon.

Funeral services were held from the Segerstrom Funeral Chapel on Saturday, August 4.  Interment was held in Greenwood Cemetery  in River Falls with the Rev. John W. Harris officiating.

-Transcribed from the Spooner Advocate, Spooner, Washburn Co., WI., 09 Aug 1962, page 7


HOLMAN, George

George Holman, 89, of Shell Lake, died Wednesday, May 5, 1993, at Terraceview Living Center, Shell Lake.

He was born October 13, 1903 in Barronett, to John and Mary Holman.  He spent his early life in the South Dewey and Clam River Community.  On June 12, 1936 he was married to the former Bernice Bakker in Shell Lake.  Following their marriage they resided in the Barronett Township and farmed.  In 1983 they moved to Shell Lake.

He was a member of the Clam River School Board, the South Dewey Church, and attended the Lake Park Alliance Church, Shell Lake.

He is survived by his wife, Bernice, three sons, John, Hankinson, N. D., Dale, Superior, Warren, Barronett, two daughters, Della Stariha, Shell Lake, Sharon Avery, Trego, nine grandchildren, three great-grandchIldren, one step-granddaughter.  He was preceded in death by three sisters and brothers.

Funeral services were Monday at the Lake Park Alliance Church, with the Rev. Kirk Petterson officiating.  Burial was in the Clam River Cemetery.  The Pockat Funeral Home, Shell Lake, was in charge of the arrangements.

-Transcribed from the Spooner Advocate, Spooner, Washburn Co., WI, 13 May 1993, page 16



Frank Holmquist, 81, one of the early Bashaw settlers, died on Monday afternoon (26 April 1937)at the home of his son, A. W. Holmquist, after a lingering illness.

He is survived by one son, August, and two daughters, Mrs. B. Hawkinson and Mrs. E. A. Sundeen of Duluth.

Mr. Holmquist came to Shell Lake forty-nine years ago and settled in Bashaw township.

Funeral will be held Thursday, (today) at 2 o'clock at the Swedish Lutheran Church in Shell Lake.  Interment in Shell Lake cemetery.

-Transcribed from the Washburn County Register, Shell Lake, Washburn Co., WI, 29 Apr 1937

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The funeral of Frank J. Holmquist held on Thursday afternoon at the Salem Lutheran church in Shell Lake, Wis., laid to rest in the family lot here, one of this community's earliest pioneers and most highly respected citizens, having lived here for nearly half a century.

Services were conducted by Rev. C. D. Mattson, who paid a fitting tribute to the old settler and fine Christian character.  Mrs. Melvin Swan and Glen Peterson sang three beautiful hymns, with Mrs. Wm. Toftness as accompanist.

Mr. Holmquist was born in Smoland, Sweden, on June 12, 1856 and died on April 26, 1937 at the home of his son, August.  In 1880 he was married to Sara Johnson in Sweden and they came to America in 1885, settling at Shell Lake, Wis., where Mr. Holmquist was employed in the lumber mills.  After a short time here, he acquired a 60-acre tract of land in Bashaw township where the family made their home, and he lived there until about three years ago, when his health and eye sight failed him, he resided at the home of his son, August.

He leaves to mourn his loss two daughters, Mrs. B. Hawkinson and Mrs. E. A. Sundeen, both of Duluth, Minn., and one son, August, of Shell Lake; besides three grandchildren and three great grandchildren.  His wife passed away in 1897; one son and two daughters died in infancy; a daughter, Hilda, died on Oct. 11, 1936.

Mr. Holmquist was a sincere and conscientious man, and held his home and church as the basic foundation of his life.  He was industrious and kind and cared little for worldly pleasures.  He was a charter member of the Salem Lutheran church in Shell Lake.

-Transcribed from the Washburn County Register, Shell Lake, Washburn Co., WI, 06 May 1937


HOWELL, Clinton E.


C. E. Howell, 62, a Spanish-American war veteran and pioneer resident of the town of Chicog, died at his home near Mac Lake at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, death following an illness of some duration.

Deceased resided on a farm in Chicog for many years and was well known among neighbors and friends. His wife preceded him in death several years ago.

Surviving is one son, Charles, who resided with his father on the home place. The funeral will be held Saturday, burial to take place in the Minong Cemetery.

-Transcribed from the Spooner Advocate, Spooner, Washburn Co., WI, 04 Feb 1932, page 1

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Clinton E. Howell, whose death we chronicled in our issue of last week, having occurred at his home in the town of Chicog on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1932, was born at Independence, Iowa, Nov. 26, 1869, being therefore 62 years of age at time of passing. Death was attributed to heart disease.

Deceased spent the early years of his life in Iowa, coming to this county twenty-five years ago and settling on the farm in Chicog, where he resided until death's summons reached him.

Funeral services were held from the Presbyterian church in Minong last Saturday afternoon, conducted by Chaplain Powe of Engwald R. Moe Post of the American Legion of this city. Military honors were accorded deceased at the grave, Howell having been a veteran of the Spanish-American war.

Surviving deceased is one son, Charles Howell, of the town of Chicog. Burial was made in the Minong cemetery.

-Transcribed from the Spooner Advocate, Spooner, Washburn Co., WI, 11 Feb 1932, page 4


HUBIN, Paul Royce

Paul Royce Hubin, 29, former resident of Beaver Brook township, died Wed., August 1, at Chippewa Falls hospital.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday at the Methodist Church, Shell Lake, with the Rev. James Miller officiating.  Burial took place in the Shell Lake cemetery.

Pallbearers were James Perlick, Jerry and Francis Hall, Ray, Emil and Ernest Norton.

Mr. Hubin was born in Gilmanton, Wis., April 19, 1933, the son of Florence and Walter Hubin.  He came to Shell Lake with his parents as a small boy and attended the Beaver Brook school.

Surviving are his parents, four brothers, David, with the Air Force at Dover, Dela.; Peter, Wabena, Wis.; James, at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss.; Daniel, Shell Lake.

-Transcribed from the Spooner Advocate, Spooner, Washburn Co., WI., 09 Aug 1962, page 7


HUDSON, Bertha

Bertha Hudson, 75 Dies In Spooner

Bertha Hudson, 75, a resident of Spooner and former resident of town of Chicog, passed away on Monday, February 6, at the Spooner Nursing Home.

She was born on February 22, 1902 at Long Prairie, Minn. and in November 1920 she was united in marriage to Earl Hudson at Hudson.

She had been a resident of the town of Chicog for 52 years and since 1975 has resided at the Spooner Nursing Home.  Her husband preceded her in death on June 18, 1975.  She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Minong.

She is survived by one nephew, Terry Adams of spooner; one sister, Mrs. Julius (Muriel) Richards of Minong; three brothers, Percy and Hardy Adams of Minong, and Arthur Adams of Seattle, Wash.; and many other nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services are Thursday, February 9, at 2 p.m. at Calvery Lutheran Church in Minong.  Rev. Bruce Harshberger will officate, with burial in Greenwood Cemetery in Minong.  Dahl Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

-Transcribed from the Spooner Advocate, Spooner, Washburn Co., WI, Thursday, 09 Feb 1978, page 8.




Earl (Super) Hudson, age 81, a resident of Minong, passed away on Wednesday at the Spooner Nursing Home.

He was born on August 14, 1893 in Cresco, Iowa and has resided in Minong for the past 52 years until he moved to the Spooner Nursing Home recently.  He was employed as a carpenter most of his life.  He was a member of the Minong American Legion Post No. 465.

He is survived by his wife Bertha, one nephew, Terry Adams of Minong, two sisters; Mrs. Doris West of Palo Cedro, Calif., Mrs. Edith Powers of Cresco, Iowa, two brothers; Arthur Hudson of Hudson, and Leemaon Hudson of Cresco, Iowa.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, 2 p.m. at the Calvary Lutheran Church in Minong.  Burial was in the Minong Cemetery.  Military Rites were accorded at the grave.

American Legion Memorial services were held at 8 p.m. Friday at Dahl Funeral Home.

-Transcribed from the Spooner Advocate, Spooner, Washburn Co., WI, Thursday, 26 Jun 1975, page 6



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