Obit: Mason, Etta (1878 - 1953)



----Sources: Marathon Co. Register (Unity, Clark County, Wis.) 10/16/1953

Mason, Etta (27 Apr. 1878 - 11 Oct. 1953)

Mrs. Arthur Mason, 75, of Marshfield, died Sunday morning at 7:30 a.m. in the Bethel Convalescent home. Mrs. Mason has been ill since May and her death was caused by a stroke.

Etta Cook was born April 27, 1878 at Gravesville and was married to Arthur Mason June 25, 1902 at Unity. She moved to Unity with her parents as a small child and lived here until 1923, then lived in Marshfield until 1929, in West Allis until 1949, and then lived with her son, Walter, at Menomonee Falls until April 1952, when they moved back to Marshfield. She received her education in Unity and belonged to the Rebecka Lodge of West Allis.

The body reposed at the Rembs Funeral Home, Marshfield, until Wednesday when it was taken to the Unity Methodist Church to repose from noon until 1:30 when services were conducted by Rev. Schall. Burial was made in the Unity cemetery.

Surviving are her husband, three sons, Glen and Melvin, Thiensville; Walter, North Prairie; two daughters, Mrs. Joe (Leta) Niehaus, Marshfield; and Mrs. Robert (Mildred), Minear, Coolidge, Ariz.; three brothers, George and Walter Cook, Unity; and Raymond Cook, Marathon; two sisters, Mabel Cook, Chicago; and Mrs. Andrew Tollefson, Solon Springs. There are 11 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were a son, two brothers and a sister.



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