Obit:

Greene, Clarence (1882 - 1976)

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GREENE SHOEMAKER GOEHRING

----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner 04/21/1976


CLARENCE GREENE SERVICES HELD AT LOYAL


Former Greenwood, Clark County resident Clarence R. Greene, 93, died at the Memorial Home at Neillsville on April 19, 1976. He had been a resident the last three years.


Clarence Ralph Greene was born on Nov. 13, 1882, in Columbus, Ohio. At age 18 the family moved to Greenwood, Wis., where they farmed. He then took employment on a steamboat on the Columbia River at Wenatchee, Wash., after which he returned to Greenwood and worked for C. C. Hoehne Hardware Co. for 21 years, then went into the plumbing and heating business himself until moving back to Ohio. Later he returned to Wisconsin and worked for McGonigal Hardware in Loyal and Sears, Roebuck in Marshfield until retirement.


Mr. Greene was married to the former Belva Shoemaker in June 1905 in Thorp.


Survivors include Mrs. Douglas (Beatrice) Goehring, Buchanan, Mich. and a son, Orville, of Loyal and four grandchildren, plus five great-grandchildren. His wife and two daughters preceded him in death.


The body will lie in state at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 21 and services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 22, with Rev. Gene Carlson officiating. Rinka Funeral Home is in charge.

 

 


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