Obit: Holt, Albert W. (1905 - 1976)

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Surnames: HOLT OLSON

----Source: Clark County Press 4/ /1976


Albert W. Holt

Funeral Services will be at 1:30 PM Monday at United Methodist Church, Neillsville, for Albert W. Holt, 71, 1101 Hewett St., who died at Memorial Hospital at 6:15 AM Friday.

The Rev. William Noble will officiate and burial will take place in Neillsville Cemetery.

Friends may call at Georgas-Gesche Funeral Home from 3-9 PM Sunday and until noon Monday, when the body will be taken to the church.
Masonic services will be at 7:30 PM Sunday at the funeral home.

Albert W. Holt was born April 11, 1905, in the Town of Weston and attended Forman School. He worked as a milk hauler for a few years and then was employed for 32 years by American Stores Dairy. He also had been employed for eight years by Mashfield Homes, retiring in 1972. Death followed a lingering illness.

Mr. Holt was a member of United Methodist Church the Neillsville Masonic Lodge No. 163, Free and Accepted Masons, of which he was a past master Chapter No. 66 Royal Arch Masons, and was past high priest Commandery No. 36, Knights scholar, and was past commander, area council No. 39, Royal and Select rulers of Marshfield, of which he was past thrice illustrious master. (The obituary I was using was unreadable for a couple of lines at this point)

He was married June 19, 1929 at Neillsville to Fern Olson, who survives him.

Other Survivors include five daughters Mrs. Louis (Barbara) Henchen, Neillsville Mrs. Jerry (Mary Ellen) Johnson, Neillsville Mrs. Robert (Shirley) Zager, Sauk Rapids, Minn. Mrs. Eddie (Nancy) Tresemer, Neillsville and Mrs. William (Kathryn) Kent, Winona, Minn. a son, William O. Holt, Rice Lake, and 17 grandchildren.

Two brothers preceded him in death.



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