Obit: Putman, Clara (1880 - 1956)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Putman, Bangle, Fitzmaurice,
McSchooler, Hunter, Bohl, Lamb, Noode, Riley
----Source: Clark County Press
(Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) December 6, 1956
Putman, Clara (27 August 1880 - 27
Funeral services were conducted Friday
afternoon from the Humbird Methodist Church for Mr. Clara Putman,
76, who died November 27 at the home of her daughter in Omro.
She formerly lived in Humbird.
Burial was made in the Mentor
Cemetery. The Rev. Noode of Elo, and the Rev. A. Riley,
pastor of the Humbird church, officiated.
Mrs. Putman was born August 27, 1880, the
daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bangle of Fairchild. She
received her education in the Humbird schools. Following her
marriage to Ernest Putman they farmed in the Humbird community and
later operated the Humbird Hotel. Her husband preceded her in
death in 1927.
She continued to operate the hotel until
1930, when she went to make her home with her children. The past
year she had been living with her daughter at Omro. She had
been in poor health for the past year, and the Thursday prior to
her death she had a stroke.
She is survived by the following children: Mrs. Lewis (Helen) Fitzmaurice, Humbird; Mrs. O. G. (Marie) McSchooler, Omro; Ernest Putman, Dillon, Mont.; I. V. Putman, Janesville; Joe Putman, Humbird; Mrs. George (Margaret) Hunter, Pickett, Wis.; Mrs. Glen (Dorothy) Bohl, Reedsburg; John Putman, Berlin; Mrs. Clara Lamb of Janesville. Twenty-four grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren also survive.
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