Obit: Milton, Rose C. (1891 - 1959)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon



Surnames: Milton, Pollnow, Engstrom, Rahn, Kasper, Svetlik, Yankee, Solie, Johnson, Warlum, Dux, Allen, Carl, Wasserburger, Hantke, Christopherson, Zille, West, Mitte, Schlicht, Skanser, Lefstad, Fritz, Switzenberg, Grabe, Fradenburg, Lindloff


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) June 4, 1959


Milton, Rose C. (18 March 1891 - 28 May 1959)


Mrs. Rose C. Milton, 68, of Neillsville, died following a heart attack at her home at 4:45 p.m. May 28.  Funeral services were held Monday from St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Norman Lindloff officiating.  Burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery.  The Georgas Funeral Home was in charge of funeral arrangements.


Mrs. Milton, the former Rose Pollnow, was born March 18, 1891, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Pollnow. She was educated in Pine Valley, and was married in Neillsville on March 1,1912.  She lived on a farm in Pine Valley until moving to Neillsville, in 1941.  She was a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church.


She is survived by four daughters: Mrs. Sture (Lucille) Engstrom, Geneva, Ill.; Mrs. Henry (Virginia) Rahn, Neillsville; Mrs. Ed (Delores) Kasper, Itasca, Ill.; and Mrs. Charles (Gloria) Svetlik, Ann Arbor, Mich.  Two sisters, Mrs. Arnold (Ruth) Yankee, Neillsville, and Mrs. Susie Solie, Eau Claire, and three brothers: Fred, Ed, and Walter Pollnow, all of Neillsville, also survive as well as 11 grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by two sons, Lewis in 1944, and Raymond in 1957, and by three sisters, Emma, Mrs. Hans Johnson, Eau Claire, Alvina, Mrs. Peter Warlum and Ella Pollnow of Neillsville; and by two brothers.


Pallbearers were: Fritz Dux, Ed Allen, Gust Carl, Henry Wasserburger, Tony Hantke and Oscar Christopherson.  Mrs. Earl Zille, Mrs. Tony Hantke and Mrs. James West carried flowers.


Robert Mitte, accompanied by Mrs. Robert Schlicht, sang "Abide With Me" and "Asleep in Jesus".


Those coming from out of town included: Mr. and Mrs. Sture Engstrom, Geneva, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Ed Kasper and family, Itasca, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Svetlik and family, Ann Arbor, Mich.; Mrs. Susie Solie, Dewayne Solie, Verla Skanser, and Mrs. Ruth Lefstad, Eau Claire; Mr. and Mrs. Arlie Fritz, Chicago, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Switzenberg, Barron; Mr. and Mrs. James L. Rahn, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. kenneth Grabe Neenah; Mr. and Mrs. Archie Fradenburg, Humbird.



Bio: Milton, James R. (1890 - 1984)


----Source: Federal Census Records, Wisconsin Birth & Death Indexes, Social Security Death Index, Clark Co., Wis. Marriage Records, Neillsville Cemetery Records, Warlum Family Photo Album

Wisconsin Birth Index, 1820-1907

James R Milton
Event Type:
Birth Date: 15 Sep 1890
Location: Washburn, Wisconsin
Record # 003781


1900 Federal Census
George Millton Head Male 41 Wisconsin
Ella Millton Wife Female 35 Wisconsin
John L Millton Son Male 13 Wisconsin
George H Millton Son Male 11 Wisconsin
James R Millton Son Male 10 Wisconsin
Thornton B Millton Son Male 7 Wisconsin
Lottie Austin Boarder Female 15 Wisconsin


1930 Federal Census
Leslie Milton Head Male 42 Wisconsin
Margaret Milton Wife Female 36 Wisconsin
Janice Milton Son Female 4 Wisconsin
George Milton Father Male 73 Wisconsin


1930 Federal Census
James R Milton Head Male 39 (1891) Wisconsin, General Farming
Rose Milton Wife Female 39 Wisconsin
Raymond Milton Son Male 17 Wisconsin, Farm Hand
Lucile Milton Daughter Female 15 Wisconsin
Virginia Milton Daughter Female 13 Wisconsin


United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
James Raymond Milton
Event Type:
Draft Registration Date: 1917-1918
Location: Clark, Wisconsin, United States
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 15 Sep 1890
Birthplace: Spooner, Wisconsin, United States


James Milton and Rose Pollnow were married at the Congregational Parsonage March 7, 1912, by Rev. H.A. Risser.


                Jim & Rose (Pollnow) Milton Family

Seated: James & Rose (Pollnow) Milton

Standing, L>R: Lucille, Deloros, Rayond, Louis, Virginia & Gloria


*Photo contributed by Michael Warlum


Obit: Milton, James Raymond (15 Sep 1890 - 18 Aug 1984)


Wisconsin Death Index, 1959-1997

James Raymond Milton
Event Type:
Death Date: 18 Aug 1984
Location: Clark, Wisconsin
Residence: Clark, Wisconsin
Certificate #018829


James Raymond Milton
James Milton

United States Social Security Death Index

James Milton
Age: 94
Birth Date: 15 Sep 1890
State: Wisconsin
Last Place of Residence: Clark, Wisconsin
Previous Residence Postal Code: 54456
Death Date: Aug 1984

Neillsville Cemetery Record



Milton, Rose B. M-49



  James Raymond Milton


Carl & Christian (Loerch) Pollnow


Milton, James Raymond S-17 15 Sep 1890 18 Aug 1984    Rose C. Pollnow


George & Luella (Paulus) Milton




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