Obit: Harrington, Ellsworth A. (1910 - 1963)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Harrington, Beldon, Butler, Johnson, Seelow, Strader, Oliver, Decker, Christie, Morgan, Miles, Cleveland, Mayenschien, Morrison, Meiser, Johnston, Burnell, Hall, Seif, Olson, Buza, Faulknor, Collins, McHone, Kile, Reinecke, Andruszkiewicz, Britz, Simonian, Connell, Erickson, Baumbach, Leland, Brown, Piel, Balleitt, Walker, Rockwood, Thiede, Coyle, Quicker, Huebner, Gideo, Wright, Schneider, Morgan, Oliver, Peterson, Voss, Cesafsky, Bush, May, Gault, Drescher, Koehler


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) February 28, 1963


Harrington, Ellsworth A. (1 May 1910 - 26 February 1963)


Ellsworth A. Harrington, 52, of Milwaukee, a former resident of Neillsville, was killed Tuesday in a collision of two semi-trailers on Highway I-94, east of Hudson.


Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. from the Georgas Funeral Home in Neillsville, and burial will be made in the Butlerville Cemetery.  The Rev. W.C. Koehler of the United Church of Christ will officiate.


Mr. Harrington was born May 1, 1910, in Eau Claire, the son of D. and Anna (Beldon) Harrington. The family moved to Milwaukee, where he received his education.


Following his marriage to Lucy Butler on November 9, 1932, in Clark County, he did carpenter work in Augusta.  He had been a driver for the Advance Express since 1939.  In 1945, the Harrington family moved to Neillsville and built the home now owned by the Gary Corey family.  They moved to Milwaukee in 1956.


He is survived by his wife and three children: Richard of Milwaukee, Mrs. Morris (Jean) Johnson of Milwaukee, and Mrs. William (Karen) Seelow of Albuquerque, N. M.


He is also survived by his mother, Mrs. Etta Strader of Augusta, and the following sisters and brothers: Mrs. Geraldine Oliver, El Monte, Cal.,; Mrs. Arlin (Martha) Decker, Curtiss; Mrs. Ernest (Minnie) Christie, Crystal Lake, Ill.; Mrs. William (Cora) Morgan, El Monte, Cal.; Mrs. Everett (Agnes) Miles, and Mrs. Clifford (Joyce) Cleveland both of Honolulu, Hawaii and James Harrington of Augusta.  Four grandchildren, also survive.


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) March 7, 1963


Funeral services were held Friday afternoon from the Georgas Funeral Home for Ellsworth A. Harrington, 52, of Milwaukee, formerly of Neillsville, who was killed February 26, in an accident involving two semi-trailers near Hudson.  The Rev. W. C. Koehler of the United Church of Christ officiated and burial was made in the Butlerville Cemetery near Thorp.


Pallbearers were Maurice May, Jerome Buza, Wayne Bush, Eugene Thiede, Franklin Gault and Arthur Drescher.  Flowers were carried by Mrs. May, Mrs. Kenneth Seelow, Mrs. Jerome Buza and Mrs. Wayne Bush.


People from Milwaukee attending the service were: Mrs. Harrington, Mr. and Richard Harrington and family, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Decker, Mr. and Mrs. Leland Mayenschien, Mr. and Mrs. Arlyn Decker, Sr., Mrs. Burt Morrison, Willard Meiser, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Johnston, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Decker and Kenneth Decker; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Seelow, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Bush and Mr. and Mrs. Maurice May.


Others included: Mr. and Mrs. William Seelow and Mr. and Mrs. Morris Johnson of Cudahy; Mabel Burnell of Sandpoint, Ida.; James E. Christie of McHenry, Ill.; Jack and Minnie Christie of Crystal Lake, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Arlyn Decker, Jr. of Curtiss; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Hall and Judy, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Seif, Mr. and Mrs. Gaines Hall and Mrs. Elaine Olson, all of Wisconsin Rapids;  Mr. and Mrs. James J. Buza of Plover, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Harrington, and Mr. and Mrs. Guy Faulknor of Chetek; Mrs. Agnes Miles of Honolulu, Hawaii.


From Thorp were: Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Mayenschien, Mrs. Georgia Collins, Mr. and Mrs. Jess McHone, Mrs. Alma Kile, Clarence Butler, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Reinecke, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Andruszkiewicz and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Morrison.


From Waukegan Ill., were: Mr. and Mrs. Leo Britz, Mr. and Mrs. Mannie Simonian and son.


Mr. and Mrs. William Connell, Jerry B. Connell, Mr. and Mrs. Al Reineke, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Faulknor and Becky Erickson, of Eau Claire; Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Hall, Mr. and Mrs. Marlyn Hall, Lyle Hall, Chicago, Ill.; Mrs. Alex Baumbach, Judy Baumbach, Mr. and Mrs. Art Erickson and Mrs. Paul Leland of Fall Creek; Mr. and Mrs. James Brown, Jerry Piel, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Brown, Mrs. Etta Strader and Mr. and Mrs. Perry Balleitt of Augusta; Mr. and Mrs. Durwald Walker, Fairchild, and Harold Rockwood of Stevens Point.


Others attending were: Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Thiede, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Coyle, Mr. and Mrs. Blitz Quicker, of Granton; Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Huebner of Anoka, Minn.; Fran F. Gideo, and Robert Wright of Minneapolis, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Ben Schneider of St. Paul, Minn.; Cora Morgan and Geraldine Oliver of El Monte, Cal.; Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Peterson, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Voss, and Mr. and Mrs. James Cesafsky of Greenwood.



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