Obit: Putnam, Hugh Raymond
(1917 - 1969)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Surnames: Putnam, Thomas, Rewolinski, Helmer, Sweet
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 8/21/1969
Putnam, Hugh Raymond (22 January 1917 - 19 August 1969)
Hugh Raymond Putnam, 52, of Mequon, died Tuesday at 4:20 a.m. in Neillsville.
He was born January 22, 1917, in Homer, Mich., to Guy and Julia (Thomas) Putnam. He was educated in Milwaukee, where he entered the service and was a member of the United States Army Signal Corps during World War II.
He was married to Gertrude Rewolinski on July 21. 1945 in Milwaukee, and lived there and in Mequon. He worked for Sprague of Wisconsin Electric Company at Grafton.
The Putnams had purchased property in the Town of Levis recently, where they were making plans to retire. They were spending their vacation here.
Mr. Putnam is survived by his wife, Gertrude; five children, Hugh R., Jr., Thomas, Mary, Jane and Ann, all at home; two sisters, Mrs. Edith Helmer of Ypsilanti, Mich., and Mrs. Harvey (Dorothy) Sweet of Bronson, Mich.; three brothers, Warren of Albion, Mich., Roy of Grand Rapids, Mich., and Lloyd of Homer, Mich.
The body was taken to the Densow Funeral Home in Thiensville, and funeral services will be held there from St. James Catholic Church. Burial will be made in the Resurrection Cemetery. The Georgas Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements here.
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