Obit: McErn, Floyd (1896 – 1967)


Surnames: McErn, Laneville, Martin, Tate, Anderson, Lenz, Baenti, Ross

---------Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 30 Nov 1967

McErn, Floyd (14 AUG 1896 – 22? NOV 1967)

Funeral services for Floyd McErn were conducted here Saturday afternoon at the Hoeper and Kraut Funeral Home. The Rev. Thomas Ross of Tomah officiated and burial was made at Riverside Cemetery.

John and Ed Laneville, George Martin, Harold Tate, Emil Anderson and Carl Lenz served as pallbearers.

McErn, 71, a former Withee (Clark Co., Wis.) resident and now of Tomah, was pronounced death at the hospital in Hayward after becoming ill in his deer hunting cabin in Bayfield County during the night. Death was attributed to a heart attack.

Mr. McErn was born at Thompson, Illinois, August 14, 1896, and was married at Owen to Rose Laneville on February 21, 1923. He came to Withee in 1919 and farmed west of the community. Later he operated aa service station at Withee. In 1947 he moved to Tomah, where he had operated an implement business for the past 20 years.

He is survived by his wife and a daughter, Mrs. Lawrence Baenti, residing in Connecticut.



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