Obit: Simerson, Milton (1895 – 1973)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Simerson, Dix, Wilde, Fritsche, Sterzinger, Westerlund

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 19 Apr 1973

Simerson, Milton (7 Mar 1895 – 11 Apr 1973)

Milton Simerson, 73, Colby, died Wednesday evening, April 11, 1973, at his home of an apparent heart attack.

Funeral services were held Saturday, April 24 at 1:30 p.m. at Lulloff Funeral Home, Colby. The Rev. Kenneth A. Dix officiated, with burial in the Medford Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Gene Wilde, Robert Wilde, Leroy Fritsche, George, Tony and Sylvester Sterzinger.

Mr. Simerson was born at Medford on March 7, 1895, and married Eith Westerlund on December 31, 1941.

He was an auto mechanic at Detroit, Los Angeles, and Phillips; operated a tavern at Phillips, and worked in Chicago, where he resided for 26 years. He retired and came to Colby in 1969.

He was a member of the Phillips Legion and served overseas during World War I.

Survivors include his wife and a brother, Glendon, Tomah.

Three brothers and a sister preceded him in death.



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