Obit: Stump, George M. (1882 - 1960)


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Surnames: Stump, Faivre, Anderson, Goldamer, Holtzhausen, Merwin, Voelker, Weideman, Harding, French, Smith, Wolcott


----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 09/29/1960


Stump, George M. (6 Sept. 1882 - 25 Sept. 1960)


Funeral services for George M. Stump, 78, who died Sunday morning after a long illness, were held Tuesday afternoon at the Polnaszek Funeral Home. The Rev. L. F. Faivre officiated at the rites held at 2 o’clock. Mrs. Faivre was the pianist.


Internment was made in the family lot at Evergreen cemetery, Medford.


Pallbearers were Gerhard Anderson, Al Goldamer, Al Holtzhausen, Ben Merwin, Barney Voelker and Henry Weideman.


Mr. Stump was born Sept. 6, 1882, in Pittsburgh, Pa. Before coming to Abbotsford in the early 1920’s, he was employed as a cook in logging camps in the Medford area and also served as a cook in the national guards.


He and the former Edith Harding were married at Rib Lake July 15, 1903.


Mr. and Mrs. Stump operated a chicken farm near Abbotsford for a number of years and late a small grocery store. Due to ill health, they sold the store and made their home in the village.


Mrs. Stump died Sept. 12, 1956, and a few months later, Mr. Stump became a resident of the Havenet Nursing Home at Owen.


He is survived by one son, Le Roy, and three grand daughters, of Monterey, Calif.; and two sisters, Mrs. Jay French of Rhinelander and Mrs. Mattie Smith of Washington.


Besides his wife, two sons, Floyd and Robert, and a daughter, Bernice, preceded him in death.


Among the relatives from away who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Jay French and Mr. and Mrs. Dudley French of Rhinelander and Mr. and Mrs. Homer Wolcott of Wisconsin Rapids.



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