Obit: Harper, Turon H. (1892 –1966)


Surnames: Harper, Tompkins, Senseth, Herrick, Moln, Hegg, Bohn, Pagel

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 26 May 1966

Harper, Turon H. (12 DEC 1892 – 14 MAY 1966)

Turon H. Harper, age 74, of rural route 2, Eau Claire, Wis., died May 14, 1966 at Racine, Wis., while visiting his children there. He was born Dec. 12, 1892 at Richland Center, Wis., and has been a resident of Eau Claire for 36 years. Mr. Harper came to Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.) in 1902. He teamed and farmed west of Eau Claire. He was a member of the Salvation Army.

Services were held for him at the Salvation Army Hall Wednesday evening, with Captain Leilon Ball officiating, and burial was in Lake View Cemetery.

His is survived by two sons, Turon A. Harper Jr., and James Harper, both of Racine, Wis., and his five daughters, Mrs. Ellen Tompkins of Aberdeen, S.D., Mrs. Dorothy Senseth of Minneapolis, Minn., Mrs. Rosena Herrick of Milwaukee, Wis., Mrs. Ethel Moln of Beloit, Wis., and Mrs. Clara Hegg of Racine, Wis. He had two sisters, Mrs. Walter Bohn and Mrs. Lewis J. Pagel of Thorp, and nineteen grandchildren. His wife preceded him in death in 1964.

"No one hears the door that opens,
When they pass beyond our call.
Soft as loosened leaves or roses,
One by one our loved ones fall."
By Mrs. Walter Bohn and Mrs. Lewis Pagel



© Every submission is protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.


Show your appreciation of this freely provided information by not copying it to any other site without our permission.


Become a Clark County History Buff


Report Broken Links

A site created and maintained by the Clark County History Buffs
and supported by your generous donations.


Webmasters: Leon Konieczny, Tanya Paschke,

Janet & Stan Schwarze, James W. Sternitzky,

Crystal Wendt & Al Wessel