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Wisconsin Gold Star List – Door County

Army Ahlswede, Walter, 19, Brussels; pvt 121mgbn; Badricourt, Fismes, Tardenois ; dw Oct 12, ’18. Anderson, G. D., 33, Sturgeon Bay; pvt 128inf; Alsace, 2Marne, Soissons; dw Aug 29,’18. Bennett, William L., 30, Sturgeon Bay; sgt 2engnrs ; dw Nov 11, ’18. Bowman, Edward W., 27, Detroit Harbor; pvt 343inf; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 5, ’18. Bridenhagen, Arthur, 21, Sturgeon Bay; pvt 28inf; kia May 29,’18. Corbisier, Andrew, 20, Brussels; pvt 128inf ; Alsace, Champagne, Montfaucon; kia Oct 14, ’18. Cunningham, Walter, 30, Sturgeon Bay; pvt 121mgbn; Hagenbach, Badricourt, Chateau Thierry, Valpriez Farm, Juvigny, TernySorny, Verdun; dw Oct 11, ’18. Dier, Walter E., 26, Sturgeon Bay; pvt 1cl 354inf; Verdun; kia Nov 1, ’18. Duwe, William, 34, Sturgeon Bay; pvt 1cl 28inf; Montdidier- Noyon, Aisne-Marne, defsec; dw Jy 23, ’18. Eatough, Emery, 23, Baileys Harbor; sgt 1cl 128inf; Alsace, Chateau Thierry; dd (pneu) Sept 16,’18. Erickson, Harry, 28, Sturgeon Bay; pvt 28inf ; Cantigny, Soissons; kia Jy 18, ’18. Erskine, Lester Dewey, 19, Jacksonport; pvt hqco 121fa; overseas; dd (mening) Apr 30, ’18. Felhofer, Henry, 23, Jacksonport; pvt 128inf; Alsace, 2Marne, Soissons, Champagne; kia Oct 11,’18. Gislason, Charles, 28, Sturgeon Bay; sgt 128inf; Alsace, 2Marne, Soissons, Champagne; kia Oct 6,’18. Goetz, George W., 21, Forestville; pvt 345inf; U. S.; dd (pneu) Dee 20, ’17. Graf, Fred Ernest, 28, Jacksonport; pvt 56inf; overseas; d (accident) Feb 8, ’19. Holtdorp, Henry, 24, Sawyer; pvt MD rplrrartyregt; overseas; dd (pneu) Sept 24,’18. Jenkins, Melvin L., 21, Jacksonport; core 121mgbn; Hagenbach, Badricourt, Chateau Thierry, Fismes, Valpriez Farm, Juvigny, Terny-Sorny; dw Sept 1,’18. Jindra, Joseph, 23, Sawyer; corp 38inf ; kia Jy 21, ’18....

Carter, Rita – Obituary

Elgin, Oregon Formerly of Elgin Rita Carter 80, of Kooskia, Idaho, and formerly of Elgin, died Oct. 20 at her nephew’s home in Boise. Cremation Society of Idaho is in charge of arrangements. La Grande Observer – October 21, 2009 ___________________________________ Rita Ann H.S. Carter Formerly of Elgin 1929-2009 Rita Ann Heald Seiler Carter, 80, formerly of Kooskia, Idaho, and Elgin, died Oct. 20 at her nephew’s home in Boise, Idaho. Services will be held at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Kamiah, Idaho, on Nov. 7. Time of service is pending. Cremation Society of Idaho is in charge of arrangements. Rita was born May 12, 1929, to Charles Heald and Grace Belle Dagneau Heald in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. After her parents’ death, she was adopted at age 5 by her sister, Arvilla. Henry and Arvilla Seiler raised Rita in Baily’s Harbor, Wis., where she attended school and graduated from Gibraltar High School. After graduation, she moved to West Yellowstone, Mont., to work for her uncle and aunt, Minor and Louise Dagneau, at their motel. It was about this time that she met Neil Stanley Carter at a local dance. They soon fell in love and were married at Our Lady of the Pines Catholic Church in West Yellowstone. Rita and Neil were the first couple to be married at that church. Their son, Thomas Minor Carter, entered their life in 1961. They worked in logging operations in Montana and later were self-employed in several logging businesses in Montana and Oregon. They also owned several small businesses in Clyde Park, Mont., and Kooskia. Family was always a big part of...

Olin, John Turner – Obituary

At the residence of his son, C. F. [Charles Forrest] Olin, in the town of Washington, on Dec. 1, 1900, occurred the death of John Turner Olin at the age of 63 years, 10 months and 2 days. The deceased had suffered for some months from a complication of disease, an apoplectic stroke being the immediate cause of his demise. Mr. Olin was born in Delaware County, N.Y., and was the eldest son of George and Mary (Turner) Olin. At the age of nine years he removed with his parents to Iowa and four years later to Wisconsin, settling near Madison, Dane County. Thence to Marquette County in 1851, locating on what was then known as the Menomnee Indian Reservation at that time unsettled and unsurveyed. In 1855 they came to Eau Claire, then Chippewa County, where he has since resided. April 20, 1860 he was united in marriage with Elvira E. Holsted [Halstead], also a native of N. Y. Of the five children born to them, two daughters, Mrs. L. Ellis of Craft, Chippewa County and Mrs. W. Fraser of the town of Washington, and two sons, Chas. F. and John Boyd Olin of the same place, mourn with their widowed mother, the loss of a loving husband and kind father. A brother S. M. Olin is the only surviving member of their generation. Funeral services were held at the home on Tuesday afternoon, conducted by Rev. F. W. Cooksley and W. A. McKillop, after which the remains were interred in Pleasant Grove Cemetery. A large concourse assembled to render their last tribute of affection and respect to...

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