|Birth: ||Jun. 4, 1866|
|Death: ||Apr. 19, 1945|
Obituary - Clara (Parks) Neal
Mrs. Clara Neal Died April 19, Buried Sunday
Mrs. Clara Park Neal, who has made Sauk Centre her home since childhood, passed away Thursday, April 19, at the age of 78 Years, 10 months and 15 days
Mrs. Neal was born at St. Cloud on June 4, 1866. She came to Sauk Centre with her parents when a small child and made her home here until her death. On May 16, 1883, she was united in marriage to James Wescott Neal and to this happy union ten children were born. The husband and two sons Sidney Earl, and Dell Roy preceded her in death.
Surviving children are: Howard and Bert of Benton, Washington, Virgil of Portland, Oregon; Ben of Cathage, Indiana; Harry of Sauk Centre; Mrs F. H. Walker and Ruth Neal of Sauk Centre; and Mrs. J. F. Cooley of Emerald, Wisconsin. Other surviving relatives are twenty five grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren and host of friends.
Funeral services were held in Sauk Centre at the home of Harry Neal at two o'clock Sunday afternoon, April 22. Burial was made in the family lot in Greenwood cemetery Margaret Whitson and Miss June Gray sang several beautiful hymns.
Pallbearers were Andrew Besser, Olaf Peterson, Richard Weber, Allan Meigs, Joe Ingersoll and Albert Kind.
Out of town relatives at the last rites were Mrs. Annie Koche, Mr. And Mrs. Phil Koche, Ben DeGreef all of Big Stone City, SD. Mr. and Mrs. Phil DeGreef of Wilmont, SD; Bert and Teddy Click of Upsala, Minn., Mrs. J. F. Cooley of Emerald, Wis.
Sauk Centre Herald
26 April 1945
Isaac Parks (1820 - 1894)
Marget Jane Martin Parks (1826 - 1897)
James Wescott Neal (1859 - 1928)
Lila Belle Neal Walker (1894 - 1954)*
Benjamin Franklin Neal (1904 - 1963)*
William J. Parks (1846 - 1926)*
Joseph H. Parks (1852 - 1935)*
Clara Parks Neal (1866 - 1945)
Created by: William Adams Kemp
Record added: Apr 28, 2009
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