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 Eugene Ross Wood

Eugene Ross Wood

Birth
Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
Death 11 Dec 1973 (aged 52)
Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
Burial West Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
Plot Garden of Memories
Memorial ID 101243233 · View Source
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Eugene Ross Wood, 53, of West Lafayette, died at 9:45 AM Tuesday [Dec. 11, 1973] in St. Elizabeth Hospital, where he had been a patient since Dec. 6, following six months of failing health. A native of Lafayette, he graduated from West Lafayette High School and attended Purdue University. In 1942, he married Clara Evelyn Braaksma at Goodland, IN; she survives.

Mr. Wood worked for many years for the Producers Marketing Association throughout Indiana, and since 1965 had been employed as an inspector for the Indiana Department of Weights and Measures. He was a member of the National Scalesman Association, and the Masonic Order and Order of Eastern Star at Winchester.

Surviving with his wife are two daughters, Jean (Mrs. David) Lavine of Columbus, OH, and Patricia (Mrs. RIck) Chastain of West Lafayette; a son, Ted Wood of Racine, WI; his mother, Mrs. Leona Marie Wood of Bakersfield, CA; a brother, Hubert Wood of Bakersfield; two sisters, Doris (Mrs. Charles) Hanks of Las Vegas, NV, and Beverly (Mrs. John) Oberle of Lafayette; and five grandchildren.
--Lafayette Journal & Courier - Wed 12/12/1973, page 4


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  • Created by: Vonda J Dowell
  • Added: 24 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101243233
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eugene Ross Wood (5 Apr 1921–11 Dec 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101243233, citing Tippecanoe Memory Gardens, West Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Vonda J Dowell (contributor 46922561) .