Obit: Counsell, Thomas (1867 - 1903)
Transcriber: Stan


----Source: CLARK COUNTY REPUBLICAN & PRESS (Neillsville, Wis.) 10/15/1903

Counsell, Thomas (21 JUN 18 - 9 OCT 1903)

As noted in our Pleasant Ridge items, Thomas Counsell died suddenly at his home in the town of Grant, Clark County, Friday Oct. 8, 1903, from paralysis. His health had not been good for some time past. On Thursday he undertook to drive some cattle out of the field and overexerted himself. He was about 45 years of age and a much respected citizen. He leaves a wife and four small children.

The funeral was held Sunday, Rev. G.W. Campbell officiating.

(Follow on in 10/22/1903 R & P) Thomas Peter Counsell who died suddenly at his home in the town of Grant, Oct. 9, 1903, was born at Mapleton, Wis., June 21, 1867. He was married about 12 years ago to Mary J. Walker who, with their 3 boys and 1 girl, survive him. He leaves also to mourn his death 3 brothers and 6 sisters. His father and mother are deceased. About four years ago Mr. Counsell and family came to this county and bought a farm in the town of Grant. He was held in high esteem by all who knew him and the entire community sympathizes with his wife and family so suddenly bereft. Deceased was stricken with paralysis while in the field on Thursday, Oct. 8. Medical aid was summoned, but of no avail. His health had not been good for some time previous.

The relatives from away who attended the funeral were Miss Hannah Counsell, Miss Stella Mortimer, Miss Sarah Counsell, Miss Nettie Counsell, Mrs. Fred Hatch, Miss Edith Counsell and Edward Counsell, all of Oconomowoc; Mr. and Mrs. John Walker, Mrs. Counsell's parents; Albert Counsell of Minneapolis, Mr. and Mrs. James Ringrose and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Ducksbury of Alma Center and Miss Belle Counsell from Hartland. The funeral was held Sunday Oct. 11, Rev. G.W. Campbell officiating. Mrs. Counsell wishes to thank the friends and neighbors for their sympathy and kindness in her time of bereavement.



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