William J. Kingston, 68, prominent
Mountain resident for many years, passed away, midnight Monday, at Madison,
for three months ,he had been seriously ill with meningitis.
Mr. Kingston, who was born in
Gillett, July 6, 1878, spent all his life in the county, 'and for the past
46 years had been a
resident of Mountain. He was married to Lulu Blue, Hortonville, on Sept. 7, 1907. Mrs. Kingston preceded him in death 18
For many years, Mr. Kingston
had been active as a lumber cruiser and scaler. He served as county surveyor,
in addition to his
work as assessor in the town of Armstrong.
Survivors include four daughters:
Mrs. Marion Dieck, and Mrs. Albert Slang, Suring; Mrs. Harvey Bartz and
Kingston, Mountain; three grandchildren; three sisters: Mrs. Kate Conard, Suring; Mrs. Henry Lewis, Carney, Ill., Mrs.
Emmett Ramsdell, Clintonville, and three brothers. Henry, Marinette; Walter, Mountain, and Richard, Gillett.
Funeral services were conducted
by the Rev. Robert Broetzman at the home at Mountain on Thursday afternoon;
were: Bert Piepenburg, Henry Stohr Axel Olson, Otto Clover, John McAllen and Fred Gripentrog. Burial was at Dale, Wis
Contributor's note: The Kingston Family Bible lists William Kingston's death as Sept. 14, 1936. jg.