Oldham Family History

OLDHAM, Ray Twin

Male 1918 - 2011  (92 years)


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  • Name OLDHAM, Ray Twin 
    Nickname Twin 
    Born 3 Dec 1918  Clark County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Feb 2011  Neillsville, Levi Twp., Clark County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried 17 Feb 2011  Neillsville City Cemetery, Neillsville, Clark County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • ---Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, WI) 02/16/2011


      Oldham, Ray (3 DEC 1918 - 14 FEB 2011)

      NEILLSVILLE -- Ray Oldham, 92, of Neillsville, the last living member of the William and Emma Oldham family, died Monday, Feb. 14, 2011, at the Neillsville Care and Rehabilitation Center in Neillsville.

      Ray Oldham was born Dec. 3, 1918, on the family farm in the town of Pine Valley, the son of William Aaron and Emma Caroline (Boll) Oldham. He was united in marriage June 22, 1939, in Neillsville to Dorothy Mae Boon. Ray farmed and also worked for Boon Construction. He and Dorothy also owned and operated Ray & Dorothy's Bar in downtown Neillsville during the 1970s. After retiring, he worked with Bertie Schultz doing roof repair.

      Ray lived on the family farm his entire life before moving to the nursing home seven years ago. He loved his flower gardens, hunting and traveling.

      He is survived by three daughters, Erdine Payne, Mary Ann (Robert) Langreck and Linda (Larry) Polzin, all of Neillsville; five sons, Gale Oldham of Rockway Beach, Mo., Jack Oldham of Black River Falls, Dennis (Linda) Oldham of Neillsville, Eugene (Julia) Oldham of Bonifay, Fla., and LeRoy (Vicki) Oldham of Neillsville; 35 grandchildren, 64 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren.

      He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Dorothy Mae, in 1998; a son, James Robert Oldham, in 2001; four brothers, William, LaFayette, Charles and twin brother, Joe; two sisters, Gennevieve Kalsow and Daisy Rodman; three half-sisters, Gertie Borgen, Viola Williams and Jessie Bloomer; and a half-brother, Guy Oldham.

      A memorial service for Ray will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011, at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville. Pastor Douglas Bjerke will officiate. Interment will be in the Neillsville City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Gesche Funeral Home.

      Online condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com.

      The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Ray's family with funeral arrangements.

    Person ID I34688  oldham
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2014 

    Father OLDHAM, William Aaron,   b. 9 Sep 1865, Sidney , Clark County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1945, Neillsville, Levi Twp., Clark County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother BOLL, Emma Caroline,   b. 28 Dec 1877, Hamburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1964, Neillsville, Levi Twp., Clark County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Family ID F12899  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family BOON, Dorothy May,   b. 13 Apr 1921, Weston Township, Clark County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1998, Marshfield, Wood County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 22 Jun 1939  Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. OLDHAM, Dennis
     2. OLDHAM, Gale
     3. OLDHAM, Jack
     4. OLDHAM, Leroy Lynn Twin
     5. OLDHAM, Linda Lou Twin
     6. OLDHAM, Mary Ann
     7. OLDHAM, Eugene
     8. OLDHAM, Erdine
     9. OLDHAM, James Robert,   b. 18 Mar 1943, Neillsville City Cemetery, Neillsville, Clark County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 2001, Bonifay, Holmes County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2014 
    Family ID F12928  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Dec 1918 - Clark County, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Jun 1939 - Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Feb 2011 - Neillsville, Levi Twp., Clark County, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 17 Feb 2011 - Neillsville City Cemetery, Neillsville, Clark County, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2474] Clark County Republican & Press, (Neillsville, Clark County, Wisconsin. 03/06/1913).

    2. [S2784] Headstone.

    3. [S1680] Cemetery Records.