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*  ANITA JUDY WOMACK,    March 29, 1937 - Jan. 13, 2004 

Anita Judy Womack, 66, a resident of Churubusco, died at 2:15 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004 at the Masonic Home in Springfield, Ohio, following a lengthy illness.

Born on March 29, 1937 in Hardy, W. Va., she was a daughter of John B. and Inez (West) Womack and moved to a farm in Allen County with her parents in 1946. She graduated from Huntertown High School in 1955 and spent all of her adult life in Churubusco.

Employed for 38 years at NIPSCO in Fort Wayne, she retired as a clerk there in 1993. During her employment she had been active in United Steel Workers of America Local 13796.

She was a member of Churubusco Order of the Eastern Star 136 and served for many years on the board of directors for the Churubusco Park and Churubusco Turtle Days.

Surviving relatives include a sister, Florence Nunchuck of Waukegan, Ill.; four brothers, James W. "Woody" (Freda) Womack, and John (Donna) Womack, both of Melbourne, Fla.; Jay D. (Glenda) Womack of Cedarville, Ohio and Tom (Judy) Womack, of Englewood, Ohio; several nieces and nephews and several great-nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Jenny Brookhart and two brothers, Chester Ray "Jack" Womack and Leo Womack.

The funeral service is at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco, with the Rev. Timothy Grable of Sugar Grove Church of God officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. The Churubusco Order of Eastern Star 136 will conduct a memorial service at 8 p.m. Interment is at the family plot at Eel River Cemetery, south of Churubusco.

For those who wish, memorials may be direct to Churubusco Turtle Days.

*  BRETT CHARLES WOMACK,    Feb. 11, 1961 – Jul. 5, 2005   

Womack, Brett C. PORT TOWNSEND,
WASH. /HIGHLAND - Brett C. Womack, age 44, of Port Townsend, Wash., formerly of Highland, died on July 5, 2005, in Washington. Brett was born on Feb. 11, 1961, in Grand Forks, N.D., and was adopted by Clarence and Anastasia (Brey) Womack. He attended school in Highland. Brett worked in construction and loved the outdoors. Brett is survived by, his parents, Clarence and Anastasia Womack of Highland; two sons, Kai Tanner of West Hurley, N.Y., and Gavin Womack of Quilcene, Wash.; a brother, Bruce (Linda) Womack of Highland; a sister, Mary (Glen) Spurgeon of Highland; a birth sister, Tina (Tom) Kitchenmaster of Wausaukee; a birth brother, Peter; as well as many other family and friends. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 22, 2005, at EAST SIDE CEMETERY, Dodgeville, Father Kenneth J. Frisch will officiate. The McGuire-Peterson-Houck Funeral Home, Dodgeville, is serving the family.

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*  CLARENCE W. WOMACK,    May 31, 1922 – Sep. 25, 2011 

Clarence W. Womack, age 89, of Highland, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011, at V.A. Hospital in Madison following a brief illness.

Clarence was born on May 31, 1922, in Eden Township to John and Blanche (Reger) Womack. He married Mildred Aide of Linden on Nov. 21, 1941, at Kahoka, Mo. Clarence was a World War II Veteran being inducted into the military on Oct. 9, 1942, where he served with the 9th Armored Division of the 60th Combat Infantry Battalion. On Dec. 18, 1944, he was injured in Belgium during combat in the Battle of the Bulge. Sergeant Clarence Womack was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge, the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, and Campaign Ribbons with Two Stars for France and Luxembourg. He spent from Dec. 19, 1944 until Dec. 24, 1947, in an Army Hospital recuperating from his injuries.

On Jan. 15, 1947, his wife died during childbirth. He married the former Anastasia Brey on June 4, 1952, at St. Raphael Parsonage in Madison. Clarence started farming in Highland in March 1948 and through hard work and determination, he received the Family of the Year Award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farmers Home Administration in 1962. Anastasia preceded him in death on May 14, 2007. He married Aurelia Montelongo on April 4, 2009, in McAllen, Texas. Clarence was a member of the Disabled American Veterans of Mineral Point; The Linden American Legion and the Highland Veterans of Foreign Wars where he was Commander in 1960 - 1961 and 1990. He was also a member of Ss. Anthony and Philip Parish. Clarence enjoyed dancing, telling stories and collecting cars, especially his King Midget. His greatest joy came from time spent with family and friends.

He was also preceded in death by his parents; a son, Brett Womack; an infant sister, Elaine Womack; an infant brother, Eugene Womack; three brothers-in-law, Herman Brey, Julius Riek and Ray Wilkinson; and two sisters-in-law, Lucille Brey and Mildred Brey.

Clarence is survived by his wife, Aurelia Womack of Highland; a son, Bruce (Linda) Womack of Highland; a daughter, Mary (Glen) Spurgeon of Highland; seven grandchildren, Dionne (Jody) Womack, Denise (Kevin) Rochon, Dana Womack, Darci Womack, James (Abbey) Spurgeon, Kai Tanner and Gavin Womack; six great-grandchildren, Kaylee, Zach and Shane Rochon, and Andrew, Aiden and Adelyn Spurgeon; two brothers, Lawrence (Marge) Womack of Verona, and David Womack of Rockford, Ill.; two sisters, Dorothy Wilkinson of Linden, and Lois (Loren) Yearous of Madison; a brother-in-law, John Brey of Reedsburg; a sister-in-law, Marian Riek of Sauk City; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, at Ss. ANTHONY and PHILIP CATHOLIC CHURCH in Highland with Father Kenneth J. Frisch officiating. Burial will be in East Side Cemetery in Dodgeville with Full Military Honors. Visitation and Story Telling will be held at the church on Thursday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on Friday after 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity or your choice.

*   DELLA A. WOMACK nee JOHNSON,    Jan. 13, 1941 – Dec. 30, 2008

Della A. Womack, age 67 of Belmont died Tuesday, December 30, 2008 at the Finley Hospital in Dubuque. She was born on January 13, 1941, the daughter of Harvey and Edith (Diders) Johnson in Cuba City, WI.

Della married Joseph H. Womack on June 24, 1961 at the Lutheran Church of Peace in Platteville. She was a life long member of the Lutheran Church of Peace. Della liked to listen to music and especially enjoyed her grandchildren.

Della is survived by her husband, Joe, Belmont; her daughter, Karen (Brent) Schroeder, Platteville; three grandchildren: Trent, Megan and McKenzie; her sister, Velma (Merle) Curtis, Cuba City; a sister-in-law, Jan Johnson, Fayette; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Donald Johnson.

*  JOHN WILLIAM WOMACK,     Feb. 13, 1870 - Dec. 20, 1941 

John William Womack, age  at death 71 yrs, 10 months, 4 days after a lingering illness, He had 11 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren, He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and one brother.

The memorial service was held Saturday, December 20, 1941 at the home of his brother, Charles Womack on Broadway. The services were conducted by Rev. Robert F. Merritt of Spring Green, Wisconsin.

Buried at Greenwood cemetery in Dodgeville, Wisconsin.

Source:  Roger Womack,     MLWomack@aol.com

*   JOSEPH HENRY WOMACK,    Nov. 15, 1933 – Jan. 3, 2012 

BELMONT, Wis. -- Joseph H. Womack, 78, of Belmont, died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, at his home.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, at Lutheran Church of Peace, Platteville, with Pastor Jeffrey Pederson officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Greenwood Cemetery, Platteville. Friends may call after 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Martin Schwartz Funeral Home, Platteville, is in charge of arrangements.
He was born on Nov. 15, 1933, in Platteville, son of Guerdon and Berneice (Manual) Womack. He married Della A. Johnson on June 24, 1961, at Lutheran Church of Peace in Platteville; she preceded him in death in 2008.
Joe worked at Thermolyne in Dubuque until his retirement.
He had a strong personal faith and was a member of Lutheran Church of Peace.
Joe loved being a grandfather, and he enjoyed the time he spent with his grandchildren.
Surviving are his daughter, Karen Womack, of Platteville; three grandchildren, Trent, Megan and McKenzie Schroeder; nieces and nephews; and other loving relatives and friends.
He also was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Helen Jones and Dorothy Creasy; and several infant brothers and sisters.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald - January 5, 2012

*   LAVINA ELIZABETH. FARNUM nee WOMACK,    Dec. 15, 1924 – Feb. 8, 2009

PLATTEVILLE, Wis. -- Lavina E. Farnum, 84, of Platteville, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009, at Southwest Health Center Hospital, Platteville.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at Melby-Bendorf Funeral Home, 1245 N. Water St., Platteville. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery, Platteville. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, at Melby-Bendorf Funeral Home, Platteville.

She was born on Dec. 15, 1924, in Harrison Township, Grant County, daughter of Bert and Mary (Jenamann) Womack. She married Floyd Farnum on March 11, 1944, in Platteville; he preceded her in death on March 22, 1996.

Surviving are five children, Mary Cook, Barb (Ron, "Cowboy") Cook and Hannah Rewey, all of Platteville, Deb (Mike) Skolaski, of Beaver Dam, and Laverne (Sue) Farnum, of Janesville; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Margaret Tansey, of Platteville.

She also was preceded in death by a son, Melvin, on June 10, 2007; three sons-in-law, Edward McKillip, Dariel Cook and Jeffrey Rewey; three sisters; and a brother.

*   MARIA A. “MARY” WOMACK nee JENAMANN,   Oct. 1882 – Nov. 27, 1941

Platteville, Wis-Special:  Mrs. Bert Womack, 59, died at her home here at 9:30 o’clock Thursday night following a lingering illness.
The body is at the Riter-Haudenshield Funeral Home from where the funeral will be held at 8:20 o’clock Monday morning to St. Mary’s Church at 9:00 o’clock. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery.
Mrs. Womack was born here in 1882 where she spent her entire life.  She was a member of St. Mary’s Church.
Surviving are her Husband: five daughters, Mrs. Florence Belken of Benton,  Mrs. Soloman Bausman of Colfer, Colo.,  and Mrs. Margaret Pansy, Lucille, and Lavinda, all of Platteville; one son,  Wilbert, also of Platteville;  two brothers, Henry and Leo Jenamann, both of Platteville; and three grandchildren.

*  WILLIAM HENRY WOMACK,    Jan. 2, 1815 – Jun. 19, 1890   

This is an obit for William Henry WOMACK: June 20, 1890 Grant Co.,Wisconsin News Paper


At the home of his son William, in the town of Platteville, Wisconsin , Friday June 20th. William WOMACK Sr..aged 76 years. The deceased was born in Virginia and had lived in the region of Platteville for 46 years. thice sons and six daughters are living. the funeral; services accured at the house on Saturday, conducted by Rev H.W. Carter.

Submitted by Jackie Perry,      email:  pearre@comcast.com

Note: 2nd great grand uncle of compiler. Brother of Larkin A. Womack  RGW

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