Thursday, November 27, 2008

Obituary: Clifford J. Kinder - Class of 1936

Clifford Kinder

Clifford J. Kinder, 51, of 1117 Drake St. was dead on arrival Tuesday (Feb. 24, 1970) at a Madison hospital after becoming ill at home.

Mr. Kinder was employed at the Liquor Store, 1313 Northport Dr.

He was born in Boscobel and lived in Madison since 1923. He was a World War II veteran.

Surviving are his wife, the former Shirley Stickle; three daughters, Mrs. Reginald Schwoch, Gurnee, Ill.; Mrs. Michael DuBois, 1713 Loftsgordon Ave.; and Mrs. James Clifcorn, 1854 Spaight St.

Two sons, Jerome, Eglin Air Forced Base, Fla. and James, at home; his mother, Mrs. Anson Kinder, 1117 Drake St; a brother, Chester, 900 Schultz PL; and four grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements are pending at the Joyce Funeral Home, 540 W. Washington, Ave.

Note: The above was originally published in the Obituary Section of the Wisconsin State Journal on March 20, 1970. At this time, obituaries were still "news stories," written by newspaper staff, not families.

Clifford Kinder's class year is based on a list of Madison Central High School graduates published in the Wisconsin State Journal on June 7, 1936.

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