MT Rosebud - Ed Woods Obit

From the Adams County Times,
(Adams, Adams, Wisconsin)
March 13, 1969, Page 1

A newspaper man of an era past came to the end of life's long trail January 17, when Jack McCAUSLAND died at the age of 86.  He had been a resident of the nursing home in Forsyth, Montana for about four years and a patient in the Rosebud Community Hospital the past month.

Jack McCausland was born in Adams County, Wisconsin, September 18, 1882, a son of Samuel and Emma Adams McCausland.  As a young man he went to what is now Rosebud County, Montana as a railroad section laborer for the Northern Pacific.

Returning to Wisconsin he married Sybil TRUMBULL at Quincy in April 1905.  They took up a homestead in North Dakota where he farmed and broke horses to harness.  Having learned  the fundamentals of the printing trade in his school years, he became a publisher.  He was associated with newspapers at Bentley, North Dakota; Ingomar, Sumatra, Vananda Rosebud, Ashland, Hysham and Forsyth, Montana; also papers in Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico.

Five children were born to the McCauslands, but only two, Hazel LUMMIS of Berkeley, California and Donald of Forsyth, survive.  Mrs. McCausland died in 1065.

Forsyth Times Journal
August 4, 1910

"Death of Ed Woods"

The community was shocked last week to learn of the sudden death of Ed Woods, who has a large family and many friends in this vicinity.  He had been in poor health for some time and had contemplated a trip to his old home in Colorado, hoping that a change of climate and the old scenes would help restore him.

His death occurred last Friday and the obsequies were held Sunday afternoon at the Methodist Church.  The kindly Rev. Otho Wise delivered the sermon, while music was furnished by the church choir.

Many friends followed the bier to its last resting place.  Edward E. Woods was born in Parker County, Texas on September 23, 1868.  In early childhood he moved to La Junta, Colorado, where he was married to Miss Lizzie Anderson in 1891.  He came to Forsyth in 1904, and has been a respected and popular ranchman ever since.

A host of friends sympathize with the bereaved family in the loss of a kind father and husband.

Submitted by Robert Bruce Wood, grandson of Edward E. Wood

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