Wednesday, December 12, 1990

Obituary: Allan Argue

Allan Argue, 51, Ex-Teacher, Dies

Allan S. Argue, 51, of 3902 Fern Ct., former head of the mathematics department at Central High School, died Tuesday (Dec. 10, 1968) in a hospital.

Mr. Argue was born in Belleville. He received a bachelor of arts degree in 1939 and a mater's degree in 1940 from the University of Wisconsin.

From 1942 to 1946 Mr. Argue taught high school in Antigo. He then taught mathematics and science at Madison Central High School until 1963. Mr. Argue was the head of the mathematics department at Central High School.

He was a member of the Bethany United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife, the former Carol Nelson; two daughters, Susan and Cheryl, both at home; and two sisters, Mrs. Ann Snyder, 1814 Cameron Dr.; and Mrs. Roleah Nelson, 2306 Gilbert Rd.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday in the church. Friends may call after 4 p.m. today at the Frautschi Funeral Home, 3610 Speedway Rd.

Burial will be in Montrose Cemetery. Memorials may be made to neurological research at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals.

Note: The above is from the Wednesday, December 12, 1968 Obituary Section of the Wisconsin State Journal. At this time, obituaries were still news stories, written by newspaper staff, not families. The obituary was accompanied by a photo -- at that time the sign of an important or newsworthy person, not a commonplace occurrence. Unfortunately, there was an error in the photo caption. Mr. Argue's first name was spelled "Allen." The correct spelling is "Allan."

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