Wisconsin State Journal Friday Nov. 17, 1922
William Mason was born in Verona, WI. March 4, 1984 and died there Nov. 17, 1922. The deceased was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Victor H. Mason and with the exception of his time in Army service, spent all his life at Verona. On March 30, 1921, he was united in marriage to Irene Gordon.
He is survived by his wife, his parents, two sisters Mrs. Elmer E. Packard of Medina, NY; Mrs. S.S. Gordon of Verona; two brothers, Jack Mason, a farmer in Verona; and George Mason, a university student.
His war service included foreign duty of several months with the 33rd Division, 105th Engineers, Company C. He at first was with the British at Amines and was later transferred to the American forces, taking part in the Ardennes drive.
In all he spent nearly six months in actual fighting being gassed while in service.
He died of tuberculosis which developed after his return home.
The funeral will be held in Verona Saturday morning at 9:30 at the house and 10:00 at St. Andrew's church. Interment will be in Calvary cemetery, Madison.