would this be your Elmer J. Burris?
March 1, 1965, Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, page 12
Elmer J. Burris
Elmer J. Burris, 86, a resident at Oak Manor since 1961, died unexpectedly at 11:15 a.m., Sunday, as a result of a stroke. He has resided at Marshfield before coming to Oak Manor.
Born at Champaign, Ill., Aug. 13, 1878, he had moved to Marshfield in 1933 and was employed by the city there for some time. He was married in 1903 at Haloc, Min., to Miss Cora Poore, who died in 1957.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Jesse Moore, Milwaukee; four sons, Al of Oshkosh, Mark of Baraboo, Jerry of Whitty, and Howard of Rockford, Ill.; several nieces and nephews.
Directors at Poklasny Funeral Home said the remains will be taken to Marshfield for 2 p.m. services Wednesday. burial will be in Marshfield.