Obit: Allen, Wallace (1926 - 1931)
Contact: Crystal Wendt
Surnames: Allen, Schoengarth, Beilfuss, White, Stille, Dorn, Miller, Dorschner
----Source: Neillsville Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 11 June 1931
Allen, Wallace (30 April 1926 - 4 June 1931)
Wallace Allen, little son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Allen, of Oshkosh, died at 3:30 p.m. June 4, at Mercy Hospital in that city. The little lad had been injured in an accident just a week previous, but it has not seemed serious. Mastoid infection set in however and he was taken to the hospital, where an operation was performed, but of no avail.
Wallace Allen, son of Martin and Leona Miller Allen, was born April 30, 1926, and had just passed his fifth year. He was a bright and lovable little boy and a favorite with all who knew him.
The body was brought to Neillsville for burial, the funeral being held at the home of his uncle, Willard Allen on Saturday afternoon, Rev. Paul White officiating.
Mrs. O. W. Schoengarth and Mrs. Walter Beilfuss sang several selections.
Those from away who attended the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Irving Stille and family, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Dorn and daughter Marian, Mr. and Mrs. John Miller, the boy’s grandparents, Mrs. Marie Dorschner and a sister of Mrs. Allen; all of Oshkosh; another sister of Mrs. Allen from Chicago and Miss Charlotte Allen of Milwaukee.
Beside relatives named, there is a left a little brother, Darrell, aged 7, the grandmother, Mrs. Alvina Allen, uncles, aunts and other relatives who mourn the death of this little boy. All the relatives wish to express their appreciation of the many expressions of sympathy, the floral offerings, the singers, pall bearers and Rev. Paul White for this words of consolation.
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