William (1899 - 1946)
Surnames: SCHOOLMAN KOLSTAD OLSON
----Sources: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark Co. Wis.) 05/17/1946
Schoolman, William (2 Dec. 1899 - 11 May 1946)
Takes Own Life
William Schoolman, Town of Sherman, who had been in ill health for the past week, shot and killed himself with a 22 rifle in an upstairs roof of the Schoolman home at 4:20 Saturday morning, May 11.
John Schoolman, his brother, who was asleep when he heard the shot, sprang up in time to see the body fall through the doorway into the bedroom of two other brothers.
He resided at the farm home near Spencer with his mother, Mrs. Rose Schoolman, four brothers, John, Albert, George and Carl and a sister Minnie.
Funeral services were held at 1:30 Monday afternoon from the Swarthout Funeral Home and at 2 o’clock at the West Spencer Church with Rev. J. A. Olson of Trinity Lutheran church, Unity, officiating.
Mr. Schoolman was born December 2, 1899 at Maquoketa, Iowa and had lived on the farm in the Town of Sherman for the past 27 years.
Surviving besides his mother, brothers and sister at home are another brother, Lincoln, of Unity and two other sisters, Mrs. Alvin (Marie) Kolstad, Arpin and Mrs. Herbert (Rose) ?gellberg of Spencer. His father passed away May 13, 1936.
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