William (1852 - 1932)
Surnames: EWERT HOFFMANN BENZMAN LIEPERT LEPPERT
----Sources: COLBY PHONOGRAPH (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 28 Apr 1932
Ewert, William (29 Feb. 1852 - 22 Apr. 1932)
William Ewert of Unity, formerly of Colby, died Friday night from an attack of pneumonia. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in the Unity Methodist church, Rev. O. Hoffmann of Colby, Wisconsin officiating, and internment was made in the Unity cemetery.
The deceased was born in Berlin, Germany, Feb. 29th, 1852, thus reaching the age of eighty years. He was married to Christina Benzman in Germany and they came to the United States in 1881. She died in 1897, and, in 1899, he was married to Mrs. Emilia Liepert. He is survived by four sons, four daughters, and six step children.
*** Note: The original article listed the surname Liepert with the incorrect spelling of Leppert.
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