Herman (1890 - 1954)
Surnames: EWERT VANDERSTOEP KEITH FLINK LOUGHEAD MEWS SALTER CARLSON PIAB WEIX MILLER DALLMAN OLSON ATCHERSON BINNING JOHNSON UNDERWOOD SCHJEBERT STRONG ABEL HELMKE STROHMAN LYNN PETERSON KLEIN RUSSEL
----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) 10/23/1954
Ewert, Herman (11 Oct. 1890 - 21 Oct. 1954)
Unity, Wis. - Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Lulloff Funeral Home, Colby, for Herman F. Ewert, 64, a town of Brighton resident for 35 years, who was found dead by a hunter Thursday afternoon.
The coroner who investigated the death of Mr. Ewert, who for the past 10 years made his home at his cottage north of Tripoli on Pier Lake, estimated he had been dead about an hour when found. Death resulted from a heart attack suffered while sawing wood.
The Rev. Claude Vander Stoep of Trinity Lutheran Church will be in charge of the funeral services after which internment will take place in the Unity cemetery.
Mr. Ewert, who never married, was born in Clark county Oct. 11, 1890, and farmed in the town of Brighton for 35 years. A veteran of World War I, he was a member of the American Legion.
Survivors include a brother, Charles, Unity; a sister, Mrs. Hulda Keith, Dayton, Ohio; a half-sister, Mrs. Alma Flink, Unity; and a half-brother, Oscar Ewert, Marshfield.
----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) 10/26/1954
Unity, Wis. - Funeral services for Herman F. Ewert, 64, who died Thursday afternoon, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Lulloff Funeral Home of Colby. The Rev. Claude Vander Stoep, pastor of the Trinity Lutheran Church, officiated. Burial took place in the Unity cemetery.
Pallbearers were Fred Loughead, Ed Mews, Stewart Salter, Gust Carlson, Rudy Piab and Alvin Weix, all members of the local American Legion Post.
Mrs. George Miller, Sr., Mrs. Corwin Dallman and Sharon Olson sang "In the Sweet Bye and Bye" and "Lead Kindly Light." Mrs. J. A. Olson was the pianist.
Military rites were conducted at the graveside. Otto Atcherson was color bearer and Ray Binning and John W. Johnson were the guards. The Colby Veterans of Foreign Wars composed the firing squad.
Out of town persons who attended the rites were Mrs. Hulda Keith, Mrs. Lester Underwood, Wilbur Schjebert, Ewert Keith and Eugene Strong, Dayton, Ohio; Mr. and Mrs. William Abel and Mr. and Mrs. Otto Helmke, Park Falls; Otto Helmke, Mr. and Mrs. George Strohman, and Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Ewert, Marshfield; Edwin Ewert and Mrs. Irene Lynn, Wausau; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ewert, Dorchester; Mr. and Mrs. John P. Peterson, Neillsville; Mr. and Mrs. Louis Klein, Spencer; Mrs. Otto Russel and son of Loyal; and many relatives and friends from Colby and the surrounding area.
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