Obit: Wurthmann, John (1861 - 1937)



----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 03/11/1937

Wurthmann, John (30 Jan. 1861 - 6 Mar. 1937)

Walter Wurthmann received word of his father’s death which occurred after a few hour’s illness in Daytona Beach, Florida, March 6th, at the age of 76.

John Wurthmann was born in Bremen, Germany Jan. 30, 1861. He came to Chicago in 1881, and made his home there until 1900, when the family moved to a farm six miles east of Colby. In 1920, the farm was sold to the son, Walter, and from that time on, they made their home in Daytona Beach, Florida.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. John Wurthmann, a daughter, Mrs. Sam Harrison of Daytona Beach, and son, Walter, of Colby, Wis., three grand children, Ervin, Helen and Lillian Wurthmann. The funeral services were held at Daytona Beach on Monday, March 8th.



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