William Ferdinand Fredrick (1875 - 1942)
Surnames: Dummer, Hoffmann, Miller, Dix, Franz, Schwantes, Baum, Roohr, Nuerenberger, Diedrich, Peterman, Lorfeldt, Mundt, Krueger, Schure, Skibbe, Kramelier
----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 11/05/1942
Dummer, William Ferdinand Fredrick (23 May 1875 - 31 Oct. 1942)
William Dummer died at his home in Colby, Wis., Saturday morning at 9:30 o’clock at the age of 67 years. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock at the Lulloff Funeral Home and at 2:00 o’clock at the Zion Ev. Lutheran church in Colby, Rev. O. Hoffmann officiating, and internment was made in the Colby cemetery. Pall bearers were Ernest Miller, Oscar Dix, Gust Franz, W. F. Schwantes, R. E. Baum and Fred Roohr. Those in charge of the flowers were Louise Nuerenberger, Erna Nuerenberger, Katherine Nuerenberger and Doraine Diedrich.
William Ferdinand Fredrick Dummer was born on May 23, 1875, in Pommeran Germany, and came to the United States at the age of 14 years. He was married to Miss Emma Peterman in 1912. She died in November, 1928. On February 17, 1929, he married Mrs. Emelia Lorfeldt in Ripon. Since then they made their home in Colby, Wis. Three months ago he became ill with a mastoid infection and suffered a paralytic stroke last Thursday.
Surviving relatives are his widow and three step-children - Mrs. Carl Mundt and Fred Diedrich of Colby, Wis., and Mrs. Rudolph Nuerenberger of Stetsonville.
Out of town people here for the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Herman Dummer and son, Ned, of Rockford, Ill., Mrs. August Krueger and Mrs. Olga Schure of Ripon, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Diedrich of Oshkosh, Mr. and Mrs. Hans Nuerenberger of Merrill, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Nuerenberger, Rudolph Nuerenberger, Reynold Nuerenberger, John Nuerenberger, Herbert Nuerenberger, Mr. and Mrs. Will Skibbe and Mr. and Mrs. Herman Kramelier, all of Stetsonville.
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