Obit: Hollman, Alvin (1869 - 1946)
Surnames: Hollman, Beschta, Frinak, Jakel, Allar, Frane, Ohlinger, Rankel, Pfaff, Richter, Hansel, Hern
----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 12/19/1946
Hollman, Alvin (20 Aug. 1869 - 12 Dec. 1946)
Alvin Hoffman, a well-known farmer of the town of Colby, Wisconsin, died at the Marshfield, Wisconsin Hospital, where he had been a patient for a few days, Thursday morning at 10 o’clock at the age of 77 years. The body had been lying in state at the Lulloff Funeral Home until Monday morning when funeral services were held at St. Mary’s Catholic church, Rev. N. B. Beschta reading the requiem high mass. Internment was made in the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery. Pall bearers were John Frinak, Louis Jakel, Geo. Allar, Matt Allar, Al Frane, and Arnold Ohlinger. Flower girls were Lillyan and Hildegarde Rankel and Mildred and Myra Pfaff.
Mr. Hollman was born in Austria on August 20, 1869, and immigrated to the United States at the age of 13. He lived on a farm with his parents near Stetsonville, Taylor County, and was married to Hedwig Richter. They lived for a few years in the state of Maryland and then moved onto a farm in the town of Colby, Wisconsin. Mrs. Hollman died on March 6th, 1936.
Surviving are three sons, Richard, at home, and Frank and Rudy at Milwaukee; one sister, Mrs. Bernard Pfaff of Stetsonville, and nine grand children.
Out of town people here for the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hollman and family and Rudy Hollman and family of Milwaukee, Joe and Ernest Hansel of Two Rivers, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hern of Stratford, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Pfaff of Stetsonville and Myra and Mildred Pfaff of Medford.
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