Obit: Frome, Hugo (1881 - 1952)

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Surnames: Frome, Hoffmann, Tesmer, Steinwand, Stock, Katte, Jungerberg, Murray, Olson, Murphy, Nysted, Schroeder, Anderson

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 12/18/1952

Frome, Hugo (16 Jan. 1881 - 11 Dec. 1952)

Hugo Frome, a well-known and respected citizen of Colby, died at his home in Colby last Thursday morning at the age of 71 years. He had been ailing since last March and suffered a stroke last week Wednesday evening. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon in the Zion Lutheran church, Rev. O. Hoffmann officiating, and internment was made in the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery. Woodrow Tesmer sang "Beautiful Savior" and "Jesus, Lover of My Soul." Pall bearers were Junior Tesmer, Herbert Steinwand, Ed. L. Frome, Sr., Willard Frome, Theodore Frome and Wesley Frome.

Mr. Frome was born on January 16, 1881, in Johnsonville, Sheboygan county, and came to Colby when a young man and lived here since. On November 10, 1910, he married Emma Stock. They lived on a farm in the town of Hull until 1920 when they moved to the city of Colby where Mr. Frome was a bulk oil distributor until 1945 when he retired.

Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Mrs. J. H. (Helen) Katte of Sheboygan; a son, Milford of Colby; four grand children; two sisters, Mrs. Ambrose (Meta) Steinwand and Mrs. John (Ida) Tesmer of Colby; one brother, Louis Frome, of Colby, Wis.

Out of town people here for the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Walt Jungerberg and Marjorie Murray of Eau Claire, Mr. and Mrs. Jac Katte and children, Dennis, Judy, and Jimmy, of Sheboygan, Gene Olson of Dorchester, Mrs. George Murphy of Curtiss, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Stock, Mr. and Mrs. Julius Nysted and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Schroeder of Loyal, Mr. and Mrs. Willard Frome of Marshfield, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Stock and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Anderson of Abbotsford, Wis.

The deceased was a faithful member of Zion Lutheran church and always lived up to the teachings of his church. Being of a friendly and kindly disposition, he will be missed by a host of friends as well as by his family and relatives.



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