Obit: Wilsmann, Harry F. (1862 - 1946)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Wilsmann, Schmidt, Westphal, Streubel, Johannes

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) May 2, 1946

Wilsmann, Harry F. (22 October 1862 - 26 April, 1946)

Harry F. Wilsmann, 83, former owner of the Merchants Hotel, Neillsville, has been interred at Two Rivers, Wis. He died at his home there April 26, (1946).

Mr. Wilsmann came to Neillsville in 1921, purchased the Merchants Hotel and operated it until he sold it in 1928. He then moved to Two Rivers. He returned to Neillsville later, again operating the hotel until about a year ago. Since then he has lived at Two Rivers.

Harry F. Wilsmann was born October 22, 1862, at Crisline, O., to Mr. and Mrs. Carl Wilsmann. He received his education, and spent most of his life in Manitowoc County. On April 17, 1894, he was married at Mishicot, Wis., to Elizabeth Schmidt, who survives. They were the parents of seven children.

Besides his wife he is survived by three daughters: Mrs. Margaret Westphal, Mrs. Esther Streubel and Mrs. Alma Johannes, all of Two Rivers; two sons, August, Two Rivers, and William, Neillsville. There are 17 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Two sons, Louis and Henry, preceded him in death.



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