Obit: Allmann, Lillie (1889 - 1958)
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Surnames: Allmann, Draeger, Knutson, Morgan, Nelson, Cosgrove, Watson, Goeltz, Cross, Nelsen, Clark, Hess, Stimm, Brunn, Becker, Mauer, Schmidt

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 05/22/1958

Allmann, Lillie (1 May 1889 - 18 May 1958)

Mrs. Charles Allmann died unexpectedly Sunday morning at the age of 69 years, a heart attack being the cause of her death. She performed her usual duties as cook at the Colby Graded School Friday and did her shopping Saturday, and apparently was in good health. Her sudden death was a shock to her children here and all who knew her. Funeral services were held at the Methodist church Wednesday afternoon, Dr. Roger Knutson officiating, and internment was made in the Evergreen cemetery at Medford.

Mrs. Allmann, the former Lillie Draeger, was born on May 1, 1889, in North Platte, Neb., and married Charles Allmann on October 27, 1907, in Medford. After their marriage, they came to Colby where her husband operated a barber shop. He died in 1943. She was a member of the V.F.W. auxiliary and an active member of the Methodist church.

Surviving are five sons and three daughters, Lawrence and Edward of Colby, Lloyd of Stevens Point, Charles of Libertyville, Ill., Gerald of Wauconda, Ill., Mrs. Morris (Hazel) Morgan of Fond du Lac, Mrs. Thorwald (Loretta) Nelson of Marshfield and Mrs. Merle (Winona) Cosgrove of Mebourne, Iowa; two brothers, Paul Draeger of Colby and Lloyd Draeger of Milwaukee; two sisters, Mrs. May Watson of Genoa City and Mrs. Grace Allmann of Medford; 24 grand children and four great grand children.

Mrs. Allmann had a wide circle of friends in Colby and vicinity who will always remember her for her kindly and friendly ways and a person, who, at all times, endeavored to perform her duties honestly and well.

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 05/29/1958

Funeral services for Mrs. Lillie Allmann, age 69, were held Wednesday afternoon, May 21, at the Colby Methodist church with Dr. Roger Knutson officiating. Burial was made in the Medford cemetery. Mrs. J. F. Cross and Mrs. Frank Goeltz, Jr., sang "Beyond the Sunset" and "Goodnight and Goodmorning" accompanied by C. A. Nelsen at the organ. Pall bearers were Fred Allmann, Harold Allmann, Paul Allmann, Harry Allmann, Elmore Allmann and Kenneth Cosgrove.

Out-of-town people here for the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Allmann and family and Leslie Clark of Stevens Point, Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Morgan and family of Fond du Lac, Mr. and Mrs. Thorvald Nelson and family of Marshfield, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Allmann of Wauconda, Ill., Charles Allmann, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hess of Libertyville, Ill., Mr. and Mrs. Merle Cosgrove and son, Kenneth, of Melbourne, Iowa, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Watson of Genoa City, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Allmann of Milwaukee, Harold Allmann of West Allis, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Allmann, Mrs. Grace Allmann, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Allmann, Reuben Stimm, Mrs. Clara Brunn, Mrs. Emma Allmann of Medford, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Draeger of Brookfield, Rev. and Mrs. Edwin Becker of Oshkosh, Mr. and Mrs. Elmore Allmann of Phillips, Miss Donna Allmann of Wausau, Mrs. Galen Mauer of Balsam Lake, Mrs. Bert Schmidt of Hales Corners.

 

 


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