Obit: Herrmann, Oscar (1888 - 1947)
Surnames: Herrmann, Leonhardt, Beyerl, Dins, Stock, Whitney, Brehm, Wessel, Horn, Ebert, Zillmann, Pipcorn, Schmidt, Awe, Ruprich
----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 06/05/1947
Herrmann, Oscar (26 Apr. 1888 - 26 May 1947)
Funeral services for Oscar Herrmann, whose death occurred May 26, were held Saturday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock at the First Evangelical and Reformed church at Colby, with the Rev. Robert Leonhardt officiating. During the services Eugene Herrmann, a nephew of the deceased, of Milwaukee, sang "The Old Rugged Cross." The church choir sang "Abide With Me," and "Rock of Ages."
Internment was made in the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery besides his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gustav Herrmann, and brothers, William and Alfred.
Pallbearers were Frank Beyerl, Otto Dins, Peter Beyerl, Edward Stock, Claude Whitney and Alvin Brehm.
Nieces were in charge of the floral offerings. They were Mrs. Alphonse Herrmann, Curtiss, Mrs. Adolph Wessel and Mrs. Harold Horn, Greenwood; Lois Ebert, Loyal; Mrs. Donald Zillman and Miss Evelyn Herrmann, Eau Claire; Mrs. Gaylord Pipcorn and Mrs. Vernon Schmidt, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Those from a distance who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Zillmann, Colby; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Schmidt and son, Alfred, of Milan; Mrs. Hermina Herrmann and Mrs. Elsie Herrmann and two sons, Richard and Glenn, Colby; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Herrmann and son, James, Eugene Herrmann, Mr. and Mrs. Gaylord Pipcorn, and Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Schmidt and daughter, Jana, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ebert and daughters, Lois, Nan Jean and Karen.
Mr. Herrmann was born April 26, 1888, and was married to Bertha Ebert Dec. 18, 1918, in Colby, Wis. He was a lifelong member of the Evangelical church in Colby and at one time served on the church council.
He served as a town supervisor and was treasurer of the school board for 18 years. He was secretary fo the Colby Cooperative Cheese factory for 19 years and served as a director of the Harmony Co-op and Home Mutual Insurance company, Colby, Wis.
During the past year he spent some time in the Roger Memorial sanatorium in Oconomowoc and at Memorial hospital at Wausau.
Besides his widow, he is survived by three sons, Kenneth Herrmann, of Milwaukee, and Edward and Clinton Herrmann, at home; two daughters, Mrs. Royal Awe, Colby, and Mrs. Arnold Ruprich, Dorchester; two sisters, Mrs. Edward Zillmann, Colby; and Mrs. Charles Schmidt, Milan; and one grand child, Bobbie Ruprich.
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