News: Volkmann’s Buy Alta’s Business (1955)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Volkmann, Frantz, Zimmerman,
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) June 30, 1955
Volkmann’s Buy Alta’s Business
and Mrs. Paul Volkmann, both of whom are widely known in
Neillsville and southern Clark County, this week are completing
arrangements for the purchase of Alta’s ready-to-wear store
in Neillsville. They expect to assume ownership Friday, July
Management of the shop will be taken by Mrs.
Volkmann, the former Ruby Frantz, who will be remembered as the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Frantz of Neillsville. The
Volkmanns have moved back to Neillsville and are now settling in
the old Zimmerman home on Hewett Street, recently occupied by the
Rebers, which they have purchased.
the last few years the Volkmanns have made their home in Western
Springs, Ill., a suburb of Chicago. Mr. Volkmann was
connected with Nuken Products Corporation. Prior to that they
lived for a time in Norwalk, Conn., where Mr. Volkmann
superintended the construction and operation of a plant for the
Litheote Corp., by which he was employed for 17
For a short period after the war the Volkmanns resided in Neillsville. They then operated the cabins on the south edge of the city.
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