Obit: Gehrmann, Bernard (? - 1958)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Gehrmann, Miller, Zank, Smale  

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) July 17, 1958 

Gehrmann, Bernard (? - 12 July 1958) 

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Miller and Mrs. Frank Zank accompanied by Mrs. Claire Smale of West Union, Ia., were in Mellen Tuesday to attend funeral services for Bernard Gehrmann, 78, whose death occurred Saturday. Mr. Gehrmann was prominent for many years in Wisconsin political and agriculture circles.  In his early life he lived on a farm in Pine Valley, near the present Silver Crest School. 

Mr. Gehrmann was born in Germany and came to this country at the age of 13.  In Chicago he worked in a packing plant and attended night school to learn English.  He later became a printer.  He came with his family to Clark County in 1896. 

In 1904, he was married here to Miss Mary Miller, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Miller of Pine Valley, and a sister of Albert and Frank Miller of Neillsville.  They farmed here until 1915, when they moved to Ashland County.  Mrs. Gehrmann died in 1957. 

Mr. Gehrmann had a long record of public service.  He served as town assessor, town clerk and (rest was missing). 



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