Obit: Newman, Walter (1877 - 1952)


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Surnames: Newman, Brussow, Ammerman, Boe, Rossow


----Source: Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark Co., Wis.)   02/14/1952


Newman, Walter J. (29 APR 1877 - 10 FEB 1952)


A funeral service was performed at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Myre Funeral Home for Walter John Newman.  Mr. Newman succumbed last Sunday to a heart attack at the age of 75.  The Rev. Lee Holmes held the services for the departed, with James Colby providing the hymns of remembrance, "Abide with Me," and "Peace, Peace, Wonderful Peace."  Mrs. Byron Zepplin accompanied at the organ.


The pallbearers, nephews of the deceased, were Harold Ramon, LaVair, Kenneth and Joe Newman, and Harvey Brussow.  Burial was made in the Loyal Cemetery.


Mr. Newman was born April 29, 1877 in the Town of Beaver (Clark Co., Wis.).  As a young man he worked in logging camps and then settled down to farming.


He received his education in the Town of Beaver school.  He served on the school board in the Town of Beaver for 18 years, also served on the town board.


He was also a member of the Modern Woodmen of America.


In 1902 he was married to Miss Olga Brussow.  They lived on a farm in the Town of Beaver for many years.  Two children were born to this union, Leonard Newman of Milwaukee and Mrs. William (Ramona) Ammerman of Green Bay.  Mrs. Olga Newman passed away in 1937.


In 1942 he sold his farm and moved to this city.  In 1942 he was married to Mrs. Lottie Newman.


The last four years he was employed at Lakeshire Cheese Co.


He is survived by his wife, a daughter, Mrs. William (Ramona) Ammerman of Green Bay, a son, Leonard, two sisters, Mrs. Henry (Rose) Boe, Loyal, and Mrs. Julius (Hulda) Rossow, Loyal, three brothers, Elmer of Loyal, Charles of Kosta, Minn., and Nick of St. Louis.


Two brothers, Henry and Richard, and one sister preceded him in death.



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