Obit: Paulus, Adam (1866 - 1920)


Contact: Robert Lipprandt




Surnames: Heymer, Jordan, Larson, Paulus


----Source: The Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune (Wisconsin Rapids, WI) 8/13/1920


Paulus, Adam (29 JUN 1866 - 11 SEP 1920)


Marshfield Man Died; Was Founder Of News


Adam Paulus Passes Away At St. Joseph’s Hospital On Wednesday This Week


Adam Paulus, a brother of George Paulus, who until very recently was a resident of Wisconsin Rapids, died suddenly on Wednesday morning at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield following a stroke of paralysis.


The funeral was held on Friday under the auspices of the Masonic order of which he was a 32nd degree member. The home services were conducted by Rev. F. J. Jordan of the Marshfield M. E. church.


The deceased was born in Chilton on June 29th, 1866, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Paulus and learned the printer’s trade in the office e of the Chilton Times. He came to Marshfield in 1889 an in company with John P. Hume, established the Marshfield News.


He afterwards bought the Hume interest and conducted the paper alone until more recently when he disposed of it to other Marshfield parties. 


In October, 1904, he was married to Miss Delia Larson, who together with an only son, Robert, aged twelve, survive to mourn the loss of a good husband and father.


One sister, Mrs. A. C. Heymer of Chilton and one brother, George Paulus, now of Palo Alta, Calif., also survive him.


Adam Paulus was postmaster for four years under the Cleveland administration and upon his retirement from newspaper work, he entered the real estate business in which he has prospered. Later, he became interested in the Inland Printing Co., of La Crosse.


Note: Day of death was determined by using a day/date online calculator and determined to be Wednesday, 11 September, 1920. The publish date of the Daily Tribune is Friday, 13 September, 1920.



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