Obit: Schoolman, John (1898 – 1965)

Contact: Betty Comstock


Surnames: Schoolman, Spiegelberg, Kolstad, Ewert

----Source: Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark Co., Wis.) 08/19/1965

Schoolman, John (18 FEB 1898 – 15 AUG 1965)

Funeral services for John Schoolman, 67, of Eagle River, a former Spencer resident was held Wednesday, August 18, at 1 p.m. at the Jasperson Funeral Home in Spencer.  The Rev. W.R. Krueger was the officiating clergyman.  Burial was made in the West Spencer Cemetery.

Pallbearers were: LaVern Hein, Arnold Seefeldt, Vernal Haslow, Leonard Gehrke, Harold Prechel and Harold Pagelsdorf.

Mrs. James Karau sang “What a Friend We Have in Jesus” and “Rock of Ages’.  Mrs. Arnold Bruesewitz accompanied her on the piano.

Mr. Schoolman was born February 18, 1898 at Maquoketa, Iowa and at the age of seven years moved with his parents to Ladysmith.  When he was 18 he moved with his parents to Marshfield and 3 years later they came to Spencer.  He served in World War Two and after his discharge from the service he farmed near Spencer and later on moved to Eagle River.

He died of a heart ailment Sunday, August 15 at the Veteran’s Hospital at Tomah, where he had been a patient for a year.

Survivors include four brothers, Albert, Eagle River; Lincoln, Loyal; George, Clear Water Lake; and Carl, Spencer; and three sisters, Mrs. Rose Spiegelberg, Spencer; Mrs. Alvin Kolstad, Marshfield; and Mrs. Myron Ewert, Poynette.  He was preceded in death by a brother.




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