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G. A. Stallmannn

Stallmannn, Gustav Adolph, b. Aug 24, 1858, d. Nov 29, 1937, Sec 8

 

G. A. Stallmannn Dies after a Brief Illness

 

Passes Away at Hospital Last Evening; Funeral To Be Thursday

 

G. A. Stallmann, 79, president of the Farmers' Cheese company and one of Watertown’s most widely known residents, died late yesterday afternoon in St. Mary’s hospital where he had been a patient since Thanksgiving Day.  He had been ill for several weeks Because of his advanced age his recovery was doubtful from the time he was stricken.  He passed away peacefully in his sleep, shortly after 4 o’clock.

 

Mr. Stallmann was born in Watertown and made this his home throughout his life. He resided at 301 Milwaukee Street.

 

He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Stallmann, who were among the early residents of Watertown.  In 1893 he married Miss Ida Failmetzger.  She preceded him in death seven years ago.

 

Surviving are one daughter. Mrs. Edward Arden Sipp of Oak Park, Ill., and two sons, Alvin H. Stallmann, city clerk of Watertown, and Carl Stallmann, who is associated with his father in the cheese company.  There are four grandchildren, Virginia Sipp, and Howard, Robert and Carl Stallmann, Jr.  Mr. Stallmann was the last member of his immediate family, there being no brothers and no sisters surviving.

 

He was a member of Lincoln lodge No. 20, Knights of Pythias and of the Calanthie club No. 20, and of Watertown lodge No. 666, B. P. O. Elks.

 

The funeral will be held from the family home Thursday at 2 p. m., the Rev. C. W. Pinkney of the First, Congregational church officiating.  Burial will be in the family lot in Oak Hill cemetery.  The casket will be taken from the Schmutzler funeral home Wednesday noon to the residence and friends may call there from 3 to 9 p.m. to pay their respects and on Thursday up to the time of the service.

 

Mr. Stallmann was among Watertown’s substantial citizens, a man who through a long business career here became widely known both among city and rural people and who had friends scattered in many other cities.  He was a man who retained a civic mindedness up through his advancing years and always took a personal interest in anything that marked progress in the community.  He was an intimate of Ralph D. Blumenfeld, Watertown-born London newspaper man and corresponded regularly with him, receiving his last letter only a few days ago.

 

Mr. Stallmann remained active until his last illness, taking personal charge of his office and almost daily paid several visits to the main business section of the city and always enjoyed greeting old friends.  He will be greatly missed by young and old alike.

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1915

02 11       CHEESE DONATED

Five hundred pounds of cheese were shipped last week by G. A. Stallman to the New York branch of the Belgian Relief Society.  The cheese was from the factories in this vicinity under the management of Mr. Stallman and will be appreciated by the poor Belgians.  The shipment was arranged through the Wisconsin Advancement Association.    WG

 

 

 

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