Obit: Sazama, John P. (1892 - 1958)

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Surnames: Sazama, Schilling, Umnus, Wallner, Bradow, Diers, Brill, Schilling, Schraufnagel, Van Dreel, Pecher, Braden, Duner, Pessehl, Ellenbecker, Hannaman, Burger, Zastrow, Rodemier, Board, Weisenber, Normand, Keller, Zuroff, McHugh, Giese, Bauman, Dehlke, Tuezyneski, Schmidt, Howath, Kubs, Misholskie, Raymark, Seipold, Kotleski, Bietka, Slope, Nikolay, Umnus, Leffle, Lueschor

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 09/18/1958

Sazama, John P. (13 Mar. 1892 - 17 Sept. 1958)

John P. Sazama died at the Marshfield, Wisconsin Hospital Wednesday morning at 3:00 A.M. at the age of 66 years, a cerebral hemorrhage being the cause of his death. He had been in ill health the past year and had been hospitalized since August 22. Funeral services will be held in St. Mary’s Catholic church Saturday morning at 11:00 A.M. and internment will be made in the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery. A Christian Mothers’ rosary will be said Thursday at 9:15 P.M., a Men’s Foresters rosary Friday at 8:45 P.M. and the general rosary Friday at 9:00 P.M.

Mr. Sazama was born in the town of Hull on March 13, 1892. He married Ida Schilling on Aug. 22, 1922, in Colby, Wis. They made their home on a farm in the town of Hull.

Surviving are his wife; three sons, James of Auburndale, Leon and Sylvester at home; and one daughter, Mrs. Gerhardt (Marie) Umnus of Stratford; a brother, Paul Sazama of Town Hull; two sisters, Mrs. Alma Wallner of Milwaukee and Mrs. Anna Bradow of Two Harbors, Minn.; his mother, Mrs. John Sazama, Sr., of Two Harbors, Minn., and two grand children.

Mr. Sazama farmed here most of his life. He was a member of the Catholic Order of Foresters and was a veteran of World War I. He was known as a kind and indulgent husband and father, a good neighbor and diligent worker.

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 09/25/1958

Funeral services for John P. Sazama were held at St. Mary’s Catholic church last Saturday morning, Rev. Hugo Diers officiating, and internment was made in the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery. Pall bearers were Willard Wallner, John Brill, Glen Schilling, Alphonse Schraufnagel, Floyd Van Dreel and Ervin Schilling. Military services were conducted by members of the V.F.W. post of Colby, Wis.

Out-of-town people here for the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. William Pecher and daughter and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Pecher of Dorchester, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Braden and Mrs. Richard Duner of Two Harbors, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pessehl, Mr. and Mrs. George Pecher, Mrs. Alex Ellenbecker, Mrs. Mathilda Hannaman and Mrs. Ottilie Burger of Athens, Mrs. Mac Zastrow, Mrs. Jane Rodemier, Mrs. Beverly Board, Mrs. Geraldine Weisenber, Hazel, Rita and uth Schilling and Mrs. Carol Normand of Wausau, Joe Keller, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Zuroff and Will Keller of Thorp, Mr. and Mrs. Walter McHugh, Mr. and Mrs. Jake Schilling, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Schilling, Mrs. Wm. Giese, Mrs. Wendell Bauman, Mr. and Mrs. Bruno Dehlke, Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Schilling and Glen Schilling of Edgar, Mrs. Jerry Tuezyneski, Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Schmidt, and family, Andrew Schilling, Mrs. Alma Wallner, Mrs. Betty Howath and son, Willard Wallner of Milwaukee, Mr. and Mrs. John Kubs, Mrs. Leo Misholske, Helen and Angeline Kubs, Elroy Kubs of Marshfield, Mrs. Ray Raymark, Bennie Seipold, Oscar Seipold, Agness and Emma Seipold of Antigo, Mrs. Ed Kotleski, Mrs. Don Bietka, Mrs. John Slope of Ashland, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Nikolay, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Gerhard Umnus, Gerhard Umnus, Sr., and daughter, Delmar Leffle of Stratford, Mr. and Mrs. James Sazama of Auburndale, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Luescher of Wisconsin Rapids.



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