Obit: Allen, Freeman G. (1879 - 1921)

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----Source: LOYAL TRIBUNE (Loyal, Clark County, Wis.) 05/26/1921

Allen, Freeman G. (6 NOV 1879 - 17 MAY 1921)

Freeman G. Allen was born Nov. 6, 1879 at Loyal, Clark County, Wis.; died at 1:10 a.m. May 17th, 1921 at his home in Milwaukee, Wis.

He was the only son of Wallace G. and Hattie Allen, having had one sister, Ethel Allen Walsh, all of whom preceded him in death.

Freeman spent his childhood days in this village and grew to manhood, was educated in the village school and spent one year at Stevens Point Norman and one year in Wis. Business University at La Crosse.

On Nov. 28, 1900, he was married to Miss Anna Christman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. Christman of this village.

He was engaged in the stave business in Southern Missouri for three years, and for eight years lived in Oregon, following the timer business. He spent a year in British Columbia, Canada, in the interest of his father's mining business and later went to New Mexico, where he spent about two years.

For the past six years he has held the position of Superintendent for the Winding and Jacobus Construction Co., of Milwaukee, Wis.

He was a great lover of outdoor life and sports and of a most kindly and generous disposition and to know him was to love him.

He leaves to mourn his loss a wife and a host of relatives and friends to whom many extend their heartfelt sympathy.

The funeral was held from the residence of Mr. B. Christman on Thursday May 19 at 2 p.m., Rev. J. H. Chatterson officiating. The remains were laid to rest in the Loyal Village Cemetery.

Those from out of town who attended the funeral were: Mrs. W. Winding of Milwaukee, Mrs. H. E. Voight of Waupaca, Philip Christman Sr., Philip Christman Jr., Nick Christman and John Christman of Tony, Wis.

Pallbearers: Milton Philpott, Albert Davel, Romeyn Jenks, Frank McGonigal, Henry Etta, Joseph C. Andraska.

Honorary pallbearers: Joseph G.; Peter; Tony; Philip Jr.; Nick and John Christman.



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