William Hackman obit 5 Mar 1955

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William Hackman obit 5 Mar 1955 - tftoorttanrfttc Edwardsville, Illinois Pag* 4...
tftoorttanrfttc Edwardsville, Illinois Pag* 4 Sat., March 5, 1955 STAUNTON Mrs. Hugh Menk PTion SS5 To Celebrate Birthday Mrs. Margaret Ellen Walker of this city will observe her 99th birthday next Tuesday at the Tower View Nursing home at Bunker Hill, where she ha? been residing for the past few months. Mrs. E. Gerth, head of the home, has planned a birthday party for Mrs. Walker from 2 to 4 o'clock that afternoon. Mrs. Walker, although confined to her bed part of the time, enjoys visiting with her friends, as she is placed in a chair each afternoon. She says she is going to live to "enjoy my 100th birthday." One of her former neighbors in Staunton, Mrs. Elizabeth Sparks, now 93 years old is with her each day at the home. Mrs. Walker was born on the Sawyer farm which marks the site of the village of-Sawyerville now. Her husband, the late John Walker, a Civil war veteran, died about 25 years ago. Mrs. Walkers niece Mrs. Hortense Sawyer Stoldt, remains at the Walker home in Staunton. Lena Quade who preceded him In death. Of two sons born to them, one son Hobart also preceded the father in death. On June 18,1930 he married Mrs. Martha Roberts of this city. He is survived by his wife, one son, Waldo of Portland, Ore.; one sister, Mrs. Emma Ott of Staunton; two step-daughters, Mrs. Rosetta Novello, Chicago and Mrs. Gertrude Lippold of Downey, Calif. Funeral services were held at 2 3.m. Wednesday in Staunton. Rev. J. T. Finnan officiated. Burial was in Staunton city cem- itery. Announce Engagement Mr. and Mrs. John Brozich an nounce the engagement of their i daughter Nancy of Arlington, Va., to Sgt. Charles E. Hasecuster of Anderson, Ind., now 'stationed at the Marine Corps headquarters at Arlington, Va. Miss Brozich, a graduate of the class of 1954 of the local high school, is employed by the Navy Department at Washington, D. C. She will go to Anderson, Ind., April 6 for the wedding, aftor which she had her intended husband expect to visit in Staunton. Observes 52nd Year Just a couple years after the turn of the century George Bahn, Sr., opened a meat market for his sons to operate. The business venture was a success and the 52nd anniversary of the business will -be observed this week with a birthday celebration sale. Mr. Bahn, who died several years ago, lived to see the business expand into one of the largest in Staunton. It was in 1893 that he came to America and started to work in mine No. 1 of the Mt. Staunton Coal Company at Staunton. A few months later his wife and their three children came from Austria, Hungary, to establish their home in this city, The first store was operated by George, Jr., who started to work in the shop at the age of 13, Henry Joe and Nick Bahn. George, Jr., still heads the organization. Early in the twenties the Wa- store was doubled in si: Hospital Notes Admitted to Community Memorial hospital were Alvera Costa, Eugene Dudley, Paula Plovich, Thomas Caldieraro, Louise Perkey, Paul Cabaness, Sr., Barbara Kimak, Amelia Prelec, August Schaeper, Edgar Brumvorth and Shirley Klaustermeier. Released from Community Memorial hospital were Louisa Burkert, Edmund L. Meyers, Charles Seal, transferred to Barnes hospital, St. Louis, James Hayes, Steven Hotsch and Venita Haddad. Then right after World War I the Main street building was purchased from a brewery and the second store established. Later another store was opened in Mt. Olive, which continues in service. On the 50th anniversary year the store was enlarged to take in the entire building and it was made into a Super Market. They installed new steel shelving, and show cases 22 feet of frozen food cases a large cooler and a self service meat case. A charter member of the Progressive Associated Grocers Inc., of which organization, the late Henry Bahn was a former present. Fund Drive Ends The final tabulation on the Salvation Army drive in Staunton was completed ;and the .chairman, Chaw Mank, reports $122.46 was sent to head quarters of the Salvation Army. In addition Mank reports many families in Staunton have been giv- W. Hackman Dies William Hackman, 83, a life long resident of Staunton, died at 11 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, in the Soldiers and Sailors hospital in Quincy, where he was taken after a fall in which his hip was fractured several months ago. Mr. Hackman was born in Staunton, a son of the late Henry and Dorothea Hackman, pioneer residents of this city. He was associated with business interests in Staunton for many years. In 1893 he married Miss n assistance in clothing and also necessities they reported in need of. Personals James Russell of Decatur visited Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Russell Monday. Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Jones entertained their sons and families at a reunion Sunday in honor of Mr. Jones' 70th birthday. Guests included Mr. and Mrs. Walter Jones and daughter Janet Ruth of Eclin- burg, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jones, daughter Roberta and son Eddie" ol Raymond. Mr. Jones was a rural mail carrier for more than forty years. r

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  1. The Edwardsville Intelligencer,
  2. 05 Mar 1955, Sat,
  3. Page 4

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