Clipped From The Indianapolis Star
Walnut Jersey Penney! jewelry, Jersey har- Improvised be^ to bo display property room a DEATH GOMES TO G,F,H,WATERMAN "* ? Vice President of Noelke-Richards Iron Works Suqcumbs to , Heart Attack. PROMINENT BUSINESS MAN Late German Citizen Constructed First Part of Sewer System in Indianapolis. Immediately headquarters. Nortli SmiU liking. recovered Of it Eas Christian F. H. Waterman, vice president president of the Noelke-Richar4s Iron Works, Bast. Palmer'-street, diedÂ»yesterday nornlng ttt his county place, 786 Wmt Forty-third street, df heart disease, with which liejjadjeen afflictedjttr several years. * Mr. Waterman wasf 64 years old- He was "born in Wiedersheim, in Preus Minden, Minden, Germany, and came to America to Indianapolis when 17 years old. He was industrious and was successful in business. He, became proprietor of the Rolling Mill grocery In the 70s. Later he went into the wholesale liquor busl- icss, and still later became a sewer contractor, constructing the first part of the city's/larger sewer system, the Capitol avenue branch. ' / With Frederick C. Noelke and B. F. Haugh Mr. Waterman became Interested the Haugh-Noelke' Iron Works, but when it became the Noelke-Rlchards Iron Work^, in 1902, he retired from active, connection with it beyond holding a di- rect;orship and the vice presidency. BUSINESS ABILITY VALUED. He remained one of tho most valued counselors of the directors, however, and was recognized as a man able to make an accurate estimate of business conditions conditions and do it quickly. His opinion on any quesllon of business policy was, valued.. "* In addition to his interest In the Rlchards lion Works, Mr. Waterman interested' in the Home Brewing Company Company and was once its president. He a member of the pioneer Verein and Knigfits of Pythias. Mr. Waterman had suffered from heart disease for Several years, but was not bedfast until Christmas day, when he taken sertyusly ill. He seemed t o ' mending, however, until early yesterday morning. He called Mrs. Waterman to him and complained of a pain in hie A physician was called, and wh|le walt- touring for the physician Mr. Waterman cussed affahs of the home with Mrs. Waterman. The doctor arrived within hour and was making An examination, when Mr. Waterman suddenly fell back Â° n Mr S waterman married MWs Christina Sobbe In 1868, and after her death married Miss Minnie, Ostermeler. Besides the widow the following children suivive: Mrs. Anna Prrfnge, Indianapolis; Mrs. Mary . Bose. Ittd.anapolis; Mi9. . Fctschr Indianapolis; Mrs. B. M. Hadley, Chicago; Ms. James Cowger, Indlanapo- M B ; H r a . R. H Dlckson, Indianapolis; Oscar C. Waterman, Indianapolis, and C. Otto Waterman, Los Artgeles, r.al. It la probable the* funetal will take place Thursday, but the airangements have not been completed and may not be until the ai rival of all the children, the home here.