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Obits > 1955 - Elmer F. Hasselman

Submitted by Melva Taylor

The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois
December 12, 1955 - Monday, pg 2 col 2
Elmer F. Hasselman, Formerly of Tampico, Passes Away Sunday
Tampico: - Elmer Fred Hasselman, 54, died Sunday at 3:30 p.m. at the Kewanee Hospital after a short illness.
The body was removed to the Parent Funeral Home in Tampico, where friends may call.  A short prayer service will be held at the Parent Funeral Home at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, followed by funeral services at the Yorktown St. Paul's Lutheran at 2 p.m., the Rev. A. H. Landgrebe officiating.
He was born in Peru, May 6, 1901, son of Charles and Emma Hasselman.  He was educated in the Minonk schools.  He was married to Evelyn Rinehart on June 1, 1922 in Dixon.  They lived in the Tampico area for 27 years before moving to a farm near Kewanee.  He was a member of the Yorktown St. Paul's Lutheran Church and of the church council.  He served as a trustee for the Sunnyside School for a number of years before leaving this area.
Surviving are his widow, Evelyn, Kewanee;  one daughter, Mrs. Don (Emma) Owens, one grandson, Don Owens, both of Tampico; his mother, Mrs. Emma Hasselman, Deer Grove;  three brotheres, Carl, Tampico; Clifford, Rock Falls; and Clarence, Deer Grove.
His father preceded him in death in 1953.

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