|Death: ||Aug., 1931|
EX-RESIDENT DIES SUNDAY AT MILWAUKEE
Hugo V. Ahlswede, 43, former resident of Rockwood and for the past 20 years a carpenter contractor at Milwaukee, died at St. Luke's hospital in that city on Sunday night after an operation for appendicitis had failed to save his life.
Born near Manitowoc, Mr. Ahlswede moved to Milwaukee when 20 years of age and has been a carpenter contractor in that city since that time. He was a member of the Master Carpenters' association.
Besides his widow, nee Grace Empkey, he is survived by his mother, Mrs. Mathilda Ahlswede and three brothers, Louis, Edward, Jr., and Richard Ahlswede, living at Rockwood. His father was killed in an automobile accident here several months ago.
The deceased was prominent in church and civic circles at Milwaukee, was a tireless worker among young people, and for years was a Boy Scout leader. At the time of his illness Mr. Ahlswede with a few helpers, was conducting a Christian mission where hundreds of poor where being cared for spiritually and physically.
Funeral services are to be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Grace Baptist church, N. Thirty-fourth and Lloyd streets.
Interment will take place at Wanderers' Rest cemetery, Milwaukee.
Manitowoc Herald News, Tuesday, August 11, 1931 P.2
Edward Ahlswede (1860 - 1931)
Mathilda Kuhen Ahlswede (1863 - 1939)
Lincoln Memorial Cemetery
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