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August V. Bormann 1880-1945


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 5/16/2011 at 01:12:53

A.V. Bormann, 65, Died Suddenly At Estherville
Underwent Operation Two Weeks Ago
Graettinger friends of A. V. Bormann underwent a surgical operation for appendicitis. His sudden death was caused by a heart condition. The Bormann family resided in this vicinity for a number of years and Mr. Bormann was prominently identified in local business affairs. He had many friends here. The Times extends sincere sympathy to Mrs. Bormann and to the family in their sorrow. The following particulars are taken from the Monday issue of the Estherville Daily News:

A.V. Bormann, 65, died Sunday afternoon at his home from a heart condition following an operation two weeks ago for appendicitis. For the past three years he has been employed as night clerk at the Gardston hotel.

The remains were moved to the home at 2:30 Tuesday and the Rosary was said Tuesday. Services were held at 9:00 a.m. Wednesday in St. Patrick’s church, with burial in the Catholic cemetery.

Mr. Bormann is survived by his widow; three daughters, Mrs. H. E. Woodling, and Mrs. V.V. Johnson of Seattle, Washington; Mrs. J. J. Thomas of Gilmore City; five sons, Gregory of Emmetsburg, Bernard of Superior, Wisconsin; Cyril of Estherville, and Louis at the Great Lake naval station. A son, Oswald, died April 17, 1922.

He is survived by two brothers, J. H. Bormann of Cedar Rapids and B. H. Bormann of Milwaukee and three sisters, Mrs. Mary Schwartz of Preston, Mrs. Theodore Muhl of Vinton and Mrs. Earl Kindig of Cedar Rapids.

August V. Bormann was born February 4, 1880 at Preston, where he received his high school education, after attending grade school at Sugar Creek. He was married April 15, 1902, to Mary Sturm at Preston.

He farmed and served as president of the Emmet county Farm Bureau until moving to Estherville in 1937. He then engaged in the insurance business and later was employed a the Gardston hotel. He was a former grand knight of the Knights of Columbus. (Graettinger Times, Graettinger, IA, October 4, 1945)


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