|Campbellsport News, August 8, 1916
TOLL OF THE GRIM REAPER
AUGUST RAMPTHUM AND THOMAS ROHAN DIED DURING
THE PAST WEEK
August Rampthum, aged 78 years, died at
his home in the town of Osceola at 2:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon. His death is attributed
to heart failure.
Mr. Rampthum was born in Pommerz, Germany, November 11, 1838 [?] and in 1867
he emmigrated to America, coming directly to Wisconsin, he settled on a farm in town
Osceola, where he resided up to the time of his death. He was held in high esteem by a
large circle of friends and was one of the most prominent farmers in this community.
The deceased is survived by a widow, two sons and four daughters.
The funeral was held from the Lutheran church at Dundee at ten o'clock,
Wednesday morning. The Rev. C. Aeppler officiated and interment took place in the Dundee
(Scan courtesy Alan Krueger)