Obituary Record

Otto Bierman
Died on 9/7/1953
Buried in God's Acre (St. Paul's) Cemetery

Date of Death: 7 Sept 1953

Buried at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Cemetery

Findagrave Memorial: 51750664

Farmer is Found Dead

Otto Bierman, 59 Falls Dead of Heart Attack While in Cornfield

Otto Bierman, 59, farmer near Arlington, was found dead in a cornfield on a farm seven miles north of Arlington Monday evening. A physician who was aiding in the search for Mr. Bierman said death was caused by a heart attack.

Mr. Bierman had left his home about 2 p.m. to cut weeds on a farm. When he failed to return, an alarm was sounded.

A veteran of World War I, Mr. Bierman was a member of Leslie Downs American Legion Post at Arlington.

Surviving him are his wife; one daughter, Luetta at home; and three sisters, Mrs. Charles Gottsch (Grieda) of Arlington, Mrs. William Franke (Hilda) of Fremont, and Mrs. Albert Nieman (Ruby) of Arlington.

Mr. Bierman, a lifetime resident of this county would have been 60 years old next Monday, Sept. 14.

There will be brief services today (Thursday) at 1:30 p.m. at the William Reckmeyer & Son Funeral Home chapel in Arlington followed at 2 p.m. by rites at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church north of Arlington. Rev. Carl Hellmann will officiate. Burial to follow in the church cemetery.

~~~ Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska.~