Obituary Record

Erwal G. Rosenbaum
Died on 4/8/1982
Buried in Blair Cemetery

The place of the publication of this article was not recorded. 1982



Funeral services were held Monday, April 12, in the Arlington Community Church for Erwal G. Rosenbaum, 85, who died April 8, at Arbor Manor Home in Fremont.

Rev. Gordon Patterson and Rev. Gerald Senn conducted the services. Burial was in Blair Cemetery with military graveside services conducted by the Arlington VFW Post.

Erwal G. Rosenbaum was born in Blair June 14, 1896. He married Mary Ludwig October 1, 1919 in Arlington.

He was retired employee of the Nebraska State Department of Roads. He had lived most of his life in Washington County and had lived in Arlington the last 40 years. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Blair.

A veteran of World War I, he served in the United States Coast Guard in France. He was a chapter member and helped organize the Arlington VFW post.

He is survived by his wife Mary; two sons, Robert Rosenbaum of Vashone Island, Washington, and Richard Rosenbaum of Birmingham, Michigan; and one daughter, Mrs. G. William (Muriel) Wilkins of Lincoln. Two sisters, Mrs. Maude Misfeldt of Denver and Mrs. Jo Thompson of Winside; 15 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren also survive him.

Pall bearers were Dr. Gerald Wilkins, Dr. Lee Wilkins, Dr. Michael Wilkins, Charles Burmeister, Richard Rosenbaum and James Rosenbaum.

Mrs. Kay Voss was organist. Mrs. Elaine Cady sang “In The Garden” and “The Lord’s Prayer”.

Memorials may be sent to the Arlington Rescue Squad or the donor’s favorite charity.

Reckmeyer Funeral Home in Arlington was in charge of arrangement for the services.

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

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