Tuesday, October 26, 2010

William Bernard Wurm Family

William Bernard Wurm, son of John Christian and Adeline Rose (Engeman) Wurm, was born 2 Nov 1874 in Venice Township, Seneca County, Ohio and died 12 May 1928 at Lima, Ohio.  He married Elnora Catherine Rampe 22 May 1903 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in North Creek, Putnum County, Ohio.  Elnora was born 22 Feb 1885 at Fort Jennings, Putnum County, Ohio to Francis and Anna Christine (Doepker) Rampe and died 1 Sept 1920 at Leipsic, Ohio.  William's second marriage was on 15 Nov 1922 at Leipsic, Ohio to Mary (Haulter) Fisher.  Mary was born 16 March 1858 at Tiffin, Ohio to Anthony and Mary (Bour) Haulter and died 5 May 1947 at Lima, Ohio.

Obituary of Mary (Haulter) Wurm - The Lima News, Lima, Ohio, 6 May 1947, page 2
"LEIPSIC -  Mrs. Mary Fisher Wurm, 89, died at 4:30 p.m. in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Henry A. Huttinger, here.  She had been ill five months.

A daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Haulter, she was born March 16, 1858, in Tiffin.  The family came to Leipsic from Bluffton in 1884.

Mary Haulter was married to Joseph Fisher in 1875 and he died in 1915.  Seven years later, Mrs. Fisher married William Wurm, who died in 1928.

One daughter, Mrs. Huttinger, Leipsic; three grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Helene Robertson, Defiance, survive.

Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in St. Mary's Catholic Church of which she was a member.  Rev. Henry Bushkuhl will officiate.  Burial will be made in the church cemetery.  The body is at the Huttinger residence in Leipsic."

William Bernard and Elnora Catherine (Rampe) Wurm had seven children:
1 - Emmaline Anna Wurm (1904-1976)
2 - Leo Frank Wurm (1905-1940)
3 - Joseph Clarence Wurm (1908-1982)
4 - William Cletus Wurm was born 19 April 1910 at Van Buren, Ohio.  It is believed he died in childhood.
5 - Leonard Henry Wurm was born 20 Jan 1912 at Leipsic, Ohio and died 17 Nov 1977 at Leipsic.  He married Leona R. McClure 28 June 1933 at Columbia City, Indiana.  She was born 27 March 1917 at Ottowa, Ohio to Plyn C. and Mary Belle (Harris) McClure.  It is believed that Leonard and Leona's marriage ended in divorce.  Leonard is buried in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery at Leipsic, Ohio.
6 - Robert Edward Wurm (1918-1987)
7 - infant Wurm was born and died 1 Sept 1920 at Leipsic, Ohio.

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