DeKalb County Indiana Obituary


Adam W. Husselman
Contributed by Scot Vincent


The Evening Star: Sept. 30, 1947

Adam Husselman is dead at age of 87
    Retired Dekalb Co. farmer passes away at home in Auburn after three day illness from pneumonia.
    Adam W. Husselman, 87, lifelong Dekalb Co. resident, died at 12:15 a.m. Tues. at his home at 327 North street, Auburn, from pneumonia following an illness of three days.
    For the past year, Mr. Husselman had suffered from cancer on his right big toe.
    Twelve years ago, he retired from his Grant twp. farm north of Auburn and came to this city to reside.  He was born Nov. 9, 1859 in Grant twp.  For many years, he had lived on his farm on the Auburn-Ashley road, now occupied by his son, Earl Husselman.
    His first wife, the former Amy McCague, died in 1912.  He married, in 1914, the former Maude Elson, who survives.          Other survivors, besides the widow and the son, Earl, are a daughter, Mrs. Viola Johnson of 1326 South Jackson street, Auburn, and four grandchildren.  A son, Donald Husselman, was killed in Dec. 1946 in an automobile collision at a Waterloo intersection.
    The body was taken to the Kaylor funeral home in Auburn, where it will remain until funeral services are conducted at 2 p.m. Thurs.  Burial will be in Woodlawn cem.



Waterloo Press: Oct. 2, 1947
Adam Husselman, 87, dies of pneumonia, ill 3 days

    Adam Husselman, for many years a prominent farmer of Grant twp., died at his late home in Auburn Tues. after a three days illness of pneumonia.  He was 87 years of age and retired from his farm twelve years ago and moved to Auburn.  During the past year he suffered from a cancer on his right big toe.
    Mr. Husselman was born Nov. 9, 1853 in Grant twp., then a part of Union twp.  He lived on the farm on the Auburn-Ashley road where his son, Earl Husselman now lives.  Surviving besides the widow by a second marriage, and the son, Earl, are a daughter, Mrs. Viola Johnson of Auburn and four grandchildren.  A son, Donald Husselman, was killed in Dec. 1946, in an automobile collision at a Waterloo intersection.
    Funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock this afternoon from the Kaylor funeral home in Auburn.



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