Funeral services will be conducted Thursday morning for Philip J Stratmann, 60, St. Philips, who died at Monday (12 Oct 1953) at the Kueber
Nursing Home in Evansville.
Mr. Stratmann had been ill for several
months and was a patient in the DeaconessHospital in Evansville for several weeks prior to his entrance
of the nursing home.
A brief service at the Schenk & Pierre Funeral Home in Evansville at Thursday morning will be followed by Requiem High Mass at at St. Philip Catholic Church, burial
will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Stratmann
was a member of the St. Philip Church and its Poor Souls Society and Men's
Society. The Poor Souls Society will recite the Rosary at Wednesday at the funeral home chapel.
The deceased had been a caster at the Peerless Pottery in Evansville for 30 years. He was a native of Carmi, Ill., a son of John T. Stratmann
and Anna Mary Stratmann, and came to Posey county 43
years ago. For a number of years he engaged in farming in the Mt.Vernon vicinity and at one time was employed by
Home Mill & Grain Co.
Surviving are the
wife, nee Ella M. White, who is a sister of Miss Agnes White, Mt. Vernon and
the late J. Alfred White, Mt. Vernon; two sons, John R; Evansville, and
Bernard, Posey county; a daughter, Mrs. Stephen Kueber,
San Antonio, Tex; two brothers, Raymond and John, Evansville; four sisters,
Mrs. Clem Niemeier, Mrs. Henry Bender, Miss Elizabeth
Stratmann and Miss DoisStratmann all of Evansville, and six grandchildren.