Date : 08 Nov 1948
Location : St. Mary's Cemetery, Carey, OH
John Frederick Wiggerman, 65, died at 11:05 a. m. last Thursday in his home, 415 W. Findlay street. He had been ill for 6 years and bedfast three years. Arteriosclerosis was given at the cause of death.
A solemn requiem high mass was celebrated Monday at 9:30 a. m. in Our Lady of Consolation Church. The Franciscan Fathers officiated. Rev. Ambrose Finnegan, rector of the Shrine, was celebrant of the mass, Rev. Basil Heiser was deacon. Rev. Marcellus Lell sub-deacon and Rev. Robert Bayer master of ceremonies. They were assisted by Our Lady of Carey seminary choir. Rev. Mark Mindrup delivered the sermon.
Burial was made in St. Mary's cemetery, north Of Carey, the pallbearers having been: W. L. Lindsay, J. A. Haines, John Jacoby, Alfred Ruffing, E. A. Kromer and Ralph Kurtz. The Goff funeral home was in charge.
Mr. Wiggerman was born July 31, 1883, in Lexington, Ky., the son of Herman and Teresa (Kramer) Wiggerman. On January 24, 1911, he was united in marriage with Rose K Lamprecht, who survives. Four daughters were born to this union, one having died in infancy. Those who survive their father are: Miss Evelyn at home, Mrs. Robert Phillips of Falls Church, Va., and Mrs. John Weber ,of Dayton. There is also one grandchild Claire Marie Weber of Dayton.
Mr. Wiggerman leaves three brothers and three sisters: Will Wiggerman of Monterey, Tenn.; Edwin Wiggerman of Akron, Henry Wiggerman or Celenay, Ga., Mrs. D. J. Koelsch of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Mrs. John O'Connor and Miss Emma Wiggerman of Loretta, Tenn. Two sisters preceded him in death.
Mr. Wiggerman was a member of Our Lady Consolation Church and of the Knights of Columbus. For 33 years he was a railroad telegrapher.
Carey Times - Nov 11, 1948