Obituary : Julius A. Stockman

Julius Stockman Dies Suddenly

Julius A. Stockman passed away suddenly at his home here yesterday afternoon at 2:15 oclock. He had been working around his place in the forenoon. At noon he complained about not feeling well and ate very little. He went out again but soon came back and was induced to lied down on a lounge on the sleeping porch. He complained of feeling cold and Mrs. Stockman applied hot water bottles to his feet and abdomen. He apparently went to sleep. About 2:15 she heard him exclaim, "Ah," and she went in to see. As it was evident to her that all was not right. Dr. Bittner was called but he found that he had died. Death was due to apoplexy. Mr. Stockman was born at Wiesenthal, Germany, July 22, 1861. He came to Canada in his early boyhood residing there for 11 years. He then came to Elmore, Minn. where he was married to Louise Ludtke on November 12, 1886. They moved to Oregon and later to Sprague twenty two years ago. Twelve years ago Mr. and Mrs. Stockman took possession of the Star Lodging house at the corner of Second and D streets where he lived at the time of his death. He led an active and industrious life and was constantly at work improving his premises or caring for his garden and grounds. He was held in the highest esteem by his neighbors and townsmen. He is survived by his wife Louise, his mother Caroline Stockman who was making her home with him, one brother, Otto Stockman of Kootenai, Idaho and several nieces and nephews. The funeral services will be held at the Community church at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon. Rev. O.T. Just of Ritzville will officiate. Burial will be in the Maccabee cemetery.
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