Building Trade Veteran Dies
Henry Wallschlaeger Long Ill; Would have Been 80 Next Monday
Had he lived until next Monday, Henry Wallschlaeger, a lifelong
resident of Milwaukee, would have reached his eightieth birthday.
He died Tuesday after an illness of two years at his home, 1415
W. Kilbourn av. For the last 15 months he had been confined to
Mr. Wallschaleger, whose father, Henry, sr., came here from
Germany in 1849 [sic] and for many years operated a dairy
where Mount Sinai hospital now stands, was a carpenter contractor.
The old Concordia college building was one of the structures erected by
him. He was one of the founders and an early president of the
Milwaukee Master Carpenters' association, a president of the
Master Builders' Club of Wisconsin and a former officer of the
Builders' Exchange of Milwaukee.
Until recent years he served on the board of directors of the
Lutheran High school, N. Thirteenth and W. Vine sts., and on the
board of directors of the Lutheran Children's home, Wauwatosa,
of which he was one of the founders.
Mr. Wallschlaeger suffered a paralytic stroke seven years ago
but recovered sufficiently to return to work.
Surviving are his wife, Minnie; four children in Milwaukee,
Frieda, Hugo, Paul and Bruno; a son, Fritz, in Los Angeles,
Calif.; a sister Louisa, and a brother Frank, in Milwaukee,
and three sisters in Los Angeles, Minnie Wallschlaeger,
Mrs. Edward Meyer and Mrs. E. Strand.
Services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the Schmidt &
Bartelt funeral home, 5050 W. Vliet st., and at 2:30 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran church, N. Ninth st. and
W. Highland av. Burial will be in Union cemetery.