||Demise of Mr. Abraham Allamand
Mr. Abraham Allamand died at his home on Bowen's Prairie, last Saturday morning, the 24th inst, at the age of 61 years. The deceased expired, of heart disease, after an illness that confined min to his bed about ten days. The funeral services were conducted by his pastor, Rev. E. E. Gruenstein, at the German reformed church Monticello, last Tuesday morning. A large concourse of people attended the
Mr. Allamand was born at Berne, Switzerland, November 12, 1845. He came to the United States in 1871, and for three years was engaged in the furniture business at Greeley. Thereafter he purchased the Bejasch Farm near the stony hill, in Castle Grove township, where he lived twelve years. After selling that farm, he purchased the Theodore Little farm on Bowen's Prairie, and later, added to it that splendid tract of land known as the Craig or Otis Whittemore farm.
Mr. Allamand was married in 1874, at Monticello, to Miss Dorothy Accola, who survives. They were the parents of four children, two daughters, now deceased, and two sons, Lorenz, who lived on the home farm and Abraham of Tenton, Missouri.
The deceased was a patient man of many excellent traits of character. His pastor speaks with words of unlimited praise concerning his honesty, his liberality to the poor and his constant endeavor to do right. His neighbors also add their testimony as to his general worth.
In this connection the family desires to express their thanks to the friends who rendered them assistance after the death of the good father."
Submitted by: Ruth Eckhardt Myers
Source: Unidentfied newspaper
Note: Buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Monticello, Lot #259