Sunday, April 15, 2012

George F Omacht

BIRTH 29 April 1858, Rome, Oneida, New York, United States  
30 July 1939, South Bend, Saint Joseph, Indiana, USA 

Wife:  Mary D. Johnson
  • MARRIAGE 1886, South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States
  1. George W. Omacht
Parents: Christian Omacht/Katherine Kluegal

South Bend Tribune 31 July 1939

Former Cigar Maker Here Ill Four Years

George F. Omacht aged 81, of 436 North Lafayette boulevard, father of Attorney George W. Omacht, died at 8:45 p. m. Sunday in Epworth hospital after four years illness.  He was born in Rome, N. Y. April 29, 1858, and came here from that city 60 years ago.  He was married here in 1886 to Miss Mary Johnson.  She died in 1917.  Surviving besides his son are a granddaughter, Miss Mary Caroline Omacht, South Bend, and sister, Mrs. Catherine Keller, South Bend.  He was a member of South Bend chapter No. 235, Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks.

For many years Mr. Omacht was engaged in the manufacture of cigars, associated with F. L. Stedman in the firm Omacht & Stedman, and retired from active business 30 years ago.  He was a member of the Woodmen of the World, and while he had never held civic office he always showed a keen interest in civic affairs, particularly those which concerned themselves with the betterment of South Bend.

Friends will be received in the A. M. Russell chapel where the funeral with take place at 2:30 p. m. Wednesday.  Rev. Charles Tupper Baillie, D. D. pastor of First Presbyterian church will officiate and interment will be in Riverview cemetery.

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