William Woolmaker, one of the best known potters of the city, died at yesterday (Dec. 10, 1906) at his home, corner of North and
Mr. Woolmaker was 44 years of age and leaves a wife and one daughter, Miss Clara, aged 15 years. He was a member of one of the oldest families of the city and was for 21 years employed as a dipper and worker at the Thompson potteries, and was last employed at the Vodrey pottery. He was a life-long member of the Lutheran church, having been baptized by the Rev. John Fritz. He was a member of local No. 18, Brotherhood of Operative Potters, and the local lodge Ben Hur. Two brothers, George and Robert Woolmaker, both of this city, and three sisters, Mrs. Mary Berger, of Salineville, and Mrs. Mina Connors and Mrs. Frances Conkle, this city survive.
It is the request of Rev. Mr. Reinartz that all members of the church attending the funeral take their hymn books.