Age: 64 years, 10 months, 25 days

“Henry William Bahlman”

DOB: December 1, 1899
Eagle Lake, Will County, IL, USA

DOD: October 26, 1964
Chicago Heights, Cook County, IL, USA

Bahlmann Coat of Arms
Bahlman Coat of Arms

Son of Henry F. and Emma (nee Wehmhoefer) Bahlman

Brother to: Lillian (Henry H. Wegert), Lora (Arthur A. Hinze), Carolyn M. Bahlman, Donald W. (Martha Jo Mitchell) and Ferne (William R. Hildeman)

Husband of Marguerite (nee Toleson, Greenfield) Bahlman
Married October 31, 1930
Adoptive Father to: Audrey Greenfield Bahlman (Jack Amram)

Graduate of Bloom Township High School, Class of 1920

Chicago Dental College


Graduate of Chicago Dental College Chicago 1926



 Chicago Heights Star – October 27, 1964

Dr. Bahlman, City Dentist, Is Dead at 64

Henry W. Bahlman (right)

Funeral services for Dr. Henry W. Bahlman, 64 of 9 East 16th Street, Chicago Heights, and Boca Raton, Florida will be held Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at Hirsch’s West End Funeral Establishment. The Rev. John R. Wyngarden, pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Chicago Heights, will conduct the ceremony.

Entombment will be in the Beecher Mausoleum. The service will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to the building fund at First Presbyterian Church.

Dr. Bahlman died Monday at St. James Hospital. A 1926 graduate of Chicago (Loyola) Dental School, he practiced dentistry in Chicago Heights from 1927 to his retirement in 1963. He was born December 1, 1899, in Eagle Lake, IL and lived in the area his entire life.

Dr. Bahlman is survived by his wife, Marguerite; a daughter, Mrs. Audrey Amram of Crete, a sister, Mrs. Ferne Hildeman of Chicago Heights, and five grandchildren.

(Editor’s note: The newspaper obit has a few errors: Henry graduated Loyola (Chicago) Dental School in 1926, not 1936, and he practiced dentistry in Chicago Heights from 1927, not 1937. He was also 64 years old, not 63 years old, when he died)

Henry’s family members also resting in the mausoleum are:
Father: Henry F. Bahlman
Mother: Emma Wehmhoefer Bahlman
Sister & Brother-in-law: Lillian Bahlman Wegert & Henry H. Wegert
Sister & Brother-in-law: Lora Bahlman Hinze & Arthur A. Hinze
Sister: Carolyn M. Bahlman
Brother: Donald W. Bahlman
Sister & Brother-in-law: Ferne Bahlman Hildeman & William R. Hildeman
Uncle & Aunt: John H. Bahlmann & Anna L. Wehrmann Bahlmann
Uncle: William F. Bahlmann
Uncle & Aunt: Charles H. Bahlman & Minnie M. Schweer Bahlman
Aunt: Lena Bahlman
Cousin: Dorothy Bahlman Saller & Herbert C. Saller
Cousin 1x removed: Charlene M. Saller Graham & Arthur Graham
Cousin 1x removed: Baby Son Saller
Cousin 2x removed: Nancy Graham Fenske

(Note: Some family members maintained the original spelling of Bahlmann while others omitted the last “n”)

(Editors note: According to the 1923 edition of “The Bloom” Henry was listed as “Henry W. Bahlmann,”  with two “n’s”, a 1920 graduate of Bloom Township High School and a student of Chicago Dental College in 1923)