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East Side Bakery

618 E Main


1935      618 E Main





WDT 11 25 1967

Edwin G. Conant, 60, Dies; Rites Monday


Edwin G. Conant, 60, well known Watertown businessman, died suddenly Friday afternoon at his home, 804 Werner Street.  Death followed a heart attack.  


Mr. Conant had owned and operated the East Side Bakery with his wife for the past 20 years.


A lifelong resident of Watertown, he was born April 9, 1907, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur J. Conant.  His marriage to the former Alice Wilke took place in Lake Mills on Sept. 1, 1929.


Mr. Conant received his education in Watertown schools.  He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church.  Before taking over the operation of the East Side Bakery, he was a baker at the Quality Bakery for 22 years.


Surviving are his wife; one son, James, at home; his mother, Mrs. Amanda Conant, Watertown, and one sister, Mrs. George Schlueter, Watertown. His father and one brother, Arthur A. Conant preceded him in death.


Mr. Conant was well liked by business associates and friends throughout the city.  He held the respect of all who knew him.


The funeral will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Hafemeister Funeral Home.  The Rev. Eugene Kauffeld will officiate.  Burial will be in the Lutheran Cemetery.



1971      East Side Bakery, 618 E Main




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