It's interesting to note that Engelbert Ellmann's death notices were placed in the local German papers in 1930. Use of these papers seems to slack off in the 1930s. I'm guessing it says something about the family's German-American culture at that time.
"Milwaukee's German Newspapers; an index of death notices and related items" (1844-1950).
Gary Rebholz, compiler/editor
Indexing Milwaukee's German newspapers continuously since 2007... helping family researchers collect evidence of our historic German-American culture.