Arvill W. Newbold

M, b. circa 1874
     Arvill W. Newbold was born circa 1874 at Jackson, Rush, Indiana. He was the son of James T. Newbold and Eliza Ann Newhouse.
     Arvill W. Newbold was listed as a son in James T. Newbold's household on the 1880 Census at Jackson, Rush, Indiana.1
Father*James T. Newbold b. c 1851
Mother*Eliza Ann Newhouse b. 1848

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0308. Page 86A. ED83. Dwelling 5.

Stella T. Newbold

F, b. circa 1875
     Stella T. Newbold was born circa 1875 at Jackson, Rush, Indiana, also reported as Nebraska. She was the daughter of James T. Newbold and Eliza Ann Newhouse.
     Stella T. Newbold was listed as a daughter in James T. Newbold's household on the 1880 Census at Jackson, Rush, Indiana.1
Father*James T. Newbold b. c 1851
Mother*Eliza Ann Newhouse b. 1848

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0308. Page 86A. ED83. Dwelling 5.

Herman Wilkening

M, b. 1 November 1889, d. 3 November 1927
     Herman Wilkening was born on 1 November 1889 at Illinois. He was the son of Heinrich P. Wilkening and Augusta Plagge. Herman Wilkening married Lydia Meyer, daughter of William Meyer Sr. and Maria (?), circa 1921. Herman Wilkening died on 3 November 1927 at age 38.
     He was listed as a son in Heinrich P. Wilkening's household on the 1900 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.1
Father*Heinrich P. Wilkening b. Oct 1851, d. 1929
Mother*Augusta Plagge b. Mar 1862, d. 1944

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Crete, Will, Illinois; Roll: T623_353; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 101.

Lester L. Meyer

M, b. 9 December 1920, d. 16 March 2010
     Lester L. Meyer married Helmene L. Bohl. Lester L. Meyer was born on 9 December 1920 at Illinois. He was the son of Adolph F. Meyer and Emelie Rosine Frahm. Lester L. Meyer died on 16 March 2010 at age 89. He was buried after 16 March 2010 at Saint Pauls Lutheran Church Cemetery, Beecher, Will, Illinois.
     He was listed as a son in Adolph F. Meyer's household on the 1930 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1
Father*Adolph F. Meyer b. 19 May 1893, d. Nov 1982
Mother*Emelie Rosine Frahm b. 26 May 1898, d. 9 Feb 1971

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-84. Dwelling 224.

(?) Long

M

Children of (?) Long

Emily M. Long

F, b. circa 1909
     Emily M. Long was born circa 1909 at Calfornia. She was the daughter of (?) Long.
     Emily M. Long was listed as a sister-in-law in William Clinton Leeper's household on the 1930 Census at Oakland, Alameda, California.1
Father*(?) Long

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED1-157. Dwelling 159.

Elizabeth Ann Baker

F, b. circa 1880, d. 1957
     Elizabeth Ann Baker was born circa 1880 at Michigan. She was the daughter of (?) Baker. Elizabeth Ann Baker married Adolph G. Graeber on 23 November 1914. Elizabeth Ann Baker married Edward Benton Fenner, son of Jacob Fenner and Phoebe Daniels, after 1923. Elizabeth Ann Baker died in 1957.
     As of 23 November 1914,her married name was Graeber. She was listed as a daughter in Adolph G. Graeber's household on the 1920 Census at Graber, Prairie, Montana; surname listed as Graber.1 As of after 1923,her married name was Fenner. Elizabeth Ann Baker was listed as wife in Edward Benton Fenner's household on the 1930 Census at White Lake, Aurora, South Dakota.2
Father*(?) Baker

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Graber, Prairie, Montana; Roll: T625_974; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 107; Image: 850.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED1-24. Dwelling 4.

Lillian Margaret Stancer

F, b. 25 June 1914
     Lillian Margaret Stancer was born on 25 June 1914 at Minnesota. She was the daughter of Fredrick B. Stancer and Rose Winfred Kaney. Lillian Margaret Stancer married Carl Jerome Kahnke, son of Ambrose Jerome Kahnke and Clara Agatha Mertens, on 16 September 1941 at Redwood Falls, Redwood, Minnesota.
     Lillian Margaret Stancer was listed as a daughter in Fredrick B. Stancer's household on the 1920 Census at Lawrence, Charles Mix, South Dakota.1 Lillian Margaret Stancer was listed as a daughter in Fredrick B. Stancer's household on the 1930 Census at Independence, Douglas, South Dakota.2 Lillian Margaret Stancer was listed as a lodger with her cousin Florence Hrdlicka living with the Wesley Hardy family on the 1940 Census at Redwood Falls, Redwood, Minnesota.3 As of 16 September 1941,her married name was Kahnke. She was living in 2006 at Minnesota.
Father*Fredrick B. Stancer b. 18 Jul 1885, d. 8 May 1979
Mother*Rose Winfred Kaney b. 21 Oct 1885, d. 2 Mar 1974

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED50. Dwelling 19.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22-11. Dwelling 63.
  3. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Redwood Falls, Redwood, Minnesota; Roll: T627_1951; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 64-23B.

John F. Silvis

M, b. 3 July 1922, d. 26 September 1964
     John F. Silvis was never married. He was born on 3 July 1922 at South Dakota. He was the son of Charles Franklin Silvis and Elizabeth M. Kaney. John F. Silvis died on 26 September 1964 at age 42.
     John F. Silvis was also known as John B. He was listed as a son in Charles Franklin Silvis's household on the 1930 Census at Highland, Charles Mix, South Dakota.1 John F. Silvis was listed as a son in Charles Franklin Silvis's household on the 1940 Census at Ravinia, Charles Mix, South Dakota.2
Father*Charles Franklin Silvis b. 17 Apr 1893, d. 1962
Mother*Elizabeth M. Kaney b. 24 Feb 1895, d. 1 Dec 1982

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED12-11. Dwelling 46.
  2. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Ravinia, Charles Mix, South Dakota; Roll: T627_3851; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 12-24.

Theresa W. Silvis

F, b. circa 1927, d. before February 1975
     Theresa W. Silvis was born circa 1927 at South Dakota. She was the daughter of Charles Franklin Silvis and Elizabeth M. Kaney. Theresa W. Silvis died before February 1975.
     She was listed as a daughter in Charles Franklin Silvis's household on the 1930 Census at Highland, Charles Mix, South Dakota.1 Theresa W. Silvis was listed as a daughter in Charles Franklin Silvis's household on the 1940 Census at Ravinia, Charles Mix, South Dakota.2
Father*Charles Franklin Silvis b. 17 Apr 1893, d. 1962
Mother*Elizabeth M. Kaney b. 24 Feb 1895, d. 1 Dec 1982

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED12-11. Dwelling 46.
  2. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Ravinia, Charles Mix, South Dakota; Roll: T627_3851; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 12-24.

Eula Carolyn Tescher

F, b. 1 September 1922, d. 24 April 2008
     Eula Carolyn Tescher was born on 1 September 1922 at South Dakota. She was the daughter of Roland Evert Tescher and Grace Lula Mcclain. Eula Carolyn Tescher died on 24 April 2008 at age 85.
     She was listed as a daughter in Roland Evert Tescher's household on the 1930 Census at Duell, Perkins, South Dakota.1 As of 12 October 1946,her married name was Hallman.
Father*Roland Evert Tescher b. 27 Jul 1886, d. 12 Apr 1948
Mother*Grace Lula Mcclain b. 16 Feb 1890, d. 9 Aug 1966

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED53-16. Dwelling 1.

Harry James Tescher

M, b. 29 April 1925, d. 30 June 1986
     Harry James Tescher was born on 29 April 1925 at Date, South Dakota. He was the son of Roland Evert Tescher and Grace Lula Mcclain. Harry James Tescher died on 30 June 1986 at Bison, Perkins, South Dakota, at age 61.
     Harry James Tescher was also known as Jim. He was listed as a son in Roland Evert Tescher's household on the 1930 Census at Duell, Perkins, South Dakota.1
Father*Roland Evert Tescher b. 27 Jul 1886, d. 12 Apr 1948
Mother*Grace Lula Mcclain b. 16 Feb 1890, d. 9 Aug 1966

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED53-16. Dwelling 1.

Effie B. Neal

F, b. 17 July 1904, d. 22 March 1933
     Effie B. Neal was born on 17 July 1904 at Kentucky. She married George Henry Woodrome, son of George W. Woodrome and Anna McClain, circa 1924. Effie B. Neal died on 22 March 1933 at Jefferson, Illinois, at age 28. She was buried after 22 March 1933 at Bald Hill Cemetery, Bald Hill, Jefferson, Illinois.1
Woodrome, Effie B - headstone

     As of circa 1924,her married name was Woodrome. She was listed as wife in George Henry Woodrome's household on the 1930 Census at Mount Vernon, Jefferson, Illinois.2

Child of Effie B. Neal and George Henry Woodrome

Citations

  1. [S279] Bald Hill Cemetery, Jefferson, IL, online http://www.iltrails.org/jefferson/cem/baldhillcem.html
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED41-20. Dwelling 287.

Charles R. Woodrome

M, b. 8 January 1927, d. 4 November 1997
     Charles R. Woodrome married Shirley M. (?). Charles R. Woodrome was born on 8 January 1927 at Illinois. He was the son of George Henry Woodrome and Effie B. Neal. Charles R. Woodrome died on 4 November 1997 at age 70. He was buried after 4 November 1997 at Oakwood Cemetery, Jefferson, Illinois.1
     He was listed as a son in George Henry Woodrome's household on the 1930 Census at Mount Vernon, Jefferson, Illinois.2
Father*George Henry Woodrome b. Sep 1899, d. 1953
Mother*Effie B. Neal b. 17 Jul 1904, d. 22 Mar 1933

Citations

  1. [S293] Illinois Jefferson Cemetery, by Illinois.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED41-20. Dwelling 287.

Valentine H. Raloff Jr.

M, b. 25 March 1921, d. 30 January 2010
     Valentine H. Raloff Jr. was born on 25 March 1921 at Illinois. He was the son of Valentine F. W. Raloff and Wilhelmine Caroline Frahm. Valentine H. Raloff Jr. married Glendola Darnell McNutt on 5 July 1945. Valentine H. Raloff Jr. died on 30 January 2010 at age 88 A Masonic service for Valentine H. Raloff, 88, of Grant Park, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Grant Park, followed by the memorial service at 11 a.m. Pastors Doug Zimmerman and Jack McCormick will officiate.

Burial will be in Heusing Cemetery, rural Grant Park, at a later date. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the Illinois Veterans Home at Manteno. He died Saturday,January 30, 2010, at Riverside Medical Center, Kankakee, IL. Hub Funeral Chapel, Grant Park, is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Raloff was co-owner and operator of Raloff's Supermarket in Grant Park. He was born March 25, 1921, in Blue Island, IL, the son of Valentine F. and Minnie H. Frahm Raloff. His wife, the former Glendola Darnell McNutt, whom he married July 5, 1945, in Rockland, Maine, died Feb. 12, 2004. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served as a U.S. Coast Guard Sonar Operator during World War II. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion, past commander of Star Post 295, Grant Park, Kankakee County, 18th District and Jr. Vice Commander of Department of Illinois American Legion, and a member of the Advisory Council of Illinois Veterans Homes, representing the American Legion. He was also a member of St. Peter's United Church of Christ in Grant Park. He was a charter member of the Grant Park Lions Club, a life member of the Kankakee Masonic Lodge and a member of the Danville Consistory 32nd Degree.

Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Valgene and Kim Raloff of Grant Park; one daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and Darrell Krenek of Lubbock, Texas; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers. He was buried after 30 January 2010 at Heusing Cemetery, Kankakee, Illinois.
     Valentine H. Raloff Jr. was also known as Val H. He was listed as a son in Valentine F. W. Raloff's household on the 1930 Census at Blue Island, Cook, Illinois.1
Father*Valentine F. W. Raloff b. 3 Oct 1895, d. 2 Oct 1992
Mother*Wilhelmine Caroline Frahm b. 8 May 1900, d. Apr 1992

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED16-2043. Dwelling 390.

Harold E. Raloff

M, b. 5 May 1924, d. January 1970
     Harold E. Raloff was born on 5 May 1924 at Illinois. He was the son of Valentine F. W. Raloff and Wilhelmine Caroline Frahm. Harold E. Raloff died in January 1970 at age 45.
     He was listed as a son in Valentine F. W. Raloff's household on the 1930 Census at Blue Island, Cook, Illinois.1
Father*Valentine F. W. Raloff b. 3 Oct 1895, d. 2 Oct 1992
Mother*Wilhelmine Caroline Frahm b. 8 May 1900, d. Apr 1992

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED16-2043. Dwelling 390.

Glenn Charles Raloff

M, b. 29 May 1929, d. 9 April 1998
     Glenn Charles Raloff married Mary (?). Glenn Charles Raloff was born on 29 May 1929 at Illinois. He was the son of Valentine F. W. Raloff and Wilhelmine Caroline Frahm. Glenn Charles Raloff died on 9 April 1998 at age 68.
     He obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee. He was listed as a son in Valentine F. W. Raloff's household on the 1930 Census at Blue Island, Cook, Illinois.1
Father*Valentine F. W. Raloff b. 3 Oct 1895, d. 2 Oct 1992
Mother*Wilhelmine Caroline Frahm b. 8 May 1900, d. Apr 1992

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED16-2043. Dwelling 390.

Meine Cirks

M, b. circa 1895
     Meine Cirks was born circa 1895 at Illinois. He married Lilly (?) circa 1915.
     Meine Cirks was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Sumner, Kankakee, Illinois.1

Children of Meine Cirks and Lilly (?)

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED46-48. Dwelling 95.

Lilly (?)

F, b. circa 1898
     Lilly (?) was born circa 1898 at Illinois. She married Meine Cirks circa 1915.
     As of circa 1915,her married name was Cirks. Lilly (?) was listed as wife in Meine Cirks's household on the 1930 Census at Sumner, Kankakee, Illinois.1

Children of Lilly (?) and Meine Cirks

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED46-48. Dwelling 95.

Mildred Cirks

F, b. circa 1916
     Mildred Cirks was born circa 1916 at Illinois. She was the daughter of Meine Cirks and Lilly (?).
     Mildred Cirks was listed as a daughter in Meine Cirks's household on the 1930 Census at Sumner, Kankakee, Illinois.1
Father*Meine Cirks b. c 1895
Mother*Lilly (?) b. c 1898

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED46-48. Dwelling 95.

Minnie Cirks

F, b. circa 1921
     Minnie Cirks was born circa 1921 at Illinois. She was the daughter of Meine Cirks and Lilly (?).
     Minnie Cirks was listed as a daughter in Meine Cirks's household on the 1930 Census at Sumner, Kankakee, Illinois.1
Father*Meine Cirks b. c 1895
Mother*Lilly (?) b. c 1898

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED46-48. Dwelling 95.

Alma (?)

F, b. 23 June 1897, d. 15 November 1991
     Alma (?) was born on 23 June 1897 at Illinois. She married Frank Heldt, son of Charles Heldt and Pauline Klemme, circa 1920. Alma (?) died on 15 November 1991 at age 94.
     She obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence not specified. As of circa 1920,her married name was Heldt. She was listed as wife in Frank Heldt's household on the 1930 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-84. Dwelling 129.

Leo Alexander Kantowski

M, b. 24 June 1895, d. November 1982
     Leo Alexander Kantowski was born on 24 June 1895 at Hughes, South Dakota.1 He was the son of Frank Antone Kantowski and Selma Amalia Pfotenhauer. Leo Alexander Kantowski married Jessie Lenore Borst, daughter of William Rowen Borst and Matilda Augusta Mason, on 30 June 1914 at Hughes, South Dakota. Leo Alexander Kantowski died in November 1982 at age 87.
     Leo Alexander Kantowski was also known as Leo H. He obtained US Social Security Card at South Dakota; last residence Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota. He was listed as a son in Frank Antone Kantowski's household on the 1900 Census at Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota.2 Leo Alexander Kantowski was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota.3 He was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota.4
Father*Frank Antone Kantowski b. Oct 1860, d. a May 1930
Mother*Selma Amalia Pfotenhauer b. May 1872, d. a May 1930

Children of Leo Alexander Kantowski and Jessie Lenore Borst

Citations

  1. [S9] South Dakota, South Dakota Birth Records South Dakota, State File Number: 567793 (unknown file date).
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED181. Dwelling 443.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED188. Dwelling 21-23.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED33-13. Dwelling 89.

Francis W. Kantowski

M, b. 20 January 1915, d. December 1984
     Francis W. Kantowski was born on 20 January 1915 at South Dakota. He was the son of Leo Alexander Kantowski and Jessie Lenore Borst. Francis W. Kantowski died in December 1984 at age 69.
     He obtained US Social Security Card at South Dakota; last residence Saint Joseph, Berrien, Michigan. He was listed as a son in Leo Alexander Kantowski's household on the 1920 Census at Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota.1 Francis W. Kantowski was listed as a son in Leo Alexander Kantowski's household on the 1930 Census at Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota.2
Father*Leo Alexander Kantowski b. 24 Jun 1895, d. Nov 1982
Mother*Jessie Lenore Borst b. 19 Mar 1894

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED188. Dwelling 21-23.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED33-13. Dwelling 89.

William Rowen Borst

M, b. January 1860, d. after April 1930
     William Rowen Borst was born in January 1860 at Wisconsin. He married Matilda Augusta Mason circa 1890. William Rowen Borst died after April 1930.
     He was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota.1 He was listed as father-in-law in Leo Alexander Kantowski's household on the 1930 Census at Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota.2

Children of William Rowen Borst and Matilda Augusta Mason

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED181. Dwelling 54.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED33-13. Dwelling 89.
  3. [S9] South Dakota, South Dakota Birth Records South Dakota, State File Number: 562920 (unknown file date).

Matilda Augusta Mason

F, b. February 1871, d. after April 1930
     Matilda Augusta Mason was born in February 1871 at South Dakota. She married William Rowen Borst circa 1890. Matilda Augusta Mason died after April 1930.
     Matilda Augusta Mason was also known as Agusta Matilda. Matilda Augusta Mason was also known as Gussie M. As of circa 1890,her married name was Borst. She had 3 with 3 living in 1900 children. She was listed as wife in William Rowen Borst's household on the 1900 Census at Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota.1 Matilda Augusta Mason was listed as mother-in-law in Leo Alexander Kantowski's household on the 1930 Census at Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota.2

Children of Matilda Augusta Mason and William Rowen Borst

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED181. Dwelling 54.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED33-13. Dwelling 89.
  3. [S9] South Dakota, South Dakota Birth Records South Dakota, State File Number: 562920 (unknown file date).

Amy M. Westberg

F, b. circa 1906
     Amy M. Westberg was born circa 1906 at South Dakota. She was the daughter of Herman N. Westberg and Ida Christine Peterson.
     Amy M. Westberg was listed as a daughter in Herman N. Westberg's household on the 1910 Census at Glenwood, Clay, South Dakota.1 Amy M. Westberg was listed as a daughter in Herman N. Westberg's household on the 1920 Census at Glenwood, Clay, South Dakota.2 Amy M. Westberg was listed as a daughter in Herman N. Westberg's household on the 1930 Census at Glenwood, Clay, South Dakota.3
Father*Herman N. Westberg b. c 1871, d. a May 1930
Mother*Ida Christine Peterson b. c 1870, d. a May 1930

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED115. Dwelling 122.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED57. Dwelling 75.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED14-4. Dwelling 62.

Earleen Avis Abraham

F, b. 16 April 1922, d. 31 January 2010
Earleen Abraham Pomerenke
     Earleen Avis Abraham was born on 16 April 1922 at South Dakota. She was the daughter of Albert Oliver Abraham and Della Julia Anderson. Earleen Avis Abraham married John Adolph Pomerenke, son of Wilhelm Pomerenke and Ottelia Krause, on 21 December 1941 at Union, South Dakota, County of Residence: Douglas Post Office: Alexandria, Minnesota.1
Earleen Avis Abraham and John Adolph Pomerenke were divorced on 24 February 1976 at Douglas, Minnesota. Earleen Avis Abraham died on 31 January 2010 at Minnesota at age 87 Funeral services were held on Friday, February 5, 2010, for Earleen Avis Pomerenke, 87, of Evansville and formerly of Rose City, at Esther Lutheran Church in Eastern Township, rural Parkers Prairie, with Rev. Dawn Reisig officiating. She passed away on January 31 at the Crestview Manor in Evansville. Earleen was born on April 16, 1922, to Albert and Della Abraham in Elk Point, South Dakota. She grew up in Elk Point and attended public school. She was united in marriage to John Pomerenke on December 21, 1941, at Brule Creek Lutheran Church in South Dakota. Following their marriage, she moved to Seattle, Washington with her sister-in-law, Olga to work as a riveter on B-17 Bombers at Boeing during WWII, while her husband was in the service.
She and her husband moved to the Alexandria area to farm in 1946. Several years later they moved to the Rose City area to a farm where they lived until 1968. In 1974, she moved to Alexandria where she lived for many years until moving to Evansville where she lived the remainder of her life. She was a member of Esther Lutheran Church, its ladies aid, former Sunday school teacher, and a former member of the Miltona American Legion Auxiliary. Earleen enjoyed gardening, sewing, raising chickens, cooking and canning. She especially loved being a mother. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John; son, Gaylon; grandson, Troy; four sisters and two brothers. Earleen is survived by two sons, DuWayne Pomerenke of Eagle Bend and Craig (fiancee, Lisa Nordang) Pomerenke of Hewitt; a daughter, Rosemary (John) Biel of Arlington, Texas; three grandchildren, Brent Pomerenke, Charles Biel and Maria Biel. Pallbearers were Jeff Pomerenke, Art Pomerenke, Robbie Ekdahl, Marvie Meyers, Larry Sanvik and Dennis Klug. Honorary pallbearers were Edwin Pomerenke, Milo Arvidson, Harvey Peterson, Eric Pomerenke, Brent Pomerenke and Charles Biel. Burial was at the church cemetery.
     Earleen Avis Abraham was also known as Erline. She was listed as a daughter in Albert Oliver Abraham's household on the 1930 Census at Upper Red Owl (t9 r12), Meade, South Dakota.2 Earleen Avis Abraham was confirmed on 31 May 1936 at Brule Creek Church, Union, South Dakota.
Erline Abraham - confirmation 1936 Brule Creek Lutheran Church
Brule Creek Church Records - Union, SD - Confirmation of Earleen Avis Abraham + Leo Alverne Abraham 31 May 1936
As of 21 December 1941,her married name was Pomerenke. She and John Adolph Pomerenke lived in 1964 at Parkers Prairie, Minnesota. Earleen Avis Abraham lived in 1987 at Miltona, Douglas, Minnesota.
Father*Albert Oliver Abraham b. 23 Aug 1890, d. 9 Nov 1964
Mother*Della Julia Anderson b. 8 Jan 1895, d. 8 Dec 1987

Child of Earleen Avis Abraham and John Adolph Pomerenke

Citations

  1. [S342] South Dakota, South Dakota Marriage Certificates, 1905-1949.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED47-31. Dwelling 11.

Lorraine Adeline Abraham

F, b. 6 February 1924, d. 30 October 1992
     Lorraine Adeline Abraham was born on 6 February 1924 at South Dakota. She was the daughter of Albert Oliver Abraham and Della Julia Anderson. Lorraine Adeline Abraham died on 30 October 1992 at Kirkland, Washington, at age 68. She was buried in November 1992 at Brule Creek Cemetery, Spink, Union, South Dakota.
Lorraine (Abraham) Hansen tombstone - Brule Creek Cemetery, SD

     Her married name was Hanson. She obtained US Social Security Card at Washington; last residence Seattle, King, Washington. Her married name was Hansen. She was listed as a daughter in Albert Oliver Abraham's household on the 1930 Census at Upper Red Owl (t9 r12), Meade, South Dakota.1
Father*Albert Oliver Abraham b. 23 Aug 1890, d. 9 Nov 1964
Mother*Della Julia Anderson b. 8 Jan 1895, d. 8 Dec 1987

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED47-31. Dwelling 11.

Joyce Ardell Abraham

F, b. 17 July 1926, d. 23 February 1990
     Joyce Ardell Abraham was born on 17 July 1926 at South Dakota. She was the daughter of Albert Oliver Abraham and Della Julia Anderson. Joyce Ardell Abraham died on 23 February 1990 at age 63.
     Her married name was Schmitz. She obtained US Social Security Card at Iowa; last residence Lavista, Sarpy, Nebraska. She was listed as a daughter in Albert Oliver Abraham's household on the 1930 Census at Upper Red Owl (t9 r12), Meade, South Dakota.1 Joyce Ardell Abraham lived in 1987 at Omaha, Nebraska.
Father*Albert Oliver Abraham b. 23 Aug 1890, d. 9 Nov 1964
Mother*Della Julia Anderson b. 8 Jan 1895, d. 8 Dec 1987

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED47-31. Dwelling 11.