Arnold J. Haugen

M, b. circa 1906
Father*Ole Olson Haugen b. Nov 1853, d. 13 Jan 1933
Mother*Inger Anna Ellefson b. Sep 1867, d. 19 Jan 1929
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1906Arnold J. Haugen was born circa 1906 at South Dakota.
He was the son of Ole Olson Haugen and Inger Anna Ellefson.
Census DateLocationDescription
1910Marindahl, Yankton, South DakotaArnold J. Haugen was listed as a son in Ole Olson Haugen's household on the 1910 Census at Marindahl, Yankton, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Marindahl, Yankton, South Dakota; Roll: T624_1489; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 0443; FHL microfilm: 1375502.

Mildred Josephine Sylliaasen

F, b. 30 October 1917, d. 13 September 1928
Father*Arthur Theodore Sylliaasen b. 26 May 1890, d. 15 May 1947
Mother*Ida Sophia Haugen b. 15 Sep 1895, d. 2 Oct 1924
Life EventDateDescription
Birth30 October 1917Mildred Josephine Sylliaasen was born on 30 October 1917 at South Dakota.
She was the daughter of Arthur Theodore Sylliaasen and Ida Sophia Haugen.
Death13 September 1928Mildred Josephine Sylliaasen died on 13 September 1928 at killed in a tornado, Yankton, South Dakota, at age 10.
Census DateLocationDescription
1920Walshtown, Yankton, South DakotaMildred Josephine Sylliaasen was listed as a daughter in Arthur Theodore Sylliaasen's household on the 1920 Census at Walshtown, Yankton, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Walshtown, Yankton, South Dakota; Roll: T625_1726; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 264; Image: 903.

Bernt J. Simonsen

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageBernt J. Simonsen married Minnie Eidem, daughter of Ole Sivertsen Eidem and Maret (?).

Gary Satter

M, d. before November 2014
Father*Archie Lewis Satter b. 24 Jul 1926, d. 13 Nov 2014
Life EventDateDescription
Gary Satter was the son of Archie Lewis Satter.
Deathbefore November 2014Gary Satter died before November 2014.

Henry Rupiper

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHenry Rupiper married Alberta Baatz.

Child of Henry Rupiper and Alberta Baatz

Alberta Baatz

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Rupiper.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAlberta Baatz married Henry Rupiper.

Child of Alberta Baatz and Henry Rupiper

Frank Pokorny

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageFrank Pokorny married Pauline Kucher.

Child of Frank Pokorny and Pauline Kucher

Pauline Kucher

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Pokorny.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriagePauline Kucher married Frank Pokorny.

Child of Pauline Kucher and Frank Pokorny

Marvin Braunesreither

M, d. before 2016
Father*Arthur G. Braunesreither b. 3 Aug 1912, d. 8 Nov 1967
Mother*Josephine Pokorny b. 18 Mar 1915, d. 22 Mar 2016
Life EventDateDescription
Marvin Braunesreither was the son of Arthur G. Braunesreither and Josephine Pokorny.
Deathbefore 2016Marvin Braunesreither died before 2016.

Melvin Joseph Lammers

M, b. 27 March 1933, d. 22 March 2016
Father*Alfred Lammers b. 4 Feb 1904, d. Sep 1978
Mother*Pauline T. Arens b. 25 Apr 1910, d. 22 Feb 1994
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 March 1933Melvin Joseph Lammers was born on 27 March 1933 at Nebraska.
He was the son of Alfred Lammers and Pauline T. Arens.
Death22 March 2016Melvin Joseph Lammers died on 22 March 2016 at age 82 Melvin Joseph Lammers, age 82 of Yankton, SD and formerly of Hartington, NE died on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton, SD surrounded by his family after a battle with cancer.

Mass of Christian Burial will be on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Constance, Nebraska with the Rev. Jim Keiter officiating. Burial will be at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Constance with military graveside rites by the Crofton American Legion Post 128. Visitation will be on Monday from 5-8:00 p.m. with a Vigil service at 7:00 p.m. at the Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington. Visitation will continue on Tuesday, at church in Constance, one hour prior to services.

Pallbearers will be Caleb Lammers, Dustin Lammers, Nicholas Lammers, Adam Lammers. Andrew Diediker, and Joshua Lammers.

Melvin Joseph Lammers was born on Mar. 27, 1933 near Hartington, NE to Alfred A. and Pauline (Arens) Lammers. He attended grade school in Pleasant Valley and District 108 staying with his Arens grandparents so he could make his first communion. Melvin would go on to graduate from Holy Trinity High School in 1950. Then he served in the US Military in Information and Artillery Support from 1953 to 1955. He returned to the family farm and married Jeanette Kube at St. Rose Church in Crofton Nebraska on May 13, 1957.

Melvin loved farming for forty years and being an "over the road" trucker for seventeen years. Melvin, Jeanette, and their six children built their first earth home in 1980 on the farm near Hartington. In 1990, Melvin and Jeanette moved to Yankton South Dakota. Six years later, Melvin began his long battle with cancer. He retired in 2004.

Melvin was a lifetime member and volunteer at St. Joseph Constance where he received his sacraments. He was also a volunteer to assist with funerals at St. Benedict's in Yankton, a member of Holy Name Society, and Knights of Columbus.

Melvin is survived by his wife Jeanette of Yankton, SD; 6 children and spouses Duane Lammers of West Point, NE (his three children- Heather and (Scott Nelson) of Omaha, Dustin and Nicholas of Hartington), Paul (Joen) Lammers of Yankton, SD, Mary Demain of San Antonio, TX (her daughter Emma), Ruth Deffenbaugh of Yankton, SD (her children Joshua and Breanne (Joseph Harris-Phillips) of Yankton), Glen and (Shelley) Lammers of Norfolk NE (their son Caleb and daughter Hannah (Andrew Diediker) and great grand-daughter Reagan), Bret and (Kris) Lammers of Hartington (their children; Adam, Ali, Abby, Alexa and Autumn); brothers Dennis (Rita) Lammers of Hartington and Rodney Lammers of Hartington; Sisters Jolene (Bill) Johnson of Madison, SD, Janice (Arlyn) Berg of Edgerton, KS, sister-in-law Charleen Kube of Crofton; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and son-in-law Mark Deffenbaugh, and nephew Brett Lammers.

Mark Deffenbaugh

M, d. before 2016
Life EventDateDescription
Deathbefore 2016Mark Deffenbaugh died before 2016.

Albert Mickelson

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAlbert Mickelson married Hilma Eneboe.

Children of Albert Mickelson and Hilma Eneboe

Hilma Eneboe

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Mickelson.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHilma Eneboe married Albert Mickelson.

Children of Hilma Eneboe and Albert Mickelson

Vernon Mickelson

M, d. before 2015
Father*Albert Mickelson
Mother*Hilma Eneboe
Life EventDateDescription
Vernon Mickelson was the son of Albert Mickelson and Hilma Eneboe.
MarriageVernon Mickelson married Naomi (?).
Deathbefore 2015Vernon Mickelson died before 2015.

Naomi (?)

F, d. before 2015
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Mickelson.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageNaomi (?) married Vernon Mickelson, son of Albert Mickelson and Hilma Eneboe.
Deathbefore 2015Naomi (?) died before 2015.

Dorothy Mickelson

F, d. before 2015
Father*Albert Mickelson
Mother*Hilma Eneboe
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Cornelius.
Life EventDateDescription
Dorothy Mickelson was the daughter of Albert Mickelson and Hilma Eneboe.
MarriageDorothy Mickelson married (?) Cornelius.
Deathbefore 2015Dorothy Mickelson died before 2015.

(?) Cornelius

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage(?) Cornelius married Dorothy Mickelson, daughter of Albert Mickelson and Hilma Eneboe.

Helen Mickelson

F, d. before 2015
Father*Albert Mickelson
Mother*Hilma Eneboe
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Bobbledyk.
Life EventDateDescription
Helen Mickelson was the daughter of Albert Mickelson and Hilma Eneboe.
MarriageHelen Mickelson married (?) Bobbledyk.
Deathbefore 2015Helen Mickelson died before 2015.

(?) Bobbledyk

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage(?) Bobbledyk married Helen Mickelson, daughter of Albert Mickelson and Hilma Eneboe.

Alta Janssen

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAlta Janssen married Hauko (?).

Child of Alta Janssen and Hauko (?)

Hauko (?)

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Janssen.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHauko (?) married Alta Janssen.

Child of Hauko (?) and Alta Janssen

Jerry Kirkman

M, d. before 2016
Father*Elmer Kirkman d. 11 Aug 1998
Mother*Mildred P. Lykken b. 4 Jan 1923, d. 10 Feb 2016
Life EventDateDescription
Jerry Kirkman was the son of Elmer Kirkman and Mildred P. Lykken.
Deathbefore 2016Jerry Kirkman died before 2016.

Karen Kirkman

F, d. before 2016
Father*Elmer Kirkman d. 11 Aug 1998
Mother*Mildred P. Lykken b. 4 Jan 1923, d. 10 Feb 2016
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Harris.
Life EventDateDescription
Karen Kirkman was the daughter of Elmer Kirkman and Mildred P. Lykken.
MarriageKaren Kirkman married (?) Harris.
Deathbefore 2016Karen Kirkman died before 2016.

(?) Harris

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage(?) Harris married Karen Kirkman, daughter of Elmer Kirkman and Mildred P. Lykken.

Esther Bietz

F, b. 29 May 1922, d. 2 October 2011
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name6 September 1941As of 6 September 1941,her married name was Klemme.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth29 May 1922Esther Bietz was born on 29 May 1922.
Marriage6 September 1941She married Paul Pete Klemme, son of Arthur Theodore Klemme and Ida E. Treick, on 6 September 1941.
Death2 October 2011Esther Bietz died on 2 October 2011 at age 89 Esther Theresa Klemme was born to Gotthilf and Louise (Jerke) Bietz on May 29, 1922 in Kaylor, South Dakota. Growing up she lived in Kaylor and graduated from Menno High School in 1940. On Saturday, September 6, 1941, Esther and Paul Klemme were married in Parker, South Dakota. Esther loved baking and cooking for her family. Her grandchildren knew how loved they were when she would make each of them their own breakfasts when they stayed at her house. It was not uncommon for her to leave a warm loaf of bread in their vehicle. Church and family were very important to her. Esther worked hard both on the farm and at various jobs including the Good Samaritan Center in Scotland and Schmidt’s Furniture in Scotland. In 2008, Esther became a resident at the Good Samaritan Society in Scotland. Esther passed away there on Sunday, October 2, 2011 having attained the age of 89 years.

Esther is survived by her husband of 70 years, Paul “Pete” Klemme of Scotland; children Gay Lynn (Ken) Konrad of Kaylor and Paula (George) Bauder of Scotland; grandchildren Chris (Kristi) Konrad of Mitchell, Cheri (Lee) Wittmeier of Tyndall, and Ryan (Kelli) Bauder of Scotland; great-grandchildren Clay and Lacey Wittmeier and Morgan Bauder; sister Francis Metz of St. Charles, Missouri; and sister-in-law Alice Klemme of Scotland.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Gotthilf and Louise Bietz, and one brother, Floyd “Buddy” Bietz.

Arthur Popken

M, b. 18 January 1916, d. 30 January 1954
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationArthur Popken was also known as Art.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth18 January 1916Arthur Popken was born on 18 January 1916.
Marriage20 September 1939He married Irene Wilhemine Anna Klemme, daughter of Frederick Klemme and Etta Margaret Tapper, on 20 September 1939.
Death30 January 1954Arthur Popken died on 30 January 1954 at age 38 Craig Farmer Dies After Car Collision West of Ireton

Arthur Popken died Saturday morning(January 30, 1954) from injuries received in a car truck collision two miles west of Ireton. His wife, Irene Klemme Popken, and son Lawayne, 8 and Edward Van Engen, 62, driver of the truck are still in the Hawarden hospital with severe injuries.

The boy was being taken to the hospital for treatment following polio at the time of the accident which happened at an intersection two miles west of the Ireton cemetery. The Popken car was traveling north and the truck was going east.

Mr. Popken died three hours after the accident. The boy received several broken ribs and fractured his "good" leg. Mrs. Popken was cut and bruised, Mr. Van Engen suffered a broken leg and broken jaw.

Mr. Popken was a well known Craig farmer, president of the St. John's Lutheran church board and director of the Preston township school board. He was born January 18 1916, and was married to Irene Klemme. Survivors besides his wife and son, are a daughter Lennice, 12, two brothers, George and Ernest; three sisters. Mrs. Adeline Janssen, Mrs. Onno Johnson and Mrs, Elmer Rolfs, all of Craig. Funeral services were held February 3 at St John's Lutheran church at Craig.

The Alton Democrat, Alton, Iowa, Thursday, February 4, 1954.
Alton (IA) Democrat February 4, 1954 - Arthur Popken obituary
Hawarden (IA) Independent February 4, 1954 - Arthur Popken killed in car crash
Burialafter 30 January 1954He was buried after 30 January 1954 at Saint Johns Cemetery, Craig, Plymouth, Iowa.

Child of Arthur Popken and Irene Wilhemine Anna Klemme

Lennice Irene Popken

F, b. 5 January 1942, d. 28 February 2014
Father*Arthur Popken b. 18 Jan 1916, d. 30 Jan 1954
Mother*Irene Wilhemine Anna Klemme b. 22 Feb 1916, d. 24 May 2001
Lennice Popken Farnham
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1965As of circa 1965,her married name was Farnham.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth5 January 1942Lennice Irene Popken was born on 5 January 1942 at LeMars, Iowa.
She was the daughter of Arthur Popken and Irene Wilhemine Anna Klemme.
Death28 February 2014Lennice Irene Popken died on 28 February 2014 at age 72 Lennice Irene (Popken) Farnham, 72, of Sagle, Idaho, and a Le Mars native, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at her home near Sagle, after a year's fight with pancreatic cancer.

Lennice was born to Irene (Klemme) and Arthur Popken on Jan. 5, 1942, in Le Mars.

She graduated from Westmar College in Le Mars, and received a master's degree at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Ore.

She taught school, substituted, worked in doctor's offices but she loved working in the Cornelius, Ore., Public Library.

She lived in Hillsboro, Ore., for 45 years, attending Calvary Lutheran Church before moving to Sagle, Idaho in 2011.

She had a strong Christian faith and attended First Lutheran Church in Sandpoint, Idaho.

She is survived by her husband of nearly 50 years, Don; two sons Scott, and Terry (Jamie) and two grandchildren, Tyler and Rebecca; a brother Duane Popken and a stepsister Dorothy Goettsch.

She was preceded in death by her father Arthur, stepfather Claus Kruse, and mother Irene Kruse.

Memorial services will be held at a later date.

Lakeview Funeral Home in Sandpoint is handling the arrangements.

The family suggests memorials in lieu of flowers. If you want to do so, consider a cancer research or First Lutheran Church of Sandpoint or Calvary Lutheran Church of Hillsboro.

Christ Yepsen

M, b. January 1852, d. after 1920
Father*(?) Yepsen d. b 1900
Mother*Metta C. (?) b. Apr 1814, d. a 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationChrist Yepsen was also known as Yepson.
Name VariationChrist Yepsen was also known as Christian.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJanuary 1852Christ Yepsen was born in January 1852 at Germany.
He was the son of (?) Yepsen and Metta C. (?).
Deathafter 1920Christ Yepsen died after 1920.
Census DateLocationDescription
1900Walnut, Bureau, IllinoisChrist Yepsen was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Walnut, Bureau, Illinois.1
1910Walnut, Bureau, IllinoisHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Walnut, Bureau, Illinois.2
1920Walnut, Bureau, IllinoisHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Walnut, Bureau, Illinois.3

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Walnut, Bureau, Illinois; Roll: 239; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0027; FHL microfilm: 1240239.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Walnut, Bureau, Illinois; Roll: T624_232; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 0031; FHL microfilm: 1374245.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Walnut, Bureau, Illinois; Roll: T625_300; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 28; Image: 1043.

Metta C. (?)

F, b. April 1814, d. after 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Yepson.
Married NameHer married name was Yepsen.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMetta C. (?) married (?) Yepsen.
BirthApril 1814Metta C. (?) was born in April 1814 at Germany.
Deathafter 1900She died after 1900.
Census DateLocationDescription
1900Walnut, Bureau, IllinoisMetta C. (?) was listed as mother in Christ Yepsen's household on the 1900 Census at Walnut, Bureau, Illinois.1

Child of Metta C. (?) and (?) Yepsen

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Walnut, Bureau, Illinois; Roll: 239; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0027; FHL microfilm: 1240239.

(?) Yepsen

M, d. before 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Name Variation(?) Yepsen was also known as (?) Yepson.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth(?) Yepsen was born at Germany.
MarriageHe married Metta C. (?).
Deathbefore 1900(?) Yepsen died before 1900.

Child of (?) Yepsen and Metta C. (?)