Karen Frances Oloff

F, b. 22 August 1941, d. 1 September 2015
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name13 November 1960As of 13 November 1960,her married name was Klemme.
  • Karen Frances Oloff was born on 22 August 1941 at Le Mars, Plymouth, Iowa.
  • She died on 1 September 2015 at age 74 Karen Klemme, 74, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, at her home after a courageous battle with cancer.

    Karen Frances Oloff was born Aug. 22, 1941, in Le Mars, to Elmer and Esther (Winterfeld) Oloff. She was baptized and confirmed at St. John's Lutheran Church, in Craig.

    Karen was raised on a farm west of Craig and attended country school in Preston Township. Following the death of her father when she was 9 years old, the family moved to Craig. She continued her education in Craig and later attended and graduated from Le Mars Central High School in in 1959.

    Karen was united in marriage to Ralph Klemme on Nov. 13, 1960, at St. John's Lutheran Church, in Craig.

    The couple farmed in Preston Township until September 2013. Karen and Ralph moved to Le Mars in 2005.

    Karen was a lifelong member of St. John's Lutheran Church, in Craig, having taught Sunday school for many years and sang with the choir for over 50 years.

    After the children graduated, Karen served as Ralph's secretary as he served in the Iowa House of Representatives. Karen and Ralph enjoyed the many friends they made throughout Iowa while serving in the House of Representatives.

    Karen enjoyed following and supporting her children's and grandchildren's school activities. Her greatest pride and joy in life was her children and grandchildren.

    Karen will be remembered for her phenomenal cooking skills. The grandchildren loved grandma's home grown "scalloped corn" when they came to visit.

    Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Ralph, of Le Mars; three sons: Kevin Klemme and his wife LeAnne, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and their children Sadie and Andrew, Russell Klemme and his wife Cheri, of Spencer, and their children, Michael, Matthew, Marcus and Mallory, and Kent Klemme and his wife Wendy, of Ankeny, and their children, Jacob and Colton; a brother, Dean Oloff and his wife Linda, of Craig; and several nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her in-laws: Gerald and Susan Klemme, of Le Mars, Geraldine and Bob Brown, of Holestein, and several nieces and nephews.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Esther (Winterfeld) Oloff.

    Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, at St. John's Lutheran Church, in Craig, with the Rev. Lil Johnston officiating. Interment will follow at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, in Craig. Visitation with the family present will be after 4 p.m. today (Friday) at the Carlsen Funeral Home, in Le Mars, followed by a 7 p.m. prayer service at the funeral home. Visitation will continue Saturday morning from 9:30 a.m. until service time.

    Pallbearers will be her grandchildren.

    Memorials may be directed to St. John's Lutheran Church of Craig Endowment Fund, Floyd Valley Hospital Foundation, or Hospice of Siouxland.

Marlene Anne Klemme

F, b. 20 October 1941, d. 13 November 1948
Father*Marvin Emrey Klemme b. 9 Dec 1917, d. 25 Feb 1972
Mother*Mildred Lemen b. 27 Jun 1915, d. 17 Jan 2003
  • Marlene Anne Klemme was born on 20 October 1941 at Akron, Iowa.
  • She was the daughter of Marvin Emrey Klemme and Mildred Lemen.
  • Marlene Anne Klemme died on 13 November 1948 at Sioux City, Iowa, at age 7 Marlene Klemme obituary.
    Lemars Semi Weekly Sentinel November 23, 1948 - Marlene Klemme obituary

Dora Seipp

F, b. 22 March 1874, d. 3 August 1926
Father*Phillip Seipp
Mother*Marie Schmalz
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDora Seipp was also known as Seip.
Married Name27 July 1895As of 27 July 1895,her married name was Grages.
  • Dora Seipp was born on 22 March 1874 at Frankfurt, Germany.
  • She was the daughter of Phillip Seipp and Marie Schmalz.
  • Dora Seipp married Heinrich Grages, son of Heinrich Grages and Engel Marie Sophie Schrage, on 27 July 1895 at Cook, Illinois.
  • Dora Seipp died on 3 August 1926 at Chicago, Cook, Illinois, at age 52.
  • She was buried on 6 August 1926 at Fairmount-Willow Hills Memorial Park (aka Fairmount Cemetery), Willow Springs, Cook, Illinois.

Phillip Seipp

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Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationPhillip Seipp was also known as Seip.
  • Phillip Seipp was born at Frankfurt, Germany.
  • He married Marie Schmalz.

Child of Phillip Seipp and Marie Schmalz

Marie Schmalz

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Seipp.
Married NameHer married name was Seip.
  • Marie Schmalz married Phillip Seipp.
  • Marie Schmalz was born at Frankfurt, Germany.

Child of Marie Schmalz and Phillip Seipp

Ruby Boone

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Grages.

Children of Ruby Boone and Stanley Grages

Patricia Ann Grages

F, b. 14 October 1946, d. 17 October 1946
Father*Stanley Grages b. 25 May 1923, d. Jan 1978
Mother*Ruby Boone
  • Patricia Ann Grages was born on 14 October 1946 at Chicago Heights, Cook, Illinois.
  • She was the daughter of Stanley Grages and Ruby Boone.
  • Patricia Ann Grages died on 17 October 1946 at Chicago Heights, Cook, Illinois.
  • She was buried on 18 October 1946 at Oak Lawn Cemetery, Thornton, Cook, Illinois, age 3 days.

Sophia Noehren

F, b. circa 1856
Father*Wilhelm Friedrich Noehren b. 18 Feb 1820, d. 2 Mar 1896
Mother*Sophia Seehausen b. 1826, d. 21 Dec 1918
Census DateLocation
17 July 1860Hanover, Lake, IndianaSophia Noehren was listed in Wilhelm Friedrich Noehren's household on the 1860 Census at Hanover, Lake, Indiana; surname listed as Nearn.1
1870Hanover, Lake, IndianaSophia Noehren was listed in Wilhelm Friedrich Noehren's household on the 1870 Census at Hanover, Lake, Indiana.2

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1860; Census Place: Hanover, Lake, Indiana; Roll: M653_274; Page: 797; Family History Library Film: 803274.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1870; Census Place: Hanover, Lake, Indiana; Roll: M593_333; Page: 387A; Image: 267175; Family History Library Film: 545832.

Henry Noehren

M, b. circa 1854
Father*Wilhelm Friedrich Noehren b. 18 Feb 1820, d. 2 Mar 1896
Mother*Sophia Seehausen b. 1826, d. 21 Dec 1918
Census DateLocation
17 July 1860Hanover, Lake, IndianaHenry Noehren was listed in Wilhelm Friedrich Noehren's household on the 1860 Census at Hanover, Lake, Indiana; surname listed as Nearn.1

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1860; Census Place: Hanover, Lake, Indiana; Roll: M653_274; Page: 797; Family History Library Film: 803274.

Marie Owen

F, b. circa 1909
Father*William F. Owen
Mother*Mary Zunwalt
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Bailey.
Married Name19 April 1947As of 19 April 1947,her married name was Klemme.

William F. Owen

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Child of William F. Owen and Mary Zunwalt

Mary Zunwalt

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Owen.

Child of Mary Zunwalt and William F. Owen

(?) Bailey

M, d. before 1947

Elsa Emma Kehrer

F, b. 5 March 1887, d. 10 August 1944
Father*John Kehrer
Mother*Lizzie Ruepke
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationElsa Emma Kehrer was also known as Elsie.
Married Namecirca 1913As of circa 1913,her married name was Klemme.

Child of Elsa Emma Kehrer and Alfred Allen Klemme

John Kehrer

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Child of John Kehrer and Lizzie Ruepke

Lizzie Ruepke

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Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLizzie Ruepke was also known as Ruholtz.
Married NameHer married name was Kehrer.

Child of Lizzie Ruepke and John Kehrer

Robert Allen Klemme

M, b. 1 March 1916, d. 4 April 1974
Father*Alfred Allen Klemme b. 18 Oct 1887, d. 7 Dec 1967
Mother*Elsa Emma Kehrer b. 5 Mar 1887, d. 10 Aug 1944
  • Robert Allen Klemme was born on 1 March 1916 at Chicago, Cook, Illinois.
  • He was the son of Alfred Allen Klemme and Elsa Emma Kehrer.
  • Robert Allen Klemme died on 4 April 1974 at Fort Harrison, Montana, at age 58.

Louise Matilda Althaus

F, b. 14 December 1891, d. 25 April 1970
Father*Emil Althaus b. 28 Apr 1860, d. 8 Feb 1930
Mother*Louise Mollet b. 18 Dec 1862, d. 21 Feb 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name23 June 1915As of 23 June 1915,her married name was Klemme.
Census DateLocation
1900Chicago Ward 15, Cook, IllinoisLouise Matilda Althaus was listed as a daughter in Emil Althaus's household on the 1900 Census at Chicago Ward 15, Cook, Illinois.1
1910Chicago Ward 25, Cook, IllinoisLouise Matilda Althaus was listed as a daughter in Emil Althaus's household on the 1910 Census at Chicago Ward 25, Cook, Illinois.2
1920Forsyth, Rosebud, MontanaLouise Matilda Althaus was listed as wife in Hermann Gustav Klemme's household on the 1920 Census at Forsyth, Rosebud, Montana.3
1930Bozeman, Gallatin, MontanaLouise Matilda Althaus was listed as wife in Hermann Gustav Klemme's household on the 1930 Census at Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana.4

Children of Louise Matilda Althaus and Hermann Gustav Klemme

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Chicago Ward 15, Cook, Illinois; Roll: 264; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 0474; FHL microfilm: 1240264.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Chicago Ward 25, Cook, Illinois; Roll: T624_269; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 1096; FHL microfilm: 1374282.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Forsyth, Rosebud, Montana; Roll: T625_975; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 123.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana; Roll: 1256; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0008; Image: 697.0; FHL microfilm: 2340991.

Ruth Miriam Klemme

F, b. 26 July 1916, d. 7 December 1999
Father*Hermann Gustav Klemme b. 14 May 1891, d. 18 Aug 1964
Mother*Louise Matilda Althaus b. 14 Dec 1891, d. 25 Apr 1970
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Butler.
Census DateLocation
1920Forsyth, Rosebud, MontanaRuth Miriam Klemme was listed as a daughter in Hermann Gustav Klemme's household on the 1920 Census at Forsyth, Rosebud, Montana.1
1930Bozeman, Gallatin, MontanaRuth Miriam Klemme was listed as a daughter in Hermann Gustav Klemme's household on the 1930 Census at Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Forsyth, Rosebud, Montana; Roll: T625_975; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 123.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana; Roll: 1256; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0008; Image: 697.0; FHL microfilm: 2340991.

Daniel Norman Klemme

M, b. 21 March 1918, d. 5 October 2001
Father*Hermann Gustav Klemme b. 14 May 1891, d. 18 Aug 1964
Mother*Louise Matilda Althaus b. 14 Dec 1891, d. 25 Apr 1970
Census DateLocation
1920Forsyth, Rosebud, MontanaDaniel Norman Klemme was listed as a son in Hermann Gustav Klemme's household on the 1920 Census at Forsyth, Rosebud, Montana.1
1930Bozeman, Gallatin, MontanaDaniel Norman Klemme was listed as a son in Hermann Gustav Klemme's household on the 1930 Census at Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Forsyth, Rosebud, Montana; Roll: T625_975; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 123.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana; Roll: 1256; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0008; Image: 697.0; FHL microfilm: 2340991.

Lenore Naomi Klemme

F, b. 1 March 1921, d. 20 April 1999
Father*Hermann Gustav Klemme b. 14 May 1891, d. 18 Aug 1964
Mother*Louise Matilda Althaus b. 14 Dec 1891, d. 25 Apr 1970
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Duff.
Name VariationLenore Naomi Klemme was also known as Naomi Lenore.
Census DateLocation
1930Bozeman, Gallatin, MontanaLenore Naomi Klemme was listed as a daughter in Hermann Gustav Klemme's household on the 1930 Census at Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana; Roll: 1256; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0008; Image: 697.0; FHL microfilm: 2340991.

Raymond Paul Klemme

M, b. 4 December 1922, d. 6 September 1980
Father*Hermann Gustav Klemme b. 14 May 1891, d. 18 Aug 1964
Mother*Louise Matilda Althaus b. 14 Dec 1891, d. 25 Apr 1970
  • Raymond Paul Klemme was born on 4 December 1922 at Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana.
  • He was the son of Hermann Gustav Klemme and Louise Matilda Althaus.
  • Raymond Paul Klemme died on 6 September 1980 at Los Angeles, California, at age 57.
Census DateLocation
1930Bozeman, Gallatin, MontanaRaymond Paul Klemme was listed as a son in Hermann Gustav Klemme's household on the 1930 Census at Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana; Roll: 1256; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0008; Image: 697.0; FHL microfilm: 2340991.

(?) Butler

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Emil Althaus

M, b. 28 April 1860, d. 8 February 1930
Emil Althaus - passport photo 1921
Father*Henry Althaus
Mother*unknown (?)
  • Emil Althaus was born on 28 April 1860 at Prattem Basel, Switzerland, also reported as Pratteln.
  • He was the son of Henry Althaus and unknown (?).
  • Emil Althaus married Louise Mollet, daughter of Joseph Mollet and unknown (?), circa 1887 at USA.
  • Emil Althaus died on 8 February 1930 at Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana, at age 69.
Census DateLocation
1900Chicago Ward 15, Cook, IllinoisEmil Althaus was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Chicago Ward 15, Cook, Illinois.1
1910Chicago Ward 25, Cook, IllinoisHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Chicago Ward 25, Cook, Illinois.2
1920Chicago Ward 23, Cook, IllinoisHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Chicago Ward 23, Cook, Illinois.3
     Emil Althaus immigrated in November 1880.

Child of Emil Althaus and Louise Mollet

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Chicago Ward 15, Cook, Illinois; Roll: 264; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 0474; FHL microfilm: 1240264.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Chicago Ward 25, Cook, Illinois; Roll: T624_269; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 1096; FHL microfilm: 1374282.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Chicago Ward 23, Cook (Chicago), Illinois; Roll: T625_334; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 1318.

Louise Mollet

F, b. 18 December 1862, d. 21 February 1925
Louise Mollet Althaus - passport photo 1921
Father*Joseph Mollet
Mother*unknown (?)
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLouise Mollet was also known as Louisa.
Married Namecirca 1887As of circa 1887,her married name was Althaus.
Census DateLocation
1900Chicago Ward 15, Cook, IllinoisLouise Mollet was listed as wife in Emil Althaus's household on the 1900 Census at Chicago Ward 15, Cook, Illinois.1
1910Chicago Ward 25, Cook, IllinoisLouise Mollet was listed as wife in Emil Althaus's household on the 1910 Census at Chicago Ward 25, Cook, Illinois.2
1920Chicago Ward 23, Cook, IllinoisLouise Mollet was listed as wife in Emil Althaus's household on the 1920 Census at Chicago Ward 23, Cook, Illinois.3
     Louise Mollet immigrated in 1887. She had 1 with 1 living in 1900 children.

Child of Louise Mollet and Emil Althaus

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Chicago Ward 15, Cook, Illinois; Roll: 264; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 0474; FHL microfilm: 1240264.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Chicago Ward 25, Cook, Illinois; Roll: T624_269; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 1096; FHL microfilm: 1374282.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Chicago Ward 23, Cook (Chicago), Illinois; Roll: T625_334; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 1318.

Henry Althaus

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  • Henry Althaus was born at Switzerland.
  • He married unknown (?).

Child of Henry Althaus and unknown (?)

unknown (?)

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Althaus.
  • Unknown (?) married Henry Althaus.
  • Unknown (?) was born at Switzerland.

Child of unknown (?) and Henry Althaus

Joseph Mollet

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  • Joseph Mollet was born at Sachweil, Switzerland.
  • He married unknown (?).

Child of Joseph Mollet and unknown (?)

unknown (?)

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Mollet.
  • Unknown (?) married Joseph Mollet.
  • Unknown (?) was born at Sachweil, Switzerland.

Child of unknown (?) and Joseph Mollet