Louisa (?)

F, b. circa 1845
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLouisa (?) was also known as Lena (?).
Married NameHer married name was Ohlendorf.
Census DateLocation
25 July 1870Crete, Will, IllinoisLouisa (?) was listed in William Ohlendorf's household on the 1870 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois; Living next door to Christian Ohlendorf.1
1880Crete, Will, IllinoisLouisa (?) was listed as wife in William Ohlendorf's household on the 1880 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.2

Children of Louisa (?) and William Ohlendorf

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 29-30. Dwelling 190.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0260 Page Number 35A.

Emma Ohlendorf

F, b. circa 1864
Father*William Ohlendorf b. c 1836
Mother*Louisa (?) b. c 1845
Census DateLocation
25 July 1870Crete, Will, IllinoisEmma Ohlendorf was listed in William Ohlendorf's household on the 1870 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois; Living next door to Christian Ohlendorf.1
1880Crete, Will, IllinoisEmma Ohlendorf was listed as a daughter in William Ohlendorf's household on the 1880 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.2

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 29-30. Dwelling 190.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0260 Page Number 35A.

Sophia Ohlendorf

F, b. circa 1868
Father*William Ohlendorf b. c 1836
Mother*Louisa (?) b. c 1845
Census DateLocation
25 July 1870Crete, Will, IllinoisSophia Ohlendorf was listed in William Ohlendorf's household on the 1870 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois; Living next door to Christian Ohlendorf.1
1880Crete, Will, IllinoisSophia Ohlendorf was listed as a daughter in William Ohlendorf's household on the 1880 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.2

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 29-30. Dwelling 190.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0260 Page Number 35A.

Sophia Seegers

F, b. circa 1859
Father*Christoph Seegers b. 28 Dec 1817, d. 9 Nov 1901
Mother*Charlotte (?) b. c 1819, d. 9 Feb 1876
Census DateLocation
30 July 1860Crete, Will, IllinoisSophia Seegers was listed in Christoph Seegers's household on the 1860 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois; surname listed as Zegars.1
25 July 1870Crete, Will, IllinoisSophia Seegers was listed in Christoph Seegers's household on the 1870 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois; also living with them was Henry Seegers, age 38, born in Hannover.2

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1860; Census Place: Crete, Will, Illinois; Roll: M653_238; Page: 0; Image: 497.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 29. Dwelling 187.

Alvina M. Jurgensen

F, b. 17 February 1912, d. 29 November 2003
Father*Charles Martin Jurgensen b. 19 Oct 1886, d. 17 Dec 1981
Mother*Emma Katherine Klemme b. 18 Apr 1890, d. 16 Jan 1982
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAlvina M. Jurgensen was also known as Ella M. L.
Married Name24 March 1937As of 24 March 1937,her married name was Nannen.
  • Alvina M. Jurgensen was born on 17 February 1912 at Iowa.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Martin Jurgensen and Emma Katherine Klemme.
  • Alvina M. Jurgensen married Harry Nannen on 24 March 1937.
  • Alvina M. Jurgensen died on 29 November 2003 at Brentwood Good Samaritan Center, Le Mars, Plymouth, Iowa, at age 91 Alvina M. Nannen, 91, of Le Mars, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2003, at Brentwood Good Samaritan Center in Le Mars.
    Alvina M. Nannen was born Feb. 17, 1912, the daughter of Charles and Emma (Klemme) Jurgensen. Alvina was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron. She attended country school in the Akron area.
    On March 24, 1937, she married Harry Nannen at her parents' home. He preceded her in death on Nov. 29, 1966.
    Alvina was a housewife who, in her free time, loved gardening. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron where she was a member of Lutheran Women.
    Survivors include a son, Arlen and his wife, Linda Nannen, of Le Mars; a daughter, Marlys and her husband, Randy Johnson, of Akron; four grandchildren, Amy and her husband, Heath Johnson, of South Lake, Texas, Mark Nannen of Sioux City, Jennifer Nannen of Holstein and Ann Marie Johnson of Akron; two great-grandchildren, Katelyn and Kyle Johnson of South Lake, Texas; a brother, Vernon and his wife, Leanna Jurgensen of Akron; a sister-in-law, Berneice Jurgensen; and several nieces and nephews.
    She was also preceded in death by her parents; a grandson, Scott Nannen; a brother, Elmer Jurgensen; a sister, Arlene Frerichs and a brother-in-law, Elmer Frerichs.
    Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron with the Rev. Jean Morse officiating. Burial will be in St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery, rural Akron. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. today (Monday) at the Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. The family will be present from 6 to 8 p.m. and there will be a prayer service at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
    Pallbearers will be Larry Jurgensen, Bruce Jurgensen, Rodney Jurgensen, Blake Larson, Ken Frerichs, Phil Jurgensen, David Appley and Larry Plueger.
Census DateLocation
1920Portland, Plymouth, IowaAlvina M. Jurgensen was listed as a daughter in Charles Martin Jurgensen's household on the 1920 Census at Portland, Plymouth, Iowa.1
10 April 1930Portland, Plymouth, IowaAlvina M. Jurgensen was listed as a daughter in Charles Martin Jurgensen's household on the 1930 Census at Portland, Plymouth, Iowa.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED136. Dwelling 31.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED75-27. Dwelling 80.

Arlene D. Jurgensen

F, b. circa 1915, d. before 2001
Father*Charles Martin Jurgensen b. 19 Oct 1886, d. 17 Dec 1981
Mother*Emma Katherine Klemme b. 18 Apr 1890, d. 16 Jan 1982
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameDecember 1938As of December 1938,her married name was Frerichs.
Census DateLocation
1920Portland, Plymouth, IowaArlene D. Jurgensen was listed as a daughter in Charles Martin Jurgensen's household on the 1920 Census at Portland, Plymouth, Iowa.1
10 April 1930Portland, Plymouth, IowaArlene D. Jurgensen was listed as a daughter in Charles Martin Jurgensen's household on the 1930 Census at Portland, Plymouth, Iowa.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED136. Dwelling 31.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED75-27. Dwelling 80.

Elmer H. Jurgensen

M, b. 7 September 1918, d. 16 August 2001
Father*Charles Martin Jurgensen b. 19 Oct 1886, d. 17 Dec 1981
Mother*Emma Katherine Klemme b. 18 Apr 1890, d. 16 Jan 1982
Census DateLocation
1920Portland, Plymouth, IowaElmer H. Jurgensen was listed as a son in Charles Martin Jurgensen's household on the 1920 Census at Portland, Plymouth, Iowa.1
10 April 1930Portland, Plymouth, IowaElmer H. Jurgensen was listed as a son in Charles Martin Jurgensen's household on the 1930 Census at Portland, Plymouth, Iowa.2
     On 28 July 1957 at Akron, Plymouth, Iowa, attended Klemme Picnic family reunion.

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED136. Dwelling 31.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED75-27. Dwelling 80.

Luben Ohlrichs

M, d. before 1910
  • Luben Ohlrichs was born at Germany.
  • He married Marie R. Elise.
  • Luben Ohlrichs died before 1910.

Child of Luben Ohlrichs and Marie R. Elise

Joseph Kloeppel

M, b. circa 1826
Father*Peter Kloeppel b. c 1800
Mother*Anna Maria Bodendein b. c 1802
Census DateLocation
13 August 1860New Holsten, Calumet, WisconsinJoseph Kloeppel was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at New Holsten, Calumet, Wisconsin, living next door to Peter Kloeppel.1
22 June 1870New Holstein, Calumet, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin.2
1880New Holstein, Calumet, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin.3

Children of Joseph Kloeppel and Magdalena (?)

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 172. Stamp 1015. Dwelling 1223.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 39. Dwelling 276.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1419 Page Number 99A.

Magdalena (?)

F, b. circa 1835, d. before 1880
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Kloeppel.
Census DateLocation
13 August 1860New Holsten, Calumet, WisconsinMagdalena (?) was listed in Joseph Kloeppel's household on the 1860 Census at New Holsten, Calumet, Wisconsin; living next door to Peter Kloeppel.1
22 June 1870New Holstein, Calumet, WisconsinMagdalena (?) was listed in Joseph Kloeppel's household on the 1870 Census at New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin.2

Children of Magdalena (?) and Joseph Kloeppel

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 172. Stamp 1015. Dwelling 1223.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 39. Dwelling 276.

Anna M. Kloeppel

F, b. circa 1862
Father*Joseph Kloeppel b. c 1826
Mother*Magdalena (?) b. c 1835, d. b 1880
Census DateLocation
22 June 1870New Holstein, Calumet, WisconsinAnna M. Kloeppel was listed in Joseph Kloeppel's household on the 1870 Census at New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin.1
1880New Holstein, Calumet, WisconsinAnna M. Kloeppel was listed as a daughter in Joseph Kloeppel's household on the 1880 Census at New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 39. Dwelling 276.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1419 Page Number 99A.

Elizabeth Kloeppel

F, b. circa 1864
Father*Joseph Kloeppel b. c 1826
Mother*Magdalena (?) b. c 1835, d. b 1880
Census DateLocation
22 June 1870New Holstein, Calumet, WisconsinElizabeth Kloeppel was listed in Joseph Kloeppel's household on the 1870 Census at New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin.1
1880New Holstein, Calumet, WisconsinElizabeth Kloeppel was listed as a daughter in Joseph Kloeppel's household on the 1880 Census at New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 39. Dwelling 276.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1419 Page Number 99A.

Johan P. Kloeppel

M, b. circa 1866
Father*Joseph Kloeppel b. c 1826
Mother*Magdalena (?) b. c 1835, d. b 1880
Census DateLocation
22 June 1870New Holstein, Calumet, WisconsinJohan P. Kloeppel was listed in Joseph Kloeppel's household on the 1870 Census at New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin.1
1880New Holstein, Calumet, WisconsinJohan P. Kloeppel was listed as a son in Joseph Kloeppel's household on the 1880 Census at New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 39. Dwelling 276.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1419 Page Number 99A.

Joseph Kloeppel

M, b. circa 1869
Father*Joseph Kloeppel b. c 1826
Mother*Magdalena (?) b. c 1835, d. b 1880
Census DateLocation
22 June 1870New Holstein, Calumet, WisconsinJoseph Kloeppel was listed in Joseph Kloeppel's household on the 1870 Census at New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin.1
1880New Holstein, Calumet, WisconsinJoseph Kloeppel was listed as a son in Joseph Kloeppel's household on the 1880 Census at New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 39. Dwelling 276.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1419 Page Number 99A.

Anton Kloeppel

M, b. circa 1871
Father*Joseph Kloeppel b. c 1826
Mother*Magdalena (?) b. c 1835, d. b 1880
Census DateLocation
1880New Holstein, Calumet, WisconsinAnton Kloeppel was listed as a son in Joseph Kloeppel's household on the 1880 Census at New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1419 Page Number 99A.

Clara Kloeppel

F, b. circa 1872
Father*Joseph Kloeppel b. c 1826
Mother*Magdalena (?) b. c 1835, d. b 1880
Census DateLocation
1880New Holstein, Calumet, WisconsinClara Kloeppel was listed as a daughter in Joseph Kloeppel's household on the 1880 Census at New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1419 Page Number 99A.

Chatrina Kloeppel

F, b. circa 1874
Father*Joseph Kloeppel b. c 1826
Mother*Magdalena (?) b. c 1835, d. b 1880
Census DateLocation
1880New Holstein, Calumet, WisconsinChatrina Kloeppel was listed as a daughter in Joseph Kloeppel's household on the 1880 Census at New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1419 Page Number 99A.

unknown (?)

F, d. before 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Nameafter 1880As of after 1880,her married name was Kloeppel.

Children of unknown (?) and Peter Kloeppel

William Leder

M, b. November 1869
Father*Samuel Leder b. 4 Nov 1836, d. 17 Dec 1894
Mother*Elizabeth Mollet b. 31 Mar 1848, d. 17 Apr 1930
Census DateLocation
4 June 1870Pocahontas, Bond, IllinoisWilliam Leder was listed in Samuel Leder's household on the 1870 Census at Pocahontas, Bond, Illinois; living next door to John Leder, age 27.1
     Samuel Leder witnessed the migration in 1881 at Pierron, Bond, Illinois to, Ulm, Prairie, Arkansas.

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 22. Dwelling 170.

Catharine Hoffman

F, b. circa 1842, d. before March 1865
Father*(?) Hoffman
Mother*Isabella (?) b. c 1807
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name8 August 1859As of 8 August 1859,her married name was Leder.1
  • Catharine Hoffman was born circa 1842 at Switzerland.
  • She was the daughter of (?) Hoffman and Isabella (?).
  • Catharine Hoffman married Samuel Leder on 8 August 1859 at Madison, Illinois.1
  • Catharine Hoffman died before March 1865.
Census DateLocation
27 July 1860Greenville P. O., Bond, IllinoisCatharine Hoffman was listed in Isabella (?)'s household on the 1860 Census at Greenville P. O., Bond, Illinois.2

Children of Catharine Hoffman and Samuel Leder

Citations

  1. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Vol 6/ Page 164 License 577.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 186. Dwelling 1317.

Johanna Gustafsdotter

F, b. 3 January 1853, d. 4 April 1918
Johanna Gustafsdotter
Johanna Gustafsdotter Carlson and daughter Ida Amelia Carlson
Father*Gustaf Gustafsson b. 18 Oct 1824, d. 8 Feb 1902
Mother*Kajsa Lisa Larsdotter b. 10 Nov 1822, d. 12 Jan 1870
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohanna Gustafsdotter was also known as Gustafson.
Name VariationJohanna Gustafsdotter was also known as Hanna.
Married Name11 April 1880As of 11 April 1880,her married name was Carlsson.
Married Name11 April 1880As of 11 April 1880,her married name was Carlson.
  • Johanna Gustafsdotter was born on 3 January 1853 at "Holmen", Fägre, Skaraborg (Västra Götaland), Sweden.
  • She was the daughter of Gustaf Gustafsson and Kajsa Lisa Larsdotter.
  • Johanna Gustafsdotter married Anders Gustav Carlsson, son of Karl Larsson and Charlotta Andersdotter, on 11 April 1880 at Trästena, Skaraborg (Västra Götaland), Sweden.
  • Johanna Gustafsdotter died on 4 April 1918 at Geddes, Charles Mix, South Dakota, at age 65 Mrs. A. G. Carlson was, before her Marriage, Johanna Gustafson. She was born on the third day of January 1853, died on April 4, 1918, aged 65 years, 3 months, and 1 day. Mrs. Carlson was married on April 11, 1880 to A. G. Carlson, to this union 10 children were born, of which nine are living. Carl Gustav died in infancy; O. M. Carlson of Wewela; Mrs. E. F. Mollet of Gordon; Mrs. Charles Mollet, Lake Andes; Mrs. Frank Paddock and J. V. Carlson of Geddes; Mrs. Virgil Millage of Fleming, Col; O. B. Carlson and Mrs. Carl Frick of Beresford and Mrs. Harold Valentine of Geddes. Mrs. Carlson was born in Sweden and came to So. Dak. in 1881 and to Charles Mix County in 1884. She was a most helpful and devoted member of the Lutheran Church. She was loved by all who had the pleasure of knowing her, and what a priceless treasure is this to those nearest and dearest to her. The richness of her life beyond is her's to enjoy and the richness of her life here is the inspiration for us to emulate and which will bring cheer and comfort. The services were held and the remains laid to rest Sunday.
  • She was buried after 4 April 1918 at Pleasant Lawn Cemetery, Geddes, Charles Mix, South Dakota, Block 49 Lot 3 Grave 4.
    Johanna (Gustafsdotter) Carlson tombstone 1853-1918
Census DateLocation
1 June 1885Charles Mix, South DakotaJohanna Gustafsdotter is listed as wife on the census of 1 June 1885 in the household of Anders Gustav Carlsson at Charles Mix, South Dakota; surname listed as Karlson.
1895Forbes Town, Charles Mix, South DakotaJohanna Gustafsdotter appeared on the census of 1895 in the household of Anders Gustav Carlsson at Forbes Town, Charles Mix, South Dakota.
21 June 1900Rhoda, Charles Mix, South DakotaJohanna Gustafsdotter was listed as wife in Anders Gustav Carlsson's household on the 1900 Census at Rhoda, Charles Mix, South Dakota.1
1905South DakotaJohanna Gustafsdotter appeared on the census of 1905 in the household of Anders Gustav Carlsson at South Dakota; listed as A Z and Hanna Carlson.
23 April 1910Moore, Charles Mix, South DakotaJohanna Gustafsdotter was listed as wife in Anders Gustav Carlsson's household on the 1910 Census at Moore, Charles Mix, South Dakota.2
     Family portrait.
Anders and Johanna Carlson family
Photo of Anders Gustav Carlsson and Johanna Gustafsdotter.
Anders Gustav Carlsson and Johanna Gustafsdotter
Johanna Gustafsdotter emigrated with Anders Gustav Carlsson on 29 April 1881 at Bäcke, Skaraborg (Västra Götaland), Sweden. Johanna Gustafsdotter and Anders Gustav Carlsson immigrated on 28 May 1881 to New York Place of Origin: Sweden
Port of Departure: Liverpool, England and Queenstown, Ireland
Destination: United States of America
Port of Arrival: New York
Port Arrival State: New York
Port Arrival Country: United States
Ship Name: Abyssinia.
New York Passenger Lists 1881 May 28 - ship Abyssinia - Carlsson, Anders
Ship Abyssinia - Cunard Line - built 1870 - route Liverpool, England to New York, NY
Johanna Gustafsdotter and Anders Gustav Carlsson immigrated on 4 April 1884 to S. S. Orlando, Hull, England, also includes Karl Larsson family.
1884 family leaves for America - Karl Larsson family + Anders Gustaf Karlsson family
Johanna Gustafsdotter had 10 with 9 living in 1900 children. She had 10 with 9 living in 1910 children.

Children of Johanna Gustafsdotter and Anders Gustav Carlsson

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED80. Dwelling 150.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED96. Dwelling 63.

John Gerhard Borchers

M, b. 28 December 1912
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohn Gerhard Borchers was also known as Jack.

Child of John Gerhard Borchers and Elsie Mae Klemme

Virgil Lee Borchers

M, b. 6 March 1934, d. 29 April 2006
Father*John Gerhard Borchers b. 28 Dec 1912
Mother*Elsie Mae Klemme b. 23 Mar 1913, d. 25 Apr 1962
  • Virgil Lee Borchers was born on 6 March 1934 at Akron, Plymouth, Iowa.
  • He was the son of John Gerhard Borchers and Elsie Mae Klemme.
  • Virgil Lee Borchers died on 29 April 2006 at age 72 Virgil L. Borchers, 72, of Brunsville, died Saturday, April 29, 2006, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City.

    Virgil Lee Borchers was born March 6, 1934, in Akron, the son of John "Jack" and Elsie (Klemme) Borchers. Virgil was baptized and confirmed at St. Peter Lutheran Church. He attended country school near Brunsville and graduated in 1952 from Le Mars Central High School. Virgil served his country during the Korean Conflict from 1955 to 1958 where he was stationed in Alaska. Upon being discharge from the service, he returned to Brunsville to work in the family business, Borchers Grain and Feed.

    Virgil was united in marriage to Cecelia Witt on March 3, 1961, at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Brunsville. He later purchased the grain and feed store and also operated the DX Station and tank wagon service in Brunsville until 1982. After selling the business, Virgil managed the Elks Club in Le Mars for a few years. He later went to work for Northwest Airlink in Sioux City managing the parts and service department. He then went to work for John Morrell in Sioux City working in the parts and service department until his retirement in 1988.

    Virgil was a lifelong member of St. Peter Lutheran Church where he was on the Cemetery Board for more than 30 years, served on Church Council, trustee, and volunteered wherever he could. He was a member of the Le Mars Elks Club and had served as Exalted Ruler in 1978 and later as District Deputy in northwest Iowa. He was a life member of the L & O Investment Club and served as treasurer for 25 years. He was a member of the Heeren-McHale-Wilken American Legion Post #724 of Brunsville.

    In earlier years, Virgil enjoyed stock car racing and being one of the sponsors of Larry's Automotive race car.

    Virgil and Cecelia enjoyed going to auctions together. Through the years Virgil amassed a large collection of die-cast cars, tractors, and HO gauge trains. The couple also enjoyed traveling throughout the world when Cecelia worked as a travel agent.

    Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Cecelia of Brunsville; three children: Michael and his wife, Sandra Borchers of Tomah, Wis., and their children Dawn and her husband Derek Woods, Brian Borchers and his fiance, Alicia Bomgartner; Kevin and his wife, Keri Borchers of Le Mars and their children Logan Robbins and Colan Borchers; and Donna and her husband Mark Morehead of Merrill and their children Mitchell, Benjamin, and Karson Morehead; a brother, Richard and his wife Jane Borchers of Wayzata, Minn; an aunt and uncle, Dick and Darlene Youngstrom of Kansas City, Mo; a niece, Sarah Borchers and her husband, Brian Kingsley of Long Lake, Minn; a nephew, John and his wife, Christina Borchers of Atherton, Calif; special family friends, Carol Schlotfeldt of Brunsville, Jerry Traufler of Le Mars, Larry Molzen of Le Mars, and William and Janice Renken of Brunsville.

    Virgil was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Debra Borchers; a grandson, Alex David Morehead; and a special friend, Ray Schlotfeldt.

    Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Brunsville with the Rev. Dan Gerrietts officiating. Inurnment with military honors provided by the Heeren-McHale-Wilken American Legion Post #724 will be in St. Peter Cemetery, Brunsville.. Visitations with the family present will be after 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars with a prayer service at 7 p.m.

    Honorary casketbearers will be his grandchildren.

    Memorials may be given to St. Peter Lutheran Church or the Brunsville Four Seasons Garden Club.

    Condolences may be sent to the family at www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.

Child of Virgil Lee Borchers

Debra Mae Borchers

F, b. 13 April 1963, d. 13 April 1963
Father*Virgil Lee Borchers b. 6 Mar 1934, d. 29 Apr 2006
  • Debra Mae Borchers died on 13 April 1963 at Le Mars, Iowa.
  • She was born on 13 April 1963 at Le Mars, Iowa.
  • She was the daughter of Virgil Lee Borchers.

Marjorie McHale

F, b. 7 September 1924, d. 10 June 1997
Father*Jesse O. McHale b. c 1888, d. b 1947
Mother*Kathryn E. Rieken b. c 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name20 June 1947As of 20 June 1947,her married name was Klemme.
Married Name18 September 1971As of 18 September 1971,her married name was Hopkins.
  • Marjorie McHale was born on 7 September 1924 at Brunsville, Plymouth, Iowa.
  • She was the daughter of Jesse O. McHale and Kathryn E. Rieken.
  • Marjorie McHale married Arnold William Klemme, son of Frederick Klemme and Etta Margaret Tapper, on 20 June 1947 at Brunsville, Plymouth, Iowa.
  • Marjorie McHale married Gaylord Hopkins on 18 September 1971.
  • Marjorie McHale died on 10 June 1997 at age 72 Marjorie Hopkins, 72, of Primghar, passed away Tuesday, June 10, 1997. Funeral services were Thursday, June 12, 1997 at Grace Lutheran Church, Primghar, with Rev. James Mueller officiating. Honorary Casket bearers were Marjorie's grandchildren. Casket bearers were Bertus DeRidder Sr., Bertus DeRidder Jr., Marlin Flick, Roger Smith, Wes Schnack, and Darryl Triplett.

    Graveside services were held Thursday at the Brunsville Cemetery, Brunsville, Iowa.

    Marjorie Hopkins was born September 7, 1924 in Brunsville, Iowa, the daughter of Jesse and Kathryn Reiken McHale. She attended school in Brunsville and later graduated from high school in LeMars

    On June 20, 1947 she was united in marriage to Arnold W. Klemme. After their marriage, the couple farmed in the Brunsville area until moving into Brunsville. Her husband preceded her in death on December 16, 1963.

    On September 18, 1971 she was united in marriage to Gaylord Hopkins in Brunsville, Iowa. After their marriage the couple settled in Primghar. She passed away on Tuesday, June 10, 1997 at the Primghar Care Center reaching the age of 72 years, 9 months and 3 days.

    She was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church and the Afternoon Circle of the church, and the Baum-Harmon Hospital Auxiliary of Primghar

    Marjorie is survived by her husband Gaylord of Primghar; one son, James and his wife Dorothy Klemme of LeMars, Iowa; one daughter, Kristie and her husband Lynn Ridley of Lanexa, Virginia; five step-children, Cindy and her husband David Blanchard of Aurora, Colorado, Jim and his wife Jean Hopkins and Jerry and his wife Melody Hopkins, all of Norfolk, Nebraska, Julie and her husband Amie Mear of Wheatland, Wyoming, and Kendall and his wife LeAnn Hopkins of Aurora, Colorado; 14 grandchildren: 1 greatgrandchild; one brother. Jack McHale of Brunsville. Iowa, a sister, Kathryn (Cussy) and her husband Daryl Jeffers of Edgewater. Colorado; a sister-in-law, Arlene McHale of Craig, Iowa; many nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Arnold, parents, two brothers, William H. McHale and Bernard McHale.

John H. Herzberg

M, b. 29 October 1877, d. 22 August 1954
Father*Christ Herzberg
Mother*Margareth Fein
  • John H. Herzberg was born on 29 October 1877 at Holstein, Germany.
  • He was the son of Christ Herzberg and Margareth Fein.
  • John H. Herzberg married Mary Christine Ohlrichs, daughter of Fritz J. Ohlrichs and Gardine Elizabeth Stouffer, on 9 February 1903 at near Le Mars, Plymouth, Iowa.
  • John H. Herzberg died on 22 August 1954 at at his farm home, Washington, Plymouth, Iowa, at age 76.
  • He was buried on 24 August 1954 at St. Paul's American Lutheran Church, Johnson, Plymouth, Iowa.
Census DateLocation
4 February 1920Washington, Plymouth, IowaJohn H. Herzberg was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Washington, Plymouth, Iowa.1
24 April 1930Stanton, Plymouth, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Stanton, Plymouth, Iowa.2

Children of John H. Herzberg and Mary Christine Ohlrichs

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED135. Dwelling 72.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED75-32. Dwelling 126.

Martha Herzberg

F, b. circa 1906
Father*John H. Herzberg b. 29 Oct 1877, d. 22 Aug 1954
Mother*Mary Christine Ohlrichs b. 9 Apr 1885, d. 29 Sep 1954
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Eberhart.
Census DateLocation
4 February 1920Washington, Plymouth, IowaMartha Herzberg was listed as a daughter in John H. Herzberg's household on the 1920 Census at Washington, Plymouth, Iowa.1
24 April 1930Stanton, Plymouth, IowaMartha Herzberg was listed as a daughter in John H. Herzberg's household on the 1930 Census at Stanton, Plymouth, Iowa.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED135. Dwelling 72.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED75-32. Dwelling 126.

Thomas Herzberg

M, b. circa 1909, d. before 1954
Father*John H. Herzberg b. 29 Oct 1877, d. 22 Aug 1954
Mother*Mary Christine Ohlrichs b. 9 Apr 1885, d. 29 Sep 1954
Census DateLocation
4 February 1920Washington, Plymouth, IowaThomas Herzberg was listed as a son in John H. Herzberg's household on the 1920 Census at Washington, Plymouth, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED135. Dwelling 72.

Katherine M. Borchers

F, b. 1897, d. 17 October 1983
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationKatherine M. Borchers was also known as Dirks.
Name VariationKatherine M. Borchers was also known as Kate.
Married Name25 June 1919As of 25 June 1919,her married name was Ohlrichs.
  • Katherine M. Borchers was born in 1897.
  • She married John F. Ohlrichs, son of Fritz J. Ohlrichs and Gardine Elizabeth Stouffer, on 25 June 1919.
  • Katherine M. Borchers died on 17 October 1983 Mrs. John Ohlrichs, 86, of Le Mars died Monday (Oct. 17, 1983) in a nursing home in Le Mars.

    Services were held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in St. John's American Lutheran church in Le Mars. The Rev. David Kramer. Burial was in St. Paul's Lutheran cemetery, rural Merrill, under direction of the Mauer-Johnson funeral home.

    Mrs. Ohlrichs, the former Katherine Borchers, was born July 13, 1897, in Plymouth county and was a lifelong resident of the Le Mars and Merrill area. She married John Ohlrichs June 25, 1919, in rural Merrill. They farmed for many years in the Merrill area. Mr. Ohlrichs died in 1959 and she moved to Le Mars in 1963. She was a member of St. John's American Lutheran church.

Emma Krohn

F, b. 9 August 1867, d. 24 April 1943
Father*Jacob Krohn b. Apr 1841, d. 9 May 1910
Mother*Margretha Struck b. Mar 1843, d. 9 Nov 1911
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Nameafter 1880As of after 1880,her married name was Klug.
Census DateLocation
24 June 1870Dane, Dane, WisconsinEmma Krohn was listed in Jacob Krohn's household on the 1870 Census at Dane, Dane, Wisconsin.2
1880Mauston, Juneau, WisconsinEmma Krohn was listed as a servant girl for the Gustave Hass family on the 1880 Census at Mauston, Juneau, Wisconsin; listed as Cron.3

Children of Emma Krohn and Henry J. Klug

Citations

  1. [S214] Wisconsin Sauk Co Cemetery Records Vol 9, page 109.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 162. Page 15. Dwelling 110.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1431 Page Number 448B.