Hermine J. Klemme

F, b. 6 March 1894, d. October 1979
Father*Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Albert Karl Klemme b. 7 Apr 1859, d. 22 May 1946
Mother*Maria Alwine Elisabeth Klemme b. 26 Jun 1869, d. 2 Nov 1948
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHermine J. Klemme was also known as Minnie.
Name VariationHermine J. Klemme was also known as Hermina.
  • Hermine J. Klemme was never married.
  • She was born on 6 March 1894 at Illinois.
  • She was the daughter of Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Albert Karl Klemme and Maria Alwine Elisabeth Klemme.
  • Hermine J. Klemme was buried in October 1979 at Crete Cemetery, Crete, Will, Illinois.
  • She died in October 1979 at age 85 Minne Klemme obituary.
    Park Forest Star October 14, 1979 - Minne Klemme obituary
Census DateLocation
June 1900Crete, Will, IllinoisHermine J. Klemme was listed as a daughter in Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Albert Karl Klemme's household on the 1900 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.
22 January 1920Crete, Will, IllinoisHermine J. Klemme was listed as a daughter in Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Albert Karl Klemme's household on the 1920 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.1
12 April 1930Crete, Will, IllinoisHermine J. Klemme was listed as a daughter in Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Albert Karl Klemme's household on the 1930 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.2
     Hermine J. Klemme obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence Crete, Will, Illinois; last benefit Chicago Heights, Cook, Illinois. She lived with Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Albert Karl Klemme in 1918 at Crete, Will, Illinois.3

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED145. Dwelling 52.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-2. Dwelling 97.
  3. [S324] Illinois Will and Southern Cook County 1918 Prairie Farmer's Directory, by Illinois Will and Southern Cook County.

Myrtle Louella Klemme

F, b. 25 June 1883, d. September 1960
Father*Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Albert Karl Klemme b. 7 Apr 1859, d. 22 May 1946
Mother*Florence Adelia Dodge b. 10 Mar 1862, d. 1889
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name21 February 1909As of 21 February 1909,her married name was Hinrichs.
  • Myrtle Louella Klemme was born on 25 June 1883 at Crete, Illinois.
  • She was the daughter of Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Albert Karl Klemme and Florence Adelia Dodge.
  • Myrtle Louella Klemme married William F. Hinrichs on 21 February 1909 at German Lutheran Church, Sollit, Illinois, Myrtle Klemme and William Hinrichs wedding announcement.
    Chicago Star Publications February 25, 1909 - Myrtle Klemme and William Hinrichs wedding announcement
  • Myrtle Louella Klemme died in September 1960 at age 77 Myrtle (Klemme) Hinrichs obituary.
    Chicago Heights Star Chicago Heights Illinois October 2, 1960 - Myrtle (Klemme) Hinrichs obituary
Census DateLocation
12 February 1920Crete, Will, IllinoisMyrtle Louella Klemme was listed as wife in William F. Hinrichs's household on the 1930 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.1
12 April 1930Crete, Will, IllinoisMyrtle Louella Klemme was listed as wife in William F. Hinrichs's household on the 1930 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.2
     Myrtle Louella Klemme lived with William F. Hinrichs in 1918 at Crete, Will, Illinois.3

Children of Myrtle Louella Klemme and William F. Hinrichs

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED145. Dwelling 72.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-2. Dwelling 300.
  3. [S324] Illinois Will and Southern Cook County 1918 Prairie Farmer's Directory, by Illinois Will and Southern Cook County.

Frank Clinton Klemme

M, b. 27 August 1885, d. 26 June 1969
Father*Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Albert Karl Klemme b. 7 Apr 1859, d. 22 May 1946
Mother*Florence Adelia Dodge b. 10 Mar 1862, d. 1889
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFrank Clinton Klemme was also known as Frank G.
  • Frank Clinton Klemme was born on 27 August 1885 at Crete, Will, Illinois.
  • He was the son of Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Albert Karl Klemme and Florence Adelia Dodge.
  • Frank Clinton Klemme died on 26 June 1969 at Crete, Will, Illinois, at age 83 Frank C Klemme obituary.
    Park Forest (IL) Star June 29, 1969 - Frank C Klemme obituary
  • He was buried after 26 June 1969 at Crete Cemetery, Crete, Will, Illinois.
Census DateLocation
June 1900Crete, Will, IllinoisFrank Clinton Klemme was listed as a son in Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Albert Karl Klemme's household on the 1900 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.
22 January 1920Crete, Will, IllinoisFrank Clinton Klemme was listed as a son in Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Albert Karl Klemme's household on the 1920 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.1
12 April 1930Crete, Will, IllinoisFrank Clinton Klemme was listed as a son in Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Albert Karl Klemme's household on the 1930 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.2
     Frank Clinton Klemme lived in 1918 at Crete, Will, Illinois.3

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED145. Dwelling 52.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-2. Dwelling 97.
  3. [S324] Illinois Will and Southern Cook County 1918 Prairie Farmer's Directory, by Illinois Will and Southern Cook County.

William F. Hinrichs

M, b. 1878
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam F. Hinrichs was also known as Bill.
Census DateLocation
12 February 1920Crete, Will, IllinoisWilliam F. Hinrichs was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.1
12 April 1930Crete, Will, IllinoisHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.2
     William F. Hinrichs lived in 1918 at Crete, Will, Illinois.3

Children of William F. Hinrichs and Myrtle Louella Klemme

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED145. Dwelling 72.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-2. Dwelling 300.
  3. [S324] Illinois Will and Southern Cook County 1918 Prairie Farmer's Directory, by Illinois Will and Southern Cook County.

Ernest Hinrichs

M, b. circa 1911
Father*William F. Hinrichs b. 1878
Mother*Myrtle Louella Klemme b. 25 Jun 1883, d. Sep 1960
Census DateLocation
12 February 1920Crete, Will, IllinoisErnest Hinrichs was listed as a son in William F. Hinrichs's household on the 1920 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.1
12 April 1930Crete, Will, IllinoisErnest Hinrichs was listed as a son in William F. Hinrichs's household on the 1930 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.2
     Ernest Hinrichs lived with William F. Hinrichs in 1918 at Crete, Will, Illinois.3

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED145. Dwelling 72.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-2. Dwelling 300.
  3. [S324] Illinois Will and Southern Cook County 1918 Prairie Farmer's Directory, by Illinois Will and Southern Cook County.

Melvin Hinrichs

M, b. circa 1913
Father*William F. Hinrichs b. 1878
Mother*Myrtle Louella Klemme b. 25 Jun 1883, d. Sep 1960
Census DateLocation
12 February 1920Crete, Will, IllinoisMelvin Hinrichs was listed as a son in William F. Hinrichs's household on the 1920 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.1
12 April 1930Crete, Will, IllinoisMelvin Hinrichs was listed as a son in William F. Hinrichs's household on the 1930 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.2
     Melvin Hinrichs lived with William F. Hinrichs in 1918 at Crete, Will, Illinois.3

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED145. Dwelling 72.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-2. Dwelling 300.
  3. [S324] Illinois Will and Southern Cook County 1918 Prairie Farmer's Directory, by Illinois Will and Southern Cook County.

Gilbert Hinrichs

M, b. circa 1915, d. after 1982
Father*William F. Hinrichs b. 1878
Mother*Myrtle Louella Klemme b. 25 Jun 1883, d. Sep 1960
Census DateLocation
12 February 1920Crete, Will, IllinoisGilbert Hinrichs was listed as a son in William F. Hinrichs's household on the 1920 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.1
12 April 1930Crete, Will, IllinoisGilbert Hinrichs was listed as a son in William F. Hinrichs's household on the 1930 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.2
     Gilbert Hinrichs lived with William F. Hinrichs in 1918 at Crete, Will, Illinois.3

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED145. Dwelling 72.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-2. Dwelling 300.
  3. [S324] Illinois Will and Southern Cook County 1918 Prairie Farmer's Directory, by Illinois Will and Southern Cook County.

Alice Hinrichs

F, b. circa March 1918
Father*William F. Hinrichs b. 1878
Mother*Myrtle Louella Klemme b. 25 Jun 1883, d. Sep 1960
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Berchus.
Census DateLocation
12 February 1920Crete, Will, IllinoisAlice Hinrichs was listed as a daughter in William F. Hinrichs's household on the 1920 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.1
12 April 1930Crete, Will, IllinoisAlice Hinrichs was listed as a daughter in William F. Hinrichs's household on the 1930 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.2
     Alice Hinrichs lived with William F. Hinrichs in 1918 at Crete, Will, Illinois.3

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED145. Dwelling 72.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-2. Dwelling 300.
  3. [S324] Illinois Will and Southern Cook County 1918 Prairie Farmer's Directory, by Illinois Will and Southern Cook County.

Emma Piel

F, b. 30 June 1896, d. 8 August 1988
Father*Herman Piel b. Nov 1869, d. 7 Nov 1920
Mother*Emma Bredemeier b. Mar 1873
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name21 October 1920As of 21 October 1920,her married name was Schoenwald.
  • Emma Piel was born on 30 June 1896 at Beecher, Will, Illinois, also reported as Jun 1895.
  • She was the daughter of Herman Piel and Emma Bredemeier.
  • Emma Piel married Erwin August Schoenwald, son of Ferdinand Schoenwald and O'Tillie E. Klemme, on 21 October 1920.
  • Emma Piel died on 8 August 1988 at Peotone, Will, Illinois, at age 92 Emma (Piel) Schoenwald obituary.
    Chicago Heights Star August 11, 1988 - Emma (Piel) Schoenwald obituary
  • She was buried after 8 August 1988 at Skyline Memorial Park, Monee, Will, Illinois.
Census DateLocation
12 June 1900Washington, Will, IllinoisEmma Piel was listed as a daughter in Herman Piel's household on the 1900 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1
10 February 1920Washington, Will, IllinoisEmma Piel was listed as a daughter in Herman Piel's household on the 1920 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.2
24 April 1930Washington, Will, IllinoisEmma Piel was listed as wife in Erwin August Schoenwald's household on the 1930 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois; living next door to August Piel.3
1940Yellowhead, Kankakee, IllinoisEmma Piel was listed as wife in Erwin August Schoenwald's household on the 1940 Census at Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois; living next door to August Piel.4
     Emma Piel obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence Beecher, Will, Illinois.

Children of Emma Piel and Erwin August Schoenwald

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED147. Dwelling 132.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED207. Dwelling 215.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-84. Dwelling 146.
  4. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois; Roll: T627_824; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 46-63.

Earl Herman Schoenwald

M, b. 23 July 1921, d. 25 April 2006
Father*Erwin August Schoenwald b. 16 Jan 1894, d. 20 Aug 1957
Mother*Emma Piel b. 30 Jun 1896, d. 8 Aug 1988
  • Earl Herman Schoenwald married Marian Dierking, daughter of Emil Dierking and Justine Engelking.
  • Earl Herman Schoenwald was born on 23 July 1921 at Illinois.
  • He was the son of Erwin August Schoenwald and Emma Piel.
  • Earl Herman Schoenwald died on 25 April 2006 at age 84 Earl H. Schoenwald, 84, of Beecher, died Tuesday (April 25, 2006) at St. James Hospital, Chicago Heights. Visitation will be from 4-9 p.m. today at Hack Funeral Home, Beecher. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. John's United Church of Christ, Beecher, where he was a member. Rev. Susan Lock will officiate. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery. Mr. Schoenwald was a farmer. He was born July 23, 1921, in Beecher, the son of Erwin and Emma Piel Schoenwald. His wife, the former Marian Dierking, died in 2002. He was a member of the Beecher Sportsmen's Club, the Bradley Moose, the Momence Antique Car Club-Illinois Region, and the Antique Car Club of America. Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Chrystal and Redgie Claus of Manteno, Kathy and Dennis Koehn of Beecher; three grandchildren, Troy (Ann) Claus, Steven (Michelle) Koehn, Kevin (Jenny) Koehn; two great-grandchildren, Chandler Claus and Natalie Koehn; and three sisters-in-law, Elaine Connell, Elaine Schoenwald and Lucille Dierking. One brother, Warren, is deceased.
Census DateLocation
24 April 1930Washington, Will, IllinoisEarl Herman Schoenwald was listed as a son in Erwin August Schoenwald's household on the 1930 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois; living next door to August Piel.1
1940Yellowhead, Kankakee, IllinoisEarl Herman Schoenwald was listed as a son in Erwin August Schoenwald's household on the 1940 Census at Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois; living next door to August Piel.2
     Earl Herman Schoenwald obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence Beecher, Will, Illinois.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-84. Dwelling 146.
  2. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois; Roll: T627_824; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 46-63.

Warren Kenneth Schoenwald

M, b. 12 March 1924, d. 24 September 1987
Father*Erwin August Schoenwald b. 16 Jan 1894, d. 20 Aug 1957
Mother*Emma Piel b. 30 Jun 1896, d. 8 Aug 1988
  • Warren Kenneth Schoenwald married Elaine Schroeder, daughter of Arno Schroeder and Amanda Meyer.
  • Warren Kenneth Schoenwald was born on 12 March 1924 at Illinois.
  • He was the son of Erwin August Schoenwald and Emma Piel.
  • Warren Kenneth Schoenwald died on 24 September 1987 at Beecher, Will, Illinois, at age 63 Warren Kenneth Schoenwald obituary.
    Crete Star September 27, 1987 - Warren Kenneth Schoenwald obituary
Census DateLocation
24 April 1930Washington, Will, IllinoisWarren Kenneth Schoenwald was listed as a son in Erwin August Schoenwald's household on the 1930 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois; living next door to August Piel.1
1940Yellowhead, Kankakee, IllinoisWarren Kenneth Schoenwald was listed as a son in Erwin August Schoenwald's household on the 1940 Census at Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois; living next door to August Piel.2
     Warren Kenneth Schoenwald obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence Beecher, Will, Illinois.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-84. Dwelling 146.
  2. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois; Roll: T627_824; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 46-63.

Lois June Schoenwald

F, b. 19 January 1927, d. 17 September 1995
Father*William Ferdinand Schoenwald b. 29 Jun 1897, d. 1960
Mother*Alice Leona Heldt b. 17 Dec 1899, d. 12 May 1962
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hill.
Census DateLocation
12 April 1930Steger, Will, IllinoisLois June Schoenwald was listed as a daughter in William Ferdinand Schoenwald's household on the 1930 Census at Steger, Will, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-3. Dwelling 266.

Evelyn Schoenwald

F, b. 5 July 1929, d. 3 August 2014
Father*William Ferdinand Schoenwald b. 29 Jun 1897, d. 1960
Mother*Alice Leona Heldt b. 17 Dec 1899, d. 12 May 1962
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Parker.
Census DateLocation
12 April 1930Steger, Will, IllinoisEvelyn Schoenwald was listed as a daughter in William Ferdinand Schoenwald's household on the 1930 Census at Steger, Will, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-3. Dwelling 266.

Edward Scheiman

M, b. circa 1907
Father*Otto Scheiman b. c 1877
Mother*Elizabeth Reutkowski b. c 1883
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEdward Scheiman was also known as Sheiman.
Census DateLocation
1930Chicago Heights, Cook, IllinoisEdward Scheiman was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Chicago Heights, Cook, Illinois.1
1940Beecher, Will, IllinoisHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census at Beecher, Will, Illinois.2
     Edward Scheiman was a Cabinet Worker at Piano Works in 1930. He was a tavern keeper in 1940.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Chicago Heights, Cook, Illinois; Roll: 414; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 2019; Image: 740.0; FHL microfilm: 2340149.
  2. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Beecher, Will, Illinois; Roll: T627_909; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 99-107.

Alma Gesina Katherina Osterthun

F, b. 7 September 1912, d. 25 June 2008
Alma Gesina Katherina (Osterthun) Klemme
Father*August Osterthun b. 1885, d. 1957
Mother*Johannah Lubben b. 1889, d. 1984
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name23 September 1931As of 23 September 1931,her married name was Klemme.
  • Alma Gesina Katherina Osterthun was born on 7 September 1912 at Iowa.
  • She was the daughter of August Osterthun and Johannah Lubben.
  • Alma Gesina Katherina Osterthun married Walter H. Klemme, son of Johan Heinrich Christoph Klemme and Wilhelmina Glade, on 23 September 1931 at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Chatsworth, Iowa.
    Marriage certificate of Alma Osterthun and Walter Klemme - 23 Sep 1931 - Chatsworth, IA
  • Alma Gesina Katherina Osterthun died on 25 June 2008 at age 95 Alma Klemme, 95, of Le Mars, formerly of Akron, died Wednesday, June 25, 2008, at Good Samaritan Center-Le Mars in Le Mars.
    Alma Gesina Katherina Klemme was born Sept. 7, 1912, in Akron, the daughter of August and Johannah (Lubben) Osterthun. She was raised and educated near Chatsworth. She was united in marriage to Walter H. Klemme on Sept. 23, 1931, in Chatsworth. Alma and Walter farmed east of Akron for many years. Alma was a homemaker for her family. In December of 1965, they retired and moved to Akron. Walter died Jan. 8, 1973. Later, Alma resided at the Ridgewood Apartments in Akron for many years. For the past 6 1/2 years, she has been a resident of the Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars (now Good Samaritan Center-Le Mars). Alma was a longtime member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron having served many years in the W.E.L.C.A. During her time in Akron, she enjoyed going to the Akron Senior Center. She enjoyed flower gardening, playing cards, and sewing. She loved playing the piano and accordion and listening to music. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Survivors include her three children: Wendall Klemme and his wife Arlene of Sheldon, Darwyn Klemme and his wife Betty of Sioux City, and Elvira Nielsen and her husband Norman of Le Mars; a sister: Edna Jurgensen of Akron; 10 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 26 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Walter; a son: Ronald Klemme; a sister: Nora Tammen; a great-great-granddaughter: Anna Marie Schoen; and two brothers-in-law: John Tammen and Arval Jurgensen. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Akron. The Rev. Jean Morse will officiate. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Thursday with the family present after 6 p.m., and a prayer service at 7 p.m., all at Carlsen Funeral Home - Schroeder Chapel in Akron.
     In July 1949 at LeMars, Plymouth, Iowa, attended the Klemme family picnic. On 23 September 1956 25th wedding anniversary. In May 1975 5 generation photo of Hannah Osterthun, Alma (Osterthun) Klemme, Wendall Klemme, his daughters Cheryl and Terri, and grandkids.
Akron Register Tribune May 15, 1975 - 5 generation photo of Hannah Osterthun, Alma (Osterthun) Klemme, Wendall Klemme, his daughters Cheryl and Terri

Children of Alma Gesina Katherina Osterthun and Walter H. Klemme

Wendall Klemme

M, b. 14 May 1932, d. 26 December 2008
Father*Walter H. Klemme b. 22 Apr 1906, d. 8 Jan 1973
Mother*Alma Gesina Katherina Osterthun b. 7 Sep 1912, d. 25 Jun 2008
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWendall Klemme was also known as Wendell.
  • Wendall Klemme was born on 14 May 1932 at Iowa.
  • He was the son of Walter H. Klemme and Alma Gesina Katherina Osterthun.
  • Wendall Klemme married Arlene Nienke, daughter of Frank Nienke, on 16 August 1953.
    Nienke - Klemme wedding 1953
  • Wendall Klemme died on 26 December 2008 at age 76 Wendall Klemme, 76, of Sheldon, died Friday, Dec. 26, 2008, in McAllen, Texas.
    Wendall Klemme was born May 14, 1932, in Akron, the son of Walter H. and Alma (Osterthun) Klemme. He attended a country grade school and graduated from Akron High School in 1950. Wendall joined the United States Air Force in February 1952 and was honorably discharged Feb. 29, 1960. He was in active service four years and inactive service four years. He was united in marriage to Arlene Nienke Aug. 16, 1953, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Ellsworth, Kan. Wendall spent three months in England and two months in New Foundland on temporary duty while in the Air Force. He worked Civil Service in Wichita, Kan., and Sioux City. He then worked for Moorman Feeds for 37 years and retired in 1995. Wendall and Arlene wintered in Texas for 13 years. He enjoyed golfing and playing pool. Wendall will be remembered as a person who looked for the good in people and loved to laugh and make others laugh. He loved his family very much. He served as Sunday school treasurer on the church council at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron. He served on the church council at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Sheldon. He was a member of the American Legion for many years. Those left to cherish his memories are his wife Arlene of Sheldon; his children: Cheryl Mydland of Sioux Falls, S.D., Terri Malenke of Sheldon, Mike (Robin) Klemme of Sioux Center; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; 12 stepgreat-grandchildren; one brother: Darwyn (Betty) Klemme of Sioux City; and one sister: Elvira (Norman) Nielsen of Le Mars. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Ronald Klemme. Funeral service was at 10 a.m. today (Wednesday) at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Sheldon with the Rev. Ron Nelson officiating. Burial was in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery in Sheldon. The Andringa Funeral Home Sheldon Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements. Casketbearers were Harold Sterk, Gerald Portz, Elmer Karley, Lenard Koch, Mark Malenke, Gary Malenke, Don Mastbergen and Gordon Pottebaum. Honorary casketbearers were his grandchildren, Staci Kleinhesselink, David Erkes, Kelly Wulf, Travis Klemme ad Taylor Klemme.
     In May 1975 5 generation photo of Hannah Osterthun, Alma (Osterthun) Klemme, Wendall Klemme, his daughters Cheryl and Terri, and grandkids.
Akron Register Tribune May 15, 1975 - 5 generation photo of Hannah Osterthun, Alma (Osterthun) Klemme, Wendall Klemme, his daughters Cheryl and Terri

Arlene Nienke

F
Father*Frank Nienke
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name16 August 1953As of 16 August 1953,her married name was Klemme.

Eunice Ann Hillrichs

F, b. 10 December 1936, d. 15 March 2018
Father*Ben Hillrichs
Mother*Anna Tapper b. c 1906
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name21 February 1954As of 21 February 1954,her married name was Klemme.
Married Name18 June 2005As of 18 June 2005,her married name was Reoh.
  • Eunice Ann Hillrichs was born on 10 December 1936.
  • She was the daughter of Ben Hillrichs and Anna Tapper.
  • Eunice Ann Hillrichs died on 15 March 2018 at age 81 Eunice Reoh, 81, of Akron, died Thursday, March 15, 2018, at Unity Point Health – St. Luke’s in Sioux City.

    Eunice Ann Hillrichs was born Dec. 10, 1936 in Akron, the daughter of Ben and Anna (Tapper) Hillrichs. She was baptized and confirmed at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Preston Township, rural Akron. She attended country school and later high school in Akron.

    On Feb. 21, 1954, she married Darwyn Klemme and moved to a farm where she enjoyed helping with the field work and gardening. To this union, four children were born: Lynette, LaNay, Greg, and Matthew.

    On June 18, 2005, she married Rodney Reoh and continued to make her home in Akron.

    She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron where she served in the Women’s Circle. She was a lifelong resident of Plymouth County.

    Through the years, she enjoyed bowling, golfing, fishing, and playing cards. She also enjoyed sewing, baking, and cooking.

    She and Rod enjoyed wintering in Arizona for several years.

    But most of all, she loved the time spent with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

    Survivors include her husband, Rodney Reoh of Akron; her four children: Lynette (Howard) Altena of Doon, LaNay (Steve) Welch of Akron, Greg (Paulette) Klemme of Akron, and Matthew (Lori) Klemme of Sergeant Bluff; a stepson: Lee Reoh of Omaha, Nebraska; 11 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

    She was preceded in death by her parents; and a great-granddaughter, Anna Marie Schoen.

    Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., today (Monday) at Trinity Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Akron. Pastor Susan Juilfs will officiate. Burial will be in Resthaven Memory Gardens in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present was from 2-5 p.m., Sunday, with a prayer service at 5 p.m., all at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron. Visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Monday at the church.

    Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron.

    Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron.

Ronald Lee Klemme

M, b. 11 February 1938, d. July 1969
Father*Walter H. Klemme b. 22 Apr 1906, d. 8 Jan 1973
Mother*Alma Gesina Katherina Osterthun b. 7 Sep 1912, d. 25 Jun 2008
  • Ronald Lee Klemme was born on 11 February 1938 at Akron, Plymouth, Iowa.
  • He was the son of Walter H. Klemme and Alma Gesina Katherina Osterthun.
  • Ronald Lee Klemme witnessed the marriage of Arlene Nienke and Wendall Klemme on 16 August 1953.
  • Ronald Lee Klemme married Kay Niehus on 18 May 1964.
  • Ronald Lee Klemme was buried in July 1969 at Riverside Cemetery, Akron, Plymouth, Iowa.
  • He died in July 1969 at age 31 Ronald Klemme, 31, Akron died Wednesday at a Sioux City hospital after a short illness. Funeral services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Akron Trinity Lutheran church. Rev. Harris Hostager will officiate and burial will be in the Riverside, cemetery, Akron. Military grave side rites will be conducted by Hoschler post 186, American Legion, Akron. Prayer services will be Friday at 8 p.m. at Schroeder funeral home, Akron.

    He was born Feb. 11, 1938, at Akron and was married May 18, 1964, to Kay Niehus at Akron. Hie was in the armed services from 1957 to 1961.

    Survivors are his wife; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter H. Klemme; two brothers, Wendell and Darwyn; sister, Mrs. Norman Nielsen, and grandmother, Mrs. Hanna Osterthun, all of Akron.
    Lemars Daily Sentinel July 24, 1969 - Ronald Klemme, 31, obituary

Ruth Brunken

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name16 February 1947As of 16 February 1947,her married name was Jurgensen.
Married Name16 February 1947As of 16 February 1947,her married name was Jurgenson.

Robert Dwaine Jurgenson

M, b. 18 October 1930, d. 18 June 2008
Father*William Jurgensen b. 17 Feb 1888, d. 28 Nov 1970
Mother*Laura Klemme b. 2 Jul 1896, d. 2 Jul 1973
Name TypeDateDescription
NicknameRobert Dwaine Jurgenson also went by the name of Bob.
  • Robert Dwaine Jurgenson was born on 18 October 1930.
  • He was the son of William Jurgensen and Laura Klemme.
  • Robert Dwaine Jurgenson died on 18 June 2008 at age 77 Robert D. "Bob" Jurgenson, 77, of Sioux City, went to be with Jesus on Wednesday, June 18, 2008, at a Sioux City hospital, following a lengthy illness.

    Robert D. "Bob" Jurgenson was born Oct. 18, 1930, near Akron, the son of William and Laura (Klemme) Jurgenson. Bob grew up on a farm near Akron, and graduated from Akron High School in 1948.

    On June 26, 1953, he married Beverly Varenhorst at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Merrill. Bob worked for IPS (now MidAmerican Energy) from 1951 until his retirement in 1986. After he retired, he worked for the Indian Hills Shopping Center and Indian Hills True Value.

    He was a longtime member of Calvary Lutheran Church in Sioux City and was very active in the church. He was past president of the Leeds Commercial Club and was also active in the Leeds Community Club.

    Bob was a wonderful father and grandfather and enjoyed attending his children's and grandchildren's activities and sporting events. He was a friend of Bill W. for the past 27 years.

    Survivors include his wife, Beverly of Sioux City; one son, Michael Jurgenson and his wife Sandy of Escanaba, Mich; two daughter, Peggy Jo Porter and her husband Rod of Sioux City and Polly Jo Poe and her husband Pat of Sioux City; two sisters, Bernice Grosenheider of Le Mars and LaVonne Baack of Le Mars; seven grandchildren: Tobi Jo Anderson, Robert Anderson, John Jurgenson, Sara Johnson and her husband, John, Kelly Jurgenson, Kelsie Jo Poe and P.J. Poe; eight step-grandchildren, Daniel, Joseph and Sarah Porter, Molly, Kayce, Nick, Haley and Alex; eight stepgreat-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and cousins, and his dog Benji.

    He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Norman; three sisters, Leona, Marlene and Shirley; three brothers-in-law, Freddie, Don and Lloyd; and one sister-in-law, Ruth.

    Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. today (Monday) at Calvary Lutheran Church in Sioux City with the Rev. David Schoop officiating. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery in Sioux City. Visitation was from 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel in Sioux City, with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m.

    Pallbearers were his grandchildren.

    A memorial has been established in Bob's name.

    From: Le Mars Daily Sentinel, June 23, 2008.

Marlene Diann Jurgenson

F, b. 11 January 1935, d. 15 January 2007
Father*William Jurgensen b. 17 Feb 1888, d. 28 Nov 1970
Mother*Laura Klemme b. 2 Jul 1896, d. 2 Jul 1973
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Elchacker.
Married NameHer married name was Eichacker.
  • Marlene Diann Jurgenson married Lloyd Eichacker.
  • Marlene Diann Jurgenson was born on 11 January 1935 at Akron, Plymouth, Iowa.
  • She was the daughter of William Jurgensen and Laura Klemme.
  • Marlene Diann Jurgenson died on 15 January 2007 at Colorado at age 72.

Lloyd Eichacker

M
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLloyd Eichacker was also known as Elchacker.
Name VariationLloyd Eichacker was also known as Eichacker.

Shirley Ann Jurgenson

F, b. 3 February 1938, d. 18 October 1999
Father*William Jurgensen b. 17 Feb 1888, d. 28 Nov 1970
Mother*Laura Klemme b. 2 Jul 1896, d. 2 Jul 1973
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1959As of 1959,her married name was Johnson.
  • Shirley Ann Jurgenson was born on 3 February 1938 at Akron, Plymouth, Iowa.
  • She was the daughter of William Jurgensen and Laura Klemme.
  • Shirley Ann Jurgenson married William Johnson in 1959.
  • Shirley Ann Jurgenson died on 18 October 1999 at age 61 Shirley Ann (Jurgenson) Johnson, 61, of Longmont, Colo; formerly of Akron, Iowa died Monday, October 18, 1999, at Boulder Community Hospital in Boulder, Colo., following a two year illness.

    Services were held Friday, October 22, 1999 at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel in Longmont with the Reverend Kent Schnegelberger officiating. Burial was in Green Mountain Cemetery in Boulder.

    Mrs. Johnson was born February 3, 1938 at rural Akron, the daughter of William and Laura (Klemme) Jurgenson. She graduated from Akron High School in 1956. She married William Johnson in 1959 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron. They had made their home at Longmont for the past 10 years.

    Mrs. Johnson was a home-maker. She enjoyed crocheting and gardening.

    Survivors include her husband; three sons and their wives, Rick and Shawn of Dallas, Texas, Jeffrey and Sally of Boulder, and Brent and Elizabeth in Texas, where he is serving in the U.S. Army; four granddaughters; four sisters, Bernice Grosenheider of rural Le Mars, Iowa, Leona Hartman of Richmond, Calif., LaVonne Baack of Le Mars, and Marlene Eichacker of Arvada, Colo; one brother, Robert Jurgenson of Sioux City; one sister-in-law, Ruth Jurgenson of Le Mars; and many nieces and nephews.

    The Akron Register Tribune; Akron, Iowa, Thursday, December 23, 1999.

Herman Schmidt

M, b. 1886, d. 1964
  • Herman Schmidt was born in 1886.
  • He married Lydia Klemme, daughter of Johan Heinrich Christoph Klemme and Wilhelmina Glade, on 22 September 1910 at Preston, Plymouth, Iowa, Double marriage of sisters Lydia and Emma Klemme to Herman Schmidt and Charles Jurgensen.
    Lemars Semi Weekly Sentinel September 30, 1910 - Double marriage of sisters Lydia and Emma Klemme to Herman Schmidt and Charles Jurgensen
  • Herman Schmidt was buried in 1964 at Saint Johns Cemetery, Craig, Plymouth, Iowa.
  • He died in 1964.
     On 10 February 1911 at LeMars Sentinel Herman Schmidt and wife were visiting a few days at the J. H. Smith home.
Herman will farm his father-in-law's farm, Henry Klemme, this year.

Children of Herman Schmidt and Lydia Klemme

Clarence Schmidt

M, d. before 2003
Father*Herman Schmidt b. 1886, d. 1964
Mother*Lydia Klemme b. 22 Oct 1892, d. 27 Apr 1938

Leonard Schmidt

M, d. before 2003
Father*Herman Schmidt b. 1886, d. 1964
Mother*Lydia Klemme b. 22 Oct 1892, d. 27 Apr 1938

Linda W. Schmidt

F, b. 15 March 1911, d. 25 January 2003
Father*Herman Schmidt b. 1886, d. 1964
Mother*Lydia Klemme b. 22 Oct 1892, d. 27 Apr 1938
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLinda W. Schmidt was also known as Rose Schmidt.
Married Name2 June 1937As of 2 June 1937,her married name was Rossum.
  • Linda W. Schmidt was born on 15 March 1911 at Iowa.
  • She was the daughter of Herman Schmidt and Lydia Klemme.
  • Linda W. Schmidt married Ralph Rossum on 2 June 1937.
  • Linda W. Schmidt died on 25 January 2003 at age 91 LE MARS, Iowa -- Linda W. Rossum, 91, of Le Mars died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars.

    Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Craig, Iowa. Burial will be in St. John Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Wednesday, with the family present after 6 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m., at Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars.

    Linda W. Schmidt was born March 15, 1911, near Akron, Iowa, to Herman and Lydia (Klemme) Schmidt. She was baptized and confirmed at St. John's Lutheran Church in Craig. She graduated from Ireton (Iowa) High School in 1931.

    She was united in marriage to Ralph Rossum on June 2, 1937, in Chicago Heights, Ill. After World War II, the couple moved to Craig and established a radio repair, appliance and ice cream shop for several years. The couple sold the business and moved to Sioux City, where he managed a radio repair shop. He volunteered for a year during the Korean conflict and, following his discharge, the family moved to Baltimore, Md. After a period of time, the family relocated to Barstow, Calif.

    They lived in Barstow for eight years. While in California, she was active in organizing Shepherd of the Desert Lutheran Church. She also was an officer and member of Barstow Women's Club and the Bendix Wives Club. She enjoyed making different crafts and bowling on league teams.

    In 1967, the family relocated back to Baltimore. In 1975, the family moved to Florida, where he worked on government projects involving the space program. The couple had many opportunities for travel with Ralph's career. At one point, they lived temporarily in Argentina, South America.

    The couple retired in 1977 and made their home on Merritt Island, Fla., where they were active at Faith Lutheran Church and entertained many out-of-state guests. They also loved to travel and made many trips in their motor home from coast to coast and Canada. They returned to Le Mars in the early 1990s, and reestablished their ties as members of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Craig. Linda loved to keep in touch with the people they met throughout the years, including childhood and Army friends.

    Survivors include a daughter and her husband, Janet and Wayne Lages of Baltimore; three sisters-in-law, Loraine Schmidt of Sioux Falls, S.D., Marian Schmidt of Le Mars, and Mary Rossum of Chicago, Ill; and several nieces and nephews.

    She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ralph on July 18, 2002; and two brothers, Clarence and Leonard Schmidt.

    ~Source: The Sioux City Journal.

Louise Dorothea Huber

F, b. 4 July 1883, d. 9 November 1968
Father*Edward Huber b. c 1845
Mother*Louisa Cordes b. c 1848
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name16 September 1908As of 16 September 1908,her married name was Klemme.
Census DateLocation
1910Annapolis Ward 2, Anne Arundel, MarylandLouise Dorothea Huber was listed as wife in Rev. Frederick Henry Klemme's household on the 1910 Census at Annapolis Ward 2, Anne Arundel, Maryland.1
6 January 1920Baltimore, Baltimore, MarylandLouise Dorothea Huber was listed as wife in Rev. Frederick Henry Klemme's household on the 1930 Census at Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland; living at 421 Henrietta Street.2
4 April 1930Baltimore, Baltimore, MarylandLouise Dorothea Huber was listed as wife in Rev. Frederick Henry Klemme's household on the 1930 Census at Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland; living at 106 32nd Avenue.3
1940Portsmouth, Scioto, OhioLouise Dorothea Huber was listed as wife in Rev. Frederick Henry Klemme's household on the 1940 Census at Portsmouth, Scioto, Ohio.4

Children of Louise Dorothea Huber and Rev. Frederick Henry Klemme

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Annapolis Ward 2, Anne Arundel, Maryland; Roll: T624_550; Page: 17A; Enumeration District: 0020; FHL microfilm: 1374563.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED359. Dwelling 63.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED4-176. Dwelling 25.
  4. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Portsmouth, Scioto, Ohio; Roll: m-t0627-03142; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 73-32.

Rev. Huber Frederick Klemme

M, b. 31 December 1909, d. 5 January 2001
Father*Rev. Frederick Henry Klemme b. 24 May 1884, d. 13 Mar 1974
Mother*Louise Dorothea Huber b. 4 Jul 1883, d. 9 Nov 1968
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRev. Huber Frederick Klemme was also known as Hubert.
Census DateLocation
1910Annapolis Ward 2, Anne Arundel, MarylandRev. Huber Frederick Klemme was listed as a son in Rev. Frederick Henry Klemme's household on the 1910 Census at Annapolis Ward 2, Anne Arundel, Maryland.1
6 January 1920Baltimore, Baltimore, MarylandRev. Huber Frederick Klemme was listed as a son in Rev. Frederick Henry Klemme's household on the 1920 Census at Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland; living at 421 Henrietta Street.2
4 April 1930Baltimore, Baltimore, MarylandRev. Huber Frederick Klemme was listed as a son in Rev. Frederick Henry Klemme's household on the 1930 Census at Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland; living at 106 32nd Avenue.3
     Rev. Huber Frederick Klemme obtained US Social Security Card at Maryland; last residence Strongsville, Cuyahoga, Ohio. In December 1934 at Baltimore, Maryland, Rev F H Klemme attends 75th anniversary of father's church. His son Huber Klemme also preached at the church.

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Annapolis Ward 2, Anne Arundel, Maryland; Roll: T624_550; Page: 17A; Enumeration District: 0020; FHL microfilm: 1374563.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED359. Dwelling 63.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED4-176. Dwelling 25.