Ardes Ekle

F, b. 16 August 1918, d. 29 October 1967
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name23 August 1942As of 23 August 1942,her married name was Groon.

Child of Ardes Ekle and Herbert C. Groon

Marlene Beth Groon

F, b. 20 February 1944, d. 15 June 1998
Father*Herbert C. Groon b. 11 Oct 1916, d. 14 Jul 1997
Mother*Ardes Ekle b. 16 Aug 1918, d. 29 Oct 1967
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Fedderson.
  • Marlene Beth Groon was born on 20 February 1944 at Los Angeles, California.
  • She was the daughter of Herbert C. Groon and Ardes Ekle.
  • Marlene Beth Groon died on 15 June 1998 at Marshall, Lyon, Minnesota, at age 54.

Gerald H. Groon Sr.

M, b. 21 January 1934, d. 20 June 2006
Father*Henry John Groon b. 16 Jul 1883, d. Apr 1969
Mother*Sophia Maria Fickbohm b. 13 May 1891, d. Feb 1980
  • Gerald H. Groon Sr. was born on 21 January 1934.
  • He was the son of Henry John Groon and Sophia Maria Fickbohm.
  • Gerald H. Groon Sr. died on 20 June 2006 at age 72 also reported as 02 Jun 2006.
     Gerald H. Groon Sr. obtained US Social Security Card at South Dakota; last residence Supply, Brunswick, North Carolina.

Richard F. Rosgaard

M, b. 15 March 1915

Adele Ahrens

F, b. 30 March 1893, d. 21 September 1983
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name2 July 1912As of 2 July 1912,her married name was Klemme.
Married Name1 April 1921As of 1 April 1921,her married name was Wilms.
Married Name1 April 1921As of 1 April 1921,her married name was Willms.
  • Adele Ahrens was born on 30 March 1893 at Whiteside, Illinois.
  • She married Emrey C. Klemme, son of Christian Frederick Klemme and Mina W. Hecht, on 2 July 1912 at Union, South Dakota.
  • Adele Ahrens married Ebbo Franzen Willms on 1 April 1921 at Vermillion, Clay, South Dakota.
  • Adele Ahrens died on 21 September 1983 at Morningside Manor, Alcester, Union, South Dakota, at age 90.
     Adele Ahrens obtained US Social Security Card at South Dakota; last residence Alcester, Union, South Dakota.

Child of Adele Ahrens and Emrey C. Klemme

Children of Adele Ahrens and Ebbo Franzen Willms

Ebbo Franzen Willms

M, b. 11 November 1887
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEbbo Franzen Willms was also known as Wilms.
  • Ebbo Franzen Willms was born on 11 November 1887 at Germany.
  • He married Adele Ahrens on 1 April 1921 at Vermillion, Clay, South Dakota.

Children of Ebbo Franzen Willms and Adele Ahrens

Louis Frank Willms

M, b. 1 February 1924, d. January 1973
Father*Ebbo Franzen Willms b. 11 Nov 1887
Mother*Adele Ahrens b. 30 Mar 1893, d. 21 Sep 1983

Howard Willms

M, b. circa 1927, d. before November 2004
Father*Ebbo Franzen Willms b. 11 Nov 1887
Mother*Adele Ahrens b. 30 Mar 1893, d. 21 Sep 1983

Clarence Yates

M

Children of Clarence Yates and Leona Kisting

Leona Kisting

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Yates.

Children of Leona Kisting and Clarence Yates

Daniel Dean Klemme

M, b. 9 August 1958, d. 12 May 2015
Daniel Dean Klemme
Father*Dale Dean Klemme b. 11 Aug 1936, d. 26 Sep 2005
  • Daniel Dean Klemme was born on 9 August 1958 at Akron, Iowa.
  • He was the son of Dale Dean Klemme.
  • Daniel Dean Klemme died on 12 May 2015 at Iowa at age 56 Daniel Klemme, 56, of Akron, Iowa passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City.

    Memorial services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16, 2015 at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church – Preston Township, rural Akron, Iowa. Reverend Sarah Nye will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation with the family present will be after 5:00 p.m. Friday, May 15, 2015, with a Prayer service at 7:00 p.m., all at Carlsen Funeral Home – Schroeder Chapel in Akron. Visitation will resume from 12:30 p.m. until service time on Saturday at the church. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.

    Daniel Dean Klemme was born August 9, 1958 in Akron, Iowa, the son of Dale and Arlene (Yates) Klemme. He was baptized and confirmed at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, rural Akron. He attended school in Akron and graduated from Akron High School in 1976. Following high school, he attended truck driving school at Western Iowa Tech in Sioux City. Following college, he was an over the road truck driver. When he wasn’t on the road, he helped his father on the farm and did construction work.

    He married Mona Moriston on December 11, 1981. To this union, two sons were born: Daniel and Dana. They made their home in the Akron area. Later, they moved to Estherville, Iowa. Daniel did construction work in the area. They later divorced. Daniel returned to the Akron area where he continued in the construction business and later drove a cement truck for G.C.C. in Akron until he became disabled.

    Daniel loved fixing and repairing things. It wasn’t uncommon for him to tear things completely apart and put it back together again. He had a love for horses and dogs. He also enjoyed going to sales and auctions, looking for that rare treasure. He also enjoyed fishing. But most of all, he loved the time spent with his children and grandchildren. He will be greatly missed.

    Survivors include a son: Daniel Klemme (special friend, Gretchen Murner) of Vermillion, SD; a daughter: Beth (Ray) Reeves of Atlanta, GA; two grandchildren: Tanner and Emma Klemme; his mother: Arlene Klemme of Akron; his brother: Kevin (Holly) Klemme of Spring Hill, TN; his sisters: Cindy (Dave) Foley of Akron and Kym Klemme of Sioux City; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

    He was preceded in death by his father, Dale Klemme; a grandson: Evan Klemme; and a son: Dana Klemme.

Child of Daniel Dean Klemme

Betty Jo Melton

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name3 January 1946As of 3 January 1946,her married name was Klemme.
     On 6 July 1975 at LeMars, Plymouth, Iowa, attended Schmidt family reunion.

Margaret Louise Pickle

F, b. 24 May 1937, d. 26 May 2017
Father*Eugene W. Pickle d. b 2011
Mother*Essie Feathers d. b 2011
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMargaret Louise Pickle was also known as Louise.
Married Name20 March 1959As of 20 March 1959,her married name was Klemme.
  • Margaret Louise Pickle was born on 24 May 1937 at Tennessee.
  • She was the daughter of Eugene W. Pickle and Essie Feathers.
  • Margaret Louise Pickle married Daryl Lee Klemme, son of Emrey C. Klemme and Frieda Schmidt, on 20 March 1959 at Tennessee.
  • Margaret Louise Pickle died on 26 May 2017 at age 80 Louise Klemme, 80, of Akron, Iowa passed away Friday, May 26, 2017 at her home near Akron.

    Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church – Preston Township, rural Akron. Reverend Lil Johnston will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation with the family present will be after 5:00 p.m. Monday, May 29, 2017, with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all at the church. Visitation will resume from 1:30 p.m. until service time on Tuesday at the church. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

    Margaret Louise Pickle was born on May 24, 1937 in Johnson City, Tennessee, the daughter of Eugene and Essie (Feathers) Pickle. She attended country school in Tennessee and graduated from Boones Creek High School in Johnson City in 1955.

    She met Daryl Klemme while he was stationed in Fort Knox. They were united in marriage on March 20, 1959 in Johnson City. After their marriage, Louise and Daryl moved back to the family farm east of Akron. Louise was a homemaker for her family.

    She was a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church – Preston Township where she taught Sunday school and was active in the ladies’ aide for many years. Through the years, she enjoyed cooking and looking for new recipes. She also enjoyed shopping and collecting “Precious Moments” figurines. But most of all, she loved the times spent with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She enjoyed attending all of their activities.

    Survivors include her husband of over 58 years, Daryl of rural Akron; two daughters: Kathy (Scott) Weenink of Akron and Jennifer (John) Daiker of Sioux Falls, SD; her daughter in law: Cindy Klemme (special friend, Jerry Petersen) of Akron; her grandchildren and great grandchildren: Jessica (Clint) Hughes of Westfield, IA, and their children: Makenzie and Brooklyn; Cassie (Joel) Iseminger of Akron and their children: Cooper and Judd; Chance Klemme of Akron; Trisha (Thad) Finzen of Ireton, IA, and their children: Zac, Brittani, and Alyssa; Nikki Weenink (special friend, Daniel Martinez) of Hawarden, IA, and their daughter, Shelby Martinez; Ashley (Cody) Van Dieren of Hawarden, IA, and their daughter, Harley; Jacob Daiker of Sioux Falls, SD; and Joshua Daiker of Sioux Falls, SD; her brother: Wayne (Betty) Pickle of Gray, TN; her sisters: Imogene (David) Shepherd of Elizabethtown, Tennessee, Virginia Dugger of Johnson City, TN, and Doris Patton of Tucson, AZ; her sister in law: Aretta Pickle of Johnson City, TN; and several nieces and nephews.

    She was preceded in death by her parents; her son: Jeff Klemme; and her brother: Ivan Pickle.

Child of Margaret Louise Pickle and Daryl Lee Klemme

Dana Laudenschlager

M, d. before September 2005
Father*Leonard Laudenschlager d. 1993
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDana Laudenschlager was also known as Laudenslayer.

Rose Wilhelmina Utesch

F, b. 18 February 1882, d. 13 November 1956
Father*August Utesch b. 7 Mar 1849, d. 24 Jan 1925
Mother*Wilhelmina Peters b. 31 Jul 1851, d. 28 Jan 1929
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1924As of before 1924,her married name was Janz.
Married Name1925As of 1925,her married name was Jans.
Census DateLocation
1930Plymouth, IowaRose Wilhelmina Utesch was listed as wife in Gustav Richard Jans's household on the 1930 Census at Plymouth, Iowa.

Peter Jans

M, b. 19 October 1834, d. 29 December 1903
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationPeter Jans was also known as Janz.
  • Peter Jans married an unknown person at Iowa.
  • He was born on 19 October 1834 at Darmstadt, Germany.
  • He married Wilhelmina C. Albert on 1 May 1860 at Du Page, Illinois.
  • Peter Jans died on 29 December 1903 at age 69.
Census DateLocation
15 August 1870Springfield, Cedar, IowaPeter Jans was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Springfield, Cedar, Iowa, listed as Peter Jones.1
1880Springfield, Cedar, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Springfield, Cedar, Iowa.2
8 June 1900Akron, Plymouth, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Akron, Plymouth, Iowa.3

Children of Peter Jans and Wilhelmina C. Albert

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 20. Dwelling 149.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0331 Page Number 77B.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED112. Dwelling 201.

Wilhelmina C. Albert

F, b. December 1840, d. 1922
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilhelmina C. Albert was also known as Wilhelmine.
Name VariationWilhelmina C. Albert was also known as Elbert.
Name VariationWilhelmina C. Albert was also known as Armenia.
Name VariationWilhelmina C. Albert was also known as Minnie.
Married Name1 May 1860As of 1 May 1860,her married name was Janz.
Married Name1 May 1860As of 1 May 1860,her married name was Jans.
  • Wilhelmina C. Albert was born in December 1840 at Hanover, Germany.
  • She married Peter Jans on 1 May 1860 at Du Page, Illinois.
  • Wilhelmina C. Albert died in 1922.
Census DateLocation
15 August 1870Springfield, Cedar, IowaWilhelmina C. Albert was listed in Peter Jans's household on the 1870 Census at Springfield, Cedar, Iowa; listed as Peter Jones.1
1880Springfield, Cedar, IowaWilhelmina C. Albert was listed as wife in Peter Jans's household on the 1880 Census at Springfield, Cedar, Iowa.2
8 June 1900Akron, Plymouth, IowaWilhelmina C. Albert was listed as wife in Peter Jans's household on the 1900 Census at Akron, Plymouth, Iowa.3
21 April 1910Akron, Plymouth, IowaWilhelmina C. Albert was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Akron, Plymouth, Iowa.4
     Wilhelmina C. Albert had 10 with 9 living in 1900 children.

Children of Wilhelmina C. Albert and Peter Jans

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 20. Dwelling 149.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0331 Page Number 77B.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED112. Dwelling 201.
  4. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED119. Dwelling 206.

Frederich Janz

M, b. 1865, d. 1924
Father*Peter Jans b. 19 Oct 1834, d. 29 Dec 1903
Mother*Wilhelmina C. Albert b. Dec 1840, d. 1922
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFrederich Janz was also known as Jans.
Name VariationFrederich Janz was also known as Frederick.
Census DateLocation
15 August 1870Springfield, Cedar, IowaFrederich Janz was listed in Peter Jans's household on the 1870 Census at Springfield, Cedar, Iowa; listed as Peter Jones.1
1880Springfield, Cedar, IowaFrederich Janz was listed as a son in Peter Jans's household on the 1880 Census at Springfield, Cedar, Iowa.2

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 20. Dwelling 149.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0331 Page Number 77B.

August Utesch

M, b. 7 March 1849, d. 24 January 1925
  • August Utesch was born on 7 March 1849 at Germany.
  • He married Wilhelmina Peters on 21 February 1873 at Germany.
  • August Utesch died on 24 January 1925 at age 75.

Children of August Utesch and Wilhelmina Peters

Wilhelmina Peters

F, b. 31 July 1851, d. 28 January 1929
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name21 February 1873As of 21 February 1873,her married name was Utesch.
  • Wilhelmina Peters was born on 31 July 1851 at Germany.
  • She married August Utesch on 21 February 1873 at Germany.
  • Wilhelmina Peters died on 28 January 1929 at age 77.

Children of Wilhelmina Peters and August Utesch

Charles Utesch

M, b. 16 January 1873
Father*August Utesch b. 7 Mar 1849, d. 24 Jan 1925
Mother*Wilhelmina Peters b. 31 Jul 1851, d. 28 Jan 1929

Paul Richard Utesch

M, b. 2 September 1875, d. 21 November 1963
Father*August Utesch b. 7 Mar 1849, d. 24 Jan 1925
Mother*Wilhelmina Peters b. 31 Jul 1851, d. 28 Jan 1929

Children of Paul Richard Utesch and Louise Bertha Jans

Max Utesch

M, b. 26 March 1876
Father*August Utesch b. 7 Mar 1849, d. 24 Jan 1925
Mother*Wilhelmina Peters b. 31 Jul 1851, d. 28 Jan 1929

Nettie Utesch

F, b. 1883
Father*August Utesch b. 7 Mar 1849, d. 24 Jan 1925
Mother*Wilhelmina Peters b. 31 Jul 1851, d. 28 Jan 1929

Albert Utesch

M, b. 6 August 1886
Father*August Utesch b. 7 Mar 1849, d. 24 Jan 1925
Mother*Wilhelmina Peters b. 31 Jul 1851, d. 28 Jan 1929

William Utesch

M, b. 16 April 1889, d. August 1978
Father*August Utesch b. 7 Mar 1849, d. 24 Jan 1925
Mother*Wilhelmina Peters b. 31 Jul 1851, d. 28 Jan 1929
  • William Utesch was born on 16 April 1889 at Washinton, Plymouth, Iowa.
  • He was the son of August Utesch and Wilhelmina Peters.
  • William Utesch died in August 1978 at Le Mars, Plymouth, Iowa, at age 89.

Louise Bertha Jans

F, b. 28 November 1876, d. 25 February 1950
Father*Peter Jans b. 19 Oct 1834, d. 29 Dec 1903
Mother*Wilhelmina C. Albert b. Dec 1840, d. 1922
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLouise Bertha Jans was also known as Janz.
Married Name19 November 1897As of 19 November 1897,her married name was Utesch.
  • Louise Bertha Jans was born on 28 November 1876 at Lowden, Cedar, Iowa.
  • She was the daughter of Peter Jans and Wilhelmina C. Albert.
  • Louise Bertha Jans married Paul Richard Utesch, son of August Utesch and Wilhelmina Peters, on 19 November 1897 at LeMars, Plymouth, Iowa.
  • Louise Bertha Jans died on 25 February 1950 at at home, Le Mars, Plymouth, Iowa, at age 73 Mrs Paul Utesch (Louise Bertha Jans) obituary.
    Akron Register Tribune March 9, 1950 - Mrs Paul Utesch (Louise Bertha Jans) obituary
Census DateLocation
1880Springfield, Cedar, IowaLouise Bertha Jans was listed as a daughter in Peter Jans's household on the 1880 Census at Springfield, Cedar, Iowa.1

Children of Louise Bertha Jans and Paul Richard Utesch

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0331 Page Number 77B.

Alvena A. Jans

F, b. February 1870, d. before 1950
Father*Peter Jans b. 19 Oct 1834, d. 29 Dec 1903
Mother*Wilhelmina C. Albert b. Dec 1840, d. 1922
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAlvena A. Jans was also known as Alvina.
Married NameHer married name was Friske.
Name VariationAlvena A. Jans was also known as Venice.
Census DateLocation
15 August 1870Springfield, Cedar, IowaAlvena A. Jans was listed in Peter Jans's household on the 1870 Census at Springfield, Cedar, Iowa; listed as Peter Jones.1
1880Springfield, Cedar, IowaAlvena A. Jans was listed as a daughter in Peter Jans's household on the 1880 Census at Springfield, Cedar, Iowa.2

Child of Alvena A. Jans and William Friske

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 20. Dwelling 149.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0331 Page Number 77B.

Lilden Jans

F, b. 1875, d. before 1950
Father*Peter Jans b. 19 Oct 1834, d. 29 Dec 1903
Mother*Wilhelmina C. Albert b. Dec 1840, d. 1922
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLilden Jans was also known as Tilden.
Census DateLocation
1880Springfield, Cedar, IowaLilden Jans was listed as a daughter in Peter Jans's household on the 1880 Census at Springfield, Cedar, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0331 Page Number 77B.

Wilhelmina Caroline Jans

F, b. 19 March 1882, d. 9 June 1951
Father*Peter Jans b. 19 Oct 1834, d. 29 Dec 1903
Mother*Wilhelmina C. Albert b. Dec 1840, d. 1922
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name9 September 1898As of 9 September 1898,her married name was Utesch.