Ray Tower

M
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRay Tower was also known as D. Ray.
Name VariationRay Tower was also known as Towers.
Name VariationRay Tower was also known as Roy.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAugust 1914Ray Tower married Edith Marie Klemme, daughter of August Chris Klemme Jr. and Anna Magdalena Ida Maria Frahm, in August 1914 Edith Klemme and Ray Tower wedding announcement.
Lemars Semi Weekly Sentinel August 28, 1914 - Edith Klemme and Ray Tower wedding announcement

Roy Christian Klemme

M, b. 20 July 1900, d. 3 April 1970
Father*August Chris Klemme Jr. b. 21 Mar 1864, d. 2 May 1938
Mother*Anna Magdalena Ida Maria Frahm b. 18 Dec 1868, d. 12 Apr 1940
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRoy Christian Klemme was also known as Ray.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth20 July 1900Roy Christian Klemme was born on 20 July 1900 at Merrill Town, Plymouth Township, Plymouth, Iowa.
He was the son of August Chris Klemme Jr. and Anna Magdalena Ida Maria Frahm.
Marriage14 February 1923Roy Christian Klemme married Nora Odell Jordin, daughter of John Jordin and Clara Tucker, on 14 February 1923 at LeMars, Plymouth, Iowa, Nora Odell Jordin and Roy C Klemme wedding announcement; in grandmother's home, Mrs. Eli Tucker.
Le Mars Semi Weekly Sentinel February 16, 1923 - Nora Odell Jordin and Roy C Klemme wedding announcement
Marriage certificate of Nora Odell Jordin and Roy C Klemme - 14 Feb 1923 - LeMars, Plymouth, IA
Death3 April 1970Roy Christian Klemme died on 3 April 1970 at Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, at age 69 Roy C. Klemme, 69, of 1640 S. Old Manor Road, retired Boeing Co. employee, died Friday. Services will be at 1:30pm Monday in Broadway Mortuary. Burial will be in Resthaven Gardens of Memory. Born in Merrill, Iowa, he moved to Wichita in 1953 from Le Mars, Iowa. Survivors include his widow, Nora; a son, Ronald E., Glendale, Calif; a brother, Edwin W., Le Mars; and two sisters, Mrs. Clara Bates, Peotone, Ill., and Mrs. Eleanore Koch, Bloomington, Ill.
Lemars Daily Sentinel April 9, 1970 - Roy C Klemme obituary
Burial6 April 1970He was buried on 6 April 1970 at Resthaven Gardens of Memory, Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas.
Census DateLocationDescription
1905State Census, Plymouth, IowaRoy Christian Klemme appeared on the census of 1905 in the household of August Chris Klemme Jr. at State Census, Plymouth, Iowa.
19 April 1910Plymouth, Plymouth, IowaRoy Christian Klemme was listed as a son in August Chris Klemme Jr.'s household on the 1910 Census at Plymouth, Plymouth, Iowa.1
18 April 1930LeMars, Plymouth, IowaRoy Christian Klemme was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at LeMars, Plymouth, Iowa, living at 402 Central Avenue.2
  • Roy Christian Klemme was employed by Boeing company.
  • He was a groomsman at the wedding of Anna Marie Lykken and Emil Fred Klemme on 26 November 1919 at Roseni Lutheran Church, Beresford, Union, South Dakota; "So this is when Anna Marie Lykken became Mrs. Emil Klemme. We were married on the 26th of November, 1919 at three o'clock in the afternoon. The bridesmaids were Olga Wevick, Goldie Newbold, and Clara Klemme. The men attendants were Ole Lykken, Arthur Lykken, and Ray Klemme." County of Residence: Union.3,4
  • On 21 January 1936 at Plymouth, Iowa, A C and Anna (Frahm) Klemme 50th wedding anniversary.
  • Roy Christian Klemme was listed as a beneficiary in August Chris Klemme Jr.'s will on 6 June 1938 at Plymouth, Iowa; Probate of August C Klemme, deceased.
  • Roy Christian Klemme obtained US Social Security Card at Iowa; Last residence Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas..
  • He migrated in 1953 at Le Mars, Iowa to, Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas.

Child of Roy Christian Klemme and Nora Odell Jordin

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED118. Sheet 16A. Stamp 196.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED75-17. Dwelling 358.
  3. [S8] "Anna Klemme Journal,", pg 29.
  4. [S342] South Dakota, South Dakota Marriage Certificates, 1905-1949.

Nora Odell Jordin

F, b. 11 September 1904, d. 5 June 1974
Father*John Jordin b. c 1885
Mother*Clara Tucker b. c 1888
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationNora Odell Jordin was also known as Jordan.
Married Name14 February 1923As of 14 February 1923,her married name was Klemme.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 September 1904Nora Odell Jordin was born on 11 September 1904 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of John Jordin and Clara Tucker.
Marriage14 February 1923Nora Odell Jordin married Roy Christian Klemme, son of August Chris Klemme Jr. and Anna Magdalena Ida Maria Frahm, on 14 February 1923 at LeMars, Plymouth, Iowa, Nora Odell Jordin and Roy C Klemme wedding announcement; in grandmother's home, Mrs. Eli Tucker.
Le Mars Semi Weekly Sentinel February 16, 1923 - Nora Odell Jordin and Roy C Klemme wedding announcement
Marriage certificate of Nora Odell Jordin and Roy C Klemme - 14 Feb 1923 - LeMars, Plymouth, IA
Death5 June 1974Nora Odell Jordin died on 5 June 1974 at age 69.
Burialafter 5 June 1974She was buried after 5 June 1974 at Resthaven Gardens of Memory, Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas.
Census DateLocationDescription
18 April 1930LeMars, Plymouth, IowaNora Odell Jordin was listed as wife in Roy Christian Klemme's household on the 1930 Census at LeMars, Plymouth, Iowa; living at 402 Central Avenue.1
  • Nora Odell Jordin obtained US Social Security Card at Kansas; last residence Le Mars, Plymouth, Iowa.
  • On 16 July 1926 at LeMars Sentinel Miss Sadie Jordin is visiting with her sister, Mrs. Roy Klemme, at LeMars.

Child of Nora Odell Jordin and Roy Christian Klemme

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED75-17. Dwelling 358.

Clara M. Klemme

F, b. 19 December 1902, d. 8 May 2002
Father*August Chris Klemme Jr. b. 21 Mar 1864, d. 2 May 1938
Mother*Anna Magdalena Ida Maria Frahm b. 18 Dec 1868, d. 12 Apr 1940
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name27 August 1923As of 27 August 1923,her married name was Schroeder.
Married Name20 January 1954As of 20 January 1954,her married name was Bate.
Married Name20 January 1954As of 20 January 1954,her married name was Bates.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth19 December 1902Clara M. Klemme was born on 19 December 1902 at Akron, Plymouth, Iowa, A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. August Klemme, east of town, Friday, December 19 (Le Mars Semi Weekly Sentinel December 30, 1902, Lemars, Iowa).
She was the daughter of August Chris Klemme Jr. and Anna Magdalena Ida Maria Frahm.
Marriage22 August 1923Clara M. Klemme married Harry A. Schroeder on 22 August 1923 at Johnson Township Lutheran Church, Johnson, Plymouth, Iowa, Clara Klemme and Harry Schroeder wedding announcement.
Le Mars Semi Weekly Sentinel August 24, 1923 - Clara Klemme and Harry Schroeder wedding announcement
Marriage certificate of Clara Klemme and Harry Schroeder - 22 Aug 1923 - Merrill, Plymouth, IA
Marriage20 January 1954Clara M. Klemme married Lloyd E. Bate on 20 January 1954 May be 31 Jan 1954.
Death8 May 2002Clara M. Klemme died on 8 May 2002 at Miller Healthcare Center, Kankakee, Kankakee, Illinois, at age 99 Clara M. Bate, 99, of Peotone, died Wednesday, May 8, 2002, at Miller Healthcare Center, Kankakee. Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. Friday at the Fedde-Helfrich Chapel, Peotone, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday. Rev. David Plant will officiate. Burial will be in Peotone Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Immanuel United Church of Christ, Peotone, where she was a member. She was born Dec. 19, 1902, in Akron, Iowa, the daughter of August C. and Anna Frahm Klemme. Her first husband, Harry A. Schroeder, whom she married August 22, 1923, died in 1947. Her second husband, Lloyd E. Bate, whom she married Jan. 31, 1954, died Jan. 22, 2001. Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Bonnie and Lyle Carstens of Peotone; one son and daughter-in-law, Milan and Bobbie Schroeder of Peotone; one stepson and daughter-in-law, Don and Lorna Bate of Peotone; one stepdaughter and son-in-law, Alice and Harry Deboer of Lansing; five grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren; 7 stepgrandchildren and 17 step-great-granchildren. Three brothers and three sisters are deceased. Mrs. Bate was a member of the church choirs for 75 years, Sunday School and the Women's Fellowship at her church. She was also a member of the Peotone American Legion Auxiliary and the Eastern Star.
Burialafter 8 May 2002She was buried after 8 May 2002 at Peotone Cemetery, Peotone, Will, Illinois.
Tombstone of Harry A and Clara M (Klemme) Schroeder
Census DateLocationDescription
1905State Census, Plymouth, IowaClara M. Klemme appeared on the census of 1905 in the household of August Chris Klemme Jr. at State Census, Plymouth, Iowa.
19 April 1910Plymouth, Plymouth, IowaClara M. Klemme was listed as a daughter in August Chris Klemme Jr.'s household on the 1910 Census at Plymouth, Plymouth, Iowa.1
2 April 1930Peotone, Will, IllinoisClara M. Klemme was listed as wife in Harry A. Schroeder's household on the 1930 Census at Peotone, Will, Illinois; living at 424 South Street.2
  • Clara M. Klemme obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence Peotone, Will, Illinois.
  • She was a bridesmaid at the wedding of Hilda J. Sommervold and Elmer Jacob Klemme on 7 November 1917 at Beresford, Union, South Dakota; Elmer Klemme and Hilda Sommervold marriage announcement.3
  • Clara M. Klemme was a bridesmaid at the wedding of Anna Marie Lykken and Emil Fred Klemme on 26 November 1919 at Roseni Lutheran Church, Beresford, Union, South Dakota; "So this is when Anna Marie Lykken became Mrs. Emil Klemme. We were married on the 26th of November, 1919 at three o'clock in the afternoon. The bridesmaids were Olga Wevick, Goldie Newbold, and Clara Klemme. The men attendants were Ole Lykken, Arthur Lykken, and Ray Klemme." County of Residence: Union.4,3
  • Clara M. Klemme was listed as a beneficiary in August Chris Klemme Jr.'s will on 6 June 1938 at Plymouth, Iowa; Probate of August C Klemme, deceased.
  • In October 1948 at Vermillion, Clay, South Dakota, Mrs Clara (Klemme) Schroeder visited her aunt Mrs H F (Frahm) Klemme.
    Lemars Globe Post October 14, 1948 - Mrs Clara (Klemme) Schroeder visited her aunt Mrs H F (Frahm) Klemme
  • Clara M. Klemme lived in 1970 at Peotone, Illinois.

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED118. Sheet 16A. Stamp 196.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-75. Dwelling 5.
  3. [S342] South Dakota, South Dakota Marriage Certificates, 1905-1949.
  4. [S8] "Anna Klemme Journal,", pg 29.

Harry A. Schroeder

M, b. 1 December 1900, d. 6 October 1947
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 December 1900Harry A. Schroeder was born on 1 December 1900 at Illinois.
Marriage22 August 1923He married Clara M. Klemme, daughter of August Chris Klemme Jr. and Anna Magdalena Ida Maria Frahm, on 22 August 1923 at Johnson Township Lutheran Church, Johnson, Plymouth, Iowa, Clara Klemme and Harry Schroeder wedding announcement.
Le Mars Semi Weekly Sentinel August 24, 1923 - Clara Klemme and Harry Schroeder wedding announcement
Marriage certificate of Clara Klemme and Harry Schroeder - 22 Aug 1923 - Merrill, Plymouth, IA
Death6 October 1947Harry A. Schroeder died on 6 October 1947 at age 46.
Burialafter 6 October 1947He was buried after 6 October 1947 at Peotone Cemetery, Peotone, Will, Illinois.
Tombstone of Harry A and Clara M (Klemme) Schroeder
Census DateLocationDescription
2 April 1930Peotone, Will, IllinoisHarry A. Schroeder was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Peotone, Will, Illinois, living at 424 South Street.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-75. Dwelling 5.

Eleanor Pauline Klemme

F, b. 12 August 1906, d. 18 June 1988
Father*August Chris Klemme Jr. b. 21 Mar 1864, d. 2 May 1938
Mother*Anna Magdalena Ida Maria Frahm b. 18 Dec 1868, d. 12 Apr 1940
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEleanor Pauline Klemme was also known as Ellenora.
Name VariationEleanor Pauline Klemme was also known as Eleanora.
Name VariationEleanor Pauline Klemme was also known as Nora.
Married Name12 February 1925As of 12 February 1925,her married name was Larson.
Married Name9 October 1931As of 9 October 1931,her married name was Koch.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 August 1906Eleanor Pauline Klemme was born on 12 August 1906 at Merrill, Iowa.
She was the daughter of August Chris Klemme Jr. and Anna Magdalena Ida Maria Frahm.
Marriage12 February 1925Eleanor Pauline Klemme married Clifford H. Larson, son of Halver Larson and Clara S. Rollag, on 12 February 1925 at Iowa Eleanor Klemme and Clifford H Larson wedding announcement.
Lemars Globe Post February 19, 1925 - Eleanor Klemme and Clifford H Larson wedding announcement
Marriage certificate of Eleanor Klemme and Clifford H Larson - 12 Feb 1925 - Iowa
Divorce1928Eleanor Pauline Klemme and Clifford H. Larson were divorced in 1928.
Marriage9 October 1931Eleanor Pauline Klemme married Matthew P. Koch on 9 October 1931.
Death18 June 1988Eleanor Pauline Klemme died on 18 June 1988 at age 81.
Census DateLocationDescription
19 April 1910Plymouth, Plymouth, IowaEleanor Pauline Klemme was listed as a daughter in August Chris Klemme Jr.'s household on the 1910 Census at Plymouth, Plymouth, Iowa.1
1 January 1925Plymouth, Plymouth, IowaEleanor Pauline Klemme appeared on the census of 1 January 1925 in the household of Clifford H. Larson at Plymouth, Plymouth, Iowa.
15 April 1930Hartley, O'Brien, IowaEleanor Pauline Klemme was listed as a sister-in-law in Martin Gord's household on the 1930 Census at Hartley, O'Brien, Iowa.2
10 April 1940Fairmont, Martin, MinnesotaEleanor Pauline Klemme was listed as wife in Matthew P. Koch's household on the 1940 Census at Fairmont, Martin, Minnesota.3
  • Eleanor Pauline Klemme obtained US Social Security Card at Minnesota; last residence Bloomington, Mclean, Illinois.
  • She was the maid of honor at the wedding of Harry A. Schroeder and Clara M. Klemme on 22 August 1923 at Johnson Township Lutheran Church, Johnson, Plymouth, Iowa; Clara Klemme and Harry Schroeder wedding announcement.
  • On 21 January 1936 at Plymouth, Iowa, A C and Anna (Frahm) Klemme 50th wedding anniversary.
  • In November 1936 at Plymouth, Iowa, Thanksgiving guests at the H F Klemme home.
  • Eleanor Pauline Klemme was listed as a beneficiary in August Chris Klemme Jr.'s will on 6 June 1938 at Plymouth, Iowa; Probate of August C Klemme, deceased.
  • Eleanor Pauline Klemme lived in 1970 at Bloomington, McLean, Illinois.
  • She lived in 1983 at 238 Robinhood Lane, Bloomington, McLean, Illinois.

Child of Eleanor Pauline Klemme and Clifford H. Larson

Child of Eleanor Pauline Klemme and Matthew P. Koch

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED118. Sheet 16A. Stamp 196.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED71-17. Dwelling 152.
  3. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Fairmont, Martin, Minnesota; Roll: T627_1937; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 46-9A.

Clifford H. Larson

M, b. circa 1903
Father*Halver Larson b. c 1875, d. a Jan 1925
Mother*Clara S. Rollag b. c 1881, d. a Jan 1925
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1903Clifford H. Larson was born circa 1903 at Iowa.
He was the son of Halver Larson and Clara S. Rollag.
Marriage12 February 1925Clifford H. Larson married Eleanor Pauline Klemme, daughter of August Chris Klemme Jr. and Anna Magdalena Ida Maria Frahm, on 12 February 1925 at Iowa Eleanor Klemme and Clifford H Larson wedding announcement.
Lemars Globe Post February 19, 1925 - Eleanor Klemme and Clifford H Larson wedding announcement
Marriage certificate of Eleanor Klemme and Clifford H Larson - 12 Feb 1925 - Iowa
Divorce1928Clifford H. Larson and Eleanor Pauline Klemme were divorced in 1928.
Marriage12 August 1933Clifford H. Larson married Lillian Anderson on 12 August 1933 at Moody, South Dakota, His residence Merrill, Plymouth county, Iowa; hers is Sherman, Minnehaha county, SD. He is listed as bachelor, but was actually divorced.
Census DateLocationDescription
1910Merrill, Plymouth, IowaClifford H. Larson was listed as a son in Halver Larson's household on the 1910 Census at Merrill, Plymouth, Iowa.1
1920Plymouth, Plymouth, IowaClifford H. Larson was listed as a son in Halver Larson's household on the 1920 Census at Plymouth, Plymouth, Iowa.2
1 January 1925Plymouth, Plymouth, IowaClifford H. Larson appeared on the census of 1 January 1925 at Plymouth, Plymouth, Iowa.
1 January 1925Merrill, Plymouth, IowaHe appeared on the census of 1 January 1925 in the household of Halver Larson at Merrill, Plymouth, Iowa.
8 April 1940Hinton, Plymouth, IowaClifford H. Larson was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census at Hinton, Plymouth, Iowa.3

Child of Clifford H. Larson and Eleanor Pauline Klemme

Children of Clifford H. Larson and Lillian Anderson

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Merrill, Plymouth, Iowa; Roll: T624_418; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 0118; Image: 385; FHL microfilm: 1374431.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Plymouth, Plymouth, Iowa; Roll: T625_506; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 135; Image: 927.
  3. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Hinton, Plymouth, Iowa; Roll: T627_1190; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 75-13.

Fritz J. Ohlrichs

M, b. April 1861, d. 1950
Father*Luben Ohlrichs d. b 1910
Mother*Marie R. Elise b. Mar 1828
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFritz J. Ohlrichs was also known as Olrich.
Name VariationFritz J. Ohlrichs was also known as Fred.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthApril 1861Fritz J. Ohlrichs was born in April 1861 at Germany also reported as Apr 1862.
He was the son of Luben Ohlrichs and Marie R. Elise.
Marriagecirca 1884Fritz J. Ohlrichs married Gardine Elizabeth Stouffer, daughter of Christ Stouffer and Tina Harms, circa 1884.
Death1950Fritz J. Ohlrichs died in 1950.
Census DateLocationDescription
7 June 1900Johnson, Plymouth, IowaFritz J. Ohlrichs was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Johnson, Plymouth, Iowa.1
23 April 1910Johnson, Plymouth, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Johnson, Plymouth, Iowa.2
10 February 1920Brunsville Town, Washington Township, Plymouth, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Brunsville Town, Washington Township, Plymouth, Iowa.3
2 April 1930Brunsville Town, Washington Township, Plymouth, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Brunsville Town, Washington Township, Plymouth, Iowa.4
  • Fritz J. Ohlrichs and Gardine Elizabeth Stouffer immigrated in 1885.
  • Fritz J. Ohlrichs and Gardine Elizabeth Stouffer were naturalized in 1891.

Children of Fritz J. Ohlrichs and Gardine Elizabeth Stouffer

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED109. Dwelling 56.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED113. Dwelling 50.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED135. Dwelling 125.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED75-34. Dwelling 3.

Gardine Elizabeth Stouffer1

F, b. March 1866, d. 1930
Father*Christ Stouffer
Mother*Tina Harms
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationGardine Elizabeth Stouffer was also known as Stoffers.
Name VariationGardine Elizabeth Stouffer was also known as Dena.
Name VariationGardine Elizabeth Stouffer was also known as Elsie G.
Name VariationGardine Elizabeth Stouffer was also known as Elsie.
Name VariationGardine Elizabeth Stouffer was also known as Gena.
Name VariationGardine Elizabeth Stouffer was also known as Lizzie G.
Married Namecirca 1884As of circa 1884,her married name was Ohlrichs.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthMarch 1866Gardine Elizabeth Stouffer was born in March 1866 at Germany.
She was the daughter of Christ Stouffer and Tina Harms.
Marriagecirca 1884Gardine Elizabeth Stouffer married Fritz J. Ohlrichs, son of Luben Ohlrichs and Marie R. Elise, circa 1884.
Death1930Gardine Elizabeth Stouffer died in 1930.
Census DateLocationDescription
7 June 1900Johnson, Plymouth, IowaGardine Elizabeth Stouffer was listed as wife in Fritz J. Ohlrichs's household on the 1900 Census at Johnson, Plymouth, Iowa.2
23 April 1910Johnson, Plymouth, IowaGardine Elizabeth Stouffer was listed as wife in Fritz J. Ohlrichs's household on the 1910 Census at Johnson, Plymouth, Iowa.3
10 February 1920Brunsville Town, Washington Township, Plymouth, IowaGardine Elizabeth Stouffer was listed as wife in Fritz J. Ohlrichs's household on the 1920 Census at Brunsville Town, Washington Township, Plymouth, Iowa.4
2 April 1930Brunsville Town, Washington Township, Plymouth, IowaGardine Elizabeth Stouffer was listed as wife in Fritz J. Ohlrichs's household on the 1920 Census at Brunsville Town, Washington Township, Plymouth, Iowa.5
  • Gardine Elizabeth Stouffer and Fritz J. Ohlrichs immigrated in 1885.
  • Gardine Elizabeth Stouffer and Fritz J. Ohlrichs were naturalized in 1891.
  • On 11 February 1930 at LeMars Sentinel Miss Pearl Klemme, of Johnson township, is assisting her grandmother, Mrs.
    Fred Ohlerichs, with her work. Mrs. Ohlerichs has been ill the past week but
    is improving nicely at this writing.

Children of Gardine Elizabeth Stouffer and Fritz J. Ohlrichs

Citations

  1. [S204] California Death Records (published), CA Death record for Herman Ohlrich lists mother's maiden name as Stouffer.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED109. Dwelling 56.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED113. Dwelling 50.
  4. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED135. Dwelling 125.
  5. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED75-34. Dwelling 3.

Ella Anna Klemme

F, b. 31 January 1912, d. 7 February 2004
Father*Edwin William Klemme b. 18 Oct 1888, d. 24 May 1971
Mother*Anna M. Ohlrichs b. 11 Mar 1891, d. 10 Jan 1990
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name12 February 1929As of 12 February 1929,her married name was Utesch.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth31 January 1912Ella Anna Klemme was born on 31 January 1912 at Merrill, Iowa, Or 30 Jan.
She was the daughter of Edwin William Klemme and Anna M. Ohlrichs.
Marriage12 February 1929Ella Anna Klemme married William Gustaf Utesch, son of Paul Richard Utesch and Louise Bertha Jans, on 12 February 1929 at LeMars, Plymouth, Iowa, William Utesch and Ella A Klemme marriage announcement.
Marriage certificate of William Utesch and Ella A Klemme - 12 Feb 1929 - LeMars, Plymouth, IA
Lemars Semi Weekly Sentinel February 15, 1929 - William Utesch and Ella A Klemme marriage announcement
Death7 February 2004Ella Anna Klemme died on 7 February 2004 at Akron City Convalescent Care Center, Akron, Iowa, at age 92 Ella Anna Utesch, 92, of Akron died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004, at Akron City Convalesce Care Center. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron, with the Rev. Jean Morse officiating. Private graveside services will be in Preston Township, St. John's Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation with the family present will be 2 to 8 p.m. today at Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Ella Anna Utesch was born Jan. 30, 1912, in Merrill, Iowa, the daughter of Edwin A. and Anna (Ohlrich) Klemme. She attended Johnson Township School. She married William "Tud" Utesch on Feb. 12, 1929, in Merrill. He preceded her in death on March 24, 1987. The couple farmed their entire lives until they retired and moved to Akron. She was a housewife and farm wife. She worked for several years at the care center in the craft room. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, where she was active in the Women's Aid. In her free time, she loved crafts, crocheting and knitting during which she made several lap robes for the residents of the care center. She is survived by a daughter and her husband, Lorraine and Jud McDougall of St. Louis, Mo; three grandchildren, Pamela and her husband, Robert Danneman, of St. Louis, David W. McDougall and his wife, Denise, of Atlanta, Ga., and Beth Malm of St. Louis; and five great-grandchildren, Kevin Danneman, Alexander McDougall, Kelsey McDougall, Lauren Malm and Melissa Malm. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William "Tud" Utesch; and a sister, Mrs. William (Pearl) Toel. Pallbearers will be Randy Plueger, Bob Utesch, Jim Utesch, Walt Wendel, Roger Utesch and Jay Toel. Honorary pallbearers will be Randy Utesch, Steve Utesch, Chuck Utesch and Ed Utesch Jr.
Census DateLocationDescription
7 February 1920Johnson, Plymouth, IowaElla Anna Klemme was listed as a daughter in Edwin William Klemme's household on the 1920 Census at Johnson, Plymouth, Iowa.1
1 January 1925Johnson, Plymouth, IowaElla Anna Klemme appeared on the census of 1 January 1925 in the household of Edwin William Klemme at Johnson, Plymouth, Iowa.
  • Ella Anna Klemme hosted a party to celebrate the 40th anniversary of her parents Edwin William Klemme and Anna M. Ohlrichs were Mr. & Mrs. E. W. Klemme celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary Feb. 16 at a party held in the Johnson township church parlors at 8pm. Hostesses were two daughters of the couple, Mrs. William Toel and Mrs. William Utesch. After the program with Rev. G. Meyer as master of ceremonies, canasta was played and a luncheon served. Anna Olhrichs and E. W. Klemme were married in the Johnson township church 40 years ago, and have two daughters and three grandchildren. The engagement of Miss Lorraine Utesch, the Klemme's oldest granddaughter, and Jud McDougall, Jr., was announced during the evening. on 16 February 1951 at 40th wedding anniversary at Johnson township church, Johnson, Plymouth, Iowa.2
  • Ella Anna Klemme lived in 2003 at old folks home, Akron, Iowa.

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED132. Sheet 2B. Dwelling 33.
  2. [S271] Historical Newspaper Collection, Lemars Semi Weekly Sentinel (Le Mars, Iowa) 1951 February 27.

William Gustaf Utesch

M, b. 3 November 1905, d. 24 March 1987
Father*Paul Richard Utesch b. 2 Sep 1875, d. 21 Nov 1963
Mother*Louise Bertha Jans b. 28 Nov 1876, d. 25 Feb 1950
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam Gustaf Utesch was also known as Tud.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 November 1905William Gustaf Utesch was born on 3 November 1905 at Iowa.
He was the son of Paul Richard Utesch and Louise Bertha Jans.
Marriage12 February 1929William Gustaf Utesch married Ella Anna Klemme, daughter of Edwin William Klemme and Anna M. Ohlrichs, on 12 February 1929 at LeMars, Plymouth, Iowa, William Utesch and Ella A Klemme marriage announcement.
Marriage certificate of William Utesch and Ella A Klemme - 12 Feb 1929 - LeMars, Plymouth, IA
Lemars Semi Weekly Sentinel February 15, 1929 - William Utesch and Ella A Klemme marriage announcement
Death24 March 1987William Gustaf Utesch died on 24 March 1987 at Akron, Plymouth, Iowa, at age 81 William G. "Tud" Utesch, 81, of Akron, died Tuesday (March 24, 1987) in his home after a long illness. Services were held at 1:30 p. m. Friday in St. John's Lutheran Church in Preston township, rural Akron. The Rev. Robert Kruempel officiated. Mrs. Wm. Van Buskirk, organist accompanied the congregational singing. Burial was in the church cemetery under the direction of Schroeder funeral home of Akron. Honorary pallbearers were. Marvin Buhman, Armond Halweg, Ron Toel, Jay Toel, Robert Utesch, Varold Voss, Daryl Klemme, and Randy Plueger. Active pallbearers were Lowell Utesch, Merlin Utesch, Edward Utesch, Jr., Jim Utesch, Randy Utesch, Chuck Utesch, Steve Utesch, and Steve Kilstrom.

Mr. Utesch was born Nov. 3, 1905 to Paul and Louise Jans Utesch in Merrill. He married Ella Klemme Feb. 12, 1929 in Merrill. The couple farmed in the Akron area all their married life and retired to Akron in 1965.

Survivors include his wife, Ella of Akron; a daughter, Mrs. Jud (Lorraine) McDougall of St. Louis, Mo; one sister, Mrs. Al (Myrtle) Doering of Merrill, three grandchildren, Pamela Danneman, David McDougall, and Beth Malm; and a great-grandson, Alexander William McDougall.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Edward and Charles; and two sisters, Mamie and Minnie.

Akron Register-Tribune, Akron, Plymouth, Iowa, USA Thursday, April 2, 1987.
  • William Gustaf Utesch obtained US Social Security Card at Iowa; last residence Akron, Plymouth, Iowa.

Pearl Elsie Klemme

F, b. 11 August 1916, d. 5 September 1986
Father*Edwin William Klemme b. 18 Oct 1888, d. 24 May 1971
Mother*Anna M. Ohlrichs b. 11 Mar 1891, d. 10 Jan 1990
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name18 June 1941As of 18 June 1941,her married name was Toel.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 August 1916Pearl Elsie Klemme was born on 11 August 1916 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Edwin William Klemme and Anna M. Ohlrichs.
Marriage18 June 1941Pearl Elsie Klemme married William C. Toel on 18 June 1941 at Johnson township Lutheran church, Johnson, Plymouth, Iowa, Miss Pearl Klemme, daughter of Mr. And Mrs. E. W. Klemme of LeMars and William Toel of Akron, were married at the Lutheran church in Johnson township last Wednesday.1
Death5 September 1986Pearl Elsie Klemme died on 5 September 1986 at age 70 LE MARS, Iowa—Pearl E. Toel, 70, of Le Mars, died Friday in a Sioux City hospital.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, at Sr. Paul’s Lutheran Church in rural Merrill with the Rev. Kevin Frey officiating. Burial will be in Le Mars Memorial Cemetery. There will be a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. today at Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home.

Mrs. Toel, the former Pearl E. Klemme, was born Aug. 11, 1916, in Plymouth County. She married William Toel on June 18, 1941, in rural Merrill. She was Plymouth County resident all her life.

Survivors include her husband; two sons, Ronald of Palatine, Ill., and Jay of Le Mars; two daughters, Mrs. Leonard (Norma) Keahi of Merrill, and Mrs. Fred (Judy) Schiefen of Le Mars; her mother, Mrs. Anna Klemme of Le Mars; one sister, Mrs. William (Ella) Utesch of Akron; and two grandchildren.

Sioux City Journal
Sunday, Sept. 7, 1986.
Burialafter 5 September 1986She was buried after 5 September 1986 at Memorial Cemetery, LeMars, Plymouth, Iowa.
Census DateLocationDescription
7 February 1920Johnson, Plymouth, IowaPearl Elsie Klemme was listed as a daughter in Edwin William Klemme's household on the 1920 Census at Johnson, Plymouth, Iowa.2
1 January 1925Johnson, Plymouth, IowaPearl Elsie Klemme appeared on the census of 1 January 1925 in the household of Edwin William Klemme at Johnson, Plymouth, Iowa.
19 May 1930Johnson, Plymouth, IowaPearl Elsie Klemme was listed as a daughter in Edwin William Klemme's household on the 1930 Census at Johnson, Plymouth, Iowa.3
  • Pearl Elsie Klemme obtained US Social Security Card at Iowa; last residence Le Mars, Plymouth, Iowa.
  • She was the maid of honor at the wedding of William Gustaf Utesch and Ella Anna Klemme on 12 February 1929 at LeMars, Plymouth, Iowa; William Utesch and Ella A Klemme marriage announcement.
  • On 11 February 1930 at LeMars Sentinel Miss Pearl Klemme, of Johnson township, is assisting her grandmother, Mrs.
    Fred Ohlerichs, with her work. Mrs. Ohlerichs has been ill the past week but
    is improving nicely at this writing.
  • Pearl Elsie Klemme hosted a party to celebrate the 40th anniversary of her parents Edwin William Klemme and Anna M. Ohlrichs were Mr. & Mrs. E. W. Klemme celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary Feb. 16 at a party held in the Johnson township church parlors at 8pm. Hostesses were two daughters of the couple, Mrs. William Toel and Mrs. William Utesch. After the program with Rev. G. Meyer as master of ceremonies, canasta was played and a luncheon served. Anna Olhrichs and E. W. Klemme were married in the Johnson township church 40 years ago, and have two daughters and three grandchildren. The engagement of Miss Lorraine Utesch, the Klemme's oldest granddaughter, and Jud McDougall, Jr., was announced during the evening. on 16 February 1951 at 40th wedding anniversary at Johnson township church, Johnson, Plymouth, Iowa.4

Citations

  1. [S271] Historical Newspaper Collection, Lemars Semi Weekly Sentinel (Le Mars, Iowa) 1951 June 29.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED132. Sheet 2B. Dwelling 33.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED75-15. Dwelling 62.
  4. [S271] Historical Newspaper Collection, Lemars Semi Weekly Sentinel (Le Mars, Iowa) 1951 February 27.

William C. Toel

M, b. 7 February 1917, d. 17 October 1993
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 February 1917William C. Toel was born on 7 February 1917.
Marriage18 June 1941He married Pearl Elsie Klemme, daughter of Edwin William Klemme and Anna M. Ohlrichs, on 18 June 1941 at Johnson township Lutheran church, Johnson, Plymouth, Iowa, Miss Pearl Klemme, daughter of Mr. And Mrs. E. W. Klemme of LeMars and William Toel of Akron, were married at the Lutheran church in Johnson township last Wednesday.1
Death17 October 1993William C. Toel died on 17 October 1993 at age 76 LE MARS, Iowa—William C. Toel, 76, of Le Mars died Sunday, Oct. 17, 1993, at his residence.

Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Grace Lutheran Church with the Rev. Larry Fett officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Cemetery, Le Mars. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Thursday, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m., at Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home.

Mr. Toel was born Feb. 7, 1917, in Akron, the son of Bernard H. and Anna M. (Borchers) Toel. He married Pearl Klemme June 18, 1941, in rural, Merrill. She died Sept. 5, 1986. A lifelong Plymouth County farmer, he retired and moved to Le Mars in 1980. He married Viola Nelson in 1988 at Cherokee.

Mr. Toel was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Le Mars. He was an avid fisherman and hunter.

Survivors include two sons, Ronald Toel and his wife Donna of Winthrop Harbor, Ill., and Jay Toel and his wife, Mary of Le Mars; two daughters, Norma Keahi and her husband, Leonard of Merrill and Judy Schiefen and her husband, Fred of Le Mars; two sisters, Agnes Ebert of Granville and Leona Osterburhr of Le Mars; and five grandchildren, William Toel, Chris and Tony Keahi and Ted and Tonya Schiefen.

Sioux City Journal
Wednesday, October 20, 1993.
  • William C. Toel obtained US Social Security Card at Iowa; last residence Le Mars, Plymouth, Iowa.

Citations

  1. [S271] Historical Newspaper Collection, Lemars Semi Weekly Sentinel (Le Mars, Iowa) 1951 June 29.

Judson Nobel McDougal

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJudson Nobel McDougal married Bertha DeRod.

Bertha DeRod

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was McDougal.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageBertha DeRod married Judson Nobel McDougal.

Franklin J. Hinrichs Jr.

M, b. 16 December 1916
Father*Franklin J. Hinrichs Sr. b. 21 Dec 1890, d. 5 Jan 1963
Mother*Emily A. Klemme b. 1 Oct 1891, d. 7 Dec 1939
Franklin Hinrichs Jr - circa 1918-Colorized
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 December 1916Franklin J. Hinrichs Jr. was born on 16 December 1916.
He was the son of Franklin J. Hinrichs Sr. and Emily A. Klemme.
Marriage5 September 1936Franklin J. Hinrichs Jr. married Margaret Goodrich on 5 September 1936.
  • Circa 1918 portrait of Franklin and Emily (Klemme) Hinrichs and son Franklin Jr.

Margaret Goodrich

F, b. 28 January 1916
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name5 September 1936As of 5 September 1936,her married name was Hinrichs.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth28 January 1916Margaret Goodrich was born on 28 January 1916.
Marriage5 September 1936She married Franklin J. Hinrichs Jr., son of Franklin J. Hinrichs Sr. and Emily A. Klemme, on 5 September 1936.

Martin Gord

M, b. 5 November 1893, d. January 1974
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMartin Gord was also known as Gard.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth5 November 1893Martin Gord was born on 5 November 1893 at Minnesota.
Marriage24 February 1922He married Edith Marie Klemme, daughter of August Chris Klemme Jr. and Anna Magdalena Ida Maria Frahm, on 24 February 1922 listed as 24 Feb. Married 8 years in 1930.
DeathJanuary 1974Martin Gord died in January 1974 at age 80.
Census DateLocationDescription
15 April 1930Hartley, O'Brien, IowaMartin Gord was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Hartley, O'Brien, Iowa.1
  • Martin Gord obtained US Social Security Card at Iowa; last residence Ottawa, La Salle, Illinois.
  • He had zero children.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED71-17. Dwelling 152.

Ronald E. Klemme

M, b. 21 February 1924, d. 1998
Father*Roy Christian Klemme b. 20 Jul 1900, d. 3 Apr 1970
Mother*Nora Odell Jordin b. 11 Sep 1904, d. 5 Jun 1974
Life EventDateDescription
Birth21 February 1924Ronald E. Klemme was born on 21 February 1924 at Iowa also reported as 20 Feb 1924.
He was the son of Roy Christian Klemme and Nora Odell Jordin.
Marriage23 October 1965Ronald E. Klemme married Vada Godbout on 23 October 1965.
Death1998Ronald E. Klemme died in 1998.
Burial1998He was buried in 1998 at Resthaven Gardens of Memory, Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas.
Census DateLocationDescription
18 April 1930LeMars, Plymouth, IowaRonald E. Klemme was listed as a son in Roy Christian Klemme's household on the 1930 Census at LeMars, Plymouth, Iowa; living at 402 Central Avenue.1
  • In January 1939 Ronald Klemme is spending his vacation with his grandmother, Mrs. A. C. Klemme, and other relatives and friends at Fairmont, Minnesota.
    Lemars Globe Post January 5, 1939 - Ronald Klemme is spending his vacation with his grandmother, Mrs A C Klemme at Fairmont, Minn.
  • Ronald E. Klemme lived in 1970 at Glendale, California.
  • He lived in 1972 at Denver, Colorado.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED75-17. Dwelling 358.

Vada Godbout

F, b. 18 July 1920, d. 16 May 2000
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name23 October 1965As of 23 October 1965,her married name was Klemme.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth18 July 1920Vada Godbout was born on 18 July 1920.
Marriage23 October 1965She married Ronald E. Klemme, son of Roy Christian Klemme and Nora Odell Jordin, on 23 October 1965.
Death16 May 2000Vada Godbout died on 16 May 2000 at age 79.
Burialafter 16 May 2000She was buried after 16 May 2000 at Resthaven Gardens of Memory, Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas.
  • Vada Godbout had zero children.
  • She obtained US Social Security Card at Kansas; last residence Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas.

Virginia Grubb

F, b. 23 May 1928, d. 21 August 1980
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name25 September 1948As of 25 September 1948,her married name was Schroeder.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth23 May 1928Virginia Grubb was born on 23 May 1928.
Death21 August 1980She died on 21 August 1980 at age 52.

Lloyd E. Bate

M, b. 18 March 1897, d. 22 January 2001
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLloyd E. Bate was also known as Bates.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageLloyd E. Bate married Louise T. (?).
Birth18 March 1897Lloyd E. Bate was born on 18 March 1897.
Marriage20 January 1954He married Clara M. Klemme, daughter of August Chris Klemme Jr. and Anna Magdalena Ida Maria Frahm, on 20 January 1954 May be 31 Jan 1954.
Death22 January 2001Lloyd E. Bate died on 22 January 2001 at age 103.
Burialafter 22 January 2001He was buried after 22 January 2001 at Peotone Cemetery, Peotone, Will, Illinois.
  • Lloyd E. Bate obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence Peotone, Will, Illinois.

Shirley Rae Larson

F, b. 7 September 1927, d. June 1993
Father*Clifford H. Larson b. c 1903
Mother*Eleanor Pauline Klemme b. 12 Aug 1906, d. 18 Jun 1988
Name TypeDateDescription
Name Changeafter 9 October 1931On after 9 October 1931 her name was legally changed to Koch.
Married Name19 August 1948As of 19 August 1948,her married name was Shafer.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 September 1927Shirley Rae Larson was born on 7 September 1927 at LeMars, Plymouth, Iowa.
She was the daughter of Clifford H. Larson and Eleanor Pauline Klemme.
Marriage19 August 1948Shirley Rae Larson married Edison Henry Shafer on 19 August 1948 also reported as 27 Aug 1948.
DeathJune 1993Shirley Rae Larson died in June 1993 at age 65 Shirley (Larson) Shafer obituary.
Sandusky (OH) Register June 10, 1993 - Shirley (Larson) Shafer obituary
Census DateLocationDescription
15 April 1930Hartley, O'Brien, IowaShirley Rae Larson was listed as a niece in Martin Gord's household on the 1930 Census at Hartley, O'Brien, Iowa.1
10 April 1940Fairmont, Martin, MinnesotaShirley Rae Larson was listed as a daughter (actually step-daughter) in Matthew P. Koch's household on the 1940 Census at Fairmont, Martin, Minnesota.2
  • Shirley Rae Larson was adopted; Shirley was adopted by Matt Koch, her mother's second husband.
  • In November 1936 at Plymouth, Iowa, Thanksgiving guests at the H F Klemme home.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED71-17. Dwelling 152.
  2. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Fairmont, Martin, Minnesota; Roll: T627_1937; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 46-9A.

Edison Henry Shafer

M, b. 17 February 1917, d. after 1993
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 February 1917Edison Henry Shafer was born on 17 February 1917.
Marriage19 August 1948He married Shirley Rae Larson, daughter of Clifford H. Larson and Eleanor Pauline Klemme, on 19 August 1948 also reported as 27 Aug 1948.
Deathafter 1993Edison Henry Shafer died after 1993.
  • Edison Henry Shafer was a Food Production Manager at Illinois State University.

Matthew P. Koch

M, b. 15 September 1900, d. 31 December 1971
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMatthew P. Koch was also known as Math.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 September 1900Matthew P. Koch was born on 15 September 1900 at Nebraska.
Marriage9 October 1931He married Eleanor Pauline Klemme, daughter of August Chris Klemme Jr. and Anna Magdalena Ida Maria Frahm, on 9 October 1931.
Death31 December 1971Matthew P. Koch died on 31 December 1971 at age 71.
Census DateLocationDescription
10 April 1940Fairmont, Martin, MinnesotaMatthew P. Koch was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census at Fairmont, Martin, Minnesota.1
  • Matthew P. Koch obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence Bloomington, Mclean, Illinois.

Child of Matthew P. Koch and Eleanor Pauline Klemme

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Fairmont, Martin, Minnesota; Roll: T627_1937; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 46-9A.

James August Koch

M, b. 13 July 1932, d. 13 June 1999
Father*Matthew P. Koch b. 15 Sep 1900, d. 31 Dec 1971
Mother*Eleanor Pauline Klemme b. 12 Aug 1906, d. 18 Jun 1988
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 July 1932James August Koch was born on 13 July 1932 at Cherokee, Iowa, also reported as 31 Jul 1932.
He was the son of Matthew P. Koch and Eleanor Pauline Klemme.
Death13 June 1999James August Koch died on 13 June 1999 at age 66.
Census DateLocationDescription
10 April 1940Fairmont, Martin, MinnesotaJames August Koch was listed as a son in Matthew P. Koch's household on the 1940 Census at Fairmont, Martin, Minnesota.1
  • James August Koch was a Pharmacist.
  • In November 1936 at Plymouth, Iowa, Thanksgiving guests at the H F Klemme home.

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Fairmont, Martin, Minnesota; Roll: T627_1937; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 46-9A.

Margaret Elizabeth Ritchie

F, b. 7 November 1922, d. 2 October 1999
Father*William Glasgow Ritchie b. c 1886
Mother*Nellie Mae Blesh b. c 1895
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name16 October 1943As of 16 October 1943,her married name was Klemme.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 November 1922Margaret Elizabeth Ritchie was born on 7 November 1922 at Estherville, Emmet, Iowa.
She was the daughter of William Glasgow Ritchie and Nellie Mae Blesh.
Marriage16 October 1943Margaret Elizabeth Ritchie married Arnold Luverne Klemme, son of Elmer Jacob Klemme and Hilda J. Sommervold, on 16 October 1943 at Sacramento, California.
Death2 October 1999Margaret Elizabeth Ritchie died on 2 October 1999 at age 76.1
Burialafter 2 October 1999She was buried after 2 October 1999 at Roseni Lutheran Church Cemetery, Beresford, Union, South Dakota.
Census DateLocationDescription
9 April 1930Washington, Jasper, IowaMargaret Elizabeth Ritchie was listed as a daughter in Nellie Mae Blesh's household on the 1930 Census at Washington, Jasper, Iowa.2
  • Margaret Elizabeth Ritchie obtained US Social Security Card at Iowa; Last residence Akron, Plymouth, Iowa..
  • In May 1976 Hilda (Sommervold) Klemme 80th birthday celebration.

Citations

  1. [S184] Beresford Republic Newspaper, Vol. 106, 1999, Oct 14.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED50-38. Dwelling 62.

Dorothy Helen Klemme

F, b. 7 July 1921, d. 27 May 2015
Father*Elmer Jacob Klemme b. 17 Dec 1891, d. 26 Jul 1965
Mother*Hilda J. Sommervold b. 13 May 1896, d. 28 Aug 1991
Dorothy Klemme 12 Mar 1929-Colorized
Name TypeDateDescription
NicknameDorothy Helen Klemme also went by the name of Mimi.
Married Name7 February 1945As of 7 February 1945,her married name was Pomplun.
Married Nameafter 1980As of after 1980,her married name was Ridinger.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 July 1921Dorothy Helen Klemme was born on 7 July 1921 at Union, South Dakota.
She was the daughter of Elmer Jacob Klemme and Hilda J. Sommervold.
Marriage7 February 1945Dorothy Helen Klemme married Raymond R. Pomplun on 7 February 1945 at Dade, Florida, Marriage record of Raymond Pomplun and Dorothy H Klemme.
Marriage record of Raymond Pomplun and Dorothy H Klemme 07 Feb 1945 Dade county, FL
Marriageafter 1980Dorothy Helen Klemme married William C. Ridinger after 1980.
Death27 May 2015Dorothy Helen Klemme died on 27 May 2015 at age 93 Dorothy Pomplun Ridinger - Passed away May 27, 2015 at the age of 93. Survived by son, James (Kemilou) Pomplun; 4 granddaughters: Jennifer Pomplun (Bruce Gutherie), Kimberly Lucas, Sheryl (Mike) Violett, and Lori (Brian) Walters; 9 great-grandchildren: Austin Bannon, Tanner & Skyler Lucas, Justin & Jason Violett, and Matthew, Caleb, Hanna and Seth Walters. A member of Messiah Lutheran Church for over 6 decades, Dorothy, or Mimi, as she is known by her family, was a beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Born on a farm in South Dakota she lived in Denver Colorado for most of her life, retired from United Bank of Denver as Senior Investment Representative at 65 years young, and spent the rest of her active life traveling and taking care of loved ones. She will be deeply missed by all those who had the privilege of knowing her. Private interment at Ft. Logan National Cemetery. Memorial Service Fri June 5, 2015 at 11am at Messiah Lutheran Church, 1750 Colorado Blvd, Denver. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Messiah Lutheran Church.
Published in Denver Post on May 31, 2015.
Burial5 June 2015She was buried on 5 June 2015 at Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver, Denver, Colorado.
Census DateLocationDescription
1925South Dakota State Census, South DakotaDorothy Helen Klemme appeared on the census of 1925 in the household of Elmer Jacob Klemme at South Dakota State Census, South Dakota.
17 April 1930Spink, Union, South DakotaDorothy Helen Klemme was listed as a daughter in Elmer Jacob Klemme's household on the 1930 Census at Spink, Union, South Dakota.1
1935South Dakota State Census, Spink, Union, South DakotaDorothy Helen Klemme appeared on the census of 1935 in the household of Elmer Jacob Klemme at South Dakota State Census, Spink, Union, South Dakota.
1940Spink, Union, South DakotaDorothy Helen Klemme was listed as a daughter in Elmer Jacob Klemme's household on the 1940 Census at Spink, Union, South Dakota.2
  • Dorothy Helen Klemme was flower girl at the marriage of Roy Abraham and Sarah Marie Sommervold on 12 March 1929 at Beresford, Union, South Dakota; County of Residence: Union. Post Office: Akron, Iowa; Roy Abraham and Sarah Sommervold wedding party portrait. Left to right: bridesmaid--Alma Abraham (groom's sister) & groomsman--Sigvald Sommervold (bride's brother); bridesmaid--Irene Larson (groom's niece) & groomsman--Martin Sommervold (bride's brother); bride--Sarah Marie Sommervold & groom--Roy Abraham; ring bearer--Gorden Eggen (bride's nephew) & flower girl--Dorothy Klemme (bride's niece--Hilda's daughter); groomsman Ed Abraham (groom's brother) & bridesmaid Esther Sommervold (bride's sister).3
  • Dorothy Helen Klemme witnessed Lu Ida Olive Klemme attending school in September 1932 at Pleasant Hill School, Akron, Iowa; (listed in newspaper).
  • As of 1983, Dorothy Helen Klemme's address was 861 Cherry Street, Denver, Colorado.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED64-15. Dwelling 147.
  2. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Spink, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T627_3869; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 64-16.
  3. [S342] South Dakota, South Dakota Marriage Certificates, 1905-1949.

Raymond R. Pomplun

M, b. 5 September 1916, d. August 1980
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRaymond R. Pomplun was also known as Ray.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth5 September 1916Raymond R. Pomplun was born on 5 September 1916.
Marriage7 February 1945He married Dorothy Helen Klemme, daughter of Elmer Jacob Klemme and Hilda J. Sommervold, on 7 February 1945 at Dade, Florida, Marriage record of Raymond Pomplun and Dorothy H Klemme.
Marriage record of Raymond Pomplun and Dorothy H Klemme 07 Feb 1945 Dade county, FL
BurialAugust 1980Raymond R. Pomplun was buried in August 1980 at Riverside Memorial Park, Aberdeen, Brown, South Dakota.
DeathAugust 1980He died in August 1980 at age 63.
  • Raymond R. Pomplun obtained US Social Security Card at South Dakota; last residence Englewood, Arapahoe, Colorado.

William Glasgow Ritchie

M, b. circa 1886
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageWilliam Glasgow Ritchie married Nellie Mae Blesh.
Birthcirca 1886William Glasgow Ritchie was born circa 1886 at Iowa.
Divorcebefore 1930He and Nellie Mae Blesh were divorced before 1930.
Census DateLocationDescription
10 January 1920Des Moines, Polk, IowaWilliam Glasgow Ritchie was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Des Moines, Polk, Iowa.1

Children of William Glasgow Ritchie and Nellie Mae Blesh

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED95. Dwelling 114.