Myra Louise Specht

F, b. 7 December 1918, d. 7 February 2005
Father*John Conrad Specht b. 11 Apr 1887
Mother*Amelia Mayer b. c 1886
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name30 March 1938As of 30 March 1938,her married name was Johnson.
  • Myra Louise Specht was born on 7 December 1918 at Iowa.
  • She was the daughter of John Conrad Specht and Amelia Mayer.
  • Myra Louise Specht married Roy Oliver Johnson on 30 March 1938.
  • Myra Louise Specht died on 7 February 2005 at age 86 Myra L. Johnson, 86, of Marcus, died Monday, Feb. 7, 2005, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars.
    Myra Louise Specht was born on Dec. 7, 1918, at Sheridan Township, Cherokee County, the daughter of John and Amelia (Mayer) Specht. She was baptized in the Lutheran faith on Dec. 17, 1918, and confirmed on April 9, 1933, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Marcus.
    On March 30, 1938, Myra and Roy O. Johnson were united in marriage at Marcus. The couple made their home on a farm near Marcus where they raised their family. Roy died suddenly on March 29, 1986. Myra remained on the farm until moving to Le Mars in 1997. She had been a resident of the Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars since 2002.
    Myra was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in Marcus. She enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening, baking, and canning. Her true dedication in life was her faithful devotion to her husband and family. She will be lovingly remembered for her charming smile, strong faith, and her caring ways and thoughtfulness of others.
    Survivors include her two daughters, Betty Kommes and her husband, Leonard of Le Mars and Patty Laubenthal and her husband, Dave of Spencer; two sons, Wayne Johnson and his wife, Teresa of Greeley, Colo., and John B. Johnson and his wife, Marirose of Marcus; eight grandchildren, Brent Kommes and his wife, Larissa of Sioux City, Angela Kommes of Sioux Falls, S.D., Heidi Kommes of Savannah, Ga., Katie and Jessica Johnson of Greeley, Colo., Lindy, Adam and Dilan Laubenthal of Spencer; a sister, Catherine Wendt of Cleghorn; two brothers, Robert Specht and his wife, Elvera of Cleghorn, and Roy Specht of Marcus.
    She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 48 years, Roy; two sons, LeRoy and Vernon; a daughter, Linda; a granddaughter, Ashley Johnson; and a brother, Harris Specht.
    Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Peace Lutheran Church in Marcus. The Rev. James Gruber will officiate. Burial will follow at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, rural Marcus. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. today (Thursday) at the Earnest-Rohde Funeral Home in Marcus. The family will be present from 5 to 8 p.m. and there will be a prayer service at 7 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to the funeral.
    Pallbearers will be Myra's grandchildren.

Children of Myra Louise Specht and Roy Oliver Johnson

Roy Oliver Johnson

M, b. 30 June 1909, d. 29 March 1986

Children of Roy Oliver Johnson and Myra Louise Specht

Elizabeth Julia Johnson

F, b. 6 December 1945, d. 22 February 2017
Father*Roy Oliver Johnson b. 30 Jun 1909, d. 29 Mar 1986
Mother*Myra Louise Specht b. 7 Dec 1918, d. 7 Feb 2005
Name TypeDateDescription
NicknameElizabeth Julia Johnson also went by the name of Betty.
Married Name5 May 1973As of 5 May 1973,her married name was Kommes.
  • Elizabeth Julia Johnson was born on 6 December 1945 at LeMars, Plymouth, Iowa.
  • She was the daughter of Roy Oliver Johnson and Myra Louise Specht.
  • Elizabeth Julia Johnson married Leonard Joseph Kommes on 5 May 1973.
  • Elizabeth Julia Johnson died on 22 February 2017 at Sioux City, Iowa, at age 71.

Leonard Joseph Kommes

M, d. 25 September 2005

Roy Carl Specht

M, b. circa 1914
Father*John Conrad Specht b. 11 Apr 1887
Mother*Amelia Mayer b. c 1886

LeRoy Johnson

M, d. before February 2005
Father*Roy Oliver Johnson b. 30 Jun 1909, d. 29 Mar 1986
Mother*Myra Louise Specht b. 7 Dec 1918, d. 7 Feb 2005

Vernon Johnson

M, d. before February 2005
Father*Roy Oliver Johnson b. 30 Jun 1909, d. 29 Mar 1986
Mother*Myra Louise Specht b. 7 Dec 1918, d. 7 Feb 2005

Linda Johnson

F, d. before February 2005
Father*Roy Oliver Johnson b. 30 Jun 1909, d. 29 Mar 1986
Mother*Myra Louise Specht b. 7 Dec 1918, d. 7 Feb 2005

Harris William Specht

M, b. circa 1916, d. before February 2005
Father*John Conrad Specht b. 11 Apr 1887
Mother*Amelia Mayer b. c 1886
  • Harris William Specht was born circa 1916 at Iowa.
  • He was the son of John Conrad Specht and Amelia Mayer.
  • Harris William Specht died before February 2005.

Jacob Mayer

M, d. before 1925
  • Jacob Mayer was born at Germany.
  • He married Amelia Staka at Illinois.
  • Jacob Mayer died before 1925.

Child of Jacob Mayer and Amelia Staka

Amelia Staka

F, b. circa 1852, d. after 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Mayer.
  • Amelia Staka married Jacob Mayer at Illinois.
  • Amelia Staka was born circa 1852 at Germany.
  • She died after 1925.

Child of Amelia Staka and Jacob Mayer

Vivian (?)

F, b. circa 1905
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1925As of circa 1925,her married name was Specht.

Marie Kamrath

F, b. circa 1891
Father*August Kamrath b. c 1862
Mother*Ida Bielke b. c 1872
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1911As of circa 1911,her married name was Specht.

Children of Marie Kamrath and Henry Jacob Specht

Mildred Emma Specht

F, b. circa 1912
Father*Henry Jacob Specht b. 13 Dec 1882
Mother*Marie Kamrath b. c 1891

Esther Sophia Specht

F, b. circa 1915
Father*Henry Jacob Specht b. 13 Dec 1882
Mother*Marie Kamrath b. c 1891

Dorothy May Specht

F, b. circa 1920
Father*Henry Jacob Specht b. 13 Dec 1882
Mother*Marie Kamrath b. c 1891

August Kamrath

M, b. circa 1862
  • August Kamrath married Ida Bielke at Iowa.
  • August Kamrath was born circa 1862 at Germany.

Child of August Kamrath and Ida Bielke

Ida Bielke

F, b. circa 1872
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Kamrath.
  • Ida Bielke married August Kamrath at Iowa.
  • Ida Bielke was born circa 1872 at Germany.

Child of Ida Bielke and August Kamrath

Sebastian Walch

M, b. November 1832, d. before 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationSebastian Walch was also known as S.
  • Sebastian Walch was born in November 1832 at Austria or Germany.
  • He married Mary (?) circa 1856 at Iowa.
  • Sebastian Walch died before 1925.
Census DateLocation
13 June 1870Jefferson, Clayton, IowaSebastian Walch was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Jefferson, Clayton, Iowa.1
1880Bath, Cerro Gordo, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Bath, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.2
8 June 1900Sugar Creek, Cerro Gordo, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Sugar Creek, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.3

Children of Sebastian Walch and Mary (?)

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 16-17. Dwelling 119.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0332 Page Number 327A.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED17. Dwelling 83.

William Walch

M, b. circa 1874, d. after 1925
Father*Sebastian Walch b. Nov 1832, d. b 1925
Mother*Mary (?) b. c 1839, d. b 1925
  • William Walch was born circa 1874 at Iowa.
  • He was the son of Sebastian Walch and Mary (?).
  • As of 1925, William Walch was never married.
  • He died after 1925.
Census DateLocation
1880Bath, Cerro Gordo, IowaWilliam Walch was listed as a son in Sebastian Walch's household on the 1880 Census at Bath, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.1
8 June 1900Sugar Creek, Cerro Gordo, IowaWilliam Walch was listed as a son in Sebastian Walch's household on the 1900 Census at Sugar Creek, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.2

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0332 Page Number 327A.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED17. Dwelling 83.

Mary (?)

F, b. circa 1839, d. before 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMary (?) was also known as Marie (?).
Married Namecirca 1856As of circa 1856,her married name was Walch.
  • Mary (?) was born circa 1839 at Austria or Germany.
  • She married Sebastian Walch circa 1856 at Iowa.
  • Mary (?) died before 1925.
Census DateLocation
13 June 1870Jefferson, Clayton, IowaMary (?) was listed in Sebastian Walch's household on the 1870 Census at Jefferson, Clayton, Iowa.1
1880Bath, Cerro Gordo, IowaMary (?) was listed as wife in Sebastian Walch's household on the 1880 Census at Bath, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.2
8 June 1900Sugar Creek, Cerro Gordo, IowaMary (?) was listed as wife in Sebastian Walch's household on the 1900 Census at Sugar Creek, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.3
     Mary (?) had 8 with 6 living in 1900 children.

Children of Mary (?) and Sebastian Walch

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 16-17. Dwelling 119.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0332 Page Number 327A.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED17. Dwelling 83.

Celia Walch

F, b. circa 1862
Father*Sebastian Walch b. Nov 1832, d. b 1925
Mother*Mary (?) b. c 1839, d. b 1925
Census DateLocation
13 June 1870Jefferson, Clayton, IowaCelia Walch was listed in Sebastian Walch's household on the 1870 Census at Jefferson, Clayton, Iowa.1
1880Bath, Cerro Gordo, IowaCelia Walch was listed as a daughter in Sebastian Walch's household on the 1880 Census at Bath, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.2

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 16-17. Dwelling 119.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0332 Page Number 327A.

Mary Walch

F, b. circa 1864
Father*Sebastian Walch b. Nov 1832, d. b 1925
Mother*Mary (?) b. c 1839, d. b 1925
Census DateLocation
13 June 1870Jefferson, Clayton, IowaMary Walch was listed in Sebastian Walch's household on the 1870 Census at Jefferson, Clayton, Iowa.1
1880Bath, Cerro Gordo, IowaMary Walch was listed as a daughter in Sebastian Walch's household on the 1880 Census at Bath, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.2
8 June 1900Sugar Creek, Cerro Gordo, IowaMary Walch was listed as a daughter in Sebastian Walch's household on the 1900 Census at Sugar Creek, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.3

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 16-17. Dwelling 119.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0332 Page Number 327A.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED17. Dwelling 83.

Herman Walch

M, b. circa 1868
Father*Sebastian Walch b. Nov 1832, d. b 1925
Mother*Mary (?) b. c 1839, d. b 1925
Census DateLocation
13 June 1870Jefferson, Clayton, IowaHerman Walch was listed in Sebastian Walch's household on the 1870 Census at Jefferson, Clayton, Iowa.1
1880Bath, Cerro Gordo, IowaHerman Walch was listed as a son in Sebastian Walch's household on the 1880 Census at Bath, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.2
8 June 1900Sugar Creek, Cerro Gordo, IowaHerman Walch was listed as a son in Sebastian Walch's household on the 1900 Census at Sugar Creek, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.3

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 16-17. Dwelling 119.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0332 Page Number 327A.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED17. Dwelling 83.

Mena Walch

F, b. circa 1869
Father*Sebastian Walch b. Nov 1832, d. b 1925
Mother*Mary (?) b. c 1839, d. b 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMena Walch was also known as Minnie.
Census DateLocation
13 June 1870Jefferson, Clayton, IowaMena Walch was listed in Sebastian Walch's household on the 1870 Census at Jefferson, Clayton, Iowa.1
1880Bath, Cerro Gordo, IowaMena Walch was listed as a daughter in Sebastian Walch's household on the 1880 Census at Bath, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.2

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 16-17. Dwelling 119.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0332 Page Number 327A.

John Walch

M, b. October 1846
  • John Walch was born in October 1846 at Germany.
  • He married Matilda (?) circa 1878.
Census DateLocation
June 1880Monona, Clayton, IowaJohn Walch was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Monona, Clayton, Iowa.1
14 June 1900Monona, Clayton, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Monona, Clayton, Iowa.2

Children of John Walch and Matilda (?)

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0333 Page Number 515B.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED60. Dwelling 255.

Matilda (?)

F, b. April 1851
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1878As of circa 1878,her married name was Walch.
  • Matilda (?) was born in April 1851 at Germany.
  • She married John Walch circa 1878.
Census DateLocation
June 1880Monona, Clayton, IowaMatilda (?) was listed as wife in John Walch's household on the 1880 Census at Monona, Clayton, Iowa.1
14 June 1900Monona, Clayton, IowaMatilda (?) was listed as wife in John Walch's household on the 1900 Census at Monona, Clayton, Iowa.2
     Matilda (?) had 4 with 3 living in 1900 children.

Children of Matilda (?) and John Walch

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0333 Page Number 515B.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED60. Dwelling 255.

John Walch

M, b. March 1882
Father*John Walch b. Oct 1846
Mother*Matilda (?) b. Apr 1851
Census DateLocation
14 June 1900Monona, Clayton, IowaJohn Walch was listed as a son in John Walch's household on the 1900 Census at Monona, Clayton, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED60. Dwelling 255.

Frank Walch

M, b. December 1884
Father*John Walch b. Oct 1846
Mother*Matilda (?) b. Apr 1851
Census DateLocation
14 June 1900Monona, Clayton, IowaFrank Walch was listed as a son in John Walch's household on the 1900 Census at Monona, Clayton, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED60. Dwelling 255.

Jess Richard Keel

M, b. 23 April 1880
Father*Charles Keel b. c 1850, d. b 1925
Mother*Francis Elison b. c 1861
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJess Richard Keel was also known as Jesse.
Census DateLocation
19 April 1910Mason Ward 4, Cerro Gordo, IowaJess Richard Keel was listed as a son in Charles Keel's household on the 1910 Census at Mason Ward 4, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.1

Children of Jess Richard Keel and Maud Wilson

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED35. Dwelling 116.