Gladys R. Jenks

F, b. 23 March 1917, d. 10 June 2005
Father*Grover Cleveland Jenks b. c 1885
Mother*Ida Mae Martens b. 5 Apr 1887, d. 3 Jun 1990
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name26 October 1940As of 26 October 1940,her married name was Ollerich.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth23 March 1917Gladys R. Jenks was born on 23 March 1917 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Grover Cleveland Jenks and Ida Mae Martens.
Marriage26 October 1940Gladys R. Jenks married August William Ollerich on 26 October 1940 at Los Angeles, California.
Death10 June 2005Gladys R. Jenks died on 10 June 2005 at age 88 Services were held Monday, June 13 at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Tea for Gladys Ollerich who, having been in declining health, died on June 10, 2005 at the Good Samaritan Center in Sioux Falls. She attained the age of 88 years, two months and 19 days.

Officiating during the service was the Rev. Al Krzyzopolski. Mary Powell was organist.
Honorary pallbearers included Suzanne Lerdal, Michelle Farniok, Nicole Ollerich, Heidi Swinghammer, and Krystal Ollerich.

Casketbearers included Mike Trisler, Ryan Ollerich, Dean Lerdal, Steve Ollerich, Larry Ollerich, and Correy Farniok. Interment was held in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Lennox.

Gladys A. Jenks was born on Mar. 23,1917, at Fort Dodge, Iowa, the daughter of Grover Cleveland and Ida Mae (Brody) Jenks. She grew up and attended school in Iowa until she moved with her family to Sioux Falls at age nine.

On Oct. 26, 1940 she married August William Ollerich at Los Angeles, California. The couple lived in California for two years and then moved to South Dakota. Gladys was a devoted homemaker, but also assisted with all the duties of the family farm and ranch operation. August died on Nov. 7, 1980.
Gladys was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Tea. She loved children. As a result of this love, she volunteered many years at the Children's Inn in Sioux Falls and for several years at the Great Plains Zoo. She had a passion for gardening and cooking. She was well known for her fried chicken.

Besides her parents and husband, Gladys was preceded in death by several siblings and a son, Paul Myron Ollerich in 1997.

Grateful for having shared her life are children: Jean Waring. Greeley CO, Bill (Kathie) Ollerich, Sioux Falls, Mary Ollerich, Minneapolis, MN, Vickie Ollerich, Buffalo, MN, Jim (Edith) Ollerich, Parker, CO, Mike (Sheila) Ollerich, Sioux Falls, Bob (Phyllis) Ollerich, Garretson, SD and Dwayne (Renee) Ollerich, Leawood, KS; 28 grandchildren and 59 great and great-great grandchildren; siblings: Maxine Peterson, Anaheim, CA, Everett Jenks, Chino Valley, AZ and Fern Olander, Seattle, WA and other relatives and friends.
Census DateLocationDescription
8 January 1920Lake, Calhoun, IowaGladys R. Jenks was listed as a daughter in Grover Cleveland Jenks's household on the 1920 Census at Lake, Calhoun, Iowa.1
19 April 1930Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South DakotaGladys R. Jenks was listed as a daughter in Grover Cleveland Jenks's household on the 1930 Census at Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota; household includes Jack Lynch, grandson, age 10 months.2

Child of Gladys R. Jenks and August William Ollerich

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED37. Dwelling 262.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED28. Dwelling 518.

Edna M. Jenks

F, b. 7 October 1912, d. 17 July 2003
Father*Grover Cleveland Jenks b. c 1885
Mother*Ida Mae Martens b. 5 Apr 1887, d. 3 Jun 1990
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Harlin.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 October 1912Edna M. Jenks was born on 7 October 1912 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Grover Cleveland Jenks and Ida Mae Martens.
Death17 July 2003Edna M. Jenks died on 17 July 2003 at age 90.
Census DateLocationDescription
8 January 1920Lake, Calhoun, IowaEdna M. Jenks was listed as a daughter in Grover Cleveland Jenks's household on the 1920 Census at Lake, Calhoun, Iowa.1
19 April 1930Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South DakotaEdna M. Jenks was listed as a daughter in Grover Cleveland Jenks's household on the 1930 Census at Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota; household includes Jack Lynch, grandson, age 10 months.2
  • Edna M. Jenks obtained US Social Security Card at California; last residence San Clemente, Orange, California.

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED37. Dwelling 262.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED28. Dwelling 518.

August William Ollerich

M, d. 7 November 1980
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAugust William Ollerich was also known as Olbrich.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage26 October 1940August William Ollerich married Gladys R. Jenks, daughter of Grover Cleveland Jenks and Ida Mae Martens, on 26 October 1940 at Los Angeles, California.
Death7 November 1980August William Ollerich died on 7 November 1980.

Child of August William Ollerich and Gladys R. Jenks

Mary Ellen (?)

F, b. circa 1846, d. after 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Jenks.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMary Ellen (?) married George Jenks, son of Arke Jenks Jr. and Susannah Spaulding, at Iowa.
Birthcirca 1846Mary Ellen (?) was born circa 1846 at Iowa.
Deathafter 1925She died after 1925.
Census DateLocationDescription
24 August 1870Cedar, Benton, IowaMary Ellen (?) was listed in George Jenks's household on the 1870 Census at Cedar, Benton, Iowa; living next door to Aeke Jenks.1
June 1880Union, Calhoun, IowaMary Ellen (?) was listed as wife in George Jenks's household on the 1880 Census at Union, Calhoun, Iowa.2

Children of Mary Ellen (?) and George Jenks

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 14. Dwelling 95.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0330 Page Number 311B.

George Jenks

M, b. 22 February 1841, d. 1 January 1937
Father*Arke Jenks Jr. b. 7 May 1810, d. 27 Aug 1882
Mother*Susannah Spaulding b. 13 Sep 1811, d. a Jun 1880
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageGeorge Jenks married Mary Ellen (?) at Iowa.
Birth22 February 1841George Jenks was born on 22 February 1841 at Pennsylvania.
He was the son of Arke Jenks Jr. and Susannah Spaulding.
Death1 January 1937George Jenks died on 1 January 1937 at Iowa at age 95.
Census DateLocationDescription
27 August 1850Fox, Kendall, IllinoisGeorge Jenks was listed in Arke Jenks Jr.'s household on the 1850 Census at Fox, Kendall, Illinois.1
24 August 1870Cedar, Benton, IowaGeorge Jenks was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Cedar, Benton, Iowa, living next door to Aeke Jenks.2
June 1880Union, Calhoun, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Union, Calhoun, Iowa.3

Children of George Jenks and Mary Ellen (?)

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 140.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 14. Dwelling 95.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0330 Page Number 311B.

Lee C. Wallock

M, b. circa 1911
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1911Lee C. Wallock was born circa 1911.

Paul Myron Ollerich

M, d. 1997
Father*August William Ollerich d. 7 Nov 1980
Mother*Gladys R. Jenks b. 23 Mar 1917, d. 10 Jun 2005
Life EventDateDescription
Paul Myron Ollerich was the son of August William Ollerich and Gladys R. Jenks.
Death1997Paul Myron Ollerich died in 1997.

Jean Fred Olander II

M, d. 25 January 1990
Life EventDateDescription
Marriagebefore 1990Jean Fred Olander II married Fern Louise Jenks, daughter of Grover Cleveland Jenks and Ida Mae Martens, before 1990.
Death25 January 1990Jean Fred Olander II died on 25 January 1990.

Gertrude Gukinson1

F, b. circa 1891
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name15 November 1910As of 15 November 1910,her married name was Martens.1
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1891Gertrude Gukinson was born circa 1891.1
Marriage15 November 1910She married Henry F. Martens, son of Harm H. Martens and Fredericka M. Schlorf, on 15 November 1910 at Charles Mix, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S342] South Dakota, South Dakota Marriage Certificates, 1905-1949.

James Sejnoha

M, b. circa 1871, d. after 1930
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1871James Sejnoha was born circa 1871 at Czechoslovakia.
Marriagecirca 1892He married Catherine Shurtz circa 1892.
Deathafter 1930James Sejnoha died after 1930.

Children of James Sejnoha and Catherine Shurtz

Catherine Shurtz

F, b. circa 1872, d. after 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCatherine Shurtz was also known as Kate.
Name VariationCatherine Shurtz was also known as Katherine.
Married Namecirca 1892As of circa 1892,her married name was Sejnoha.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1872Catherine Shurtz was born circa 1872 at South Dakota.
Marriagecirca 1892She married James Sejnoha circa 1892.
Deathafter 1930Catherine Shurtz died after 1930.

Children of Catherine Shurtz and James Sejnoha

Bernadine W. Sejnoha

F, b. 12 January 1918, d. 1 March 1999
Father*James Sejnoha b. c 1871, d. a 1930
Mother*Catherine Shurtz b. c 1872, d. a 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Kmiec.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 January 1918Bernadine W. Sejnoha was born on 12 January 1918 at South Dakota.
She was the daughter of James Sejnoha and Catherine Shurtz.
Death1 March 1999Bernadine W. Sejnoha died on 1 March 1999 at age 81.
  • Bernadine W. Sejnoha obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence Laveen, Maricopa, Arizona.

Genevieve Elaine Sejnoha

F, b. 15 January 1922, d. 26 May 2001
Father*James Sejnoha b. c 1871, d. a 1930
Mother*Catherine Shurtz b. c 1872, d. a 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name22 October 1938As of 22 October 1938,her married name was Harmon.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 January 1922Genevieve Elaine Sejnoha was born on 15 January 1922 at South Dakota.
She was the daughter of James Sejnoha and Catherine Shurtz.
Marriage22 October 1938Genevieve Elaine Sejnoha married George Verner Harmon, son of (?) Harmon and (?) Nicholson, on 22 October 1938 at Charles Mix, South Dakota.
Death26 May 2001Genevieve Elaine Sejnoha died on 26 May 2001 at Bemidji, Beltrami, Minnesota, at age 79.1

Citations

  1. [S329] Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002 (published), State file number: 2001-MN-515817.

George Verner Harmon

M, b. 15 September 1912, d. 20 June 1980
Father*(?) Harmon
Mother*(?) Nicholson
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationGeorge Verner Harmon was also known as Bud.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 September 1912George Verner Harmon was born on 15 September 1912.
He was the son of (?) Harmon and (?) Nicholson.
Marriage22 October 1938George Verner Harmon married Genevieve Elaine Sejnoha, daughter of James Sejnoha and Catherine Shurtz, on 22 October 1938 at Charles Mix, South Dakota.
Death20 June 1980George Verner Harmon died on 20 June 1980 at Douglas, Minnesota, at age 67.1

Citations

  1. [S329] Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002 (published), Record Number: 2017080; Certificate Number: 014403.

Emma Sejnoha

F, b. circa 1911
Father*James Sejnoha b. c 1871, d. a 1930
Mother*Catherine Shurtz b. c 1872, d. a 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Gingery.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEmma Sejnoha married Clark Gingery.
Birthcirca 1911Emma Sejnoha was born circa 1911.
She was the daughter of James Sejnoha and Catherine Shurtz.

Clark Gingery

M, b. circa 1900
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageClark Gingery married Emma Sejnoha, daughter of James Sejnoha and Catherine Shurtz.
Birthcirca 1900Clark Gingery was born circa 1900 at South Dakota.

Lucy May Sejnoha

F, b. 25 July 1907, d. 4 November 2001
Father*James Sejnoha b. c 1871, d. a 1930
Mother*Catherine Shurtz b. c 1872, d. a 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLucy May Sejnoha was also known as Lucinda May.
Married Name15 June 1924As of 15 June 1924,her married name was Gee.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 July 1907Lucy May Sejnoha was born on 25 July 1907 at South Dakota.
She was the daughter of James Sejnoha and Catherine Shurtz.
Marriage15 June 1924Lucy May Sejnoha married Bennie Parker Gee, son of Benjamin Hirman Gee and Edna E. Parker, on 15 June 1924 at Charles Mix, South Dakota.
Death4 November 2001Lucy May Sejnoha died on 4 November 2001 at age 94.
Census DateLocationDescription
14 April 1930Elden, Dickey, North DakotaLucy May Sejnoha was listed as wife in Bennie Parker Gee's household on the 1930 Census at Elden, Dickey, North Dakota.1
  • Lucy May Sejnoha obtained US Social Security Card at North Dakota; last residence Boynton Beach, Palm Beach, Florida.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED7. Dwelling 19.

Josephine Sejnoha

F, b. circa 1902
Father*James Sejnoha b. c 1871, d. a 1930
Mother*Catherine Shurtz b. c 1872, d. a 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJosephine Sejnoha was also known as Josie.
Married Namecirca 1921As of circa 1921,her married name was Engle.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1902Josephine Sejnoha was born circa 1902 at South Dakota.
She was the daughter of James Sejnoha and Catherine Shurtz.
Marriagecirca 1921Josephine Sejnoha married Walter Engle circa 1921 at Yankton, South Dakota.

Walter Engle

M, b. circa 1900
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1900Walter Engle was born circa 1900.
Marriagecirca 1921He married Josephine Sejnoha, daughter of James Sejnoha and Catherine Shurtz, circa 1921 at Yankton, South Dakota.

Elsie Sejnoha

F, b. circa 1900
Father*James Sejnoha b. c 1871, d. a 1930
Mother*Catherine Shurtz b. c 1872, d. a 1930
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1900Elsie Sejnoha was born circa 1900 at Nebraska.
She was the daughter of James Sejnoha and Catherine Shurtz.

Helen Sejnoha

F, b. circa 1905
Father*James Sejnoha b. c 1871, d. a 1930
Mother*Catherine Shurtz b. c 1872, d. a 1930
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1905Helen Sejnoha was born circa 1905 at South Dakota.
She was the daughter of James Sejnoha and Catherine Shurtz.

(?) Nicholson

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was (?) Harmon.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage(?) Nicholson married (?) Harmon.

Child of (?) Nicholson and (?) Harmon

(?) Harmon

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage(?) Harmon married (?) Nicholson.

Child of (?) Harmon and (?) Nicholson

Louise Emilie Beck

F, b. circa 1879
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Sherman.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageLouise Emilie Beck married Frank William Sherman.
Birthcirca 1879Louise Emilie Beck was born circa 1879 at Germany.
Divorcebefore 1920She and Frank William Sherman were divorced before 1920.

Children of Louise Emilie Beck and Frank William Sherman

Frank William Sherman

M
Life EventDateDescription
BirthFrank William Sherman was born at Minnesota.
MarriageHe married Louise Emilie Beck.
Divorcebefore 1920Frank William Sherman and Louise Emilie Beck were divorced before 1920.

Children of Frank William Sherman and Louise Emilie Beck

Claude Alfred Sherman

M, b. 17 May 1900
Father*Frank William Sherman
Mother*Louise Emilie Beck b. c 1879
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 May 1900Claude Alfred Sherman was born on 17 May 1900 at Charles Mix, South Dakota.
He was the son of Frank William Sherman and Louise Emilie Beck.

Elver Harold Sherman

M, b. 2 September 1901
Father*Frank William Sherman
Mother*Louise Emilie Beck b. c 1879
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 September 1901Elver Harold Sherman was born on 2 September 1901 at Charles Mix, South Dakota.
He was the son of Frank William Sherman and Louise Emilie Beck.

Lyle Frank Sherman

M, b. 5 November 1902
Father*Frank William Sherman
Mother*Louise Emilie Beck b. c 1879
Life EventDateDescription
Birth5 November 1902Lyle Frank Sherman was born on 5 November 1902 at Charles Mix, South Dakota.
He was the son of Frank William Sherman and Louise Emilie Beck.

Maria W. Sherman

F, b. circa 1906
Father*Frank William Sherman
Mother*Louise Emilie Beck b. c 1879
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1906Maria W. Sherman was born circa 1906 at South Dakota.
She was the daughter of Frank William Sherman and Louise Emilie Beck.

Trish H. Sherman

F, b. circa 1907
Father*Frank William Sherman
Mother*Louise Emilie Beck b. c 1879
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1907Trish H. Sherman was born circa 1907 at South Dakota.
She was the daughter of Frank William Sherman and Louise Emilie Beck.