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KAESAR - HEINEMAN Waukon, Ia., Nov. 21 - The marriage of Floyd Kaesar, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel J. Kaesar of Makee township, and Miss Margaret Heinemen of Oskosh, Wis., took place Thursday at the home of the bride's parents at Oshkosh. Following the ceremony a bridal dinner was served. The young couple will make their home at Oshkosh where the bridegroom is employed in a meat market. The bridegroom's father, Daniel Kaesar, and son, Lester, were in attendance at the wedding, motoring there Tuesday. ~Telegraph-Herald and Times-Journal, Dubuque, Iowa, Friday evening edition, November 21, 1930 - from S. Ferrall
KAISER - FOWELLS MARRIED. At the residence of the brides parents in Fayette, Iowa on October 12, 1881 by Rev. Mr. SCOBEY, Mr. Samuel KAISER and Miss Estella FOWELLS. ~Postville Review, October 15, 1881 - contributed by S. Ferrall
KAMP - MEIER Frederich Kamp (Kempke) and Louisa Meier, married October 24, 1882 by Pastor John Gass. ~St. Paul Lutheran Church records - contributed by Steven W. Bareis
KAMP - SCHARA The home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Schara, northwest of town, was the scene of one of the largest and most pleasant wedding gatherings ever held in this locality on Tuesday, Sept. 15th, when upwards of fifty families assembled there to witness the marriage of their daughter, Miss Lena, to Mr. Louis Kamp, at four o'clock, Rev. Paulson, of Luana, officiating. Following the congatulations an elaborate wedding supper was served, after which the festivities continued till near the break of day, a large tent-bowery having been provided for the occasion. The wedding presents were numerous and beautiful. The bride and groom are among the well and favorably known young people of this locality and will settle down to housekeeping on a farm not a far remove from their former homes. The Review joins with many friends in extending its well wishes. ~Postville Review, Fri., Sept 18, 1908 - contributor: Reid Johnson
KAMP - SCHNUELLE Postville, Ia., Jan. 28 - Miss Clara Schnuelle and Lloyd Kamp were united in marriage Wednesday, Jan. 27, at the Presbyterian parsonage by the Rev. R.F. Galloway. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Simon Schnuelle in Post township and the bridegroom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. William Kamp of Bloomfield township. ~Telegraph-Herald and Times-Journal, Dubuque, Iowa, Thursday evening edition, January 28, 1932 - from S. Ferrall
KANE - BIRMINGHAM The forthcoming marriage of Wm. G. Kane of this city and Miss Helen Birmingham of Boone, Iowa, was announced at St. Patrick’s church Sunday. The event takes place at the Sacred Heart Church at Boone Saturday, Oct. 13.
~Allamakee Journal and Lansing Mirror, October 3, 1928 (Waukon Chit-Chat column) - contributed by Ann Krumme
KEATING - REGAN The marriage of Miss Alice Regan and Edward Keating was solemnized at St. Patrick’s church in Waukon last week. Ella Regan and Dr. Keating were attendants and the happy couple will live in Dubuque, where the groom is a pharmacist. ~Allamakee Journal & Lansing Mirror, October 22, 1930, Looking Backward column (1905) - contributed by Ann Krumme
KEENAN - HENNESSEY Waukon, Ia., Feb. 4 - The marriage of Miss Marcella Hennessey, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Hennessey of Makee township, and Matthew Keenan of Jefferson township, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Keenan, occurred Tuesday morning at St. Patrick's church, the ceremony being performed by the pastor, the Rev. J.C. Smart. They will reside on the Keenan farm. ~Telegraph-Herald and Times-Journal, Dubuque, Iowa, Thursday evening edition, February 4, 1932 - from S. Ferrall
KEENAN - WHALEN Michael Keenan married Mary Whalen in Dec 1868 in Allamakee Co. License applied for on 21 Dec 1868. ~Marriage Record - Allamakee Co: 1861-1872, pg 444 - contributed by CJ Bowden, Note: This was Mary's second marriage
KELLEHER - DOUGHERTY KELLEHER - DOUGHERTY --At Lycurgus, July 9th, 1884, by Rev. Father Gaffney, THO'S A. KELLEHER, of Waukon, and MARY A. DOUGHERTY, of Lansing Ridge. ~Postville Review, July 10, 1884 - contributed by S. Ferrall
KELLY - DREW Mr. J.D. Drew of Chicago announces the marriage of his daughter, Genevieve, to Leo Kelly, formerly of New Albin, and at the present in the U.S. Navy stationed at Toledo, Ohio, where the couple will make their present home. The wedding was celebrated by a 10:00 a.m. Nuptial High Mass on Saturday, Dec. 4th, at St. Peter Canisius Catholic Church in Chicago with Father Cunningham performing the marriage. The bride was given in marriage by her father, Mr. J. Drew of Chicago. The matron of honor was Miss Helen Dreffein of Chicago, with John Twite of Milwaukee, Wis., acting as best man. Following the wedding ceremony a breakfast was served for the immediate relatives in the Marine dining room of the Edgewater Beach Hotel. Mrs. Kelly is a graduate of Austin High School and Wright Junior College, being a member of the Delta Sigma Pi sorority. The groom is a graduate of New Albin High School, completed a dairy industry course at Iowa State College, and was employed by a wholesale butter firm in Chicago before entering the Navy. ~undated clipping - contributor: Errin Wilker
KELLY - ECKERT The marriage of two of Waukon’s popular young people, Miss Bernice, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Eckert, and Earl Kelly, son of Mrs. F. E. Kelly took place at LaGrange, Ind., Monday, May 27, and the news came as a pleasant surprise to their many friends.
The bride is a bright, capable girl and has been employed by Receiver W. G. Kane of the Peoples National Bank as accountant and stenographer. Of late she has had a similar position at Allegan, Mich. The groom is a proficient jeweler and watch repairer by trade and has been employed in the Vaun store. He recently resigned his position here and accepted one at Allegan, Mich., where the young couple will reside. They have the good wishes of a large circle of friends. ~Allamakee Journal & Lansing Mirror, June 5, 1929 - contributor: Ann Krumme
KELLY - KELLY The marriage of Clyde Kelley and Miss Freda Kelly took place at the parochial residence at Cherry Mound Friday afternoon at 3:30 o’clock, Rev. Father Neenan officiating. The attendants were Gerald Kelly, a brother, and Margaret Heim, a cousin of the bride. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kelly of Paint Creek township. Since attaining young womanhood she has been one of our successful rural school teachers and is at present teaching near Monona. The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Kelley of this city. He is an exemplary and industrious young man. For a number of years he has been an employee of the Ludvig Larson cleaning shop in this city and has recently engaged in the business for himself at Melcher, Iowa. After the ceremony the young couple came to Waukon and a wedding dinner was served to relatives at the home of the groom’s brother, Earl Kelley. Sunday they left for Melcher, but will not establish their home for several months as the bride expects to finish her term of school. The Journal joins their large number of friends in wishing them a long and happy married life.
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[from the Cherry Mound column] Freda, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kelly of Cherry Mound, and Clyde, son of Mrs. Frank Kelly of Waukon, sprung a surprise on their friends by being married by Father Neenan, Friday. The attendants were Margaret Heim and Carl Kelly, cousin and brother, respectively, of the bride. Mrs. Kelly has been teaching and will continue, in a school near Monona, Mr. K. leaving Sunday evening for Melcher, Iowa, where he is engaged in the dry cleaning business. Congratulations.
~both articles are from the Allamakee Journal & Lansing Mirror, December 31, 1930 - contributed by Ann Krumme
KELLY - ORR The marriage of Will Kelly and Miss Agnes Orr was solemnized at Cherry Mound church on May 6, at 9 o’clock a.m., Rev. Father Hehir joined in the holy bonds of wedlock, this happy young couple before a Nuptial High Mass. A reception was held at the home of the groom to which a large crowd of guests assembled to shower congratulations on this worthy couple and to partake of a sumptuous feast. They received many useful gifts as a token of esteem. A social party was held all afternoon and during the night too. The groom is one of our industrious, well-to-do farmers, while the bride seems to be endowed with the qualities of head and heart which go to make a happy home. They took a honeymoon trip to the twin cities, on their return will be at home to their friends under their own roof tree. We all join inwishing them a long and happy wedded life. ~Lansing Mirror, May 16, 1913 - contributor: Errin Wilker
KELMZ - SCHOLTE Waukon, Ia. - The marriage of Miss Anna Scholte, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Scholte, of Waterloo Township, and Pvt. Lawrence Klemz of Detroit, Mich., took place Wednesday morning at the Catholic Army Chapel near Madison, Wis. Mrs. Klemz is a graduate of the New Albin High School, and has been employed in Madison, where she will continue her work. Her husband will report to Nevada to continue his training. ~Dubuque Telegraph-Herald, Sunday morning edition, August 20, 1944 - from S. Ferrall
KEMMEL - WARD Married. At the Catholic Church in Ossian, on Wednesday, June 6th, by Rev. Father MURPHY, Mr. John KEMMEL, of Wright Co. Iowa and Miss Bridget WARD, of Postville. ~Postville Review, June 9, 1877 - contributed by S. Ferrall
KEMMERER - GREER Married. At the residence of J.H. WILSON, in Postville by Rev. G.W. PRATT, on Wednesday evening September 22, 1880, Mr. Abraham KEMMERER and Miss Nella V. GREER, all of Postville. We congratulate our friend KEMMERER upon his good judgement in taking a life partner and settling down among us, and the happy bride in making such a desirable aliance. May the "live long and prosper" in all the life that is before them, is our earnest wish. Mr. KEMMERER has been a resident of Postville for a good portion of the past two years, engaged in the grain trade, and is counted one of our most upright and solid business men. By strict industry and economic habits of living, Mr. KEMMERER has gained to himself a liberal competency of this world's goods, and the happy couple start out upon the journey of life under the most favorable auspices. Miss GREER, the fortunate bride, is a young lady of more than ordinary attainments, and was stopping in the family of Mr. WILSON, with the intention of making Postville a brief visit of but a few months duration. The marriage ceremony took place in the presence of but few friends of the bride and groom, in an unostentatious manner, but judging from the bountiful supply of rich cake and delicious fruit furnished the printer, the good things of this life must have been abundantly supplied at this marriage supper. Among the guests present from abroad were Mr. and Mrs. S.L. KEMMERER, Mr. and Mrs. YOUNKEE, relatives of the groom, of Independence, Io., and Miss MARDEN, an old friend of the bride, of Dubuque county, who performed the honored part of brides' maid, Mr. Chris LEITHOLD, of this place, acting in the capacity of groomsman. The presents were numerous and substantial, among them we note the most prominent: pair chain bracelets, from the groom; silver butter dish, from Miss Laura MARDEN, Farley, Iowa; fine silver clock, from Mr. S.L. KEMMERER, Independence; silver card receiver, Mr. and Mrs. J.H. WILSON; pair solid silver napkin rings, Master Irving KEMMERER; fine silver pickle castor, Mrs. S.L. KEMMERER, Independence; pair linen towels and butter knife, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. YOUNKEE, Independence; set solid silver nut picks, Mr. and Mrs. S.A. KEMMERER, Janesville, Wis.; set fruit dishes, Mr. and Mrs. J.F. WILSON; fine globe lamp, Mr. and Mrs. W.S. WEBSTER; pair handsome vases, from the groom. ~Postville Review, 9/25/1880 - contributed by S. Ferrall
KEMPF - SCHMIDT At St. Paul's Lutheran church in this city, on Wednesday, August 30, 1922, occurred the marriage of Miss Adelheid Schmidt of this city and the Rev. Gottfried Kempf of Chicago, Ill. Mrs. Chas. Vehmeier, sister of the bride, played the wedding march, and the Rev. E. Schmidt, father of the bride, performed the ceremony. Zelia (or Zella) Schmidt, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Wm. Blum of Chicago officiated as best man, and Paul Schmidt, brother of the bride, officiated as usher. Little Misses Adelheid Vehmeier and Marie Schmidt, nieces of the bride, acted as flower girls, while Masters Luther Schmidt and Paul Vehmeier, nephews of the bride, acted as pages. The bride is the daughter of Rev. and Mrs. E. Schmidt of this city. The groom is a graduate of the Chicago Lutheran Seminary, ordained this summer, and has accepted the call to a pastorate in Chicago, Ill. The couple will make their home in Chicago. Out-of-town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Schmidt and children of Beardstown, Ill.; Mrs. Charles S. Piecher (or Plecher), Miss Edna Mich?e?, and Mr. Karl Kempf, all of Chicago.- Postville Herald, Thursday, August 31, 1922. (Condensed from a much larger write-up, some words were very blurry) -contributor: Reid R. Johnson
KENNEY - LAUGHLIN The home of Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Laughlin was the scene of a very pretty, simple wedding Thursday, Sept. 5th, at twelve o'clock, noon, when their daughter, Esther Winifred, was married to Klarence E. Kenney of Des Moines, Rev. F.W. Pease of Lansing performing the ceremony in the presence of a few relatives and friends. Miss Mabel A. Pederson of Des Moines played Wagner's "Bridal Chorus" from Looengrin (sic). The bride was attended by her sister Helen and the groom by Wm. LeRoy Chamberlain. The bride wore a simple white [remainder cut off my copy] ~Postville Review, September 6, 1912- contributed by S. Ferrall
KENNEDY - SMITH MARRIED- April 16th, at the residence of W. W. Mount, by Rev. W. H. Jordan, Mr. James Kennedy of Wilmot, to Miss Mary J. Smith of Myron, Iowa ~Milbank Advance, reprinted in the Postville Review, Sat., 25 May 1889 ~contributor: Reid R. Johnson
KENNISTON - MAY The marriage of Rev. G.N. KENNISTON, of the Frankville M.E. church to Miss Anna L. MAY of Waukon, took place in the Waukon M.E. church on Tuesday Nov. 20th. The bride is the daughter of A.M. MAY of the Waukon Standard. ~Postville Review, November 24, 1888 - contributed by S. Ferrall
KEPLER - EATON On Wednesday, Oct. 24, Miss Lucile, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M.W. Eaton of Waukon, was married to J.F. Kepler of Dawson, N.D. ~Postville Review, November 2, 1917 - from S. Ferrall
KERNAN - MOONEY Patrick Kernan married Bridgette Mooney in Wexford, Allamakee co.
~source not included in this submission - contributed by Mary Kay Gleisner
KERNDT - BULMAN Waukon – Miss Karen Ann Bulman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Bulman of Dorchester, was married Saturday to John Charles Kerndt. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. John Kerndt of Waukon. Nuptial vows were repeated before the Rev. Frederic Heles during a 1:30 ceremony at St. Patrick’s Catholic church. Following a reception for 350 guests was given at the church. The bride’s gown of crepe was detailed with Cluny lace trim on the mandorin collar, Camelot sleeves, bell skirt and chapel-length train. Her fingertip veil was secured by a Camelot cap and her flowers were a cascade of yellow daisy pompoms. Lori Bulman attended her sister as maid of honor and bridesmaids were Julie Sweeney and Patricia Denny. And Patricia Denny. Their princess style gowns of mint green polyester were fashioned with sweetheart necklines, straight sleeves and self-belts tied in back. Each wore a mint green picture hat accented with forest green ribbon and carried a colonial arrangement of white daisy pompons. Tom Kerndt served as his brother’s best man and groomsman included Jeff Ryan and Tim Quillin. Seating guests were Jerry Bulman and Craig Kerndt, brothers of the bridal couple. Christopher Bulman, another brother, was ringbearer and Karla Kerndt, was flower girl. On return from a brief wedding trip, the couple will reside in Decorah. Mr. Kerndt, a graduate of North Iowa Area Community college, is a student at Luther college. He is associated with Kerndt Monument in Waukon and is also employed by Weis service station in Decorah. The new Mrs. Kerndt was graduated from St. Mary’s school of nursing. She is currently a student at Area I Vocational Technical School. ~Cedar Rapids Gazette, August 10, 1975 -Contributed by Diana Henry Diedrich
KERNDT - JANSEN Mr. Richard C. Kerndt, a former popular Lansing boy, who won many a good ball game in the box for the local team, was married Saturday, June 29, at Milwaukee to Miss Dorothy Benedicta Jansen, of that city, the ceremony taking place at St. Patrick’s church at 10 A. M. Dinner was served to the wedding party and immediate relatives and friends in the Red Room of the Hotel Pfister at 12 noon and a reception held in the same place at 2 P. M. Mr. C. M. Kerndt, the grooms father, and son T. A. and family, motored to Milwaukee Thursday to be on hand for the happy event, and the newlyweds are expected to visit Lansing on their honeymoon. We trust that their married life may be long and happy and their only troubles little ones. ~Allamakee Journal and Lansing Mirror, 'Lansing Locals' column, July 3, 1929 ~contributed by Ann Krumme
KERR - DODGE Miss Annie DODGE, of Newton and Mr. C.M. KERR, of Postville were married in Newton on Feb 26th. ~Postville Review, March 8, 1890 - contributed by S. Ferrall
KESTER - HOGAN Miss Margaret Hogan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hogan of Harpers Ferry and Pfc. Wayne Kester, son of Mrs. W.E. Stevens of New Albin were united in marriage on the morning of January 9th at St. Joseph's Church in Paint Rock with the Rev. Father Costello officiating in a double ring service. Attending the couple were the bride's sister Madonna and brother, Terrence. The bride was attired in a white chiffon velvet floor length gown with finger tip veil. She carried a bouquet of yellow roses and pompoms and her only ornament was a sweetheart locket, gift of the groom. Her bridesmaid wore an aqua blue taffeta floor length gown and a small hat fashioned of flowers. Her bouquet was pink roses. During the ceremony, Geraldine, youngest sister of the bride sang, "Mary, Our Mother" and several numbers were sung by the choir fitting for the occasion. The bride was graduated from the Harpers Ferry high school and Upper Iowa University. The past two years she has been employed as a teacher in the New Albin school. The groom is a graduate of the New Albin high school and attended Cornell College. He is now stationed at Camp Claiborne, La. Following the ceremony a wedding dinner was served at the W. Kaveny home in Waukon. The guests included: Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hogan and family, Terrence, Madonna, Geraldine and Thomas, Mrs. W.C. Stevens, Mr. and Mrs. A.M. Mead, Mr. and Mrs. H.R. Steele, Robert Kester, Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Valentine and Misses Betty McGovern and Maxine Welsh. Mr. and Mrs. Kester left on a short honeymoon to Dubuque and Burlington. The bride's going away costume was a street length brown velvet frock with brown accessories. ~newspaper clipping, ca1940's - contributor: Errin Wilker
KIESAU - FEUERHELM A very pretty wedding was solemnized Tuesday evening, April 4, at 6 o’clock, at the home of Mrs. Ralph Jenkins, a girlhood friend of the bride, when Miss Gertrude M. Feuerhelm, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Feuerhelm, became the bride of Mr. Ralph S. Kiesau, son of Otto Kiesau of Waukon. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Prust. The bridal party descended the beautifully decorated stairway to the strain of Mendelssohn’s Wedding March, played by Mrs. Arthur Wendel, to a beautiful arch decorated in colors of pink and white. The bride was given away by her father, and the bride’s two little brothers, Vernon and Roland were ring bearer and flower carriers. Mrs. Ralph Jenkin was matron of honor, Mr. Ralph Jenkins was best man. The bride was beautifully attired in white satin and Alencon lace with veil and orange blossom wreath to match. She carried a shower bouquet of tea roses and snap-dragon. The matron of honor wore white satin and blossom pink Spanish lace with corsage of snap dragon and sweet peas. The bride is one of Lansing’s charming girls, while the groom is one of Waukon’s popular young men. A three-course dinner was served to the immediate friends of both families in a pink and white decorated dining room, following the ceremony. Friends innumerable wish for them the best of success.
~the source was not included in this submission -contributed by Janet Koozer & transcribed by Diana Henry Diedrich; note: wedding was April 4, 1933 in Lansing
KIESAU - NAGEL The marriage of Walter H. Kiesau and Miss Nettie Nagel occurred on Tuesday, February 11th, at the home of Rev. John M. Klosterholt, pastor of the Bethlehem Presbyterian church in Ludlow. They were attended by Paul Nagel and Miss Caroline Miller. The groom is a son of Henry Kiesau and the bride a daughter of Albert Nagel, both well known and highly respected families of that vicinity. Well wishes are extended this estimable young couple for a happy wedded life. - Waukon Democrat. ~Postville Review, February 27, 1930 - contributed by S. Ferrall
KIESAU - SNITKER At the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Snitker, in Ludlow township, Tuesday afternoon of last week, took place the marriage of Alfred Kiesau and Miss Gladys Snitker, Rev. Uhden officiating. The attendants were Miss Irma Snitker and Urban Kiesau, sister and brother of the bride and groom. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Kiesau, residing just over the Winneshiek county line. A wedding dinner was served after the ceremony to relatives and close friends. The groom’s parents will come to Waukon to live and the young couple will make their home on the farm formerly occupied by them. ~Allamakee Journal & Lansing Mirror, December 31, 1930 - contributed by Ann Krumme
KILGARIFF - HELLE Last Tuesday morning, Oct. 26th, at 8 o'clock at a Nuptial High Mass offered by Father E. Russell, at St. Martin's Church, Flarehty, Ky., Miss Mildred Helle, of Lansing, Iowa, and Corporal Francis Kilgariff, of Fort Knox, were united in Holy Matrimony. Attendants were Cpls. Wm. C. Grant and Francis Meyers. The bride was dressed in a costume suit of dark forest green with fox trim. her accessories were of rust and brown and flowers a shoulder corsage of gardenias. The gentlemen wore the regulation G.I. tux and following the ceremony a wedding breakfast was enjoyed at the Fort Knox cafeteria. The bride is a daughter of Mr. Arne Helle, a graduate of Lansing High School, and for the past few years has been the popular saleslady in the dry goods department at Aschom Bros. store. She is a competent and charming young lady, well worthy of the man of her choice. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Kilgariff, of Lansing, a graduate of the parochial school, and an instructor in an armored unit at Fort Knox, where he has been stationed the past year and a half. After about a week's honeymoon, the new home will be made in Louisville, Ky. Both were former popular young folks of Lansing and the Journal joins a host of friends in wishing them a long, happy and prosperous life. ~Allamakee Journal, Lansing, undated clipping - contributed by Errin Wilker
KILGORE - GORDON MARRIED. At Waukon, Nov. 14th; Mr. Oliver KILGORE of Sundance, Wyoming and Miss Elizabeth GORDON, of Postville. They depart next week for Wyoming, their future home. ~Postville Review, November 23, 1889
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Postville, Ia., Nov. 25 - This locality is somewhat worked up over a rather remarkable wedding that occurred recently. The bride, Miss Lizzie Gordon, is the 18-year old daughter of a well to do farmer near here, and the groom, Maj. Kilgore, is a battle-scared veteran of the rebellion, aged about 60. It was a case of love at first sight, the contracting parties having known each other but a few days. The giddy major is a rancher from Wyoming and it is said that he can write his check for $200,000. The Sundance Republican says that Maj. Kilgore is a well known and respected cattleman of Crook county. ~Cheyenne Daily Leader, Cheyenne, Wyoming, December 10, 1889
- contributed by S. Ferrall
KILGORE - MOORE Last Tuesday at Decorah occurred the marriage of Miss Vernie Luella Moore to Mr. Harley Kilgore of the Navy. The ceremony was performed by H. F. Barthell. The bride is a Postville young lady, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O. B. Moore. The groom is in the Navy, serving on the battleship Arkansas, and is home on an eight-day furlough. The Review joins their many friends in extending congratulations. ~Postville Review, Friday, May 17, 1918 -contributor: Reid R. Johnson
KILPATRICK - MCDOWELL Married - In Union Prairie, on the 14th inst. by A L Grippen Esq. John Kilpatrick to Miss L M McDowell all of Union Prairie. ~Waukon Standard, January 28, 1869 - contributed by Bob Hoy
KING - GOEKE John King of Waukon and Miss Ella Goeke of Ludlow were married May 19 by Rev. Van Nice. ~Lansing Journal, May 1908 - contributed by Errin Wilker
KIRBY - SHOWEN Married - At the National Hotel in Waukon, on Christmas eve, by Rev. B.C. Hammond, Mr. W.H. Kirby of Cedar Falls, Iowa and Miss Tinnie Showen of this place. Much joy. ~Postville Review, January 6, 1875 -contributed by S. Ferrall
KITTLESON - AHLSTROM In a double ring candlelight ceremony performed by Rev. W. H. Mitchell Thursday evening at the Methodist church in Waukon, Miss Rose Ahlstrom, Decorah, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Ahlstrom, Waukon, and Kenneth Kittleson, St. Ansgar, were united in marriage. The ceremony was followed by a reception at the home of the bride's parents. The bride is employed by the Winneshiek ration board in Decorah, but will join her husband later in a home at Manchester. ~Waterloo Sunday Courier, June 3, 1945 - contributed by Cindy Lovell
KLAMER - HENDERSON Married. Mr. Henry KLAMER and Miss Mary R. HENDERSON were married in Washington last Monday and arrived here on the Wednesday night train. Mr. KLAMER resides in the National Park, Wyoming. ~Postville Review, April 2, 1892 - contributed by S. Ferrall
KLAYTON - BEYER Miss Celia Beyer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Aug. Beyer of this city, and Mr. L. E. Klayton of Imperial, Neb., were married in Dubuque last Sunday at 12:30 p.m., and will make that city their home for the present. The bride is a member of this year's graduating Postville High School class and the groom was a member of the road gang who have been here for several weeks surveying a new road between Calmar and McGregor. We extend hearty congratulations.- Postville Herald, August 3, 1922 -contributor: Reid R. Johnson
KLEPPER - GOEKE The marriage of Miss Ida C. Goeke and Edwin H. Klepper, both of Ludlow township, took place last Thursday at the home of Rev. Klosterboer, who officiated. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Goeke and the groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Klepper. They will make their home on the Klepper farm.
~Allamakee Journal & Lansing Mirror, Nov 5, 1930 ~contributed by Ann Krumme
KLINGBEIL - NEWMAN Postville, Ia., Jan. 22 - Miss Grace Newman of Juda, Wis., and Erwin Klingbeil of Postville, were united in marriage at the Little brown Church near Nashua, Wednesday, jan. 20, by the Rev. Kent. The bride is a graduate of Wisconsin State Normal school at Whitewater, Wis. and for a number of years has been principal of the public schools in Browntown, Wis. The bridegroom, who works in the Postville Herald office as linotype operator and job man, originates from Monroe, Wis., and came to Postville about one year ago, working for his brother. The newlyweds will go to housekeeping in the home of Mrs. James Gregg. ~Telegraph-Herald and Times-Journal, Dubuque, Iowa, Friday evening edition, January 22, 1932 - from S. Ferrall
KLOCKE - BEARDMORE Waukon – Mt. Hope Presbyterian church provided the setting Saturday for the marriage of Miss Alyce Ann Beardmore, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Beardmore of Dorchester, to Merlyn Klocke, son of the Reuben Klockes. The Rev. Edmund DeBuhr officiated at the 2 o’clock ceremony. Mrs. Ralph Grotegut was her sister’s matron of honor and Ruth Ann Klocke and Sharon Beardmore, sisters of the couple, served as bridesmaids. Best man was Mr. Grotegut. Curtis Gilbertson and Arvey Meine were groomsmen and Curtin Beardmore and Milo Klocke ushered. A reception was given in the church parlors. The bride has been employed by the Bell Telephone Co., and Mr. Klocke is engaged in farming. Following a trip to Detroit, the couple will make their home on the Klocke farm in Ludlow township. ~Cedar Rapids Gazette; April 8, 1962 - contributed by Diana Henry Diedrich
KLOCKE - GEVING Waukon - Miss Eleanor Geving, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Geving, and Robert Klocke, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Klocke, all farmers of this vicinity, were merried March 19 at the home of the bride's parents. The Rev. E.O. Baalson, pastor of the Old West Paint Creek Church, officiated. The newlyweds will live on the parental Klocke farm. ~Dubuque Telegraph-Herald, March 21, 1943 - contributor: S. Ferrall
KLUSS - KOEVENIG August Johann Kluss and Catherine Anna Koevenig, married April 6, 1886 by Pastor John Gass.
~St. Paul Lutheran Church records - contributed by Steven W. Bareis
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Married. At the residence of the bride's mother, on Tuesday, April 6th, by Rev. John GASS, Mr. August KLUSS and Miss Katie KOEVENIG. This was one of the largest weddings we ever attended, all the relatives and friends of the contracting parties being present. Mrs. KOEVENIG's hospitality must have been fully taxed to provide for the multitude, but she did it with the utmost success. A dinner that would have done credit to any city enterer was spread, and to say that it was superb in all its appointments is putting it mildly. The festivities were continued through the day and in the evening those so disposed whiled away the hours in dancing. The host of friends, present and absent will join in wishing the happy pair prosperity and happiness. The following is a list of presents:
Mr. and Mrs. MOLL, lamp, 2 pairs towels, pickle dish; Mr. and Mrs. W. THOMA, hanging lamp; Mr. and Mrs. W. SCHULTZ, wash bowl and pitcher; Mr. and Mrs. C. MARKWARDT, soup bowl; Miss Sophia KLUSS, water pitcher, cheese dish and tooth pick holder; Mrs. Mattie MEYER and Henry MEYER, a set of china dishes; Davis MEYER, fruit dish; Mrs. J.J. & O.W. KLUSS, half dozen silver knives and forks, spoons and coffee pot; Mr. and Mrs. H. HINES, set of dishes; Mr. H. KLUSS, two dollars; Mr. and Mrs. Matt BEUCHER, bedroom set and flat irons; Mr. and Mrs. STAADT, a chromo; Mr. F.J. KLUSS, a floor spread; Mr. G. SCHULER, rug; Mr. and Mrs. C. SCHULTZ, six dollars; Mr. and Mrs. GARNS, five dollars; Mr. and Mrs. THIESE, half dozen sauce dishes; Mr. F. THOMA, two table cloths, dozen napkins, pair towels; Mr. and Mrs. W. WELSH, bed spread, pair towels; Mr. and Mrs. W.N. BURDICK, photograph album; Mr. and Mrs. BEUSECKER, table cloth; Mr. and Mrs. NICOLAY, tea set; Mr. and Mrs. Jacob MEYER, table cloth and half dozen napkins; Mr. and Mrs. J. THOMA, half dozen silver knives and forks; Mr. and Mrs. DEITZLER, set glass dishes; Mr. and Mrs. A. KOEVENIG, center table; Mr. and Mrs. WELZEL, two dollars; Mr. and Mrs. WEIHE, pickle caster; S.& W. WEIHE, two silver napkin rings and six napkins; Mr. and Mrs. HONICK, cake stand, butter dish and water pitcher; Mr. and Mrs. PHILLIPS, half doz. sauce dishes; Miss L. & J. HAMMEL, table cloth and half doz. goblets; Mrs. HAHN, set glass dishes and fruit dish; Mrs. C. THOMA, half doz. silver table spoons; Louisa THOMA, sauce dishes; Mr. and Mrs. G. THOMA, half doz. tumblers; Mrs. H. BLANCHAINE, fruit dish and tumblers.
~Postville Review, April 10, 1886 - contributed by S. Ferrall
KLUSS - LEUI Johann Fritz Kluss and Marie Anna Leui, married May 26, 1887 by Pastor John Gass.
~St. Paul Lutheran Church records - contributed by Steven W. Bareis
KLUSS - MUNDT Friedrich Jacob Kluss and Lina Maria Dorothea Mundt, married September 25, 1888 by Pastor John Gass.
~St. Paul Lutheran Church records - contributed by Steven W. Bareis
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Married. In Giard, Iowa, on Tuesday, Sept. 25th, 1888, at the residence of the bride's parents, by Rev. J. GASS, Mr. F.J. KLUSS, of Postville and Miss Lena MUNDT, of Giard. They go to housekeeping at once on Sumner street in Postville. ~Postville Review, September 29, 1888 - contributed by S. Ferrall
KLUSS - RUCKDASCHEL Married. At the residence of the bride's parents, in this city, on Wednesday, Oct. 18th, 1893, by Rev. J. GASS, Mr. Wm. KLUSS and Miss Maggie RUCKDASCHEL, both of Postville. Mr. and Mrs. KLUSS have innumerable friends in Postville and surrounding country with whom the Review joins in wishing "much joy". ~Postville Review, October 21, 1893 - contributed by S. Ferrall
KLUSS - STOWE Married. At St. Paul's Lutheran parsonage on Wednesday eveing, Nov. 15th, by Rev. E. Schmidt, Verni C. Kluss of this city and Miss Ada Stowe of Camden, Iowa. ~Postville Review, November 24, 1916 - contributed by S. Ferrall
KNAPP - HUTCHINSON MARRIED. Miss May HUTCHINSON to Mr. A.C. KNAPP, of Chicago, last Wednesday. They were married in the morning and left [remainder illegible] ~Postville Review, March 1, 1879 - contributed by S. Ferrall
KNEESKERN - DUFFY Decorah – St. Benedicts church provided the setting Saturday at 4:30 for the wedding of Miss Mary Duffy, daughter of Mrs. Francis Duffy and the late Mr. Duffy, and Elton Kneeskern, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Kneeskern. The Rev. J. Robert McDonald officiated. The bride wore a waltz-length gown of lace over taffeta designed with a basque bodice scalloped neckline and long sleeves. Her skirt was scalloped at the hemline and her fingertip veil was caught from a seed pearl, sequin and lace crown. She carried pink roses. Miss Pat Duffy, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. She wore a blue silk gown with matching blue tulle overskirt. She carried white and blue carnations. Curtis Kneeskern, brother of the bridegroom, was best man. Kim Dougherty of Elkader was flower girl and John Duffy of Dorchester was ringbearer. Soloist was Karen Strand, Accompanied by Tom Donlon on the organ. A reception for 300 guests was given in the church basement. The couple will live here, where the bridegroom is employed by Kneeskern Motor Sales and the bride by Northwestern Bell Telephone Company. ~Cedar Rapids Gazette, July 7, 1958 – contributed by Diana Henry Diedrich.
KNODT - BARREIS Married. At the Lutheran parsonage [Postville] by Rev. E. Bockelman, Jan. 1, 1900, Mr. Henry Knodt and Miss Caroline Barreis, all of Grand Meadow township. ~Postville Review, January 5, 1900 - contributed by S. Ferrall
KNODT - HEMMEL At Prairie du Chien, Wis., Nov. 26th, 1878, Mr. W.B. KNODT and Miss Lena HEMMEL. ~Postville Review, December 7, 1878 - contributed by S. Ferrall
KNODT - KELLER August Ernest Knodt and Maria Keller, married March 22, 1885 by Pastor John Gass.
~St. Paul Lutheran Church records - contributed by Steven W. Bareis
KNOPF - WENDLER We inadvertantly (sic) omitted mentioning in our last issue the marriage of Louis Knopf and Miss Anna Wendler, which took place at the Catholic church in this city Tuesday morning of last week. The happy couple are among the best known and most highly respected young people of Center township, and settle down at once on their fine farm on Faigre prairie with the best wishes of a host of friends, the Journal included.  ~Allamakee Journal, 5 Aug. 1903, p2 c5 -contributed by LA
KNOX - THOMPSON Married. At the National Hotel in Postville, Iowa, on the 6th day of May, 1873, by T. STILES Esq. James KNOX to Elizabeth THOMPSON, both of West Union, Iowa. ~Postville Review, May 21, 1873 - contributed by S. Ferrall
KNUDTSON - SEVERIDE POSTVILLE—Miss Norma Severide of Dorchester and Floyd Knudtson of Waukon were married at the manse of the Community Presbyterian church here Monday evening by the Rev. Lehr H. Newhouse, pastor. They were attended by Mulroy Mc-Dermott and Mrs, Milton Severson. They will make their home on a farm near Waukon.
~Mason City Globe-Gazette (Mason City, Iowa), April 1, 1943 ~contributed by Cindy Bray Lovell
KOENIG - SCHLIE At the German Lutheran parsonage Tuesday morning occurred the marriage of Miss Alma Schlie and Mr. Fred Koenig. ~Postville Review, January 26, 1917 - contributed by S. Ferrall
KOENIG - SNITKER Waukon, Ia. - Miss Florence Snitker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. August Snitker, farmers of this vicinity, and Leonard Koenig, farmer living near Castalia, were married Jan. 19 at Salem Reformed Church with the Rev. E.M. DeBuhr, pastor, officiating. The new home will be made on the bridegroom's farm. ~Dubuque Telegraph-Herald, Thursday evening edition, January 21, 1943 ~submitter: S. Ferrall
KOEVENIG - BLUMHAGEN This morning occurred the marriage of August Koevenig to his neighbor, Miss Jennie Blumhagen, the millner. Rev. Schumann performed the ceremony at the home of the bride's parents. Both are well and favorably known young people who have a host of friends that wish them much happiness in their journey thru life. ~Iowa Volksblatt, Feb. 5, 1897 -contributor: Reid R. Johnson
KOEVENIG - BREYER At Arcadia, Wis., on Monday of this week occurred the marriage of Mr. John Koevenig of this city to a Miss Mary Breyer of Arcadia. The bride is unknown here, but is held in high esteem by a large circle of friends in her home town. The groom is a lifelong resident of Postville, where for many years he has followed the occupation of painter and paper hanger, and is a mighty good, substantial citizen in every way. The couple arrived in Postville Tuesday and will in a short time be "at home" in the living rooms over "The Fountain", now occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Moody. We join with many friends in extending best wishes for health, happiness and prosperity.
~Postville Review, Friday, February 5, 1915 - contributed by Reid R. Johnson
KOEVENIG - MORRISON On 6 Nov. 1926, in Mason city, occurred the wedding of Miss Maud Morrison, of Albert Lea, Minn., to Joe Koevenig, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Koevenig of this city. The fact was kept secret until last Saturday when the newlyweds arrived in Postville from Albert Lea to visit his parents and then spilled the beans. The couple reside in Albert Lea where Joe has a good position with the Interstate Power Company. ~Postville Herald, Thurs. May 26, 1927 - contributed by Reid R. Johnson
KOEVENING - STOCKMAN Married. At Monona, Jan. 12th, by Rev. Father Hogan, Mr. H.M. Koevenig and Miss M.A. Stockman, all of Postville. The Review extends congratulations and wishes them continued prosperity and happiness. Last evening a large reception was given at the residence of the bride and groom in Postville to their numerous friends, both young and old, all of whom enjoyed themselves immensely - until long after "the clock struck the bell two times." An elegant spread was served, and dancing and card playing were indulged in . Numerous beautiful presents were left behind and all join in wishing "Hank" and "Mollie" smooth sailing on the matrimonial sea. ~Postville Review, January 14, 1898 - contributed by S. Ferrall
KOHLSTAD - HANSON At 10:30 a.m. last Wednesday at the home of Rev. R. L. Nice, who officiated, took place the marriage of Miss Myrtle Hanson and Herman Kohlstad, two popular young people of this community. The attendants were Miss Martha Halvorson, cousin of the groom, and Morris Larson, cousin of the bride. The bride is a daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Michael Hanson of Round Prairie and the groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Kohlstad. For some time he has been the assistant to buttermaker Albert Hansmeier at the Farmers Co-operative Creamery. After the ceremony a sumptuous wedding dinner was served to the bridal party, relatives and close friends at the home of the bride’s parents. In the afternoon the bride and groom departed by car for a brief honeymoon trip and on their return will make their home in this city. ~Allamakee Journal & Lansing Mirror, June 26, 1929 - contributed by Ann Krumme
KOHRS - OLLROTH Carl Kohrs and Wilhelmina Ollroth, married January 21, 1884 by Pastor John Gass.
~St. Paul Lutheran Church records - contributed by Steven W. Bareis
KOLDEN - CONNOR The marriage of Miss Pearl Connor, daughter of John Conner, and Alfred Kolden, son of Anton Kolden, both families residents of Waukon, took place Monday morning at St. Patrick's church. A nuptial high mass was celebrated by Msgr. John C. Stuart. They were attended by Miss Alice Rice of Oelwein, [?cousin] of the bride, and Thomas Monroe of Waukon. George and William Conner served as acolytes during the mass, and Miss Mary Toney sang the hymns. Miss Helen Hall played the wedding march. Breakfast was served the immediate relatives and a few friends at "The Loft". Mr. and Mrs. Kolden will reside in Waukon, where the former is employed as linotype operator in the Republic Standard office. ~La Crosse Tribune and Leader-Press, Wednesday, September 25, 1935. Waukon Column. -contributed by Reid R. Johnson
KOLSRUD - HANSON The marriage of Miss Evelyn Hanson of Waukon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hanson of Waterville, and Clyde Kolsrud, only son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Kolsrud of Waukon, took place last Thursday afternoon at the East Paint Creek Church. The double ring ceremony was performed by the pastor, The Rev. Arvin Gullerud. Mrs. Theodore Jacobson presided at the organ. The young couple chose as their attendants Miss Darlene Bender and Dale Kolsrud, the latter a cousin of the bridegroom. A reception was held in the church parlors for the immediate relatives and a few friends. The bride is a graduate of the Waterville high school and has since been employed as a telephone operator in the local office. Her husband completed his education in the Waterville schools and with his father has been employed by the county as a road worker out of Waukon. Mr. and Mrs. Kolsrud enjoyed a few days wedding trip and have established their new home with the bridegroom's parents and both have resumed their work this week. ~Allamakee Journal and Lansing Mirror, 18 Feb. 1948 P 1 C3 -contributed by LA
KOSBAU - SCHAGER Waukon, Ia. - Mrs. Marie Schager and Albert Kosbau were married Sunday at the Lutheran church in Postville, the Rev. R.L. Ludwig, pastor, officiating at the ceremony. The couple's only attendants were Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Kosbau. The couple will live in Waukon. ~Dubuque Telegraph-Herald, Friday evening edition, August 18, 1944 - from S. Ferrall
KOZELKA - GUNDERSON Beulah Gunderson is Bride of Edward Kozelka in Postville Ceremony -
A wedding was solenmized Monday afternoon in the rectory of the St. Bridget's Catholic Church in Postville when Miss Beulah Gunderson, daughter of Mrs. Emma Gunderson, living near Postville, became the bride of Edward Kozelka, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Kozelka of Postville. The Rev. Patrick Hogan performed the ceremony. They were attended by Miss Verla Gunderson, sister of the bride and Donald Tayek, cousin of the groom. A wedding dinner was served at the Blue Arrow cafe for members of the immediate families, after which the couple left for a short wedding trip. The bride is a graduate of the Clermont High School and has been employed at Hall Roberts Son Elevator and Seed Company. The groom is a graduate of the Postville High School and is plant manager of the same company. They will make their home in Postville. ~Waukon Republican & Standard, Feb. 26, 1941 - from Errin Wilker
KRAMBEER - HARNACK Johann H. Krambeer and Ida Harnack, married March 18, 1881 by Pastor Johann Knie.
~St. Paul Lutheran Church records - contributed by Steven W. Bareis
KRAUS - LUNDT At two o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the Lutheran church occurred the marriage of Mr. Charles Kraus and Miss Amanda Lundt, Rev. Schmidt performing the ceremony. They were attended by Miss Alvira Kraus and Mr. John Lundt. - Postville Review, Friday, Oct. 29, 1920 -contributor: Reid R. Johnson
KRAUS - SOMMER Lansing, Ia., Feb 12 - The marriage of Miss Clara Sommer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Sommer of Harpers Ferry, and Kenneth Kraus, son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Kraus of Mankato, Minn., was a nuptial event of Tuesday morning at Saint Peter and Paul's Catholic church in Mankato. The new home will be made in Mankato, following a motor trip. ~Telegraph-Herald and Times-Journal, Dubuque, Iowa, Friday evening edition, February 12, 1932 - contributor: S. Ferrall
KREBS - DAYTON Invitations are out for the marriage of Miss Lorna Jean Dayton and Rev. Paul S. Krebs, says the Waukon Journal, which takes place at the Presbyterian church Tuesday, June 12, at 7 o'clock p.m. ~Postville Herald, June 14, 1928 - contributed by S. Ferrall
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The marriage of Rev. Paul Krebs and Miss Lorna Jean Dayton was solemnized at the Presbyterian church of which he is pastor, at 7 o'clock Tuesday evening in the presence of a large assemblage of friends and relatives of the contracting parties, says the Waukon Democrat. The church was beautifully decorated in a color scheme of yellow and white in which the floral beauty of many ferns lent additional charm. ~Postville Herald, June 21, 1928 - contributed by S. Ferrall
KRIEGER - KIESAU Married. Ludeking-Kiesau, Krieger-Kiesau, Franklin Township, Winneshiek County, May 31.  Ulrich Ludeking and Miss Mary Kiesau, also August Krieger and Miss Bertha Kiesau.  Misses Mary and Bertha Kiesau have been held in high esteem for their many good qualities of mind and heart, and most fortunate indeed are the grooms in securing such noble prizes for life partners.  The same may also be said of the brides in being united to so honorable, respected and highly esteemed young men. ~from a Waukon newspaper, June 1895 - contributed by Kathy Maurer
KRIEGER - MOELLERMAN Lansing, Ia. - The marriage of Miss Elsie Moellerman and Leo Krieger was solemnized at Immaculate Conception Church here Tuesday morning, with the Rev. Victor Gerleman, pastor, officiating. The single ring service was used. The couple was attended by Mr. and Mrs. James Auger of St. Paul, sister and brother-in-law of the bride. Following the ceremony, a wedding dinner was served to 25 guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Rettinger, aunt and uncle of the bride, with whom she has made her home. The bride is a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Moellerman. She was graduated from Lansing High School, since which time she has been employed in the Kerndt Bank here. The bride-groom is a son of Mrs. Vincent Krieger. He was graduated from Immaculate Conception High School and is now operating a variety store here. Mr. and Mrs. Krieger, accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Auger to St. Paul, where they will spend a few days, after which they will reside in Lansing. ~Dubuque Telegraph-Herald, Wednesday evening edition, January 25, 1939 - from S. Ferrall
KROGMAN - REINCKE Hymeneal Happenings. On Thursday afternoon, Oct. 6th, at five o'clock, in St. Paul's German Lutheran church in this city, Mr. Charles Krogman and Miss Mary Reincke, both of Postville, were united in marriage by Rev. E. Bockelman. The Review joins the friends of the contracting parties in extending congratulations. ~Postville Review, October 24, 1902 - contributed by S. Ferrall
KROGMANN - PECHTELL Married. On Tuesday, March 7th, 1893, at the German Lutheran parsonage, by Rev. J. GASS, Mr. Henry KROGMANN and Miss Lena PECHTELL, both of this vacinity. The contracting parties are favorably known, and host of friends join with the Review in wishing them a long and happy wedded life. They have already settled down to housekeeping on Henry POESCH's farm. ~Postville Review, March 11, 1893 - contributed by S. Ferrall
KUGEL - KRUMME A quiet wedding took place April 4th at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Krumme, when their daughter Lora, was united in marriage with Elmer Kugel, son of Fred Kugel of Ludlow, Rev. Stuebbe performing the ceremony. They will go to housekeeping on the farm of Mrs. Carl Depping, which they have rented. The best wishes off all are extended them. ~Postville Herald, April 5, 1928 (Ludlow column) - from S. Ferrall
KUGEL - ZIEMANN August Kugel and Mary Ziemann, married February 21, 1884 by Pastor John Gass.
~St. Paul Lutheran Church records - contributed by Steven W. Bareis
KUHSE - MEYER Fred Kuhse and Miss Anna H. Meyer, daughter of Wm. Meyer, were married on Tuesday, Feb. 2nd, at the home of the bride, by Rev. E. Bockelman. Rudy Kuhse and Miss Bertha Meyer acted as best man and bridesmaid, respectively. ~Postville Review, February 12, 1904 - contributed by Reid Johnson
KUMPH - TRAVIS George Kumph & Emma Travis. Married September 20, 1883 at Presbyterian Church in Lansing.
~source: 'The First 100 Years of New Albin' - contributed by Errin Wilker
KURTH - BECHTELL Miss Inez Bechtel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Bechtel of Waukon, and George Kurth, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Kurth of Postville, were married at the Methodist parsonage in Decorah last Thursday, the Rev. Arthur J. Kindred officiating. Miss Gladys Bechtel and L. H. Thies were the attendants. Mr. and Mrs. Kurth will make their home at Postville. We join with friends in extending hearty well wishes. ~Postville Herald, November 04, 1937 -contributed by Reid R. Johnson



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