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Carl W. Vonderohe 1901 - 1993


Posted By: Errin Wilker (email)
Date: 1/22/2007 at 13:56:47

Carl W. Vonderohe, 91, of New Albin, died Saturday, Sept. 18, 1993, in his home.

He was born Sept. 20. 1901 in Wheatland, Union City Township, Allamakee county, Iowa, to Henry J. and Emma (Bisping) Vonderohe.

He mar­ried Alma Hahn on June 21, 1933. She died Feb. 24, 1934. He then married Olga Renk July 13, 1942.

He attended rural school in Allamakee County and was a lifelong resident of the New Al­bin area. He worked on road construction and also worked for the Mendenhall Lumber Co., New Albin. He was a member of St. Peter's United Church of Christ, New Albin. He was a former member of the New Albin Fire Department. Carl was a very active community member, and an avid baseball fan.

He is survived by his wife, Olga; a daughter, Dorothy (Delmer) Ideker of Brownville, MN; two grandchildren, Laurie (Tim) Helgemoe of Utica, MN, and Sara of Richfield, MN; a great-granddaughter, Kaylee Helgemoe of Utica, MN; and a brother, Albert (Martha) of New Albin.

In addition to his first wife, four brothers and five sisters preceded Carl in death.

Funeral services were held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Peter's United Church of Christ, New Albin. Pastor Laura Odegard of­ficiated. Burial was in St. Peter's Memorial Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Rolland Vonderohe, Donald Vonderohe, Ronald Vonderohe, Erwin De­ters, Paul Kruse, and Larry Meyer. Honorary pallbearers were Erwin Deters, Fred Mauss, Alvin Beneke, Howard Fitzpatrick, Bud Fink and Ted Kruse.

Roble Funeral Home, Spring Grove, MN was in charge of ar­rangements.

Source: Newspaper Clipping


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