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Lorenz Eugene "Buddy" Pape 1946-1959


Posted By: Mary Durr (email)
Date: 2/14/2009 at 14:34:34


Lorenz Eugene "Buddy" Pape, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lorenz Pape, was born July 13, 1946 in Postville. He was baptized in St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Postville by the Rev. Frederick R. Ludwig. He passed away at his home on August 29, 1959 at the age of 13 years, one month and 16 days. He had surgery at the Methodist Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota on September 19, 1958 and had been in failing health since that time.

He attended the Postville Community Schools and had completed the seventh grade this past spring. He had completed the first year of his confirmation instruction in St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church.

He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lorenz Pape of Postville; two sisters, Linda and Lorna; his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernst Paulsen of Postville; his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Grant Pape of Luana; his maternal great grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Funk of Monona, and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were conducted in St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Postville on Tuesday, with the pastor, the Rev. Charles E. Witt, officiating. Burial was in the Postville cemetery.

Postville Herald newspaper clipping from my mother's obituary collection.


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