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Elmer R. Hansmeier


Posted By: Ann Krumme (email)
Date: 12/27/2009 at 08:40:18

Funeral services for Elmer R. Hansmeier, whose death occurred Thursday at the Lutheran hospital, LaCrosse, due to a heart ailment, were held Monday afternoon from Martinís funeral home to Zion Reformed church, conducted by Rev. Edmond Hennig.

Burial followed in Oakland cemetery, the pall bearers being James Ryan, C. L. Gruver, Otto Kosbau, Ralph Sherman, Ed Lenth and Lloyd Newton.

Elmer Hansmeier, 51, was a lifelong resident of Jefferson township, and had the respect and esteem of all. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hansmeier, were early settlers, and he was born Feb. 24, 1901, on the old homestead where he spent his life.

On Oct. 8, 1925 his marriage to Ruth Sherman took place on the Herman Sherman farm east of Waukon. Three daughters and two sons were born, namely: Mrs. Glenn Perin (Marilyn), Cedar Falls; Mrs. Charles Peake (Lorayne), near Postville; Mary Jo Calvin, Elkader; Gordon at home and Thomas, student at the State Teachers College, Cedar Falls. They survive with their mother, an invalid for many years, who has been receiving treatment at the Passadant hospital, Chicago, returning home when notified of her husbandís death.

Also living are five brothers and three sister, Ed and Theodore and Lydia Hansmeier, Waukon, John and Henry, Foley, Minnesota, and Martin of Ankara, Turkey; Mrs. T. P. OíConnor, Chicago, and Mrs. Fred Gilson, ***. There are two grandchildren.

Hand dated Dec. 18, 1952.
Obit from Grandmother Nora Grotegutís scrapbook


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