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Biedermann, Earl 1921-1961


Posted By: Lois Ahntholz (email)
Date: 11/1/2009 at 18:00:02


Earl William Biedermann was born December 20, 1921, in Jefferson Township, Clayton County, Iowa, the son of Laura Mueller Biedermann and the late John Biedermann. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith, of which he was a faithful member until his death on March 21, 1961, at Mercy Hospital, Oelwein, Iowa.

In 1938 he moved with his parents to a farm located one-half mile north of Volga City, where he attended and graduated from the Volga City Public School.

On November 7, 1945, he entered the United States Army, from which he received his honorable discharge as Technician 5th class on February 28, 1947.

He was united in marriage August 14, 1950, to Miss Evelyn Hulverson at the St. Sebald Lutheran Church. They were the parents of two children, Jerry and Susan.

Mr. Biedermann was engaged in general faming and for 18 years had been in the turkey business.

He leaves his wife, Evelyn, a son, Jerry, 9, and a daughter Susan, 6, his mother, Mrs. John Biedermann, Volga City; one sister, Mrs. Derryl (Helen) Leonhart, Elgin; four brothers, Lloyd and LeRoy, Volga City; Oliver of Bellflower, Calif., and Louis of Davenport. His father preceded him in death in March 1960.

Funeral services were held Friday at the St. Paul Lutheran Church at 3:45 p.m. with the pastor, the Rev. A. J. Bringle in charge. Mrs. Wallace Oldfather, organist accompanied the soloist, Gary Hellings.

Mrs. Ray Leete and Mrs. Wm. Larson arranged the floral offerings.

Pallbearers were Robert Roehlk, Cedar Rapids; George Hakert, Elkader; Glen Probert, William Larson, Ted and Ray Leete.

The Volga American Legion Post conducted military rites at Hill Crest cemetery, where interment was made.

Among the large number of relatives and friends present at the funeral were: Oliver Biedermann, Bellflower, Calif.; Mr. and Mrs. Louis Biedermann, Davenport; Mr. and Mrs. Derryl Leonhart, Elgin; Mr. and Mrs. Marion Galbreath, Star City, Inc.; David Chappell, Keesler A.F.B., Biloxi, Miss; Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Biedermann, Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Biedermann, Mr. and Mrs. Dean Biedermann, Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Biedermann, Dubuque; Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Zeiger, Webster City;

Mrs. Richard Eye, St. Paul, Minn.; Mrs. James Fitzpatrick, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Soul, Waterloo; Don and Donald Risk, Independence; Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Borcherding, Olin; Mr. and Mrs. Edward DeSotel, Tom Prideaus, Mr. and Mrs. Max Richards, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Roehlik, Miss Faye Probert, Jim Clark, Cedar Rapids; Hans Boenish, Dyersville; Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Holtz, Westgate; Eunice Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Maurer, Fayette;

Mrs. Will Matt, Farmersburg; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Groth, Postville; Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Brownson, Monona; Mrs. George Thiese, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Larson, St. Olaf; John Gamm, Arlington; Mrs. J. P. Medberry, Elgin; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Werges, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Ray Werges, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Allen Werges, McGregor; Mrs. Otto Theise, Mrs. Richard Goeschel, Mr. and Mrs. Lou Rohwedder, Guttenberg; Harlan Hamann, Marie, Oliver and Valmah Mueller, Mrs. Louis K. Mueller, Harold Mueller, Garnavillo;

Wm. G. Wilker, Clayton; Glenn Chappell and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Klienlien, Mr. and Mrs. Charley Otterbeck, Strawbery Point; Mr. and Mrs. L.A. Candee, Maynard; Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Fischer, Mrs. Leona Downie, Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Frye, Harold Biedermann, Mr. and Mrs. Julius Pahlas, Mr. and Mrs. K. J. Stiehl, Edwin O’Brien, Freda Wells, Mr. and Mrs. George Hakert, Mrs. Gerald Nesteby, Mrs. Melvin Scott, Mrs. Cletus Correll, Elkader; Albert Kunzman and son Lee Kunzman, Guttenberg.

Card of Thanks
We wish to thank our friends, neighbors and relatives for their acts of love and sympathy during the recent loss of our husband, father, son and brother. We also extend grateful thanks to the blood donors, the memorials and beautiful floral tributes to our loved one.
Mrs. Earl Biedermann
Jerry and Susan
Mrs. John Biedermann and family

30 March 1961


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