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Ihde, August H. 1877-1955


Posted By: S. Ferrall - IAGenWeb volunteer
Date: 9/24/2017 at 13:36:56

Funeral services for August H. Ihde, 77, will be held Friday afternoon, June 10, at Zion Lutheran church at Clayton Center. Burial will be in the Zion cemetery with Rev. J.H. Zerhusen officiating.

Ihde died Tuesday at the Clayton county home. He was born October 11, 1877, in Read township and was a son of Christ and Anna (Kliefoth) Ihde. He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Fred Hoffman of Elkader.

~Clayton County Register, Thursday, June 9, 1955

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August Henry Ihde was born October 11, 1877, in Read township, a son of Christian and Anna Kliefuth Ihde, and died June 7, at the age of 77 years, 7 months and 27 days. He was baptized and confirmed by the Rev. F.W. Seifert in Zion Lutheran church, Clayton Center.

His entire life was spent in Read and Farmersburg townships as a farm laborer. When his health would no longer permit him to work he came to the county home in 1939, where he made his home and cared for the sick. He has been ill since last March and suffered a heart attack June 7.

Mr. Ihde is survived by one sister, Mrs. Fred Hoffman of Elkader. Preceding him in death were two brothers, John and Fred, and one sister, Mrs. Minnie Huckstadt.

Services were held Friday afternoon at Zion Lutheran church at Clayton Center with the Rev. J.F. Zerhusen officiating. Burial was in the Zion cemetery.

Pallbearers were: Eldo Hoffman, Clarence Hoffman, Fred Hoffman Jr., John Gottschalk, Arno Huebner and Harold Wilker.

~Clayton County Register, Thursday, June 16, 1955

Notes: 1940 census - He is divorced & living in the household of Fritz Klinkenberg, Farmersburg twp. Working as hired hand. He had been married to Ida (Voelz) Gilster in 1929. The 1930 census enumerated August & Ida, and her 3 children in Farmersburg twp. This census appears to indicate a previous marriage for him at age 30. His 1942 WWII draft registration card states he is an "inmate county home".


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