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WUMKES, John 1870-1897

WUMKES, STERENBERG

Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 3/2/2011 at 20:24:44

John Wumkes was born in Grundy county, Iowa, August 13, 1870. He was united in marriage to Miss Ella Sterenberg November 3, 1892. He moved from this county with his family to Davis, S. D., in 1893, where he resided till his death October 2, 1897. He leaves his wife and a child four months old, and four brothers to mourn his demise. He was a kind and devoted companion in life and an affectionate brother, and will be greatly missed by those he loved. His remains were brought to Grundy Center where the funeral was conducted from the home of R. Sterenberg, at one o'clock p.m., October 5th, Revs. Jordan of this city and Saalborn of Holland, officiating. The Woodmen order of this place and of Morrison took charge of the remains at the cemetery. The bereaved family have the heartfelt sympathy of their friends in their sorrow.

--The Grundy County Republican (Grundy Center, Iowa), 7 October 1897


 

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