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ENGELKES, Hildert 1894-1919

ENGELKES

Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 6/5/2017 at 07:51:09

Hildert Engelkes Dead

Word has just been received that Hildert Engelkes, son of Mrs. John Engelkes, near Fern, died of pneumonia in France February 12th.

The young man was a brother of Fred Engelkes, who died in the service in a Long Island, New York military hospital.

--The Grundy County Dispatch (Grundy Center, Iowa), 5 March 1919, pg 1

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Mr. and Mrs. John Engelkes, living near Fern received word the first of the week that their son, Hildert Engelkes, had died of pneumonia, in France, February 12th. This is the second son Mr. and Mrs. Engelkes have lost in the service. Fred Engelkes died of pneumonia at Camp Upton, Long Island, on April 2nd, 1918.

--The Grundy Republican (Grundy Center, Iowa), 6 March 1919, pg 1

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Mrs. John Engelkes received a letter from the nurse that cared for her son, Hildert, while he was sick with pneumonia in France. It stated that he died the 10th of February and was buried on the 12th.

--The Grundy County Dispatch (Grundy Center, Iowa), 26 March 1919, pg 4

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The body of Hildert Engelkes, who died in France, Feb. 12, 1919 has also arrived in this country and will reach his former home near Fern within a few days. A brother, Fred Engelkes, died in New York April 2, 1918. Both brothers died of pneumonia.

--The Grundy Republican (Grundy Center, Iowa), 2 June 1921, pg 1

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The body of Hillert Engelkes arrived at Parkersburg Friday. The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon. The remains were laid to rest in the Reform Cemetery of Parkersburg.

--The Grundy Republican (Grundy Center, Iowa), 16 June 1921, pg 8


 

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