SCHIERNBECK, William 1876-1937
Posted By: Ida County IAGenWeb Volunteer
Date: 1/6/2016 at 23:19:51
August 26, 1937, page 12,
Ida Grove newspaper
Wm. Schiernbeck Dies at Watertown
The funeral of William Schiernbeck, former Ida county resident, was held at his home in Watertown, S.D., Tuesday afternoon. Iowa relatives attending the rites were: Mr. and Mrs. John Schiernbeck, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Schiernbeck, and their daughter LaVerne, Mrs. Howard Lynch and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schiernbeck of Ida Grove, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Campbell of Des Moines and Mrs. Ernest Hamann of Schleswig.
Mr. Schiernbeck and his family had lived in South Dakota for nearly 30 years. His widow and eight children, William Jr., Arthur, Bertha, Hattie, Ida, Florence, Esther, Robert survive. Two children, Amanda and Frances preceded their father in death.
Surviving brothers and sisters are: John of Battle Creek, Dora Ehler of Ida Grove, August of Lodi, Calif., Wulf of Watertown, S,D,; Anna Hamann of Woonsocket, S.D.; Mary Hamann of Schleswig; Herman of Ida Grove; Katherine Lynch of Ida Grove, Amanda Andresen of Ida Grove, Louise Campbell of Des Moines and Frank and Christ of Ida Grove.
He was born in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany in 1876 and came to the United States with his parents at the age of seven.
Mrs. Schiernbeck was formerly Miss Lena Wolfer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Wolfer, who lived in Grant township..
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