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Brehm, Samuel "Sam" 1864-1930


Posted By: Doris Hoffman, Volunteer (email)
Date: 12/13/2014 at 10:32:48

Note: His mother's maiden name is Janett and he is buried in Floyd Valley Cemetery.


Coming To Spend Summer With Relatives Sam Brehm Is Mortally Stricken


Was Popular Resident in Floyd Valley All His Life

Death claimed Sam Brehm, age 66, a life long resident of Plymouth county and a member of the Brehm family which settled in the Floyd Valley among the first pioneers of this section, died at a hospital in Sioux City Sunday. Death is ascribed to heart trouble.

Mr. Brehm, who in recent years has been spending the winters in California, arrived a few days ago in company with two nieces from Pasadena to visit relatives in Plymouth county and atted to business interests. He was taken sick a few days ago while visiting in Hungerford township and was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Sam Brehm was born April 6, 1864, in Wisconsin and when a baby of six months old his parents came to this county and homesteaded along the Floyd Valley in the Melbourne district, which was later organized as Hungerford township.

Mr. Brehm was a successful farmer for many years. He was highly respected in the community and had a large circle of friends and acquaintances with whom he had life long associations. Mr. Brehm never married.

He leaves to mourn his death his brother, John Brehm, of Pasaden, Calif., former prominent citizen here and member of the county board of supervisors, and a sister, Mrs. J. H. Mayne, wife of Rev. J. H. Mayne, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, a former well known minister of the United Evangelical conference in this district. and a number of nephews and nieces, among whom he was held in the highest degree of affection.

Last rites well be held Wednesday afternoon from the home of William Brehm with services in the Methodist church in Hinton at 2 o'clock, Rev. H. Albertson officiating, and interment will be made in the family burying ground at Melbourne.
Le Mars Semi-Weekly Sentinel

Tuesday, July 1, 1930
Le Mars, Iowa


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