[ Return to Index ] [ Read Prev Msg ] [ Read Next Msg ]

Varenhorst, Henry Rudolph 1885-1956


Posted By: Bruce Atkinson (email)
Date: 8/29/2008 at 10:00:27

Henry R. Varenhorst, 71, resident of Plymouth county most of his life. died at Sacred Heart hospital Saturday. Although he had been in ill health for some time, his death was unexpected.

Mr. Varenliorst was born February 27, 1885. in Germany and came to the United States with his family in 1890. They settled on a farm in Plymouth county.

He was married twice. The first time he married Aldina Ludwigs January 24. 1910. She died in 1920, and on November 25. 1924, he married Elsie Beckey at Craig, Ia. He resided on a farm until his retirement to Le Mars in March of this year.

Survivors include the widow; six sons, William, Fritz, Norman and Elmer, all of Le Mars, Erwin of lreton, Ia. and Harry of Merrill, Ia.; a daughter. Mrs. Robert Jurgenson of Sioux City, and 16 grandchildren.

Funeral Services were at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Wiltgen-Luedtke funeral home here and at 2 p. m. at St. Paulís Lutheran church, Johnson township, with Rev. E. E. Sensi officiating. Burial was in Lutheran cemetery, Craig.

~LeMars Globe Post of 27 December 1956

Tombstone Photo

Plymouth Obituaries maintained by Linda Ziemann.
WebBBS 4.33 Genealogy Modification Package by WebJourneymen

[ Return to Index ] [ Read Prev Msg ] [ Read Next Msg ]