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Boone County Cemeteries

Renner Cemetery

Renner Cemetery, also known as the Grant Center German Cemetery or the Evangelical Cemetery of Grant Township, was platted on March 21 and 22, 1889. It's located in the southeast quarter of Section 29, Grant Township. It's situated at the same intersection where the Renner Church once stood. On April 4, 1889 the trustees of the Renner Church purchased one and one-half acres of land for $60 from Conrad Irion. It was the cemetery of pioneer Evangelicals of this area. The first person to be buried in the cemetery was Adam Smith who died on August 29, 1889. The following list was researched and recorded by Tina Keister in 2010 for IA GenWeb.

GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 42.07940, Longitude: -94.08580


NameBirth DateBirth LocationDeath Date
Bakley, Charles Edward 28 Jul 1890 Amaqua Township 25 Apr 1940
Bakley, Daniel Edward24 Sep 1859Canton, Ohio12 Sep 1946
Bakley, Essie K. (Kerns) 17 Dec 1865 Bellaby, Ireland 06 Nov 1947
Bakley, Harold Eugene 05 Nov 1906 Amaqua Township 09 May 1916
Bakley, Opal Essie 26 Jun 1911 Amaqua Township 09 Oct 1924
Bakley, Orville Eugene 02 May 1916   24 Aug 1917
Bakley, Shirley Louise 04 Nov 1932   15 Sep 1934
Bleimehl, William 19 Mar 1862 Deerfield, Illinois 10 Jul 1954
Brockman, Edna May 29 Apr 1898 Amaqua Township 18 Aug 1898
Brockman, Gusta (Strack) Nov 1860 Minnesota 1938
Brockman, Louis W. Sep 1858 Germany 1917
Burton, Pearl Vivian 14 Oct 1914 Grant Township 20 Sep 1916
Burton, Raymond 1911   May 1917
Carlson, Elizabeth M. (Brockman) 1884   1934
Carlson, Ellis T. 04 May 1880   17 Jan 1953
Claus, Edward S. 17 Oct 1893   11 Dec 1894
Deemy, Matthew Lynn 12 Jun 1969   12 Jun 1969
Deemy, Mechele Kay 09 Aug 1963   10 Aug 1963
Freie, Benjamin Moody 08 Sep 1887 Grant Township 10 Oct 1977
Freie, Howard Paul 12 Jul 1914 Grant Township Feb 1980
Freie, Lillian C. (Carlson) 05 May 1890 Hiteman, Iowa 01 Jan 1969
Gunder, Beulah Eleanor (Lehman) 28 Dec 1909   09 Aug 1993
Gunder, Everett Charles 12 Oct 1903   11 Feb 1970
Habermehl, Conrad Jr. 11 Nov 1894 Calhoun County, IA 02 Mar 1910
Habermehl, Conrad Sr. Nov 1838 Germany 1914
Habermehl, Marie (Smith) Sep 1860 Germany 1910
Hess, Daisy Ann 16 Jan 1905   26 Jan 1905
Hess, Herbert Charles 10 May 1890 Amaqua Township 12 Dec 1956
Hess, Jacob Albert 16 Feb 1861 Lake County, Illinois 12 Aug 1918
Hess, Leonard George 08 Nov 1900 Amaqua Township 21 Jun 1950
Hess, Sophia (Tibbie) 09 Jun 1866 Kankakee, Illinois 23 Jul 1943
Irion, Conrad 19 Nov 1828 Germany 09 Jan 1921
Lehman, Caroline (Vetter) 25 Mar 1860 Germany 21 May 1945
Lehman, Charles Arthur 04 Jul 1885 Grant Township 20 Feb 1918
Lehman, Daniel 11 Apr 1848 Henry County, IL 11 Jun 1917
Lehman, Emma Marie (Rapp) 25 Oct 1884 Wittenburg, SD 02 Mar 1957
Lehman, Everett Luvern 17 Jan 1916 Boxholm, IA 02 Apr 1961
Lehman, Harvey L. 02 Mar 1882 Grant Township 26 May 1943
Lehman, Minnie Louise (Wilson) 16 Aug 1883 Boone County, IA Mar 1961
Merriam, Robert Emery 04 Apr 1923   07 Dec 1998
Meyer, Agnes Shirley 08 Sep 1894 Grant Township 05 Jan 1966
Meyer, Esther J. (Alberding) 09 Sep 1902 Clay Center, NE 05 Jun 1979
Meyer, Ida Minnie (Ohme) 17 Jan 1884 Geneseo, IL 11 Feb 1936
Meyer, Irwin Garfield 31 Dec 1886 Grant Township 23 Dec 1963
Meyer, Lillian Nora 12 Jun 1888 Grant Township 13 Jul 1891
Meyer, Mary Anna (Maier) 19 Mar 1861 Germany 18 May 1939
Meyer, Maude Bell 15 Jan 1893 Grant Township 20 Feb 1903
Meyer, William F. 24 Dec 1863 Geneseo, IL 20 Apr 1918
Miller, Bertha (Metzger) Steegmuller 12 Jan 1885 Germany 22 Apr 1951
Miller, John 26 Jul 1875 Germany 10 Aug 1959
Miller, Sophia (Metzger) 22 Jan 1878 Germany 04 Dec 1918
Ott, Craig Norris 05 Aug 1951   05 Aug 1951
Ott, Jesse Edward 07 Feb 1898 Grant Township 11 Sep 1965
Ott, Minnie Alvina (Shafer) 06 Jul 1897 Chatsworth, IL 19 Jun 1983
Peter, Henry 18 Feb 1829 Germany 17 Jul 1908
Peter, Katherine (Archanel) 02 Feb 1831 Germany 17 Jul 1919
Plumer, Pearl J. 23 Oct 1894   15 Mar 1895
Powers, Edna Irene (Shafer) 16 Feb 1915 Grant Township 23 May 1978
Robertson, Francis E. 1862   1922
Robertson, James E. 26 Sep 1883 Canada 23 Jul 1912
Saltzgiver, Salina Agnes (Johnston) Barker 28 Feb 1879 Scranton, IA 01 Mar 1946
Shafer, Christian 22 Oct 1870 Germanville, IL 26 Dec 1946
Shafer, Emma (Roth) 17 Jun 1872 Strawn, IL 13 Sep 1942
Shafer, Kittie Fern (Barker) 24 Dec 1902 Colo, IA 17 Oct 1975
Shafer, Ray Allen 12 Mar 1900 Chatsworth, IL 18 Oct 1974
Shafer, Roy Loren 12 Mar 1900 Chatsworth, IL 02 Aug 1961
Shawback, Albert 1888   1954
Shawback, Mary Caroline (Richard) 01 Jan 1868 Illinois 10 Apr 1902
Shawback, William H. 22 Nov 1864 Illinois 14 Oct 1934
Smith, Adam 13 Jun 1809 Germany 29 Aug 1889
Smith, Catharine (Burner) 22 Feb 1813 Germany 28 Jul 1899
Smith, Clifford Lewis "Pat" 14 Jul 1905 Decatur County, IA 07 Feb 1983
Smith, Shirley Elizabeth 21 Nov 1927 Lemars, IA 20 May 1937
Smith, William E. 22 Aug 1952   24 Aug 1952
Snyder, Anna Marie (Bleimehl) 28 Oct 1866 Deerfield, IL 21 Jul 1951
Snyder, Frank Albert 08 Sep 1857 Chicago, IL 21 Oct 1941
Snyder, Irving Andrew 11 Feb 1894   03 Mar 1894
Snyder, Lucille Marie 17 Oct 1909   14 Mar 1912
Stahl, Phyllis (Bakley) 1924    
Stahl, Wesley D. "Bob" 06 Nov 1921   29 Dec 1987
Stark, Florence Viola (Lehman) 21 Dec 1905   09 Jan 1988
Stark, Virgil Jerome 20 Aug 1904 Boxholm, IA 29 May 1974
Sturtz, Lavaune Bernadine 01 Nov 1917 Grant Township 23 May 1919
Tourte, Minnie Kate 09 Jan 1889   28 Jul 1890
Walter, Anna Clara (Lehman) 03 Feb 1858 Henry County, IL 21 Mar 1942
Walter, Eva Viletta (Bakley) 17 Nov 1888 Grant Township 04 Jan 1986
Walter, Ezra G. 02 Mar 1881 Grant Township Jan 1972
Walter, Harry Herbert 15 Sep 1888 Amaqua Township 02 Jun 1973
Walter, John Charles 22 Jun 1922 Boxholm, IA 24 Oct 1936
Walter, Margaret 21 Jan 1816 Germany 28 Aug 1891
Walter, Philip 04 Dec 1851 Germany 09 Feb 1922
Walter, Yvonne Gloria 17 Jun 1931 Boxholm, IA 26 Jan 1937
White, Linda (Bakley) 16 Oct 1903 Amaqua Township 25 Dec 1978
Wiener, Esther L. (Tourte) 21 Jun 1896 Paton, IA 23 Jun 1979
Wiener, Orace E. 30 Aug 1897 Dysart, IA 09 Aug 1963
Wolf, Edwin J. 16 Oct 1885 Illinois 09 May 1972
Wolf, Herbert Harvey 25 Mar 1882   25 Oct 1900
Wolf, Marie B. 16 Nov 1888 Cook County, IL 16 Mar 1988
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