Cerro Gordo County Iowa
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Richland Lutheran Cemetery:
Cerro Gordo Streert, rural Thornton
Grimes Township, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

   

The Richland congregation was founded by mostly Danish families in 1881. For almost 50 years, the church stood two miles south of Thornton where the cemetery still is located. In 1929, the church was moved into Thornton, placed on a full basement and remodeled.

   

Interments at Richland Lutheran Cemetery

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 Designates a Veteran

A B C D F G H I J
K M N O P R S W Y

NAME BIRTH DATE DEATH DATE COMMENTS
A      
ABRAMS, Clifford 1882 1966 spouse of Mary C. ABRAMS
"Father"
ABRAMS, Mary C. 1883 1961 spouse of Clifford ABRAMS
"Mother"
ABRAMS, Orval S. 15 Aug 1905
Franklin Co. IA
1955
Mason City IA
spouse of Viola WAGGONER
"Father"
ABRAMS, Viola (WAGGONER) 25 Jul 1906
Arkansas
29 Nov 1990
Mason City IA
spouse of Orval S. ABRAMS
"Mother"
 ANDERSEN, Adolph 1898 1961 World War I Veteran
"Dear Dad"
ANDERSEN, Jessie 1925 1928 "Dau. of Adolph & Mildred ANDERSEN"
ANDERSEN, John 17 Feb 1928 10 Feb 1956 "Father"
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B      
BAKER, Jean 1923 2011 spouse of Russell BAKER
"Parents of Mary Ann, Barbara, Rupert, Roger"
BAKER, Mary Ann 1943 1961 "Daughter"   of Jean & Russell BAKER
BAKER, Russell 1913 1997 spouse of Jean BAKER
"Parents of Mary Ann, Barbara, Rupert, Roger"
BEALE, Jack R. 15 Feb 1925 16 Sep 2000 married 19 Aug 1958
Virginia M. SCHONEMANN
BEALE, Virginia M. (SCHONEMANN) 19 Apr 1923
rural Thornton IA
13 Oct 2003
AE 80y
Thornton IA
OBITUARY
daughter of
William & Grace M. (WORTHINGTON) SCHONEMANN
married 19 Aug 1958
Jack R. BEALE
BERTELSEN, Cecelia J. 29 Mar 1886
Iowa
03 Feb 1891
Thornton IA
"Dau. of Soren N. & Matilde E. (RAUN) BERTELSEN"
BERTELSEN, Chris 1864 1933 spouse of Margaret BERTELSEN
"Father"
BERTELSEN, Dores 1869 1894 "Wife of Jerry BERTELSEN"
BERTELSEN, Infant "Baby" 1908 1908 infant of Chris & Margaret BERTELSEN
shared gravestone with sister Margaret
"Daughters"
BERTELSEN, Margaret 1866 1942 spouse of Chris BERTELSEN
"Mother"
BERTELSEN, Margaret 1900 1901 daughter of Chris & Margaret BERTELSEN
gravestone shared with "Baby" BERTELSEN
"Daughters"
BERTELSEN, Matilde E. (RAUN) 20 Jan 1863
Denmark
11 May 1952
Thornton IA
spouse of Soren N. BERTELSEN
"Mother"
BERTELSEN, Soren N. 07 Nov 1855
Denmark
13 Apr 1943
Thornton IA
spouse of Matilde E. RAUN
"Father"
BROWN, Anoreas J. 05 Apr 1882 05 Aug 1883 son of Mata BROWN
gravestone shared with Johanna J. & Nahla A. BROWN"Gone Home"
BROWN, Johanna J. 10 Feb 1880 10 Aug 1885 daughter of Mata BROWN
gravestone shared with Anoreas J. & Nahl A. BROWN
"Gone Home"
BROWN, Mata 1844 1888 "Mother"
BROWN, Nahl A. 17 May 1885 17 Aug 1885 son of Mata BROWN
gravestone shared with Anoreas J. & Johanna J. BROWN
"Gone Home"
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C      
CHRISTENSEN, Emil 1859 1945  
CHRISTENSEN, Marie 1862 1952  
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D      
DODGE, Kenneth K. 1904 1966 spouse of Letha K. DODGE
"Parents of Wayne, Loraine, Loretta, Norma & Myrna"
DODGE, Letha K. 1908 2005 spouse of Kenneth K. DODGE
"Parents of Wayne, Loraine, Loretta, Norma & Myrna"
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F      
FAABORG, Iver S. 07 Feb 1900 23 Jan 1902  
FAABORG, Maren 18 Mar 1860 22 Aug 1945 spouse of Soren N. FAABORG
 FAABORG, Soren N. 12 Mar 1859 07 May 1945 Veteran
spouse of Maren FAABORG
 FORESTIER, Thomas   11 Feb 1941 Veteran, PVT, 7th Inf. IOWA
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G      
GROSS, Carolina J. 1884 1962 spouse of Otto J. GROSS
GROSS, Ellsworth S. 24 May 1914 27 Jan 1916 "Son of Mr. and Mrs. O.J. GROSS"
GROSS, Otto J. 1882 1934 spouse of Carolina J. GROSS
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H      
HAENSCH, Mildred C. J. (ABRAMS) 18 Mar 1904 17 Jul 2001  
HARMON, Anna May 1866   spouse of Sylvanis W. HARMON
HARMON, Bessie Mabel 1894 16 May 1991 spouse of Jeremiah Franklin HARMON
HARMON, Jeremiah Franklin 1892 1994 spouse of Bessie Mabel HARMON
HARMON, Sylvanis W. 1862 1934 spouse of Anna May HARMON
HAUGLAND, Amber N. 1976 1980 "Our Angel"
"Daughter of Red & Carmen HAUGLAND"

granddaughter of Lavern H. & Evelyn (INGEBRETSON) HILLER
HILLER, Evelyn (INGEBRETSON) 20 Dec 1941 03 Mar 2002
OBITUARY
daughter of Melvin & Minnie(MEYER) INGEBRETSON
married 20 Dec 1941 Lavern H. HILLER
"Parents of Joan, Jack, Carmen"
HILLER, Lavern H. 20 Aug 1913 20 Nov 1997 married 20 Dec 1941 Evelyn INGEBRETSON
"Parents of Joan, Jack, Carmen"
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I      
INGEBRETSON, Infant Daughter   13 Jul 1891 gravestone shared with brother Melvin INGEBRETSON
 INGEBRETSON, Irene T. (CONNORS) 04 Jan 1919
Emmetsburg IA
28 May 2014
Rochester MN
OBITUARY
World War II Veteran
U.S. Navy clerk
daughter of Jack & Loretta (COLLINS) CONNORS
married 1941 Max INGEBRETSON
INGEBRETSON, John 18 Feb 1854
Cook Co. IL
08 Jun 1901
BIOGRAPHY
son of Ingebret & Annie INGEBRETSON
married 19 Feb 1880
Mary HANSON
"Father"
INGEBRETSON, Julia Matilda 02 Mar 1881 13 May 1956 "Daughter of John & Mary INGEBRETSON"
 INGEBRETSON, SSgt. Kenneth L. 26 Apr 1920 K.I.A. 10 Feb 1945
Battle of Manilla, Luzon
OBITUARY
World War II, U.S. Army
Co. E, 129th Inf. Reg. 37th Div.
enlisted Feb 1942
interred American Cemetery, Luzon Island
son of Melvin & INGEBRETSON
 INGEBRETSON, Mac W. 1924 1971 World War II Veteran
married 1942 Irene T. CONNORS
INGEBRETSON, Mary (HANSON) 27 Mar 1862
Gratiot WI
24 Sep 1923
Gratiot WI
BIOGRAPHY
daughter of Martin & Bertha HANSON
married 19 Feb 1880 John INGEBRETSON
"Mother"
INGEBRETSON, Melvin 29 Jan 1889 11 Feb 1889 gravestone shared with Infant Daughter INGEBRETSON
INGEBRETSON, Melvin A.     spouse of Minnie L. INGEBRETSON
"Parents of Kenneth, Evelyn, Max, Marybelle"
INGEBRETSON, Minnie L. 1889 1986 spouse of Melvin A. INGEBRETSON
"Parents of Kenneth, Evelyn, Max, Marybelle"
INGEBRETSON, Orville 05 Jul 1900 09 Aug 1930 "Son"
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J      
JENSEN, Bine (BERTLESEN) 06 May 1868 27 Apr 1906 "Wife of J. C. JENSEN"
married 02 Jan 1888
Julius C. JENSEN (1864-1924), inter. Clear Lake Cemetery
JENSEN, Matildah M. 21 Apr 1906
Thornton IA
22 Apr 1906
Thornton IA
daughter of Julius C. & Bine (BERTLESEN) JENSEN
twin sister of Soren J. JENSEN
JENSEN, Soren J. 21 Apr 1906
Thornton IA
07 May 1906
Thornton IA
son of Julius C. & Bine (BERTLESEN)
twin brother of Matildah M. JENSEN
 JENSEN, William M. "Bill" 19 May 1888
Thornton IA
08 Sep 1964
AE 76y
Clear Lake IA
OBITUARY
World War I Veteran
PVT., Co. 1 Development B.N. IOWA
son of Julius C. & Bine (BERTLESEN) JENSEN
Jonasen, Joahn M. 13 Apr 1820 08 Sep 1892
AE 72y 5m 3d
"Fader"
NOTE: Stone is engraved in Norwegian
JUHL, Axel 1882 1971 spouse of Katherine JUHL
JUHL, Einer 1932 1932  
JUHL, Katherine 1888 1971 spouse of Axel JUHL
JUHL, Mettie Marie 13 Jun 1854 20 Aug 1914 "Wife of Hans N. PETERSEN"
JUHL'S, Infant Daughter   1926 gravestone shared with Infant Son
JUHL'S, Infant Son   1928 gravestone shared with Infant Daughter
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K      
KIESLICK, Ernest Ray 1936 1936 "Infant"
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M      
 MABB, Duane Charles 06 Apr 1926
Thornton IA
05 Dec 2015
AE 89y
Mason City IA
OBITUARY
World War II Veteran
U.S. Army Air Corp
son of Dale & Clara (INGEBRETSON) MABB
married 19 Jun 1949
Shirley L. SHONEMANN
"Parents of Jane & Suzanne"
MABB, Shirley L. 1926x 1997 married 19 Jun 1949
Duane Charles MABB
"Parents of Jane & Suzanne"
MARTENSEN, Christell Marie 25 Feb 1909 13 Jul 1911 "Safely in His arms."
MILLER, Miss B. C. 25 Jan 1860 17 Mar 1893  
MILLER, Helen 1832 1920  
MILLER, Peter M. 1831 1900  
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N      
NIELSEN, Elnora C. 1909 1930 gravestone shared with infant daughters
"Mother"
NIELSEN, Infant Daughters 1930 1930 gravestone shared with "Mother"  Elnora C. NIELSEN
NIELSEN, Leona M. 1907 1993 spouse of Raymond J. NIELSEN
NIELSEN, Raymond J. 1909 2005 spouse of Leona M. NIELSEN
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O      
OELKERS, John "Herman" Wilhelm 02 Aug 1916
Franklin Co. IA
30 Nov 1996
Cerro Gordo Co. IA
son of Johann Friedrich Hermann & Anna Katherena Marie (KRUCKENBERG) OELKER
married Nov 28, 1945 Jessie L., b. 1921
OLSON, Cudrum Amelia 30 May 1912 10 Sep 1914 gravestone shared with Jennie Elizabeth OLSON
"Daughters of C. & B. OLSON"
OLSON, Jennie Elizabeth 20 Nov 1910 14 Sep 1914 gravestone shared with Cudrum Amelia OLSON
"Daughters of C. & B. OLSON"
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P      
PETERSEN, Baby Daughter 22 Apr 1954 22 Apr 1954  
PETESEN, Hans N. 01 Dec 1862 19 Jul 1939  
PETERSEN, Henry J. 01 Dec 1852 16 Jul 1886  
PETERSEN, Mahilda 23 Jan 1858 27 Jan 1916 "Mother"
PETERSEN, Soren 21 Feb 1862 23 Jan 1897
AE 3m
"Son of S. & M. PETERSEN"
PETERSEN, Soren 21 Feb 1862 17 Jun 1939 "Father"
POLSDOFER, Anna C. 01 Mar 1866 19 Oct 1944  
POLSDOFER, Henry W. 01 Mar 1866 06 Dec 1937  
PROCTOR,
Laurine Margaret (PARK)
11 Nov 1918
Cerro Gordo Co. IA
28 Apr 2001
Sheffield IA
daughter of
Anton Christian & Elsie M. (HOLLATZ) PARK
spouse of
Thomas Richard PROCTOR
PROCTOR,
Thomas Richard
03 Oct 1915
Cerro Gordo Co. IA
08 Dec 1984
Rockwell IA
spouse of
Laurine Margaret (PARK)
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R      
RENBERG, Arlene Larraine 1929 1932 "Daughter of Bert P. & Ina RENBERG"
RENBERG, Bert P. 1898 1975 spouse of Ina RENBERG
RENBERG, Ina 13 Feb 1909 00 Jul 1980 spouse of Bert P. RENBERG
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S      
SCHERMER, Edward Walter 03 Jul 1917
Franklin Co. IA
28 Dec 2007
Clear Lake IA
son of Johannes Christoph Edward & Anna Katherine (SCHMITT) SCHERMER
"Married 19 Dec 1939"   Iowa Falls IA
Garnet M. NEUBAUER
"Parents of Lurlin, Lynn, Loren, Joellen"
SCHERMER, Garnet M. (NEUBAUER) 02 Jul 1921
Iowa
24 Dec 2009
AE 88y
Hubbard IA
OBITUARY
daughter of Fred Henry Herman & Erna (ZIEBELL) NEUBAUER
"Married 19 Dec 1939"   Iowa Falls IA
Edward Walter SCHERMER
"Parents of Lurlin, Lynn, Loren, Joellen"
SCHMIDT, Marinus 13 May 1882 02 Aug 1906  
SCHOLEMANN, Sena 1893 1989  
 SCHOLEMANN, William 21 Sep 1895 16 May 1984 World War I Veteran
PFC, U.S. Army
spouse of Grace M. SCHONEMANN
"Parents of Virginia, Shirley, Pauline, [illegible]
SCHONEMANN, Grace M. 1902 197 spouse of William SCHONEMANN
"Parents of Virginia, Shirley, Pauline, [illegible]
SCHONMANN, Hans 1854 1934 "Father"
SCHONEMANN, Lauritz 1885 1956 "Son"
SCHONEMANN, Marie 1855 1945 "Mother"
 SCHONEMAN, Marion Denny 08 Jul 1924
Britt IA
14 Mar 2016
AE 91y
Mason City IA
OBITUARY
U.S. Army veteran
married 24 Dec 1950 Thornton IA
Pauline "Polly" SCHONEMANN
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W      
WONSMOS, Albert 1899 1958 spouse of Bernice M. WONSMOS
WONSMOS, Anne 09 Sep 1863 28 May 1953 spouse of Theodore P. WONSMOS
WONSMOS, Bernice M. 1909 20 Mar 2000 spouse of Albert WONSMOS
WONSMOS, Charlotte P. 1906 1926  
WONSMOS, Christian 1897 1961  
WONSMOS,
Hazel Marie
02 Feb 1915
Jackson MN
07 Jan 2004
AE 88y
Mason City IA
OBITUARY
daughter of
Marius & Ida (ROSEDAHL) OREDSEN
married 15 Nov 1948
Chris WONSMOS
WONSMOS, Louise M. 25 Dec 1892 09 Jul 1960 spouse of Walter T. WONSMOS
WONSMOS, Marius M. 1907 1981 spouse of Helen L. WONSMOS
WONSMOS, Steven M. 17 Jul 1944 03 Aug 1944 "Son"
 WONSMOS, Theodore P. 17 May 1860 10 Mar 1920 Veteran
spouse of Anne WONSMOS
WONSMOS, Walter T. 30 Sep 1902 20 May 1978 spouse of Louise M. WONSMOS
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Y      
YOUNGE, Luther Adolphe 21 Aug 1917
Cerro Gordo County
19 Oct 2000
Sheffield IA
spouse of Margaret Anna OELKERS
"Parents of Gary, Mary, Robert, Ronald and Barbara"
YOUNGE, Margaret Anna (OELKERS) 08 Feb 1918
Franklin Co. IA
13 Feb 2005
Mason City IA
spouse of Luther Adolphe YOUNGE
"Parents of Gary, Mary, Robert, Ronald and Barbara"
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Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, March of 2016

 


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