updated 07/20/2016


Eastside Cemetery
aka Elkader City cemetery
Elkader, Boardman twp. Clayton county, Iowa



A - G

H-O * P-Z


Note! This burial list & information is being compiled from obituaries, gravestone photos, WPA graves registration, SSDI records, census records, veteran burial records & newspaper articles. It is not yet a complete listing & will be updated as additional burials are found. You can help - do you know of a burial in the Elkader East Side cemetery that isn't listed? Dates? Corrections?

*The WPA records were transcribed by Phyllis Montour and have been merged into the burial list.
*Richard O'Brien has contributed names, dates & other info. from the Allamakee county Death Records ACDR and Veterans Affairs records (VAR). Some of the ACDR give funeral home - they are abreviated as follows:
Schultz Funeral home =SFH
Martin Funeral home =MFH

*Gravestone photos have been contributed for this cemetery by many people. Do you have any to share?
View gravestone photos for Eastside cemetery

*Obituaries have been contributed for some of the people in Eastside cemetery. Do you have one to share?
Clayton co. Obituary Board & Allamakee co. Obituary Board


Name Birth Death Comments
Adams, Charles 1858 05/16/193?  
Adams, Elly     dates illegible on gravestone
Adams, Howard 1834    
Adams, Jacob   1875? ssa Sarah S.
Adams, Milo 1816 1863  
Adams, Polly Maria nee Howard 1834 1918 w/o Nic
Adams, S. M. 1850 1885  
Adams, Samuel Nicholas 'Nic' 03/11/1832 02/16/1924 h/o Polly; s/o Samuel & Susan (Shobart); Co. B 1st IA Cav.
Adams, Samuel S.   04/22/1866 age 72y
Adams, Sarah S. nee Wetherhold 1800 11/09/1884 84y 8m 23d; ssa Jacob
Adams, William 1847 03/05/1863  
Allen, Emma nee Halverson   08/07/1949 age 72y; w/o Ole
Allen, Ole     h/o Emma
Alitz, Fredricka nee Kelpin   1902 w/o Friedrich
Anderson, Lenora Mae nee Possehl 04/02/1932 09/26/2008 w/o Merlin; d/o Ralph & Lenora (Olson)
Anderson, Merlin L. 'Mert' 05/18/1929 05/24/2011 h/o Lenora; s/o Mervin & Lillian (Wold); US Army Veteran, Korean war
Asmus, August F. 09/13/1901 05/31/1918  
Asmus, Bena Lauer   03/26/1992 w/o Henry
Asmus, Marie M. nee Schrampfer 01/23/1882 10/14/1952 w/o Karl; d/o Blades
       
Baade, Clarence William   09/10/1977 h/o Hulda
Baade, Hulda Minnie Henrietta nee Kalke 01/12/1911 08/03/2004 w/o Clarence W.; d/o Fritz & Anna (Mahnke)
Baars, Amy Lavon 'Lou' nee Stahl 10/19/1914 06/18/1970 w/o Alfred; d/o Fred J. & Caroline (Wolter)
Baars, Alfred R. 02/10/1900 04/21/1950 h/o Amy Lou; s/o Henry & Augusta
Baars, Fred 1856 1925  
Bachtell, David 12/18/1819 02/18/1891 ssa Susanna
Bachtell, Marshall W. 1822 04/07/1907  
Bachtell, Susannah nee Davis 05/06/1919 03/13/1891 w/o David
Bahls, Irene M. nee Polkow 1906 1992 w/o William F.
Bahls, William F. 1904 1954 h/o Irene
Baker, George 1805 05/26/1880  
Bandow, Elizabeth Ann 'Peg' Pettit, nee Jeffers 1915 2003 1st h/Charles Pettit, 2nd h/Mr. Bandow (see also Pettit)
Bandow, Louise nee Radloff 1872 1930 w/o Gottfried JR
Bandow, Gottfried SR 1822 11/08/1894  
Bandow, Gottfried JR 1856 1923 "Father"; h/o Louise
Bandow, Leroy 05/27/1908 04/28/1975  
Barghahn, Frank 1847 1918  
Barghahn, Louise Reinke nee Nordman 12/08/1847 02/22/1928 1st h/Fred Reinke; 2nd h/Franz Barghahn (d. 6/21/1915)
Barnard, Harrison 1842 1924  
Barnum, Harlow   1866  
Barnum, Harriet A.   1865  
Barske, Chalotte 1818 1904  
Barske, Ernst 1816 1881  
Barske, Fred      
Barske, Reinhart 1857 1890  
Barske, William F. 10/03/1849 05/14/1911  
Baumgartner, Earl G. 08/03/1928 09/19/2009 h/o Inge Ruff; s/o Elmer & Gladys; Sgt 1st Class, Co B, 17th Div., Korean War
Baumgartner, Elmer Richard 1901 08/28/1966 h/o Gladys
Baumgartner, Gladys V. nee Olson 1907 2007 w/o Elmer; d/o Ole G. & Ella (Sorum)
Bayless, Frank Davis 10/09/1840 03/07/1920 h/o Harriet; Co. C 2nd MN Infantry & Co B, 3rd MN Infantry; Iowa State Senator; d. in Los Angeles
Bayless, Harriet nee Dresser 10/09/1843 08/29/1932 w/o Frank D.; d/o Calvin & Sally (Hawkins)
Bayless, John R. 1868 03/17/1923 s/o Frank & Harriet
Becker, Charlotte 1854 1928  
Becker, John F. 1850 1911  
Becker, John W. 1841 07/06/1906  
Becker, William 1855 1885  
Beer, Christian 1834 1915  
Beer, Marie      
Behn, Doris      
Behn, Henry John Jungen 1850 04/13/1914  
Behn, Mabel M.   11/16/1995 age 94y
Behrens, Jessie nee Hulbert   06/05/1989 w/o Vallie
Behrens, Vallie   1975 h/o Jessie
Bell, Howard James 02/28/1937 08/26/2007 h/o Berdina House; s/o Robert & Esther (Miller); US Army veteran
Benschneider, Henry 12/24/1869 07/13/1955 h/o Ida Lundt; s/o August
Benson, Jane   1870  
Benson, Jennie C. nee Brownson   02/26/1871 w/o Moses; d/o Horace
Bente, Eunice   1903  
Bente, Henry 1867 1935 h/o Ida; s/o Wm & Margaret (Cress)
Bente, Ida nee Miller 1870 01/??/1939 w/o Henry; d/o Fred & Doras (Ortman)
Bente, Leighton Julius 11/22/1913 10/11/2004 h/o Ellen Leuchtenmacher; s/o Mike & Rose (Dettmann)
Bente, Lloyd Vernon 06/28/1924 03/31/1991 h/o Kathleen Bissell; s/o Fred & Clara (Christofferson)
Bente, Margaretha nee Cress 1850 1923 w/o William
Bente, Merlyn Henry 12/20/1904 03/29/1978 s/o John & Lena (Possehl) Bente
Bente, Michael 03/25/1880 12/26/1948 h/o Rose; s/o William & Margaret (Kress)
Bente, Rose Marie nee Dettmann 04/16/1889 01/27/1963 w/o Michael; d/o Julius & Alvina (Hamann)
Bente, William 1842 1910 h/o Margaretha
Berg, Minnie Mae 1877 1923  
Bernard, Ransom Drips, MD 08/08/1882 07/07/1961 h/o Bernice Corlette (d. 1958); s/o Henry H. & Madge (Drips); WWI vet
Beyer, Otto H. 1873 12/30/1903  
Biederman, LaVon Lucille nee Gamm 03/27/1923 02/19/2013 w/o Lloyd G.; d/o John & Anna (Burrack)
Bigler, Richard   04/30/2002 age 96y
Bishop, H. C. 1852 1921  
Boardman, Elisha   12/16/1866 39y 10m 24d; Capt. Co D. 21st Iowa Inf., Civil War
Boardman, Elisha   08/05/1876 95y
Boardman, Roland C.      
Boettcher, Christ 1827 1887  
Boettcher, Ernest 1870 1924  
Boettcher, Hattie 1881 1903  
Boettcher, Henry M. 1879 1933  
Boettcher, Wilhelmina 1842 1934  
Bohnert, Joseph 1814 1893  
Bohnert, Joseph 12/11/1890 07/02/1893  
Boots, Augusta A. nee Alitz 12/15/1867 05/10/1957 w/o Warren S.
Boots, Gene R. 08/15/1936 09/28/2009 s/o Ramon & Breta (Lenth); US Navy veteran
Boots, Pearl Irene nee Essick 10/22/1898 05/23/1959 w/o Ira; d/o Joseph
Boots, Warren Samuel 08/20/1868 05/08/1944 h/o Augusta A.
Borman, George 1804 01/11/1890  
Borman, Hannah      
Brabrant, Dorothy 1814 1902  
Branch, John E. 1832 09/12/1925  
Brettschneider, John 1885 1918  
Broel, Peter 1841 08/27/1916  
Brownson, Anstress 1752 1841 WPA: husband died 1838
Brownson, Horace D. 1798 04/18/1876  
Brust, Angeline      
Brust, John V. 1864 1935  
Bucholtz, George 1903 1928  
Bunting, Charles F. 1865 1916  
Bunting, Charlotte nee Heitman 06/04/1840 07/13/1922 w/o John
Bunting, Herman 1879 1914  
Bunting, John 11/01/1837 02/16/1925 h/o Charlotte
Bunting, Valmah E. 'John'   09/05/2001 h/o Phyllis Clark; US Navy, WWII, Pearl Harbor; Alert! Obit is unclear if he is buried in East Side or in Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola, FL
Burling, Anna L. Hagensick nee Staack 11/03/1884 04/08/1971 1st h/Frank Hagensick (d. 5/5/1938), 2nd h/Wm H. Burling (d. 3/30/1969); d/o Carl & Sophia (Paegel)
Butikofer, Dennis Lee 05/25/1936 08/01/2012 h/o JoAnn Fette; s/o Lawrence L. & Carolyn (Weigand)
Butts, George W. 02/08/1866 07/24/1910 h/o Lillian
Butts, Lillian nee Wood 1877 1953 1st w/o George W., remarried to Casper Klinkel
       
Campbell, Eliza      
Campbell, James 1856 1938  
Carpenter, Alice nee Howard, MD   01/03/1917 2nd w/o Arthur J.
Carpenter, Alice nee Patterson, MD 03/18/1877 06/19/1903 1st w/o Arthur J.; d/o Dr. & Mrs. H.S. Patterson
Carpenter, Arthur Jones 06/16/1871 11/17/1930 h/o 1st Alice, 2nd Alice, 3rd Katherine Beamer; s/o Lorin & Mary (Andrews)
Carter, E. V. 1810 04/21/1866 Major, U.S. Army paymaster
Carter, Mary H.      
Cheeseman, Lavon nee Kruse 1921 10/15/2006 w/o Robert
Cheeseman, Mary     see Mary Underwood
Cheeseman, Mary Ann 07/04/1836 01/27/1900 w/o William
Cheeseman, Robert E. 1918 03/10/1989 h/o Lavon
Cheeseman, William 12/21/1821 1901 h/o Mary Ann
Clark, Fred A.   1950  
Clark, Ulysses S. 1863 1929  
Clift, Frances B. 12/26/1889 01/22/1901  
Clinton, Margie   1911  
Clough, Sarah F. Smith nee Ramsey   06/07/1902 1st h/Lawrencee Smith, 2nd h/G.W. Clough
Cole, Charles 1812 11/29/1895  
Conrad, Robert Wilke 06/13/1922 02/04/1959 U.S. Army Air Corps, WWII
Coobs, Gladys Emma nee Glawe 01/02/1915 05/27/2003 w/o William J.; d/o Albert & Lucinda (Gottschalk)
Coobs, William John   09/04/1961 h/o Gladys
Cook Alfred W.   02/27/1989 h/o Irene
Cook, Almeron 08/01/1849 03/07/1934 h/o Flora; s/o A.D. & Caroline (Schemihorn)
Cook, Andrew J. 12/231865 01/23/1934 h/o Mary Ann; s/o Henry & Mary (Bachman)
Cook, Bernice Gertrude nee Williamson 02/25/1875 06/29/1963 w/o Fayette; d/o Henry & Mary (Williams)
Cook, Fayett     10 yrs 6 mo 10 dys (may be 19y), dates no longer legible
Cook, Fayette A. 'Fred' 10/28/1880 07/5/1950 h/o Bernice; s/o Almeron & Flora
Cook, Flora Ann Atwood 1855 1931 w/o Almeron
Cook, Greenville   1879 24y
Cook, Harold A. 1899 1936 s/o Fayette & Bernice
Cook, Irene nee Jensen 12/30/1897 06/06/1992 w/o Alfred W.; d/o Jens & Olia (Olson)
Cook, Jacob D. 07/12/1861 09/13/1927 h/o Lena
Cook, Lena nee Kelpien 1862 1931 w/o J.D.
Cook, Mary Ann nee West 02/01/1873 06/23/1948 w/o Andrew J.; d/o William & Elizabeth
Coon, Artemus 1793 1872  
Cords, Arnold F. 01/03/1913 05/04/1996 h/o Eileen O.; PFC US Army, WWII veteran
Cords, Eileen Olive nee Reichart 05/23/1921 04/26/1974 w/o Arnold F.; d/o Charlie & Anna
Cords, Hattie L. nee Uecker 1880 1971 w/o Philip J.
Cords, Henry D. 06/20/1867 08/19/1943 h/o Marie; s/o Charles & Hannah (Mirman)
Cords, Marie M. nee Stallbaum 06/12/1875 04/27/1939 w/o Henry; d/o Peter & Catherine
Cords, Paulina 01/26/1861 01/31/1950 d/o Charles & Hannah (Mirman)
Cords, Philip J. 1877 1963 h/o Hattie
Corts, Henry 1832 05/13/1897 h/o Marie
Costigan, John Clark 04/20/1917 02/23/2004 h/o Marjorie Witt; s/o John & Gertrude (Smith); US Army Corps of Engineers, WWII
Crowe, Fannie      
Crowe, William 1842 08/06/1920  
       
Dahling, Eva   1905  
Dahling, Maria 1845 1926  
Dahling, William 1848 1926  
Daugherty, Abel 1834 1905  
Daugherty, Hariet      
Davidson, Margaret F.      
Davidson, Thomas Marion 12/19/1838 12/06/1923 Co. F 16th U. S. Inf., G.A.R.
Davis, James 1790 1872  
Davis, Jane B. Kearney   1880  
Davis, Louis 1824 1890  
Davis, Oakley F. 1827 1908  
Davis, Susan 1829 1862  
Davis, Susan   1883  
Davis, Timothy 1794 1872  
Degenford, Harry P.   04/29/1984 age 88y; h/o Ruth; Veteran
Dennert, F. W. 1843 02/25/1887  
Dettmann, Luella Josephine nee Larson 12/07/1917 06/07/2004 1st h/Aaron Tieden (d. 09/25/1962); 2nd h/Myron Dettmann (d. 10/29/1987); d/o John & Louise (Smerud)
Dittmer, Kathryn nee Dohrer 07/27/1861 02/16/1953 w/o Martin
Dittmer, Martin 1858 1914 h/o Kathryn
Doeppke, Ivan F.   10/16/1990 64y; h/o Arlene; s/o William
Dohrer, Charles 1875 05/22/1937 h/o Augusta Meyer
Dohrer, Charles Rudolph 03/31/1920 01/01/1963 h/o Donna Moritz; s/o Charles & Augusta (Meyer); US Army, 80th QM co., WWII
Dohrer, Harold C. 06/05/1912 11/27/2010 h/o Bernice Simons
Dohrer, Henry 1832 10/10/1911  
Dohrer, John A. 1835 04/25/1918 Co. F 4 IA Inf.
Dohrer, Marie Frederike nee Hammann 02/16/1850 09/16/1910 w/o John A.
Doty, Levi 1824 03/03/1894 h/o Rebecca
Doty, Rebecca nee Jones 09/26/1818 11/12/1892 w/o Levi
Downie, Agness 1836 1854  
Downie, John 1800 1866  
Downie, John 01/18/1823 09/21/1884 h/o Ruth
Downie, Rose E. 1868 04/27/1903 ssa John & Ruth
Downie, Ruth 02/02/1833 03/11/1903 w/o John; b. in Perry, Wyoming Co., NY - info. from Richard Williams, g-nephew
Downie, Zeruah 1835 1846  
Drips, Ann nee Bull 07/10/1831 03/10/1901 w/o Thomas G.; d/o Francis & Elizabeth
Drips, Francis W.   10/13/1854 aged 15m; s/o Thos. G. & Ann
Drips, Helen Jeannette nee Luker 05/25/1924 10/04/2012 w/o Lynn T.; d/o Otto & Nora (Henke)
Drips, Lynn T.   08/15/2004 h/o Helen
Drips, Thomas G. 10/20/1820 12/27/1868 h/o Ann; Mexican War veteran and Captain, Co. E, 27th IA Inf., Civil War
Druyor, Inez L. 1904 2003 w/o J. Alvin
Druyor, J. Alvin 1903 1990 h/o Inez
Durkee, Lovina C. 1819 05/28/1892 WPA: name on monument with "Place"
       
Eaton, Charles Irwin SR 'Chuck' 08/19/1933 01/08/2007 h/o Constance; s/o Harold & Eva (Frank); US Air Force veteran
Eaton, Constance J. 'Connie' nee Daily 03/13/1934 03/12/2004 w/o Charles I.; d/o Melvin & Delia (Seim)
Ebendort, Amelia   1887  
Ebendorf, Frederick   1887  
Eberhardt, LeRoy Louis 08/26/1921 04/11/1986 h/o LaNida Glawe; s/o Louis & Elta (Kalke)
Eberhardt, LuVern H. 06/06/1931 07/31/2001 h/o Lucille Cords; s/o Louis & Elta (Kalke); US Navy veteran
Edwards, Alva C. 1905 1982 ssa Vera
Edwards, Carol Marie nee Boots 09/26/1901 10/07/1978 1st husb/ Arnie Waldeman Sandbeck; 2nd husb/ George A. Edwards
Edwards, Vera R. 1914 2004 ssa Alva
Eggiman, Jacob A. 1845 1932  
Ehrhardt, Anna   1863  
Ehrhardt, Charles E. 1857 1925  
Ehrhardt, George   10/21/1966 aged 98y
Ehrhardt, George Carl 10/19/1885 05/27/1960 h/o Henrietta; s/o E.C. & Elizabeth (Brockman)
Ehrhardt, Henrietta nee Steen     w/o George C.
Ehrhardt, John   1908  
Ehrhardt, John 1863 1938  
Ehrhardt, Lizzie 1858 1919  
Ehrlich, Frederick 1820 02/05/1901  
Ellis, Ardelia 1824 1897  
Ellis, Edna 1881 1902  
Ellis, Joseph 1812 1879  
Ellis, Leona R. 1847 1914  
Ellsworth, son   02/12/1881 3y; s/o Mr. & Mrs. Ellsworth of Read twp.
Elvers, ?? 1860 1932 "Father"
Elvers, Arthur G.   07/09/1984 72y; h/o LaNelle
Elvers, Marie L. 1895 1968 w/o Otto H.
Elvers, Otto H. 1892 1960 h/o Marie
Engelhardt, Allan R. 1924 2002 h/o Betty P.
Erickson, Blanche June nee Boots 06/30/1909 04/30/1940 w/o Paul A.
Erickson, Paul Anthony 02/05/1931 01/15/2000 h/o Blanche - Alert! He has a gravestone in East Side but is buried in San Bernardino co., CA
       
Falkenhainer, Benjamin F. 1864 02/06/1924 h/o Kate
Falkenhainer, Kate nee Schmidt 10/22/1866 04/12/1937 w/o Ben; d/o Wolfgang & Pauline
Feller, John 1875 10/15/1913  
Fick, Dorthea 1845 1907  
Fick, Ludwig 1830 1907 Note: monument marked Kuehl
Fishel, Robert Louis 04/26/1923 06/17/1973 h/o Ivanelle Meenan; s/o Robert & Emma (Boehm)
Fisco, Barbara G.   07/09/1984 57y; w/o Thor
Forbes, Warren S.   12/25/1861 Co. E 9 IA Inf.
Folansby, Ina 1878 1894  
Freitag, Glendor Henry Carl 04/28/1907 05/30/1975 h/o Vera; s/o Wm. & Mary
Freitag, Harry William 04/01/1897 02/12/1972 h/o Viola; s/o Henry F. & Dorothea (Witte)
Freitag, Vera Louise nee Breitsprecher 01/17/1908 01/15/1996 w/o Glendor; d/o Albert & Ella (Hoth)
Freitag, Viola A. nee Meyers 08/24/1900 11/27/1976 w/o Harry W.
Friend, ?? 1853 1925 "Father"
Friend, Otto 1877 1915  
       
Gage, Dorothy Louise Rodenberg nee Schrunk 03/18/1923 11/02/2005 1st h/unkn. Rodenberg, 2nd h/Duane Gage; d/o William & Elizabeth (Torry)
Gage, Duane Andrew 'Shorty' 01/17/1928 05/25/2014 1st w/Dorothy Thomas Shippy (d. 1958), 2nd w/Dorothy; s/o McKinley & Martha (Malary); U.S. Army Veteran, Korea
Garcken, Frank P. 1856 1932  
Gehring, William 11/19/1897 06/18/1992 h/o Nettie Johnson (d. 12/13/1957); s/o Frank & Mary A. (Kimpson)
Gerdes, Albert 1837 03/22/1904  
Gifford, Gid   01/??/1939 age 88y; died in St. Paul, MN
Gifford, Henry (Rev.) 1809 1881  
Gifford, Lucetta 1811 1887  
Gilbert, Eliza B. nee Murdock 1819 07/??/1885 w/o James L.
Gilbert, James Lovell 04/14/1818 03/16/1899 h/o Eliza B.
Glawe, Edward L.   12/??/1962  
Glawe, Harold H. 09/17/1926 05/19/1966 h/o Bernice Schmalfeld; s/o Herman & Louisa
Glawe, Henry   01/??/1948  
Glawe, Herman 10/11/1879 12/08/1935 h/o Louisa
Glawe, Ina Ida nee Vogt 02/17/1891 01/07/1955 w/o Ed L.; d/o F.W. Vogt
Glawe, Louisa Marie nee Polkow 05/02/1883 05/02/1961 w/o Herman; d/o Gottfried & Maria (John)
Glawe, Tena nee Hoth 06/07/1883 02/04/1974 w/o Henry C.; d/o John & Elise (Meier)
Glesne, Myrtle nee Houg 1910 01/--/2004 w/o Raymond O.; d/o Christian K. & Julia (Ruroden)
Glesne, Riley 1861 1909  
Godden, Theodore Lawrence 08/14/1905 12/22/1961 h/o Edith Fairweather; s/o Herbert & Margaret (Chettinger); WWII veteran
Goings, Ken 11/28/1945 08/09/2004 h/o Ruth A. Trepton; s/o Paul & Ardith (Oleson)
Gossman, ?? 1821 03/21/1912 "Father"
Gould, Clarence   1883  
Gregory, Lilly Mae   1873  
Griess, George   02/05/1881 s/o Edward
Griffith, David Golden 1845 1910 h/o Mary Ann
Griffith, Harry L. 1872 1937  
Griffith, Mary Ann nee Carpenter 1845 1917 w/o David G.
Gotewohl, H. C. 1838 11/24/1897  
Gusta, Gustave 08/19/1846 08/20/1937 h/o Minnie
Gusta, Minnie nee Schmidt     w/o Gustave

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