IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.
updated 09/09/2017


Farmersburg - Wagner Cemetery
aka Wagner cemetery
Sec. 24, NE/NE Wagner twp.

Surnames
A-J * K-M * N-Z & unknown

photo taken by James Lenth


Birds-eye photo from Bing maps


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Clayton co. Obituary Board * Allamakee co. Obituary Board

Data sources:
*Photographic gravestone survey done by Reid R. Johnson, fall 2015
*Iowa WPA cemetery records - transcribed by Phyllis Montour
*Allamakee co. Death Records (ACDR) & Dubuque co. Death Records (DCDR) - contributed by R. O'Brien
*Researcher contributions as credited
*Additional information, corrections & family notes from obituaries, gravestone inscriptions, newspapers, wills & probate records, census & military records and SSDI - researched & compiled by S. Ferrall, February-March 2016

Name Born Died Comments
Nese, Chris 1897 1968  
Nielsen, Niels 1826 1901  
Nielson, Peter 1866 1941  
Oelke, Arabelle 'Belle' nee Little 11/22/1875 11/01/1963 w/o Helmuth
Oelke, Bradley - 12/05/1938 infant s/o Lester & Alta/Elta
Oelke, Carroll 1900 1974 h/o Helen
Oelke, Carroll Edward 05/16/1926 04/22/2003 PVT US Army Air Forces, WWII
Oelke, Edward Carl 10/11/1929 03/15/1949 s/o Gaylord & Iva
Oelke, Edwin C. 09/22/1872 03/09/1924 h/o Mary
Oelke, Elta nee Schievelbein 1897 1950 w/o Lester
Oelke, Gaylord Christopfer 10/09/1900 07/09/1982 h/o Iva D.; s/o Edwin & Mary; d. Postville hosp.; SFH; ACDR
Oelke, Gordon - 07/27/1917 infant s/o Lester & Alta/Elta
Oelke, Gwendolyn 02/28/1915 09/21/1934 d/o Helmuth & Belle; Note: obit has DOB 1916
Oelke, Helen nee Reardon 1907 2003 w/o Carroll
Oelke, Helmuth A. 08/21/1869 11/29/1963 h/o Belle; s/o William
Oelke, Henry F. 1870 02/17/1950 h/o Theresa J.
Oelke, Hugo Henry 1890 05/12/1956 h/o Olga; s/o Wm. H. & Caroline (Schmalfeld); Veteran WWI
Oelke, Iva Dorothea nee Palas 04/22/1908 04/19/1989 w/o Gaylord C.
Oelke, Lester Emmanuel 09/21/1894 01/01/1966 h/o Elta; s/o Edward & Mary (Kluth)
Oelke, Mary W. nee Kluth 11/20/1873 09/01/1961 w/o Edwin
Oelke, Olga Ella nee Mahnke 12/14/1903 05/31/1986 w/o Hugo; d/o August & Minna (Reichkof)
Oelke, Theresa J. nee Looby 1873 1949 w/o Henry F.
Palas, Bennett Lee 04/14/1949 10/1?/1955 s/o Gerald & Verda (Zurcher)
Palas, Gerald Herbert 05/20/1926 11/07/2003 h/o Verda; s/o Arthur; Tech4 U.S. Army, WWII
Palas, Verda Mae nee Zurcher - - w/o Gerald
Pate, Russell F. - - h/o Virginia
Pate, Virginia Jean nee Miller 06/08/1943 04/03/2014 w/o Russell; d/o Eugene B.
Payne, A. L.   02/06/1867 age 29y 1m 15d; Co. E 27th IA. Inf; ssa D.T. Payne
Payne, D. T.   05/19/1863 age 20y 4m 7d; 13rd US Reg. Inf., "killed at Vicksburg"; ssa A.L. Payne
Payne, Elisha   07/21/1860 age 57y 6m ?d
Pritchard, Gary L. - - h/o Rita
Pritchard, Rita F. - - w/o Gary
Probert, James Oscar JR 02/23/1915 04/03/1984 h/o Marie C.; s/o James O. & Bertha (Heiden)
Probert, Marie C. nee Strien 1915 11/08/2001 w/o James O. JR
Radloff, Alice Anna Friederika nee Buckman 04/13/1906 12/04/1996 w/o Carl; d/o Wm & Anna (Harnack)
Radloff, Carl Friedrich Bernhard 11/15/1862 08/22/1920 h/o Wilhelmina; s/o Fritz & Maria (Henning)
Radloff, Carl T.   07/13/1985 h/o Alice
Radloff, Constance 'Conk' 10/15/1912 06/06/1994 d/o Louis & Ruth
Radloff, D'wayne William 01/12/1936 04/13/1937 s/o Lawrence & Ina
Radloff, George Carl 04/15/1890 01/16/1981 h/o Laura; s/o Carl & Whilhemina
Radloff, Georgia nee Hackworth 03/17/1922 09/07/2009 w/o Glenn E.; d/o George W. & Minnie E. (Grayson)
Radloff, Gertrude D. 12/20/1920 03/09/2004 w/o Virgil E.
Radloff, Glenn E. 1918 - h/o Georgia; s/o Louis A.; U.S. Army veteran WWII
Radloff, Ina S. nee Ihlenfeldt 1917 2014 w/o Lawrence
Radloff, Kenneth 1922 - ssa Laura & George
Radloff, Laura Marie nee Reinke 03/02/1894 06/21/1973 w/o George; d/o William & Wilhelmine (Polkow)
Radloff, Lawrence William 'Shorty' 10/22/1912 05/25/1967 h/o Ina; s/o William & Wilhelmina (Glawe); died at Onamia, MN
Radloff, Louis 1885 1976 h/o Ruth
Radloff, Minnie nee Glawe 1884 1968 w/o Wm
Radloff, Ruth nee Matthews 1890 1960 h/o Louis
Radloff, Ruth Ann 01/25/1956 04/26/1956 d/o Glenn
Radloff, Verdene W.   1926  
Radloff, Virgil Earl 10/04/1919 05/01/2006 h/o Gertrude D.; Veteran
Radloff, Wilhelmina nee Klinkenberg 1861 1943 w/o Carl
Radloff, William Henry Louis 06/07/1883 08/07/1957 h/o Minnie; s/o Carl & Caroline (Mueller)
Reardon, Mary Adeline 'Addie' nee Sebastine 11/04/1872 09/14/1924 w/o Daniel
Reardon, Alice W. nee Hueckstadt 1897 1985 w/o Ralph
Reardon, Daniel 'Dan' 1867 1949 h/o Adeline
Reardon, Edward Martin 05/03/1870 08/19/1928 h/o Ida
Reardon, Florence Nadyne nee Reque - - w/o Wm E.
Reardon, Gladys Oina nee Mathews 01/06/1902 06/22/1985 w/o William 'Mike'; d/o James & Ina (Leighton)
Reardon, Ida M. nee Freeman 1875 1943 w/o Edward
Reardon, LeRoy Vernie 01/11/1900 12/17/1979 h/o Vivian; s/o Edward & Ida
Reardon, Ralph H. 03/20/1897 07/17/1921 h/o Alice; s/o Edward & Ida; drowned in the Mississippi bottoms, Norwegian Lake, while fishing; Pvt., 163rd Depot Brig., WWI
Reardon, Vivian Marie nee Oelke 08/28/1902 04/18/1990 w/o LeRoy; nee Christopher & Emma (Buck)
Reardon, William C. 'Mike' 09/26/1902 01/24/1990 h/o Gladys; s/o Edward & Ida
Reardon, William E. 'Bill' 01/18/1929 03/16/2013 h/o Florence N.; s/o Mike & Gladys; U.S. Army veteran
Reinke, William 09/02/1882 06/??/1909 1st h/o Minnie Pulkow (see Minnie Taake, below)
Reinman, Anna nee Muenthal 04/12/1898 01/23/1942 w/o Fred; b. Switzerland
Reinman, Fred 1896 05/??/1975 h/o Anna
Reynolds, Bertha nee Lenth 06/12/1868 05/07/1952 w/o James L.
Reynolds, James L. 12/27/1860 01/24/1920 h/o Bertha
Reynolds, Mabel   09/25/1891 aged 4m; d/o James & Bertha
Risdon, Emma D. 1879 1951  
Roeder, Clark Gilbert 04/24/1925 06/13/1996 h/o Sandra; s/o Frank & Melvina (Klink)
Roeder, Sandra Fay nee Cota 09/19/1941 05/03/2008 w/o Clark; d/o Donald & Ila (Rux)
Rohde, James L. 'Jim' 02/26/1945 06/17/2011 h/o Sandra
Rohde, Sandra L. nee Perkins - - w/o James
Russell, Claude Frank - 03/12/1874 10m 2d; s/o G.W. & M.A.
Russell, George Tapper - 01/01/1875 1m 10d; s/o G.W. & M.A.
Russell, Isaac - 05/12/1878 aged 76y; h/o Nancy; his obit says he died at Wheaton, near Chicago & his sons Willie & Washington brought his back back to Farmersburg for burial
Russell, Nancy T.   06/27/1875 aged 68y?; w/o Isaac
Russell, unknown   07/??/186? stone nearly illegible; located next to another stone (children of G.W. & M.A. Russell) and that of Isaac & Nancy Russell.
Saacke, Effie C. nee Martins 09/22/1905 03/04/1993 w/o Roy; d/o John & Mary (Klinkenberg)
Saacke, Louis 1865 1938 "Father"
Saacke, Rachel 1854 1926 "Mother"
Saacke, Roy Robert 1896 02/01/1970 h/o Effie; s/o Louis & Rachel
Sabbann, Gustav A. 12/18/1887 04/28/1952 h/o Minnie; s/o John
Sabbann, infant son   05/08/1917 s/o Gustav & Minnie
Sabbann, Minnie M. nee Kluth 01/22/1888 08/15/1966 w/o Gustav A.; d/o William & Mary
Scherf, Clara - - d/o Robert & Clara; no dates on stone
Scherf, Eldean Henry 05/25/1932 12/22/2010 h/o Cheryl Kramer; s/o Wm. & Viola (Tackman)
Scherf, Ella 1897 12/2?/1897 d/o Robert & Clara
Scherf, LaFonda Joy nee Gerloff 01/05/1940 10/31/2009 w/o William
Scherf, Mary 10/31/1831 09/02/1894  
Scherf, Robert 1891 - s/o Robert & Clara; dates difficult to make out
Scherf, William R. JR - - h/o LaFonda
Schmidt, Alma Dorothy Walter nee Kurth 10/10/1891 01/25/1963 1st h/Mr. Walter, 2 /Charles F.
Schmidt, Ann M. nee Moses - - w/o Terry C.
Schmidt, Anna nee Huckstadt 1894 1943 1st w/o Charles
Schmidt, Arno 1901 02/25/1902 s/o William & Minnie
Schmidt, Arthur J. 1888 1975 h/o Lucy
Schmidt, Carl Elmer 'Bud' 05/07/1934 05/30/2003 h/o Vergean; veteran
Schmidt, Charles Fred 11/14/1892 09/21/1971 1st w/Anna, 2nd w/Alma; s/o William & Minnie Schmidt
Schmidt, Gloria Deligh   10/10/1925 ssa Charles & Anna
Schmidt, Lucy M. 1891 1975 w/o Arthur
Schmidt, Minnie 05/20/1874 06/23/1924 w/o William
Schmidt, son   09/01/1921 infant; ssa Charles & Anna
Schmidt, Terry Charles 02/11/1957 10/25/2013 h/o Ann; s/o Carl E. & Vergean M.
Schmidt, Vergean M. nee Freitag - - w/o Carl E.
Schmidt, William C. 1867 12/06/1917 h/o Minnie
Schoenfeldt, Edward John 06/11/1922 09/14/1991 h/o Marilyn; s/o Andrew V. & Dora (Wassinger); US Army Veteran, WWII
Schoenfeldt, Marilyn 12/20/1992 08/03/2009 w/o Edward
Schrader, Fred J. 03/14/1901 11/08/1967 1st w/ Hilda, 2nd w/ Mrs. Dorothy Wilke; s/o August & Bertha (Nevermann)
Schrader, Hilda nee Huckstadt 02/20/1900 11/17/1962 1st w/o Fred
Schriver, Guy R. 05/31/1913 03/09/1981 h/o June; Tec5 U.S. Army, WWII
Schriver, June C. nee Johanningmeier) 06/25/1919 08/15/1992 w/o Guy
Schultz, Fred W. 02/16/1890 01/01/1961 h/o Louisa; Pvt 17 Co, 163rd Depot Brig., WWI
Schultz, Louisa F. nee Rickliff 09/23/1901 09/14/1973 w/o Fred; d/o Rudolph & Anna (Geitz); d. Postville, IA; Schultz Funeral home; ACDR
Sebastian, Frank 05/04/1825 01/29/1909 h/o Mary; served in the German army prior to immigrating to U.S.
Sebastian, Mary Jane nee Gass 1836 1919 w/o Frank
Sedlmayr, Arlene Doris nee Lenth 08/06/1932 08/11/1976 1st w/o Norman; d/o Herbert H. & Lenora (Engelhardt); d. LaCrosse, WI
Sedlmayr, Norman Robert 06/18/1932 07/13/2010 3 marriages: Arlene Lenth, Marilyn Henkes (divorced) & Joan Bugenhagen-Sass; shares gravestone w/Arlene; s/o Phillip & Ella (Cullen); Veteran
Seeland, Elsie Dorothea Johanna nee Bade 12/02/1861 05/21/1940 2nd w/o Fred; d/o Henry Bade; Note: her gravestone has given name Elizabeth, her obit as Elsie
Seeland, Fred H. - 1944 age 79y; h/o 1st Mary, 2nd Elsie
Seeland, Mary nee Gottschalk 01/10/1869 07/30/1901 1st w/o Fred; died a week after giving birth to twins
Seeland, twin son 07/20/1901 12/16/190? given name may be Albert or Peter (or neither), twin of William; s/o Fred & Mary
Seeland, William 07/20/1901 illegible twin of Albert/Peter; s/o Fred & Mary; the twins share a gravestone
Seeland, William J. 1867 1935  
Seitz, Janice Caryl nee Kleppe 03/13/1939 04/12/1974 w/o Louis; d/o Peter Kleppe & Ella (Knudsvig)
Seitz, Louis R. 1933 - h/o Janice
Shady, Betty nee Schrader 1925 01/26/2011 w/o Elmer; d/o Fred & Hilda (Huckstadt)
Shady, Elmer L. 1921 11/05/2001 h/o Betty; Veteran WWII
Shady, Robert F. 1950 12/??/1966 age 16y; s/o Elmer & Betty
Shales, Sella J. 1876 1948  
Sickel, Lambert 12/23/1857 11/22/1923 h/o Louisa
Sickel, Leslie 03/05/188? 10/14/18?? s/o ? & C.L.
Sickel, Louisa nee Meyer 04/27/1860 03/20/1943 w/o Lambert
Smith, Clyde Dwight 1909 05/23/1994 h/o Rosalyn
Smith, Rosalyn Anna Marie nee Sabbann 12/21/1911 12/24/1979 w/o Clyde; d/o Gustav & Minnie
Springhein, Minnie   06/02/1893 age 71
Stade, Charles John 06/29/1896 10/18/1971 h/o Evalena; s/o John & Minnie (Pfeil or Mecklenburg); Note: his obit gives mother's maiden name Mecklenburg, her obit gives Pfeil
Stade, Evalena 'Effie' nee Wahls 11/24/1882 10/20/1968 w/o Charles J.; d/o Henry & Emma (Zieman)
Stade, John C. 01/14/1885 11/07/1923 h/o Maria; s/o John & Minnie (Pfeil)
Stade, Maria R. 09/10/1884 01/17/1936 w/o John C.
Stearns, L. C. - - WPA record, no dates given
Steege, Frieda C. nee Meisgeier 05/28/1906 05/21/1995 w/o Richard
Steege, Richard Henry (Rev) 10/05/1906 0418/1988 h/o Frieda; s/o Fred & Wilhelmina (Mohling)
Stevens, Gladys nee Kirscht 1923 - w/o Thomas; d/o August & Sylvia (Kurth)
Stone, Hubbard A. 04/09/1831 03/18/1918 h/o Keziah
Stone, Keziah nee McBride 05/26/1833 02/21/1913 w/o H.A.
Stratton, Carrie   09/28/1888 age 20y 2m 24d; d/o C. & H
Stratton, Charles 04/28/1822 06/20/1908 h/o Hannah; Co. E, 27th IA Inf., CW
Stratton, Freddie S.   02/??/1863 or 1868 ssa Gilbert; illegible age; s/o C. & H.
Stratton, Gilbert E.   08/01/1868 ssa Freddie; illegible age; s/o C. & H.
Tielbar, Fritze 07/??/1910 01/27/1911 s/o Fred & Elta
Tielbar, Gustav 1883 1963 h/o Caroline
Tielbar, Mary Jane nee Glawe 07/04/1946 04/10/2011 w/o Roger; d/o Lloyd & Ivanelle (Schuety)
Tielbar, Roger David 10/16/1942 12/01/2008 h/o Mary; s/o Willis & Evelyn; veteran
Tielbar, Willis John 04/15/1914 03/23/1989 h/o Evelyn; s/o Caroline & Gustav; U.S. Navy WWII
Vanauken, James   07/02/1857 age 45y; Note: surname may be spelled "VanAjken" on his gravestone
Vanauken, Rachel   01/10/1871 72y 1m 18d
Vanauken, Elisabeth 1835 02/27/1874  
Vogt, Adalia Hermina nee Marting 04/11/1893 01/23/1984 w/o Alvin; d/o Henry & Anna (Meier)
Vogt, Alvin F. 1891 1976 h/o Adalia
Vullgraf, Adelia 04/??/1892 03/??/1894 d/o Henry & Ida; ssa Lora
Vullgraf, Henry 1859 1946 h/o Ida
Vullgraf, Ida nee Buck 1868 1961 w/o Henry
Vullgraf, Lona Marie 01/26/1891 12/29/1987 d/o Henry & Ida
Vullgraf, Lora 1888/1889 09/??/1889 d/o Henry & Ida; ssa Adelia
Wacker, Evelyn W. nee Henning - - w/o Robert
Wacker, Robert Edward 07/13/1930 08/24/1999 h/o Evelyn
Wahls, Etta nee Boller   06/26/1933 2nd w/o Fred
Wahls, Fred John 08/06/1863 09/15/1944 1st w/ Mary Seeland, 2nd w/ EttaEtta; s/o John
Wakeman, Charlotte   05/20/1863  
Walke, Louis Henry 08/13/1880 June 1953 h/o Selma; s/o Henry
Walke, Selma nee Schorg 07/18/1887 10/15/1973 w/o Louis; d/o Henry & Elizabeth (Lenhart)
Walker, Minnie E. 1899 10/05/1964  
Walter, Alma nee Kurth 1891 1973 w/o Frank
Walter, Chester E. 02/03/1917 04/27/1960 h/o Mary McLaughlin; s/o Earl & Theresa; Veteran WWII
Walter, Clara nee Henkes 1888 1976 w/o Ernest
Walter, Earl M. 1896 1953 h/o theresa
Walter, Eldo 1910 1936 s/o Frank & Alma
Walter, Elma 1917 1918 d/o Frank & Alma
Walter, Emma 1903 1985 w/o Glen
Walter, Ernest H. 01/01/1881 11/??/1941 h/o Clara
Walter, Eugene E. 1928 1928  
Walter, Frank A. 02/24/1888 09/28/1977 h/o Alma; s/o Henry & Eva (Jones)
Walter, Glen Clarence 10/24/1902 10/20/1968 h/o Emma; s/o William & Sophie (Buckman)
Walter, Maloy J. 06/10/1913 12/09/1977 h/o Zinita Robbins; s/o Ernest & Clara; S-Sgt U.S. Army, WWII
Walter, Mary   07/02/1944 age 69y
Walter, Phyliss E. 1922 1922  
Walter, Theresa J. nee Oelke 1896 1956 w/o Earl
Walter, Viola 1914 1918 d/o Frank & Alma
Wegert, Ernestine nee Hetz 1902 1987 w/o George
Wegert, George 1891 1972 h/o Ernestine
White, Catherine nee Finlay/Finley   01/02/1866 age 41; w/o of Preserved M. SR
White, Edward C. - 08/08/1891 aged 48y; h/o Margaret; s/o Preserved M. & Catharine
White, Margaret / Martha - 04/30/1913 aged 71y; w/o Edward G.
White, Preserved Merritt JR April 1857 11/03/1857 s/o P.M. & Catherine
White, Preserved Merritt SR   07/03/1884 h/o Catherine; death date: Clayton co. Register of Deaths, Book 1, pg 39, entry #62
Wiedenman, Edward K. 1923 - h/o Mardella
Wiedenman, Mardella Marie nee Kluth 08/05/1924 03/03/2010 w/o Edward; d/o John & Alice (Glawe)
Wikner, Brad Allen 10/13/1978 06/23/1992 s/o Clark & Kristine (Oelke)
Wilke, Anna M. 12/23/1875 03/04/1910 w/o Henry W.
Wilke, Clara 1882 1970 w/o Henry F.
Wilke, Henry F. 1921 1982 h/o Clara; Veteran
Wilke, Henry W. 1875 1947 h/o Anna
York, Alvin E. 1919 2013 h/o Arlene; Veteran
York, Arlene M. nee Mertens 1915 2006 w/o Alvin; d/o John & Anna (Meyer)
Zach, Patricia C. - - w/o Robert
Zach, Robert C. 02/15/1933 06/28/2014 h/o Patricia
Zurcher, Arthur T.   01/??/1893 or 1898 aged 4m; s/o Geo & Ursula
Zurcher, Benjamin L. 08/15/1889 02/03/1976 s/o Gottlieb & Christine
Zurcher, Bruce - - Infant s/o Emil & Elsie; no dates on stone
Zurcher, Christina nee Schiff 1861 1950 w/o Gottlieb
Zurcher, Clarence Henry Evert 01/29/1916 11/29/1996 h/o Ellen; s/o Emil & Elsie
Zurcher, Donald   07/07/1936 s/o Glendor & Wilma
Zurcher, Ellen Erna Lorna nee Doeppke 09/01/1922 01/12/2000 w/o Clarence; d/o Albert & Frieda (Funk)
Zurcher, Elsie A. nee Gilster 08/30/1896 05/24/1924 1st w/o Emil
Zurcher, Emil 1885 1962 1st w/ Elsie, 2nd w/ Pearl; s/o Gottlieb & Christine
Zurcher, George John 05/18/1815 01/29/1906 h/o Ursula
Zurcher, Glendor 'Glen' Herbert 05/06/1907 05/22/1989 h/o 1st Wilma, 2nd Mabel Miller (d. 2007, bur. East Side cem); b. Carman, Manitoba, Canada; s/o Herbert & Henriette (Debes)
Zurcher, Gottlieb 1857 11/??/1950 h/o Christina; s/o Geo & Ursula
Zurcher, Herbert 1908 1984 h/o Selma
Zurcher, Herbert G. 1884 1910 1st h/o Henriette Debes (see Henriette Kishman); s/o Gottlieb & Christine
Zurcher, infant - - aged 2d; s/o Geo & Ursula; ssa Arthur T.
Zurcher, Ismael - - ?s/o George & Ursula; dates illegible on gravestone
Zurcher, Pearl 1901 1981 2nd w/o Emil
Zurcher, Randy 1979 1979 grandson of Clarence & Ellen
Zurcher, Selma Augusta 1906 11/22/1998 w/o Herbert
Zurcher, Truman S. 1903 1923 s/o Gottlieb & Christine
Zurcher, Ursula nee Huser 1819 1880 w/o George
Zurcher, Wilma nee Klinkenberg 07/29/1909 07/06/1951 1st w/o Glen; d/o Wilhelm & Marie

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Unknown burials - these entries are from gravestones that either have no surname or the inscription is too illegible to read the name. Further identification would be appreciated. Email the Clayton co. coordinator so the info. can be added and the name placed in the alphabetical listing. All can be seen on the Iowa Gravestone Photo Project.

unknown, infant son - 1917 Gravestone location is between the gravestones of Gustav & Caroline Tielbar and Marvin & Edna Henning.
unknown, daughter   ?12/14/1868 A rubbing possibly could be used to accurately read this inscription.
Aged ?yrs 3m 2d
unknown, Ruby 1898 1899 Gravestone location is near the Richard & Emma Kluthe stone.
unknown, unknown - - Gravestone location is in the vicinity of Oelke & Radloff gravestones; may or may not be related to either family
unknown, unknown - - Perhaps the inscription could be read with a rubbing. The only legible date is Dec 12 - no year, name or other identifiers.

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