IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.
updated 11/15/2015


Luana City Cemetery

rural Luana, Sec 8 SW/NW, Monona Twp


Rural Luana - Luana City cemetery - photo by Sharyl Ferrall

Birdseye of the Luana Cemetery courtesy of Bing maps
Birdseye view of the Luana Cemetery courtesy of Bing maps


Sources:
1. Mary Durr walked this cemetery in Sept. 2002 and took notes of many of the burials
2. Sharyl Ferrall photographed some of the stones in Sept. 2003 & her notes are added
3. WPA cemetery records
4. Allamakee co. Death Records, contributed by Richard O'Brien (ACDR)
5. Dubuque co. Death Records, contributed by Richard O'Brien (DCDR)
6. Obituaries
7. Gravestone inscriptions

Gravestone photos have been contributed for this cemetery - View gravestone photos for the rural Luana cemetery
Obituaries have been contributed for people buried in Luana city cemetery
Search Clayton co. Obituaries and Allamakee co. Obituaries

Name Birth Death Comments
?, ? 1837 1923 may be associated w/Weber plot
?, Albert C.   09/11/1878 s/o Hick--?
?, Charles H. 1869 1945 Ziegler?
?, Cora   06/06/1877 d/o C. or G.A.; white marker is deteriorating & inscription nearly illegible; may be Cora Oakley (see below)
Adams, Willard     h/o 1st Jane Merriam, 2nd Eva March (unknown if either are buried in Luana cem.); s/o Kimball & Alvina; Co. B 21st IA Inf.
Adams, Willard 10/29/1864 03/08/1943 d. La Crosse, WI
Ames, Absolom C. 1857 1937 Father; ssa Mary S.
Ames, Mary S. 1863 04/27/1934 Mother; ssa Absolom C.
Appel, Regina 09/21/1894 06/10/1900  
Backhaus, Edwin   02/26/1895 age 27D; s/o John & Mary
Backhaus, John 12/17/1862 11/18/1941 h/o Mary
Backhaus, Mary D.   08/13/1895 aged 23Y 10M 9D; w/o John
Backhaus, Minnie 11/12/1877 11/13/1963  
Bellows, George W. 1857 1910 ssa Hattie E.
Bellows, Hattie E. 1857 1948 ssa George W.
Bellows, Jennie 1880 1903  
Berg, Amelia Maria nee Overbeck 04/25/1886 07/19/1974 w/o Arthur H.; d/o Christoph H. & Caroline (Bierbaum) Overbeck; Schultz Funeral home; ACDR
Berg, Arthur Henry 1886 05/18/1973 h/o Amelia M.; s/o Henry F. & Wilhelmina (Garms) Berg
Bishop, David N.   05/22/1875 age 1Y 1M 11D; s/o J. & N.E.
Booker, Ransley   12/28/1861 Aged 61y 2m 18d; stone is weathered, broken & repaired
Brainard, Lawrence F.   1937  
Bugenhagen, Carl 12/22/1830 09/17/1904  
Burgess, Elizabeth 09/10/1799 11/15/1888 Stone w/John & Helen Truman graves
Burgess, Helen Mae 11/05/1824 02/11/1904 ssa William
Burgess, Lydia A. 1842 1918  
Burgess, William 03/10/1826 09/05/1898 ssa Helen M.; note: WPA has death year 1893
Calvin, Richard 11/09/1880 10/01/1894  
Candee, Asa 1826 1903  
Candee, Cordelia nee Tiny 10/14/1830 1903 w/o Asa; Note! Obit give husband's name as Ara
Candee, Ellanor B. 1820 1891 w/o Seldon
Candee, Florence E. 1851 1892  
Candee, Seldon 1816 1905  
Cayton, Carey L. 1862 1937 h/o Mary P.
Cayton, Mary Prudence nee Powell 11/24/1864 03/12/1943 w/o Carey L.
Chapman, James Monroe 12/06/1825 12/14/1906 h/o 1st Sarah Avery, 2nd Susan
Chapman, Susan M. nee Kelsey 1842 1908 2nd w/o James
Chapman, Susan M. 12/25/1871 12/19/1945 d/o James & Susan
Clark, Lewis 1847 1927 ssa Orpha
Clark, Orpha 1854 1946 ssa Lewis
Collins, Holly Dee   1959 d/o Mr. & Mrs. Robert Collins
Collins, Kim Alan   1953 s/o Mr. & Mrs. Robert Collins
Collins, Minnie 1886 1964  
Collins, Robert 1876 1933  
Collins, Robert 'Slab'     ssa Shirley; living as of 2002
Collins, Shirley F. nee Hinman 07/06/1930 12/25/1995 ssa Robert
Colvin, Richard   10/01/1894 age 14y
Cranbeer, Lizzie 03/28/1882 03/01/1908 w/o Robert Cranbeer
Crawford William A.   11/06/1882 aged 24 y; s/o John & Tanzon
Crawford, Charles O.   08/09/1875 aged 5y 10m 1d; s/o J. & T. Crawford; "Little Charlie" with a carved rose
Crawford, Charlotte nee Allen 08/12/1800 12/12/1866 age 66 y 4m; w/o William
Crawford, Mary A. nee Sloan   10/05/1861 aged 29y 8m 3d; w/o George M.
Crawford, Susan E.   05/11/1874 aged 17y 5m 22d; d/o J. & T.; ssa Loraine Woodward
Crawford, Tanzon nee Chase 08/29/1828 06/02/1880 Mother; w/o John
Dagel, Pricilla   1867 age 16y
DeSotel, Emil K. 01/06/1901 06/09/1964  
DeSotel, Irene Louise nee Lindroth 04/30/1904 01/20/1980  
DeSotel, Shirley Jean 12/01/1926 01/16/1927  
DeSotel, Steven Lee 03/21/1961 11/26/1982 s/o Wayne & Sharon
Ernst, Alphonse 11/17/1841 09/28/1908 Father; h/o Julia E.
Ernst, Charlotte 1885 1914 w/o Lloyd
Ernst, Elmer L. 04/16/1865 09/09/1898 ssa Mary F.
Ernst, Frederick R. 'Fred' 11/29/1869 01/15/1957 h/o Jessie; Schutte Funeral home; ACDR
Ernst, Hugh 02/12/1889 04/11/1889 s/o Alphonse & Julia
Ernst, Jefferson M. 1844 1917  
Ernst, Jessie June nee Pearson 06/08/1874 12/30/1964 w/o Fred R.
Ernst, Julia Ellen nee Scott 12/10/1848 04/26/1901 Mother; w/o Alphonse
Ernst, Margaret nee Bradly 12/08/1807 02/29/1876  
Ernst, Mary F. 1869 08/??/1949 ssa Elmer L.
Ernst, Roy 09/17/1875 10/09/1876 s/o Alphonse & Julia
Ernst, Sarah nee Ewing 1834 1919 w/o Jefferson
Evans, Simon S.   04/14/1887 age 59y 6m 21d; WPA = Simeon D.
Farnham, Frances C. 1814 1897  
Frank, Wayne C. 06/26/1918 06/29/1918  
Frye, Evelyn     ssa Wilber; living as of July 2002
Frye, Francis 1863 1895 w/o Wm.
Frye, Gerald 03/??/1945 11/??/1945 "Our Darling"
Frye, Henriett 1877 1950 Metal funeral home marker
Frye, Jeffery J. 02/26/1957 10/30/1976  
Frye, Wilber 1917 1958 Veteran of WWII marker
Frye, William 1857 1949 Metal funeral home marker
Funk, John F.C. 1866 1960  
Funk, Lena M.E. 1874 1960  
Funk, Leslie W.J. 1900 1900  
Funk, Milda A.J. 1899 1901  
Glass, Jane 05/20/1811 06/13/1876 ssa Thomas
Glass, Richard 02/11/1853 05/27/1874 Youngest s/o Thomas & Jane; ssa parents
Glass, Thomas 02/18/1803 12/24/1875 ssa Jane
Gleisner, Amanda M. 03/23/1887 06/14/1969 ssa Felix F.; d. Waukon; Schultz Funeral Home; ACDR
Gleisner, Felix F. 1884 1966 ssa Amanda M.
Haffa, Fred 1888 1981 ssa Lottie
Haffa, Lottie 1886 1993 the year of birth originally was inscribed 1884, but at some time the '4' was cut over with a '6' by a stonemason
Havelick, Donald Edmund     ssa Marlys; living as of July 2002
Havelick, Marlys Marie nee Rose 07/24/1934 09/23/2000 w/o Donald
Hazen, Bryant   09/22/1874 aged 35y 5m 9d
Hazen, Margaret S. 1840 1932  
Heins, Edward John 05/27/1886 10/01/1914 or 10/04/1914  
Heins, Fredericka 09/30/1850 03/20/1916 Mother
Heins, J.H. 02/10/1842 02/16/1923 Father
Henderson, Frank 1847 1894 "Father", ssa Mary
Henderson, J.F. 07/24/1844 12/25/1898  
Henderson, Lauriston W.   12/09/1857 aged 15y; s/o S.S. & S.L.; ssa Shadragh S.
Henderson, Mary 1858 1929 "Mother", ssa Frank
Henderson, Sarah L. nee Hill 1830 11/27/1905 w/o Shadragh; Army Nurse; GAR marker; army nurse @ St. Louis & Memphis
Henderson, Shadragh S. 1814 01/25/1856 aged 42y; h/o Sarah; ssa Lauiston W.
Hinds, Charles   05/14/1863 s/o Charles C. & Lorana; GAR marker; stone is inscribed: A member of Co.B 21 Regt. Iowa Vol. Died at Grand Gulf, Miss. Aged 24 years, 3 months 14 days. Died on the field of battle. "Twas noble thus to die, God smiles on valient soldiers, His record is on high."
Hinds, Charles C.   03/21/1877 aged 67y 11m 11d; ssa Lorana B.
Hinds, Lorana B.   08/14/1877 aged 61y 4m 2d; w/o C.C. Hinds
Hinman, Carrie A. nee Mason 02/24/1894 10/29/1981 w/o Clyde W.; d/o Milton & Ann Marie (Beedy) Mason; d. Waukon hosp.; Schultz Funeral home; ACDR
Hinman, Clyde W. 10/31/1888 02/17/1972 h/o Carrie; s/o Charles & Lillie (Ridenauer) Hinman; d. Postville hosp.; ACDR
Hooker, Ransley   1874 age 61y
Hunt, Horace Dexter 1874 1968 h/o Lillian B.; s/o Dewitt & Hannah (Teeter)
Hunt, Lillian B. nee Barton 12/27/1891 09/17/1971 w/o Horace D.; d/o Thomas & Maryella Dawes Barton Hunt
Hunter, Elizabeth nee Trye 1877 1952  
Hurd, Iowa B. 08/28/1890 01/12/1978 ssa Seaton A.
Hurd, Seaton A. 09/04/1886 09/01/1936 Iowa Saddler 305th Field Artillery, 77th Div., World War II, American Legion marker
Hurd, Seaton W.   11/08/1930 aged 1 day; "Our Baby"
Hurley, Carl   09/07/1895  
Hutchins, Caroline 11/05/1804 06/12/1891 with the W.W. Russell marker
Kamps, Martha W.D. 03/18/1884 12/09/1894  
Kane, Mary M. 1901 1947  
Keiser, Amelia   11/08/1871 aged 67y 9m 15d; w/o Rudolph
Keiser, John L. 1831 12/31/1861  
Keiser, Mary J. 1840 06/24/1868 aged 28y 3m 27d; dau/o R & A.
Keiser, Rudolph 1800 01/14/1869 aged 69y 14d
Keiser, William M. 1830 03/13/1851 aged 21y 1d; s/o R & A.
Kimball, Lavina D.   1865 age 40y
Klinkenberg, Charlotta 'Minna' 08/01/1842 02/04/1928 w/o Frederick; Note! Surname spelling in her obit is Klingenberg
Klinkenberg, Carl Daniel Frederick 10/04/1838 04/12/1912 "Life's Day is Brief"
Kok, Barbara   11/12/1897 Aged 76 y
Koss, Emil 1884 1954  
Koss, Henry 1858 1895  
Koss, Lizze 1884 1966  
Krambeer, Augusta 09/14/1848 12/09/1940  
Krambeer, Charles 11/17/1873 06/03/1951 died at Yankton, SD
Krambeer, Henry C. 1858 1957  
Krambeer, John 12/08/1844 02/17/1932  
Kurtz, Prudence 03/22/1804 01/17/1889 w/o M. or S. Kurtz
Lamborn, Don E. 03/09/1890 08/14/1960 ssa Libbie
Lamborn, Elba B. 1850 1917  
Lamborn, Gertrude 1869 1920  
Lamborn, Laura nee Burnham 03/02/1823 04/17/1899 w/o Nathan
Lamborn, Libbie M. 09/25/1890 03/06/1965 ssa Don
Lamborn, Lloyd V. 08/14/1922 12/15/2006 ssa Noraline M.
Lamborn, Mary J. 1852 1890  
Lamborn, Nathan 05/02/1824 05/10/1907 ssa Laura
Lamborn, Noraline M.     ssa Lloyd V.; living as of July 2002
Land, Cornelia E. 1875 1945 ssa William F.
Land, John 1828 1908 ssa Mariah
Land, Mariah 1824 1905 ssa John
Land, William F. 1864 1924 ssa Cornelia E.
Landt, Helmuth 07/??/1891 05/26/1901 s/o Wm & Whilmina (Bugenhang) Landt; CCDR, Vol A, pg 19
Lienau, Dorothea nee Grase 1831 1910 2nd w/o Henrich
Lienau, Henrich 1839 1907 1st w/ Dorothea E. Moritz (d. 1891); 2nd w/ Dorothea Grase
Linderbaum, Evelyn     w/o Lawrence; living as of July 2002
Linderbaum, Gary L.   02/19/1952  
Linderbaum, infant son 02/??/1952 02/??/1952 s/o Lawrence; may be same as Gary L.
Linderbaum, Lawrence     h/o Evelyn; living as of July 2002
Lindroth, Frank H. 1875 1958  
Lindroth, George 1877 1942  
Lindroth, Louisa nee Heins 12/28/1872 03/06/1957 DCDR
Lindroth, Lucy S. 1883 1954  
Lindroth, Rosina 1902 1902 Daughter
Lindroth, Rudine 1904 1904 Daughter
Markham, Eben D. 1788 1868  
McGonigle, Barl 1890 12/12/1962  
McGonigle, Clinda 1855 1933 ssa John
McGonigle, John 1841 1916 ssa Clinda
Meyer, Heinrich 05/20/1842 01/13/1905 ssa Minnie & Wilhelm O.
Meyer, Minnie 02/04/1845 04/14/1910 aged 65y; ssa Heinrich & Wilhelm O.
Meyer, Wilhelm, D. or O. 11/12/1870 12/24/1910 ssa Heinrich & Minnie; MI may be 'D'
Moon, Sarah J.     aged 48y 11m; w/o O.H.
Moore, Harvey 1891 1951 ssa Louise M.
Moore, Louise M. 1891 1936 ssa Harvey
Moore, William 1911 1975  
Mott, Augustus D.     originally buried here, his remains were re-interred in the Postville cemetery in 1879
Nelson, Elliott 08/05/1900 02/29/1988 ssa Vera M.
Nelson, Vera Margaret nee Stafford 09/01/1903 01/07/1981 w/o Elliott
Neverman, Arno 'Gus' 1911 1991 h/o Helen M.
Neverman, August 10/17/1846 07/05/1902 ssa Minnie
Neverman, Helen Marguerite nee Hinman 09/09/1913 02/28/1983 w/o Arno
Neverman, Minnie 06/03/1858 03/14/1938 ssa August
Oakley, Cora   1875  
Oathout, Henry C. 1846 09/09/1882  
Oathout, Kliza A.   10/06/1890 age 59y
Oathout, Solomon H.   02/08/1885 age 75y
Oldag, Eliza 10/24/1838 03/22/1915 Mother
Oldag, Emma     no dates
Oldag, William 03/19/1839 03/24/1924 Father
Oldag, William H. 03/11/1876 01/27/1934 died in Spring Valley, MN
Olson, Harry W. 1882 1966 ssa May A.
Olson, Marjorie L.     ssa Richard E.; living as of July 2002
Olson, May A. 1880 1956 ssa Harry W.
Olson, Richard E.     ssa Marjorie L.; living as of July 2002
Overbeck, Annie E. 10/09/1882 03/27/1883 ssa Christoph H.; stone is inscribed w/a German verse
Overbeck, August C. 11/15/1880 08/11/1915  
Overbeck, Bernhard Friederich 06/05/1884 11/06/1986 1st w/ Elizabeth A., 2nd w/ Bertha Masters; died in San Jose, CA
Overbeck, Caroline Cath. nee Bierbaum 11/08/1856 07/16/1899 ssa Christoph H
Overbeck, Caroline M. 06/03/1877 08/11/1969 d/o Christav H. & Caroline (Bierbaum) Overbeck
Overbeck, Catharina E. 07/07/1892 08/24/1892 ssa Christoph H.
Overbeck, Christoph H. 06/09/1843 12/05/1935 w/o Caroline Cath.
Overbeck, Donald 1910 1981 ssa Marian
Overbeck, Elizabeth A. nee Schultz 10/30/1885 03/22/1960 1st w/o & Bernhard F.; d/o Henry & Minnie; died in Calif.
Overbeck, Elenora A. 05/21/1897 03/26/1899 ssa Christoph H.
Overbeck, Esther W. 03/30/1894 12/06/1908  
Overbeck, Ethalinda J. 08/09/1890 07/21/1891 ssa Christoph H.
Overbeck, Marian 1911 1977 ssa Donald
Phillips, Burruss   01/06/1886 Aged 55 years; stone is broken
Phillips, Eliza A.   10/12/1855 d/o Burruss & Kezia
Roberts, Elizabeth nee Herod     w/o William M.; Note! Luana cemetery is her most likely burial place because husb. & daughters are buried here - can anyone confirm?
Roberts, Hanna Isabelle 'Belle'   02/21/1881 aged 20y 1m; d/o Wm. & E.; ssa Mary Van Anchen
Roberts, William M. 01/28/1831 06/30/1908 h/o Elizabeth Herod
Rose, Harry Earne 12/19/1908 06/05/1967 ssa Rose
Rose, John W. 05/04/1904 09/05/1991 h/o Mabel
Rose, Mabel Sylvia nee Fornes 1902 02/14/1983 w/o John W.
Rose, Rose E. nee Conway 01/19/1913 09/27/1968 ssa Harry E.
Rowell, Nellie A. nee Clark 09/09/1882 11/17/1926 w/o Allen E. ; d/o Lewis Clark
Russell, Artelissa Janet nee Roberts 08/09/1856 12/27/1929 w/o Joe; obit says she was married twice
Russell, Caroline nee Hutchins 1804 06/12/1891  
Russell, Eldora A. or Eudora 03/30/1832 03/26/1909 ssa W.W.
Russell, W.W. 06/14/1827 03/21/1888 ssa Eldora
Scott, Luana 05/08/1828 12/04/1893 "Mother"; w/o W.S.
Scott, Thomas 11/30/1854 11/09/1875  
Scott, William S. 10/24/1824 04/03/1895 "Father"; GAR marker
Scott, Willie 03/11/1863 09/01/1873  
Selleg, Mathilda 01/27/1823 02/15/1893 w/o E.J.
Smith, Phineas   1874  
Smith, Wealthy M.   08/28/1863 or 1868 Aged 51 yrs. 7 mo 14 days; w/o William H.
Splies, Fred 1850 1926  
Splies, Maude E. 05/31/1872 03/23/1949  
Splies, William J. 08/10/1877 03/29/1952  
Springbern, John 10/23/1819 01/11/1899 WPA = Springborn
Springer, Kelly Luke 1987 1988  
Stade, ?   04/23/1895 or 04/28/1895 age 36y
Stade, John   04/??/1897 age 35y; WPA record; may be same person as above
Thibedo, Corpl. Stephen 1826 1902 Co. B 12th IA Inf. ? war with Mexico; Co G U.S. Mounted rifleman; GAR marker
Thompson, L. Eva 09/16/1856 03/13/1879 ssa S.H.
Thompson, S.H. 12/23/1823 02/10/1879 ssa L. Eva
Tienan, Dorathea 1831 1910  
Tienan, Heinrich 1839 1907  
Timmerman, Pearl M. nee Wilke 03/08/1916 04/02/1996 ssa Theodore E.
Timmerman, Theodore Ernest 06/21/1910 07/19/1991 h/o Pearl
Truman, Helen 05/19/1852 06/29/1893 ssa John M.
Truman, John M. 06/19/1832 12/22/1874 ssa Helen
Van Anchen, Mary nee Roberts   08/29/1881 age 25 y 8m; d/o Wm. & E. Roberts; ssa Belle Roberts
Van Dyke, Elmer E.     ssa G.W.
Van Dyke, G.W. 08/30/1829 07/21/1879 ssa Elmer
Van Dyke, Monroe H.     ssa G.W.; buried in Wilton, Minn.
Voelz, Carl H. 1901 1992 ssa Hazel K.
Voelz, Hazel K. nee Engelhardt 03/12/1896 01/27/1988 1st h/ Arno Schrader (d. 1926); 2nd h/ Carl H. Voelz
Walter, David P. 1870 1906  
Walter, Kyle Clark 04/25/1977 10/02/1977  
Warn, Edward F. 07/27/1837 08/21/1891 or 1894 "Father"; ssa Ellen L.; monument is shaped like a tree, with a large scroll; footstones shaped like tree stumps; GAR marker
Warn, Ellen L. 06/16/1840 09/20/1921 "Mother"; ssa Edward F.
Warner, Betsey   1861 age 57y
Warner, Joseph   10/23/1863 s/o S.F. & B.; died at Little Rock, Ark. Co. K, 1st IA Cav
Warner, Mary A.   1865 age 17y
Warner, S.F.   08/10/1881 age 81; h/o Betsey
Weber, Emma 06/28/1881 09/07/1881  
Weber, Herman 12/25/1820 05/12/1894  
Whitfield, Marcel ?   04/12/1881 or 04/12/1887 age 6y 2m 27d; child of W.& I.G.
Wilke, Arzella Grace nee Stansberry 08/03/1920 12/17/1989 w/o Harlan C.
Wilke, Bertha nee Neverman 04/21/1890 10/03/1945 w/o William; adopted d/o August Neverman
Wilke, Harlan Carl 03/14/1911 02/14/1988 h/o Arzella
Wilke, William 1884 1967 ssa Bertha
Woodward, Loraine nee Crawford   12/28/1877 w/o J. Woodward; ssa Susan Crawford
Wrye, Frances 1863 1895  
Ziegler, Darla A. Ione   06/15/1940  
Ziegler, Dorathea 1879 1954 ssa George
Ziegler, George   02/12/1893 Aged 55 y 1 m 5 d
Ziegler, George 1863 1921 ssa Dorathea
Ziegler, Ione M. Lamborn 1914 1990 ssa Jason
Ziegler, Jason C. "Charles" 12/01/1912 07/02/2004 ssa Ione
Ziegler, Maria 06/14/1840 09/17/1907 w/o George

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