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Coulter Cemetery
Marion township, Franklin co. IA


Above: general snapshot of the Coulter cemetery

Left: aerial view, courtesy of Bing Maps


  • In the summer of 2010 a wind storm uprooted trees & bushes and other landscaping in the Coulter cemetery. Tombstones were knocked over or moved from their bases. Today, the cemetery is again beautiful. Restored by volunteers donating pine trees, shrubs, time, labor, and machinery for clean-up and plantings. At that time, a covered plot guide was placed on the grounds to help visitors easily find the graves.



  • This burial list & information was compiled by Sharyl Ferrall from obituaries, gravestone inscriptions, SSDI, census & marriage records & newspaper articles. You can help to make it an accurate and complete list of burials. Do you know of a burial in the Coulter cemetery that isn't listed? Dates? Corrections? Email the Franklin co. Coordinator with your information.


NAME BIRTH DEATH REMARKS
Agnew, John Howard   04/03/2003 age 88
Allen, Winnifred 'Winnie' 02/21/1937 10/12/2009 w/o Norman
Andersen, June   12/??/1932 age 2y; d/o E.M. Andersen
Anderson, Marie   08/20/1962 age 82y
Andreasen, Arthur E. 12/151892 10/??/1977 h/o Clara
Andreasen, Clara H. nee Danielsen 1891 1974 w/o Arthur E.
Andrews, Ashley   04/11/1937 aged 58y
Andrews, Marie   01/29/1946 aged 64y
Appleby, Myron Flavious 08/23/1893 05/29/1947 h/o Margaret; s/o Eli & Mary
Block, Andrew 04/22/1880 02/05/1959 h/o Anna
Block, Anna nee Danielsen 09/04/1886 01/22/1940 w/o Andrew
Blom, Harry 04/18/1893 05/??/1969 h/o Julia; s/o Hans & Anna (Peterson)
Blom, Julia nee Meyer   08/13/1976 age 84y; w/o Harry
Boone, Frank 11/02/1896 02/15/1976 age 79y; h/o Grace
Brown, Anna Matilda   06/04/1949 aged 95y
Brown, Henry 08/30/1885 04/02/1957  
Bruns, Bonnie L.   03/20/2001 age 68y
Buge, Mary 1853 1931  
Campbell, Belva E. nee Taylor   09/13/1971 age 90y
Carpenter, Darraline H. 1919 2003  
Christensen, Alma C. 1898 1932  
Christensen, N.R.   12/02/1939  
Christensen, Petre C. 05/01/1882 08/14/1904  
Christensen, Robert   10/17/1944 aged 10m; s/o C.B. Christensen
Christiansen, Craig D. 1943 12/07/1968 s/o Oliver & Lenora; U.S. Navy veteran
Christiansen, Everett N. 1907 1980  
Christiansen, Florene 03/15/1915 05/20/1945 "Wife"
Christiansen, Floyd W. 11/07/1911 01/26/1984  
Christiansen, Henry   06/14/1942 age 61y
Christiansen, John 1878 1932  
Christiansen, Lenora M. 01/30/1920 01/15/2003 w/o Oliver
Christiansen, M.G. 1874 11/30/1923  
Christiansen, Mary   01/07/1972 age 90y; w/o C.P.
Christiansen, mother & father     WPA entry - no other info.
Christiansen, Olive A. nee Avery 1915 2009  
Christiansen, Oliver G. 'Peele' 11/24/1916 08/18/2004 h/o Lenora
Clausen, Anton   05/21/1965 h/o Mattie
Clausen, father 1844 1926  
Clausen, infant son   1924 s/o Anton & Mattie
Clausen, Mattie nee Petersen 09/28/1884 01/08/1924 w/o Anton
Clausen, mother 1849 1924  
Clausen, Peter 1874 1910  
Collins, Agnes nee ?Rothhoun 1882 1935 w/o Larry
Collins, Larry 09/01/1883 06/17/1923 h/o Agnes
Damm, Anita Violet nee Christiansen   12/03/1985 w/o Earl P.
Damm, Earl Peter   12/28/1974 age 64y; h/o Anita Violet
Danielsen, Andrew 1878 1939 "Father"
Danielsen, Christina nee Madsen 1848 1928 "Mother"
Danielsen, Hans R. 1850 1931 "Father"
Danielsen, Mads N. 1888 06/031968 h/o Nora
Danielsen, Nora O. nee Newton 07/15/1876 01/22/1962 w/o Mads; Note: her obit spelled the surname as Danielson
Danielsen, Peter 1883 1908  
Dodd, Floyd A. 12/04/1919 07/27/2001 Cpl U.S. Army, WWII
Eye, Charles E. 07/26/1889 02/13/1983  
Eye, Hazel nee Riis 05/12/1898 12/23/1977  
Frederickson Ove 1830 1917  
Frederickson, Christian 1849 1930  
Freese, Adolph   04/03/1967 age 74y
Freese, Jens P. 02/07/1889 12/08/1965 h/o Mabel Melvin; s/o Julius & Sarah; U.S. Navy, WWI veteran
Freese, Julius 05/27/1857 10/26/1951 h/o Sarah
Freese, Mary Elizabeth 06/14/1924 07/19/1999  
Freese, Russell C. 07/19/1917 12/09/1989 Sgt 1st Class, U.S. Army, WWII & Korea
Freese, Russell C. II "Russ" 03/08/1943 07/30/2012 h/o Charlotte Hartkopp; s/o Russell C. & Mary (Gatlin)
Freese, Sarah nee Schmit 1851 02/18/1915 w/o Julius
Gertsen, Roger Lee 07/01/1946 03/31/1966 Pfc. U.S. Marine Corps; died while serving in Vietnam
Goodyear, Julie Karen   09/29/1946 aged 10d; d/o Earl Goodyear
Gram, Nadine Mae Freese nee Arends 04/04/1928 01/18/2014 1st husb: Neale Freese; 2nd husb: Raymond Gram; d/o Richard & Edna
Guldberg, Lorens   12/13/1944  
Hackbarth, Merrill Lee 01/15/1922 10/14/2000 h/o Pauline Horn; s/o Lee & Esther (Duesenberg); U.S. Coast Guard, Gunners Mate 2nd Class, Pacific theatre, WWII
Hansen, Albert   06/11/1970 age 78y; h/o Carrie
Hansen, Alice nee Pedersen   12/01/1974 age 77y
Hansen, Anna 1871 1921  
Hansen, Anna 1848 02/25/1900  
Hansen, Edel M. 1904 1968 w/o Einer
Hansen, Einer N. 1900 12/18/1973 h/o Edel
Hansen, Gerda   12/23/1941 d/o Carl M. Hansen
Hansen, Gunnar 09/06/1916 03/11/2013 h/o Verna; s/o Hans C. & Egidie (Pedersen)
Hansen, H.P. 1862 06/22/1923  
Hansen, Hans O. 1886/7 03/20/1932  
Hansen, Ingabore Elizabeth 06/24/1887 04/05/1910  
Hansen, Jens 1842 04/08/1922  
Hansen, Kathrine   10/0?/1955 age 83y
Hansen, Mads C. 1863 05/17/1913  
Hansen, Marie 1860 11/07/1935  
Hansen, Mrs. Adolph nee Hansen   11/16/1939 age 43y; d/o H.P. Hansen
Hansen, Mrs. Carl   12/25/1966 died in Council Bluffs, IA
Hansen, Ole   08/12/1940  
Hansen, Otto C. 04/04/1894 07/10/1925  
Hansen, Peter   06/07/1971 age 84y
Hansen, Verna nee Johansen     w/o Gunnar; Note: burial is presumed here, but has not been verified
Hansen, Walter   11/22/1973 age 78y; h/o Alice
Hanson, Andrew   1953 h/o Louise; Note: burial here has not been verified
Hanson, Louise nee Ehrle 05/26/1878 12/04/1963 w/o Andrew; d/o George & Bertha (Weitz)
Holmgaard, Harold   08/12/1972 age 80y; h/o Dora
Holmgard, Chris 04/02/1899 11/??/1953 h/o Esther Nelson; s/o Nels
Holmgard, Karen 1866 1933 "Mother"
Holmgard, Niels 1869 1946 "Father"
Jacobsen, Cecilie Caroline   03/14/1960 age 78y
Jacobsen, J.P. 1859 10/12/1918  
Jacobsen, Jorgen   08/05/1941 age 64y
Jensen, Annie nee Pedersen/Petersen   01/2?/1964 aged 81y; obits in 2 papers spelled maiden name differently
Jensen, Clara C. nee Pralle 03/10/1899 05/25/1961 w/o Harry; d/o Henry & Lena
Jensen, Kirstine 1870 -  
Jensen, Rasmus 1861 1932  
Johansen, Carl John 11/26/1901 05/12/1959 h/o Agnes
Johansen, Carolina 1852 05/28/1931 w/o Louie
Johansen, Chris B. 02/12/1884 12/13/1962 h/o Minnie Riss; s/o Loust & Caroline
Johansen, Dale C.   12/28/2001 age 76y
Johansen, Jens 11/2?/1883 05/16/1953 h/o Dorothea Hansen
Johansen, L.S. 02/24/1909 09/02/1863 h/o Vera Madson; s/o Chris B. & Minnie (Riis)
Johansen, Louie 1848 1931 h/o Carolina
Johansen, Magrada   12/??/1932  
Johansen, Marian N. 1890 03/05/1930 w/o John
Johansen, Martin G.   03/20/1965 age 72; h/o Hanna
Johansen, Milton A.   12/31/1964 age 46y; note: DOD may have been a week earlier than recorded here
Johansen, Ralph F.   11/24/2011 age 89y
Johansen, Sena 1879 1930  
Johnson, Carl D.   12/05/2003 age 77y
Johnson, John A. 07/22/1889 10/04/1918 memorial; died in WWI & was buried at sea
Johnson, Louis 1844 11/30/1931  
Johnson, Mrs. A.P.   01/17/1930  
Johnson, Sara Lee 1853 08/25/1896  
Jones, Harry R. 1883 1932  
Jorgensen, Helen Geraldine nee Berding 07/03/1929 03/12/2013 w/o William B.; d/o Dietrick & Helene (Theilen)
Jorgensen, William Boysen 'Bill' 12/02/1922 07/05/2014 h/o Helen
Jorgenson, George   07/05/1941 age 79y
Juhl, Roy   08/10/1977 age 77y; h/o Karen
Koenigsberg, R.A. 'Riney' 06/17/1912 02/21/1960 h/o Luvena Johansen; s/o Reinold & Carrie
Krabbe, Bernadean 02/27/1921 2011 w/o Raymond N.
Krabbe, James Peter 03/14/1909 1/24/2011 h/o Leona; s/o Laurits & Kristine
Krabbe, Kirstine nee Madsen 12/30/1887 03/26/1958 w/o Laurits
Krabbe, Laurits 09/17/1884 09/14/1930 h/o Kirstine; Note: the obit of his wife gives DOD 09/17/1930
Krabbe, Leona nee Larsen   1999 w/o James
Krabbe, Raymond N. 07/10/1919 02/17/1999 h/o Bernadean
Kyar, infant 04/25/1910 04/25/1910 infant of John & Ellen; Note: info. is per Find a Grave & has not been verified
Lambertsen, Anton 06/12/1896 07/15/1973 h/o Lillian; Pvt. U.S. Army, WWI
Lambertsen, Helene 10/21/1902 08/05/1924  
Lambertson, Lillian E. nee Buge   08/14/1974  
Larsen, Arthur 1883 1948 h/o Marie
Larsen, Arthur Lewis 04/25/1905 05/10/1951 h/o Esther; s/o Arthur & Marie
Larsen, Donald R. 06/19/1915 01/17/2002 h/o Helen
Larsen, Esther O. nee Johansen   06/28/2001 age 91y
Larsen, Gregers   01/28/1962 age 90y
Larsen, Helen 11/07/1913 03/28/1993 w/o Donald
Larsen, Marie nee Danielsen 1884 1968 w/o Arthur
Larson, Carl G. 06/21/1907 05/01/1945 WWII veteran
Latham, Carol Jean 1940 1940 d/o Willard & Evelyn; Note: burial here is implied by her mother's obit, but not verified
Latham, Evelyn Rasmina nee Johansen 12/17/1916 02/18/2014 w/o Willard; d/o John A. & Nora M. (Ladegaard)
Latham, Willard Chester 02/18/1912 04/01/2001 h/o Evelyn; s/o Jesse & Mamie (Meyer)
Lind, Harry 10/04/1894 03/01/1951 h/o Sophia Hansen; s/o Harry SR; WWI veteran
Lindsay, Esther Elizabeth   10/14/2000 age 96y; w/o Rusell
Lindsay, Russell   04/17/1972 age 69; h/o Esther
Lubkeman, Duane M. 07/30/1933 11/28/2002 h/o Jeanette Petersen; s/o Clarence & Kirsten (Krabbe); U.S. Army veteran
Lunning, DeWayne Micheal 04/30/1942 08/21/1995 h/o Nancy
Madsen, Chris 10/19/1900 06/13/1978 h/o Lena
Madsen, Johanna 1866 11/12/1899  
Madsen, Lena 12/10/1904 04/04/1944 w/o Chris
Madsen, Middie 1822 03/10/1912  
Madsen, Peter 1827 08/31/1903  
Mapes, Floyd E. 'Mannie' 1914 11/13/1985 h/o Maudie
McKeever, Rebecca Jean 03/20/1956 09/29/1999 aka Rebecca McKeever Paulsen
McNamara, Shawn W.   11/28/2003 age 44y; died in Santa Fe, NM
Mennenga, Arthur Dean   10/03/2012 age 81y; h/o Sally
Mennenga, Sally 04/08/1934 03/01/2014 w/o Arthur D.
Meyer, John 1859 1929  
Miller, Ewald O. 1906 1932  
Miller, Gratha 1882 1945 "Mother"
Miller, Martin 1869 1945 "Father"
Morton, Edward J. JR 07/02/1928 07/10/2003 s/o Ed & Myrtle; h/o E. Jeane Campbell
Neilsen, Dale John   09/24/1961 s/o Dale
Neilsen, Jorgen   04/19/1965 aged 82y
Nelson, Ely   10/15/1940 d/o Jacob Nelson
Nelson, George 10/10/1860 08/18/1928 "Father"
Nelson, Hilda   1910  
Nielsen, Bertha C. nee Larsen 04/03/1908 10/08/1969 w/o John
Nielsen, Ingebord   05/??/1951 aged 75y; transcriber's note: I am assuming her name was Ingebord, but it could have been her husbands first name
Nielsen, Janet   08/30/1990 age 31y; d/o Dale & Beverly; grandmother Inez Olk
Nielsen, John Christian 09/13/1902 09/19/1961 h/o Bertha; s/o Augustmus
Nowell, infant son 05/11/1953 05/11/1953 s/o Raymond C. Nowell & wife nee Peterson
Olesen, Hans 1830 01/20/1909  
Olesen, Kirstine Nettie 1832 04/07/1907  
Ostergaard, Arne   03/24/1973 age 84y
Ostergaard, Kenneth 09/08/1932 11/19/1982 s/o Arne
Ostergaard, Mrs. Arne   11/11/1970 age 76y
Ostergaard, Nels 03/21/1935 04/21/1940  
Pedersen, Anna M. nee Thompson   05/06/1969 age 79y
Pedersen, Mads 02/07/1868 02/08/1955  
Pedersen, Mrs. Oscar   06/19/1950 aged 54y; w/o Oscar
Pedersen, Oscar   12/17/1952 aged 65y
Pederson, Martha H. nee Petersen 01/17/1891 04/12/1964 w/o Nels C.; d/o Neils & Karen (Olsen)
Petersen, Andrew 05/22/1891 12/17/1929  
Petersen, Anne K. 1865 05/02/1934  
Petersen, Christina   09/30/1964 aged 80y
Petersen, Christina 1889 1977  
Petersen, Karen 1855 1926  
Petersen, Marius 1888 1976  
Petersen, Martha 03/25/1891 06/20/1978  
Petersen, Martin 1871 10/23/1905  
Petersen, Peter I. 1960 07/21/1937  
Petersen, Peter K. 09/08/1884 10/22/1962 s/o Knud
Pralle, Edward F.   03/27/1960 age 51y; h/o Elna; s/o Henry & Lena
Pralle, Elna P. nee Norgaard 03/19/1909 03/13/1999 w/o Edward; d/o Peter & Anna (Petersen)
Pringle, Sheryl Marie nee Knudsen 11/03/1967 09/09/2013 w/o Daniel Pringle (divorced); d/o Bryan & Shirley
Rasmussen, Elsie M. nee ?Sorensen 05/06/1890 12/23/1928  
Rasmussen, N.P. 1858 04/23/1916  
Reineking, Dalton L. 08/01/1951 09/22/2010 h/o Kay Cannon (divorced); s/o Wilbert & Dorothy
Reineking, Dorothy nee Christiansen     w/o Wilbert
Reineking, Lowell   12/??/1941 age 2y; s/o Wilbur & Dorothy
Reineking, Wilbur / Wilbert   03/12/1973 age 64y; h/o Dorothy
Riis, Alvin H. 1918 2000 h/o Ardyce L.
Riis, Andrew A. 1881 1949 h/o Julia
Riis, Anna Marie nee Jaspersen 05/20/1862 02/09/1911 w/o Niels
Riis, Clinton J. 1918 1919  
Riis, Doris Mable 04/09/1922 11/10/1957 "Daughter"
Riis, Elvera 1914 1915  
Riis, Gail Irene Mae nee Korth 05/20/1901 10/12/1992 w/o Harold
Riis, Harold A. 06/21/1895 11/12/1966 h/o Gail; s/o Nels & Anna M. (Jasperson); U.S. Army, WWI Veteran
Riis, Jasper 1886 1924  
Riis, Julia E. 1880 1939 w/o Andrew
Riis, Leland H. 11/10/1920 11/24/1920 s/o Harold & Gail
Riis, Niels Andersen 08/14/1858 03/26/1934 h/o Anna M.
Riss, J. Ann 08/03/1924 08/03/1924 "Daughter"
Rodecap, Sylvia   1972  
Schmidt, Anina   11/03/1954 age 69y; obits in different papers reported DOD as either Nov. 3 or 4, 1954
Schmidt, Christ   09/19/1958 aged 76y
Sorensen, Anna M. 1871 1932  
Sorensen, Hardy F.   10/30/1992 age 92y
Sorensen, Hazel N. nee Christiansen   10/17/2004 age 91y; w/o Howard
Sorensen, Johanna 1873 1929  
Sorensen, Marie K. 1846 09/02/1904  
Sorensen, Nels 08/22/1885 01/01/1907  
Stewart, Evelyn A. nee Thorson 05/13/1924 08/30/2011 w/o Edward (d. 1976 -buried in Lincoln Memorial Park, Kendall co., IL); d/o Tilbert & Gladys
Studer, Margaret 1894 1936  
Thompson, Mathilda nee Pederson 05/12/1896 04/22/1963 w/o Carl; d/o P.C. & Anna H.
Thomsen, T.C.   10/06/1934  
Van Kamen, Margaret 1901 1992 w/o Paul
Van Kamen, Paul W. 1893 03/13/1976 h/o Margaret
Waldemar, Anna 1846 1926  
Waldemar, Jens 1873 1917  
Waldemar, Mads 1836 1914  
Walling, James W.   08/28/2000 age 61
Warwick, Peggy Sue nee Michels 1961 2005 w/o Thomas L.
Warwick, Phyllis 'Willie' nee Williams 04/22/1935 10/20/2013 w/o Allen J.
Weisman, Edna 1894 1918  
Wheeler, Marlene Selma nee Morton 08/06/1935 03/31/2007 d/o John E. & Myrtle (Madsen) Morton; w/o Herbert C.
Winthers, Chris 1853 1931  
Winthers, John 01/26/1886 08/04/1915  
Zander, Aaron   1921  
Zander, David   1919  
Zander, Jens Peter A. 12/06/1890 05/11/1969 Pvt. Co. C, 161st Infantry, WWI

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