Kummer Cemetery aerial view
Kummer Cemetery aerial view (Image courtesy of Google)

Kummer Cemetery

The Kummer (sometimes wrongly spelled Kumer) cemetery gravestone listing is complete. Kummer is designated as a Pioneer Cemetery.

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In good condition but needs work. Sumac will soon be cut down. Lilies cover the entire plot and will be removed. One broken stone was found, but will be easy to fix. Other stones need straightening. There is a wood fence around the plot. There are hopes to some day replace it. (updated 8 Nov 2012)

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Directions and Location Maps:

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From South Amana
  1. Turn left onto US-6 East (0.9 mi)
  2. Turn right (0.2 mi)

Ask permission to gain access.

Coordinates: Latitude 41.76719868984733, Longitude -91.94942951202393

Read by: Bertha Kummer Tibben prior to 1976
Web page by: Stephen Williams
Published: Iowa County IAGenWeb Website, Oct 2009.
Media Source: Gravestone inscriptions and Pauline Lillie's Cemetery History
Cemetery Listing:
ObitSurnameGiven NameDate of BirthDate of DeathAgeNotes
KroenleinBarbara185663ywife of Andrew
Burgininfant1869infant of Henry
KummerMatilda18711ydau of Jacob & Caroline
KummerEmma18722ddau of Jacob & Caroline
KummerIda1903dau of Jacob & Caroline
Kummerinfant1936son of George & Florence