Henry J. Brueggeman
Henry J. Brueggeman and Maggie Florence Ihnen were married December 13, 1921. They were engaged in farming and operated a corn sheller and trucking business for many years.
Henry J. Brueggeman, son of Adolf and Hattie (Hasstedt) Brueggeman, was born January 3, 1899, at Boone, Iowa. In 1908, he came with his parents to a farm near Ocheyedan, Iowa. Maggie Florence Ihnen, daughter of Albert and Bertha (Fechter) Ihnen, was born March 11, 1902, in O'Brien County, Iowa.
After their marriage they lived on a farm near Worthington, Minnesota. In 1927, they moved to a farm on the west edge of Harris, and became members of St. John's Lutheran Church. They also had a corn sheller and trucking business for many years. In December, 1941, they moved to a farm three and one half miles northwest of Harris, where Henry passed away on February 1, 1956.
Maggie moved to Harris in 1958. She and Lester Heppler were married September 8, 1959; he passed away October 5, 1973. Maggie moved to the Golden Years Apartment in Sept, 1974. She entered the Lake Park Care Center in October, 1977, and passed away there February 14, 1893.
Their children: Della Mae Rubsam of Harris, Marlyn (Bud) of Lake Park, and Elaine Mehan of Millford.
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