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Cemetery Index


Union Cemetery
33476 Littleport Rd., Edgewood
Parcel ID #14-36-402-001
Lot 1 NE SW, Lot 1 NW SE & SW SW NE Sec. 36, SE/SW
1.33 acres
Cox Creek twp.

To reach Union cemetery, take Littleport Rd. (X-21) south from Littleport, traveling about a mile to the cemetery.


Union cemetery - photograph by Phyllis Peterson

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Obituaries for some of the people buried in Union Cemetery have been transcribed ... look for them in the Clayton Co. Obituary Index.

Gravestone photos: IAGenWeb Gravestone Photo Project

Legal description, map & photo - provided by D. Matthew, deputy Clayton co. Assessor. Clicking on "Map" on the top menu will change the view to a birdseye view of the cemetery (opens a new window).


Sources:
1. Gravestone inscriptions
2. WPA cemetery records, transcribed by Phyllis Montour
3. Obituaries
4. Iowa Death Certificates (familysearch.org)
5. Other sources as credited

Name Birth Death Comments
Parsons, Catherine nee Romig 05/??/1834 04/21/1917 lot 1E
Parsons, John 02/2?/1863 07/18/1864  
Parsons, Joseph     no dates; lot 1E
Parsons, Morgan A. 05/30/1867 03/17/1940  
Parsons, Thomas 1828 12/04/1922 lot 1E
Peick, Adolph 11/03/1828 04/08/1893 h/o 1st Amelia Frisler or Pasier (unkn death & burial), 2nd Minnie (Woodrich) Gottschalk (d. 1909, bur. w/August Gottschalk); s/o Christian & Cecilia (Curtscue)
Peick, Christian 1854 07/12/1882 lot 7
Peick, Sophia nee Possehl 1842 03/10/1888 lot 7
Phelps, Carol Faye nee Coon 08/22/1940 10/24/2016 w/o Clair
Phelps, Clair Daniel 'Bud' 04/13/1939 11/23/2018 h/o Carol
Phelps, Irvin Jerome 02/26/1904 06/10/1960 h/o Mildred Boege
Phelps, Linda L. 04/28/1949 07/17/2013 h/o Bruce Berens (?divorced); d/o Irvin & Mildred
Pieck, Dorotha 1825 04/14/1868 lot 7
Pieck, Minnie 1881 1900 lot 36
Pieck, Wilhelm T. 1845 1910 lot 36
Piehl, Bill 'Uncle Bill' 1863 1935 lot 6
Piehl, Charles 1859 11/17/1942 h/o Mary
Piehl, Mary nee Musselt 09/07/1861 1944 w/o Charles; Note! Gravestone has year of birth 1860; obit gives 1861
Porter, Harriet E. nee Beatty 1838 03/01/1908 lot 19, dates are from WPA
Porter, John T. 1823 05/09/1912 lot 19, dates are from WPA
Possehl, Wilhelmina 'Minnie' 12/17/1815 08/??/1903 age 88y; w/o Carl J.; mother of Carl J. (died in CW) & Mrs. J.J. Liddy; obit gives Union cemetery as burial place
Pugh, Lorain A. 10/19/1911 04/09/1974  
Pugh, Lucille M. nee Stocks 12/27/1915 04/12/1989  
Pust, Caroline 1875 1955  
Pust, Christian C. 11/21/1872 08/14/1936 lot 8; h/o Caroline; s/o Henry & Sophia
Pust, Earl C. 1897 1973  
Pust, Henry 03/16/1844 02/11/1917 lot 6; h/o Sophia; s/o August Christof & Elizabeth
Pust, Mable E. 1897 1977  
Pust, Sophia nee Pieck 10/23/1852 10/30/1915 lot 6; w/o Henry
Quigley, Elizabeth 1843 02/17/1868 lot 14
Refle, Florence 1908 1995  
Refle, George - - stone very old & weathered, mostly illegible
Refle, George M. 1905 1967  
Refle, Harry 1899 1977  
Refle, Jan Alan 04/17/1963 09/02/2009 h/o Sheri Jarman; s/o Dean & Sandy
Refle, John 1858 1912  
Refle, Joseph 02/29/1856 06/08/1925 h/o Lena; s/o Michael & Mary
Refle, Josie   09/18/1886  
Refle, Magdalena 'Lena' nee Stemmer 08/17/1866 11/18/1940 w/o Joseph; d/o Mathias/Mathew & Kathryn (Beeh); parents are buried at Communia cemetery
Refle, Mary / Marie nee Gustel 05/26/1826 01/01/1906 lot 3; w/o Michael
Refle, Michael 1825 02/10/1901 lot 3; h/o Mary
Refle, Ruth 1903 1988  
Refle, Sarah 1894 1954  
Refle, Walter Edward 07/29/1901 09/07/1982  
Refle, William C. 10/11/1896 10/01/1974  
Reichart, Anna K. 1879 1950  
Reichart, Charles W. 1881 1955  
Reichart, Dora      
Reichart, Fred R. 05/17/1837 04/05/1914 lot 8; h/o Marie; Note: Death certificate spells surname as Reichhardt
Reichart, Harley H. 1905 1993  
Reichart, Henry 01/04/1869 01/17/1921 lot 28; s/o Fred & Mary
Reichart, Laura 02/28/1870 11/19/1942  
Reichart, Lena     Note: research needed, may be buried in Illyria cemetery
Reichart, Marie / Mary nee Dahling 10/16/1843 06/28/1931 lot 8; w/o Fred; d/o Wm & unkn
Reichart, Mildred M. 1922 1995  
Reichart, S. Louisa 1873 1971  
Reichart, William H. 02/06/1867 03/17/1956  
Reimer, Charles 1873 1953  
Reimer, Frank 1901 1987  
Reimer, Friedericka C.D. nee Dannenfeldt 07/14/1848 03/26/1900 lot 3, w/o Frederick
Reimer, Frederick C. H. 04/25/1841 08/12/1923 lot 3, h/o Friedericka; s/o John & Mary (Meyer); Note: WPA incorrectly gives initials as C.L.
Reimer, Lillie 1880 10/1950 w/o Charles
Reimer, William C. 08/07/1871 01/18/1908 h/o Anna; s/o Frederick & Friedericka
Rieck, infant son   02/??/1905 s/o Charles & Blanche; burial here is likely but not confirmed
Rieck, infant son   09/0?/1906 s/o Charles & Blanche; burial here is likely but not confirmed
Rieck, Anna M. nee Nightingale 1885 1964  
Rieck, Charles N. 1873 11/15/1959 1st h/o Blanche Hines (divorced; she d. aft 1951, prob. in CA); s/o Wm & Sophia (Meese)
Rieck, Henry J. 1878 1946  
Rieck, Howard Paul 05/23/1911 12/07/1963  
Rieck, Sophia nee Meese 07/03/1846 03/13/1925 w/o Wilhelm T.
Rieck, Sylvan Edward 1909 02/17/1987 h/o Joyce
Rieck, Wilhelm Theo John 'William' 12/18/1845 11/08/1910 h/o Sophia
Rieck, Winifred 'Joyce' nee Connor 04/16/1926 04/06/1996 w/o Sylvan
Rodas, daughter 03/28/1926 03/28/1926  
Rodas, August 1879 1955  
Rodas, Charley 02/20/187? 01/26/1892  
Rodas, Dwight Wayne 07/19/1947 09/13/2020 h/o Janis Bente; s/o Elmer & Lyla; U.S. Army, Vietnam Veteran
Rodas, Edna nee Winch 1898 1962 w/o Fred
Rodas, Elizabeth 1884 1979  
Rodas, Elmer John 05/02/1918 09/08/2004 h/o Lyla; s/o Fred & Edna
Rodas, Fred 1886 1968 h/o Edna
Rodas, Henry M. 1869 1952  
Rodas, John 1873 1952  
Rodas, John 03/01/1833 03/22/1920 lot 12; h/o Lena
Rodas, Lyla Opal nee Ruroden 01/06/1923 07/26/2006 w/o Elmer; d/o Olaf & Lettie (Malumquist)
Rodas, Orlena 'Lena' nee Sunbolt 09/08/1844 11/20/1931 lot 12; w/o John; maiden name is from Death Cert.
Rodas, William 01/08/1871 09/17/1889 lot 12; s/o John & Lena
Roeder, Frank J. 1900 1974  
Roeder, Melvina A. 1901 1967  
Rohn, Ella      
Rohn, Frederiche C. 1864 10/01/1900 lot 28
Romig, Clarinda nee Nading 1853 03/08/1884 lot 33
Romig, Elmer M.      
Romig, Jesse 1808 08/17/1890 lot 1
Romig, Margaret nee Galer 1807 06/15/1868 lot 1
Ross, Andrew 11/07/1857 ??/08/1922 lot 9
Ross, Andrew N. 11/11/1908 05/09/1979  
Ross, infant      
Ross, Marvel G. 06/05/1910 04.28.2002  
Ross, Rosa Jane nee Greeley 02/25/1862 03/25/1918 lot 9
Ross, Stella      
Rowell, Lillie Frances nee Thurn 09/22/1914 09/15/2012 w/o Lowell D.; d/o Frank & Emma (Ross)
Rowell, Lowell D. 1915 09/23/1998  
Ruegnitz, Alvina C. / Elvina C. 1903 08/02/1989  
Ruegnitz, Augusta nee Blanchaine 09/09/1856 10/07/1923 lot 2; w/o George
Ruegnitz, Elsie M. 1908 1996  
Ruegnitz, Frances Marie nee Hildebrand 1911 11/24/1998 w/o Kenneth; d/o Wm & Elizabeth (Meese)
Ruegnitz, George Carl 07/23/1943 03/16/196?  
Ruegnitz, George 1851 03/13/1923 lot 2; h/o Augusta
Ruegnitz, George Jr. 1881 1938 lot 2; s/o George & Augusta
Ruegnitz, Kenneth E. 1912 1999 h/o Frances
Ruegnitz, Ransom J. 1906 1976  
Ruegnitz, Raymond 1909 2004 h/o Ruth
Ruegnitz, Rosa nee Enderes 1887 1978  
Ruegnitz, Roy C. 1908 2003  
Ruegnitz, Ruth Amella Julia nee Meyer 01/12/1913 01/09/2004 w/o Raymond; d/o George & Emma (Hawker)
Sadler, Louisa nee Quigley 1841 07/10/1873 lot 16; w/o George (d. 1926, bur. Edgewood cem.); d/o Dennis; DIL of Robert (below); DOD is from WPA
Sadler, Robert 1789* 02/01/1884 lot 16; h/o Katherine Larkin (d. 1877, buried Sacred Heart, Littlpt); *DOD date from WPA & gravestone, but is very likely incorrect; see obit for more info.
Samp, Daniel 09/28/1811 03/27/1893 lot 12
Samp, Gottliebe 07/19/1814 03/29/1888 lot 12
Scheer, Fred A. 1893 1972  
Scheer, Hazel Mae 1912 1994  
Scheer, Jane 1892 1984  
Schlee, Amelia 1891 1978  
Schlee, Augusta Frieda nee Wintrick 01/08/1911 10/29/1995 1st marriage to Webster, 2nd to Walter Schlee
Schlee, Herman G. 1870 1951  
Schlee, Walter J. 1910 1996 h/o Augusta F.
Schuety, Herman W. 1898 1989  
Schuety, Iona E. 1908 2003  
Shaw, Sandra 01/24/1934 04/23/1934 d/o Adrian & Lina (Liddy); twin of Sharon
Simonson, Leo R. 1891    
Simonson, Ruth M. 1895 1979  
Smith, B. E. 1826 02/08/1890 lot 6, dates from WPA
Smith, Eddie L. 05/03/1931 02/13/1984  
Stalnaker, Anna nee Gottschalk      
Stalnaker, Lydia A. 1846 04/02/1897 lot 11, dates from WPA
Stalnaker, S.M. 'Silas Marion' 03/18/1849 03/16/1918 lot 11; s/o James & Elizabeth (McLane)
Stone, Charles W. 06/22/1881 06/19/1940 h/o Lena; s/o Charles
Stone, Lena M. Gray nee Bottleman 1878 1967 1st h/Mr. Gray, 2nd h/Charles Stone
Storjohann, Judy A. 1946 1988  
Storjohann, Nicholas A. 'Hoss' 12/12/1939 02/24/1994 has two markers
Sylvester, Dale G. 10/27/1935 01/04/2018  
Sylvester, Frank George 01/29/1876 07/09/1961 h/o Margaret; s/o John & Melisa
Sylvester, Hazel Helen nee Putzier 03/06/1918 01/02/2010 w/o Dale; d/o Chas & Augusta (Ball)
Sylvester, Hubert John 11/07/1907 08/12/1983  
Sylvester, Margaret nee Sheppard 1874 1962 w/o Frank
Sylvester, R. Dale 1903 1996 h/o Hazel; s/o Frank & Margaret
Thein, Delores W. 06/27/191? 02/??/1991  
Thein, E. Alberta 02/??/1918 01/11/1994  
Thurn, Alma M. nee Beyer 189? 19?4 w/o Ernest J.
Thurn, Bradley Lee 09/14/1938 01/19/1939 s/o Harlan & Arlene
Thurn, Clarence E. 1904 1996 s/o Frank & Emma
Thurn, Ellie 1887 1981  
Thurn, Emma A. nee Ross 1881 1969  
Thurn, Ernest J. 09/17/1888 10/04/1957 h/o Alma; s/o Franz & Elizabeth (Pauli); twin of Charley (buried Sacred Heart, Littleport); has two markers
Thurn, Francis Ernest 'Buddy' 03/27/1935 05/28/2013 h/o Joyce Kuehl; s/o Ernest J. & Alma
Thurn, Frank J. 06/11/1876 10/11/1945 h/o Emma; s/o Franz & Elizabeth (Pauli)
Thurn, Harlan J. 1917 02/07/1970 h/o Arlene Nelson
Thurn, Hattie M. nee Beyer 1901 1977 w/o Wm. J.
Thurn, Lucille nee Nading 1913 1998  
Thurn, Victor Frank 01/13/1935 04/29/1981 h/o Mary (Alexander) Strief; s/o Wm. J. & Hattie; US Army veteran
Thurn, W.J. 1901 1979 h/o Hattie; s/o Frank & Emma
Thurn, William 1878 1965 s/o Franz & Elizabeth (Pauli)
Thurn, William 'Bill' 1949 1997  
Venteicher, Donni I. nee Kunde 12/08/1953 07/07/2015 w/o Richard
Waterman, Emma nee Jaster 1873 1965  
Waterman, Martin F. 1901 12/22/1992 h/o Pearl
Waterman, Paul C. 1911 1952  
Waterman, Pearl M. nee Maier 1906 2001 w/o Martin
Waterman, William T. 1868 1847  
Wegener, Augusta 09/21/1824 04/21/1905 w/o William
Wegener, Charles A. 'C.A.' 03/07/1853 06/01/1939 s/o William & Augusta
Wegener, William 01/23/1822 09/25/1889 lot 2, h/o Augusta
West, Janice J. nee Zapf 02/15/1940 08/30/2016 w/o Gene
Weyant, Kenneth K. 07/23/1926 01/11/2000 h/o Maxine
Weyant, Maxine D. nee Otterbeck 10/11/1925 12/19/2013 w/o Kenneth
White, George E.   1945  
White, Lewin 10/13/1826 06/10/1910 lot 29
Willardson, Gladys B. nee Clinton 1910 1978  
Williams, Artie 09/01/1905 01/13/1907 s/o Fred
Williams, Emma J. nee Fritz 1876 19?3  
Williams, Fred F. 1879 19??  
Winch, Fred 1873 1954  
Winch, Minnie 1877 1942  
Winkler, Ernest F. 1897 1965  
Winkler, Mildred C. 1906 2000  
Wolf, Don C. 1915 1988 h/o June
Wolf, June M. 1917 11/??/1983 w/o Don
Yingling, Hattie M. 1888 1973  
Yingling, Robert H. 1885 1957  
Yohe, Howard Noble 11/03/1920 01/31/1991 has two markers
Yohe, Lois C. 11/26/1923 07/11/1986  
Zwingly, J.H. Meier 03/??/1906 08/24/1906  

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