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Pleasant Hill Cemetery

Grant township, Franklin co. IA


Photograph taken by Harold Pohlman

  • The cemetery is located west of Ackley at 1595 40th St. Traveling west from Ackley on Hardin Rd (Hwy 57), drive approx. 7 1/2 miles to U.S. Hwy 65. Turn on 65, going north 2 miles, turn left on 40th St. Travel a short distance to the cemetery on the south side of 40th St.

    Traveling from Iowa Falls, take U.S. Hwy 65 north, following as it makes 90 degree turns east, then another north. At 40th St. turn left and drive a short distance to the cemetery.

  • View gravestone photos taken at Pleasant Hill cemetery at the Iowa Gravestone Photo Project. Thank-you to Harold Pohlman for his photo-survey of the cemetery in the spring of 2017.

  • Obits may have been posted for people buried in Pleasant Hill cemetery - Grant twp.
    Franklin co. Obit Board
    Hardin co. Obit Board
    Wright co. Obit Board

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

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NAME BIRTH DEATH REMARKS
Ahlberg, Hilda L. 1918 2006 w/o Marvin
Ahlberg, Marvin L. 1915 1966 h/o Hilda
Albright, Cora M. 04/15/1919 07/10/2013 w/o Wayne
Albright, Wayne Leroy 06/04/1918 08/10/2008 h/o Cora
Aldinger, Friederine 1864 1892  
Aldinger, Gertie 1885 1958 w/o John C.
Aldinger, J.C. 07/05/1816 03/10/1890 "Father"
Aldinger, John C. 1884 1956 h/o Gertie
Aldinger, John David 01/26/1891 09/10/1892 "by Geneva, Iowa"
Aldinger, Maria 04/17/1864 11/20/1892 w/o William
Aldinger, William F. 06/02/1858 09/24/1938 h/o Maria; Cenotaph - is buried in Fir Lawn cemetery, Washington co., Oregon, possibly w/2nd wife Mary
Aldinger, William H. 12/17/1884 03/27/1913 "Son"
Andrewson, Audrey D. 08/18/1924 11/08/1991  
Balvanz, Meryl G. 01/18/1917 12/07/2010 w/o Theodore
Balvanz, Theodore C. 12/18/1916 06/24/1998 h/o Meryl
Berkle, Carl 1854 1925  
Berkle, Caroline 10/04/1855 09/19/1888  
Boelman, Harvey 06/19/1923 07/27/1985 h/o Verda; Korean war veteran
Boelman, Verda nee Meyer 02/05/1915 11/18/1991 w/o Harvey
Bonjour, Ethel Irene 05/19/1910 01/15/2002 "Mother"
Boyenga, Etta   1903 ssa Seede & Ryndell
Boyenga, infant 09/??/1917 09/05/1917 infant of H. & E.
Boyenga, Ryndell A.   19?6 ssa Etta & Seede
Boyenga, Seede   193? ssa Etta & Ryndell
Brass, Amanda M. 10/29/1930 05/23/1996  
Brass, John E. 04/01/1887 12/02/1973  
Brass, Mae H. 05/24/1891 11/10/1969  
Brass, Memke 05/27/1862 03/29/1921 w/o Wiard
Brass, Wiard E. 01/19/1856 02/13/1935 h/o Memke
Brower, Henry 03/31/1913 11/18/2006 h/o Nettie
Brower, Nettie 12/01/1909 07/22/2002 w/o Henry
Buttjer, Eble 1894 1959  
Buttjer, George 1899 1967  
Buttjer, infant   1897  
Buttjer, Mary 1887 1923  
Buttjer, Minnie 1854 1928  
Campbell, Charlotte 1906 1991 w/o John
Campbell, John W. 1893 1972 h/o Charlotte
Campbell, Marian 05/30/1930 03/30/1969  
Cordes, Albert 06/07/1910 10/01/1985 h/o Irene
Cordes, Irene 05/23/1916 11/13/2005 w/o Albert
Cronk, Jean Marie nee Snyder 09/07/1925 03/09/2010  
Diemer, Alfred Leo 'Fritz' 1933 07/??/1999 2nd h/o Carlene
Diemer, Arlene D. nee Welchko 02/18/1924 08/27/2000 w/o Robert
Diemer, Carlene Dee Jones nee Schossow 06/03/1942 10/20/2014 w/o 1st Wayne Jones (divorced), 2nd Alfred; d/o Ray A. & Pearl E. (Nyreen)
Diemer, Ray E. 1896 1943 h/o Watchie
Diemer, Robert L. 09/21/1926 10/01/1968 h/o Arlene
Diemer, Sharon K. nee Oleson 10/04/1938 08/19/2013 w/o Wallace; d/o Claude & Myrtle (Whipple)
Diemer, Wallace J. 06/01/1936 05/15/2014 h/o Sharon
Diemer, Watchie A. nee Schoon 1898 1982 w/o Ray
Duit, Anton 02/27/1885 03/10/1941 h/o Otillie
Duit, Elise Jajenette nee Grothaus 07/21/1847 03/16/1905 w/o Johann
Duit, Garrelt 1915 1975 h/o Phyllis
Duit, Garrelt 12/04/1870 02/09/1895 s/o J. & E.; b. Galveston, Texas
Duit, Johann C. 02/19/1842 02/08/1922 h/o Elise; b. West Rhuderfelin, Ostriesland
Duit, Otillie 05/10/1887 12/13/1960 w/o Anton
Duit, Phyllis 1920 2011 w/o Garrelt
Duit, Selma E.J. 07/02/1911 08/01/1912  
Duit, Tjode 05/11/1883 09/25/1891 s/o J. & E.
England, Donald W. 12/10/1929 04/21/2011 U.S. Air Force veteran
England, Evonne Lynn 1928 1971 "Mother"
England, Hilda M. 1910 1999 w/o Reuben
England, Jacob 06/10/1875 02/21/1955 h/o Sophia
England, John W. 07/09/1904 09/26/1966 h/o Lucille
England, Lucille M. 10/31/1905 05/11/1998 w/o John
England, Reuben L. 1909 1987 h/o Hilda
England, Robert K. 05/24/1933 05/08/1995 h/o Cleo F.
England, Sophia L. 10/11/1877 12/01/1955 w/o Jacob
Fischer, Antje Antina      
Graf, Christian 10/30/1828 04/30/1901  
Graf, Dorothea 1833 02/??/1888  
Graff, Alma A. 03/28/1876 01/15/1970 w/o Andrew
Graff, Andrew 11/22/1876 09/22/1949 h/o Alma
Graff, Andrew 1890 1907 "Son"
Graff, Andrew C. 09/16/1916 04/11/1944 s/o Andrew & Alma; 506th sqd, 44th Bombardment group H, AAF
Graff, Bertha R. 11/24/1907 12/26/1983 d/o Andrew & Alma
Graff, Delores A. 1915 1983 w/o John
Graff, Emma S. 1897 1932 ssa Gottlieb
Graff, Frieda E. 02/16/1912 05/06/1981 d/o Andrew & Alma
Graff, George 1860 1932 "Father"
Graff, Gottlieb 1869 1899 ssa Emma S.
Graff, John A. 1910 2003 h/o Delores
Graff, Mary 1866 1948 "Mother"
Graff, son   11/13/1903 infant s/o A. & Alma
Greimann, Laurel J. 09/01/1945 12/30/2012 w/o Ronald
Greimann, Ronald D. 06/23/1943 11/03/2008 h/o Laurel
Grund, Joseph 04/20/1879 08/21/1963  
Hanisch, Marie 09/08/1877 10/10/1953 w/o Rudolph
Hanisch, Rudolph 11/10/1872 03/26/1944 h/o Marie
Hannen, Velma June 06/26/1926 04/13/1993 "Mother"
Hansen, Gertrude 1904 1951  
Harris, Ian Kamalei   01/07/1991 twin s/o Gary & Dawn
Harris, Keaton Nohea   01/07/1991 twin s/o Gary & Dawn
Hartkopp, Charles Orrin 'Chuck' 02/19/1947 04/18/2010 h/o Bonnie L. Abbas; s/o Ernest & Gladys; U.S. Army, Vietnam
Hartkopp, Darwin D. 03/04/1954 10/27/1995 h/o Debbra Toomsen
Hartkopp, Ernest F. 05/09/1920 09/25/2008 h/o Gladys; Veteran
Hartkopp, Gladys P. nee Diemer 10/16/1924 03/17/2008 w/o Ernest
Haupt, Clarence D. 1924 2001 h/o Esther
Haupt, Esther L. nee Thies 1924 2013 w/o Clarence
Helwig, Caroline nee Leise 02/02/1849 01/13/1927 w/o George
Helwig, George 09/17/1847 06/12/1905 w/o Caroline
Hendricks, Julie nee Campbell 1939 1985  
Hofmeister, Christina Ann   09/28/1976 d/o Darwin & Rhonda
Hofmeister, Christopher W.   01/11/1976 s/o Darwin & Rhonda
Hofmeister, Dorothy M. 04/28/1919 02/15/2003 w/o Wm. P.
Hofmeister, William P. 02/27/1918 01/14/1982 h/o Dorothy
Hoversten, Rodney R. 02/14/1957 12/18/2011 h/o Vicki
Hoversten, Shirley J. 1938 1977 w/o Wallace
Hoversten, Wallace R. 1935 2009 h/o Shirley
Huntbatch, Frederick J. 05/22/1914 01/24/2004 Veteran
Huntbatch, John S. 1885 1972 h/o Pauline
Huntbatch, Pauline F. 1889 1959 w/o John
Kappen, Frederick 11/05/1858 09/30/1945 h/o Minnie
Kappen, Minnie 05/30/1866 12/05/1949 w/o Frederick
Kappen, Richard R. 05/04/1923 06/11/1956 "Son"
Kappen, son 09/22/1922 02/19/1923 s/o Elmer & Leona
Karsjens, Ella 1907 1963  
Karsjens, Marten 03/09/1852 06/05/1928  
Karsjens, Tena 1890 1978 w/o Tjark
Karsjens, Tjark H. 1881 1979 h/o Tena
Karsjens, Trientje 03/31/1861 09/04/1958  
Kelley, Roxann nee Hoversten 07/01/1960 09/28/1999  
Kienast, Joseph Peter III 03/30/1920 09/24/2002 h/o Nina; U.S. Marine Corps veteran
Kienast, Nina Irene nee Thies 06/30/1923 11/06/1998 w/o Joseph P.; d/o Henry A. & Mary L. (Geisler)
Klein, August Fredrick 07/30/1887 08/17/1945 Pvt. 214th Engrs. 14th Div.
Klein, Carl W. 1893 1982 h/o Minnie
Klein, Clarence 12/09/1895? 08/20/191?  
Klein, Daniel 01/09/1857 12/20/1929 h/o Katherina
Klein, Fred W.   02/13/1890 s/o J. & J.
Klein, Jacob 01/09/1862 09/06/1912 h/o Johanna
Klein, Johanna nee Wiedersehn 02/26/1887 12/12/1943 w/o Jacob
Klein, Katherina 11/17/1858 04/07/1918 w/o Daniel; Note: DOD could be 1913
Klein, Minnie B. 1894 1987 w/o Carl
Klein, Willard C. 07/31/1921 08/24/2004 h/o Yvonne; s/o Carl & Minnie
Kloetzer, Donald Andrew     h/o Wanda
Kloetzer, Edward Oscar 12/05/1918 07/09/2015 s/o Kurt & Ella; U.S. Army, S. Sgt., Co. H, 168th Inf. 34th Div., N. Africa & Italy, 1941-1945
Kloetzer, Ella nee Poley 1887 1968 w/o Kurt
Kloetzer, Frank A. 06/24/1914 10/13/2001  
Kloetzer, Kurt 1880 1975 h/o Ella
Kloetzer, Wanda Lavonne nee Oleson 01/13/1933 03/02/2011 w/o Donald A.; d/o Albin & Martha (Cooper)
Koeppen, Ludwig Karl 02/26/1907 ??/?4/1907 s/o ? & Margaret
Koppes, Carrie L. 06/08/1885 04/27/1897  
Kracht, daughter     infant d/o G. & S.
Kracht, Gottlieb 05/07/1881 05/20/1958 h/o Susan
Kracht, infant     infant o/ G. & S.
Kracht, son     infant s/o G. & S.
Kracht, Susan nee Helwig 09/03/1879 02/06/1950 w/o Gottlieb; d/o George & Caroline
Lamb, Edna nee Smiley 1903 1989 w/o Royal
Lamb, Royal L. 02/16/1900 1974 h/o Edna; s/o James & Ida M. (Carpenter)
Lehmann, Arthur   12/29/1931 infant son
Lehmann, Caroline M. 1909 2006 w/o John JR
Lehmann, John JR 1907 1993 h/o Caroline
Lehmann, John SR 12/27/1878 09/26/1968 h/o Louisa
Lehmann, Lavern   12/29/1931 infant son
Lehmann, Louisa H. 07/01/1886 10/13/1966 w/o John
Meier, Fred O. 1810 1883 h/o Marie
Meier, Marie G. 1836 1918 w/o Fred
Meyer, Ahlrich S. 01/20/1878 06/22/1966  
Meyer, Anna 1892 1953 w/o Wayne
Meyer, Ella R. 1905 1996 w/o Tom
Meyer, Donald L.   5/10/2012 age 80y
Meyer, Kasper C. 1906 1984 h/o Minnie
Meyer, Katherine 1854 1935  
Meyer, L. 1849 1925  
Meyer, Lavern A. 1904 1979 h/o Mabel
Meyer, Mabel B. 1906 1990 w/o Lavern
Meyer, Melmiene nee Kromminga 11/25/1865 08/27/1916  
Meyer, Milf L. 09/17/1866 04/15/1917  
Meyer, Minnie L. 1906 1998 w/o Kasper
Meyer, Neva M. 07/28/1937 09/13/2012 w/o Russell
Meyer, Theda nee Karsjens 08/22/1883 03/01/1956  
Meyer, Tom 1905 1976 h/o Ella
Meyer, Wayne 1889 1972 h/o Anna
Miller, Bessie   03/05/1893 1y 17d; d/o J. & M.
Miller, Carrie M.   189? ?y 9m 7d; d/o J. & M.
Miller, son   03/11/1897 aged 5d; infant s/o J. & M.
Mittelstadt, Beryle M. 11/28/1898 07/02/1904 d/o W.E. & L.R.
Mittelstadt, Paul E. 07/01/1909 08/28/1909 s/o W.E. & L.R.
Mohler, Anna C. 12/0?/1870 11/09/1944  
Mohler, George E. 12/24/1912 12/23/1999 h/o Norma
Mohler, John A. 12/08/1865 05/15/1927  
Mohler, Norma D. 06/28/1915 10/08/1973 w/o George
Muessigmann, Esther M. 1889 1938 w/o Fred
Muessigmann, Fred 1885 1970 h/o Esther
Muessigmann, Helen A. 1914 1995 w/o Lester
Muessigmann, Henry 1890 1968 h/o Mary
Muessigmann, Lester F. 1915 1982 h/o Helen
Muessigmann, Mary 1890 1974 w/o Henry
Murra, Clarence 01/12/1924 03/25/2008 h/o Evelyn
Murra, Evelyn M.     w/o Clarence
Murra, Troy Eldon 12/19/1961 04/25/2012 h/o Cheryl
Neuendorf, Raymond LaVerne 09/10/1927 09/06/1999 h/o Florence Brass
Patzer, Doris A. 1917 2006 w/o Fred
Patzer, Fred H. 1911 1977 h/o Doris
Phillips, Lena A.F. 1902 1980 w/o Russell
Phillips, Russell W. 1901 1991 h/o Lena
Pieper, Harold 10/06/1945 11/25/1995  
Poley, Clarice E. 1951 2010 d/o Max & Grace
Poley, Ernst 10/19/1878 01/06/1916  
Poley, Frank R. 03/21/1914 07/17/1991  
Poley, Grace J. nee Frey 1921 2009 w/o Max
Poley, Max O. 1910 1984 h/o Grace
Poley, Paul 10/13/1880 03/09/1951  
Rabe, Clarence A. 07/23/1923 12/30/1923 "Son"
Raisch, Bertha E. 03/10/1889 11/16/1957 w/o Henry
Raisch, Gearald 10/02/1925 04/09/1926  
Raisch, Henry W. 05/09/1888 12/06/1952 h/o Bertha
Reece, Cady Jerome 07/10/1921 08/07/1988 h/o Theda; Tec-4, U.S. Army, WWII
Reece, Theda nee Willms     w/o Cady
Reed, Danielle Roxann   03/16/2001 d/o Jim & Heather
Richmann, Melvin L. 09/22/1920 07/08/1998 T-Sgt, U.S. Army Air Forces, WWII
Richtsmeier, Emma 1886 1961 w/o John
Richtsmeier, Henry Fred 1910 1964  
Richtsmeier, John C. 1879 1964 h/o Emma
Richtsmeier, John F. 1918 1980 PFC U.S. Army, WWII
Roelfs, Erna E. nee Kloetzer 04/25/1912 08/24/1997 w/o Richard
Roelfs, Richard B. 09/05/1914 06/15/1953 h/o Erna
Russell, Albert W. 1868 1950 h/o Zella
Russell, Zella C. 1882 1966 w/o Albert
Schamber, Alice M. 09/27/1944 10/19/2008 w/o Lloyd
Schnabel, Anna R. 12/09/1862 09/03/1929  
Schnabel, Franz G. 05/??/1894 09/??/1894 s/o J. & A.
Schnabel, Jacob 02/20/1868 10/04/1916 Note: dates are 'best guess'
Schollian, Bertha Mae 1890 1971 w/o Emanuel
Schollian, Emanuel W. 1878 1959 h/o Bertha
Schoon, Anna 1871 1960 w/o Ben
Schoon, Ben 1869 1960 h/o Anna
Schoon, Mable C. 01/08/1917 03/26/1917 d/o B. & A.
Snater, Arnold F. 02/18/1895 04/26/1954 h/o Maybelle
Snater, Grace 03/23/1866 02/20/1943 w/o Henry
Snater, Henry 02/09/1864 06/09/1955 h/o Grace
Snater, Hilda 01/02/1909 12/26/1940 d/o Henry & Grace
Snater, Maybelle B. 11/11/1896 11/03/1979 w/o Arnold
Studer, Helen M. 1919 2002 w/o Kenneth
Studer, Keith J. 02/18/1943 10/10/2013 h/o Linda; s/o Kenneth & Helen
Studer, Kenneth J. 1918 1994 h/o Helen
Thies, Emma D. 11/17/1888 10/07/1976 w/o John E.
Thies, Frank T. 06/04/1905 01/15/1908 s/o J. & H.
Thies, Fred W. 1893 1975 h/o Taldine
Thies, Frederick John 1929 1935  
Thies, Henrietta 12/25/1863 09/23/1945 w/o John
Thies, Henry August 11/18/1890 02/01/1959 h/o Mary
Thies, John 12/18/1861 04/24/1952 h/o Henrietta
Thies, John E. 10/06/1883 08/10/1967 h/o Emma
Thies, John H. 1928 2005  
Thies, Louisa nee Duker 06/24/1823 06/25/1902 w/o Heinrich F.
Thies, Mary Louise nee Geisler 1900 1961 w/o Henry
Thies, Taldine W. 1896 1986 w/o Fred W.
Tripp, Brian Dean   06/07/1969 infant s/o Marlyn & Karen
Venenga, Bert 1900 1984 h/o Fannie
Venenga, Fannie 1899 199? w/o Bert
Waldin, Karl JR 06/14/1921 03/08/2001 U.S. Army WWII
Waldin, Selma nee Poley 01/05/1890 04/18/1972  
Willms, Albert H. 1917 1940  
Willms, Dougas Charles   04/25/1986 w/o Charles & Cynthia
Willms, Henry Harm 11/11/1895 03/30/1959 h/o Sema; Veteran
Willms, John L. 1887 1957 h/o Tena
Willms, Sema nee Karsjens 06/15/1902 06/06/2002 w/o Henry
Willms, Tena W. nee Karsjens 1894 1981 w/o John
Wolf, Otto Frank 1888 1972 ssa Paul J.
Wolf, Paul Jacob 1891 1908 ssa Otto F.
Young, Ethelena 1860 1942 w/o Osbon
Young, Osbon 1855 1944 h/o Ethelena
Young, Oscar W.     1y 1m 23d; s/o O. & E.
Zacharias, Anna 189? 1956 ssa Minnie & Edd
Zacharias, Dorette P. 11/30/1881 10/18/1940 "Daughter"
Zacharias, Edd 1884 1946 ssa Minnie & Anna
Zacharias, Joe H. 05/22/1873 01/04/1947  
Zacharias, Minnie 1885 1949 ssa Anna & Edd
Zacharias, Upke G. 02/16/1845 03/03/1933 "Father"

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