PLEASANT GROVE CEMETERY:
St. Mary's Catholic Church Additions

Land Description

B. Franken and wife,                                                                          Warranty Deed
Lena Franken                                                                                     Dated Apr. 10, 1891
                                                                                                              Recorded Apr. 10, 1891
              to                                                                                             Deed Record 21, page 111

Right Rev. Henry Cosgrove     

Description: All of Blocks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 of a Survey by W. S. Hursey, Surveyor of Keokuk County, Iowa, December 24, 1890, of Part of the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 35, Township 76 North, Range 12 West of the 5th P.M., and the streets and alleys in and adjoining said blocks, except the North 2 feet of the alley on the north side all known as the "Burying Ground for St. Mary's Congregation of Sigourney," said ground conveyed being bounded as follows, to-wit: Commence at the Southwest corner of the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 35, Township 76 North, Range 12 West of the 5th P.M. and run thence North 109 feet, thence East 283 feet, thence South 109 feet, and thence West 283 feet to the place of beginning  containing 71/100 acres more or less.

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Note: The Survey by W. S. Hursey made December 24, 1890 and referred to in the deed in Deed Record 21, page 111, just set out, could not be located in a search of the County Recorder's Office records. It may never have been made of record.

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James Davis Bishop of Davenport,                                                   Quit Claim Deed
         an unmarried man                                                                     Consideration $1.00
                                                                                                              Dated Mar. 18, 1914
              to                                                                                             Recorded April 2, 1914
                                                                                                              Town Lot Record 10, page 155
Church of St. Mary of the
Assumption of Sigourney, Iowa

Description: Lots 6 and 7 in Block 38, in the town of Sigourney, Iowa, also A tract of land described as beginning at the Southwest corner of the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 35, Township 76 North, Range 12 West of the 5th P.M., running thence North 109 feet, thence East 283 feet, thence South 109 feet, thence West 283 feet to the place of beginning.

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Valentine Redlinger and wife,                                                            Warranty Deed
Margaret Redlinger                                                                             Dated May 11, 1921
                                                                                                               Recorded June 3, 1921
               to                                                                                             Deed Record 55, page 141

St. Mary's Church of the Assumption,
         of Sigourney, Iowa

Description: A parcel of land lying South of end of equal width East and West of the present Catholic Cemetery in the Southwest Quarter of Section 35, Town­ship 76 North, Range 12 West of the 5th P.M., containing one acre of land.

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Harold Strobel and wife,                                                                     Warranty Deed
Tressia Baughn Strobel                                                                      Dated Feb. 25, 1947
                                                                                                              Recorded Feb. 26, 1947
              to                                                                                             Deed Record 72, page 28

St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery

Description: Commencing at the Northwest corner of the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 35, Township 76 North, Range 12 West of the 5th P.M., running thence East 281 feet, thence South 258 feet, thence West 281 feet, thence North to the place of beginning, all in Section 35, Township 76 North. Range 12 West of the 5th P.M.

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On the next page, page 19 [Below], is a sketch of the plat used by the St. Mary's Cemetery Board.

Headstones

Note: V in the margin before a name designates a veteran. M in the margin before a name designates that there is no stone at the grave, but a funeral home metal marker marks the grave site. No attempt was made to estimate the number of vacant spaces in the rows between the headstones read. Those spaces may represent unused burial plots or burials without headstones.

Block 1
          Russell Joseph, son of Joseph and Wilma Wehr, b. Feb. 12-13, 1947
          Christena B. Wehr (Mother), b. Mar. 14, 1890; d. July 15. 1931
          Nick Wehr (Father), b. July 25, 1880; d. Jan. 27, 1966
          Anna Bensmiller, b. Oct. 15, 1863; d. Oct. 27, 1930
          Mathias Bensmiller, b. Mar. 31, 1862; d. Aug. 13, 1954
          George Bensmiller, 1900-1948
          James F. Devine (Father, 1886-1926)
          Thomas M. Devine, 1888-1964
          Margaret Devine, 1853-1941
          Joseph J. Devine, b. Sept. 23, 1884; d. Feb. 27, 1947
          Catherine M. Dwyer, 1877-1928
          John J. Dwyer, 1868-1935
          Gertrude M. Nelsen, 1891-1968
          James M. Nelson, 1879-1945
          Mary Manion, 1857-1941
          Frank Manion, 1855-1922
M      Patrick J. Manion, 1891-1962
          Frank Tools, 1866-1923
          Margaret Tools, 1881-1928
          William Tools, 1864-1930
          Patrick Tools, 1868-1940
          James Tools, 1876-1942
          Vera Donahue, 1897-1923        
          Charles J. Donahue, 1864-1938
M      Patrick Donahue, 1866-1943
          Helen Donahue Bates, 1900-1941
          Catherine M. Wehr, 1913-1926
          Magdalena C. Wehr, 1886-1962
          Peter Wehr, 1878-1954
          Katharina Koch, b. Nov. 27, 1857; d. Oct. 15, 1930
          Matthias Koch, b. Oct. 24, 1854; d. May 22, 1932
          Johanna M. Cunningham, b. Oct. 17, 1899; d. May 27, 1967

Block 2
          Margaret Elizabeth Greene, 1879-1969
          Winnie Hannon, 1883-1920
          Ellen J. Greene, 1845-1929
          James Greene, Sr., 1854-1932
          Elizabeth C. Dawson, 1915-1954        
          Mary Dawson (Mother). 1876-1950
          Winifred Dawson, 1917-1935
          Joseph Dawson, 1905-1933
          William Dawson, 1897-1928
          Margaret C. Stahl, b. May 22, 1861; d. June 27, 1921
          George B. Stahl, b. May 15, 1865; d. Oct. 21, 1934
          Julia A. Convey, 1877-1925
          Mary E. Cover, 1865-1920
          Thomas W. Cover, 1861-1934
          Paul Dupuis, 1911-1925
          Francis Dupuis, 1909-1931
          Itha S. Dupuis (Mother), 1878-1957
          Fred E. Dupuis, (Father), 1877-1961
          Mary Schott (Mother), d. Jan. 20, 1910; age 85 yrs.
          Joseph Schott (Father), d. Mar. 19, 1914; age 88 yrs.
          Veronica Schott Meyer, b. May 17, 1863; d. June 10, 1949
          George W. Meyer, b. Apr. 16, 1859; d. July 11, 1929
          Stella Anna, dau. of J. L. and M. T. Atwood, b. Apr. 16, 1908; d. Jan. 27, 1916
          Mary T. Atwood, b. Oct. 12, 1885; d. Oct. 24, 1939
          James L. Atwood, b. Jan. 29, 1885; d. Dec. 10, 1955
          Mary E., wife of James Loftus, b. Mar. 11, 1859; d. Sept. 17, 1914
          James Loftus, 1843-1920
          John T. Loftus, 1877-1942
          Mable C. Loftus, 1884-1945
          Luke Wagner, 1902-1918
          Evelyn Wagner, 1899-1918
          Sarah E. Wagner, 1867-1933
          Herman M. Wagner, 1876-1946
          Mary Geier, 1866-1932

Block 3
          Ellen Clifford, 1891-1895
          Loretta M. Clifford, 1889-1954 
          "Mother" Clifford, 1852-1929
V       "Father" Clifford, 1844-1903; Co. M. 6th Ia. Cav.
          Margaretha Wehr, b. Feb. 16, 1846; d. Dec. 27, 1930 (Mother)
          Frank Wehr, b. Mar. 27, 1848; d. Sept. 15, 1930 (Father)
          Elizabeth Thies, 1858-1906
          Nicholas Thies, 1858-1902
          Rosa Thies, 1891-1892
          Daniel Healy, d. Sept. 7, 1901; age 60 yrs. 7 mos. Born in Ireland
          Peter McNally, d. June 23, 1912; age 78 yrs.
          Thomas Michael Conlon, b. Dec. 7, 1838; d. July 27, 1913
          Peter Sieren, 1845-1928
          Magdalena Sieren, 1855-1939
          Mathias, son of P. and B. Bensmiller, d. Dec. 18, 1871; age 5 yrs. 7 mos. 15 das.
          (Headstone on Bensmiller lot with "Grandmother" on it; no dates on headstone or monument)
          Peter Bensmiller, b. Oct. 21, 1835; d. July 27, 1915 (Father)
          Barbara Bensmiller, b. Nov. 24, 1846; d. Apr. 9, 1940 (Mother)
          Jacob Ritzinger, b. Dec. 31, 1831; d. Apr. 13, 1896
          Margaret Ritzinger, b. Sept. 25, 1851; d. Dec. 14, 1919
          Nick Ritzinger, b. Jan. 6, 1879; d. Jan. 22, 1910
          Margaret A. Kerber, b. Mar. 10, 1877; d. Oct. 31, 1946
          Loretto Wright, d. Aug. 11, 1890; age 4 mos.
          (Two small footstones with "infant" and "husband" but no dates or names)
          Stephen P. Cuddihy, d. July 15, 1908; age 54 yrs. 3 mos. 4 das.
          Infant of S. and M. Cudihy, d. April 6, 1908
          Pierce Cuddihy, d. Jan. 13, 1895
          Ann Cuddihy, his wife, d. Mar. 21, 1898
          William Wright, b. Aug. 28, 1877; d. July 24, 1910
          Jane E. Wright, b. Sept. 12. 1849; d. May 5, 1915
          Thomas N. Wright, b. Oct. 17, 1846; d. June 12, 1945
          Loretta Wright, b. Apr. 12, 1896; d. Aug. 11, 1896 (This appears to be the same as above "Loretto Wright".                   but two stones)
V       Landelin Herman, b. Feb. 3, 1844; d. Aug. 8, 1909; Co. K 12th Iowa Vol. Inf.

Block 4
          Eulalia Stanton Maher, S. Jan. 23, 1890; d. Feb, 4, 1929
          Johanna Stanton, 1851-1915
          Patrick Stanton, 1850-1907
          Winnie, dau. of P. Stanton, b. July 22, 1873; d. Oct. 28, 1894 (Wife of T. Dawson)
          Thomas Dawson, 1861-1936 (Thomas and Winnie were married Apr. 3, 1894)
          Catherine, wife of W. Dawson, d. Jan. 24, 1906; age 85 yrs. 5 mos.
          William Dawson, d. Mar. 29, 1898; age 78 yrs. 12 das.
          Sarah O'Meara, d. Dec. 26, 1895; age 78 yrs. 6 mos.
          Jeneva, wife of Caspar Limbach, d. Mar. 30, 1894; age 70 yrs. 2 mos. 30 das.
          Caspar Limbach, d. Mar. 8, 1897; age 82 yrs. 1 mo. 21 das.
          Sophia Limbach (Daughter), d. June 8, 1895; age 34 yrs. 6 mos. 25 das.
          Peter Herman, b. Apr. 13, 1883; d. Sept. 3, 1907 (son of C. and K. Herman)
          Katherine Herman (Mother), b. May 2, 1856; d. Aug. 3, 1933
          Casmer Herman (Father), b. Dec. 21, 1845; d. Apr. 4. 1919
          (Children's names on side of monument: Mary, Elizabeth, Katherine, Anna, Jane, Frances, John, Henry,                   Peter, Frank, Nick, Frederick, Louis)
          Jane Herman, b. Feb. 1, 1895; d. July 18, 1974
          Magdelena Tremmel, 1888- (living)
          William Tremmel, 1886-1958
          Bernadine Tremmel, 1919-1927
          Agnes Dwyer, 1890-1907
          James P. Dwyer, 1871-1898
          Hannah Dwyer, 1826-1910
          James Dwyer, 1839-1891
          William F. Dawson, 1884-1966
          Mary A. Dawson, b. Apr. 15, 1857; d. Mar. 17, 1915
          John J. Dawson, b. June 6, 1859; d. Dec. 15, 1938
          Martin L. Dawson, b. Nov. 5, 1889; d. Nov. 24, 1890
          Margaret T. Dawson, b. Sept. 28, 1892; d, July 6, 1893
          Mary T., wife of Michael Pierrel, b. Oct. 15, 1815; d. July 21, 1901
          Dr. Geo. Miller, b. Apr, 23, 1812; d. July 13, 1893
          Martha J. Miller, wife of Dr. G. Miller, b. Sept. 13, 1818; (no death date)
          Mary C. Miller, d. Aug. 31, 1892; age 27 yrs. 3 mos.
          Anna M. Haupert, 1848-1927
          Mathias Haupert, 1833-1922
          Peter Schmall, 1862-1929
          John Schmall, 1846-1922
          Infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alois Gehrig (no dates)
          Nick Becker, b. Nov. 3, 1857; Apr. 15, 1934
          Margretha Becker, b. June 8, 1851; d. Jan. 10, 1923

Block 5
          Anna B, Powers, 1869-1949
          James M. Powers, Sr., 1868-1906
          Mary Burke, wife of John Burke, d. Apr. 16, 1864; age 40 yrs. 6 mos. 10 das.
          John Burke, b. June 24, 1824; d. Oct. 21, 1907
          Julia, wife of John Burke, b. July 6, 1850; d. Dec. 2, 1916
          Children of John and Julia;
          Frances, d. Mar. 14, 1877; age 9 yrs. 4 mos. 24 das.
          Martie, d. Mar. 26, 1877; age 6 yrs. 4 mos. 15 das.
          Mary, d. Mar. 20, 1877; age 4 yrs. 5 mos. 5 das.
          Willie, d. Mar. 23, 1877; age 2 yrs. 2 mos. 5 das,
          Agnes, dau. of John and Julia Burke, d. Apr. 7, 1877; age 2 mos. 7 das.
          Rev. J. G. Hauser, 1865-1945
          Martin Young, b. June 1, 1831; d. May 21, 1909
          Katie Young, b. Aug. 30, 1834; d. Mar. 23, 1926
          Frances B. Watters, 1881-1970
          Emma Burke, b. Aug. 29, 1883; d. Oct. 26, 1964
          Anna C. White, 1867-1928
          Cornelius H. White, 1860-1937
          John White, 1831-1900
          Thomas Kelly, b. June 26, 1854; d. Oct. 20, 1909
          Anastasia Kelly, b. Jan. 23, 1861; d. Oct. 14, 1937
          Andrew L. Moertl, 1878-1944
V       Catherine K. Moertle, b. Feb. 16, 1880; d. Oct. 23, 1962; Iowa Nurse, Army Nurse Corps, World War I
          Agnes Haworth, 1893-1942
          Nicholas Paulus, d. Oct. 5, 1903; in the 90 year of his age
          Geneveve Paulus, d. Aug. 30, 1889, in the 70 year of her age
          Francis Adrian, d. Jan. 8, 1906
          Walter F. Heisdorffer, b. Apr. 6, 1907; d. Dec. 6, 1907
          Mary Adrian (Mother), 1854-1937
          Nick Adrian (Father), 1853-1924
          Doctor Frank Adrian, 1878-1964
          Nurse Fern M. Adrian, 1881-1972
          Horace C. Kiefer, 1899-1914
          Anna Kiefer, 1875-1963
          Nick Kiefer, 1873-1951

Block 6
          Mary R. Fisch, b. May 22, 1853; d. Feb. 10, 1929
          Michel Fisch, b. June 17, 1855; d. Feb. 24, 1929
          Martin (no other name, date, or information)
          Velva Tremmel, b. Oct. 26, 1904; d. Dec. 21, 1915
          Mary Tremmel Tools, b. Feb. 16, 1877; d. Nov. 2, 1906
          Frank E. Tremmel, b. May 22, 188l; d. Feb. 15, 1939
          Magdalena Tremmel (Mother), 1856-1929
          John Tremmel (Father), 1849-1919
          Clara Schipfer (no dates)
          "Mother" Schipfer (no dates)
          "Father" Schipfer (no dates)
          Louis J. Schipfer (no dates)
          Mary Horras, b. Oct, 8, 1856; d. July 17, 1947
          Caspar Horras, b. Feb. 28, 1848; d. May 26, 1911
          Joseph Heisel, b. Dec. 3, 1843; d. June 9, 1927
          Henry Heisdorffer, b. July 5, 1876; d. Dec. 18, 1912
          Theresa Heisdorffer, b. Oct. 2, 1882; d. May 21, 1954
          Jennie Bakehouse, 1888-1914
          Maryan Bakehouse, 1883- (living)
          Anna Bakehouse, 1862-1932
          Charles Bakehouse. 1853-1940

Block 7
          Teresa Tooles, b. Mar. 11, 1870; d. Sept. 29, 1879
          Agnes Tooles, b. Nov. 13, 1879; d. Nov. 6, 1910
          Mary Ann Toole, b. Dec. 25, 1847; d. Mar. 14, 1929 (Mother)
          William Tooles, b. Mar. 23, 1832; d. Aug. 21, 1902 (Father)
          Joseph Tooles, b. Aug. 24, 1884; d. Nov. 4, 1896
          James Tooles, b. Sept. 23, 1878; d. Oct. 8, 1879
          Elizabeth Tooles, b. 1876; d. 1946
          Irene A. Wehr, 1907-1928
          Elizabeth Wehr, 1887-(no death date)
          Frank B. Wehr, 1872-1940
          Edward Wehr, b. Nov. 10, 1908; d. Feb. 1, 1965
          Minnie Tremmel, b. Dec. 6, 1899; (living)
          John P. Tremmel, b. Oct. 9, 1889; d. Aug. 31, 1960

Block 8
V       Peter Fuhs, b. Apr. 27, 1842; d. Sept. 2, 1914; Co. D 48 Iowa Inf.
          Mary Funs, 1870-1935
          Elizabeth Horras, b. Oct. 19, 1839; d. May 12, 1916
          Wendel Horras, 1844-1918
          Anastasia, wife of J. F. Bray, b. Mar. 26, 1886; d. Oct. 19, 1918
          John Roger Bray, b. Sept. 15, 1914; d. Sept. 24, 1914
          Catherine Liechti, b. Apr. 28, 1883; d. Mar. 5, 1965
          Ludwig Knebel, 1835-1916
          (Marker corroded; not readable)
          (Marker corroded; not readable)
V       Richard Dudley Kelly; b. Feb. 8, 1891; d. July 13, 1954; Iowa 1st Lt. 210 Engineers World War I

Block 9
          James Brady, d. Jan. 15, 1921  
          Cyrille J. M., son of G. and M. Venede; d. July 7, 1894; age 6 das.
          (Marker; nothing on it)
          (Marker corroded; not readable)

Block 10
V       Lawrence J. Tremmel, b. Oct. 6, 1895; d. Jan, 29, 1956; Iowa PFC Btry E 138 Fld Arty. World War I
          Margaret K. White, dau. of Charles and Hannah Kerkove White, b. Mar. 15, 1871; d. Feb. 10, 1966
V       Ivan Lewis White, son of Lewis and Margaret K. White, b. Mar. 29, 1897; d. Sept. 26, 1918; 8th Regt. 429th                   Co. U.S.A.
M      John R. Linnenkamp (1926; year missing)
          Infant daughters of Alfred and Anna Strohman, 1927-1929
V       Steven M. Sieren, b. July 8, 1949; d. Oct. 11, 1971; Iowa Sgt. Co. B 28N 11 Infantry Vietnam B5M                   ARCOM - PH
          Rose Ann Snakenberg, b. Aug. 30, 1951; d. Oct. 6, 1968

Block 11
          Estella Strohman, 1890- (living)
          John C. Strohman, 1875-1953
          Barbara F. Vittetoe, 1875-1954
          J. Richard Vittetoe, 1876-1959
          Kathryn Ritzinger, b. Mar. 1, 1876; d. Jan. 30, 1960
          John Ritzinger, b. Oct. 27, 1872; d. Apr. 24, 1954
          Sarah Jane Kerkove, 1865-1957
          Peter V. Kerkove, 1864-1954
          Catherine M. Perdue, b. July 6, 1881; d. Sept. 17, 1957
          Charles Emerson Perdue, b. May 7, 1880; d. Apr. 22, 1952 (Publisher)
V       Harold Emerson Perdue, b. April 29, 1908; d. Nov. 23, 1953 (publisher)
          Evelyn C. Eddy, b. Dec. 17, 1918; d. Nov. 26, 1962
V       Warren William Eddy, b. July 11, 1911; d. Sept. 13, 1957; Iowa Lieut. (JG) USNR World War II
          Mary Bensmiller, 1894- (living)
          Frances Bensmiller, 1902- (living)
V       Henry P. Bensmiller, 1892-1962
          Louis M. Bensmiller, 1896- (living)
          Martha E. Herman, b. Apr. 14, 1886; d. Oct. 14, 1944
          John L. Herman, b. Mar. 9, 1879; d. Oct. 27, 1971
          Betty Susanne "Susie", dau. of Ernest and Betty Herman, b. Feb. 23, 1950; Jan. 27, 1958
          Beatrice Ruth (Betty) Herman, b. July 10, 1918; (living)
          Ernest Aaron Herman, b. Dec. 20, 1912; d. Sept. 12, 1972
          Anna Laux, 1877-1958
          J. W. Laux, 1869-1957
          Annie M. Bair, b. Dec. 12, 1884; d. Aug. 22, 1965
          Merton S. Bair, Dec. 16, 1881; d. July 18, 1968
          Patricia Ann Osweiler, 1949-1966
          Daniel Lee Hahn, 1962-1962
          R. Merle Hamilton, b. Dec. 26, 1893; d. July 31, 1967
          Theresa "Toots" Burger, 1912-1968
          Fred C. Burger, 1908- (not deceased)
          Rebecca I. Votroubek, b. Dec. 21, 1914; d. June 14, 1972
          Rudolph J. Votroubek, b. June 28, 1912; (living)

Block 12
          John Anthony Dupuis, 1930-1934
          Adah L. Dupuis, b. Dec. 29, 1895; (living)
V       Harry P. Dupuis, b. June 19, 1895; d. Sept. 20, 1956
          Helen E. Dalbey, b. June 23, 1901; (living)
          Charles D. Dalbey, b. July 30, 1896; (living)
          Bertha A. Greene, 1884-1966
          James J. Greene, 1877-1954
M      James N. Greene, 1909-1972
          Viola M. Weber, b. Aug. 1, 1909; (living)
          Bernard F. Weber, b. Mar. 29, 1906; (living)
          Maggie Webb, b. Nov. 27, 1868; d. Feb. 19, 1946
          James H. Webb, b. Mar. 10, 1864; d. Feb. 11, 1934
          Anna B. Webb, b. Aug. 21, 1901; (living)
          Marcella Osweiler, b. May 4, 1935; d. Feb. 11, 1936
          Coletta Webb, 1899- (living)
V       Charles Anthony Webb, 1891-1943; Iowa Wagoner 211 Engrs. d. Jan. 10, 1943
          (Mrs. Paul Webb says two children are buried on the Webb Lot: Theresa Vogel and Mary Vogel, twins of                   Marie Webb and Joseph Vogel, Jr. There are no stones. They died in August, about 1948)
          Earline C. Dupuis, 1911-1962
          Fred T. Dupuis, 1906-1963
          Zelda Wickenkamp, 1899- (living)
          Joann Wickenkamp, 1934- (living)
          Harry Wickenkamp, 1893- (living)
          Clara M. Dumont, b. Mar. 20, 1898; (living)
          George E. Dumont, b. June 3, 1897; d. Feb. 9, 1973
          Mary Mildred Saner, b. Feb. 3, 1911; (living)
          Clyde Everett Saner, b. Aug. 12, 1912; d. Aug. 10, 1973
V       Marvin Francis Wehr, b. Aug. 10, 1948; d. Jan. 15, 1969; Iowa SP 4 CO 81 Inf. Americal Div. Vietnam                   B5M – PH

Block 13
          Mary Ann O'Rourke, 1864-1950
          Francis O'Rourke, 1864-1933
          Catherine B. O'Rourke, 1898-1971
          Patrick O'Rourke, b. Feb. 22, 1904; d. Aug. 31, 1953
          Raymond O'Rourke, 1932-1933
          James Flanagan, 1941-1944
V       George J. Tremmel, b. Mar. 10, 1892; d. July 2, 1949; Iowa PVT 34 Infantry 7 Div. World War I
          Elizabeth A. Tremmel, b. Mar. 5, 1879; d. Dec. 6, 1960
          Orpha E. Tremmel; b. May 28, 1896; (living)
          Earl E. Tremmel, b. Apr. 15, 1899; d. Feb. 1, 1963
          Elizabeth Kiefer, 1879-1965
          Peter J. Kiefer, 1884-1962
          Mary E. Mullin, b. June 22, 1880; d. Sept. 19, 1957
          Horace B. Mullin, b. June 17, 1890; d. May 14, 1968
          Celeste J. Gries (Mother), b. Nov. 1, 1906; (living)
          Peter N. Gries (Father), b. Dec. 6, 1901; (living)
          Marijean M. Glendon, b. July 11, 1934; d. Sept. 12, 1962 (Daughter)
          Mae B. Osweiler, b. May 4, 1895; (living)
          John Osweiler, b. Jan. 26, 1887; d. Oct. 5, 1967
          Elsie C. Sieren, 1895- (living)
          Charles P. Sieren, 1890-1969
          Michael J. Deimerly, 1882-1931
          Agnes A. Deimerly, 1886-1964
          Ervine Deimerly, 1915-1962
V       Floyd V. Bair, b. Feb. 14, 1917; d. Oct. 31, 1943; Iowa 2 Lieut. Air Corps
          Martin Tools, 1877-1944
          Anna Tools, 1871, 1946
          Barbara Snakenberg, 1887-1957
          Ira Snakenberg, 1891-1948
          Margaret Young, b. May 1, 1880; (living)
          John Young, b. Aug. 30, 1876; (no death date)
M      Kenneth L. Waechter, 1960-1960
M      Donald F. Waechter, 1953-1953
          Cindy Sue, dau. of Don and Joan Bair, d. Aug. 15, 1960 (only date)
V       Kenneth J. Clubb, b. May 6, 1924; d. May 26, 1957; Iowa PFC Co. C 41 Armd Infantry World War II B5M
          Elizabeth Peiffer, b. June 27, 1888; d. Oct. 31, 1967
          Pete A. Peiffer, b. Oct. 23, 1883; d. Feb. 6, 1974
          Jennie Pfiester, b. Sept. 23, 1881; d. May 7, 1959
          John Pfiester, b. Apr. 30, 1876; (no death date)
          Margaret Pfiester, b. July 29, 1906; d. Mar. 18, 1968
          Edward Joseph, son of Edward and Joyce Lenaghan, Feb. 17, 1966 (only date)
M      Michael Lenaghan, 1957-1974

Block 14
V       Joseph Hart, b. Nov. 13, 1894; d. June 22, 1953; Iowa Cpl BTRY A 6 FLD ARTY 1st Div. World War I
          Catherine Strohman, b. July 30, 1864; d. Aug. 1, 1931
          William H. Strohman, b. May 5, 1863; d. May 8, 1933
          Marie A. Strohman, b. Apr. 15, 1897; (living)
          John J. Strohman, b. May 4, 1895; d. Oct. 16, 1958
          Agnes R. Greene, 1878-1964
          John P. Greene, 1881-1935
          Albert Heisdorffer, 1906-1946
          Marguerite Smith, 1901- (living)
V       Walter F. Smith, b. Feb. 25, 1895; d. Mar. 5, 1970; Iowa PFC Co. D 59 Infantry World War I
M      Mary L. Herman, 1885-1963
M      Henry Herman, 1878-1952
M      James R. Gordon, 1901-1962
          Theona G. Dumont, 1920- (living)
          Omer C. Dumont, 1915-1959
          (Marker; corroded; not readable)
          Gertrude E. Heisdorffer, 1915-1937
          Elmer N. Heisdorffer, 1905-1938
          Peter Heisdorffer, 1878-1942 (Father)
          Margaret Heisdorffer, 1881-1954 (Mother)
          Nick Herman, 1890- (living)
          Mary Herman, 1896- (living)
          Mary Morrison, 1905- (living)
          Forrest Morrison, 1905-1949
          Clara E. Shannon, b. Sept. 13, 1903; (living)
          Joe G. Shannon, b. July 8, 1896; d. May 14, 1971
          Marie Dunn, 1893-1951
          Michael Dunn., 1897- (living)
          Catherine T. Cunningham, b. Mar. 10, 1911; (living)
          John J. Cunningham, b. May 14, 1905; (living)
          Charlotte F. Bowers, b. Oct. 11, 1889; d. Mar. 24, 1962
          Dean E. Bowers, b. Jan. 20, 1882; d. June 6, 1968
          Leona E. Conrad, b. May 25, 1898; (living)
          Liborius A. Conrad, b. May 1, 1895; d. June 20, 1968
          Mary Nicklaus, Nov. 5, 1958 (only date)      
          Infant sons of Lyman and Marietta Morrison, 1955-1960

Block 15
          Catherine Dawson Wright (Mother), 1881-1928
          John Andrew Wright (Father), 1880-1964
          Virgil Huff White, 1876-1936
          Bertha B. Dessaint, 1893; (living)
          Louis R. Dessaint, D. D. S., 1879-1969
          J. Bert White, 1872-1959
          Catharine A. White, 1875-1945
          Anna C. Strohman, 1891-1961
          Alfred A. Strohman, 1896- (living)
          Marjorie E. Herman, b. Mar. 14, 1904; (living)
          Louis J. Herman, b. Jan. 14, 1898; d. Dec. 24, 1964
          Charlotte Wertz, 1873-1955
          Burton Wertz, 1872-1952
          Katherine Welsch, b. Aug. 19, 1874; d. Dec. 4, 1949
          George Welsch, b. Mar. 7, 1872; d. Feb. 26, 1934
V       Edward S. Clifford, d. Dec. 31, 1937; Iowa Corp. 313 SN TN 88 Div.
          James J. Jacobs, 1925-1936
          Viola M. Martin, 1904- (living)
          Robert W. Martin, 1902- (living)
          Esther B. Sieren, (Daughter), 1912-1970
          Lena M. Sieren (Mother), 1884-1970
          John P. Sieren (Father), 1874-1968
          Pauline H. Fisch, 1887-1951
          Rosalie M. Fisch, 1898-1946
          Angelina Herman, b. June 10, 1876; d. Dec. 17, 1945
          John Herman, b. June 28, 1874; d. Feb. 10, 1956
          Minnie Horras, 1875-1948
          Nick H. Horras, 1870-1950
          Luanna S. Greiner, b. Apr. 16, 1898; d. Sept. 2. 1972
          M. R. Greiner, b. July 13, 1893; (living)
          Minnie Oma C. Wright, b. Feb. 17, 1891; d. Jan. 31, 1972
          Francis Leo Wright, b. Sept. 27, 1886; d. Feb. 10, 1968
          Teresa B. Shannon, b. Aug. 22, 1871; d. Sept. 11, 1961
          John E. Shannon, b. May 10, 1859; d. Nov. 19, 1934
          Michael John Shannon, son of Francis and Theresa Shannon, 1961 (only date)
          Catherine Bollig Linnenkamp, b. Feb. 6, 1880; d. Oct. 19, 1941
          Ferdinand Linnenkamp, b. Jan. 10, 1878; d. Jan. 8, 1971
          Delia M. Convey, 1882-1955
          John H. Convey, 1871-1942
          Nicholas Butler, 1859-1942
M      Sue Ellen Grimes, 1944-1944
          Catherine Vogel, 1888-1954
          Edward J. Vogel, 1885-1973
          George Adrian, b. Feb. 5. 1880; d. Sept. 3, 1971
          Eva Adrian, b.  Jan. 6, 1882; d. Nov. 6, 194?
          Martha Decker, 1904- (living)
          Ellis Decker, 1907-1952
          Clara M. Sieren, 1896- (living)  
          August P. Sieren, 1900-1948
M      Karen Sue Kerber. 1955-1956
M      John M. Kerber, 1951-1951
V       William Kerber, b. May 3, 1889; d. Mar. 27, 1965; Iowa Pvt. Brty D 306 Fld Arty World War I
          Mildred Wilt Wright, b. Sept. 22, 1914; d. Nov. 2, 1954
          Jesse F. Wright, b. Sept. 6, 1913; (living)

Block 16
          James Weber, b. Mar. 14, 1947; d. Mar. 24, 1947
          Alice M. Weber, 1904- (living)
          Walter J. Weber, 1903- (living)
          Joe Ludwig, b. Apr. 12, 1868; d. Aug. 18, 1958
          Joe Kossen, 1871-1951
          F. J. Powers, 1898-1970
          James M. Powers, 1901-1952
          Margaret Lou Bryant, b. May 14, 1951; d. May 15, 1951
V       Jack M. Bryant, b. Aug. 14, 1920; d. Feb. 21, 1956
          Anna V. Peiffer, 1889- (living)
          William J. Peiffer, 1887-1952
          Mary Herman, b. Mar. 22, 1884; (no death date)
          Jake A. Herman, b: Aug. 15, 1876; d. June 18, 1954
          Laura C. Herman, b. July 10, 1906; (living)
          Willie E. Herman, b. Feb. 15, 1904; (living)
          Margaret Gross, 1870-1958
          Mary A. Seiwert, b. May 27, 1879; d. Aug. 24, 1965
          John Seiwert, b. Jan. 22, 1877; d. Aug. 20, 1967
          Ellen Doyle, 1904- (living)
V       Joseph Lyman Doyle, 1904-1957
M      Anthony F. Wallerich, 1949-1949
V       Col. John E. Baird, 1906-1958; U. S. Air Force
          Monica Mallinger, 1903- (living)
          Wendell Mallinger, 1900-1960
          Nicholas Mallinger, 1893-1965
          M. Minnie Seaba, 1881- (living)
          Lewis H. Seaba, 1878-1961
M      Robert Pitsch, Jr., 1961-1961
          Gertrude E. Peiffer, b. May 29, 1902; (living)
          Stephen J. Peiffer, b. Dec. 26, 1895; (living)

Block 17
          Lillian S. Cavin, b. Oct. 17, 1896; (living)
          Jesse G. Cavin, b. May 10, 1895; d: Mar. 22, 1966
          James W. Wareham, 1946-1964
          Clara E. Horras, b. Nov. 12, 1898; d. May 5, 1966
          Archie W. Horras, b. Apr. 1, 1897; (living)
M      Virginia A. Billman, 1968-1968
M      Theresa M. Billman, 1968-1968
          Charles Bombei, 1950-1968
          Juan R. Adam, b. Nov. 25, 1924; d. Aug. 22, 1972

St. Mary's Recent Addition

Section A
          David L. Hammes, b. July 22, 1951; d. July 17, 1973
          Mary Linnenkamp, b. Feb. 2, 1928; d. Apr. 2, 1973
          Keith Linnenkamp, b. May 20, 1927; (living)
          Ruth A. Heisdorffer, 1910; (living)
          Leo H. Heisdorffer, 1909-1973
          G. Jeannine Klett, 1932- (living)
          Lee H. Klett, 1927-1973
          Michael T. Strohman, b. June 4, 1954; d. Oct. 8, 1972

Section B.
          Joseph M. Wehr, b. Nov. 19, 1912; (living)
          Wilma A. Wehr, b. Aug. 21, 1913; d. Dec. 22, 1973
          Alice M. Schultz, 1910- (living)
          Harlan P. Schultz, 1918-1972
          Mary B. White, b. Mar. 10, 1895; (living)
          T. Roy White, b. June 13, 1897; (living)

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