LYON COUNTY GENEALOGY

 

HENRY AND ELAINE (GRIMM)
KELLENBERGER AND FAMILY

Henry was the son of Chris and Lena (Nester) Kellenberger born February 4, 1918, where he lived with his parents.

He married Elaine Grimm at West Bend, Iowa, on October 4, 1940. They lived 2 miles north and 2 miles east of Lester on the Elmer Hawkin’s farm for three years. Then they moved mile west and mile north on the Berkhof farm, which is now the Henry Kellenberger home place. Throughout the years, he farmed around 800 acres of land and milked. To this union 12 children were born, nine boys and three girls in which all are living.

Henry and Elaine purchased the Chris Kellenberger home in Lester when retiring in December 1982. Henry passed away of cancer in July of 1985. Some of his memories are the hours spent out in his machine shed fixing machinery or cars. He enjoys his 38 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.