Plymouth County's

Roll of Honor

Contributor Names

*Butch Hill

*David Shedlock

*Carla Wilson Moore

*Lee Chapman Hughes

*Lisa Robinson

*Gretchen Higgins

*Annie Golden

*Patty Meske Caron

*Tom Baack

*Stephen Klosterman

*Shannon Burrough

*Ted Poppke

*Janice Cox

*Jan Mahoney

*Edgar Lee

*Tammy Jorgensen

*Wm. Brackett

*Janis Taberna

*Rod Anderson

*Stan D. Culley

*Bob Jacoby

*Eric & Marcia Driggs

*Inez Schuster

*Kim Callahan

*Barb Lasky

*Bob Arens

*Minerva VanPeursem

*Colleen Foote

*Mary Kay Krogman

*Ardythe Rees Stoesz

*Russ Riter

*Randy Schmitt

*Jeanette McFarlane

*Rosie Struble

*Jeff Deitchler

*Larry Lundeen

*Frank Postma

*Kathi Fluck

*Doris Bernhardt

*Doris Snow

*Kathy Brookbank

**Carl Jahn

*Bonnie Mares

**Dona Jahn Hicks

**Gaylene Bordeaux

*David W. Brower

*Janet Schuldt

*Linda Linn

*Beverly Fry

*Pat Anderson

*Betty Winterringer

*Mary Holub

*Lin Ziemann

*Fern Chapman Cooper

*Linda Mohning

*Vern & Karen Harrington

*Justin Herbst

*Bruce Atkinson

*Kathy Henderson

*Viv Reeves

*Nancy Yoder

*Mary Vogt

*Milt Keizer

*Tim Tone

*Mona Scheer

*Glenna Rice

*Harlan Woolworth

"Thanks to everyone for sharing & contributing to these pages of Plymouth Co. Iowa history!"

What's New...

NEW Postings to Plymouth Co. IA GenWeb

Watch for "NEW" data & history being added --


July 2019

"NEW" Added more of the David Shedlock Iowa Postcard Collection -- First Baptist Church, Akron (added 2 pics) and Added new page for St. Patrick's Church, Akron. Thanks again to Mr. Shedlock for his willingness to share this Iowa history!!

*MORE* Photographers ADDED 7/13/2019-- Mary Holub shared 2 more Plymouth Co. Photographers: Akron Photo Gallery & Frank Photo Gallery (both in Akron, IA) See the history list Index of Photographers on this website. Fantastic History--Many of our county ancestors & friends had their portraits & family photos done in these studios!!

June 2019

"NEW" Added 1943 LeMars BARK, LeMars High School--Class of 1943 Seniors **Complete Record: 109 Senior Names listed--list transcribed by the Plymouth County Coordinator, Linda Ziemann

"NEW" Submitted by researcher, Butch Hill -- Liberty No. 9 photo from 1938 and Liberty No. 4 (1920-1921) School Souvenir Program, Teacher Amy McKercher.

"NEW" In the month of June, there were 25 OBITS and 1 DOC posted.

May 2019

"NEW" 5/11/2019 Hinde Family Reunion 1936 News article -- Added: McArthur Family Reunion 1936 News

"NEW" 5/14/2019 Remsen Public School, Vintage Postcard submitted by David Shedlock, Collector.

"NEW" Added Marriage Photo & News article--Duane Dewey & Miss Dorothy Raby, married Oct. 5, 1949 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Plymouth County.

"NEW" Added Marriage & Anniversary Photos -- Delbert L. Raby & Miss Clara E. Eberhard, married Sept. 5, 1933, at Delbert's parental farm near Hinton, Iowa. They were married over 80 YEARS!

"NEW" In the month of May, there were 33 OBITS and 6 DOCS posted.

April 2019

***Plymouth County IAGenWeb PASSED the semi-annual review in April 2019.

"NEW" 4/2/2019 -- List provided by Mary Holub -- Plymouth County Photographers Thru the Years -- Interesting history! Currently there are 33 studios [INDEX List] and linked studio names reveal further research history.

"MORE" 4/26/2019 -- Postcard collection additions by David Shedlock, collector: Carnegie Library, LeMars and Western Union College, LeMars.

"ADDED" 4/30/2019 -- Merrill 1st United Methodist Church history, 1980-2015. See the six page links of history --submitted by Karen Harrington. Fabulous page scans with photos & the additional 35 years of history of the church!

"NEW" In the month of April, there were 30 OBITS and 1 DOC posted.

March 2019

"NEW" Thanks to Contributor, David Shedlock for sharing another wonderful old postcard photo! DABBS Photo "Union Hall" Western Union College, LeMars, Ia. AND ALSO * * * Thanks to Contributor, David Shedlock for sharing a wonderful old postcard photo of downtown LeMars. ~circa late 1950s ~Central Ave. LeMars, IA.

Another postcard shared by David Shedlock: Main St.-Akron, Ia.

"NEW" In the month of MAR, there were 40 OBITS posted.

February 2019

"NEW" St. John's American Lutheran Church, Craig, IA -- history page now posted. The cemetery affiliated with this church is St. John's Evangelical Cemetery, which is located 1/2 mile west of Craig, Iowa, in Grant Township.

"NEW" ME Church, Kingsley, IA page has posted--Thanks to Contributor, David Shedlock for sharing a wonderful old postcard photo! Fabulous!

"NEW" WINTER postcard -- Akron, IA posted--Contributor, David Shedlock.

"NEW" In the month of FEB, there were 31 OBITS and 2 DOCS posted.

January 2019

"NEW" -- Transcribed Complete class record & Graduation Pictures by L. Ziemann

Merrill, Iowa, High School

Class of 1923 Graduates

"NEW" -- Transcribed Completed List, Riverside Cemetery, Akron, IA......EAST - Section C. Rows 1-8. [126 names- includes A-Z alpha names] Also Transcribed Completed List, Riverside Cemetery........EAST - Section D. Rows 1-3 [52 names-included A-Z]

"NEW" In the month of January there were 64 OBITS and 3 DOCS posted.

December 2018

"NEW" During December there were 20 OBITS and 3 DOCS posted to the corresponding boards on this website.

November 2018

"NEW" During the month of November there were 105 OBITS and 8 DOCS posted.

October 2018

"NEW" In Oct -- posted 81 OBITS and 2 DOCS. **Many of the obituaries are also "linked" to the posted cemetery burial lists on this website. Thanks to the Volunteer Transcribers for their time and loyalty in posting the Obit history!

***Plymouth County IAGenWeb site has PASSED the semi-annual review in OCT 2018.

Sep 2018

"NEW" [Complete record] 1946 LeMars High School Senior Class - 80 Graduating Seniors

"NEW" Transcription link to: Elva Lois King Hawkins Memoirs written in 1986

"NEW" In Sep -- posted 27 OBITS and 4 DOCS.

Aug 2018

"NEW" Added the 1934 BEAULIEU family reunion page. Great family information provided.

"NEW" Wonderful "farm work" photographs have just been shared by family descendant, Carla Wilson Moore. She has submitted these old family photos in honor of her aunt, who today is celebrating her 99th Birthday! Happy Birthday, Aunt Vera! Check out the W. Earl Wilson farm picture page!

"NEW" The Plymouth Co. Assistant Coordinator, Mary Holub, has submitted the burial list - Assumption Catholic Cemetery, Merrill IA. Fabulous, Mary! This is the first burial list submitted for this cemetery in Plymouth County. [Complete to-date List]

"NEW" The County Coordinator has in her possession many family-related county photos (some of these pics extending into Sioux County, as well.) Watch in the days ahead as the pics are scanned & posted to corresponding County pages.

Check out these photos that were black/white originals taken by Mrs. Orville (Fern Chapman) Cooper [1904-1982.] Fern saved so much detail of the families in our TREE. "Thanks, Fern."

**Plymouth Co. Country School - Elgin No. 6 Photos--8th Grade Graduation Picture of Fern's older brother, Earl Chapman.

**United Methodist Church, Seney, Iowa - Two Photos now posted of the Seney ME Church Ladies -- All Dressed Up on a Windy Day. Maybe someone out there can take a look. If you can help identify any of the women, let this County Coordinator know, via email:

"NEW" In Aug -- posted 38 OBITS and 10 DOCS.


Last update 7/16/2019

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