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Leon Anthony Kerkman
Born : 10 Oct 1920
New Munster, WI
Died : 06 Jan 1981
Kenosha Co., WI
Age:60y 2m 26d
Father :
Descendants of Henry Kerkman Henry Kerkman (1881-1965)
Mother :
Ancestors of Clara Epping Descendants of Clara Epping Clara Epping (1889-1958)
Married :
Descendants of Rosemary Ketterhagen Rosemary Ketterhagen (1920-2000)
on 21 Apr 1942
in St. Thomas Aquinas, Waterford, WI
Children :
Ancestors of Jerome Kerkman Jerome Kerkman (1942-1998)
Living Relative
Siblings :
Ancestors of Marcell Kerkman Descendants of Marcell Kerkman Marcell Kerkman (1911-1999)
Ancestors of Francis Kerkman Descendants of Francis Kerkman Francis Kerkman (1916-2006)
Ancestors of James Kerkman Descendants of James Kerkman James Kerkman (1923-2009)
Living Relative
Living Relative
Database ID : 1051
Last Update : 2020-07-29
Record Owner : rudy.r
Rel. to Owner : 2nd Cousin (1x rem)

Date : 10 Jan 1981
Location : St. Johns Catholic Cemetery, Twin Lakes, WI

Leon A. Kerkman

 

Leon A. Kerkman, 60, 229 W. Spring Drive, Twin Lakes, died of a sudden illness Tuesday afternoon while driving his car in Twin Lakes. The son of the late Henry and Clara (Epping) Kerkman, he was born Oct. 10, 1920, in New Munster.

He married Rosemary Ketterhagen April 21, 1942, in New Munster.

A prominent Twin Lakes businessman, he and his wife operated Village Realty, Inc., in Twin Lakes for the past 14 years. He was a former partner in the Kerkman Brothers Construction Co.

He was a member of St. John's Catholic Church in Twin Lakes, the Commentators, Men's Club, and Building and Finance Committee of the church; Twin Lakes Council 6554 of the Knights of Columbus; Twin Lakes Sportsman's Club; Walworth County Board of Realtors; and the Western Racine County Board of Realtors.

Survivors in addition to his wife are a son, Jerome, Route 5. Burlington; a daughter, Joanne, Northridge. Calif.; two grandchildren; four brothers, Marcell, Union Grove; Francis, New Munster; and James and Stanley, Burlington; and a sister, Mrs. Robert (Betty) Siehoff, Burlington.

KERKMAN-Funeral mass for the late Mr. Leon A. Kerkman, of Twin Lakes, WI. who passed away Tuesday afternoon, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at St. Johns Catholic Church in Twin Lakes. Interment will be in St. Johns Cemetery. Friends may call at the Haase Funeral Chapel in Twin Lakes from 4:00 until 9:00 p.m. Friday where the parish and Knights of Columbus rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, masses or memorials to the Twin Lakes Rescue Squad appreciated.
 
Kenosha News - Jan 8 & 9, 1981

No headstone photos

Alvin Robers - line 1

Henry Kerkman - line 44

Source - Year: 1930; Census Place: Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin; Roll: 2578; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 35; Image: 581.0.

Henry Kerkman - line 21

Source - Year: 1940; Census Place: Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin; Roll: m-t0627-04488; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 30-49

Leon A. Kerkman

Leon A. Kerkman, 60, 229 W. Spring Drive, Twin Lakes, died of a sudden illness Tuesday afternoon while driving his car in Twin Lakes. The son of the late Henry and Clara (Epping) Kerkman, he was born Oct. 10, 1920, in New Munster.

He married Rosemary Ketterhagen April 21, 1942, in New Munster.

A prominent Twin Lakes businessman, he and his wife operated Village Realty, Inc., in Twin Lakes for the past 14 years. He was a former partner in the Kerkman Brothers Construction Co.

He was a member of St. John's Catholic Church in Twin Lakes, the Commentators, Men's Club, and Building and Finance Committee of the church; Twin Lakes Council 6554 of the Knights of Columbus; Twin Lakes Sportsman's Club; Walworth County Board of Realtors; and the Western Racine County Board of Realtors.

Survivors in addition to his wife are a son, Jerome, Route 5. Burlington; a daughter, Joanne, Northridge. Calif.; two grandchildren; four brothers, Marcell, Union Grove; Francis, New Munster; and James and Stanley, Burlington; and a sister, Mrs. Robert (Betty) Siehoff, Burlington.

KERKMAN-Funeral mass for the late Mr. Leon A. Kerkman, of Twin Lakes, WI. who passed away Tuesday afternoon, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at St. Johns Catholic Church in Twin Lakes. Interment will be in St. Johns Cemetery. Friends may call at the Haase Funeral Chapel in Twin Lakes from 4:00 until 9:00 p.m. Friday where the parish and Knights of Columbus rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, masses or memorials to the Twin Lakes Rescue Squad appreciated.

Source - Kenosha News - Jan 8 & 9, 1981

Research notes for Leon

Related to other Kerkmans in database - see Kerkman In-Laws

(Rosemary Ketterhagen)
Oct 10
1920
Birth
Birth of Leon Kerkman
Apr
1930
Age 9
Lived in Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin (Census)
Apr
1940
Age 19
Lived in Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin (Census)
Apr 21
1942
Age 21
Married to Rosemary Ketterhagen
Dec 08
1942
Age 22
Birth of child, Jerome Kerkman
Dec 02
1958
Age 38
Death of mother, Clara Epping
Mar 13
1965
Age 44
Death of father, Henry Kerkman
Jan 06
1981
Age 60
Death of Leon Kerkman


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