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Mary Elizabeth Kerkman
Born : 07 Mar 1899
Wheatland, WI
Died : 10 Dec 1959
Burlington, WI
Age:60y 9m 3d
Father :
Descendants of Henry Kerkman Henry Kerkman (1861-1956)
Mother :
Ancestors of Helen Elbert Descendants of Helen Elbert Helen Elbert (1874-1937)
Married :
Descendants of Alvin Robers Alvin Robers (1900-1974)
on 22 Oct 1924
in St. Alphonsus, New Munster, WI
Children :
Ancestors of Imelda Robers Descendants of Imelda Robers Imelda Robers (1926-2013)
Living Relative
Siblings :
Ancestors of Albert Kerkman Albert Kerkman (1903-1993)
Ancestors of Edward Kerkman Edward Kerkman (1906-1907)
Ancestors of Edwin Kerkman Edwin Kerkman (1912-1983)
Ancestors of Eleanor Kerkman Descendants of Eleanor Kerkman Eleanor Kerkman (1916-1991)
Database ID : 5596
Last Update : 2020-02-07
Record Owner : rudy.r
Rel. to Owner : 2nd Cousin (2x rem)

Date : 14 Dec 1959
Location : St. Mary's Cemetery, Burlington, WI

ROBERS, MRS. ALVIN (MARY KERKMAN)
Burlington, Wis.

 

Age 60. Passed away Dec. 10, 1959. Mrs. Robers was born in the Town of Wheatland, on March 7, 1899, and spent her early life on a farm there. In St. Alphonsus Church, New Munster, on Oct. 22, 1924, she was married to Alvin Robers, and they lived in New Munster until 1944 when they moved to Burlington. She was a member of St. Mary's Church, Women's Catholic Order of Foresters and Christian Mothers Society. Surviving are her husband, Alvin; one son, Ignatius, of Burlington, one daughter, Mrs. Harold Alby, Burlington; one son-in-law; one daughter-in-law; two brothers, Albert Kerkman of Burlington and Edwin Kerkman of Lake Geneva; one sister, Mrs. Sterling Thompson, Kenosha; two grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Monday, Dec. 14, 9:00 a.m., in St. Mary's Church, Msgr. Joseph J. Heim officiating. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. Friends may call at the SCHUETTE WERTH & DANIELS FUNERAL HOME, 505 Wilmot Ave., Burlington, Sunday after 2 p.m. and until service time.
 
Racine Journal Times - Dec 11, 1959

No headstone photos



Source - St. Alphonsus, New Munster, WI, Vol 2 - Baptism Records; 1896-1920; Image 370/711

Frank Althoff - line 51

Henry Kerkman - line 57

Source - Year: 1900; Census Place: Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0009; FHL microfilm: 1241794

Bernard Hofner - line 9

Henry Kerkman - line 44

Source - Year: 1910; Census Place: Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1715; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0035; FHL microfilm: 1375728

Leon Richter - line 1

Mary Kerkman - line 49

Alvin Robers - line 50

Source - Year: 1920; Census Place: Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1991; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 31

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.

John Kersting - line 58

Frank Barbian - line 61

Alvin Robers - line 65

Frank is listed as a hired man for John Kersting (Frank is Elizabeth's nephew). However, most notably, ALL the ages in this household are wildly under-reported. Ages are listed below (along with actual ages).

John 42 (66)

Elizabeth 41 (59)

Elmer 18 (34)

Frank 30 (44)

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

ROBERS, MRS. ALVIN (MARY KERKMAN)
Burlington, Wis.

Age 60. Passed away Dec. 10, 1959. Mrs. Robers was born in the Town of Wheatland, on March 7, 1899, and spent her early life on a farm there. In St. Alphonsus Church, New Munster, on Oct. 22, 1924, she was married to Alvin Robers, and they lived in New Munster until 1944 when they moved to Burlington. She was a member of St. Mary's Church, Women's Catholic Order of Foresters and Christian Mothers Society. Surviving are her husband, Alvin; one son, Ignatius, of Burlington, one daughter, Mrs. Harold Alby, Burlington; one son-in-law; one daughter-in-law; two brothers, Albert Kerkman of Burlington and Edwin Kerkman of Lake Geneva; one sister, Mrs. Sterling Thompson, Kenosha; two grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Monday, Dec. 14, 9:00 a.m., in St. Mary's Church, Msgr. Joseph J. Heim officiating. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. Friends may call at the SCHUETTE WERTH & DANIELS FUNERAL HOME, 505 Wilmot Ave., Burlington, Sunday after 2 p.m. and until service time.

Source - Racine Journal Times - Dec 11, 1959

Mar 07
1899
Birth
Birth of Mary Kerkman
Jun
1900
Age 1
Lived in Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin (Census)
Apr
1910
Age 11
Lived in Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin (Census)
Jan
1920
Age 20
Lived in Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin (Census)
Oct 22
1924
Age 25
Married to Alvin Robers
Jul 14
1926
Age 27
Birth of child, Imelda Robers
Apr
1930
Age 31
Lived in Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin (Census)
Jun 07
1937
Age 38
Death of mother, Helen Elbert
Apr
1940
Age 41
Lived in Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin (Census)
Jan 26
1956
Age 56
Death of father, Henry Kerkman
Dec 10
1959
Age 60
Death of Mary Kerkman


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