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Clara Catherine Epping
Born : 01 Mar 1889
New Munster, WI
Died : 02 Dec 1958
Burlington, WI
Age:69y 9m 1d
Father :
Descendants of Herman Epping Herman Epping (1864-1936)
Mother :
Ancestors of Elizabeth Richter Descendants of Elizabeth Richter Elizabeth Richter (1865-1890)
Married :
Descendants of Henry Kerkman Henry Kerkman (1881-1965)
on 17 Nov 1908
in St. Alphonsus, New Munster, WI
Children :
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 Leon Kerkman Descendants of Leon Kerkman Leon Kerkman (1920-1981)
Ancestors of James Kerkman Descendants of James Kerkman James Kerkman (1923-2009)
Living Relative
Living Relative
Database ID : 576
Last Update : 2019-02-17
Record Owner : rudy.r
Rel. to Owner : 1st Cousin (2x rem)

Date : 05 Dec 1958
Location : St. Alphonsus Catholic Cemetery, New Munster, WI

Mrs. H. Kerkman, 69, Dies of Short Illness

 

Mrs. Henry Kerkman, 69, New Munster, died at Burlington Memorial Hospital Tuesday following a short illness. A native of New Munster she was born Clara Epping, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Herman Epping March 1, 1889.

On Nov. 17, 1908 she was married to Henry Kerkman at New Munster. The couple celebrated their golden wedding anniversary last month.

Mrs. Kerkman was a_ member of St. Alphonsus Church and the Christian Mothers Society of the church. For the past 12 years she was president of that group.

Besides her husband, she is survived by five sons, Marcell, Union Grove, Francis, New Munster, Leon, Bassett, James, Brown's Lake, and Stanley, Burlington; a daughter, Mrs. Robert Siehoff, Burlington; a sister, Mrs. Frank Lohaus, Salem; a step-brother, William Elbert, Williams Bay; a step-sister, Mrs. Ben Hofner, New Munster; 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Albert Epping.

KERKMAN-Funeral services for the late Mrs. Henry Kerkman, New Munster, Wis., will be held Friday, Dec. 5th at 10 a.m. from St. Alphonse church, New Munster, Wis. Interment will follow in the church cemetery, New Munster. Friends may call after 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Schuette Funeral Home, 505 Wilmot Ave., Burlington, Wis. Rosary services Thursday at 8 p.m.
 
Kenosha Evening News - Dec 3 & 4, 1958

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Source - St. Alphonsus, New Munster, WI, Vol 1 - Baptism Records; 1852-1895; Image 322/711

Herman Epping - Line 86

Source - Year: 1900; Census Place: Salem, Kenosha, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1794 Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 10.

William Luke - line 3

Joseph Lenz - line 19

Henry H Lois (w/fam) - line 35

Henry Kerkman - line 38

Source - Year: 1910; Census Place: Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1715; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 35; Image: 603.

Henry Kerkman - Line 49

Source - Year: 1920; Census Place: Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1991; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 31; Image: 1067.

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

Mrs. H. Kerkman, 69, Dies of Short Illness

Mrs. Henry Kerkman, 69, New Munster, died at Burlington Memorial Hospital Tuesday following a short illness. A native of New Munster she was born Clara Epping, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Herman Epping March 1, 1889.

On Nov. 17, 1908 she was married to Henry Kerkman at New Munster. The couple celebrated their golden wedding anniversary last month.

Mrs. Kerkman was a_ member of St. Alphonsus Church and the Christian Mothers Society of the church. For the past 12 years she was president of that group.

Besides her husband, she is survived by five sons, Marcell, Union Grove, Francis, New Munster, Leon, Bassett, James, Brown's Lake, and Stanley, Burlington; a daughter, Mrs. Robert Siehoff, Burlington; a sister, Mrs. Frank Lohaus, Salem; a step-brother, William Elbert, Williams Bay; a step-sister, Mrs. Ben Hofner, New Munster; 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Albert Epping.

KERKMAN-Funeral services for the late Mrs. Henry Kerkman, New Munster, Wis., will be held Friday, Dec. 5th at 10 a.m. from St. Alphonse church, New Munster, Wis. Interment will follow in the church cemetery, New Munster. Friends may call after 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Schuette Funeral Home, 505 Wilmot Ave., Burlington, Wis. Rosary services Thursday at 8 p.m.

Source - Kenosha Evening News - Dec 3 & 4, 1958

Research notes for Clara

(w/ Henry A. Kerkman)
Mar 01
1889
Birth
Birth of Clara Epping
Jul 10
1890
Age 1
Death of mother, Elizabeth Richter
Jun
1900
Age 11
Lived in Salem, Kenosha, Wisconsin (Census)
Nov 17
1908
Age 19
Married to Henry Kerkman
Apr
1910
Age 21
Lived in Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin (Census)
Jul 08
1911
Age 22
Birth of child, Marcell Kerkman
Apr 10
1916
Age 27
Birth of child, Francis Kerkman
Jan
1920
Age 30
Lived in Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin (Census)
Oct 10
1920
Age 31
Birth of child, Leon Kerkman
Sep 01
1923
Age 34
Birth of child, James Kerkman
Apr
1930
Age 41
Lived in Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin (Census)
Oct 07
1936
Age 47
Death of father, Herman Epping
Apr
1940
Age 51
Lived in Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin (Census)
Dec 02
1958
Age 69
Death of Clara Epping


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