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Leonard Theodore Kerkman
Born : 12 Feb 1899
New Munster, WI
Died : 13 Oct 1939
Racine, WI
Age:40y 8m 1d
Father :
unknown
Mother :
unknown
Married :
Ancestors of Edna Busch Descendants of Edna Busch Edna Busch (1903-1979)
on 31 Jan 1923
in St. Alphonsus, New Munster, WI
Database ID : 920
Last Update : 2019-09-14
Record Owner : rudy.r
Rel. to Owner : None

Date : 17 Oct 1939
Location : St. Alphonsus Catholic Cemetery, New Munster, WI

Leonard Kerkman, New Munster, Dies In Racine Hospital

 

Leonard Kerkman, 40, of New Munster, died at 4 p. m. Saturday in St. Mary's hospital Racine, where he had been a patient for two weeks.

Mr. Kerkman was born Feb. 12, 1899 at New Munster, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Kerkman. His boyhood was spent in the vicinity, and on Jan. 31, 1924, he was married to Miss Edna Busch in St. Alphonsus' church, New Munster. Following their marriage, Mr. and Mrs. Kerkman resided on a farm near New Munster.

Surviving are his widow, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Kerkman; five sisters, Mrs. Hugo Vos of Burlington, Mrs. Richard Foote of Waukegan, Mrs. Catherine Bolongia, Mrs. Sally Douglas and Miss Constance Kerkman of Kenosha; four brothers, Ray, Norbert and Ben of Burlington, and Ted of Racine.

Fneral services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. in St. Alphonsus' Catholic church, New Munster. Rev. J. J. Pierron, pastor, will officiate, and burial will be in St. Alphonsus' cemetery.
 
Racine Journal Times - Oct 16, 1939

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

Leo Robers - Line 57

Frank Richter - Line 66

Leonard Kerkman - Line 92

Elmer Richter - Line 95

Nick Barbian - Line 98

Source - Year: 1930; Census Place: Brighton, Kenosha, Wisconsin; Roll: 2577; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 1; Image: 383.0.

Leonard Kerkman, New Munster, Dies In Racine Hospital

Leonard Kerkman, 40, of New Munster, died at 4 p. m. Saturday in St. Mary's hospital Racine, where he had been a patient for two weeks.

Mr. Kerkman was born Feb. 12, 1899 at New Munster, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Kerkman. His boyhood was spent in the vicinity, and on Jan. 31, 1924, he was married to Miss Edna Busch in St. Alphonsus' church, New Munster. Following their marriage, Mr. and Mrs. Kerkman resided on a farm near New Munster.

Surviving are his widow, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Kerkman; five sisters, Mrs. Hugo Vos of Burlington, Mrs. Richard Foote of Waukegan, Mrs. Catherine Bolongia, Mrs. Sally Douglas and Miss Constance Kerkman of Kenosha; four brothers, Ray, Norbert and Ben of Burlington, and Ted of Racine.

Fneral services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. in St. Alphonsus' Catholic church, New Munster. Rev. J. J. Pierron, pastor, will officiate, and burial will be in St. Alphonsus' cemetery.

Source - Racine Journal Times - Oct 16, 1939

Research notes for Leonard

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

(s/ Bernard W. & Rose, nee Kerkhoff)
Feb 12
1899
Birth
Birth of Leonard Kerkman
Jan 31
1923
Age 23
Married to Edna Busch
Apr
1930
Age 31
Lived in Brighton, Kenosha, Wisconsin (Census)
Oct 13
1939
Age 40
Death of Leonard Kerkman


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