Mary Magdalen Nieland

F, (November 1, 1877 - October 17, 1958)
Mary (Nieland) Steinkamp, about 1928.
FatherJohn Henry Nieland (January 18, 1852 - August 28, 1949)
MotherAnna Margaretha Berning (June 7, 1854 - October 30, 1883)
Birth*1 November 1877Mary Magdalen Nieland was born on 1 November 1877, at Sac County, Iowa. 
She was the daughter of John Henry Nieland and Anna Margaretha Berning
Marriage*7 February 1899Mary Magdalen Nieland married Ferdinand Steinkamp, son of Heinrich August Steinkamp and Anna Maria Christina Heisterkamp, on 7 February 1899, at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Breda, Carroll County, Iowa.1 
Census*1910Mary Magdalen Nieland appeared on the census of 1910 at Carroll County, Iowa; Mary is enumerated in Kniest Township (32) with her husband Ferdinand (32) as head of the household and a farmer. They have been married 11 years and have 4 of 4 children living. The children are Anton (10), Mary (7), Joseph (4) and Elizabeth (2) and all were born in Iowa. Ferdinand is listed as an immigrant born in Germany, who arrived in 1890.2 
Census1920She appeared on the census of 1920 at Carroll County, Iowa; Mary is enumerated in Kniest Township (42) with her husband Ferdinand (42) as head of household on the farm they own. Living with them are their children Tony (19), Mary (16), Joseph (14), Lizzie (12), Ferdinand (9), Theresa (6), Agnes (3 4/12) and Walter (1 5/12). Ferdinand's birthplace is listed as Westphalia, with both mother and father also born there.3 
Census1930She appeared on the census of 1930 at Carroll County, Iowa; Mary (52) is enumerated on a farm in Kniest Township with her husband Fred (52) and children Lizzie (21), Ferd (19), Theresa (15), Agnes (13), Walter (11) and Leonard (9). They own their farm and have a radio. Ferd was born in Germany and lists his immigration date as 1890.4 
Census1940She appeared on the census of 1940 at Carroll County, Iowa; Mary Steinkamp (63) is enumerated with her husband, Ferd (63) living on a farm in Kniest Township and children Agnes (24), Walter (21) and Leonard (19). Ferd was born in Germany and the rest of the family in Iowa. Agnes completed 8 years of school and the rest of the family members completed 7 years of school. Ferd is a naturalized citizen. The sons list farm laborer as their occupation.5 
Death*17 October 1958She died on 17 October 1958, at Carroll, Carroll County, Iowa, at age 80. 
Misc*She was remembered in an obituary in the Carroll Daily Times Herald, Carroll, Iowa.
Mrs. Ferdinand (Mary) Steinkamp
Funeral services for Mrs. Ferdinand Steinkamp, 80, of Breda, will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday in St. Bernard’s Church, Breda. Requiem mass will be offered by the Rev. J.P. Hausman. Burial will be in St. Bernard’s Cemetery.

Friends may call after 3 p.m. Saturday at the Twit Funeral Home here, where the rosary will be recited by the Christian Mothers Sodality of St. Bernard’s Church at 8 p.m. Saturday and will be led by Fr. Hausman at 8 p.m. Sunday.

Mrs. Steinkamp, who had been a semi-invalid for 30 years, had been seriously ill the past week. She died at 7:45 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony Hospital, where she had been admitted Oct. 11.

Born Nov. 1, 1877, at Breda, Mrs. Steinkamp was a lifelong resident there. The former Mary Nieland was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Nieland. She attended school at Breda.

Her marriage took place Feb. 7, 1899, at St. Bernard’s Church, with the Rev. J. Anler officiating. Mr. and Mrs. Steinkamp have lived in their present home at Breda the last 11 years.

Mrs. Steinkamp is survived by her husband, seven children: Anton H. Steinkamp, Arcadia, Mrs. Joe (Mary) Kohorst, Arcadia; Mrs. Andrew (Elizabeth) Thobe, Carroll; Fred Steinkamp, Laurens; Mr. Henry (Theresa0 Kramer, Glidden; Mrs. Hilbert (Agnes) Eischeid, Manning; and Leonard Steinkamp, Breda.

She also leaves 29 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and the following brothers and sisters: Frank, Louis, Herman and Ben Nieland, Breda; William and Joe Nieland, Carroll; Mrs. Jacob Wittry, Breda; Sr. M. Sigmunda, Washington State and Mrs. Margaret Mueggenborg, Okarche, Okla.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sons, Joe and Walter, one brother, Henry Nieland, and three sisters, Mrs. Rose Wittrock, Okarche, Okla., Mrs. Art (Bertha) Braun and Sr. M. Florina.

Mrs. Steinkamp was a member of St. Bernard’s Church and the Christian Mothers sodality of the parish.6
 
Burial*20 October 1958She was buried on 20 October 1958, at St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery, Breda, Carroll County, Iowa

Family

Ferdinand Steinkamp (August 25, 1877 - January 16, 1963)
Marriage*7 February 1899She married Ferdinand Steinkamp, son of Heinrich August Steinkamp and Anna Maria Christina Heisterkamp, on 7 February 1899, at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Breda, Carroll County, Iowa.1 
Children 1.Anton Henry Steinkamp+ (May 21, 1900 - February 1, 1983)
 2.Mary C. Steinkamp+ (May 21, 1903 - December 24, 1994)
 3.Joseph B. Steinkamp+ (April 19, 1905 - August 8, 1945)
 4.Elizabeth Steinkamp+ (July 1, 1907 - October 20, 1986)
 5.Fred F. Steinkamp+ (August 19, 1910 - May 9, 1965)
 6.Theresa Elizabeth Steinkamp+ (January 27, 1914 - May 4, 2002)
 7.Agnes Tena Steinkamp+ (March 19, 1916 - September 28, 2002)
 8.Walter Bernard Steinkamp+ (July 15, 1917 - February 2, 1950)
 9.Leonard G. Steinkamp+ (January 7, 1921 - February 24, 1981)

Citations

  1. [S5] Centennial Committee, St. Bernard Parish, Breda, Iowa 1880-1980.
  2. [S28] 1910 Federal Population Census, , T624 395.
  3. [S38] 1920 Federal Population Census, , T625 481.
  4. [S54] 1930 Federal Population Census,, Iowa, Carroll, Kniest, District 20, page 5A.
  5. [S215] 1940, Federal Population Census, Iowa, Carroll County, Kniest Township, Roll T627-1144, ED 12-21, Sheet 1A.
  6. [S135] The Carroll Daily Times Herald, Carroll, Iowa, October 17, 1958.

Ferdinand Steinkamp

M, (August 25, 1877 - January 16, 1963)
Ferdinand Steinkamp, 1877 - 1963. Photo from the St. Bernard Parish Centennial book.
FatherHeinrich August Steinkamp (June 12, 1840 - April 13, 1917)
MotherAnna Maria Christina Heisterkamp (June 25, 1841 - before 1889)
Birth*25 August 1877Ferdinand Steinkamp was born on 25 August 1877, at Ramsdorf, Kreis Borken, Westphalia, Prussia. 
He was the son of Heinrich August Steinkamp and Anna Maria Christina Heisterkamp
Immigration*circa 1888Ferdinand Steinkamp immigrated circa 1888. 
Marriage*7 February 1899He married Mary Magdalen Nieland, daughter of John Henry Nieland and Anna Margaretha Berning, on 7 February 1899, at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Breda, Carroll County, Iowa.1 
WWI Draft Registry*12 September 1918Ferdinand Steinkamp was registered for the draft on 12 September 1918 at Carroll County, Iowa.2
Misc*1926He was buying 120 acre farm 2 and 1/2 miles west and 1 mile north of Breda from Dave Damm for $302.50 per acre. Mr. Steinkamp sold an 80 acre tract to John Venner for $312.50 per acre. Mr. Steinkamp bought this 86 years previously for $360 per acre. in 1926 at Carroll County, Iowa.3 
MiscHe was remembered in an obituary in the Breda News, Breda, Iowa.
Ferdinand Steinkamp
BREDA - Ferdinand Steinkamp, 85, retired farmer in the Breda community, died about 11:45 p.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony Hospital in Carroll. He had been ill since March [1962].

Requiem mass will be read at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at St. Bernard's Church in Breda, with interment in the parish cemetery.

Friends may call at the Twit funeral Home in Carroll after 7 p.m. Thursday. The rosary will be recited Thursday at 8 and 8:45 p.m; and Friday at 3, 8 and 8:45 p.m. The Rev. J. P. Huasmann will lead the 8 p.m. recitation on Friday.

Mr. Steinkamp was born in Germany on Aug. 25, 1877, and came to the United States at the age of 11. His parents were Mr. and Mrs. Henry Steinkamp. The family settled on a farm in Carroll County. He was married to Mary Nieland at Breda on Feb. 7, 1899.
Surviving are seven children: Tony Steinkamp and Mrs. Joe (Mary) Kohorst, Arcadia; Mrs. Andrew (Elizabeth) Thobe, Carroll; Fred Steinkamp, Laurens; Mrs. Henry (Theresa) Kramer, Glidden; Mrs. Hilbert (Agnes) Eischeid, Manning; and Leonard Steinkamp, Breda; also 31 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife; two sons, Joe and Walter; his parents; one brother and three sisters.4
 
Death*16 January 1963He died on 16 January 1963, at Carroll, Carroll County, Iowa, at age 85. 
Burial*19 January 1963He was buried on 19 January 1963, at St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery, Breda, Carroll County, Iowa

Family

Mary Magdalen Nieland (November 1, 1877 - October 17, 1958)
Marriage*7 February 1899He married Mary Magdalen Nieland, daughter of John Henry Nieland and Anna Margaretha Berning, on 7 February 1899, at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Breda, Carroll County, Iowa.1 
Children 1.Anton Henry Steinkamp+ (May 21, 1900 - February 1, 1983)
 2.Mary C. Steinkamp+ (May 21, 1903 - December 24, 1994)
 3.Joseph B. Steinkamp+ (April 19, 1905 - August 8, 1945)
 4.Elizabeth Steinkamp+ (July 1, 1907 - October 20, 1986)
 5.Fred F. Steinkamp+ (August 19, 1910 - May 9, 1965)
 6.Theresa Elizabeth Steinkamp+ (January 27, 1914 - May 4, 2002)
 7.Agnes Tena Steinkamp+ (March 19, 1916 - September 28, 2002)
 8.Walter Bernard Steinkamp+ (July 15, 1917 - February 2, 1950)
 9.Leonard G. Steinkamp+ (January 7, 1921 - February 24, 1981)

Citations

  1. [S5] Centennial Committee, St. Bernard Parish, Breda, Iowa 1880-1980.
  2. [S120] WWI Draft Registration Cards, online <Ancestry.com>, 1642909.
  3. [S50] The Breda News, Breda, Iowa
    ,1996.
  4. [S50] The Breda News, Breda, Iowa
    ,January 16, 1963.

Anton Henry Steinkamp

M, (May 21, 1900 - February 1, 1983)
FatherFerdinand Steinkamp (August 25, 1877 - January 16, 1963)
MotherMary Magdalen Nieland (November 1, 1877 - October 17, 1958)
Name Variation Anton Henry Steinkamp was also known as Anthony. 
Birth*21 May 1900He was born on 21 May 1900, at Breda, Carroll County, Iowa. 
He was the son of Ferdinand Steinkamp and Mary Magdalen Nieland
WWI Draft Registry*12 September 1918Anton Henry Steinkamp was registered for the draft on 12 September 1918 at Carroll County, Iowa.1
Marriage*4 February 1925He married Mary Anna Kohorst, daughter of John Henry Kohorst and Bernadine Weber, on 4 February 1925, at St. John Catholic Church, Arcadia, Carroll County, Iowa. 
Census*1930Anton Henry Steinkamp appeared on the census of 1930 at Carroll County, Iowa; Tony (29) is enumerated on a farm in Wheatland Township with his wife "Mari" (27). They are renting their farm and have a radio. Both list their birthplace as Iowa.2 
Death*1 February 1983He died on 1 February 1983, at Carroll, Carroll County, Iowa, at age 82.3 
Misc*He was remembered in an obituary in the Carroll Daily Times Herald, Carroll, Iowa.
Anton H. Steinkamp
ARCADIA - Mass of the Christian Burial for Anton H. Steinkamp, 82, a retired farmer, will be concelebrated at 1:30 p.m., Friday, February 4, at St. John church in Arcadia with the Revs. C. A. Ahmann and Richard Birdsall as celebrants.

Mr. Steinkamp died Tuesday, February 1, at St. Anthony Regional Hospital in Carroll.

Burial will be in St. Bernard parish cemetery in Breda with Fr. Birdsall officiating. Visitation at the Twit Funeral Home in Carroll will be after 7 p.m. Thursday. Rosaries will be recited at 7:30 p.m. by Fr. Ahmann and at 8:30 p.m. by Fr. Birdsall.

Mr. Steinkamp is survived by a daughter, Bonnie Steinkamp, Arcadia; sisters: Mrs. Henry (Theresa) Kramer, Glidden; Mr. Andrew (Elizabeth) Thobe, Carroll; Mrs. Joe (Mary) Kohorst, Arcadia, and Mrs. Hilbert (Agnes) Eischeid, Manning; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary, on February 26,1979, and four brothers: Joe, Walter, Leonard and Fred.

Mr. Steinkamp was born May 21, 1900, at Breda, a son of Ferdinand and Mary Nieland Steinkamp. He was married to Mary Kohorst on February 4, 1925, at St. John church in Arcadia. He had lived on the farm two miles east of Arcadia since 1939.4
 
Burial*4 February 1983He was buried on 4 February 1983, at St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery, Breda, Carroll County, Iowa

Family

Mary Anna Kohorst (January 10, 1903 - February 26, 1979)
Marriage*4 February 1925He married Mary Anna Kohorst, daughter of John Henry Kohorst and Bernadine Weber, on 4 February 1925, at St. John Catholic Church, Arcadia, Carroll County, Iowa. 
Child 1.Bonita Ann Steinkamp (August 27, 1931 - December 3, 2008)

Citations

  1. [S120] WWI Draft Registration Cards, online <Ancestry.com>, 1642909.
  2. [S54] 1930 Federal Population Census,, District 36 page 4B.
  3. [S7] Social Security Death Index, as seen on FamilySearch.org, 480-46-3500.
  4. [S135] The Carroll Daily Times Herald, Carroll, Iowa, February 2, 1983.

Mary Anna Kohorst

F, (January 10, 1903 - February 26, 1979)
FatherJohn Henry Kohorst (March 14, 1869 - October 21, 1968)
MotherBernadine Weber (January 22, 1880 - 1968)
Birth*10 January 1903Mary Anna Kohorst was born on 10 January 1903, at Carroll County, Iowa. 
She was the daughter of John Henry Kohorst and Bernadine Weber
Marriage*4 February 1925Mary Anna Kohorst married Anton Henry Steinkamp, son of Ferdinand Steinkamp and Mary Magdalen Nieland, on 4 February 1925, at St. John Catholic Church, Arcadia, Carroll County, Iowa. 
Death*26 February 1979Mary Anna Kohorst died on 26 February 1979, at Carroll, Carroll County, Iowa, at age 76.1 
Misc*She was remembered in an obituary in the Carroll Daily Times Herald, Carroll, Iowa.
Mrs. Anton (Mary) Steinkamp
ARCADIA – Mrs. Anton (Mary) Steinkamp, 76, of Arcadia died Monday, Feb. 26, at St. Anthony Regional Hospital.

Mass of the Christian Burial will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. John church in Arcadia with the Revs. C.A. Ahmann officiating. Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Victor Tomka, Jr., Ralph Niehaus, Ray Glass, Bob Schroeder and Vernon Noelck.

Friends may call after 2:30 p.m. at the Twit Funeral Home in Carroll where rosaries will be at 3 and 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Mrs. Steinkamp, the daughter of John Henry and Bernadine (Weber) Kohorst, was born Jan. 10, 1903, at Arcadia. She attended St. John’s School in Arcadia. Her marriage to Anton H. Steinkamp took place Feb. 4, 1925, at St. John’s Church.

Survivors include her husband, Anton; one daughter, Bonnie, at home; two brothers, Vincent and Leo Kohorst of Arcadia; three sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Wernimont, Mrs. Joe (Anna) Wernimont and Mrs. Walter (Kathryn) Seyller, all of Carroll; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and one sister.2
 
Burial*1 March 1979She was buried on 1 March 1979, at St. John Catholic Church, Arcadia, Carroll County, Iowa. 

Family

Anton Henry Steinkamp (May 21, 1900 - February 1, 1983)
Child 1.Bonita Ann Steinkamp (August 27, 1931 - December 3, 2008)

Citations

  1. [S7] Social Security Death Index, as seen on FamilySearch.org, 479-74-2756.
  2. [S135] The Carroll Daily Times Herald, Carroll, Iowa, February 27, 1979.

Bonita Ann Steinkamp

F, (August 27, 1931 - December 3, 2008)
FatherAnton Henry Steinkamp (May 21, 1900 - February 1, 1983)
MotherMary Anna Kohorst (January 10, 1903 - February 26, 1979)
Name Variation Bonita Ann Steinkamp was also known as Bonnie. 
Birth*27 August 1931She was born on 27 August 1931, at Iowa. 
She was the daughter of Anton Henry Steinkamp and Mary Anna Kohorst
Death*3 December 2008Bonita Ann Steinkamp died on 3 December 2008, at Wall Lake, Sac County, Iowa, at age 77. 

Mary C. Steinkamp

F, (May 21, 1903 - December 24, 1994)
Mary C. (Steinkamp) Kohorst, 1903 - 1994.
FatherFerdinand Steinkamp (August 25, 1877 - January 16, 1963)
MotherMary Magdalen Nieland (November 1, 1877 - October 17, 1958)
Birth*21 May 1903Mary C. Steinkamp was born on 21 May 1903, at Breda, Carroll County, Iowa. 
She was the daughter of Ferdinand Steinkamp and Mary Magdalen Nieland
Misc*November 1924Mary C. Steinkamp was the winner of the popular lady contest conducted by Miss Leonilla Hinners at Center School House in Wheatland Township. in November 1924 at Carroll County, Iowa.1 
Marriage*22 September 1925She married Joseph Kohorst, son of John Henry Kohorst and Bernadine Weber, on 22 September 1925, at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Breda, Carroll County, Iowa; Rev. Joseph Schulte officiated. 
Census*1930Mary C. Steinkamp appeared on the census of 1930 at Carroll County, Iowa; Mary (26) is enumerated on a farm in Wheatland Township with her husband Joseph (28) and daughter Celine (2 10/12). All of the family were born in Iowa. They are renting the farm and have a radio.2 
Death*24 December 1994She died on 24 December 1994, at Carroll, Carroll County, Iowa, at age 91.3 
MiscShe was remembered in an obituary in the Carroll Daily Times Herald, Carroll, Iowa.
Mary C. Kohorst
Mary C. Kohorst, 91, of Carroll, died Saturday, Dec. 24, 1994, at the Carroll Health Center.

Mass of the Christian burial for Mrs. Kohorst will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27, 1994 at St. John Church in Arcadia with Monsignor James Lafferty officiating. Lector will be Kenneth Venner. Gift bearers will be granddaughters. Casket bearers will be Oran Kohorst, Arden Kohorst, Mike Harpenau, Bill Lawler, Mark Stocking, George Schechinger and Joe Schechinger. Honorary casket bearers will be granddaughters and great-grandchildren. Burial will be in St. John Cemetery in Arcadia.

She was born May 21, 1903, at Breda, a daughter of Ferdinand and Mary (Nieland) Steinkamp. She attended school in Breda.

She and Joseph Kohorst were married Sept. 22, 1925, at St. Bernard Church in Breda with the Rev. Joseph Schulte officiating. The Kohorsts farmed in the Arcadia area before retiring in 1963 and moving into Arcadia. She was a member of St. John Parish, the Christian Mothers and the Guild.

Survivors include three daughters: Mae Schechinger and her husband, Earl, of Adams, Minn., Jean Lawler and her husband, Bill of Westside, and Betty Lawler and her husband, Fenton, of Westside; a son, Vernon Kohorst, and his wife, Nola of Arcadia; two sisters: Theresa (Mrs. Henry) Kramer of Lidderdale and Agnes (Mrs. Hilbert) Eischeid of Manning: 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Kohorst was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph, in 1974; a sister, Elizabeth Thobe; and five brothers: Tony, Joe, Fred, Walter and Leonard.4
 
Burial*27 December 1994She was buried on 27 December 1994, at St. John Catholic Cemetery, Arcadia, Carroll County, Iowa

Family

Joseph Kohorst (May 23, 1901 - February 9, 1974)
Marriage*22 September 1925She married Joseph Kohorst, son of John Henry Kohorst and Bernadine Weber, on 22 September 1925, at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Breda, Carroll County, Iowa; Rev. Joseph Schulte officiated. 
Children 1.Celine Mae Kohorst+
 2.Vernon J. Kohorst+ (January 18, 1931 - May 23, 2000)
 3.Jean Marie Kohorst+
 4.Betty Lou Kohorst+

Citations

  1. [S50] The Breda News, Breda, Iowa
    ,Reflections on the Past, November 10, 2004.
  2. [S54] 1930 Federal Population Census,, Iowa, Carroll, Wheatland, T626-646, ED 36, page 1B.
  3. [S7] Social Security Death Index, as seen on FamilySearch.org, 478-80-1295.
  4. [S135] The Carroll Daily Times Herald, Carroll, Iowa, December 26, 1994.

Joseph Kohorst

M, (May 23, 1901 - February 9, 1974)
Jospeh "Joe" Kohorst, 1901 - 1972.
FatherJohn Henry Kohorst (March 14, 1869 - October 21, 1968)
MotherBernadine Weber (January 22, 1880 - 1968)
Name Variation Joseph Kohorst was also known as Joe. 
Birth*23 May 1901He was born on 23 May 1901, at Arcadia, Carroll County, Iowa. 
He was the son of John Henry Kohorst and Bernadine Weber
Marriage*22 September 1925Joseph Kohorst married Mary C. Steinkamp, daughter of Ferdinand Steinkamp and Mary Magdalen Nieland, on 22 September 1925, at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Breda, Carroll County, Iowa; Rev. Joseph Schulte officiated. 
Death*9 February 1974Joseph Kohorst died on 9 February 1974, at Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, at age 72.1 
Misc*He was remembered in an obituary in the Carroll Daily times Herald, Carroll, Iowa.
Joseph Kohorst
ARCADIA - Joe Kohorst, 72, of Arcadia died at 1:55 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at St. Joseph Hospital in Omaha.

Requiem mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Wednesday in St. John's Church here by the Rev. C. A. Ahmann. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call after 7 p.m. Monday at the Twit Funeral Home in Carroll, where the rosary will be recited Monday at 8 and 8:45 p.m.

Mr. Kohorst had been in the hardware and implement business here and farmed until retiring and moving into town 10 years ago. He was born near Arcadia May 23, 1901, a son of J. H. and Bernadine Weber Kohorst, and received his education at Arcadia. He was married to Mary Steinkamp Sept. 22, 1925, at St. Bernard's Church in Breda by the Rev. Joseph Schulte. He was a member of St. John's Church, Arcadia.

Surviving are his wife; four children, (Mrs. Earl (Mae) Schechinger of Adams, Minn., Vern of Arcadia, Mrs. Bill (Jean) Lawler and Mrs. Fenton (Betty) Lawler of Westside; ten grandchildren; three brothers, Henry, Vincent and Leo Kohorst of Arcadia; and four sisters, Mrs. Tony (Mary) Steinkamp of Arcadia, Mrs. Ben (Elizabeth) Wernimont of Elkton, Minn., Mrs. Joe (Anna) Wernimont and Mrs. Walter (Kathryn) Seyller of Carroll. Another sister, three brothers, Bernard, and Henry, Frank and William, preceded him in death.2
 
Burial*He was buried at St. John Catholic Cemetery, Arcadia, Carroll County, Iowa

Family

Mary C. Steinkamp (May 21, 1903 - December 24, 1994)
Marriage*22 September 1925He married Mary C. Steinkamp, daughter of Ferdinand Steinkamp and Mary Magdalen Nieland, on 22 September 1925, at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Breda, Carroll County, Iowa; Rev. Joseph Schulte officiated. 
Children 1.Celine Mae Kohorst+
 2.Vernon J. Kohorst+ (January 18, 1931 - May 23, 2000)
 3.Jean Marie Kohorst+
 4.Betty Lou Kohorst+

Citations

  1. [S7] Social Security Death Index, as seen on FamilySearch.org, 483-44-8625.
  2. [S135] The Carroll Daily Times Herald, Carroll, Iowa, February 11, 1974.

Celine Mae Kohorst

F
FatherJoseph Kohorst (May 23, 1901 - February 9, 1974)
MotherMary C. Steinkamp (May 21, 1903 - December 24, 1994)
Celine Mae Kohorst is the daughter of Joseph Kohorst and Mary C. Steinkamp

Family

Earl George Schechinger (May 17, 1922 - August 14, 2012)
Children 1.George Richard Schechinger+
 2.Joseph Allan Schechinger+

Earl George Schechinger

M, (May 17, 1922 - August 14, 2012)
Earl G. Schechinger, 1922 - 2012. Photo from the Carroll Daily Times Herald,
FatherVitus Jake Schechinger (July 25, 1897 - July 17, 1967)
MotherGenevieve Wieland (November 10, 1894 - January 27, 1995)
Birth*17 May 1922Earl George Schechinger was born on 17 May 1922, at Carroll, Carroll County, Iowa. 
He was the son of Vitus Jake Schechinger and Genevieve Wieland
Death*14 August 2012Earl George Schechinger died on 14 August 2012, at Grand Meadow, Mower County, Minnesota, at age 90. 
Misc*He was remembered in an obituary in the Carroll Daily Times Herald, Carroll, Iowa.
Earl G. Schechinger
Earl George Schechinger, 90, formerly of Adams, died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, at Meadow Manor Care Center in Grand Meadow, Minn.

Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday Aug. 17, at St. Edward Catholic Church in Austin with Father Jim Steffes officiating.

Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Thursday at Worlein Funeral Home in Austin, and one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday.

Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.worlein.com. Services prearranged and performed by Worlein Funeral Home of Austin.

He was born May 17, 1922 in Carroll to Vitus J. and Genevieve (Weiland) Schechinger. He graduated from Carroll High School in 1940 and then moved to Adams, Minn., in 1960 where he farmed until his retirement. On Jan. 12, 1949, Earl married Celine Mae Kohorst in Arcadia, Iowa. The couple raised two sons. A member of St. Edward’s Catholic Church in Austin, Earl also belonged to the Moose, the Eagles, and the Elks. He enjoyed playing cards, going to auctions, and taking short trips. He had a special love for the farm and his Farmall tractors. His grandchildren were very dear to him.

Survivors include his wife Celine “Mae” Schechinger of Austin; his sons Joe (Kim) Schechinger of Austin and George (Sue) Schechinger of Adams; four grandchildren, Craig, Angela, Kayline, and Kristine; sisters Marvel Morales of Mexico City and Viola Berning of Carroll; brother Carl (Betty) Schechinger of Hutchinson, Kan; sister-in-law Betty Schechinger of Carroll.

He was preceded in death by his parents Vitus and Genevieve; brother Donald; brothers-in-law Danny Morales and Larry Berning.1
 
Burial*17 August 2012He was buried on 17 August 2012, at Calvary Cemetery, Austin, Mower County, Minnesota

Citations

  1. [S135] The Carroll Daily Times Herald, Carroll, Iowa, August 16, 2012.

George Richard Schechinger

M
FatherEarl George Schechinger (May 17, 1922 - August 14, 2012)
MotherCeline Mae Kohorst
George Richard Schechinger is the son of Earl George Schechinger and Celine Mae Kohorst

Joseph Allan Schechinger

M
FatherEarl George Schechinger (May 17, 1922 - August 14, 2012)
MotherCeline Mae Kohorst
Joseph Allan Schechinger is the son of Earl George Schechinger and Celine Mae Kohorst

Vernon J. Kohorst

M, (January 18, 1931 - May 23, 2000)
FatherJoseph Kohorst (May 23, 1901 - February 9, 1974)
MotherMary C. Steinkamp (May 21, 1903 - December 24, 1994)
Birth*18 January 1931Vernon J. Kohorst was born on 18 January 1931, at Arcadia, Carroll County, Iowa. 
He was the son of Joseph Kohorst and Mary C. Steinkamp
Marriage*22 September 1955Vernon J. Kohorst married Nola M. Weitl, daughter of Charles William Weitl and Anna Liewer, on 22 September 1955, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Templeton, Carroll County, Iowa. 
Death*23 May 2000Vernon J. Kohorst died on 23 May 2000, at Carroll, Carroll County, Iowa, at age 69.1 
Burial*He was buried at St. John Catholic Cemetery, Arcadia, Carroll County, Iowa
Misc*He was remembered in an obituary in the Carroll Daily Times Herald, Carroll, Iowa.
Vernon J. Kohorst
Funeral service for Vernon J. Kohorst of Arcadia will be at noon Friday, May 26, 2000, at Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll.

Mr. Kohorst, 69, died Tuesday, May 23, 2000, at St. Anthony Regional Hospital in Carroll.

The Rev. William Schreiber will officiate the service. Visitation starts at 10 Friday morning at the funeral home. A funeral Mass and burial at St. John Catholic Church and Cemetery in Arcadia will be held later at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions can be left at the funeral home in lieu of flowers.

Born Jan. 18, 1931, at Arcadia, he was a son of Joe and Mary (Steinkamp) Kohorst. He attended St. John Grade School and Arcadia High School and spent most of his life in this community.

He and Nola M. Weitl were married Sept. 22, 1955, at Sacred Heart Church in Templeton. They farmed in the Roselle area a short time then moved to the Kohorst family farm north of Arcadia in 1963.

Mr. Kohorst was a member of St. John parish in Arcadia and enjoyed bowling, auto racing and baseball.

Survivors include his wife, Nola, of Arcadia; three sons and their wives; Alan and Melinda Kohorst of New Orleans, La., Oran and Mary Kohorst of Arcadia and Aden and Diane Kohorst of Arcadia; six grandchildren; three sisters and their husbands; Celina and Earl Schechinger of Adams, Minn., Jean and William Lawler, of Carroll, and Betty and Fenton Lawler of Westside; and the following brothers and sisters-in-law; Arlene and Gaylord Stangl of Coon Rapids, Marlo and Almyra Weitl of Roselle, Charles and Pet Weitl of Templeton, Norbert Weitl and fiancée Sue Feilmeier of Carroll, Sister Myra Weitl of Okolona, Miss., and Ruth Weitl of York, Neb.

Mr. Kohorst was preceded in death by his parents; his parents-in-law; Charles and Anna Weitl; and a brother–in-law, Richard Weitl.2
 

Family

Nola M. Weitl (March 14, 1933 - July 12, 2008)
Children 1.Alan C. Kohorst+
 2.Oran C. Kohorst+
 3.Arden J. Kohorst+

Citations

  1. [S7] Social Security Death Index, as seen on FamilySearch.org, 479-36-4215.
  2. [S135] The Carroll Daily Times Herald, Carroll, Iowa, May 25, 2000.

Nola M. Weitl

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Nola (Weitl) Steinkamp, 1933-2008. Photo from the Carroll Daily Times Herald.
FatherCharles William Weitl (October 31, 1904 - November 14, 1987)
MotherAnna Liewer1 (November 14, 1909 - February 28, 1990)
Birth*14 March 1933Nola M. Weitl was born on 14 March 1933, at Templeton, Carroll County, Iowa. 
She was the daughter of Charles William Weitl and Anna Liewer.1 
Marriage*22 September 1955Nola M. Weitl married Vernon J. Kohorst, son of Joseph Kohorst and Mary C. Steinkamp, on 22 September 1955, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Templeton, Carroll County, Iowa. 
Death*12 July 2008Nola M. Weitl died on 12 July 2008, at Arcadia, Carroll County, Iowa, at age 75. 
Misc*She was remembered in an obituary in the Carroll Daily Times Herald, Carroll, Iowa.
Nola M. Kohorst
ARCADIA - Nola M. Kohorst, 75, of Arcadia died of an apparent heart condition Saturday, July 12, 2008, at her home.

Mass of the Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 16, 2008, at St. John Catholic Church in Arcadia with the Rev. John Thomas presiding. Lector will be Mrs. Kohorst's son, Alan Kohorst. Gift bearers will be Andrea Flug, Melissa Kohorst and Stacy Ehlers. Servers will be Ashley and Kelsey Blum. Eucharistic ministers will be Phil Collison and Arlene Dentlinger. Casket bearers will be Marshall Kohorst, Nick Kohorst, John Kohorst, Clyde Weitl, Doug Weitl and Brian Weitl. The family will have a private burial service at St. John Cemetery in Arcadia at a later date.

Visitation starts at 2:30 and the St. Christian Mothers will lead a rosary at 3 Tuesday afternoon at Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll. St. John Parish will hold a Christian wake service at 7 Tuesday night at the funeral home.

A daughter of Charles W. and Anna (Liewer) Weitl, she was born March 14, 1933, at Templeton, spent her younger years there and graduated from Sacred Heart High School in Templeton. She graduated from St. Anthony School of Nursing in Carroll as a registered nurse in 1953.

She worked at St. Anthony Hospital and in private medical practice until 1963.

She and Vernon J. Kohorst were married Sept. 22, 1955, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Templeton. The Kohorsts farmed near Roselle. They moved to the Kohorst family farm north of Arcadia in 1963. After her husband's death in May 2000, Mrs. Kohorst moved to an apartment in Arcadia.

She was a founding member of Tip Top Terrace Senior Housing in Arcadia and managed it for 28 years, receiving the 2008 USDA Iowa Housing Site Manager of the Year award. She was a member of St. John Parish and Christian Mothers, volunteered for Red Cross Bloodmobile and enjoyed crocheting, gardening, cooking, baking and discussing politics.

Survivors include three sons and their wives: Alan and Melinda Kohorst of New Orleans, La., Oran and Mary Kohorst of Arcadia and Arden and Diane Kohorst of Arcadia; six grandchildren: John Kohorst, Melissa Kohorst, Nick Kohorst, Andrea Flug and husband Tim, Stacy Ehlers and husband Will and Marshall Kohorst; two great-grandchildren; two sisters: Arlene Stangl and husband Gaylord of Coon Rapids and Sister Myra Weitl OSF of Calhoun City, Miss; two brothers: Marlo Weitl and wife Almyra of Carroll and Norbert Weitl and Sue Feilmeier of Carroll; and two sisters-in-law: Ruth Ann Weitl of York, Neb., and Patricia Weitl of Templeton.

Mrs. Kohorst was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers: Richard Weitl and Charles "C.J." Weitl.2

 
Burial*16 July 2008She was buried on 16 July 2008, at St. John Catholic Cemetery, Arcadia, Carroll County, Iowa

Family

Vernon J. Kohorst (January 18, 1931 - May 23, 2000)
Children 1.Alan C. Kohorst+
 2.Oran C. Kohorst+
 3.Arden J. Kohorst+

Citations

  1. [S7] Social Security Death Index, as seen on FamilySearch.org, 479-22-1419.
  2. [S135] The Carroll Daily Times Herald, Carroll, Iowa, July 14, 2008.

Alan C. Kohorst

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FatherVernon J. Kohorst (January 18, 1931 - May 23, 2000)
MotherNola M. Weitl (March 14, 1933 - July 12, 2008)
Alan C. Kohorst is the son of Vernon J. Kohorst and Nola M. Weitl

Oran C. Kohorst

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FatherVernon J. Kohorst (January 18, 1931 - May 23, 2000)
MotherNola M. Weitl (March 14, 1933 - July 12, 2008)
Oran C. Kohorst is the son of Vernon J. Kohorst and Nola M. Weitl

Arden J. Kohorst

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FatherVernon J. Kohorst (January 18, 1931 - May 23, 2000)
MotherNola M. Weitl (March 14, 1933 - July 12, 2008)
Arden J. Kohorst is the son of Vernon J. Kohorst and Nola M. Weitl

Jean Marie Kohorst

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FatherJoseph Kohorst (May 23, 1901 - February 9, 1974)
MotherMary C. Steinkamp (May 21, 1903 - December 24, 1994)
Jean Marie Kohorst is the daughter of Joseph Kohorst and Mary C. Steinkamp

Family

William Carlton Lawler (June 29, 1925 - July 9, 2006)
Children 1.Beverly Ann Lawler+
 2.Carol Marie Lawler+
 3.William Joseph Lawler Jr.+

William Carlton Lawler

M, (June 29, 1925 - July 9, 2006)
William C. Lawler, 1925-2006. Photo from the Carroll Daily Times Herald.
FatherJoseph Patrick Lawler (July 14, 1887 - August 31, 1957)
MotherCharlotte Hamill (October 10, 1897 - February 16, 1971)
Birth*29 June 1925William Carlton Lawler was born on 29 June 1925, at Westside, Crawford County, Iowa. 
He was the son of Joseph Patrick Lawler and Charlotte Hamill
Death*9 July 2006William Carlton Lawler died on 9 July 2006, at Carroll, Carroll County, Iowa, at age 81. 
Misc*He was remembered in an obituary in the Carroll Daily Times Herald, Carroll, Iowa.
William C. Lawler
CARROLL - William C. Lawler, 81, of Carroll died Sunday, July 9, 2006, at St. Anthony Nursing Home in Carroll.

Mass of the Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 12, at St. Ann Catholic Church in Vail with the Rev. John Thomas presiding and the Revs. Lloyd White and Richard Remmes concelebrating. Lectors will be Erin Harpenau and Monica Nees. Gift bearers will be Mr. Lawler’s three children. Servers will be Katelynn Venner and Rob Lawler. Casket bearers will be Jason Harpenau, Danny Harpenau, Keith Venner, Joe Nees, Rick Hertzig and Oran Kohorst. Honorary casket bearers will be Cory Venner, Madison Lawler and Garrett Lawler. Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery at Vail. Visitation starts at 2:30 and the Carroll Knights of Columbus will lead a rosary at 3 Tuesday afternoon at Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll. There will be a Christian wake service at 7:30 Tuesday night at the nursing home. Visitation will resume at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

A son of Joseph and Charlotte (Hamill) Lawler, he was born June 29, 1925, at Westside, attended Jackson Township No. 7 rural school, graduated from St. Ann High School at Vail in 1943 and spent his lifetime on the family farm north of Westside.

He and Jean Kohorst were married Feb. 12, 1958, at St. John Catholic Church in Arcadia with the Rev. Cletus Ahmann officiating. The Lawlers farmed until 1996 then moved to Carroll.

Mr. Lawler was a member of St. Lawrence Parish in Carroll, longtime member and usher at St. Ann Parish in Vail and member of the Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed music and dancing.

Survivors include his wife, Jean, of Carroll; three children: Beverly Harpenau and husband Mike of Remsen, Carol Venner and husband Ken of Arcadia and Bill Lawler and wife Mandy of Carroll; eight grandchildren: Jason, Erin and Danny Harpenau, Keith, Katelynn and Cory Venner, and Madison and Garrett Lawler; a brother, Fenton Lawler, and his wife, Betty, of Westside; and sisters and brothers-in-law: Nola Kohorst of Arcadia and Mae and Earl Schechinger of Austin, Minn.

Mr. Lawler was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Don Lawler; two sisters: Mary Frances Lawler and Barbara Lawler in infancy; his parents-in-law, Joe and Mary Kohorst; a sister-in-law, Mary Alice Lawler; and a brother-in-law, Vernon Kohorst.1
 
Burial*12 July 2006He was buried on 12 July 2006, at St. Ann Catholic Cemetery, Vail, Crawford County, Iowa

Citations

  1. [S135] The Carroll Daily Times Herald, Carroll, Iowa, July 10, 2006.

Beverly Ann Lawler

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FatherWilliam Carlton Lawler (June 29, 1925 - July 9, 2006)
MotherJean Marie Kohorst
Beverly Ann Lawler is the daughter of William Carlton Lawler and Jean Marie Kohorst

Carol Marie Lawler

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FatherWilliam Carlton Lawler (June 29, 1925 - July 9, 2006)
MotherJean Marie Kohorst
Carol Marie Lawler is the daughter of William Carlton Lawler and Jean Marie Kohorst

Betty Lou Kohorst

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FatherJoseph Kohorst (May 23, 1901 - February 9, 1974)
MotherMary C. Steinkamp (May 21, 1903 - December 24, 1994)
Betty Lou Kohorst is the daughter of Joseph Kohorst and Mary C. Steinkamp

Family

Fenton Robert Lawler (April 20, 1933 - September 22, 2016)
Children 1.Laura Jean Lawler
 2.Monica Marie Lawler+