Mary Ann Grabner

F, (September 8, 1920 - May 6, 2007)
Mary Ann (Grabner) Stork 1920-2007. Photo from the Carroll Daily Times Herald.
FatherJoseph Theodore Grabner (January 10, 1884 - March 19, 1955)
MotherMary Ida Boes (September 8, 1882 - December 1, 1946)
Birth*8 September 1920Mary Ann Grabner was born on 8 September 1920, at Breda, Carroll County, Iowa. 
She was the daughter of Joseph Theodore Grabner and Mary Ida Boes
Marriage*25 August 1942Mary Ann Grabner married Mathias Henry Stork, son of Henry Aloysius Stork and Helen Mary Julich, on 25 August 1942, at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Breda, Carroll County, Iowa; Father Mathias Stork performed the ceremony. Evelyn Wess was the bridesmaid.1 
Death*6 May 2007Mary Ann Grabner died on 6 May 2007, at Carroll, Carroll County, Iowa, at age 86. 
Misc*She was remembered in an obituary in The Carroll Daily Times Herald, Carroll, Iowa.

Mary Ann Stork
CARROLL - Mass of the Christian burial for Mary Ann Stork of Carroll will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 10, 2007, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Carroll.

Mrs. Stork, 86, died Sunday, May 6, at St. Anthony Regional Hospital in Carroll.

The Rev. Timothy Schott will preside at the Mass. Lector will be Mrs. Stork's granddaughter, Laura Stork. Christian symbols will be placed by daughters: Phyllis Davis, Ruth Lappe, Susan Benedict, Patricia Stork, Margaret Gross, Mary Eickman, Michele Stork and Sandra Hackerson. Gift bearers will be daughters-in-law: LuJean Stork, Mary Lou Stork, Marsha Stork, Mary Jean Stork, Pat Stork, Carol Stork, Teri Stork, Michele Stork and Amy Stork. Servers will be grandsons: Curtis, Matt and Collin Stork. Eucharistic ministers will be Bill and Pat Stork and Sister Mary Myron Stork.

Casket bearers will be sons: Alan Stork, Robert Stork, Donald Stork, Thomas Stork, William Stork, Gordon Stork, Matt Stork, Jr., Kenneth Stork and Henry Stork. Honorary casket bearers will be sons-in-law: Larry Davis, Fred Lappe, Robert Benedict, Patrick Gross, Lynn Eickman and Ron Hackerson. The Carroll Catholic Daughters of the Americas and the St. Anthony Hospital Auxiliary will form an honor guard. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery at Breda.

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

A daughter of Joseph T. and Ida (Boes) Grabner, she was born Sept. 8, 1920, at Breda, attended rural school near Breda, graduated from St. Bernard High School at Breda and earned a teacher's certificate from Buena Vista University in Storm Lake. She and Matt H. Stork were married Aug. 25, 1942, at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Breda. The Storks resided in Breda until moving to Carroll in 1967.

Mrs. Stork was an Avon representative a few years. From 1965 until retirement in 1982 she taught at St. Lawrence School in Carroll.

She was a member of St. Lawrence Parish and Ladies Guild and St. Anthony Hospital Auxiliary, and member and past regent of the Carroll Catholic Daughters of the Americas. She volunteered at the Carroll County Historical Museum, election polls, Life Line and Red Cross. She enjoyed traveling, golfing, bowling, playing bridge and baby-sitting for her family.

Survivors include 17 children: Alan Stork and wife LuJean of Carroll, Robert Stork and wife Mary Lou of Lake View, Donald Stork and wife Marsha of Breda, Phyllis Davis and husband Larry of Johnston, Thomas Stork and wife Mary Jean of Carroll, William Stork and wife Pat of Lidderdale, Ruth Lappe and husband Fred of Auburn, Susan Benedict and husband Robert of Highland, Calif., Patricia Stork and special friend Leo Lindner Jr. of Deloit, Gordon Stork and wife Carol of Clive, Margaret Gross and husband Patrick of Council Bluffs, Mary Eickman and husband Lynn of Littleton, Colo., Matt Stork Jr. and wife Teri of Lake City, Michele Stork and special friend Frank Gregorsky of Vienna, Va., Kenneth Stork and wife Michele of Breda, Sandra Hackerson and husband Ron of Ames and Henry Stork and wife Amy of Altus, Okla; 49 grandchildren; and 59 great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Stork was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Matt, in July 1976; a grandson, Chris Lappe; a brother, Joseph Grabner; and two sisters: Irene Hobart and Myrtle Boes.2
Burial*10 May 2007She was buried on 10 May 2007, at St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery, Breda, Carroll County, Iowa


  1. [S50] The Breda News, Breda, Iowa
    ,September 4, 2002.
  2. [S135] The Carroll Daily Times Herald, Carroll, Iowa, May 8, 2007.

Edna Ann Boes

F, (November 13, 1913 - February 22, 1989)
Edna Ann (Boes) Ziegmann, 1913 - 1989. Photo from Richard Eischeid.
FatherJoseph Anthony Boes (August 20, 1884 - May 26, 1959)
MotherAppolonia Barbara Walz (February 9, 1890 - March 7, 1974)
Birth*13 November 1913Edna Ann Boes was born on 13 November 1913, at Carroll County, Iowa. 
She was the daughter of Joseph Anthony Boes and Appolonia Barbara Walz
Marriage*22 May 1934Edna Ann Boes married Arnold John Ziegmann, son of Anton Valentine Ziegmann and Anna Mary Berning, on 22 May 1934, at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Breda, Carroll County, Iowa. 
Death*22 February 1989Edna Ann Boes died on 22 February 1989, at Manning, Carroll County, Iowa, at age 75.1 
Misc*She was remembered in an obituary in the Carroll Daily Times Herald, Carroll, Iowa.
Edna Ziegmann
LAKE VIEW – Mass of the Christian burial for Edna Ziegmann, 75, of Lake View will be Saturday, Feb. 26, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wall Lake. Mrs. Ziegmann died Wednesday, February 22, at Manning General Hospital in Manning.

Burial will be at the Wall Lake Cemetery.

Mrs. Ziegmann was born Nov. 13, 1913, at Carroll, the daughter of Joseph and Appolonia (Waltz) Boes. She attended school at Breda.

On May 22, 1934, she married Arnold Ziegmann at Breda.

In their early married life, they lived in the Wall Lake and Early area. She had lived in Lake View for the last 40 years.

Survivors include three sons. Marvin Ziegmann of Wall Lake, Clarence Ziegmann of Breda and Duane Ziegmann of Aurora, Colo; two daughters, Jeanette (Mrs. James) Slavin of Omaha, Neb., and Violet (Mrs. Raymond) Falasco of Ann Arbor, Mich., 13 grandchildren; three great grandchildren; three brothers, Cyril Boes of Fontanelle, Vincent Boes of Wisconsin, and Rufus Boes of Carroll; five sisters, Ermina, (Mrs. Will) Trammel, Johanna (Mrs. Paul) Doyle and Annabelle (Mrs. Ray) While, all of Des Moines, Alvina Eischeid of Bayard and Hilda (Mrs. Joe) Laha of Muscatine.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and a son, Lawrence.2
Burial*26 February 1989She was buried on 26 February 1989, at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Wall Lake, Sac County, Iowa


Arnold John Ziegmann (August 27, 1910 - April 8, 1973)
Children 1.Marvin A. Ziegmann+ (November 13, 1934 - July 20, 2014)
 2.Jeanette Ziegmann+ (November 14, 1935 - April 10, 2015)
 3.Violet Ziegmann+
 4.Clarence J. Ziegmann+
 5.Marilyn Joan Ziegmann
 6.Lawrence Ziegmann (April 10, 1941 - June 9, 1941)
 7.Duane Henry Ziegmann


  1. [S7] Social Security Death Index, as seen on, 482-38-0298.
  2. [S135] The Carroll Daily Times Herald, Carroll, Iowa, February 23, 1989.