Hukill, Otto Nathan
Otto Nathan Hukill Funeral Services to Be Here Tomorrow
Word was received yesterday of death of Otto Nathan Hukill, formerly of Canton, which occurred at the home in Jerseyville yesterday morning at 8:20 o’clock.
Otto Hukill was born on March 29, 1867, near Bushnell to Nathan and Hannah (Whiting) Hukill.
He grew to young manhood in Bushnell and in 1894 was married to May Kepple of that place. His wife survives him.
Besides his wife he leaves the following children: Mrs. Ernie Fidler, William E. Hukill, and Mrs. Edward Slater of Canton; Vern L. of South Bend; Verl G. who has just arrived from west to make his home here and Leo N. at home.
Mrs. Edward Osborn of Cuba and Dr. Hannah L. Hukill of Glendale, Calif., are surviving sisters.
Mr. Hukill has spent all of his life in Illinois, ten years of which have been on a farm near Canton. For the past six years the family has been residing on a farm near Jerseyville.
The funeral services will be held at the Murphy Memorial home at 2:30 o’clock Saturday afternoon. Burial will be in Greenwood.
Friends may see Mr. Hukill at the Murphy memorial home any time after 4 o’clock this afternoon.
Canton Daily Ledger 4/16/1926
Hukill, May Mary (Kepple)
Canton Woman Dies in Peoria Hospital
Mrs. May Mary Hukill died early this morning in a Peoria hospital following six years illness.
She was born in McDonough county Nov. 29, 1874, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Kepple. She was married to Otto Hukill in 1893 and he preceded her in death April 15, 1926.
Surviving are five children, William Hukill, Mrs. Twila Polich and Leo Hukill, all of Canton; Verne Hukill, Bremen, Ind., and Verle Hukill, South Bend, Ind.; five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and three brothers, Walter Kepple, St. Augusta; Oren Kepple, Canton route 2, and O. A. Kepple [Oren and O.A. are the same person], Canton route 1, and Arthur Kepple, Bushnell; two sisters, Mrs. Nellie Westlake, Bushnell and Mrs. Edith Westlake, Quincy.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Mrs. Nellie Fidler, two sisters and three brothers.
Mrs. Hukill had resided in Canton since 1926.
Funeral services will be held at two o’clock Saturday afternoon at the Murphy Memorial home and burial will be in the Greenwood cemetery. Friends may call at the Murphy Memorial home.
Canton Daily Ledger
May 1, 1947
PETERS, Arlene Sophie
Denison Review, Friday, May 3, 2002
Arlene Sophie, daughter of Henry and Celia Bauer Peters, was born September 23, 1919, on the family farm near Westside. She attended country school near her home and graduated from Westside High School in 1936. She then worked with her father in his cafe in Westside.
In 1939, Arlene was united in marriage with Walter Noack in Remsen, Iowa. One daughter, Mary Lou was born to this union. Arlene and Walter lived in Westside. Arlene operated an income tax business and later owned and managed the Westside Lumber Yard. In the late 1960s they moved to Brownsville, Texas and owned and operated Win Mobile Home Sales and Trailer Park.
Arlene enjoyed flowers, painting pictures, ceramics, and loved to visit. She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Brownsville, as well as the American Legion Auxiliary in Westside and Brownsville, and the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary in Brownsville. Arlene was also an active member of the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce.
In October of 1998, Arlene became a resident of Spanish Meadows Nursing Home in Brownsville. She died Wednesday, January 23, 2002, at Brownsville Medical Center in Brownsville, Texas. She was 82 years of age.
Besides her parents, Arlene was preceded in death by two brothers: Lester and Raymond Peters.
Arlene is survived by a daughter Mary Lou and her husband Theodore H. Kraus of Westside; three grandchildren: Tim Kraus and wife Deb of Westside; Brian Kraus and wife Kathy of Arcadia; Tracey Reinking and husband Chet of Ireton; 6 great grandchildren; two brothers: Vernon Peters and wife Vi of Wall Lake and Ron Peters and wife Jeanette of Ames; one sister, Betty Nobiling and husband Donald of Westside; two sisters-in-law Georgene Peters of Harlan and Nadine Nichols and husband William J. of Lake View; and by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, April 27, 2002 at 11:00 am at the Zion Lutheran Church in Arcadia, Iowa with Pastor Carl Noble officiating the service and interment held at the Westside Cemetery in Westside, Iowa. Lisa McNelly served as organist for congregational hymns, "What A Friend We Have In Jesus" and "Rock of Ages". The family invited everyone in attendance of the service to join them for lunch and fellowship. The Ohde Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
PETERSEN, August Fritz
Funeral Services For August Petersen Held Saturday
Funeral services for August F. Petersen, 51, who died Wednesday, January 12, were held Saturday at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Schleswig, Rev. F. A. Wiese officiated. Mrs. Garnet Schmidt, organist, accompanied the quartet that sang "Jesus Savior, Pilot Me" and the congregation that sang "My Hope Is Built On Nothing Less." Rev. Wiese read the following obituary.
August Fritz Juergen, son of Christian Petersen and Minnie nee Boger, was born in Goodrich Township on November 8th, 1914. He was baptized by Pastor Frese of Zion, Denison.
He was married to Helen Schultz on February 16th, 1941 by Pastor Wagner, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Hanover Township. After the marriage the couple farmed in Goodrich Township near Charter Oak for 5 years and the last 10 years on a farm three miles south of Schleswig.
Around Thanksgiving he was injured when he was pinned beneath a car he was working on when the jack slipped. At that time, it was felt no serious injury had resulted.
Last Wednesday he became ill and his wife took him to the doctor who ordered him to enter the Denison hospital. He died unexpectedly on the way to the hospital. He attained to 51 years, 2 months and 4 days.
He was a life long member of the Lutheran Church and for the past ten years had membership in Immanuel Lutheran Church, Schleswig.
He is survived by his widow Helen: seven children: Roger of Omaha; Gordon; Margorie wife of Curtis Bruhn of Charter Oak; Richard; Sharon; Gail; and Scott. One grandchild, Brenda Lee Bruhn. He is also survived by two brothers, Elmer and Louis, both from Denison and one sister, Mrs. Ida Eggert of Denison.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Merlyn.
Pallbearers were Marvine Petersen, Emil Petersen, Fred Beeck, Marvin Zage, Erwin Bubke, and Lorenz Petersen. Interment was in Morgan Cemetery.
Denison Review, Tuesday, November 12, 2002, page 11
Gary Carstens was born March 21, 1953, the son of Lloyd and Vera Frey Carstens. He died on Tuesday, October 29, 2002 at the Bryan LGH Medical Center in Lincoln, Nebraska at the age of forty-nine.
Gary was born in Denison, Iowa and lived with his family near Buck Grove, Iowa. He was baptized in Christ on June 7, 1953 and later confirmed on May 14, 1967 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Buck Grove, Iowa. Gary graduated from the Denison High School with the class of 1971 and continued his education at the Westmar College in LeMars.
After completing his education, Gary worked in the purchasing department at World Wide Meats and later for Farm Bureau Insurance. He moved to Glenville, Nebraska, where he worked for the Ebco Boat Company for six years. Gary began farming and working for Skellgas for a short time but continued farming.
Gary was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Buck Grove. He was on the Board of Directors of the Bobcat Speedway in Blencoe, Iowa. He enjoyed Go-Cart Racing, was an avid fisherman and hunter who possessed a keen eye for sharp shooting.
He was preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents. Survivors include two sons, Tyler and his wife, Melissa of Des Moines; Casey of Clarksville, Tennessee; his daughter, Kelsey of Dow City; one grandson, Noah of Des Moines; his parents Lloyde and Vera Carstens of Defiance; and two brothers, Ross and his wife, Kitty; and Dale and his wife, Kim, all of West Des Moines; many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 pm, Friday, November 1, 2002, at Zion Lutheran Church in Denison, Iowa. Rev. Gordon Buchholz officiated the service and grave side rites held at Crawford Heights Memory Gardens in Denison. Organist Karen Kahl provided the organ accompaniment for Larry Boeck as he sang "How Great Thou Art" and "Asleep In Jesus". The congregational hymn was "Beautiful Savior". Those serving as pallbearers were: George Janssen, LeRoy Stover, Don Carstens, Dave Morgan, Curt Janssen, and Donald Tank. The family invited everyone in attendance to join them in fellowship and lunch served by the Dorcas Society. The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison was in charge of arrangements.
Wilkinson, Jeannie (Crumley)
Leukemia claims life of Cantonite
Funeral services for Mrs. Jeannie Crumley Wilkinson, 20, of 259 West Tamarack St., will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home. The Rev. S. Jay Curry will officiate. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the memorial home.
Mrs. Wilkinson died at 1:25 p.m. Saturday at Graham Hospital. She had been ill since last summer, when she was hospitalized for five weeks in Peoria after doctors discovered that she was suffering from leukemia. Upon her arrival home, she was greeted last August with a "welcome home" party of friends and relatives. Last fall, doctors told her that the disease was in remission, which meant that the cancer cells were no longer growing.
Mrs. Wilkinson was born Feb. 3, 1956, in Rushville, a daughter of Wayne and Shirley Ebbert Crumley. She married Dana Wilkinson May 10, 1975, in Canton. He survives. Also surviving are her parents of Canton; a son, Jason Wayne, at home; three sisters, Mrs. Sherry McCoy, Miss Karen and Miss Tammy, all of Canton; and her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Crumley of Canton, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Ebbert of rural Astoria, and Mrs. Helen Davis of Canton.
Mrs. Wilkinson was a member of the Canton First Baptist Church. She was a 1973 graduate of Canton Senior High School. She attended Mid-State College in Peoria and had been employed in data processing.
Memorials may be made in her name at the church.
Canton Daily Ledger 8/9/1976
CARSTENS, Thomas Nicolaus
Monday, January 18, 1932 Clinton, Iowa Herald, Page 5:
Thomas Nicolaus Carstens, former Clinton man, died Saturday afternoon in Dixon, Ill. The body has been brought to the H. F. C. Behr funeral parlors where services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Springdale cemetery. Thomas Nicolaus Carstens was born April 12, 1841 in Sollwitt, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. He was united in marriage to Anna C. Hansen of Hattstead, Germany, May 29, 1864. To them were born seven children, Thomas M. Carstens of Clinton, Mrs. Kate Petersen of Hoquiem, Washington, Mrs. Anna Wollaston of Dixon, Ill., Cornelius N. Carstens of San Francisco, Calif.; John T., Henry J. and Francis, who preceded the parents in death. His wife died sixteen years ago. He leaves his four children, twenty-four grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild. Mr. Carstens came to America in 1874, making his home in Jones County. Later he moved to Bryant and in the spring of 1880 came to Clinton. The last nine years he had resided with his daughter in Dixon. Mr. and Mrs. Carstens celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary May 29, 1914 in their home, 1018 Liberty Avenue.
CARSTENSEN, Carsten P.
From The Schleswig Leader, Sept. 23, 1999:
Carsten Carstensen was born October 9, 1913, the son of Jens and Margaretha Petersen Carstensen. He died at this home near Ida Grove, Iowa, on Saturday, September 11, 1999 at the age of eighty-five. Carsten was born in Ostbordelum, Germany and was baptized and confirmed in Christ there. He received his education in Germany and in 1930, moved to America with his family and farmed with his father. In 1949, Fritz and Carsten began farming together until 1955, when Carsten retired and moved to his parents resi-dence to care for his mother. He resided there until the time of his death. Carsten was a member of the United Church of Christ in Schleswig. He was a very loving and caring man who loved his family and cherished the beauty of flowers and loved to care for them. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Johann, Hans and Friedrich Carstensen, and two sisters, Lena Carstensen and Anna Harder. Survivors include one sister, Inge Carstensen of Ida Grove; and one sister-in-law, Elsie Carstensen of Ida Grove. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 15, 1999 at the United Church of Christ in Schleswig, Iowa. Rev. Gordon Hoyt officiated the service and grave side rites held at the Morgan Cemetery in Schleswig. Dorothy Jessen provided the organ accompaniment for vocalists, Nancy and Krista Krueger singing, "How Great Thou Art" and "Take Thou My Hand and Lead Me" and congregational hymn, "He Leadeth Me". Those serving as pallbearers were Jens Peter Carstensen, Thomas Senhen, Wayne Schroeder, Grover Senhen, Robert Krueger and Dave Nemitz. The family invited everyone in attendance at the service to join them in fellowship and lunch at the church, served by the Women's Guild.
CARSTENSEN, Friedrich Broder
Obtained from the December 31, 1998 Schleswig Leader, Schleswig, Iowa:
Friedrich Broder Carstensen was born July 26, 1909 the son of Jens and Margaretha Petersen Carstensen. He died at the Willow Dale Care Center in Battle Creek, Iowa, Sunday, December 20, 1998 at the age of eighty-nine. Friedrich was born in Bordelum, Germany. He was baptized in Christ in the Evangelical Church in Bordelum, August 22, 1909 by Pastor Toedt and later confirmed on April 13, 1924. He received his education and farmed with his family in Germany, before moving to America in 1930. He also farmed with his family in America and then entered the United States Army, serving his country for five years. On February 25, 1949, Friedrich was united in marriage to Elsie Petersen Schroeder in Schleswig, Iowa by Rev. Friedrich Weise. The couple settles on a farm four miles north of Schleswig. Friedrich was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Schleswig. He was a very loving husband, father and grandfather., who enjoyed spending time with his family. Friedrich will always be remembered by his saying, "Always go forward, never go backwards". He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Johann and Hans, and two sisters, Lena Carstensen and Anna Harder. Survivors include his wife, Elsie of Ida Grove; two sons, Wayne Schroeder and his wife, Carolyn of Ida Grove; Jens Carstensen of Sioux City; one daughter, Janice Nemitz and her husband, David of Denison; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; one brother, Carsten Carstensen; one sister, Inge Carstensen, both of Ida Grove; many other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 23, 1998 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Schleswig, Iowa, with Rev. Merle Mahnken officiating. Interment was in the Morgan Cemetery, Schleswig. Sharon Thompson was the organist with congregational hymns being "What a Friend We Have in Jesus", "Let All Together Praise Our God" ,and " I Know That My Redeemer Lives". Pallbearers were Daniel Schroeder, Dean Schroeder, Gaylord Boeck, Timothy Stoppel, Darryl Petersen, and Alan Nemitz. The family invited everyone in attendance to join them in fellowship and lunch served by the Ladies Aid. Arrangements were made under the direction of the Huebner Funeral Home of Schleswig.
CARSTENSEN, Johann F.
Johann F. Carstensen was born January 28, 1906, the son of Jens and Margaretha Petersen Carstensen. He died at his home near Ida Grove, Iowa on Monday, June 14, 1993 at the age of eighty-seven years.
Johann was born in Ostbordelum, Germany and was baptized and confirmed in Christ there. He received his education in Germany and subsequently farmed with his father. In 1930, he moved to America with his family and worked on farms for two years.
In 1932, Johann farmed near Deloit, Westside, Manning, Arthur and Schleswig with his brother, Hans, and sister, Lena. In 1947 they bought the farm eight miles north east of Schleswig and remained there until the time of his death.
Johann was a kind and considerate man, and loving brother whose Christian faith was evident in his character. He enjoyed working and was a member of the United Church of Christ in Schleswig.
He was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include: three brothers, Hans, Carsten and Friedrich and his wife, Elsie all of Ida Grove; and three sisters, Lena and Inge of Ida Grove and Anna Harder of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.