South Dakota USA
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The Cemetery was donated to the Diocese of Sioux Falls, Bishop Thomas O'Gorman in 1908 by Amelia Braun Kappenman, wife of John Kappenman, from part of the original Kappenman Homestead 160 acres
John Kappenman owner of the original homestead died Nov. 28, 1905 had been buried in St. Stephens Catholic Cemetery in Bridgewater, SD Cemetery, was disinterred and reburied in Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Cemetery in 1909. He was the second person buried there. The first was a Holden child, the son of John and Anna Marie Kappenman Holden.
Locally: The Cemetery is referred to as The Catholic Cemetery*, but the official name is Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Cemetery. This Memorial is dedicated to the Kappenman Family and all of it's many descendants.