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Frederick Joseph William Thoennes
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Birth: May 3, 1890
Lafayette
Tippecanoe County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jan. 25, 1948
West Lafayette
Tippecanoe County
Indiana, USA

Fred J. Thoennes, 57, well known plumber and steamfitter, died unexpectedly Sunday morning at the family home 124 South street, West Lafayette. Death was due to a heart attack.

Mr. Thoennes was proprietor of the Case Plumbing company, with which firm he took employment in 1917; he bought the establishment in 1936 and had operated it since. As a steam-fitter he worked on many school and other buildings in this section of the state and during World War I taught steamfitting at Valparaiso university.

Born in Lafayette, he was married to Georgia Hill in 1912. He was a member of St. Mary's cathedral and of the Catholic Order of Foresters 724. Surviving are the widow; four children, Dorothy, at home, Mrs. John Quinn and Mrs. William Lemond, West Lafayette, and Fred C., Lafayette; four brothers, Charles E., Robert M., Albert R. and Rudolph J. all of Lafayette, and five sisters, Mrs. Catherine Carr, Mrs. Matilda Fischer and Mrs. Lillian Miller, Lafayette, Mrs. Helen Morris, of Cleveland, and Mrs. Anna Shoup, Indianapolis.

Lafayette Journal and Courier, Monday, 26 Jan 1948, page 2
 
 
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 Parents:
  Nicholas Joseph Thoennes (1854 - 1913)
  Frances Eberle Thoennes (1855 - 1918)
 
 Spouse:
  Georgia Irene Hill Thoennes (1889 - 1966)*
 
 Children:
  Frederick Carl Thoennes (1914 - 1964)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Edward Thoennes (1881 - 1954)*
  Matilda Gertrude Thoennes Fischer (1883 - 1955)*
  William Joseph Thoennes (1885 - 1944)*
  Catherine Bernice Thoennes Carr (1886 - 1973)*
  Rudolph John Thoennes (1888 - 1951)*
  Frederick Joseph William Thoennes (1890 - 1948)
  Robert Matthew Thoennes (1892 - 1959)*
  Helen Catharine Thoennes Morris (1895 - 1965)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Boniface Cemetery
Lafayette
Tippecanoe County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Section K, Lot 135
 
Created by: DonH
Record added: Jun 16, 2009
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Frederick Joseph William Thoennes
Added by: DonH
 
Frederick Joseph William Thoennes
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