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Clara Marie Kainz Wolf
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Birth: Jul. 18, 1909
Presho
Lyman County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Jul. 4, 2006
Elkader
Clayton County
Iowa, USA

Father: John M Kainz b. 28 Apr 1874 in Vienna, Austria d. 12 Sep 1954
Mother: Amelia Bauer b. 5 Apr 1881 in Volga Township, Clayton County, Iowa d. 24 Apr 1954.

Extract from the 1910 Census:
Name: Mary Kainz
Age in 1910: 8/12
Estimated birth year: 1909
Birthplace: Iowa [sic]
Race: white
Sex: female
Relation to head of house: granddaughter
Living with: parents, and John and Josepha Kainz, ages 60 and 59
Parents: John and Emilye Kainz, ages 35 and 32
Home in 1910: Read, Clayton, Iowa
Marital status: single
Father's birthplace: Austria
Mother's birthplace: Iowa
Father's occupation: farm laborer - home farm
Occupation: none
Siblings living at home: Anna (age 5) and Rudie (3)
Census place: Read, Clayton, Iowa; Roll T624_397; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 71; Image: 1056
Date: 27 Apr 1910

Extract from the 1920 Census:
Name: Clara Kainz
Age: 9 [sic]
Estimated birth year: 1911
Birthplace: Iowa [sic]
Race: white
Sex: female
Relationship to head of house: daughter
Parents: John and Emilie Kainz, ages 47 and 38
Home in 1920: Volga, Clayton, Iowa
Address: farm
Marital status: single
Able to speak English: yes
Father's birthplace: Austria
Mother's birthplace: Iowa
Occupation: attending school
Siblings living at home: Ernest (age 13), Rudolph (11), Leo (7), Elnora (5), and Josephine (3 2/12)
Census place: Volga, Clayton, Iowa; Roll: T625_484; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 81; Image: 509
Date: 12 Jan 1920

Extract from the 1930 Census:
Name: Clara M Kainz
Age: 19 [sic]
Estimated birth year: 1911
Birthplace: Iowa [sic]
Race: white
Sex: female
Relation to head-of-house: sister
Living with: Rudolph F (occupation: farmer) and Leo Kainz, ages 22 and 18
Home in 1930: Volga, Clayton, Iowa
Marital status: single
Education: able to speak English
Education: able to read and write
Father's birthplace: Austria
Mother's birthplace: Iowa
Occupation: none
Census place: Volga, Clayton, Iowa; Roll: 649; Page: ; Enumeration District: 40; Image: 514.0
Date: 7 Apr 1930

Extract from the 1940 Census:
Name: Clara Seifert
Age: 30
Estimated birth year: 1910
Birthplace: South Dakota
Race: white
Sex: female
Relation to head-of-house: wife
Home in 1940: Read, Clayton, Iowa
Marital status: married
Highest grade of school completed: 8
Living on farm: yes
Place of residence in 1935: same house
Occupation: housework
Has other income of more than $50: no
Census place: Read, Clayton, Iowa; Roll: T627_1149; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 22-35
Date: 10 May 1940

Obituary from Leonard & Leonard-Muller Funeral Home:
Clara Marie Seifert Wolf, 96, Elkader, died Tuesday, July 4, 2006, at Central Community Hospital, Elkader, following a sudden illness. She was born in Presho, South Dakota, on July 18, 1909, to John and Emilie (Bauer) Kainz. Clara attended country schools in Volga Township and one year at St. Joseph's Parochial School in Elkader. She was united in marriage to Herold Seifert on October 2, 1930. Herold died March 12, 1963. She married Reynold Wolf on June 30, 1975, and he died January 17, 1979. She was a nursing assistant at Central Community Hospital in Elkader for thirteen years.
Clara was a homemaker who loved celebrating her birthday, flowers, spending time with family and friends and traveling with the Heritage Club. She was a member of the Volga Legion Auxilliary.
Survivors include three step-daughters, Mary (Joe) Wachtel, Monica (Rod) Pennington, Janie (Steve) Schetgen; four step-grandchildren; twenty-four nieces and nephews and one sister, Eleanor Becker, Elkader. She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands; three brothers, Rudy, Leo, Ernest Kainz; one sister, Josephine Goedken; one step-daughter, Margaret Wolf and one nephew, John Becker.
Visitation: 5 - 7 p.m. July 6, 2006 at Leonard Funeral Home - Elkader, Iowa and one hour before mass time at the church on Friday.
Funeral Service: 10:30 a.m. July 7, 2006 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Elkader, Iowa. Interment: July 7, 2006 at Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Clayton Center, Iowa.

She married (1) Herold Heinrich Wilhelm Seifert 2 Oct 1930 in Elkader, Clayton, Iowa.
She married (2) Reynold Christian Wolf 30 Jun 1975 in Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.
 
 
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 Spouses:
  Herold Heinrich Wilhelm Seifert (1905 - 1963)*
  Reynold Christian Wolf (1906 - 1979)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Zion Lutheran Cemetery
Clayton Center
Clayton County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Richard Rhode
Record added: May 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52625714
Clara Marie <i>Kainz</i> Wolf
Added by: Richard Rhode
 
Clara Marie <i>Kainz</i> Wolf
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Not lost to memory! Not lost to love! But gone to our Father's house above!
- Darlene T.
 Added: May. 20, 2010
 
 
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