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William Louis Reifsteck
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Birth: Jan. 7, 1885
Champaign County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 6, 1961
Champaign County
Illinois, USA

He was born on 7 Jan 1885 in Somer Township, Champaign County, Illinois. His parents were Karl Reifsteck and Christena Krumm. He was a faithful member of St. Peters Evangelical Church in Champaign.

In his early years he lived on the family farm in Scott Township, just South of Champaign, Illinois. He lived with his parents until he married Lydia in 1908. At that time they moved to another farm in Scott Township. He lived there until his death in 1961. He was a farmer his entire life.

William Louis Reifsteck and Lydia Caroline Heimburger married on 26 Aug 1908 in Champaign, Illinois. He married Eula M. Ogden on 22 Aug 1933. William and Lydia had 7 children (Andrew, Ruth (Wright/Bencher), Christine (Tharp), Gladys (Bryant), William, Edwin, Mary Alice (Rawson). It doesn't appear he had any children with Eula.

He passed away at the age of 76 at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, 6 Feb 1961 at his home in Champaign, Illinois. Funeral services were conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, 9 Feb 1961 at Heath Memorial Funeral Home. The Rev. Walter Nofke presided over the services. He was buried in Section 6, lot 121, Sp 2 of Woodlawn Cemetery in Urbana, Illinois.

Bio by Tom Richardson (#47507774) 
Family links: 
  Karl Reifsteck (1856 - 1942)
  Christena Krumm Reifsteck (1857 - 1957)
  Lydia Caroline Heimburger Reifsteck (1890 - 1929)
  Andrew Karl Reifsteck (1909 - 1970)*
  Ruth Christina Reifsteck Bencker (1911 - 1990)*
  Christina Katherine Reifsteck Tharp (1913 - 1986)*
  Gladys Irene Reifsteck Bryant (1916 - 1991)*
  Edwin Eugene Reifsteck (1921 - 2002)*
  Charles Reifsteck (1880 - 1966)*
  William Louis Reifsteck (1885 - 1961)
*Calculated relationship
Woodlawn Cemetery
Champaign County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Sect 6, Lot 121, Sp 2
Created by: Tom Richardson
Record added: Aug 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75620287
William Louis Reifsteck
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