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Garrett Wichers
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Birth: Apr. 11, 1899
Lebanon
Smith County
Kansas, USA
Death: Dec. 11, 1960
Maurice
Sioux County
Iowa, USA

Garrett Wichers, 61, a farmer living near Maurice, died at his home from a self-inflicted gun-shot wound Sunday. He had been suffering with illness.

Members of the family found the body on their return from church.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1:30 at the First Reformed church in Maurice, with burial in the Maurice cemetery.

Mr. Wichers was born Aug. 11, 1899 at Lebanon, Kans. He farmed in the Maurice vicinity for 37 years.

Survivors are the widow, Margaret; 7 sons: Marlin, Orange City; Russel, Sioux Center; Myron, Alton; Donald, Oyens; Allen with the U.S. forces in Korea; Leon and Robert at home; 5 daughters: Mrs. Carl Zublis, Sioux City; Mrs. Jake Siemonsma, Alton; Alma at home; Betty and Lois in Michigan; his father Marinus, Washington state; three brothers, 3 sisters, and 19 grandchildren.

-Obituary from The Alton Democrat (12/15/1960)
 
 
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 Parents:
  Marinus Wichers (1871 - 1962)
  Antje Rosendale Wichers (1876 - 1953)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Popma Wichers (1902 - 1977)
 
 Siblings:
  Henry J Wichers (1891 - 1891)*
  Henry John Wichers (1893 - 1979)*
  Martha Wichers Visser (1895 - 1980)*
  Garrett Wichers (1899 - 1960)
  Gertrude Wichers Broersma (1901 - 1955)*
  Hessel Wichers (1902 - 1987)*
  Grace Gertrude Wichers Broersma (1905 - 1989)*
  John Bernard Wichers (1909 - 1924)*
  Andrew Martin Wichers (1913 - 1939)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sherman Township Cemetery
Maurice
Sioux County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Nancy Kiel-Gravning
Record added: Oct 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79171398
 

Rest in peace...
- Nancy
 Added: Oct. 23, 2011
 
 
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