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Luke Ulrich Eimen
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Birth: Apr. 18, 1889
Danforth
Iroquois County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 1, 1984
Danforth
Iroquois County
Illinois, USA

Luke was the third of nine known children for parents Tebbe Hinrichs Eimen and wife Minnie Schroeder. His father was a saloonkeeper in Danforth, Illinois.

Luke married Emma Estelle Decker, daughter of John Classen Decker and Mary E. Rife, January 1913 in Danforth, Illinois. They had three children: Irvin Leroy; Loren; Emma Elizabeth. His wife Emma died nine days after the birth of their third child.

Luke worker as a farmer in Danforth, Illinois.

He married his first wife's sister, Ida Kathryn Decker, on February 17, 1951 in Danforth.
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LUKE EIMEN

Danforth - Luke Ulrich Eimen, 94, a lifelong resident of Danforth, died at 3:15 a.m. today at the Prairieview Lutheran Home, Danforth.

Visitation at the Knapp Funeral Home, Onarga, will be from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Friday.

Visitation at St. John's Lutheran Church, Danforth will be from 9:30 a.m. Saturday until the services at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Raymond Barclay will officiate.

The son of Tobias and Minnie Schroeder Eimen, he was born April 18, 1889, in Danforth.

On January 18, 1913, in Danforth, he was married to the former Emma Decker. She died December 30, 1916. On February 17, 1951, he married the former Ida Decker. She died June 17, 1968.

Mr. Eimen was a retired farmer and a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Danforth.

Survivors include two sons, Irvin of Leesburg, Florida and Loren of Rock Falls; a daughter, Elizabeth Baker of Thawville; five grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; three sisters, Florence Voigt of Crescent City, Alice Eden and Vera Henrich, both of Danforth; one brother, Wilbir, of Danforth. Three brothers and one sister are deceased. Burial will be in the Danforth Cemetery.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Tebbe H. Eimen (1862 - 1940)
  Minnie Eimen (1865 - 1961)
 
 Spouses:
  Emma Estelle Decker Eimen (1890 - 1916)
  Ida Kathryn Decker Eimen (1887 - 1968)
 
 Children:
  Irvin Leroy Eimen (1913 - 1989)*
  Elizabeth E. Eimen Baker (1916 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Hye Eimen (1885 - 1902)*
  Luke Ulrich Eimen (1889 - 1984)
  Alt Fredrick Eimen (1893 - 1894)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Danforth Cemetery
Danforth
Iroquois County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Michelle Shreve
Record added: Oct 30, 2012
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Luke Ulrich Eimen
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Luke Ulrich Eimen
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Luke Ulrich Eimen
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 Added: Oct. 30, 2012
 
 
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