|Birth: ||Aug. 26, 1887|
|Death: ||Apr. 29, 1971|
Frederick August Barkmeier (left) pictured with brother, George Henry Barkmeier. Fredrick was born in Westendorf, Germany on August 26, 1887. He immigrated to America in 1889 with his parents, Frederick John and Mary Catharine (Tepe) Barkmeier, a sister and four brothers. He was only one year old when the family settled near Exeter, Nebraska. Two other brothers, Frank Ferdinand and Henry Mathias immigrated to the United States in 1887 and 1888, respectively.
Fred married Clara Elizabeth Wiszmann, daughter of Christian "Henry" and Mary (Polzin) Wiszmann, on October 4, 1916. To this union were born two children, Regina Dorothy (Barkmeier) Clark, born May 9, 1918, and Edmund Francis Barkmeier, born March 27, 1920. Regina married Maurice John Clark on July 30, 1946. They were the parents of seven children: Sharon Marie (Clark) Cuda, Dennis John Clark, Shirley Ann (Clark) Scholz, Ronald Frederick Clark, Roger Jerome Clark, Allen Francis Clark and Michael Maurice Clark. Regina died August 10, 1999 and is buried in St. Joseph Cemetery, York Nebraska. Edmund did not marry. He died November 18, 1977 and is buried in the Exeter Cemetery.
Fred and Clara rented a farm southeast village of Exeter, Nebraska, and later owned a 160 acre farm just north and west of Exeter.
Clara died October 13, 1955 and Fred died April 29, 1971. Interment was in the Exeter Cemetery, Exeter, Nebraska.
Clara Elizabeth Wiszmann Barkmeier (1885 - 1955)
Edmund F. Barkmeier (1920 - 1977)*
Created by: Tracy Turner
Record added: Apr 06, 2009
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