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Adolph Carl Ahrens
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Birth: Oct. 11, 1910
Thayer County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Aug. 28, 1990
Superior
Nuckolls County
Nebraska, USA

Adolph Carl Ahrens, the son of Edward and Dorette Kramp Ahrens, was born Oct. 11, 1910, at Kiowa, Thayer County, Nebraska. He died Tuesday, Aug. 28, in Brodstone Memorial Nuckolls County Hospital at the age of 79 years, 10 months and 24 days.

He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith and was a member of Centennial Lutheran Church, Superior, since 1953.

Oct. 16, 1932, he was united in marriage to Louise Poppe in St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Ruskin. To this union five children were born.

The couple lived and farmed for 21 years in Thayer and Nuckolls Counties. In 1953, Mr. and Mrs. Ahrens moved into the Superior area and he farmed and was employed at the Farmers Union elevator until his retirement in 1973.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise; parents; daughter, Deloris; great grandson, Russel; and brothers, Louis, Edward, Julius and Rudolph.

Survivors include three sons, Delane Ahrens of Bossier City, La., Loren Ahrens of Superior and Gary Ahrens of Niland, Calif.; daughter, Mrs. Will Brayshaw (Kathy) of Englewood, Colo.; sisters, Lydia Grummert of Superior, Paula Degner of Carleton and Frieda Hoins of Waverly, Iowa; 12 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and many other relatives.

The funeral was Friday at 10 a.m., at the Centennial Lutheran Church. The Rev. David P. Loeschen was the officiant. Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery. Williams Funeral Home was in the (sic) charge of the arrangements.

The Nelson Gazette, Thursday, September 6, 1990; pg. 8 
 
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 Parents:
  Edward William Ahrens (1875 - 1943)
  Dorette Wilhelmina Kramp Ahrens (1880 - 1949)
 
 Spouse:
  Louise Emilie Wilhelmine Poppe Ahrens (1913 - 1987)*
 
 Children:
  Loren Leo Ahrens (1936 - 2006)*
  Gary Lee Ahrens (1940 - 2007)*
  Deloris Ann Ahrens (1945 - 1947)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lydia Caroline Wilhemine Ahrens Grummert (1901 - 1990)*
  Edward Christian Ahrens (1902 - 1979)*
  Julius Heinrich Friedrich Ahrens (1905 - 1970)*
  Frieda Dorette Ahrens Hoins (1907 - 1992)*
  Adolph Carl Ahrens (1910 - 1990)
  Rudolph Otto Cord Ahrens (1913 - 1987)*
  Paula Lydia Ahrens Degner (1921 - 2009)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Married Oct. 16, 1932
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Superior
Nuckolls County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Section 12, Lot 127
 
Created by: Peggy Bargen Duey
Record added: Apr 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36130735
Adolph Carl Ahrens
Added by: Peggy Bargen Duey
 
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