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Wilhelmina Christina "Minnie" Schumann Gerecke
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Birth: Oct. 12, 1893
Kampsville
Calhoun County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 21, 1973
White Hall
Greene County
Illinois, USA

Jacksonville Daily Journal 22 Feb 1973, Thur.
Minnie Gerecke Of Meredosia Dies Wednesday

Meredosia- Mrs. Wilhelmina Christine ( Minnie) Gerecke, wife of Karl John Gerecke long time resident here, died early Wednesday at the Green Meadows Nursing Home at White Hall where she was being cared for the past several months. Mr. Gerecke is also being cared for at the nursing home. She was 79 years of age and he is 80.
She was a member of St. Johnís Lutheran church.
Mrs. Gerecke was born at Kampsville Oct 12, 1893. Daughter of William and Catherine Elizabeth Wintjen Schumann. She married Mr. Gerecke at Kampsville Sept. 23, 1914. They are parents of seven children all of whom survive their mother.
Mrs. Irene Rodgers, Alton; Mrs. Eva Rosa of Gainesville, Georgia; Roy of Morris, Ill; Harry, Mrs. Helen Oettle, Marvin and Norman of Meredosia. There are 30 grandchildren and five foster grandchildren. There are four great grandchildren.
A brother, Lawrence Schumann of Kampsville also survives.
Three brothers and two sisters preceded Mrs. Gerecke in death.
The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Meredosia.
Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery.
The family will meet friends at the Schaefer Funeral Home in Meredosia from 7-9 p.m. Friday.
Transcribed and submitted by Cheryl (#48411269) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Schumann (1864 - 1923)
  Catherine Elizabeth Wintjen Schumann (1856 - 1913)
 
 Spouse:
  Karl John Gerecke (1893 - 1975)*
 
 Children:
  Irene Katherine Gerecke Rodgers (1915 - 2000)*
  Eva M. Rosa (1917 - 1974)*
  Roy W. Gerecke (1920 - 2011)*
  Marvin Karl Gerecke (1927 - 1995)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Michael Schumann (1880 - 1971)**
  Anna Marie Schumann (1883 - 1969)**
  Louis W. Schumann (1886 - 1964)**
  Benjamin Harrison Schumann (1888 - 1920)**
  Wilhelmina Christina Schumann Gerecke (1893 - 1973)
  Adeline R. Schumann Foiles (1896 - 1972)*
  Lawrence A Schumann (1900 - 1984)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Meredosia
Morgan County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: wkfarnbach
Record added: Nov 08, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80063197
Wilhelmina Christina Minnie <i>Schumann</i> Gerecke
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