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Gladys Ruth Tisch Kemnitz
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Birth: Oct. 10, 1909
Claire City
Roberts County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Feb. 13, 2005
Aberdeen
Brown County
South Dakota, USA

Memorial service for Gladys Ruth Kemnitz, 95, of Sisseton, SD, was held on Thursday, February 17, 2005, at 1:30 p.m. at the Cahill Funeral Chapel in Sisseton, SD, with Rev. Larry Johnson officiating. Pallbearers were Gladys's grandchildren, Allayne Clement, Duane Wooley, Corinne Aas, Jeffrey Ingerson, Clifton Ingerson, and Barbara Kusler. Honorary Pallbearers were all of Gladys' friends and relatives. Visitation was held on Wednesday, February 16, 2005, from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Cahill Funeral Chapel in Sisseton. There was a private family interment at the Claire City Community Cemetery. The Cahill Funeral Chapel of Sisseton, SD, was in charge of the arrangements.
Gladys was born on November 10, 1909, to Charles and Ernestine (Borman) Tisch in rural Claire City, SD. Gladys was baptized and confirmed in the Zion Lutheran Church in rural Claire City. She attended German and rural schools of the area. Gladys also graduated from the Wahpeton Science School.
After her education, Gladys was united in marriage to August O. Kemnitz Jr. on August 9, 1928, at the Zion Lutheran Church in rural Claire City. The couple farmed the Julius Lieske farm until 1942, when they purchased a farm south of Claire City. They farmed there until 1951, when they retired and moved to Sisseton. After moving to Sisseton, Gladys went to work for Landsberger Creamery for a number of years. August passed away in 1983.
Gladys liked gardening, flowers, crocheting, and loved to quilt and sew. Gladys passed away on February 13, 2005, at a nursing home in Aberdeen, SD.
Gladys is survived by two daughters; six grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
Gladys was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Ernestine; her husband, August; six brothers, Walter, Roy, Harry, Ira, Rueben, and Ervin; and two sisters, June and Margaret.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the charity of your choice."

From Sisseton Courier, The - (Feb/22/2005)
 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Hans Tisch (1856 - 1936)
  Ernestine Borman Tisch (1868 - 1954)
 
 Spouse:
  August O Kemnitz (1904 - 1983)
 
 Siblings:
  Walter A Tisch (1887 - 1918)*
  Roy J Tisch (1891 - 1933)*
  Harry J Tisch (1897 - 1994)*
  Ervin R Tisch (1903 - 1991)*
  Reuben Elmer Tisch (1906 - 1971)**
  Gladys Ruth Tisch Kemnitz (1909 - 2005)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Claire City Cemetery
Claire City
Roberts County
South Dakota, USA
 
Created by: Jim Childers
Record added: Oct 08, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77838798
Gladys Ruth <i>Tisch</i> Kemnitz
Added by: Jim Childers
 
 
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 Added: Oct. 8, 2011
 
 
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