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Hilka Mary Bakker Blau
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Birth: Dec. 21, 1899
Lincoln County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Nov. 13, 1966
Sioux Falls
Minnehaha County
South Dakota, USA

MEMORIAL:Parish Rosary 7:30 p.m. Tuesday November 15, 1966 George Boom Funeral Home
Requiem Mass - 9:00 am Wednesday, November 16, 1966 St. Joseph's Cathedral, Sioux Falls, So. Dak.
Burial Service: St. Magdalen's Catholic Cemetery, Lennox, So. Dak.
Pallbears: Cletus Weis, Ben Aschoff, Thomas Urban, Alvin Atkins, Otto Renback, Bernard Hollman
OBITUARY: Hilka Mary Bakker, daughter of Heike Bakker and Ann Witte, was born Dec. 21, 1889 on a farm in Lincoln County near Tea, So. Dak. She graduated from Dewey District #88 grade school and completed two years of high school in Tea before attending and graduating from the Sioux Falls Business College in 1919. She taught the Dewey School until her marriage to Albert Blau in Sioux Falls in Oct of 1921. They farmed north of Tea until his death on Thanksgiving Day of 1935. Since moving to Sioux Falls in 1936, she had worked as a cook in several places, mainly the American Legion Club, Veteran's Hospital, Town and Country Cafe and was currently at the Cataract Hotel.
She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic parish, The Hotel, Restaurant and Tavern Employees Union Local 273, and a member of the Auxillary of the Blau-DeBoer American Legion Post 266, Tea, So. Dak.
Survivors are 1 son, Merle; 3 grandchildreen, 1 brother, Clarence Bakker and 1 sister, Mrs. Joan Steel, all of Sioux Falls.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by 1 sister.
Friends and neighbors are invited to gather with the family at the Tea Legion Hall following the committal service 
Family links: 
  Heike Bakker (1856 - 1934)
  Annie Witte Bakker (1878 - 1954)
  Albert John Blau (1894 - 1935)
  Merle Joseph Blau (1924 - 1995)*
  Hilka Mary Bakker Blau (1899 - 1966)
  Agnes Bakker (1901 - 1901)*
  Clarence Heije Bakker (1902 - 1984)*
  Minnie Bakker (1903 - 1906)*
  Elizabeth Ann Bakker Ollerich (1905 - 1931)*
  Joann Renee Bakker Steele (1908 - 1994)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Lincoln County
South Dakota, USA
Created by: Sheila
Record added: Aug 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28800798
Hilka Mary <i>Bakker</i> Blau
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Hilka Mary <i>Bakker</i> Blau
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Rest in peace, Aunt Hilka.
- J A Ryan
 Added: May. 31, 2009

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