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Catherine Margaret "Kate" Brandt Helmers
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Birth: Jun. 1, 1888
Livingston County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 10, 1954
La Harpe
Hancock County
Illinois, USA

Daughter of John and Magdalena Gerken Brandt, Kate married Rudolph Helmers on Jan. 4, 1907. He died suddenly in 1908.

They had one daughter, Viola (Sutton) who also died young of tuberculosis. Kate raised her grandchildren.

Kate was an avid horsewoman and interior decorator. She was also caretaker for the Public Library and the Country Club. She died while firing up the furnace of the Saddle Club as she was about to go for a ride.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Theodore Brandt (1854 - 1941)
  Magdalena Gerken Brandt (1859 - 1942)
 
 Spouse:
  Rudolph Helmers (1881 - 1908)
 
 Children:
  Viola R. Helmers Sutton (1908 - 1943)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Theodore Brandt (1886 - 1937)*
  Catherine Margaret Brandt Helmers (1888 - 1954)
  Christian Harmon Brandt (1890 - 1983)*
  Henry Leonard Brandt (1892 - 1987)*
  Edward Brandt (1893 - 1964)*
  Magdalena "Lena" Brandt Puckett (1896 - 1970)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
La Harpe Cemetery
La Harpe
Hancock County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Rosetta
Record added: Feb 18, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7194037
Catherine Margaret Kate <i>Brandt</i> Helmers
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Catherine Margaret Kate <i>Brandt</i> Helmers
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What courageous lengths you took to shelter your family. We salute you.
- Rosetta
 Added: Mar. 3, 2005
 
 
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