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Louis Julius Laprath
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Birth: May 26, 1904
Death: Oct. 30, 1989

Louie J. Laprath was born on May 26, 1904 in the same sod house as his brother Hans Thomas. He enjoyed wrestling and hunting and fishing. He was a hard worker and by the age of 12 was doing the work of a grown man. On March 26, 1928 he married Mary Zvonicek. They lived and farmed south of Dallas, SD and except for a brief year in the 30s when they moved their cattle to Batesland, SD., Louie stayed in the Dallas-Gregory area for his entire life. He was always ready to lend a helping hand to a neighbor and shared what he had with others, being in every sense a "good neighbor". Louie died at the age of 84. Buried IOOF cemetery in Gregory, SD 
Family links: 
  Thomas Jens Laprath (1863 - 1935)
  Kathryn Elizabeth Sacht LaPrath (1884 - 1944)
  Mary Zvonicek Laprath (1907 - 1998)*
  Hans Thomas Laprath (1901 - 1990)*
  Thomas Andrew Laprath (1902 - 1972)*
  Louis Julius Laprath (1904 - 1989)
  Noah Joseph Laprath (1906 - 1910)*
  Nonna Rosie Katheryn Laprath Sommerfeld (1910 - 1995)*
  Laura Edith LaPrath Derby (1912 - 1976)*
  Owen Arthur LaPrath (1914 - 1986)*
  Leona Laprath Sacht (1920 - 1989)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: husband of Mary Zvonicek
IOOF Cemetery
Gregory County
South Dakota, USA
Created by: Jon Egge
Record added: Nov 28, 2006
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Louis Julius Laprath
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Louis Julius Laprath
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LOUIS JULIUS5 LAPRATH (THOMAS JENS4, HANS3, ANDREAS ADAM2, ANDREAS ADAM1) was born May 26, 1904 in near Ft. Randall, Gregory Co., SD, and died October 30, 1989 in Gregory, Gregory Co., SD. He married MARY ZVONICEK March 06, 1928 in Winner, Tripp Co., SD...(Read more)
- Jon Egge
 Added: Nov. 28, 2006

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