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Lula Helena Van Vleck Romelfanger
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Birth: Oct. 15, 1876
Winnebago County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 21, 1959
Valley City
Barnes County
North Dakota, USA


Mrs Nicholas J Romelfanger, 82, long time resident of the Kensal community, died Tuesday at a Valley City hospital.

A Requiem Mass will be conducted at 10am Friday at St John's Catholic Church, Kensal with Rev. J.E. Moore officiating. Burial will take place at St John's Cemetery.

A rosary will be recited at 8pm Thursday at the Hub-Peterson Funeral Home, Valley City.

The former Lula Van Vleck was born October 15, 1876, at Pecatonica, Illinois (to Charles and Martha Van Vleck). Following her marriage to Mr Romelfanger October 26, 1899 in Illinois, the couple moved to the Kensal community where they farmed until 1945 when they moved to Valley City, where her husband died June 30, 1949.

Surviving are nine daughters; Mrs Ralph Wittenberg (Pearl); Mrs Grace Altringer and Miss Rose Romelfanger of Valley City; Mrs Harry Schultz (Julia), Jamestown; Mrs Joseph Miklas (Laura), Courtenay; Mrs Fred Lundgren (Mary), Chicago, Ill.; Mrs George Willenbring (Blanche), Grand Rapids, MN; Mrs Merle Willenbring and Mrs Ernest Rost (Clarice), Bovey MN; 43 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.

She is also survived by five brothers and sisters; Mrs Alvin Swift, Rockford, Ill.; Mrs Fred Weber, Mrs Rose Hall, Richard and Leonard Van Vleck, Pecatonica, Illinois. She was preceded in death by one son and three daughters.

Wednesday 22 April 1959, p3 
Family links: 
  Charles Myron Van Vleck (1855 - 1936)
  Martha Woodruff Van Vleck (1856 - 1929)
  Nicholas John Romelfanger (1869 - 1949)*
  Burdella Ruth Romelfanger Brewer (1898 - 1957)*
  Rolla J Romelfanger (1900 - 1934)*
  Annetta Romelfanger Kandler (1902 - 1929)*
  Martha Romelfanger Sabinash (1903 - 1950)*
  Julia A Romelfanger Schultz (1906 - 1982)*
  Pearl Gladys Romelfanger Wittenberg (1908 - 1992)*
  Mary M Romelfanger Lundgren (1909 - 1985)*
  Dorothy Grace Romelfanger Altringer Nelson (1911 - 1991)*
  Blanche Ethel Romelfanger Willenbring (1912 - 1967)*
  Laura Elizabeth Romelfanger Miklas (1914 - 1993)*
  Rose C Romelfanger (1916 - 2000)*
  Muriel Romelfanger Willenbring (1917 - 1995)*
  Claryce Leone Romelfanger Rost (1918 - 1982)*
  Lula Helena Van Vleck Romelfanger (1876 - 1959)
  Richard H Van Vleck (1889 - 1967)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Johns Cemetery
Stutsman County
North Dakota, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 47.3086, -98.7308
Created by: BJ Brewer
Record added: Nov 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100054389
Lula Helena <i>Van Vleck</i> Romelfanger
Added by: BJ Brewer
Lula Helena <i>Van Vleck</i> Romelfanger
Added by: BJ Brewer
Lula Helena <i>Van Vleck</i> Romelfanger
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