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Louis Frederick Dunkak
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Birth: Oct. 10, 1869
Death: Jan. 24, 1952

CENSUS:
1900 United States Federal Census Name: L F Dunkak Home in 1900: Weeping Water, Cass, Nebraska Age: 30 Estimated birth year: abt 1870 Birthplace: Germany Relationship to head-of-house: Head Spouse's name: Emma Race: White Immigration year: 1886 Household Members: Name Age L F Dunkak 30 Emma Dunkak 29 Henry Dunkak 4 John Dunkak 2 Helena Dunkak 3.12 Wm Stroble 18 Census Place: Weeping Water, Cass, Nebraska; Roll: T623 919; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 22.

1910 United States Federal Census Name: Louis F Dunkak Age in 1910: 39 Estimated birth year: abt 1871 Birthplace: Germany Relation to Head of House: Head Father's Birth Place: Germany Mother's Birth Place: Germany Spouse's name: Amy C Home in 1910: Avoca, Cass, Nebraska Marital Status: Married Race: White Gender: Male Year of Immigration: 1884 Household Members: Name Age Louis F Dunkak 39 Amy C Dunkak 42 Henry H Dunkak 13 John G Dunkak 11 Lena E Dunkak 10 Freddie L Dunkak 8 Willie G Dunkak 6 Louis J Dunkak 2 Census Place: Avoca, Cass, Nebraska; Roll: T624_840; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 1; Image: 5.

1920 United States Federal Census Name: Louis F Dunkak[Louis F Dunkek] Home in 1920: Butte, Boyd, Nebraska Age: 50 years Estimated birth year: abt 1870 Birthplace: Hannover[Hannover / Hanover] Relation to Head of House: Head Spouse's name: Emma C Father's Birth Place: Hannover Mother's Birth Place: Hannover Marital Status: Married Race: White Sex: Male Home owned: Own Year of Immigration: 1884 Able to read: Yes Able to Write: Yes Image: 453 Household Members: Name Age Louis F Dunkak 50 Emma C Dunkak 51 Fred W Dunkak 18 William H Dunkak 14 Louis A Dunkak 12 Emma E Dunkak 8 3/12 Henry W Dunkak 23 Louise E Dunkak 22 Hearold D Dunkak 3/12 Census Place: Butte, Boyd, Nebraska; Roll: T625_980; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 21; Image: 453.

1930

DEATH:
South Dakota Death Index, 1905-1955 Name: Louis F Dunkak Death Day: 25 Death Month: Jan Death Year: 1952 County: Gregory Page Number: 182

IMMIGRATION:
Came to America 1884 and was naturalized.

OBITUARY:
LOUIS F. DUNKAK - AVOCA RESIDENT 69 YEARS, DIES Louis R. Dunkak, longtime resident of Avoca, died at Burke, S.D., Thursday, January 24, 1952.

He was 82 years old. Mr. Dunkak had resided in the Avoca community for 69 years where he was a farmer, but very active in civic organizations. He lived here one year before going to South Dakota.

A native of Hanover, Germany, Mr. Dunkak was born October 10, 1869. He migrated to the United States in 1883, settling at Avoca at the age of 14.

Mr. Dunkak was a member of the German Lutheran church and was awarded a 50-year pin for service to the Odd Fellows of which he served as Grand Patriarch.

Surviving are five sons, Henry H. Dunkak of Sioux City, Iowa, John C. and Louis A. of Omaha, Fred W. of Bonesteel, S.D., and William H. of Seattle, Wash., and two daughters, Mrs. Helen Hutchison of Burke, S.D. and Mrs. Emma Roloff of Plattsmouth. His wife, Emma, died in 1943.

Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at Avoca Congregational church with Rev. A. Lentz, pastor of Christ Lutheran church officiating. Music was by the Christ Lutheran quartet, accompanied by Mrs. Maseman. Avoca Oddfellows attended in a body. Pallbearers were Ernest Hild, John Hild, August Petereit, Walt Peterson, John Rippe and Rex Young. Burial was in Avoca cemetery. Caldwell-Linder Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Nehawka Enterprise Obit

NEWSPAPERS:
Weeping Water Republican December 11, 1913 page 4, Will Move to Dakota, Our old time friend Louis F. Dunkak, who now lives south of Elmwood, was in town Tuesday and ordered bills for a sale on Dec 18, at his farm six miles south of Elmwood.

Mr. Dunkak has traded for a large ranch in South Dakota and is preparing to move there, and is offering for sale besides his farm tools and other articles, twenty head of fine young Percheron horses, fifty head of high grade short horn cattle and ninety head of well bread Hampshire hogs.

Every one around here and south of town, where Louie lived so long knows that his stock are always of the best and will probably take advantage of this opportunity to get some first class stock at their own price.

The many friends of Mr. Dunkak and family will regret to see them leave the State, but will wish them well in their new location, and hope that they may be successful in their future plans. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Emma Caroline Christine Peters Dunkak (1868 - 1943)*
 
 Children:
  Henry H Dunkak (1896 - 1979)*
  John G Dunkak (1898 - 1957)*
  Helen E. Dunkak Hutchison (1900 - 1997)*
  Emma A. Dunkak Roloff (1910 - 1996)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Avoca Cemetery
Avoca
Cass County
Nebraska, USA
 
Created by: Susan Zmrzel
Record added: Mar 29, 2007
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Louis Frederick Dunkak
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Louis Frederick Dunkak
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