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Emma Kuhardt Leimbach
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Birth: Sep. 25, 1854
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 15, 1917
Spring Valley
Bureau County
Illinois, USA

Mrs. Emma Leimbach
Died Monday Morning

The funeral of Mrs. Emma Leim-
bach took place from the Congrega-
tional church in Granville on Wednes-
day afternoon at two o'clock, Rev.
Stetson delivering the funeral sermon,
members of the choir doing the sing-
Ing. Mrs. Leimbach died at the
home of her son Edward in Spring
Valley on Monday, Jan. 15, 1917. The
interment took place in the family
lot in the Granville cemetery. Her
husband, Bernard Leimbach died at
the farm home north of town April 17,
1915. She leaves a family of grown
children, her daughter, Mrs. Herman
Meyer being now in the Peru hospital.
A goodly concourse of friends attend-
ed the obseputes; F. I. Peterson in
charge. The following short sketch
was read at the funeral:

Mrs. Emma Leimbach, formerly
Miss Emma Kukardt [sic] was born in Chi-
cago Sept. 25, 1854 where she lived
till she was married to Bernard Leim-
bach of Chicago and then they made
their home on a farm near Granville,
Ill. where they lived for 37 years till
her husband died; then she lived near
Florid for one year after which she
stayed the rest of her life with her
son Edward Leimbach at Spring Val-
ley where she died Jan. 15, 1917. She
leaves to mourn their loss, four child-
ren and eight grandchildren. Her
daughter Minnie, now Mrs. Herman
Meyer, three sons, William of South,
Dakota, Adolph of North Dakota and
Edward of Spring Valley.

Source: The Granville Echo, Granville, Illinois, W. E. Hawthorne, Publisher, Thursday Evening, January 18, 1917, front page, transcribed by HJ, March 16, 2015

Alternative Spellings: Kuhardt (most likely to be correct), Kuhart, or Quehart 
Family links: 
  Bernhardt A. Leimbach (1844 - 1915)*
  Minnie E. Leimbach Meyer (1879 - 1954)*
  William Joseph Leimbach (1881 - 1955)*
  Adolph Gustav Leimbach (1884 - 1951)*
  Edward Herman Leimbach (1886 - 1943)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: There are 5 marked graves, each with a small stone, by the large Leimbach family stone. One is Emma's. The other four have no names, or dates on them--two are simply inscribed, "Father," and the other two are inscribed "Mother"
Granville Cemetery
Putnam County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 46, Lot 1, Grave 12
Maintained by: HJ
Originally Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Jan 15, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83499966
Emma <i>Kuhardt</i> Leimbach
Added by: HJ
Emma <i>Kuhardt</i> Leimbach
Added by: HJ
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- HJ
 Added: Jan. 29, 2013
It took me a long time to find you. You are not forgotten. Your great granddaughter
- Maxine
 Added: Jan. 21, 2012

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