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August Christ Blume
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Birth: Oct. 3, 1886
Bremer County
Iowa, USA
Death: Dec. 22, 1967
Bremer County
Iowa, USA

August was one of 10 children born to William Blume & Minna (Fritz) Blume.
10 children: Henry, Will, Charles, August C., Lizzie, Minnie {Mrs. Koschmeder of Tripoli}, Sophia {Mrs. Tietje of Sumner}, Mary {Mrs. Brockmann of Denver}, Sarah {Mrs. Dickman of Ionia}, Emma {Mrs. Kaiser of Waterloo, IA}

August married his 1st wife, Amanda (Koehler), on 09/14/1910 in Sumner, Iowa; marriage ended in divorce.
Their 2 children:
(1) Walter Albert Blume
(2) Frances Mae Blume {Mrs. Herbert Klammer}

August married his 2nd wife, Lela Pearl (Cluts) Meyerhoff, on September 18, 1951, in Sumner, Iowa. She was the widow of Arthur C. Meyeroff (1889-1949) & is buried beside him.

1927 Farmer's Directory, Sumner Twp, Bremer Co, IA
Farmer: August Blume
Wife: Amanda
Children: Frances Mae & Walter A.
Years living in county: 37
Owns: 40 acres - Section 22
Owns: 120 acres - Section 15
*His two brothers, Charles & Henry, are also farming land in Section 15

"August was a retired farmer and a lifelong resident of the Sumner community. He died suddenly on Friday at 9 p.m. after suffering an apparent heart attack on the street following the Christmas drawing in downtown Sumner. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 pm at St. John's American Lutheran Church with Pastor John Mohr officiating.
August was baptized in infancy at St. John's Church by Rev. Herman Bredow & was confirmed in this same church by the same pastor on April 7, 1901. He was a lifelong member of this church. Mr. Blume farmed in this community & also sold feed & seed for many years." 
Family links: 
  William Blume (1847 - 1899)
  Wilhelmina Fritz Blume (1855 - 1937)
  Amanda Dorothea Koehler Blume (1891 - 1978)
  Lela Pearl Cluts Meyerhoff (1894 - 1969)
  Frances Mae Blume Klammer (1911 - 1987)*
  Walter Albert Blume (1916 - 1978)*
  Elizabeth Blume (1876 - 1963)*
  Minna Blume Zander (1878 - 1968)*
  Henry Blume (1880 - 1952)*
  Sophia Marie Blume Tietje (1882 - 1975)*
  William C. Blume (1883 - 1962)*
  August Christ Blume (1886 - 1967)
  Mary M. Blume Brockmann (1889 - 1976)*
  Sarah Blume Diekmann (1893 - 1986)*
  Charles Edwin Blume (1895 - 1992)*
  Emma Blume Reinhart (1898 - 1988)*
*Calculated relationship
August C.
Oct. 3, 1886 - Dec. 22, 1967
Saint John's Lutheran Cemetery
Bremer County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Row 1, Lot 30
Maintained by: Cheri
Originally Created by: Louis
Record added: Dec 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63418100
August Christ Blume
Added by: Louis
August Christ Blume
Added by: Al Manning
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Rest in peace Grandpa Blume. I love you.
- Cheri
 Added: Feb. 28, 2011

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