|Birth: ||Apr. 8, 1899|
|Death: ||Aug., 1969|
Patrick ‘Emmet' Lorraine HEFFERNEN 08APR1899.Carlton.TwpKewauneeWI(SS Application claimed Green Bay as birthplace)-AUG1969.Council.Bluffs(Manawa)Pottawattamie.Co.IA
He m1.Missouri.ValleyHarrisonIA Velma Lenora POLEN(1907.MondaminHarrisonIA-c1932IL). Velma POLEN-HEFFERNEN died c1932 after contracting an infection while undergoing dental work.
After a few years in Green Bay WI(living with Grandma Bridget O'BRIEN-HEFFERNEN) where he attended St. Patrick's Elementary and High School(211 N. Maple Ave.), Emmett had removed to Chicago to live with father, dropped out of school, and worked first as a telegraph operator.
After the death of their mother, the children lived for a while with maternal grand-parents in Missouri Valley, Harrison Co. IA. Emmett discontinued all communication with relatives after the death of his father in 1943 and was never heard from again by his siblings and children.
His NeolaPottwattamie.CoIA WWI Draft Registration revealed was working on Mrs. HARRSHINGER'S Farm of Tall Stature and Slender Build with Blue Eyes and Dark Hair.
However in 2004, a check of the Social Security Death Index showed a Patrick HEFFERNAN 08APR1899-AUG1969 Council Bluffs/ Manawa Pottawattamie Co. IA SS#323-12-8017 Illinois Issue. His SS Application of 1938 confirmed that the Patrick HEFFERNAN who died in 1969 at Council Bluffs was the same as Patrick Emmet HEFFERNAN. In 1938, he resided at 4706 Magnolia Ave. Chicago and was working at Harry's Super/Supply Service of 4445 North Clark St. Chicago and had been working there since Nov. 29, 1937.
His 15SEP1969 obituary(Council Bluffs Nopareil) said that he had died Sunday 14SEP1969 after an extended illness and had been a longtime Council Bluffs IA resident(504 Fourth Street) with surviving sons: Larry and William of ‘Glemwood Falls OR'. Beem-Beford Funeral Home handled burial at Garner Township Cemetery, Pottawattamie Co. IA (no tombstone on grave).
Patrick Richard Heffernen (1869 - 1943)
Clara Peterson Heffernen (1877 - 1903)
Velma Lenora Polen Heffernen (1907 - 1932)*
Emmett Lorraine Heffernen-Pickett (1927 - 1973)*
Agnes Irene Heffernen (1896 - 1984)*
Patrick Lorraine-Emmet Heffernen (1899 - 1969)
Florence Heffernen Pickett (1900 - 1984)*
Plot: Blk 18, Lot 24, Space 6
Created by: H BRAUN
Record added: Feb 24, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18038731