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Hattie Leota "Leota" Walker Brumm
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Birth: Mar. 16, 1912
Louisa County
Iowa, USA
Death: Nov. 21, 1967
Des Moines County
Iowa, USA

Leota Brumm, who always went by her middle name, was one of eleven children born to Samuel Nathaniel "Sam" and Hattie Mae "Harriett" (Moyers) Walker. In addition to these 10 brothers and sisters, she had five half-siblings from her father's second marriage to Jennie "Reil" (Hannah) Walker.

Leota married Kenneth Joseph Krekel (1909-1950) and William Lett "Bill" Brumm (1921-1986).


The Mt. Pleasant News, November 1967; Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa:

Services Friday For Mrs. Brumm

Mrs. Leota Brumm, 55, died Tuesday morning (November 21, 1967) in Burlington hospital where she had been a patient two weeks.

Born March 16, 1912, east of Morning Sun, she was the daughter of Samuel and Hattie Mae Moyers Walker. She was married January 19, 1952, at Burlington to William L. Brumm.

Survivors include her husband; a son, Dennis William, at home; three sisters, Miss Elsie Walker, Hale, Missouri, Mrs. Maude M. Fortner, Knoxville, Iowa, Mrs. Z. Myrtle Dotson, West Burlington; four brothers, George P. Walker, New London, Clifford Walker, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Samuel Walker, Cedar Rapids, William Walker, Marion; also two half sisters, Mrs. Viola Van Houten, Corpus Christi, Texas, and Mrs. Marjorie Kimble, Morning Sun; and a half brother, Robert Walker, Victoria, Texas.

Two brothers, a sister, one half sister, one half brother, and her parents predeceased her.

Mrs. Brumm was a member of the United Presbyterian church of New London.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Elliott Chapel. Friends may call at the Chapel Thursday evening. The Reverend James Edwards will officiate. Interment will be in Elmwood cemetery, Morning Sun.


Text of Leota (Walker) Krekel and Bill Brumm's marriage certificate:

Certificate of Marriage

Des Moines County

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, that on the 18th day of January A.D. 1952, at Burlington, in said County, according to and by authority of law, I duly Joined in Marriage William B. Brumm [and] Leota W. Krekel

Given under my hand the 18th day of January

Marriage solemnized in the presence of Mrs. Dorothy Stodt, Mr. Paul H. Stodt

Paul Calhoun, Presbyterian Pastor
Family links: 
  Samuel Nathaniel Walker (1869 - 1957)
  Hattie Mae Moyers Walker (1876 - 1918)
  Kenneth Joseph Krekel (1909 - 1950)
  William Lett Brumm (1921 - 1986)
  Elsie Ella Walker (1894 - 1992)*
  George Percy Walker (1896 - 1985)*
  Maude Mae Walker Fortner (1897 - 1970)*
  Albert Ross Walker (1899 - 1936)*
  Thomas Clifford Walker (1901 - 1979)*
  Zella Myrtle Walker Dotson (1903 - 1990)*
  Paul Moyers Walker (1904 - 1959)*
  Samuel Clinton Walker (1910 - 1991)*
  Hattie Leota Walker Brumm (1912 - 1967)
  Ruth Rebecca Walker Broeker (1915 - 1939)*
  William David Walker (1918 - 1977)*
  Viola Belle Walker Van Houten (1921 - 2016)**
  John Henry Walker (1924 - 1944)**
  Marjorie Naomi Walker Kimble (1927 - 2015)**
  Rosalie Reil Walker (1933 - 1933)**
*Calculated relationship
Leota Walker Brumm. 1912 - 1967
Note: Headstone photo provided by Marge (Walker) Kimble.
Elmwood Cemetery
Morning Sun
Louisa County
Iowa, USA
Created by: DW Brumm
Record added: Nov 03, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100111968
Hattie Leota Leota <i>Walker</i> Brumm
Added by: DW Brumm
Hattie Leota Leota <i>Walker</i> Brumm
Added by: DW Brumm
Hattie Leota Leota <i>Walker</i> Brumm
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