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Gretchen (Margaret) Anna Reis Pape
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Birth: Apr. 4, 1886
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 20, 1947
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Gretchen (Margaret Anna) Reis was born April 4, 1886, in Evanston, Illinois, the oldest of the seven children of Joseph A. Reis and Margaret Muno (who were both born in Illinois of German parents). She is listed as an artist in various Evanston city directories from 1909 through 1933 (although she continued painting after that), and in the 1974 edition of "Who Was Who in American Art, 1564-1975: 400 Years of Artists in America." She married Lee (Leo) John Pape between 1925 and 1927, and they lived in Wilmette, Illinois, after that. They had no children. She died on April 20, 1947, and is buried at St Henry's Cemetery in Chicago. 
Family links: 
  Joseph A. Reis (1861 - 1931)
  Margaret Muno Reis (1864 - 1945)
  Leo (Lee) John Pape (1893 - 1979)*
  Joseph C. Reis (1886 - 1970)*
  Gretchen (Margaret) Anna Reis Pape (1886 - 1947)
  Clarence P Reis (1889 - 1952)*
  Arthur John Reis (1892 - 1908)*
  Henrietta K Reis Foerster (1894 - 1988)*
*Calculated relationship
Gretchen Reis
Leo John
Saint Henry Catholic Cemetery
Cook County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: Nov 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100502913
Gretchen (Margaret) Anna <i>Reis</i> Pape
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Gretchen (Margaret) Anna <i>Reis</i> Pape
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Thank you - I love the painting you gave to my grandmother.
- Amy
 Added: Jul. 7, 2016

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