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Marie Brunssen Sprock

Oldenburg, Stadtkreis Oldenburg, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Death 21 Dec 1946 (aged 80)
Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA
Burial Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA
Plot Garden: Acacia Lawn; Lot: 152; Space: 5
Memorial ID 100644144 · View Source
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Marie Brunssen, a native of the city of Oldenburg in Germany, was married to John O. Sprock (Sr.). They had nine children, five of whom were born in Germany and four after they immigrated into the U.S. in spring of 1904. One child died in infancy.


The Burlington Hawk-Eye Gazette, page 2, December 23, 1946; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa:

Mrs. Marie Sprock, 80, of 1623 South 13th street, died at her home Saturday at 3:45 p.m. (December 21, 1946) after an illness of 5 months. She was born May 21, 1866, at Oldenburg, Germany, and came to this country from Germany 42 years ago. She was of the Methodist faith and lived on a farm west of Burlington before moving to the city.

Surviving are 5 sons, Gus and William, Burlington; John, Stronghurst; Emil, San Jose, California; and Harry, Chicago; 3 daughters, Anna, and Esther, Burlington and Mrs. Floyd Brumm, Quincy 5 grandchildren and 2 sisters and one brother in Germany.

Services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Giles funeral home with Reverend Phillip Lauer officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park cemetery.

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  • Created by: DW Brumm
  • Added: 13 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100644144
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marie Brunssen Sprock (21 May 1866–21 Dec 1946), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100644144, citing Burlington Memorial Park, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by DW Brumm (contributor 47781608) .