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Erna Steinwand Rempfer

Richmound, Swift Current Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada
Death 20 May 1995 (aged 79)
Bismarck, Burleigh County, North Dakota, USA
Burial Ellendale, Dickey County, North Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 153864660 · View Source
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Aberdeen American News, SD, May 23, 1995 —

Bismarck, N.D. — Erna Rempfer, 79, of Bismarck and formerly of Oakes, died Saturday, May 20, 1995, at the Missouri Slope Lutheran Home in Bismarck.

Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Oakes. The Rev. Patrick O'Brien will officiate.

Burial will be in the Ellendale City Cemetery, with Dahlstrom Funeral Home in Oakes in charge of arrangements.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Erna Steinwand was born April 13, 1916 to Henry and Pauline (Wiederrich) Steinwand in Richmound, Saskatchewan, Canada. She later moved with her family to Monango, where she grew up and attended school. After her schooling she taught in the Monango area.

She married John A. Rempfer in June 1946 in Monango. He died in 1952.

She married Christian F. Rempfer on Sept. 23, 1954, in Edgeley. They lived and farmed in the Monango area until their retirement in 1977, when they moved to Oakes. He died May 31, 1993. She moved to Bismarck in June 1994 and entered the Missouri Slope Lutheran Home in September 1994.

She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Oakes.

Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Doug (Karen) Herzog of Mandan; three sisters, Mrs. Bill (Leona) Meyer of Manango, Mrs. Bob (Esther) Bergman of West Covina, Calif., and Leah Merrick of Rapid City; and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands and one sister.

Casketbearers will be Mike Rempfer, Kenneth Frigen, Chris Speidel, Gene Radermacher, Kenneth Wolff and Don Frigen.

Organist will be Garth Zieman, and soloist will be Bret Herzog.

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