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 Christina <I>Harms</I> Tanke

Christina Harms Tanke

Hamburg, Carver County, Minnesota, USA
Death 8 Nov 1966 (aged 84)
Pend Oreille County, Washington, USA
Burial Harrington, Lincoln County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 53744146 · View Source
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Her father, Henry C. Harms and her mother, Elizabeth (Schweikert) Harms were married 2 June 1881 Young America, Craver County, Minnesota. They came to Spokane, Spokane County, WA about 1903. Christina was the oldest of 12 children.

She married William Tanke 27 March 1904 Spokane, Spokane County, WA.

In 1905 they started farming in the Downs area of Lincoln County, WA.
They retired and moved into Spokane, WA in the fall of 1937.

She was a passenger in a car driven by her husband en route to Spokane from Priest Lake, WA when they had an accident and she was fatally injured.

Their children were:
Willard Tanke born 19 December 1903 and died 4 February 1911 is buried next to his mother's parents in the Lamona Lutheran Cemetery, Lamona WA

Robert "Bob" W. Tanke
Carl Tanke
Walter Henry Tanke
Dorothy Tanke Bisterfeldt

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  • Maintained by: Valerie Timm Adams
  • Originally Created by: Donna Lyle Alumbaugh
  • Added: 15 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 53744146
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Christina Harms Tanke (21 Sep 1882–8 Nov 1966), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53744146, citing Hillcrest Cemetery, Harrington, Lincoln County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Valerie Timm Adams (contributor 47207307) .