Richard C “Dirk” Bode

Richard C “Dirk” Bode

Stephenson County, Illinois, USA
Death 9 Aug 1944 (aged 74)
Austinville, Butler County, Iowa, USA
Burial Austinville, Butler County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 58528130 · View Source
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Dirk was born 22 November 1869 in Stephenson County, IL. (The date on the tombstone is incorrect as Dirk appears on the 1870 census as a 9 month old child and in the 1880 census as a child of 11).

In 25 May 1904, he married Lena L. Voss. The couple had 9 children. Dirk/Richard was a general merchant and a County Supervisor.

Richard died at his home in Austinville, Butler County, IA on 9 August 1944.

Family Members



Richard C.; Nov. 26, 1872, Aug. 9, 1944
Cpl. John Henry; 32nd Photo RCN.A.A.F., July 6, 1923, Apr. 20 1944, lost at sea on transport ship
Lena I.; June 30, 1884, Mar. 22, 1975


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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Richard C “Dirk” Bode (22 Nov 1869–9 Aug 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 58528130, citing Memorial Park Cemetery, Austinville, Butler County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Jill Morelli (contributor 47077918) .