Anna Elizabeth <I>Reifenrath</I> Imoehl

Anna Elizabeth Reifenrath Imoehl

Cedar County, Nebraska, USA
Death 2 Aug 1951 (aged 76)
Cedar County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Saint James, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 68700230 · View Source
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SS. Philip and James Catholic Church History, P72


Joseph Imoehl was born in 1874 in Festina, Iowa, the son of Joseph Imoehl Sr. and Helena Doerr. He came to Cedar County at an early age. He married Anna Reifenrath on November 16, 1897, in a little chapel in a school house in Brookey Bottom by Father Henry Schoof, pioneer priest of the St. Helena parish from 1879 to 1902. Their witnesses were John Reifenrath and Emilee Imoehl. Anna was born in 1875, the daughter of Gerlach and Mary (Schmidt) Reifenrath, of Brookey Bottom. Joe farmed but was more interested in working with a forge and anvil. He also enjoyed smoking a pipe and he loved to eat lots of onions.

Joseph and Anna had 3 children. Rose married Fritz Pinkelman. Mary married Lawrence Pinkelman. George died in infancy. Anna is remembered as always having candy and gum for the grandchildren. Joseph Imoehl died in 1948 and his wife, Anna, died in 1951. They are both buried in the SS. Philip and James Cemetery.

They celebrated their Golden Anniversary in 1947.

Submitted by Jeanette Pinkelman.

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  • Created by: Jane Marie Morrison
  • Added: 20 Apr 2011
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Anna Elizabeth Reifenrath Imoehl (4 Feb 1875–2 Aug 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68700230, citing Saints Philip and James Catholic Cemetery, Saint James, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Jane Marie Morrison (contributor 46857866) .