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 Catherine Margaret “Kate” <I>Brandt</I> Helmers

Catherine Margaret “Kate” Brandt Helmers

Birth
Livingston County, Illinois, USA
Death 10 Dec 1954 (aged 66)
La Harpe, Hancock County, Illinois, USA
Burial La Harpe, Hancock County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 7194037 · View Source
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Daughter of John and Magdalena Gerken Brandt, Kate married Rudolph Helmers on Jan. 4, 1907. He died suddenly in 1908.

They had one daughter, Viola (Sutton) who also died young of tuberculosis. Kate raised her grandchildren.

Kate was an avid horsewoman and interior decorator. She was also caretaker for the Public Library and the Country Club. She died while firing up the furnace of the Saddle Club as she was about to go for a ride.


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  • Created by: Rosetta
  • Added: 18 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7194037
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Catherine Margaret “Kate” Brandt Helmers (1 Jun 1888–10 Dec 1954), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7194037, citing La Harpe Cemetery, La Harpe, Hancock County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Rosetta (contributor 46558106) .