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 Arthur Allen Holderbaum

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Arthur Allen Holderbaum

  • Birth 20 Jun 1890 Wakarusa, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 7 Aug 1947 Wakarusa, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Wakarusa, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 76049143

Arthur Holderbaum, son of Solomon Holderbaum & his wife Catherine Ritschie Holderbaum

1st married 13 Jan 1910 Clara "Edith" Cripe Holderbaum, daughter of William Franklin Cripe & his wife Esther Elizabeth Barringer

2 Children
1 Glen LaMar Holderbaum b 1910
2 Fern Pauline Holderbaum Tavernier b 1914

2nd married 26 Jul 1919 Gertrude Marie Wise Holderbaum, daughter of Nathaniel Wise & his wife Luella May Anglemyer

8 Children
1 Edna May Holderbaum Schalliol Wilhelm b 1920
2 Milo Edward Holderbaum b 1922
3 Marjorie "Marge" Loucile "Louise" Holderbaum LeBold Pletcher Ogar Miller b 1925
4 Ruby Maxine Holderbaum Etsinger b 1927
5 Bonnie Lou Holderbaum Smith b 1929
6 Wilma Marie Holderbaum Wenger b 1932
7 Arthur Dale Holderbaum b 1935
8 Norma "Jeannie" Jean Holderbaum Whitehead Geyer b 1937


Arthur Holderbaum, 57, died at his home here at 4:30 pm last Thursday following a brief illness. Death was due to a heart attack.

He was born in Wakarusa, June 20, 1890, the son of Solomon and Catherine (Ritchie) Holderbaum, and spent most of his life in the vicinity.

Survivors include the widow, Gertrude; 9 children, Glen of Laporte, Milo of Goshen, Mrs Ivan (Fern) Tavernier of Porter, Ind, Mrs William (Bonnie) Smith of Goshen, Mrs Bernard (Majorie) Lebold, and Mrs Mervin (Ruby) Etsinger, both of Wakarusa, and Edna Wilma and Norma Jean, at home; 2 sisters, Mrs Mela Weaver of Elkhart and Mrs Laura Large of Niles, Mich, 2 brothers, Walter of Edwardsburg, Mich, and Harley of the Hawaiian Islands; and 8 grandchildren.

Friends called at the family home until the hour of the service which was held at 2 pm. Saturday at the residence and 2:30 at the Brethren church, in charge of the Rev Samuel Longenecker. Burial in Olive cemetery.

Wakarusa Tribune
14 Aug 1947

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  • Maintained by: Diane
  • Originally Created by: Linda K
  • Added: 5 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 76049143
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Arthur Allen Holderbaum (20 Jun 1890–7 Aug 1947), Find A Grave Memorial no. 76049143, citing Olive Cemetery, Wakarusa, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Diane (contributor 47617399) .