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Alda Wassenberg, geb. Block (1921-2007)

9 Okt

Alda Wassenberg, geb. Block, * 24.08.1921 in Seneca als Tochter von Francis und Bertha Block, oo 27.08.1941 mit Edmund A. „Wassie“ Wassenberg, + 09.10.2007.

Alda Block Wassenberg, 86, Topeka, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2007. The rosary was prayed at 2 and 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 12. The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Saturday, Oct. 13, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Seneca. The Rev. Mike Koller officiated. The church choir and Cyril Steinlage sang. The lector was Bob Strathman. Giftbearers were Leah Kirklin, Leslie McGeoy, Heather Wassenberg and Cassie Collar. Eucharistic ministers were Bob and Grace Strathman and Kevin Hunninghake. Burial was in Sts. Peter and Paul cemetery, Seneca.
Alda Wassenberg was born Aug. 24, 1921, at Seneca, the daughter of Francis and Bertha Block. She attended Blue Star School near Seneca.
She married Edmund A. “Wassie” Wassenberg on Aug. 27, 1941, at Seneca. They lived at Kelly. In 1943, her husband co-owned Wassenberg-Sudbeck Truck Line. They moved to Seneca in 1946, where her husband owned Wassenberg Construction. After he died, she moved to Topeka. She enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include six children, Roger Wassenberg, Shawnee, Marilyn Campbell, Albuquerque, Bob Wassenberg, Judy Gudenkauf, Patti Allen, Topeka, and Donna Severy, Santa Barbara; sisters, Helen Hammes, Seneca, Bea Fitzpatrick, Iowa City, Iowa, and Grace Strathman, Seneca; and her brother, Bill Block, Leawood.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her twin sister, Alma Randall, and her brother, Francis Block.
Memorial contributions may be made to Heart of America Hospice, 3715 SW 29th, Topeka, KS 66614, or Topeka Association for Retarded Citizens, 2701 SW Randolph, Topeka, KS 66611. http://www.lauerfuneralhome.com.

Quelle: Marysville Advocate | Oct. 18, 2007


Shirley Mae Wassenberg (1927-2006)

17 Okt

Shirley Wassenberg, geb. Keck als Tochter von Elijah O. and Cora M. Oehm Keck in Marysville am 5.11.1927, Heirat am 6.1.1949 mit Henry Gregory Wassenberg in Marysville, + 17.10.2006 in Rochester, Minnesota.

Shirley Mae Wassenberg, 78, Marysville, died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006, at Rochester Methodist Hospital in Rochester, Minn.
A service was at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Gregory’s Catholic Church, Marysville. A prayer service was at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the church.
Burial was in the church cemetery. The Rev. Gary Pennings officiated.
Bob Welch was organist, and the church choir sang “Here I Am Lord,” “Amazing Grace,” “On Eagles Wings” and “How Great Thou Art.”
Pallbearers were Jake Wassenberg, Ryan Kloppenberg, Casey Cohorst, Christopher Smith, Bruce Wehling and Tommy McNeese.
Honorary pallbearers were Delmo Fragel, Bob Shipman, Trent Moser, Gary Adrian, Gene Houtz, Jim Breeding and Bob Welch.
Shirley Wassenberg was born Nov. 5, 1927, in Marysville to Elijah O. and Cora M. Oehm Keck. She married Henry Gregory Wassenberg Jan. 6, 1949, in Marysville. They have six children. She was active in Democratic politics, serving as Marshall County chairman and secretary of the Kansas Democratic Party. She was Kansas Democratic national committeewoman from 1976-1980. She attended five national Democratic conventions, three as a delegate, one as an alternate and one as a national committeewoman.
She was a real estate saleswoman in Marysville. She was the secretary-treasurer of the family Pepsi-Cola franchise of Marysville and Manhattan.
She was a member of St. Gregory’s Church, the Altar Society, Daughters of Isabella, Women of the Moose and American Legion Auxiliary. She was a charter member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority in Marysville. She enjoyed horseback riding, playing golf and bridge.
Survivors include her husband, Henry; six children, H. Arnold Wassenberg, Lincoln, Ellen Lamoreaux, Waterville, Dan Wassenberg, Marysville, Janis Kloppenberg, Council Grove, Tom Wassenberg, Lincoln, and Amy Cohorst, Scottsdale, Ariz.; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and one brother, Cyril Keck, Bella Vista, Ark.
Preceding her in death were her parents.
A memorial fund has been established in her name for the St. Gregory’s Catholic School Endowment. Contributions may be sent in care of Kinsley Mortuary.

Quelle: The Marysville Advocate | Oct. 26, 2006

Floyd H. Wassenberg – 1913-2003

26 Jun

A memorial service for Floyd H. Wassenberg, 90, was held Tuesday, July 1, at Bustard’s Funeral Home and Crematory with Pastor Ellis Kaster and Reverend Brent Clapp officiating. Memorial contributions can be made to the Central Wyoming Hospice, 319 South Wilson, Casper, Wyo., 82601. Floyd Wassenberg died June 26, 2003, in Casper.

Floyd was born on April 17, 1913, in McClusky, N.D., as the son of Martin and Belle (Akre) Wassenberg. He was raised in and attended school in Midwest.

On Oct.1, 1936, he married Ada Yeaman in Salt Lake City, Utah.

In 1932, Floyd began his permanent career with Texaco at the Calpet refinery and soon became superintendent of operation. In 1935, when operations discontinued, Floyd was transferred to the Casper plant as an assistant foreman.

On June 1, 1961, he was promoted to foreman of the machine shop. After 36 years of service with Texaco, Floyd elected for early retirement on May 1, 1975.

He enjoyed fishing, bowling and camping. Floyd also enjoyed spending time with his family and was an often used handyman

He was a member of the BPOE No. 1353.

Floyd is survived by a daughter, Sue Thompson; special friend Dorothy Christman of Casper; brother Donald „Buzz“ Wassenberg of Big Piney; sister Thelma Rogers of Oakridge, Ore.; two granddaughters and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife Ada; his parents; three brothers, Milton, Morris, and Theodore; a sister, Arline Simpson; and son-in-law Boyd Thompson.

Quelle: Sublette Examiner