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Wilbert “Wilbur” Arthur Carl VOELSCH

Male 1903 - 1980  (76 years)


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  • Name Wilbert “Wilbur” Arthur Carl VOELSCH 
    Born 22 Nov 1903  Minnehaha Co., South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Feb 1980  Chester, Lake, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Headstone reads: Wilbert Carl Voelsch
      Pvt
      US Army
      World War II
      Nov 22 1903
      Feb 27 1980

      1930 Census: SD: Codington: Pelican:
      Voelsch, Wilbur, head, age 26, single, born in SD, father and mother born in Germany, farmer;
      Harry, his brother, age 25, single, born in SD, father and mother born in Germany, farmer;
      Gronewald, Fred, his brother-in-law, age 22, first married at age 20, born in IL, father and mother born in Germany, laborer;
      Irene, his sister, age 20, first married at age 18, born in SD, father and mother born in Germany, housekeeper, private family;
      Betty, his niece, age 1 1/2, single, born in SD, father born in IL, mother born in SD.

      SSDI:
      Wilbert Voelsch
      504-40-4393
      b. 22 Nov 1903
      D. Feb 1980
      Res: 57016, Chester, Lake, SD
      Last Benefit: 57201 Watertown, SD
      Issued: SD (1955)


      Obituary: Argus Leader (Sioux Falls, South Dakota) 01 Mar 1980 Sat.
      "Wilbert Voelsch
      Chester, S.D. - Wilbert Carl Voelsch, 76, died Wednesday at his home.
      He was born in Hartford, S.D., attended the School of Mechanics, Aberdeen, S.D. and was a veteran of World War II He farmed near Foley, S.D. until 1974 when he married Myrtle Liesinger and retired near Chester.
      His wife died in 1979.
      Survivors include two stepsons, Leroy and Merle Liesinger; two stepdaughters, Connie Liesinger, Darling [sic,: Darlene] Walesteen; three brothers, Harry, Floyd, both of Watertown, Art, Eugene, Ore.; four sisters, Marie Spiering, Irene Carstens, Vera Jutting, all of Watertown, Pearl Goeman, Longview, Wash.
      Services will be 3 p.m. Monday at the Shaw-Nesser Chapel in Watertown. Visitation from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and after 9 a.m. Monday at the chapel."
    Person ID I2162  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2019 

    Father Wilhelm “William” VOELSCH,   b. 8 Jul 1875, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1973, Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years) 
    Mother Anna LIESINGER,   b. 6 Oct 1883, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1976, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 4 Dec 1902  Hartford, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F585  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Myrtle DOESE,   b. 12 Dec 1915, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1979, Chester, Lake, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 14 Sep 1974  Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F6475  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Nov 1903 - Minnehaha Co., South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Sep 1974 - Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Feb 1980 - Chester, Lake, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
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