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William W. GERAETS

Male 1923 - 1982  (59 years)


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  • Name William W. GERAETS 
    Born 10 Aug 1923  Dell Rapids, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Oct 1982  Dell Rapids, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried St. Mary’s Cemetery, Dell Rapids, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Marriage Record: South Dakota Marriages, 1905-1949
      Name: William W Geraets
      Age: 21
      Spouse: Cecilia Schwebach
      Age: 22
      Marriage Date: 28 Nov 1944
      Marriage Cty: Minnehaha
      County of Residence: Minnehaha
      Post Office: Dell Rapids

      From the Dell Rapids Tribune, October 27, 1982:

      “William Geraets, 59, of Dell Rapids, died Sunday, Oct. 17, at Terrace Manor.

      He was born Aug. 10, 1923, at Dell Rapids. He farmed near Colman for many years. He has been a resident of Terrace Manor Since 1974

      Survivors include two sons, Bill, of Mitchell, Tom, of Pierre; one daughter, Mrs. Janice Oakley, of Sioux Falls; four brothers, John, Frank, and Ted, all of Dell Rapids, Lawrence, of Sioux Falls; five sisters, Rose Geraets, of Dell Rapids, Sister Therista, of Jesup, IA, Mrs. Helen Heinemann, of Pipestone; MN, Mrs. Margaret Mairose, of Sioux falls, and Mrs. Delores Salviola, of Dell Rapids; and four grandchildren.

      Services were held Wednesday, Oct. 20, at St. Mary Catholic Church with Fathers Paul Lamberty and John Murray officiating. Burial was in St. Mary Cemetery.”
    Person ID I5027  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 25 Jun 2014 

    Father Henry (Hendrik) Theodore GERAETS,   b. 10 Feb 1882, Plymouth Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1953, Moody Co., South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Mary RICKERL,   b. 14 Dec 1880, Bavaria, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1963, Dell Rapids, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Family ID F3155  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Cecilia Mary SCHWEBACH 
    Children 
     1. Bill GERAETS
    +2. Thomas Duane GERAETS
     3. Jan GERAETS
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F1954  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Aug 1923 - Dell Rapids, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Oct 1982 - Dell Rapids, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
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