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Elvera "Vera" Augusta Marie STANGOHR

Female 1909 - 2000  (90 years)


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  • Name Elvera "Vera" Augusta Marie STANGOHR 
    Born 25 Aug 1909  Lake Co., South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 27 Feb 2000  Howard, Miner, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 2 Mar 2000  St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Howard, Miner, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Obituary published Tuesday, February 29, 2000 at the Independent.com:

      Vera Patro:
      Howard, SD--Vera Marie Patro, 90, died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2000, at the Good Samaritan Center in Howard, S.D.
      Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. John’s Lutheran Church. Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery in Howard.
      Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., with the family present from 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday at Willoughby Funeral Home in Howard.
      Mrs. Patro was born on Aug. 25, 1909, to Wilhelm and Caroline (Volsch) Stangohr. She attended school in Lake County, S.D., and later in Canova.
      She married Ernest Knisley on Oct. 21, 1932, at Pipestone, Minn. They farmed south of Winfred until 1950. She raised a large garden and sold apples from their orchard. She moved to Wahoo in 1950 and worked in the nursing department of the Saunders County Hospital for 23 years.
      She married Carl Patro on April 21, 1962 in Wahoo. After retiring in 1974, the Patros bought an acreage north of Howard, where they lived. She again raised a garden and returned to canning and preserving foods. They raised a few animals and enjoyed life in the country until Mr. Patro’s health failed. Mrs. Patro moved into Sunrise Terrace Apartments in Howard in 1991.
      She was a member of Stl. John’s Lutheran Church.
      Her hobbies included gardening and sewing. In Wahoo, she had been a member of the Wahoo Women’s Club for more than 20 years, served two terms as chairwoman of the Grace Luteran LCW and served as noble grand of the Rebekah Lodge in 1962 and 1970. In Howard, she was active in Bible study groups, Ladies Aid, senior citizens activities and 60-plus dinners.
      Survivors include two daughters, Peggy (Mrs. Donald) Miller of Chapman and Joy (Mrs. Larry) Glor of Rosemount, Minn; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
      In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by six brothers, William, Joseph, Fred, Albert, Ernest and Frank, and six sisters, Minnie, Meta, Frieda, Mary, Alma, and Ida.
    Person ID I748  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 15 Mar 2015 

    Father Wilhelm Albert Franz STANGOHR,   b. 16 Nov 1858, Przytocko, Kępice, Słupsk, Pomeranian, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1925, Canova, Miner, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Carolina Maria Dorothea VOLSCH,   b. 16 Feb 1867, Karenz, Ludwigslust, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1937, Huron, Beadle, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 4 Nov 1887  Hartford, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F386  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Everett Ernest KNISLEY,   b. 31 Jan 1912,   d. 31 Oct 1970  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 21 Oct 1932  Pipestone, Pipestone, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Peggy Joan KNISLEY
     2. Joy Karlyn KNISLEY
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F392  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Carl PATRO,   b. 13 Aug 1907, Upland, Franklin, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1997, Howard, Miner, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 21 Apr 1962  Wahoo, Saunders, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F564  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Aug 1909 - Lake Co., South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Oct 1932 - Pipestone, Pipestone, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Apr 1962 - Wahoo, Saunders, Nebraska, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Feb 2000 - Howard, Miner, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 2 Mar 2000 - St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Howard, Miner, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
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