Clarence Walter STANGOHR

Male 1919 - 2002  (82 years)


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  • Name Clarence Walter STANGOHR 
    Born 26 Aug 1919  Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Jan 2002  Sheboygan, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Canova Cemetery, Canova, Miner, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Clarence was orphaned very young. His mother had been hospitalized with tuberculosis of the bone and died. His oldest aunt, Minnie, cared for him but lost interest in him. At the age of 2 and 1/2 years, his Grandpa Stangohr came and got him and adopted him, raising him as one of his children.

      1920 Census: SD, Spink County, Redfield Township at the State School & Home of Feeble-Minded; inmates only (with his mother): Stangohr, Clarence, 5 months old.

      Served as a medic in the Army in WWII.

      U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File:
      Name: Clarence Stangohr
      Gender: Male
      Birth Date: 26 Aug 1919
      Death Date: 8 Jan 2002
      Enlistment Date 1: 29 May 1940
      Release Date 1: 25 May 1943

      SSDI: 504-01-1070, born 26 Aug 1919, died 8 Jan 2002, residence: 53081 Sheboygan, WI.

      Obituary from Lippert-Olson Funeral Home:
      “Rev. Clarence W. Stangohr, 82, formerly of 1427 St. Clair Avenue, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2002, at the Greendale Health and Rehabilitation Center.
      Born August 26, 1919, in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, Clarence was a son of the late Mary Stangohr. After graduation from High School, he went on to serve his country in the European Theater during W.W.II in the U.S. Army, Medical Administration Corp. He was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, the Shaef with Battle Star, and the Victory Medal.
      Clarence attended St. John’s University (Benedictine); the Saint Cloud Teachers College; University of Minnesota Graduate School; Saint Ambrose College (Diocesan Suplican); Aquina Institute (Dominican); Mount Saint Bernard’s Seminary (Dominican); and Concordia Seminary (LCMS). He was a Pastor for over 33 years, most recently at Ebenezer Lutheran Church, until he retired on August 27, 1989. Prior to his ministry, he also worked as a farm laborer, and for the Army Overhead of the Civilian Conservation Corp., Morrell Packing Plant; railroad construction for the Ordinance Department and the Defense Department.
      While a young man, he was the President of the Walther League of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Howard, Miner, South Dakota. He was a member of the Democratic Party, a Boy Scout Counselor, the St. John’s University Alumni Association, the Concordia Seminary Sustainer, People to People, several wildlife and conservation organizations, and Amnesty International.
      A Memorial service for Rev. Clarence W. Stangohr will be held on Saturday, January 12, 2002, at 10:00 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 824 Wisconsin Ave. The Rev. Timothy Mech will officiate. Interment will take place in Canova Cemetery in Canova, SD.
      A memorial fund has been established in his name for Trinity Lutheran Church, Sheboygan, and St. John Lutheran Church in Howard, Miner, South Dakota.
      The Lippert-Olson Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.”
    Person ID I749  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 1 May 2015 

    Mother Maria "Mary" Anna W. STANGOHR,   b. 25 Mar 1896, Clarno, Lake, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1924  (Age 28 years) 
    Family ID F391  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Aug 1919 - Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Jan 2002 - Sheboygan, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Canova Cemetery, Canova, Miner, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    Interviews.  Schwader, Meta Maria Stangohr.  July 1964.
    Interviews. Schwader, Meta Maria Stangohr. July 1964.
    Interviewee was Meta's nephew, Clarence Stangohr.

    Recordings
    Pioneer Life on the Prairies of Dakota Territory.  Recording.  Part 01.
    Pioneer Life on the Prairies of Dakota Territory. Recording. Part 01.
    An interview with Meta Stangohr Schwader (1890-1972) conducted by her nephew Clarence Stangohr (1896-2002) in 1964, at Meta's home northeast of Howard, South Dakota. Contents include: Meta's parents' arrivals in Dakota Territory from Germany, their family backgrounds in Germany, and their homesteads in South Dakota. NOTE: AUDIO FILE AND PLAYER MAY TAKE SEVERAL MINUTES TO LOAD.
    Pioneer Life on the Prairies of Dakota Territory.  Recording.  Part 03.
    Pioneer Life on the Prairies of Dakota Territory. Recording. Part 03.
    An interview with Meta Stangohr Schwader (1890-1972) conducted by her nephew Clarence Stangohr (1896-2002) in 1964, at Meta's home northeast of Howard, South Dakota. Contents include: church services, confirmation, World War I and its impact on German immigrants in South Dakota, Liberty Bonds to support the war effort, deaths and funerals on the prairie, Clarence Stangohr's reflections on the deaths of Wilhelm and Caroline Volsch Stangohr, his maternal grandparents. NOTE: AUDIO FILE AND PLAYER MAY TAKE SEVERAL MINUTES TO LOAD.
    Pioneer Life on the Prairies of Dakota Territory.  Recording.  Part 02.
    Pioneer Life on the Prairies of Dakota Territory. Recording. Part 02.
    An interview with Meta Stangohr Schwader (1890-1972) conducted by her nephew Clarence Stangohr (1896-2002) in 1964, at Meta's home northeast of Howard, South Dakota. Contents include: farming on the first homestead, schooling, the various ethnic groups in southeastern Dakota Territory, and travel on the prairie. NOTE: AUDIO FILE AND PLAYER MAY TAKE SEVERAL MINUTES TO LOAD.