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Ernst "Ernest" Friedrich Heinrich STANGOHR

Male 1905 - 1992  (87 years)


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  • Name Ernst "Ernest" Friedrich Heinrich STANGOHR 
    Born 12 Feb 1905  Clarno, Lake, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Jul 1992  Howard, Miner, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Howard, Miner, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1930 Census: SD: Miner: Canova:
      Stangohr, Ernest, head, rents, 25, first married at age 22, born in SD, father and mother born in Germany, farmer, general farm;
      Hattie, wife, 23, first married at age 20, born in SD, father born in Iowa, mother born in Germany;
      Ruth, daughter, 16/12, born in SD, born in SD, father and mother born in SD;
      Roy, son, 2/12, single, born in SD, father and mother born in SD.

      From the Miner County Pioneer, Howard, SD, Thursday, July 9, 1992:
      Obituary
      “Ernest Stangohr, 87, Howard, died Thursday, July 2 at Evergreen Health Center in Madison. Funeral services were held Sunday, July 5, 1992 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Howard, with Rev. Juraine Hornig officiating.
      Ernest Friedrich Heinrich Stangohr was born on a farm, February 12, 1905, in Lake County, SD, the tenth of thirteen children to German immigrants Wilhelm and Caroline (Voelsch) Stangohr. Ernest was baptized in the German Lutheran faith on April 22, 1905 and confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Howard on July 2, 1922. His confirmation Bible verse was Psalms 100:2. Hattie Backes was a member of his confirmation class.
      He married Hattie Backes on December 14, 1927 at St. John’s in Howard. They celebrated their 64th wedding anniversay last year. Three children were born to Ernest and Hattie: Ruth Lois, Roy Ernest and Donald William. Ernie farmed with his family near Howard all of his life. They moved to Howard in 1984.
      Ernie was a gifted storyteller, relating tales of local and family history to four generations of listeners. He instilled in his family a love for hunting, fishing and collecting antiques, coins and Indian artifacts.
      Survivors include his wife, Hattie; son and daughter-in-law, Roy and Leona and son Donald all of Howard; son-in-law, Stanley Cross of Sioux Falls; sister, Vera Patro of Howard; thirteen grandchildren; thirty-one great grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.
      He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Ruth Cross; daughter-in-law, Deniece Stangohr; six sisters and five brothers.
      Music was provided by Karen Moschell, organist, and Curtis and Thelma Hueners, vocalists.
      Casketbearers were Raymond Cross, Brad Stangohr, Terry Stangohr, David Cross, Gary Stangohr, and Ryan Miller.
      Honorary Pallbearers were Earl Voeltz, Duane Noonan, Donald Kaufman, Leo Kommes, Donald Laudner, Martin Esser, and Vincent Protsch.
      Interment was at St. John’s Cemetery, Howard.”

      SSDI: #503-42-4521; issued by SD; born 12 Feb 1905; died 2 Jul 1992, last known residence: Howard, Miner, South Dakota 57349
      Surviving spouse: Hattie Backes
      Death certificate informant: Roy Stangohr
    Person ID I760  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 25 Jun 2014 

    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 Hedwig "Hattie" Anna Martha BACKES,   b. 21 Aug 1907, Miner Co., South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1996, Howard, Miner, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Children 
     1. Ruth Lois STANGOHR,   b. 14 Nov 1928, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1991  (Age 62 years)
     2. Roy Ernest STANGOHR
     3. Donald William STANGOHR
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F397  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Feb 1905 - Clarno, Lake, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Jul 1992 - Howard, Miner, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
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