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Alma Katherine STANGOHR

Female 1902 - 1988  (85 years)


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  • Name Alma Katherine STANGOHR 
    Born 22 Oct 1902  Winfred, Lake, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 2 Aug 1988  Howard, Miner, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 5 Aug 1988  Graceland Cemetery, Howard, Miner, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • From the Miner County Pioneer, Thursday, August 11, 1988:
      Obituary: Alma Pecks
      “Alma Moschell Pecks was born on a farm October 22, 1902 near Canova, SD to Wilhelm and Caroline (Voelsch) Stangohr. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith and was a faithful member all of her life. Alma died August 2, 1988 at the Howard Good Samaritan Home in Howard, SD where she was a resident for seven years. She reached the age of 85 years. She was one of a pair of twins; twin brother Albert passed away in 1973.
      Alma obtained her elementary education in a one room country school located about a mile and a half from their home. She generally walked to school, but on occasions she would ride a horse and then turn it loose and it would return home.
      Alma was a volunteer Gray Lady at the Bethel Lutheran Nursing Home in Madison, SD, a Sunday school teacher, was active in Ladies Aid at Bethany Lutheran Church, Howard, SD, nurses aide in Canova, and enjoyed helping people. She was a farmer’s wife who loved gardening and caring for animals.
      She married William F. Moschell on August 25, 1923 and settled on a farm near Roswell. She was a loving and devoted wife and mother bringing up eight children during the depression years. To this marriage the following children were born: Ardath Walker, Eureka, CA; Elda Briggs, Kokomo, IN; Deloris Nelson, Lexington, NE; Myrna Moore, Artesian, SD; William R., Fedora; and Richard, Kenosha, WI. Her sons Alan and Harold preceded her in death. Mr. Moschell died December 4, 1956.
      On November 1, 1962 Alma married Ernest Pecks and made her home in Madison, SD. Ernest died on November 11, 1981.
      Also surviving is one step-son, Duane Pecks, Ivanhoe, MN; 28 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; two sisters: Vera Patro, Howard; and Ida Pamperin, Wasleco, TX; and a brother, Ernest Stangohr, Howard. She was preceded in death by her parents, two husbands, two sons, four sisters, five brothers, two grandsons, and one step-grandson.
      Funeral services were held Friday, August 5th at Bethany Lutheran Church with the Rev. Clarence Stangohr officiating.
      Casketbearers included grandsons Gary Moschell, Jeff Moschell, Mike Nelson, Rodney Moschell, Billy Moschell, Tracy Briggs, and Jerry Moore. Honorary bearers were also grandsons Daniel Moschell, Donovan Moschell, Carl Moschell, Larry Walker, Roger Moore, Mark Moschell, John Briggs, and Denis Moschell.
      Music was provided by granddaughters Brenda and Julie Moschell, Chloe and Cheryl Moore, and Valerie Krempges. Karen Moschell was the organist.”

      SSDI:
      Alma K. Pecks
      504-82-9641
      LR: 57349 Howard, Miner, SD
      B: 22 Oct 1902
      D: 2 Aug 1988
    Person ID I763  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 4 May 2018 

    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 William Ferdinand August "Bill" MOSCHELL,   b. 18 Jan 1892, Aurelia, Cherokee, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1956, Fedora, Miner, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 25 Aug 1923  Wentworth, Lake, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Alan Duwane MOSCHELL,   b. 29 Jun 1924, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1987, Howard, Miner, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    +2. Harold MOSCHELL,   b. 29 Oct 1925, Roswell, Miner, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1974, Howard, Miner, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     3. Ardath Elaine MOSCHELL
     4. Elda K. MOSCHELL
     5. Deloris Edith MOSCHELL,   b. 18 Dec 1930, Fedora, Miner, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 2015, Devils Lake, Ramsey, North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     6. Myrna Irene MOSCHELL
     7. William Rodney MOSCHELL,   b. 15 Mar 1938, Fedora, Miner, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 2018  (Age 80 years)
     8. Richard Lyle MOSCHELL
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F400  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ernest Fredrick PECKS,   b. 18 Feb 1903, Le Mars, Plymouth, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1981, Howard, Miner, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1 Nov 1962  Howard, Miner, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F1699  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Oct 1902 - Winfred, Lake, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Aug 1923 - Wentworth, Lake, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Nov 1962 - Howard, Miner, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Aug 1988 - Howard, Miner, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 5 Aug 1988 - Graceland Cemetery, Howard, Miner, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
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