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William Ferdinand Agustus "Bill" MOSCHELL

Male 1892 - 1956  (64 years)


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  • Name William Ferdinand Agustus "Bill" MOSCHELL 
    Born 18 Jan 1892  Cherokee Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Dec 1956  Fedora, Miner, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 7 Dec 1956  Graceland Cemetery, Howard, Miner, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1930 Census: SD: Miner: Roswell Twp:
      Moschell, Wm., head, owns, 38, first married at age 31, born in IA, father and mother born in Germany, farmer, general farm;
      Alma, wife, 27, first married at age 21, born in SD, father and mother born in Germany;
      Alan, son, 5, born in SD, father born in IA, mother born in SD;
      Harold, son, 4 5/12, born in SD, father born in IA, mother born in SD;
      Ardath, daughter, 3, born in SD, father born in IA, mother born in SD;
      Elda, daughter, 10/12, born in SD, father born in IA, mother born in SD.

      From the Miner County Pioneer, Friday, Dec. 14, 1956:
      “Obituary: William F. Moschell”
      “William F. Moschell, son of Carl Moschell and Kathrine (nee Ludwig) was born January 18, 1892 in Cherokee County, Iowa. He was baptized at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Hanover, Iowa on March 28, 1892 by Rev. H. Wehking and confirmed on A;pril 8, 196 by Rev. H. Wehking.
      On August 25, 1923 he was married to Alma Stangohr at Wentworth, South Dakota by Rev. Ferdinand Oberneu. Mr. and Mrs. Moschell have four sons and four daughters.
      He moved to Miner County, South Dakota during 1916 and took up farming. He resided at Roswell, South Dakota until 1949 at which time he moved to Fedora, South Dakota and lived there until the time of his death. He was a veteran of World War I. He passed away suddenly early the morning of December 4, 1956. He reached the age of 64 years, 10 months, and 15 days.
      Those left to mourn his departure are his wife, four sons, Alan and Harold of Roswell; William R. and Richard at home; four daughters, Ardath, Mrs. Sterne M. Walker of Sioux Falls; Elda, Mrs. Raman C. Briggs of Rapid City; Deloris, Mrs. Robert B. Nelson of Springfield, and Myrna of Hurley; one sister, Mrs. Augusta Bruggeman of LaMesa, California; and eight grandchildren. His parents, three sisters, two brothers, one half-brother and one half-sister preceded him in death.
      Funeral services were held at the home at one o’clock and at Bethany Lutheran Church, Howard, at two o’clock with the Rev. K. B. Valler officiating. Mrs. E. G. Harris was organist and Mrs. M. Zimmerman was soloist and sang two selections which were “Just As I Am” and “Heaven Is My Home.”
      Pallbearers were O. H. Buttemeier, Victor J. Eppe, August Grieme, Henry Schmit, Clarence Schwader, Ferdinand Schwader.
      Military rites were conducted at the grave.
      Mr. Moschell was laid to rest in the Graceland Cemetery of Howard.”
    Person ID I768  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2015 

    Family Alma Katherine STANGOHR,   b. 22 Oct 1902, Winfred, Lake, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1988, Howard, Miner, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 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 MOSCHELL
     5. Deloris MOSCHELL
     6. Myrna Irene MOSCHELL
     7. William Rodney MOSCHELL
     8. Richard Lyle MOSCHELL
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F400  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Jan 1892 - Cherokee Co., Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Aug 1923 - Wentworth, Lake, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Dec 1956 - Fedora, Miner, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 7 Dec 1956 - Graceland Cemetery, Howard, Miner, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
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