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Glenn Odin Kirkestue

Glenn Odin Kirkestue[1]

Male 1909 - 1954  (44 years)

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  • Name Glenn Odin Kirkestue 
    Born 17 Jul 1909  Dover, Fayette, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Christened Ossian, Winneshiek, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Baptized in the Stavenger Lutheran Church.
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1 Jun 1915  Dover, Fayette, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    House 
    • BerthaGlen Kirkestuen was 5 years old. He was a Lutheran and had lived in Iowa all his life.
    Iowa, Fayette, Dover, census card 40
    Iowa, Fayette, Dover, census card 40
    from www.ancestry.com, modified by Clinton Macomber, Feb 5, 2014
    Confirmation Abt 1922  Ossian, Winneshiek, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Was confirmed at the Stavenger Lutheran Church.
    Med. Note
    • He hung himself in the barn. He had asked his brother to take him to the mental institute, and so after the suicide, his brother felt bad about it.
    School 1 Jan 1925  Dover Mills, Fayette, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Glen had completed the sixth grade, and had been in school 9 months the previous year.
    Census page 27, Dover, Iowa
    Census page 27, Dover, Iowa
    Religion 1 Jan 1925  Dover Mills, Fayette, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Census page 29, Dover, Iowa
    Census page 29, Dover, Iowa
    Residence 1 Jan 1925  Dover Mills, Fayette, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Ole "Kirkestuen" was 59 years old and Nellie was 53. They were renting their house. At their home was:

      Leonard, 28 years old
      Glen O., 15
    Census page 27, Dover, Iowa
    Census page 27, Dover, Iowa
    Census page 28, Dover, Iowa
    Census page 28, Dover, Iowa
    Education Abt 1926  [5
    Grade School 
    • Completed the 8th grade in school.
    Residence 1 Apr 1930  Dover, Fayette, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Glen Kirkestuen was 20 years old and boarding with Fritz (36 years old) and Leva (31 years old) Schwinefue, who had a nine year old daughter, Evanne.
    Iowa, Fayette, Dover, page 1b census
    Iowa, Fayette, Dover, page 1b census
    from www.ancestry.com, modified, Clinton Macomber, Feb 5, 2014.
    Employment 1 Apr 1930  Dover, Fayette, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Laborer 
    • Was a farm laborer. Where he boarded was a stock farm.
    Iowa, Fayette, Dover, page 1b census
    Iowa, Fayette, Dover, page 1b census
    from www.ancestry.com, modified, Clinton Macomber, Feb 5, 2014.
    Employment 1935  Ossian, Winneshiek, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    • The married couple farmed with Glenn's parents.
    Residence 1 Apr 1935  Dover, Fayette, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    House 
    • Ole Kirkestue was about 70 years old and Nellie was 65. Ole was about 25.
    Iowa, Fayette, Dover, page 9b census
    Iowa, Fayette, Dover, page 9b census
    from www.ancestry.com, modified Clinton Macomber, Feb 5, 2014
    Employment 1 Apr 1935  Dover, Fayette, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 8
    Laborer 
    • Glen was a farm laborer. He worked 60 hours the previous week and 52 weeks the previous year. He earned $420 (about $27,900 in 2012 values.
    Iowa, Fayette, Dover, page 9b census
    Iowa, Fayette, Dover, page 9b census
    from www.ancestry.com, modified Clinton Macomber, Feb 5, 2014
    Residence 1 Apr 1940  Dover, Fayette, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    House 
    • Glen Kirestue was 30 years old and Marion M. was 35.
      Carline M., 3 years old.

      Ole Kirkestue was 75 years old and Nellie N. was 70.
      They owned the house worth $300 (in 2012 values about $19,900). The property was a farm.
    Iowa, Fayette, Dover, page 9b census
    Iowa, Fayette, Dover, page 9b census
    from www.ancestry.com, modified Clinton Macomber, Feb 5, 2014
    Chronicle 1 Jul 1945  Clermont, Fayette, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Picnic 
    • Sunday a group of neighbors gathered at the Glen Kirkestue home for a picnic dinner. They were, Mrs. Ole Kirkestue, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Kirkestue and Edwin, of Postville, H. H. Paulson and Elmer, Mr. and Mrs. John Mork, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Westvick, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Drievold and family, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wolfs and Anna, and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Wolfs, all of West Union, Mr. and Mrs. L. T. N. Olson, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Anderson and Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Molokken and family of Clermont.
    Residence Bef 1950  [7
    Burrow farm 
    Residence 1950  Clermont, Fayette, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 10, 11, 12
    Farmhouse 
    • The David Erhardt family left the farm near Hawkeye to farm near Clermont.

      The farmhouse was north of town. On the right side, David added an addition made of wood to the house. On the left side, there was a large, open, tan colored porch that was made with brick pillars.

      The David Erhardt children grew up in this house and Marion was born in it. Later, when she was married, Marion Kirkestue and her family lived and worked the farm for about 4 years.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Died 3 Jun 1954  Clermont, Fayette, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7, 13
    Cause: Hanging 
    Buried 6 Jun 1954  God's Acres Cemetery, Clermont, Fayette, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Canoe Road 
    God's Acre Cemetery family graves
    God's Acre Cemetery family graves
    Map from Bing Maps, locations plotted by Clinton Macomber July 27, 2011 with the advice of Linda Sebastian.
    Glenn Kirkestue gravestone
    Glenn Kirkestue gravestone
    from Linda Sebastian, mailed to Clinton Macomber in Apr 2011, processed Jun 2011.
    Obituary 17 Jun 1954  Clermont, Fayette, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Obituary of Glenn Kirkestue
      Glenn Orden Kirkestue, son of Ole and Nelsena Kirkestue, was born in Dover township, on July 17, 1909, and died at his farm home June 3, 1954, aged forty-four years. He was baptized and confirmed in the Stavenger Lutheran church near Ossian.
      On Aug. 19, 1935, he was united in marriage to Marian Erhardt, and they were the parents of three daughters, Caroline, Linda and Betty, who beside his widow survive. He farmed in the vicinity of Ossian and Clermont all his life. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, one sister and a brother. Also surviving are one brother, Leonard, of Postville, three sisters, Mrs. Henry (Bertha) Anderson of Elgin, Mrs. Irey (Mabel) Rose of Clermont, and Mrs. Clem (Andena) O'Harren of Dubuque.
      He was a member of the West Clermont Lutheran church from where the funeral services were held on Sunday afternoon, with Pastor Knudsen officiating. Burial was in "God's Acres" cemetery at Clermont. Casket bearers were Roy Swenson. Lawrence Walvatne, George V. Larson, Jack Dibble, Joseph Leehy and Woodrow Hyde.
    Employment Clermont, Fayette, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmed near Clermont 
    Person ID I905  MacomberKin | Daniel Erhardt family
    Last Modified 3 Feb 2015 

    Father Ole Halverson Kirkestuen,   b. 3 May 1864, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 6 Jul 1943, Stavenger Cemetery, Ossian, Winneshiek, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Mother Nelsina Kloster,   b. 30 Jan 1870, Springfield, Winneshiek, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1949, Dover, Fayette, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Family ID F1846  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Marion Madeline Erhardt,   b. 24 Jun 1916, Clermont, Fayette, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1997, Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 19 Aug 1935  [7
    Children 
    +1. Living
    +2. Living
    +3. Living
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F309  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart