Fenstermaker,  Virgil Lee

Fenstermaker, Virgil Lee

Male 1877 - 1945  (67 years)  

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  • Name Fenstermaker, Virgil Lee 
    Born 20 Oct 1877  Bellflower, McLean, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Apr 1945  Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Hills of Rest Memorial Park, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I44202  Sackett
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2017 

    Family Spears, Exira May,   b. 30 Mar 1881, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1956, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F16199  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Apr 1945 - Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 3), 2 Jun 2017.
      From Find A Grave Memorial# 75510311
      https://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=75510311

      Virgil Lee Fenstermaker
      Birth: Oct. 20, 1877
      Bellflower
      McLean County
      Illinois, USA
      Death: Apr. 2, 1945
      Sioux Falls
      Minnehaha County
      South Dakota, USA

      Age 67y 5m 13d


      PARENTS: Married 01/07/1877
      1854-1939 Fenstermaker Benjamin Byron
      1856-1929 Batey, Mary Elizabeth


      MARRIAGE-1: 03/15/1899 MN
      DIVORCED: Prior to 1910 Census
      1882-____ Speers, Exira Mae


      CHILDREN:
      1) 1899-1980 Fenstermaker, Floyd Lee


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      MARRIAGE-2: 01/22/1911 SD
      1884-1963 Johnson, Ada Mae


      CHILDREN:
      2) 1911-1976 Fenstermaker, Esther Effie
      3) 1912-1954 Fenstermaker, Emma
      4) 1914-1991 Fenstermaker, Burton Bernard
      5) 1917-1991 Fenstermaker Verne Francis
      ................... (AKA: Francis Virgil)


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      U.S., World War I
      Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
      about Vergil Lee Fenstermaker

      Name: Vergil Lee Fenstermaker
      County: Day
      State: South Dakota
      Birth Date: 20 Oct 1877
      Race: White

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      Obituary
      01/04/1943

      'V. L. Fenstermaker Succumbs Suddenly

      Virgil Lee Fenstermaker, 77, died suddenly this morning at his home, 319 North Dakota ave. Funeral arrangement are pending and Miller funeral home is in charge.

      He was born October 20, 1877, in Bellflower, Ill., coming to Minnesota when he was 10 years old with his parents. They settled near Luverne, Minn., and later lived near Beaver Creek, Minn.

      On January 2, 1910, Mr. Fenstermaker was married to Ada Johnson in Watertown, S. D. They resided in several places in South Dakota, having lived in Sioux Falls intermittently for 20 years. They operated a resort at Enemy Swim S. D., for several years. In 1940 they moved to California for two years. Mr. Fenstermaker was a painter and a member of the First Methodist church.

      He is survived by his widow; three sons, Floyd, Sioux Falls, Burton with the army in England, and Vernon with the merchant marine in the south Pacific; two daughters, Mrs. Lawrence Schroeder, Toronto, S. D., and Mrs. Roland Hart, Sioux Falls; seven grandchildren; two brothers, Alfred and Roy Fenstermaker, Sioux Falls; and two sisters, Mrs. L. W. Canedy and Mrs. H. L. Nowka, Sioux Falls.'

      'Dr. John V. Madison of the First Methodist church officiated at funeral services for Virgil Lee Fenstermaker, 67; at 1:30 p. m. today at the Miller Funeral Home. Mrs. C. B. Van Ausdall was organist, and vocalists were Margy Anderson and Charlotte Kukuk.

      Interment was in the Hills of Rest Memorial park. Serving as pallbearers were Alvin Spears, Dean Cunningham, John Alink, Fred Ball, Emil Ball and Henry Peters.

      Mr. Fenstermaker died suddenly Monday at his home.'

      Added by: Missie
      6/16/2013



      Family links:
      Parents:
      Benjamin Byron Fenstermaker (1854 - 1939)
      Mary Elizabeth Batey Fenstermaker (1856 - 1929)

      Spouses:
      Ada Mae Johnson Fenstermaker (1884 - 1963)
      Exira May Spears Gjere (1881 - 1956)*

      Children:
      Floyd Lee Fenstermaker (1899 - 1980)*
      Emma Ada Fenstermaker Hart (1912 - 1954)*
      Burton Bernald Fenstermaker (1914 - 1991)*
      Francis Virgil Fenstermaker (1917 - 1991)*

      Siblings:
      Virgil Lee Fenstermaker (1877 - 1945)
      Kate E Fenstermaker Canedy (1879 - 1971)*
      Pearl Cora Fenstermaker Nowka (1881 - 1966)*
      Evelena Fenstermaker (1884 - 1886)*
      Jay Lawrence Fenstermaker (1887 - 1922)*
      Roy Richard Fenstermaker (1890 - 1972)*
      Alfred O. Fenstermaker (1893 - 1962)*

      *Calculated relationship

      Burial:
      Hills of Rest Memorial Park
      Sioux Falls
      Minnehaha County
      South Dakota, USA

      Maintained by: J Martin
      Originally Created by: Dr Marie C.Karban DVM re...
      Record added: Aug 26, 2011
      Find A Grave Memorial# 75510311

      Researched by Ted Smith


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