Jahnke, Donald Henry

Jahnke, Donald Henry

Male 1918 - 1994  (76 years)

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  • Name Jahnke, Donald Henry  [1, 2, 3
    Born 12 May 1918  Lewis, Cass County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Dec 1994  West Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I60095  Sackett
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2021 

    Father Jahnke, Henry Frank,   d. Unknown 
    Mother Myers, Dora May,   d. Unknown 
    Children
     1. Jahnke, Donald Henry,   b. 12 May 1918, Lewis, Cass County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1994, West Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     
    Family ID F24356  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sackett, Lena B.,   b. 1919, New England, Hettinger County, North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1968  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1937  Lewis, Cass County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F24355  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Morthorst, Doris V.,   b. 20 Jul 1933, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 2014, Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F24357  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 May 1918 - Lewis, Cass County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Dec 1937 - Lewis, Cass County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Dec 1994 - West Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2351] Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1945, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 6 Aug 2020.
      Name: Lorna B Sachett
      Gender: Female
      Race: White
      Age: 19
      Birth Date: abt 1918
      Birth Place: New England North Dakota
      Marriage Date: 25 Dec 1937
      Marriage Place: Lewis, Iowa, USA
      Father: Abraham Sachett
      Mother: Elta Bagman
      Spouse: Donald N Johnke

      Name: Donald N Johnke
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Age: 20
      Birth Date: abt 1917
      Birth Place: Lewis, Iowa
      Residence Place: Lewis, Iowa
      Marriage Date: 25 Dec 1937
      Marriage Place: Lewis, Iowa, USA
      Father: Henry Johnke
      Mother: Leara Meyer
      Spouse: Lorna B Sachett

      Researched by Ted Smith

    2. [S879] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 6 Aug 2020.
      Name: Donald Henry Jahnke
      [Donald H Jahnke]
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Birth Date: 12 May 1918
      Birth Place: Lewis May ME
      Death Date: 2 Dec 1994
      Father: Henry F Jahnke
      Mother: Dora M Meyers
      SSN: 715070576
      Notes: Nov 1937: Name listed as DONALD HENRY JAHNKE; 09 Dec 1994: Name listed as DONALD H JAHNKE

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S1366] Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2011, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 6 Aug 2020.
      Name: Donald Henry Jahnke
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Age: 76
      Marital status: Married
      Birth Date: 12 May 1918
      Birth Place: Lewis Iowa
      Death Date: 2 Dec 1994
      Death Place: W Lafayette, Tippecanoe, Indiana, USA
      Father: Henry Frank Jahnke
      Mother: Dora May Jahnke
      Spouse: Doris Jahnke

      Researched by Ted Smith

    4. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 6 Aug 2020.
      Journal and Courier (Lafayette, Indiana), 4 Dec 1994, Page 16

      Don H. Jahnke, 76, newspaper columnist Don Henry Jahnke, 76, of 40 Burnett Road, West Lafayette, died at 11:25 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at his home. He had been ill five months.

      Mr. Jahnke was a retired Don Jahnke electrician. He had written a weekly column, "Don's Views," for the Brookston Prairie Review for the past eight years.

      Born May 12, 1918, in Lewis, Iowa, he graduated from Lewis High School in 1936 and attended Illinois Technical Institute for two years.

      He married Lena Sackett in 1932, and she died in 1968. He married Doris Morthorst on June 30, 1972, in Chicago Heights, 111. She survives.

      Mr. Jahnke was a member of Battle Ground Bible Church and a World War II Army veteran.

      Surviving with his wife are a son, the Rev. Don L. Jahnke of Chicago; five daughters, Mrs. Orv (Deitrah) Womack of Mokena, 111., Mrs. Mike (Debra) Fitzgerald of Vero Beach, Fla., Mrs. Douglas (Diane) Wheeler-Born of Coal City, 111., Mrs. Bryan (Denise) McLauchlan of Sauk Village, 111., and Mrs. Mike (Mary) Dwyer of Lafayette; and a brother, Dale Jahnke of Camp Verde, Ariz.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith


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