Bio: Hommel, Dewey Edward (1898 - 1987)

 

Contact: Sharon Ballman (family member)

Email: saltydog@willapabay.org

 

Surnames: Hommel, Shupe, Dale, Weber, Webber, Walda

 

----Sources: Family Album, Federal Census Records

 

Dewey Hommel (30 April 1898 - 24 Sep 1987)

 

Dewey Edward Hommel was born in Greenwood, Wisconsin, Apr. 30, 1898, the son of Edward and Lillie May (Shup) Hommel.  The marriage between and Dewey and Clarice Louise Dale took place December 17, 1927, in Tacoma, Pierce Co., WA.  Their daughter, Carollee (Hommel) Robertson (18 Jun 1944 - 2 May 2013) married Richard Boyd Robertson (b. 1938) who preceded her in death, April 13, 2010.  Both Carollee and Richard were cremated.

 

Dewey and Clarice are buried in the Mountain View Memorial Park, Lakewood, Pierce Co., Washington.  Clarice was born August 16, 1910, the daughter of William O. Stevens (1876 - 1962) and Mabel Ann Casady (1890 - 1959).

 

We suspect the card below was sent to Dewey Hommel from his aunt who was residing in Clark Co., Wisconsin.

 

Backside of Card

 

 

The card above was sent to Dewey Hommel, Castle Rock, Washington from Neillsville, Clark Co., Wisconsin by his "Aunt Till".  Please contact us if you can give further identification and "Aunt Till's" surname.  The one cent Franklin stamp it bears was first issued 1902 - 1903 and the photo of the new Clark Co. Jail in Neillsville was taken about 1909.  It seems this postcard was sent about 4 days before Dewey Hommel's Birthday and with what can be seen on the photo above, it looks like the card was likely sent in 1909.

 

The message reads:

 

Dewey,  This is not a Birthday card but that you might like it better.  We are all well hope you all are, cold weather here all the time snowed all last week, have nothing planted yet.  from  Aunt Till

 

Front of Card

 

 

 

1900 Federal Census, ED 18 Eaton town Greenwood city, Clark, Wisconsin, United States, Pg. 1, Family 8

 

Dewey E Hommel, white married single

Household Members
Head Edward Hommel M 36 (Jun 1864) Wisconsin
Wife Lillie M Hommel F 32 (Dec 1868) Wisconsin
Daughter Ruth E Hommel F 6 (Jun 1894) Wisconsin
Son Dewey E Hommel M 2 (Apr 1898) Wisconsin
Son Glee Hommel M 0 (Jan 1900) Wisconsin

 

1920 Federal Census, Castle Rock, Cowlitz, Washington, United States, District: 58, Family 112, Line 22

 

Dewey Hommel, white single male
Father's Birthplace: Wisconsin
Mother's Birthplace: Wisconsin

Household Members
Head Edward Hommel M 55 (1865) Wisconsin
Wife Lillie Hommel F 51 (1869) Wisconsin
Daughter Ruth Hommel F 25 (1895) Wisconsin
Son Dewey Hommel M 21 (1899) Wisconsin
Son Glee Hommel M 19 (1901) Wisconsin
Daughter Fern Hommel F 16 (1904) Washington
Son Earl Hommel M 12 (1908) Washington
Daughter Georgia Hommel F 9 (1911) Washington

 

1940 Federal Census, Steilacoom, Steilacoom Election Precinct, Pierce, Washington, United States, District: 27-94, Family 128, Line 68

 

Dewey Hommel, white married male
Last Place of Residence: Same House

Household Members
Head Dewey Hommel M 42 Wisconsin
Wife Clarice Hommel F 30 (910) Washington
Daughter Patricia Hommel F 12 Washington
Son William Hommel M 9 Washington
Daughter Sharon Hommel F 5 Washington

 

BioM: Shupe, Lilly May (1893)

 

Wisconsin Marriage Records

 

Edward Hommel (Father of Dewey Hommel)
Spouse's Name: Lilly Shipe (Shup)
Event Date: 30 Sep 1893
Event Place: Wood, Wisconsin
Father's Name: John Hommel
Mother's Name: Mary Weber
Spouse's Father's Name: Eli Shipe (Shup)
Spouse's Mother's Name: Matilda Walda

 

Washington Death Records

 

Ronald Eugene Hommel
Event Date: 10 Oct 1939
Event Place: Tacoma, Pierce, Washington
Gender: Male
Age (Formatted): 1 day
Birth Year (Estimated): 1939
Father's Name: Dewey Hommel
Mother's Name: Clarice Dale

 

Obit: Hommel, Dewey Edward (1898 - 1987)

 

Social Security Death Records

 

Dewey E. Hommel
Birth Date: 30 April 1898
Social Security Number: 535-05-6498
State: Washington
Last Place of Residence: Tacoma, Pierce, Washington
Previous Residence Postal Code: 98405
Event Date: 24 September 1987
Age: 89

 

Clarice L. Hommel
Birth Date: 16 August 1910
Social Security Number: 538-20-7319
State: Washington
Last Place of Residence: Pierce, Washington
Previous Residence Postal Code: 98407
Event Date: 8 May 1989
Age: 79
 

 

 


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