Obit: Gerken, Raphael W. (? - 1951)

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Surnames: Gerken

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 01/24/1952

Gerken, Raphael W. (? - 29 Dec. 1951)

Raphael W. Gerken, a former Town of Green Grove resident, passed away on December 29th, 1951, at the Veterans Hospital in Oakland, California, complications resulting from wounds received in World War II being the cause of his death. He spent his boyhood days here with his parents, attended Woodland school and had many friends. Funeral services were held at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Sonora, Calif., where he lived, on January 3rd. Burial was made in St. Patrick Mountain View Cemetery at Sonora, Calif. Surviving are his wife and daughter; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gerken of Dyersville, Iowa; two brothers, James and Giles, of Oakland, Calif.; two sisters, Mary and Rita, of Dyersville, Iowa.



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