Obit: Gemmeke, Velma (1890 - 1954)



----Source: Greenwood Library Scrapbook, Marshfield News Herald Collection 06/ /1954

Gemmeke, Velma (1890 - 1954)

GREENWOOD, CLARK COUNTY--Funeral services for Mrs. George Gemmeke, 64, who died June 5, 1954 were held Thursday at Grace Methodist Church. The Rev. Arthur Riley officiated and burial took place in the Greenwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Gemmeke, formerly Velma Bostwick, was born May 4, 1890, in the Town of Eaton, Clark county. On March 8, 1911, she was married to George Gemmeke by the Rev. Mr. Hendren in Greenwood. The Gemmeke farm is 6 miles south of Greenwood on County Trunk O.

Mrs. Gemmeke is survived by her husband, a daughter, Mrs. Emory (Iola) Starks, Thorp a son, Kenneth Gemmeke, F. Bragg, N.C. a sister, Agnes, Portland, Ore. two brothers, Lyle Bostwick, Princeton, Ind. Jason Bostwick, address unknown, and five grandchildren, One brother, Charles, died April 28, 1954.



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