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Would you please add this to her bios?Thank you.

Jacksonville Daily Journal 22 Feb 1973, Thur.
Minnie Gerecke Of Meredosia Dies Wednesday

Meredosia- Mrs. Wilhelmina Christine ( Minnie) Gerecke, wife of Karl John Gerecke long time resident here, died early Wednesday at the Green Meadows Nursing Home at White Hall where she was being cared for the past several months. Mr. Gerecke is also being cared for at the nursing home. She was 79 years of age and he is 80.
She was a member of St. Johnís Lutheran church.
Mrs. Gerecke was born at Kampsville Oct 12, 1893. Daughter of William and Catherine Elizabeth Wintjen Schumann. She married Mr. Gerecke at Kampsville Sept. 23, 1914. They are parents of seven children all of whom survive their mother.
Mrs. Irene Rodgers, Alton; Mrs. Eva Rosa of Gainesville, Georgia; Roy of Morris, Ill; Harry, Mrs. Helen Oettle, Marvin and Norman of Meredosia. There are 30 grandchildren and five foster grandchildren. There are four great grandchildren.
A brother, Lawrence Schumann of Kampsville also survives.
Three brothers and two sisters preceded Mrs. Gerecke in death.
The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Meredosia.
Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery.
The family will meet friends at the Schaefer Funeral Home in Meredosia from 7-9 p.m. Friday.
Transcribed and submitted by Cheryl (#48411269)
Added by Cheryl on May 18, 2016 1:40 PM
Please add the following to M. Pontero's bio. Thank you, Cheryl

Pontero, Margaret Etta (nee Gardner)- Of Kampsville, ILL. Mon. Aug. 27, 1951 at 12:45 p.m., beloved wife of Lewis F. Ponero, dear mother of Jessie Wagener, Annette Frey, Eva Sweeney, Abner and Milo Pontero, dear sister, mother-in-law, grandmother, sister-in-law, aunt, great aunt and cousin.
Funeral from Hanks Funeral Home, Kampsville ILL., Thurs. Aug. 30, 2 p.m. (C.S. T.) Interment Silver Creek Cemetery, Kampsville Illinois.

Alton Evening Telegraph, Thu. Aug. 30, 1951
Mrs.M. Pontero Rites Held at Kampsville
Hardin- Funeral services for Mrs. Margaret Pontero of Kampsville, were conducted this afternoon at Presbyterian Church in Kampsville and burial was in Silver Creek cemetery.
Mrs. Pontero, the former Margaret Gardner, was 72 years of age. she had been in poor health for two years and died Monday noon at the home of a daughter at O'Fallon, Mo. She is survived by her husband Louis, two sons, and two daughters.
Added by Cheryl on May 11, 2016 1:15 PM
I have been finding discrepancies in my ancestors posts, this is one of them. Bearing the facts listed below could you please adjust his F.A.G. post that you have created.

Name: Lee Cary Ball
Birth Date: abt 1898 (21 Apr 1897)
Birth Place: Belleview, Illinois
Death Date: 17 Jan 1934
Death Place: Road Dist 2, Calhoun, Illinois
Burial Date: 19 Jan 1934
Burial Place: Calhoun Co., Illinois
Cemetery Name: Summit Grove
Death Age: 36
Occupation: Farmer
Race: White
Marital Status: M
Gender: Male
Residence: Road Dist #2, Calhoun, Illinois
Father Name: Frank Ball
Mother Name: Anna Clendenny
Spouse Name: Nona Ball
FHL Film Number: 1753855
Added by Cheryl on May 07, 2016 11:38 AM
Memorial 19167675
Perhaps you might consider removing your photo? No judgement meant......James
Added by Romper90069 on Mar 19, 2016 12:10 AM
John C.
Sorry about that edit. Clicked on the wrong person. Thank you
Added by Cheryl on Mar 14, 2016 10:28 AM
Roy Fredrick
Pease disregard m posting on this person
Added by Roy Fredrick on Feb 25, 2016 8:54 AM
RE: 63605777 Lucy Pontero
Thank you so much.
Added by Cheryl on Feb 22, 2016 2:32 PM
RE: 63605777 Lucy Pontero
Thank you so much.
Added by Cheryl on Jan 06, 2016 2:32 PM
RE: 63605777 Lucy Pontero
Could you please update my great aunts page that I sent the other day.. 71000578.

I am related to all Wintjen and descendants in Calhoun and Pike counties.
I intend to connect all those that are posted to their parents eventually.
Thanks for your help.
Added by Cheryl on Jan 01, 2016 8:18 PM
RE: 63605777 Lucy Pontero
Thank you. I appreciate your assistance in this. I am from the Pontero, Clendenny, Wintjen, Preston and many others from those cemeteries. Many thanks and Happy New Year.
Added by Cheryl on Jan 01, 2016 1:47 PM
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