Ninth Generation


4619. Florence Anna Anderson was born on 14 October 1917 in North of Cozad, Dawson Co., Nebraska.651,722,1765 She died on 25 December 2002 at the age of 85 in Gothenburg, Dawson Co., Nebraska.1765 She was buried in Cozad Cemetery, Cozad, Dawson Co., Nebraska.1765 On the 1930 Census Florence is living with her parents.

Obituary from Gothenburg Times, January 2, 2003:
Florence Schmeeckle Passes Away on Christmas Day.
Florence A. Schmeeckle, 85, of Cozad, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2002 at Hilltop Estates in Gothenburg. Services were held on Saturday, Dec. 28, at the American Lutheran Church of Cozad, with the Rev. Steve Berke officiating. Burial was at the Cozad Cemetery. Schmeeckle was born on Oct. 14, 1927, north of Cozad, to Alfred and Myrtle Kirkpatrick Anderson. Schmeeckle was preceded in death by: her husband Donald, in 1991; and infant grandson; a brother, Archie Anderson. Survivors include: a daughter, Marlene (Morry) DeLap of Lexington; three sons--Marlan of Gothenburg, Norman (Jean) of Hastings and Ron (Kelly) of Cozad; 11 grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Second Newspaper, Kearney Hub newspaper web site, December 27, 2002: Gothenburg, Florence Schmeeckle, 85, of Cozad died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2002, at Hilltop Estates in Gothenburg. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the American Lutheran Church in Cozad with the Rev. Steve Berke officiating. Burial will be at Cozad Cemetery. Visitation will be until 8 p.m. today at Berryman Funeral Home in Cozad. Memorials are suggested to the church. She was born Oct. 14, 1917, north of Cozad, to Alfred and Myrtle (Kirkpatrick) Anderson. She attended District 86 Rural School. On Nov. 7, 1940, she married Donald Schmeeckle. They lived and farmed on farmsites at Gothenburg and Cozad. They moved to Cozad in 1980. Her husband died in 1991. She was a member of the church at Cozad, the Coburg Extension Club and did volunteer work at the Henri Museum. She enjoyed bowling, gardening, and spending time with family. Survivors include sons, Marlan of Gothenburg, Norman of Hastings, and Ron of Cozad; daughter Marlene DeLap of Lexington; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother and an infant grandson.

Florence Anna Anderson and Donald Schmeeckle were married on 7 November 1940.1766 Donald Schmeeckle was born on 7 December 1911 in Nebraska.1767,1768 He died on 23 July 1991 at the age of 79 in Cozad, Dawson Co., Nebraska.1769 He was buried in Cozad Cemetery, Cozad, Dawson Co., Nebraska.1249 Pronounced Smick-lee.

On the 1930 Census of Brace, Gosper Co., Nebraska Donald is still living in the home of his parents, William and Katy.

Social Security Death Index:
Individual: Schmeeckle, Don
Birth date: 7 Dec 1911
Death date: 23 Jul 1991
Social Security #: 505-24-0890
Last residence: 69130
State of issue: NE

Florence Anna Anderson and Donald Schmeeckle had the following children:

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Marlin Schmeeckle was born (date unknown).

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Marlene "Morry" Schmeeckle was born (date unknown).

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Norman Schmeeckle was born (date unknown).

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Ron Schmeeckle was born (date unknown).