June 19th, 2013 Marjorie Lorraine Orr (table 22) died


 Marjorie Lorraine Orr née Peithmann (table 22) passed away peacefully on June 19, 2013. She was buried in North Prairie Cemetery near Hoyleton, IL, where she had been born on April 3, 1921, on the parental farm. Lorraine leaves four children and their families who had been the joy of her life and that of her husband Clyde Pope Orr (see above).

July 12th, 2011 Frederick Clay Peithman (table 30) died


Frederick Clay Peithman (table 30), born Nov. 21, 1936, passed away on July 12, 2011. Frederick  left his second wife Martha Baird Peithmann, his son Edgar Frederick Peithman and his daughters Leslie Ann Williamson and Cassandra Lynn Bailey.

August 14th, 2010 Stanley Barrett sr. (table 30) died


John Stanley Barrett sr. (table 30), the husband of  Louise Barrett nee Peithmann, died on August 14, 2010 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. He had suffered from cancer.  He leaves his widow, four children, nine grandchildren and fice great-grandchildren.

June 7th, 2010 Winona Cocking Peithmann (table 22) died


On June 7, 2010, Winona Cocking Peithmann, the widow of the late Ortheldo Peithmann (table 22), passed away. Winona or Nonie as she was known among her loving family and many friends had started as a teacher.

June 23rd, 2009 Allen Ernst Peithmann (table 20) died


On June 23, 2009, Allen Ernst Peithmann (table 20) died at the age of 67 in Tyler,Texas leaving his wife Nancy and his son Allen Ernst. The German Peithmanns who had participated in a family reunion in Hebron/Nebraska in 1968 had met Allen and his wife there. They regret his death together with his own family.— Kansas State University‘s basketballteam Wildcats remember Allen as a most successful guard from 1960 until 1963.

Sept. 30th, 2007 Lois Jean Wilson (table 23) died


On September 30th, 2007, Lois Jean Bauernfeind Wilson (table 23), mother of Lynn Peithmann Stock, grandmother of Michael Stock, died in Richfield, North Carolina. Lois had attended the Peithmann family reunion in Stadthagen in 1980 together with her former husband Russell Irvin Peithmann, their daughter Lynn and her parents. Many of us met Lois at that occasion and liked her immediately. She will be missed not only by her family in the USA but also by her relatives in Germany.

June 8th, 2007 Wesley Arthur Brink (table 22) died


On June 8, 2007,  Wesley Arthur Brink (table 22) ,  the beloved husband of Muriel Brink née Peithmann, passed away in Belleville (Illinois).

February 7th, 2007 Clyde Pope Orr (table 22) died


On February 7, 2007 Ortheldo‘s brother-in-law Clyde Pope Orr (table 22) died. Many German Peit(h)man relatives had met Clyde Orr in St. Louis and they all liked him very much. He was always very interested in  contacts with the German relatives of his wife.

October 3th, 2006, Ortheldo Peithmann (table 22) died


On October 13, 2006, Ortheldo Arthur Peithmann (table 22), lawyer in Farmer City, Illinois, died. Ortheldo had always been proud of his German roots, and he had met his German relatives during visits on both sides of the Atlantic.


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