Harry Elmer Koepke

Male 1898 - 1972  (73 years)


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  • Name Harry Elmer Koepke 
    Born 25 Aug 1898  Denver, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Jul 1972  Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1003  Petersen-de Lanskoy
    Last Modified 17 Mar 2014 

    Family Mary Helen Fredricka Petersen,   b. 31 Mar 1904, Stuart, Deer Lodge, Montana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1987, Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 20 Aug 1924  Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Living
    +2. Living
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F63  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • RESEARCH_NOTES:
      1. 1930 US: 4th Ward, 32nd Precinct, Ogden, Weber, Utah, 252B, 12 Apr 1930:
      Pete Peterson, owns home worth $5,000, 59, m. at 26 years, Den Den Den, emigrated 1879, hardware salesman.
      Mary A. 53, m. at 20 years, UT Eng Eng.
      Thelma Hansen, dau., 23, m., m. at 21, UT Den UT.
      Warner Hansen, grandson, 11/12, UT US UT.
      Harry E. Koepke, rents at $20, 31, m. at 26, Colorado Michigan Kansas, railroad carpenter.
      Helen F. Koepke, wife, 26, m. at 20, Montana Den UT.
      Joyce Koepke, dau., 4 5/12?, UT CO MT.

      BIOGRAPHY:
      1. Tombstone reports "F1 U.S. Navy WW1."

      BIRTH:
      1. Per obituary.

      2. Per cemetery record cited below.

      3. Variant birthplace is reported in the Online Ordinance Index: 25 Aug 1898 at Rocky Ford, Otero, Colorado. Parents are noted as William Ernest Koepke and Matilda Adeline Greene. This entry is quite modern in 1998 at the Vernal temple.

      MARRIAGE:
      1. Per obituary.

      DEATH:
      1. Tombstone in Ogden Utah Pioneer Cemetery shows birth as 25 Aug 1898 and death as 8 Jul 1972. Approximately 18 total relatives (Osbornes, Burnhopes, Petersens, McCarrels, and Koepkes) buried in near proximity.

      2. Ogden City Cemetery online: Harry Elmer Koepke, b. 25 Aug 1898 at Denver, CO, d. 8 Jul 1972 at Ogden, UT, parents are William Earnest Koepke and Matilda Greene, bur. D-4-14-1E.

      OBITUARY:
      1. "Harry Elmer Koepke, 73, of 1156 Capital, died Saturday night at his home of a heart attack. Mr. Koepke was born Aug. 25, 1898, in Denver, Col., a son of William Earnest and Matilda Green Koepke. He was married to Helen F. Petersen on Aug. 20, 1924, in Ogden. He had worked as a carpenter for the railroad, and had been employed by Del Monte Canning Co. for 30 years, retiring in 1965. He served with the Navy during World War 1. He was educated in Denver, Colo., and came to Ogden 50 years ago. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and former member of Woodmen of the World and Moose Lodge. Surviving are his widow of Ogden; two daughters, Mrs. Dick (Joyce) Ackley, Vancouver, Wash.; Mrs. LaRae McCarrel, Chula Vista, Calif.; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild; one sister, Mrs. Nina Shlop, Baldwin Park, Calif. Funeral services will be announced by Lindquist and Sons Mortuary." Ogden Standard-Examiner, Mon., 10 Jul 1972, photo accompanies obituary.