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Personal data Lawrence John Brunkhorst 

Household of Lawrence John Brunkhorst

He is married to Lillian Marie Schroeder.

on November 28, 1940 at Fairmount, Richland Co, ND, he was 26 years old.


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Notes about Lawrence John Brunkhorst

Lawrence Brunkhorst, 82, died Wednesday, March 26, 1997 at St. Francis Medical Center in Breckenridge.
Lawrence John Brunkhorst was born on September 9, 1914 in Summit Township near Tyler, ND, the son of John and Ella (Knackendoffel) Brunkhorst. He grew up and attended rural schools in Summit township and helped out on the family farm. He worked with Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) near Itasca for a couple years. On November 28, 1940 he was united in marriage to Lillian Schroeder in Fairmount, ND at St. Anthony's Catholic Church. The couple moved to Wahpeton where they raised their family. Lawrence worked for Leach-Gamble in Wahpeton before he started working for Stoudt Motors and later Cliff Lober Ford, retiring in 1980 after 39 years of service with the two firms. He continued to live in Wahpeton working on small motor repair at his home.
He was a member of St. John's Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, and Eagles. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking and making items for his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter Lila Kerzman; sisters Lydia Hermes and Elsie Baldow; brothers Ray, Harry, Hank, Clem, Bill, Ed and two in infancy.
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  • The temperature on March 26, 1997 was between 5.3 °C and 13.0 °C and averaged 9.8 °C. There was 2.1 mm of rain during 2.4 hours. The almost completely overcast was. The average windspeed was 4 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the southwest. Source: KNMI
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