Gertrude M. Graff
b. 14 October 1909, d. 18 July 1989
|Father||John William Graff b. 26 Jun 1876, d. 5 Apr 1925|
|Mother||Anna Catherine Bunkers b. 10 Oct 1879, d. 29 Sep 1941|
|Relationship||Great-granddaughter of Herman Theodore Bunkers|
|Appears on charts||Descendants (with spouses) of Herman Theodore Bunkers|
|In Family Line||Bunkers|
|Name Variation||Gertrude M. Graff was also known as Trudy.|
|Birth||14 Oct 1909||She was born on 14 Oct 1909 in Caledonia Township, O'Brien County, Iowa.|
|7 May 1910||Gertrude appeared in the 1910 Federal Census of Caledonia Township, O'Brien County, Iowa, as Gertrude Graff, in the household of her parents, Anna and John William Graff. She is a single white female, age 6/12. Daughter of head of household. She was born in Iowa. Her father was born in Minnesota, her mother in Iowa.|
|14 Jan 1920||Gertrude appeared in the 1920 Federal Census of Caledonia Township, O'Brien County, Iowa, as Gertrude M. Graff, in the household of her parents, Anna and John William Graff.|
|1924||Gertrude M. Graff lived with John William Graff and Anna Catherine Bunkers in 1924 in Caledonia, O'Brien County, Iowa; owned 231 acres, section 5.|
|Marriage||18 Jan 1932||Gertrude M. Graff and Raymond B. Schilmoeller, son of Herman Schilmoeller and Elizabeth Meis, were married on 18 Jan 1932 in Granville, Sioux County, Iowa.|
|Death||18 Jul 1989||Gertrude M. Graff died on 18 Jul 1989 in Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, at age 79. Cause of death: cancer.|
|Obituary||after 18 Jul 1989||Gertrude M. Graff's obituary appeared in the |
Obituary: Trudy Schilmoeller
Trudy (Gertrude) M. Schilmoeller of rural Algona, formerly of Granville, died Tuesday, July 19 at Mason City after a short illiness of cancer.
The funeral Mass was celebrated by Rev. Ben Jensen on Friday in St. Cecelia's Catholic Church. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery with the Geilenfeld-Murphy-Schaaf Funeral Service in charge.
Trudy Graff, daughter of John and Catherine Bunkers Graff, was born in Granville on Oct. 14, 1909. She was a graduate of St. Mary's Academy iin Alton and attended business school in Sioux City. She worked for an attorney in Orange City.
Trudy was married to Raymond Schilmoeller at Granville on Jan. 18, 1932. The Schilmoellers farmed for a time in the Granville area and in the spring of 1943 they moved to Algona where they also farmed. Mrs. Schilmoeller worked 17 years for Hutzell's School and Office Supply in Algona, retiring in 1972.
She was a member of St. Cecelia's Church, C.D. of A., the Legion of Mary, Kossuth County Hospital Auxiliary and active in the Algona Senior Citizens for which she was a trustee of the Center.
She is survived by her husband, Ray and four children; Cordell of Atlanta, Ga., Carol (Mrs. George) Hemmen of Algona, Cecil of Lee's Summit, Mo., and Lloyd of Algona; 16 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren; a brother Otto Graff of Cedar Rapids, and two sisters, Florence Miller of Granville and Bernice Hassmann of Warner Robins, Ga.
She was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.
(This article appeared in the Algona, Iowa, area newspaper July 1989.) on after 18 Jul 1989.
|Burial||21 Jul 1989||She was buried on 21 Jul 1989, age 79, in Calvary Cemetery, located in Algona, Kossuth County, Iowa, in Geilenfeld-Murphy-Schaaf Funeral Service handled the funeral.|
Children of Gertrude M. Graff and Raymond B. Schilmoeller
|4 known children of Gertrude M. Graff and Raymond B. Schilmoeller may still be living.|