Anna Catherine Bunkers
b. 10 October 1879, d. 29 September 1941
|Father||Henry Bunkers b. 25 Nov 1848, d. 15 Feb 1924|
|Mother||Barbara Simmerl b. 30 Dec 1856, d. 4 Feb 1943|
|Relationship||Granddaughter of Herman Theodore Bunkers|
|Appears on charts||Descendants (with spouses) of Herman Theodore Bunkers|
|In Family Line||Bunkers|
|Name Variation||Anna Catherine Bunkers was also known as Catherine Mary Bunkers.|
|Birth||10 Oct 1879||She was born on 10 Oct 1879 in Luxemburg, Dubuque County, Iowa.|
|Jun 1880||Anna appeared in the 1880 Federal Census of Liberty, Dubuque County, Iowa, as Katharina Bneuker, in the household of her parents, Barbara and Henry Bunkers. She is a single white female, age 8/12, born in December. Daughter of head of household. Occupation is at home. She and her father were born in Iowa, her mother was born in Luxemburg.|
|Marriage||20 Feb 1900||Anna Catherine Bunkers and John William Graff, son of Theodore Graff and Mary Treinen, were married on 20 Feb 1900 in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Granville, Sioux County, Iowa.|
(Spouse of Head)
|5 Jun 1900||Anna appeared in the 1900 Federal Census of Caledonia Township, O'Brien County, Iowa, as Catharine Graff, with her husband, John William Graff. She is a married white female, age 20. Wife of head of household. Born October 1879. Married 0 years. She was born in Iowa. Her father was born in Iowa. Her mother was born in Germany. She can read, write, and speak English.|
(Spouse of Head)
|7 May 1910||Anna appeared in the 1910 Federal Census of Caledonia Township, O'Brien County, Iowa, as Catherine Graff, with her husband, John William Graff, and their children, Joseph, Barbara, Florence, Milo and Gertrude. She is a married white female, age 30. Wife of head of household. Married 10 years. Mother of 5 children, 5 still living. She was born in Iowa. Her mother and father were born in Iowa. She can speak English. She has no occupation. She can read and write.|
(Spouse of Head)
|14 Jan 1920||Anna appeared in the 1920 Federal Census of Caledonia Township, O'Brien County, Iowa, as Katty A. Graff, with her husband, John William Graff, and their children, Joseph, Barbara, Florence, Milo, Gertrude, Magnus, Marie, Otto and Charlotte.|
|Residence||1924||In 1924 Anna Catherine Bunkers and John William Graff lived in Caledonia, O'Brien County, Iowa; owned 231 acres, section 5.|
|Death||29 Sep 1941||Anna Catherine Bunkers died on 29 Sep 1941 in Granville, Sioux County, Iowa, at age 61. Cause of death: Stomach cancer.|
|Obituary||Sep 1941||Anna Catherine Bunkers's obituary appeared in the Mrs. Catherine Graff of Granville passed away at her home Monday, September 29 after and illness of two months.|
Funeral services will be held Thurdsay, October 2, at St. Joseph's Church in Granville. Solemn Requiem Mass will be sung by Rev. J. J. Dalhoff, with Msgr. Schemmel of Remsen acting as Deacon and Father Sylvester Grady of Schaller as Subdeacon. Father Clemons Knobbe will be Master of Ceremonies. Bearers will be Adolph Fischer, Arnold Nemmers, Anton Hunt, Frank Beckman, Jerome Grady and Joseph Blatt. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery at Granville.
Mrs. Graff had lived in the Granville area most of her life, coming there as a child. Her parents were Henry Bunkers and Barbara Youngbluth Bunkers. She was born October 10, 1879, in Iowa and passed away at the age of 61 years, 11 months and 19 days. On February 20, 1900, she was married to John w. Graff by Father Stromberg, the ceremony taking place at Granville. Mr. Graff preceded her in death on April 5, 1925. One daughter Geraldine died on December 8, 1923.
Surviving are four sons and five daughters: Joseph of Spirit Lake, Barbara (Mrs. J. S. Jacobs) of Granville, Florence (Mrs. A. J. Miller) of Granville, Milo of Granville, Gertrude (Mrs. R. B. Schilmoeller) of Granville, Magnus of Hospers, Bernice (Mrs. E. J. O'Herron) of Storm Lake, Otto of Granville and Charlotte (Mrs. Bert Ballard) of Granville; her mother, Mrs. Barbara Bunkers of Granville, three brothers: John Bunkers of Garretson, S.D., Anton Bunkers of Madison, Minn., and Emil Bunkers of Dell Rapids, S.D; two sisters: Mrs. Joseph Bachman of Granville and Edmunda Bunkers of Des Moines; also 21 grandchildren.
Mrs. Graff was a member of the Christian Mothers Society of the Catholic Church and was a woman held in the highest esteem by all.
(This obituary appeared in the Granville area newspaper, September 1941.) on Sep 1941.
|Burial||after 29 Sep 1941||She was buried after 29 Sep 1941 in Saint Joseph's Catholic Church Cemetery, located in Granville, Sioux County, Iowa.|
Children of Anna Catherine Bunkers and John William Graff
|All known children of Anna Catherine Bunkers and John William Graff are deceased.|