Sunday, January 23, 2011

Victor Alfred and Norine Mary (Albus) Wurm

Victor Alfred Wurm, son of Isidor and Anna Celia (Steinmetz) Wurm, was born in 1906 and died 16 Sept 1957.  He married Norine Mary Albus 16 Feb 1926 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Bascom, Seneca County, Ohio.  She was born 25 Dec 1906 at Berwick, Ohio to Nicholas and Anna Catherine (Thom) Albus and died 6 June 1998 at Tiffin, Ohio.

Gravestone of Victor A. and Norine M. (Albus) Wurm - St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio

Obituary of Norine M. (Albus) Wurm - Advertiser Tribune, Tiffin, Ohio, 10 June 1998, page 5A
"Norine M. Wurm, 91, formerly of 255 Gross St., died at 6:30 a.m. Monday, June 6, 1998, in St. Francis Home, Tiffin.

She was born in Seneca County, Dec. 25, 1906, the daughter of Nicholas and Catherine (Thom) Albus.  Her husband, Victor A. Wurm, whom she married Feb. 16, 1926 in St. Patrick Church, Bascom, died Sept. 16, 1957.

Surviving are a son, Michael Wurm of Dunstable, Mass.; five daughters, Mrs. Dean (Kathleen) Klopp and Mrs. James (M. Janet) Altweis, both of Sun City West, Ariz., Mrs. Thomas (Margaret) Warnement and Mrs. Richard (Nancy) Warnement, both of Tiffin and Mrs. Dorothy Company-Carlson of Henderson, Nev.; 25 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren and a great-great-granddaughter.

Four brothers, Victor, Edward, Arthur and Norman Albus; an infant sister, Corine Albus; and a grandson, Thomas Warnement II, are deceased.

Mrs. Wurm, a former Grey Lady for the American Red Cross, retired from St. Joseph School, where she worked as a cafeteria worker for more than 12 years.

A life-long Seneca County resident, she was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, its Altar Rosary Society, the Daughters of Isabella and its St. Agnes Circle.

A funeral Mass in St. Francis Home Chapel, 182 St. Francis Ave., will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, with the Rev. Richard Dunn as celebrant.  Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.  Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the Hannay-Traunero Funeral Home and at St. Francis Home Chapel one hour prior to the Mass on Friday.  Memorials may be made to St. Francis Home or Calvert Foundation."

Victor Alfred and Norine Mary (Albus) Wurm had eight children:
1 - male Wurm, a twin, was stillborn 19 July 1926 in Seneca County, Ohio
2 - male Wurm, a twin, was stillborn 19 July 1926 in Seneca County, Ohio
3 - Kathleen Ann Wurm (living individual)
4 - Margaret Cecelia Wurm (living individual)
5 - Dorothy Jean Wurm (living individual)
6 - Nancy Louise Wurm (living individual)
7 - Mary Janet Wurm (living individual)
8 - Michael Victor Wurm (living individual)

Franklin Charles and Gertrude Ann (Wurm) Niedermier

Gertrude Ann Wurm, daughter of Isidor and Anna Celia (Steinmetz) Wurm, was born 12 Oct 1900 and died 9 July 1972.  She married Franklin Charles "Frank" Niedermier 4 March 1924.  He was born 20 May 1896 in Cranberry Township, Crawford County, Ohio to Joseph and Rose (Biglin) Niedermier and died 26 July 1978 at Tiffin, Ohio.

Gravestone of Franklin C. and Gertrude A. (Wurm) Niedermier - St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery, New Washington, Crawford County, Ohio

Franklin Charles and Gertrude Ann (Wurm) Niedermier had eight children:
1 - Freda Marie Niedermier, twin to Fern, was born and died 14 Nov 1924.
2 - Fern Niedermier, twin to Freda, was born and died 14 Nov 1924.
3 - Freda Marie Niedermier (living individual)
4 - Mary Joanne Niedermier (living individual)
5 - Marilyn Ann Niedermier (1930-2003)
6 - Madonna Carol Niedermier (living individual)
7 - Janice Marlene Niedermier (living individual)
8 - Kenneth Franklin Niedermier (1940-2008)

Family of Richard Alphonse Wurm

Richard Alphonse Wurm, son of Isidor and Anna Celia (Steinmetz) Wurm, was born 25 Nov 1895 and died 25 March 1976 at Dallas Texas.  He married Irene Isabel Unser 17 Feb 1919.  Irene was born 7 April 1897 in Hopewell Township, Seneca County, Ohio to Daniel and Anna (Phillips) Unser and died 29 Dec 1928 in Tiffin, Ohio.  Richard's second marriage was after 1930 to Ruth - .  His third marriage was on 29 April 1942 to Esther M. (Schoenberger) Sours.   Ester was born 20 July 1898 in Wyandot County, Ohio to Michael J. and Christina (Sturig) Schoenberger and died 26 August 1988 at Tiffin, Ohio.  She had been previously married to Arthur Sours.  Richard's fourth marriage was on 7 Feb 1949 at Norwalk, Ohio to Mary Pauline (Hepperly) Kagy.  Mary was born 2 Jan 1909 in Scipio Township, Seneca County, Ohio to William and Ruth (Ruehle) Happerly and died 24 May 2001 at Attica, Ohio.  Richard and Mary divorced before 1954.  Richard's fifth marriage was on 19 Oct 1956 at Sandusky, Ohio to Lillian M. (Mason) Fennell. Lillian was born 19 July 1902 at Lovette, Georgia to Robert and Lizzie (Hutchinson) Mason.  She had been previously married to Dewey S. Fennell, who died in 1930.  Richard and Lillian divorced in February, 1958.

Obituary of Irene Isabel (Unser) Wurm - Tiffin Tribune, Tiffin, Ohio, 29 Dec 1928, page 5 column 2
Mrs. Irene Isabel Wurm, 31, wife of Richard Wurm, living north of Tiffin, died this morning at 6:30 o'clock in Mercy hospital following an illness of five days, brought on by influenza.

Pneumonia rapidly developed and as a last chance Mrs. Wurm was brought to Mercy hospital for treatment.  She had been at the hospital two days.

She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Unser and was born April 7, 1897 in Hopewell township, five miles west of Tiffin on the Findlay road.  She was married to Mr. Wurm Feb. 17, 1919.  Since then they resides five miles north of Tiffin near the Umstead bridge.

Besides her husband and her parents, Mrs. Wurm leaves five children; Richard Junior, Alice, Clarence, William and Patrick, all at home.  Irvin Unser of Hopewell township is a brother.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at ten o'clock in St. Mary's church.  Interment will be in the parish cemetery."

Richard Alphonse and Irene Isabel (Unser) Wurm had six children.  Following the death of their mother, these six children were placed in St. Francis Orphanage at Tiffin, Ohio:
1 - Richard Arnold Wurm (about 1921-)
2 - Mary Alice "Sr. Mary Gregory" Wurm was born 5 August 1922 at Tiffin, Ohio and died 19 April 2001 in Montgomery County, Ohio.  She was a Catholic nun.
3 - Clarence Daniel "Jim" Wurm (1924-1996)
4 - William Liguori "Billy" Wurm was born 28 Sept 1925 in Liberty Township, Seneca County, Ohio.  It is unknown if Billy died in childhood or was adopted out of the orphanage.
5 - Linus Patrick O'Leary Wurm was born 17 Oct 1926 at Tiffin, Ohio and died 11 Feb 1930 at Tiffin, Ohio.  He is buried in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery at Tiffin.
6 - James L. Wurm was born 26 Oct 1927 in Liberty Township, Seneca County, Ohio and died 21 Dec 1927 at Tiffin, Ohio.

Linus Urban & Lillian Margaret (Heydinger) Wurm

Linus Urban Wurm, son of Isidor and Anna Celia (Steinmetz) Wurm, was born 27 July 1888 in Venice Township, Seneca County, Ohio and died 17 July 1957 at New Washington, Crawford County, Ohio.  He married Lillian Margaret Heydinger 18 Feb 1914 at St. Bernards Catholic Church in New Washington, Ohio.  She was born 13 March 1891 at New Washington, Crawford County, Ohio to Peter and Rose (Sheibley) Heydinger and died 26 August 1986 at Tiffin, Ohio.

Gravesteon of Linus Urban and Lillian Margaret (Heydinger) Wurm - St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery, New Washington, Crawford County, Ohio

Obituary of Linus Urban Wurm - Telegraph-Forum, Bucyrus, Ohio, from microfilmed obituary file at the Bucyrus Public Library
"NEW WASHINGTON - Funeral services will be held Friday at 9:30 a.m. in St. Bernard's Catholic Church at New Washington for Linus Urban Wurm, 69, who died at his residence on Bucyrus St. this morning at 12:15 a.m. of cancer.  He had been in ill health for the past year and a half and critically ill for six weeks.

Born July 27, 1888 at St. Stephens, he was the son of Isidor and Celia Steinmetz Wurm and was married to Lillian Heydinger Feb. 18, 1914 in New Washington.

His wife survives along with three sons, Vincent and Urban of Tiffin and Eugene of Lorain; one daughter, Mrs. Robert Nevius of Tiffin, two brothers, Richard and Victor of Tiffin, and one sister, Mrs. Frank Niedermier of New Washington.  Also surviving are 11 grandchildren.

He was a member of the St. Bernard's Church and Rev. Fr. Nicholas Traunero will officiate at the services with burial in St. Bernard's Cemetery.  Calling hours are after 7 p.m. this evening in the Secor Funeral Home."

Linus Urban and Lillian Margaret (Heydinger) Wurm had five children:
1 - Vincent Peter Wurm (1914-1973)
2 - John Frederick Wurm was born 25 July 1917 and died 20 Dec 1944 in Luxembourg, Germany.  He married Estelle Easley 3 Dec. 1943 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Tyler, Texas.  She was born about 1914 to William Walter and Matilda O. (Butler) Easley.
3 - Eugene Linus Wurm (living invidiual)
4 - Jeanette Cecilia Wurm (1923-1998)
5 - Urban Otto Wurm (1925-2002)

Sunday, January 2, 2011

Julius Florian & Cecelia Magdalene (Weithman) Wurm

Julius Florian Wurm, son of Isidor and Anna Celia (Steinmetz) Wurm, was born 8 Oct 1886 at St. Stephen, Seneca County, Ohio and died 18 March 1929 at Bucyrus, Ohio.  He married Cecelia Magdalene Weithman 11 Jan 1910.  She was born 18 Aug 1889 to Donatus N. and Elizabeth A. (Durnwald) Weithman and died 1 Oct 1941 in Crawford County, Ohio.

Grave of Julius F. and Cecelia M. (Weithman) Wurm - St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery, New Washington, Crawford County, Ohio

 Julius Florian and Cecelia Magdalene (Weithman) Wurm had four children:

Grave of Louis Clement Wurm -
St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery,
New Washington, Crawford County, Ohio
1 - Albert Bernard Wurm (1910-1956)
2 - Carmelita Delores Germaina Wurm (1912-2001)
3 - Louis Clement Vincent Sylvester Wurm was born 25 Aug 1915 at New Washington, Crawford County, Ohio and died 15 July 1917.  He was baptised at St. Bernard Catholic Church in New Washington, Ohio on 29 auguat 1915.  Sponsors were Alois Weithman and Bertha Hiler.  Clement is buried in St. Bernard's Catholic Cemetery at New Washington, Ohio.
4 - Rose Mary Wurm (1919-1990)

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Ellsworth Clement & Ellen M. (Whalen) Wurm

Ellsworth Clement Wurm, son of Otto Virgel and Gabriella Anna (Owen) Wurm, was born 9 March 1889 at Bloomville, Seneca County, Ohio and died 1 Aug. 1967 at Des Moines, Iowa.  He married Ellen M. Whalen 5 June 1912 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Schaller, Iowa.  Ellen was born 13 June 1890 in Iowa to Edward and Mary (-) Whalen and died in August 1980 at Des Moines, Iowa.  Ellsworth and Ellen lived at Storm Lake, Iowa and later Des Moines, Iowa.  They are buried in Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines, Iowa.

Obituary of Ellsworth C. Wurm - Des Moines Register, Des Moines, Iowa, 3 August 1967, Page 16
"Services for Ellsworth C. Wurm, 78, of 1411 Nineteenth St., who died Tuesday after a cerebral hemorrhage at the Grayson Nursing Home, will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday in St. John's Catholic Church.  Burial will be at Glendale Cemetery.

Mr. Wurm, who had been ill for 5 1/2 months, was born in Bloomville, Ohio.  He had resided in Des Moines for 19 years after previously making his home in Storm Lake.  He was a retired carpenter.

Survivors include his wife, Ellen; two sons, Leo of Des Moines and Joseph of Wilmington, Delaware; two daughters, Mrs. Helen Anderson of Des Moines and Mrs. Cy Vilhauer of Fremont, Calif.; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

The rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. today at the Caldwell-Brien Funeral Home."

Ellsworth Clement and Ellen M. (Whalen) Wurm had five children:

1 - Estelle M. Wurm was born about 1913 in Iowa.  She died before 1967.
2 - Helen M. Wurm was born about 1916 in Iowa.  She married - Anderson.
3 - Leo Ellsworth Wurm (1922-1972)
4 - Mary Rose Wurm was born 13 Jan 1924 in Iowa and died 1 May 1995 in Santa Clara County, California.  Mary married Clarence "Cy" Vilhauer in 1962 and they divorced in 1968.  Cy was born 21 Nov. 1919 and died 14 March 2005 at San Francisco, California.
5 - Joseph Leo Wurm (about 1926-)

Lewis Alvin & Carrie Edna (Trucks) Wurm

Lewis Alvin Wurm, son of Otto Virgel and Gabriella Anna (Owen) Wurm, was born 9 Dec 1883 in Bloom Township, Seneca County, Ohio.  He married Carrie Edna Trucks about 1910.  Carrie was born in July 1883 in Iowa to William and Sarah J. (Lovell) Trucks and died 20 May 1929 in Calhoun County, Iowa.  Carrie and her children later changed their surname to Wurn. 

Gravestone of Carrie (Trucks) Wurn - Lake Creek Cemetery, Calhoun County, Iowa

Lewis Alvin and Carrie Edna (Trucks) Wurm/Wurn had four known children:

Gravestone of Esther N. (Wurn) Peebles -
Lake Creek Cemetery, Calhoun County, Iowa
1 - Esther Naomi Wurn was born 6 Aug 1909 in Iowa and died 29 Sept 1982 at Lake City, Iowa.  She married - Peebles.  Esther is buried in Lake Creek Cemetery in Calhoun County, Iowa.
2 - Lois Fern Wurn (1911-1984)
3 - Walter Wayne Wurn (1913-1987)
4 - Eileen Wurn (about 1926-)

Elmer Albert & Dorothy Christine (Wurm) Dehnhard

Dorothy Christine Wurm, daughter of Philip John and Elizabeth (Missig) Wurm, was born 6 Nov 1888 and died 6 Dec. 1959.  She married Elmer Albert Dehnhard.  Elmer was born 28 Jan 1885 to Adam and Anna (Dick) Dehnhard and died 14 Dec 1950 at Elyria, Ohio.  Elmer and Dorothy divorced sometime between 1924 and 1938.

Obituary of Dorothy C. (Wurm) Dehnhard - Sandusky Register, Sandusky, Ohio, 7 Dec 1959, page 10
"Mrs. Dorothy C. Dehnhard, 71, a resident of 614 E. Washington St., died Sunday morning in the Norwood Chronic Hospital, Fitchville, after a lengthy illness.

Mrs. Dehnhard was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Church.

Surviving are two daughters, Miss Mary Dehnhard and Mrs. Robert Gray, both Sandusky; three grandchildren; two brothers, Arnold B. Wurnelle, Kansas City, Mo. and Carl P. Wurnelle, Sandusky; two sisters, Mrs. Bessie Ranker, Elyria and Mrs. Theresa Enis, Phoenix, Ariz. and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call after 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Charles J. Andres Sons' Funeral Home, where the Rev. William Sullivan will recite the Rosary at 8 p.m. Tuesday.  Funeral services are to be held at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home and 9 a.m. in SS. Peter and Paul Church, Father Sullivan officiating.  Burial is to be in St. Joseph's Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy, if desired, may be made to a favorite charity."

Elmer Albert and Dorothy Christine (Wurm) Dehnhard had one child:
1 - Mary E. Dehnhard was born 11 Sept 1905 at Sandusky, Ohio and died 19 July 1975 in Huron County, Ohio.  Her birth record at the Erie County Probate Court lists her name as Lamont Dehnhard.  She never married.

(Note - Dorothy's obituary lists a second surviving daughter, Mrs. Robert Gray, however I have been unable to verify this daughter's identity.  Erie County birth records do not include any other child other than Mary/Lamont born to Elmer and Dorothy.  Mary is also the only child enumerated with Dorothy in the 1910 and 1920 censuses.)