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Name Damme, Herman H., 1900-1939
Othernames Damme, Herman H.
Born 12/19/1900
Birthplace Lorton, NE
Places of residence Otoe County, NE
Havre, MT
Father Damme, H.C.H.
Mother Brune, Mary Katherine
Notes Herman H. Damme Dies in Montana

The body of Herman H. Damme was brought from Havre, Mont., last week for burial in the McWilliams cemetery. Funeral services were held at the McWilliams Evangelical Church Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Mr. Damme was 38 years old at the time of his death, which was caused the previous Sunday by a heart ailment.

He was born in Lorton and was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman C. H. Damme, now of Silver Creek. The family moved from Lorton and number of years ago, where Mr. Damme senior operated a store. The immediate relatives of the deceased are his parents, two sisters, Mrs.Charlotte Longnecker, of East Chicago, Ind.; and Edna Damme of Lincoln; five brothers, Edwin and Elmer of Sioux City, Iowa; George of Silver Creek; Oscar of Grand Island; and Alvin of Denison, Iowa.

Pallbearers were his five brothers and William Damme, a cousin, of Talmage. Rev. Max Strassburg, the McWilliams pastor,was in charge of the services.

Source: The Talmage Tribune, 15 Jun 1939
Relationships Damme, Alvin (brother)
Damme, Oscar (brother)
Damme, Elmer (brother)
Damme, George (brother)
Damme, Edwin (brother)
Damme, Johanna (sister)
Longnecker, Charlotte Damme (sister)
Layton, Edna Damme (sister)
Deceased 06/04/1939
Deceased where Havre, MT

Associated Records

Image of 11744-144 - Quilt, German Evangelical Church, Lorton, NE

11744-144 - Quilt, German Evangelical Church, Lorton, NE

White quilt made up of 25 blocks. The center block depicts a sideview of a church and steeple stitched in red thread. Above the church red lettering reads "Mc Williams Prct. / Otoe County / Lorton Nebr / U.S.A." Beneath the church red lettering reads "Ger. Evang. St. Johannes. 1885." The other 24 blocks of the quilt have 24 signatures stitched in red thread on each. The signatures on each square are arranged in a circular pattern around a central cloud-like shape. The quilt has white backing and self binding.