Edwin August Albert Starkebaum
1888 — 1972
It is likely that this obituary was published in the Higginsville Advance, of Higginsville, Missouri.
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Edwin August Starkebaum
Edwin August Albert Starkebaum, age 83, of Higginsville, died Wednesday, January 19, 1972 at the Meyer Nursing Home in Higginsville. He was born November 15, 1888 in Higginsville. He was married to Martha Charlotte Meyer on June 1, 1916. He was engaged in farming until retirement in 1965. He was a member of Salem United Church of Christ, a past member of the church board, past member of the Elm Grove school board and the Elevator Board of Mayview.
He leaves his wife of the home; a daughter, Mrs. Lester Lieser, Higginsville; a sister, Mrs. Theodore Tempel, Higginsville; and two grandchildren.
The funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 22 at Salem United Church of Christ. Rev. Orval L. E. Willimann conducted the service. Miss Elsie Bleckschmidt was the organist.
Pallbearers included Boyd N. Foulds, Carl Starke, Jack Gray, Otto Schowengerdt, John Knehans, Sam Sanders, Albert Goetz and Charles W. Pool.
Burial was in the Salem Church Cemetery. Friends called at the Wiegers Funeral Home Friday evening.
Edwin August Albert Starkebaum's family
Martha Charlotte Meyer's family
Details of Martha's birth family are not currently known. She was born in 1892 and died in 1976.