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Irene Elizabeth Bortscheller
Irene Elizabeth Bortscheller
Thursday, May 18, 1916 - Friday, July 25, 2014
Irene Elizabeth Bortscheller, the daughter of Fred and Matilda (Wilberding) Rupp, was born May 18, 1916, in Cherokee, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent near Maryhill where she attended Visitation School. She graduated from Immaculate Conception Catholic High School. She then attended junior colle...
Nicholas 'Nick' Volkert
Nicholas 'Nick' Volkert
Tuesday, November 01, 1988 - Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Nicholas Dean Volkert, the son of Carolyn (Mitchell) Wright and Larry Volkert, was born November 1, 1988, in Cherokee, IA. His childhood years were spent in Quimby, IA, where he attended River Valley School until his junior year. He graduated from Washington High School in Cherokee in 2007. Nick l...
Merlin 'Mert' Ballantyne
Merlin 'Mert' Ballantyne
Saturday, January 17, 1931 - Saturday, July 05, 2014
Merlin was born January 17th, 1931 in Cherokee to Walter and Gladys (Leonard) Ballantyne. He graduated from Wilson High School in Cherokee in 1950. In 1952, Merlin joined the United States Army and was stationed in Heidelberg, Germany. After honorably completing his service in 1954, he returned t...
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