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Carl M. Otremba

Male 1908 - 1985  (76 years)


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  • Name Carl M. Otremba  [1
    Born 8 May 1908  Alpha, Golden Valley, North Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 22 Jun 1910  Twp 137 Range 104, Billings, North Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    1910 US Federal 
    • in the Charley Otramba household. Enumerated were Charley. (head) age 50; Mary (wife) age 33; Frances (daugher) age 11; Gertrude (daughter) age 9; Mamie O (daughter) age 7; Hellen (daughter) age 5; Carl (son) age 2.
    Died 16 Jan 1985  Beach, Golden Valley, North Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • The following obituary of Carl Otremba appeared on page 3 of the Wednesday, January 30, 1985 edition of the Golden Valley News [Beach, ND]: "Carl Otremba "Carl Otremba, 76, a lifelong resident and farmer of the Alpha community, died Jan. 16 at Golden Valley County Hospital, Beach. "The funeral was said Jan. 19 at St. Mary`s Catholic Church, Golva. Burial was in St. Mary`s Cemetery, Golva. "Pallbearers were Maynard Scherman, Bud Sonnek, Warren irons, Don Maus, Russell Scherman and Marvin Scherman. Celebrant was Fr. Jerome Schonmer. "The son of Charley and Mary Otremba, he was born, raised and educated in Alpha. He married Antonette Leoncelli Nov. 22, 1958 in Golva. "He was an avid sports fan, member of Golva Knights of Columbus, and St. Mary`s Catholic Church. "Survivors include his wife, a stepdaughter, Barbara Russell of Yorkville, Ohio; four sisters, Mamie Scherman of Golva, and Helen Sonnek, Bernice Szudera and Louise Nistler, all of Beach; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. "He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Lillian, Frances and Gertrude; and one daughter, Virginia Brown." Note: Per North Dakota Vital Records, Carl Otremba was married for a period of time to a Grace P. Rose, by whom he had the daughter Virginia Brown (born April 10, 1938 in Beach) mentioned in the obituary. Their marriage took place in Golden Valley County on April 1, 1935. Grace was born Grace Pauline Whitaker in Indiana, and she had been married previously to a man with the last name of Rose, by whom she had a son Donald Bert Rose born on April 28, 1930. Based on Carl`s daughter Virginia`s 1984 obituary, it appears that Grace and her children left for Big Creek, California around 1950. It is said by relatives that his first wife Grace and child resided much of their life in California, although Virginia would return to North Dakota to visit and live on occasionally. Virginia married a Roland Brown from Fresno, California, and they returned to the Alpha/Sentinel Butte, North Dakota area to live in the late 1950`s. Carl`s first wife Grace Pauline Otremba returned to live out her years following retirement in Beach, North Dakota, and she died in a Bismarck, North Dakota hospital on March 30, 1981. His only child Virginia Brown and her husband resettled in 1965 to Glendive, Montana, where Virginia died on July 2, 1984.
    Buried St. Mary`s Cemetery, Golva, Golden Valley, North Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I2604  Brendas Branches
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2013 

    Father Charles Louis Otremba,   b. 26 Sep 1858, , Prussia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1947, Golva, Golden Valley, North Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother Mary Jendro,   b. 2 May 1875, Elmdale, Morrison, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1963, Beach, Golden Valley, North Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 9 Nov 1896  Pierz, Morrison, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F934  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Grace Pauline Whitaker,   b. 9 Oct 1905, , , Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1981, Bismarck, Burleigh, North Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 1 Apr 1935  , Golden Valley, North Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2007 
    Family ID F1871  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Antonette Leoncelli,   b. 20 Mar 1913, , , , Italy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1998, Martins Ferry, Belmont, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 22 Nov 1958  Golva, Golden Valley, North Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Note: Aunt Antonette was know as a "mail order bride" by the relatives of her second husband Carl Otremba in Golva, far western North Dakota. In other words, Antonette probably responded to a personal advertisement for placed in an Eastern newspaper or magazine for matrimony. This practice, not uncommon in rural North Dakota, was usually followed by extensive correspondence prior to the actual marriage. Antonette and Carl Otremba were married on November 22, 1958 in Golva, North Dakota. [1]
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2007 
    Family ID F1872  Group Sheet