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Frank Ignatius Schnurrer

Frank Ignatius Schnurrer

Male 1909 - 1970  (60 years)

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  • Name Frank Ignatius Schnurrer  [1
    Born 9 Apr 1909  Pierz, Morrison, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Schnurrer, Frank Ignace
      Date of Birth: 04/09/1909
      Mother Maiden Name: Otremba
      certid# DC-43760
      County of Birth: Morrison
    Gender Male 
    Census 6 May 1910  Agram Twp, Morrison, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    1910 US Federal 
    • In the Mathias Schnurer household. Enumerated were Mathias age 32; Marie _ (wife) age 24; Frank (son) age 12/12.
    Census 9 Feb 1920  Agram Twp, Morrison, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    1920 US Federal 
    • In the Math Schnurer household. Enumerated were Math age 42; Mary (wife) age 32; Frank (son) age 10; Adeline (daughter) age 9; William (son) age 8; Irne (daughter) age 6; Florence (daughter) age 4 11/12; Rheinhart (son) age 3 4/12; Cecilia (daughter) age 2 7/12; Marceline (daughter) age 9/12.
    Location Bef 1930  , , South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    According to his obituary Frank lived in South Dakota for a few years before moving to New Ulm. 
    Location Abt 1930  New Ulm, Brown, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Acccording to his obituary Frank moved to New Ulm in 1930. 
    Occupation Between 1930 and 1940  Klossner, Brown, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Frank Schnurrer and Alvin Fritsche went into partnership in the Golden Rule dance hall and tavern in Klossner. 
    Census 18 Apr 1930  Agram Twp, Morrison, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    1930 US Federal 
    • In the Mat Schnurer household. Enumerated were Mat age 53; Mary (wife) age 43; Frank (son) age 21; Adeline (daughter) age 19; William (son) age 18; Irne (daughter) age 16; Florence (daughter) age 15; Reharlda (son) age 13; Celicia (daughter) age 12; Leona (daughter) age 9; Elenor (daughter) age 8.
    Occupation Abt 1940  New Ulm, Brown, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Frank started his own tavern, Shorty's Place in New Ulm in 1940. It was located at 317 N. Minnesota until 1968 when he moved it to 313 N. Minnesota. 
    Census 1 May 1940  Lafayette Twp., Nicollet, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    1940 US Federal 
    • in the Frank Schnurrer household (Rented / $15 Rent). Enumerated were FRANK head male white 32 married completed grade 6 born in MN In 1935 lived in New Ulm, Brown Co., MN; he was employed for pay in private non-emergency gov't job / worked 60 hrs during Mar 24-30, 1940 / Proprietor Tavern / worked 52 wks in 1939 / $1040 Income in 1939; ELVIRA wife female white 24 married completed grade 8 born in MN In 1935 lived in New Ulm, Brown Co., MN; worked at housework; ALVIN FRITSCHE partner male white 34 single completed grade H1 born in MN / In 1935 lived in Detroit Michigan he was employed for pay in private non-emergency gov't job / worked 60 hrs during Mar 24-30, 1940 / Proprietor Tavern / worked 26 wks in 1939 / $800 Income in 1939;
    Medical Diabetes Melitus (since 1953) and hypertension with marked heart enlargement. 
    Died 26 Feb 1970  New Ulm, Brown, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7, 8
    • New Ulm Daily Journal - Friday, Feb. 27, 1970
      Frank Schnurrer
      Frank (Shorty) Schnurrer, 60, proprietor of Shorty's Place at 313 N. Minnesota, died suddenly at work Thursday morning. He lived at 106 N. Jefferson.
      Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Cathedral with burial in the Catholic Cemetery.
      Visitation at Minnesota Valley Funeral Chapel is 3 to 9 p.m. today and Saturday until the time of the service.
      Parish rosary will be 7:30 p.m. tonight at the funeral home.
      He was born May 9, 1909, in Pierz to Mr. and Mrs. Matt Schnurrrer. He was married May 28, 1935, to Elvira Kaping at the Cathedral here.
      Surviving are the wife and a son, Roger, New Ulm. Also surviving are six sisters and two brothers: Mrs. Matt Brousen and Mrs. Henry Brousen of Pierz; Mrs. William Weber and William Schnurrer of Sleepy Eye; Mrs. Jerome Scyska of Jessup, Iowa; Mrs. Robert Johnson and Mrs. Walter Becker of St. Cloud; Reinhard Schnurrer of Minneapolis.
      Schnurrer lived in South Dakota a few years. He came to New Ulm in 1930, working for Wilfahrt Bros. in the tire department. Schnurrer and Alvin Fritsche went into partnership in the Golden Rule dance hall and tavern in Klossner. In 1940, he started his own tavern, Shorty's place, in New Ulm. The tavern was located at 317 N. Minnesota until two years ago when Shorty moved the business a few doors south into the former Gag Sheet Metal building.
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    Buried 28 Feb 1970  New Ulm Catholic Cemetery, New Ulm, Brown, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Find A Grave Memorial# 74574004
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    Person ID I362  Brendas Branches
    Last Modified 4 Feb 2014 

    Father Mathias Schnurer,   b. 30 Jun 1877, Kleingopfritz, Zwettl, Niederosterreich, Austria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1957, Anoka State Hospital, Anoka, Anoka, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Mary Josephine Otremba,   b. 8 Apr 1887, Pierz, Morrison, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1933, Agram Twp, Morrison, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 25 Jun 1907  Pierz, Morrison, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Morrison County, MN Marriage Book H Page 419
      State of Minnesota, County of Morrison, ss, I Mathias Schnurer of the County of Morrison State of Minnesota desiring to procure a License to be joined in Marriage unto Mary Otremba do declare upon oath as follows: That I am of full age of twenty-one years. That the said Mary Otremba is of the full age of *eighteen years, and a resident of the County of Morrison, of the State of Minnesota. That I have no living wife. That I have not been divorced within the six months last past. That I am not epileptic, imbecile, feeble minded, nor afflicted with insanity. That the said Mary Otremba has no living husband, has not been divorced with the six months past, and is not epilieptic, imbecile, feeble minded, nor afflicted with insanity. Signed Math Schnurer (his actural signiture) Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 3d day of June 1907. ______ Clerk of District Court

      State of Minnesota, County of Morrison, ss. In District Court. To ANY PERSON LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO SOLEMNIZE MARRIAGES WITHIN SAID STATE; KNOW YE, That license is hereby granted to join together as husband and wife Math Schnurer of the County of Morrison and State of Minnesota and Mary Otremba of the County of Morrison and State of Minnesota, being satisfied by the Oath of said Math Schnurer that there is no legal impediment thereto. THEREFORE, This shall be your sufficient authority for solemnizing the marriage of said parties, and making return thereof as provided by law. IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have herunto set my hand and affixed the seal of said District Court at Little FAlls, in said County this 3d day of June 1907. S.P. Brick Clerk. By __ Deputy.

      State of Minnesota, County of Morrison, ss. I hereby certify that on the 25th day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred seven at Pierz in said County, I, the undersigned, a Catholic Priest did join in the holy bonds of Matrimony, according to the laws of this State, Mathias Schnurer of the County of Morrison and State of Minnesota and Mary Otremba fo the County of Morrison and State of Minnesota, in presence of August Otremba and Anna Nimsch Witnesses. Rev. I.G. Steigler. A copy of my credentials of ordination is recorded in the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the County of Stearns, State of Minnesota. (No Filing Date) I.G.Steigler.

      Little Falls Herald 28 June 1907
      Pierz (June 25)
      "A very pretty wedding ceremony took place Tuesday last when Math Schnurer and Mary Otremba were married in Pierz, Rev. J.G. Stiegler officiating. After church the party went to the bride's home in Agram where a dinner awaited them. Many friends and relatives were in attendance and all had a good time.
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    Family ID F51  Group Sheet

    Family Elvira Ann Kaping,   b. 13 May 1915, , Brown, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1975, , Brown, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 28 May 1935  New Ulm, Brown, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Children 
    +1. Roger Frank Schnurrer
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2015 
    Family ID F148  Group Sheet