Louise Willems

17 April 1898–29 June 1992 (Age 94)
Hooker, Texas, Oklahoma, United States

The Life Summary of Louise

When Louise Willems was born on 17 April 1898, in Hooker, Texas, Oklahoma, United States, her father, Klass D Willems, was 34 and her mother, Anna Klassen, was 32. She had at least 1 son with John Jacob Funk. She lived in Little Valley Township, McPherson, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Nabisco Township, Texas, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. She died on 29 June 1992, in Reedley, Fresno, California, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Dinuba, Tulare, California, United States.

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John Jacob Funk
Louise Willems
Ronald Bruce Funk

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 2
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake
Age 8
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 25
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Dutch, Flemish, and North German: patronymic from Willem . The surname of Flemish and German origin is also common in the Walloon part of Belgium (especially in its German-speaking part).English (Middlesex): variant of Williams .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (6)

  • Louise Willems Funk in entry for Ronald Bruce Funk, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Elizabeth Willems in household of Klaas D Willems, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lizzie Willems in household of Klaas D Willems, "United States Census, 1910"

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