Larry James Schenkel

13 March 1939–10 September 2009 (Age 70)
Hays, Ellis, Kansas, United States

The Life of Larry James

When Larry James Schenkel was born on 13 March 1939, in Hays, Ellis, Kansas, United States, his father, Alexander Schenkel, was 38 and his mother, Meta Bisterfeldt, was 27. He had at least 4 daughters with Judith M Cunningham. He died on 10 September 2009, in his hometown, at the age of 70, and was buried in La Crosse Cemetery, La Crosse, Rush, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Larry James Schenkel
1939–2009
Judith M Cunningham
Shelly M Schenkel
1960–
Jo Ann Schenkel
Karen L Schenkel
Emily Catherine Schenkel
1969–2017

Spouse and Children

children

(4)

    Shelly M Schenkel

    Female1960–Female

    Emily Catherine Schenkel

    Female1969–2017Female

    Jo Ann Schenkel

    FemaleFemale

    Karen L Schenkel

    FemaleFemale

Parents and Siblings

    Male1901–1985Male

    Meta Bisterfeldt

    Female1911–1992Female

siblings

(3)

    JoAnn Margerete Schenkel

    Female1931–1931Female

    Marion Eugene Schenkel

    Male1934–1935Male

    Male1939–2009Male

World Events (8)

1941

Age 2

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1954 · Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka

Age 15

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka was a U.S. Supreme Court case which ruled racial segregation in public schools as unconstitutional. The unanimous decision was handed down on May 17, 1954. The case was originally filed by the Brown family in Topeka, Kansas.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 19

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with long or otherwise notable legs, from Middle High German schenkel, Middle Dutch schenkel, schinkel ‘thigh’, ‘lower leg’, German Schenkel ‘thigh’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Larry J Schenkel in household of Alex Schenkel, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Larry J Schenkel in entry for Richard Yebra and Shelly M Schenkel, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Larry Schenkel in entry for Larry Schenkel, "United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012"

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