Myrtle Agnes Laatsch

19 June 1922–20 April 2006 (Age 83)
Embarrass, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Myrtle Agnes

When Myrtle Agnes Laatsch was born on 19 June 1922, her father, Arthur H J Laatsch, was 39 and her mother, Minnie Alvina Henrietta Hein, was 24. She married Arthur W Lueck on 14 February 1948, in Clintonville, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States. She lived in Larrabee, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States in 1930 and Clintonville, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. She died on 20 April 2006, in Embarrass, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 83.

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Arthur W Lueck
Myrtle Agnes Laatsch
Marriage: 14 February 1948

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14 February 1948
Clintonville, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1932 · Wisconsin Passes First Unemployment Compensation Law

Age 10

The nation's first unemployment compensation law was passed in Wisconsin on January 28, 1932.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 22

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

North German: regional nickname for a person with a slouching gait, then for a limp, listless person, from the adjective latsch, with the above meaning ( see Lasch ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Myrtle A Laatsch in household of Arthur Laatsch, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Myrtle Laatsch in household of Arthur Laatsch, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Myrtle A Lueck, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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