Leona Louise Wetrich

15 September 1909–12 June 2002 (Age 92)
Dexter, Dallas, Iowa, United States

The Life of Leona Louise

When Leona Louise Wetrich was born on 15 September 1909, in Dexter, Dallas, Iowa, United States, her father, Albert Ray Wetrich, was 29 and her mother, Stella Etta Skinner, was 31. She married Lyman Edgar Oaks on 7 February 1931, in Adel, Dallas, Iowa, United States. She lived in Penn Township, Madison, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Lincoln Township, Adair, Iowa, United States in 1920. She died on 12 June 2002, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Dexter Cemetery, Dexter, Dallas, Iowa, United States.

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Lyman Edgar Oaks
Leona Louise Wetrich
Marriage: 7 February 1931

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7 February 1931
Adel, Dallas, Iowa, United States

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 4

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1934 · The Grout Museum

Age 25

The museum started as a private collection given to the city by Henry W. Grout. Today it is still a nonprofit educational museum that helps engage students and all people from the surrounding communities.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Dietrich .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leona Wetrich in household of Albert R Wetrich, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leona Wetrich in household of Albert R Wetrich, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leona Louise Wetrich, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"

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