Eldona Burmeister

24 November 1924–19 May 2013 (Age 88)
South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States

The Life of Eldona

When Eldona Burmeister was born on 24 November 1924, in South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States, her father, Herman Alexander Burmeister, was 25 and her mother, Clara Madelon "Tede" Carden, was 23. She died on 19 May 2013, in South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Herman Alexander Burmeister
Clara Madelon "Tede" Carden
Eldona Burmeister
Madelon Mardell Burmeister

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 5

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 24

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

North German: status name for the mayor or chief magistrate of a town, from Middle Low German būr ‘inhabitant, dweller’, ‘neighbor’, ‘peasant’, ‘citizen’ + mēster ‘master’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eldona Burmeister in household of Herman Burmeister, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eldona Burmeister in household of Herman Burmeister, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eldona L Futterknecht in entry for Clara M Or Tee Dee Carden Burmeister, "Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006"

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