Irene M. Sicking Klement

23 June 1918–24 October 2011 (Age 93)
Muenster, Cooke, Texas, United States

The Life of Irene M. Sicking

When Irene M. Sicking Klement was born on 23 June 1918, in Muenster, Cooke, Texas, United States, her father, Bernard H. Sicking, was 41 and her mother, Mary Anna Felderhoff, was 31. She married Raymond Charles Klement on 9 August 1938, in Cooke, Texas, United States. She lived in Cooke, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 8, Cooke, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 24 October 2011, in Muenster, Cooke, Texas, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Muenster, Cooke, Texas, United States.

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Raymond Charles Klement
Irene M. Sicking Klement
Marriage: 9 August 1938

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9 August 1938
Cooke, Texas, United States

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 11

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 26

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: variant of Klemens .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Irene Sicking in household of Ben Sicking, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Irene Klement in household of Raymond C Klement, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Irene Sicking, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1977"

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