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Christian (Chris) Frederick SCHLICHENMAYER-1386

Christian (Chris) Frederick SCHLICHENMAYER-1386
B. 11 April 1920
Bethune, Colorado
D. 21 Oct 2005
Burlington, Colorado

 

Children
 1. LeRoy (Roy) SCHLICHENMAYER-1388
 2. Tom SCHLICHENMAYER-1389
   
 Notes:
 
Burial Place: 
Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery
Bethune, Colorado

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Pedigree Chart
Grandfather
Jacob SCHLICHENMAYER, Sr-1450
B. 3 May, 1848/1849
Hoffnungstahl, South Russia
D. 29 May 1900
Bethune, Colorado
John SCHLICHENMAYER-1372
B. 12 Mar 1882
Birsula, South Russia
D. 3 Dec. 1945
Bethune, Colorado
Father
Margaretha KIENSLE-1451
B. 16 Dec 1852
Hoffnungsthal, Russia
D. 18 Jan  1931
Burlington, Colorado
Chris SCHLICHENMAYER-1386
B. 11 April 1920
Bethune, Colorado
D. 21 Oct 2005
Burlington, Colorado
Grandmother
Grandfather
         Mother
John JACOBER-1384
B. 12 Mar 1866
Glueckstahl, South Russia
D. 8 Oct 1934
Burlington, Colorado
Anna Jacober-1373
B. 11 Oct 1888
Glueckstahl, South Russia
D. 7 Feb 1981
Wray Colorado
Marie MATTEIS-1385
B. 22 Dec 1868
Glueckstahl, Russia
D. 15 Dec 1950
Grandmother

Spouse
Marriage 18 May 1947 
[Cert# 627]
Bethune, Colorado

Ruby KNODEL-1387
B. 26 Oct 1923
Settlement, Bethune, Colorado
D. 30 Aug 2005
Burlington, Colorado
 

Obituary

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Chris Schlichenmayer --  2005
The Burlington Record, Burlington, Colorado Thursday, October 27, 2005

Christian Frederick Schlichenmayer was born on April 11, 1920 on the farm north of Yale to John and Anna (Jacober) Schlichenmayer. He was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church north of Bethune. He attended the Yale country school through the 8th grade.

He worked on the home farm and helped the neighbors until he was drafted into the Army. He served in the 11th Mechanized Calvary as a mechanic. He was in the 44th Calvary Reconnaissance Squadron at the time of his discharge. He spent four years in the Army and served in the European Theater. He took part in the Battle of the Bulge. He learned a lot of mechanical skills during his time in the Army and after he was discharged he used these skills to do some work for neighbors and friends during the winter months as well as doing his own mechanical work.

Chris was married to Ruby Knodel on May 18, 1947. To this union two sons were born, Roy and Tom.  Chris was a farmer and he loved to drive the tractor and combine, he loved raising cattle and really enjoyed going fishing when he could find the time.  Chris departed this life on Oct. 21, 2005. He was preceded in death by his parents John and Anna Schlichenmayer, his wife Ruby, his sister Martha Schaal and brother-in-law Carl Schaal, his brother Albert Schlicheiunayer and sister-in-law Alice Gramm. Chris is survived by his son Roy and wife Marilyn and granddaughters Jessy and Molly of Burlington; his son Tom of Bethune; sister-in-law Ester Schlichenmayer of Wray; sister-in-law Esther Gramm and husband Edmund of Stratton; brother-in-law Paul Knodel and wife Mildred of Lakewood, sister-in-law Jeanette Amman and husband Gene pf Ogden, Utah; brother-in-law Melvin Gramm and wife Connie of Keenesburg; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2005 at 10:30 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church north of Bethune, with Pastor Roger Milheim officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Memorials may be made in Chris' name to Immanuel Lutheran Church and may be left at The Bank of Burlington, 410 14th St., Burlington, CO 80807.  Friends may send a condolence to the family and sign their register book at www.lovefuneralhomes.com.  Funeral service arrangements were entrusted to Love Funeral Home in Burlington.

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