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Gottlieb GRAMM-1600
Gottlieb GRAMM-1600
B. 5 Oct 1891
Ungeen, Russia
D. 20 Aug 1977
Burlington, Colorado

 

Children
 1. Loyd GRAMM-588
 2. Lawrence GRAMM-587
 3. Edmund GRAMM-589
 4. Elma GRAMM-547
 5. Esther GRAMM-590
   
 Notes:
Burial Place:
Hope Congregational Cemetery
Bethune, Colorado

Archive File:
1910 Census
Family History
Land Patent Grant

 

 

Pedigree Chart
Grandfather
Johann Gramm-2800
Married: 13 Nov 1856 Glueckstal, Russia
Christian GRAMM-1594
B. 1 Feb 1861
Kassel, Russia
D. 25 Feb 1935
Burlington, Colorado
Father
Elisabeth Kalmbach-2785
Gottlieb GRAMM-1600
B. 5 Oct 1891
Ungeen, Russia
D. 20 Aug 1977
Burlington, Colorado
Grandmother
Grandfather
         Mother
Unknown
Christina STROBEL-1595
B. 17 Nov 1864
Bessarabia, Russia
D. 28 Dec 1949
Burlington, CO
Unknown
Grandmother
Spouse
Married 10 Nov 1916  [Cert #948]
Sterling, Colorado
Lydia STUTZ-1108
B. 23 Oct 1893
Bethune, Colorado
D. 27 Oct 1981
Denver, Colorado
 

Obituary

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Gottlieb Gramm  --  1977

     Gottlieb Gramm was born in Ungeen, Russia, Oct. 5, 1891 and departed for this life at the Burlington hospital Aug. 20, 1977 at the age of 85 years, 10 months, and 15 days.

     When he was seven years of age, he came to America with his parents, Christ Gramm and Christina (Strobel) Gramm and three other children. They settle north of Bethune at the Tuttle community where he grew up and later worked on the Cox ranch and the J. J. Pugh ranch on the Republican river. He then took up his homestead and started his own farm and cattle operation. His main interest was taking care of his cattle and he kept this interest all his life.

     In 1916 he was united in marriage to Lydia Stutz of Bethune. To this union five children were born, three sons and two daughters. Mourning his death are his wife Lydia; Lloyd and wife Fern, Lawrence, Edmund and his wife Esther, all of Stratton; Elma and her husband Ted Schaal, of Burlington; Esther and her husband, Mervin Corliss of Stratton; 9 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; 1 sister, (Pauline), Mrs. Emil Schaal; and 1 brother, John of Burlington. Preceding him in death were his parents; three brothers, Jake, Christ and Bill; and one sister (Elizabeth) Mrs. John Schaal.

     Mr. & Mrs. Gramm celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in 1966 and in November of 1976 they were again able to have their relatives and friends with them to celebrate their 60th anniversary.

     Gottlieb was baptized in the Christian faith in Russia, was confirmed in the Immanuel Lutheran Church in the settlement. He was a charter member of the Hope Congregational Church of Bethune and was always active in the work of the church. He was loved by the children and always enjoyed visiting with old friends and relatives. Most of his life was spent in good health. He was hospitalized a week in July of this year, admitted again Aug. 10 and passed away in his sleep Aug. 20 at 11.30 p.m. 

    Two of his favorite hymns which he often requested in Sunday school were “Wonderful Words of Life” and Ready to Go, Ready to Stay, Ready to do His Will”. Funeral services were held at the Hope United Church of Christ Aug. 25 with the Rev. Ruben Isaak officiating. Special song selections were sung by the men’s chorus accompanied by Beulah Lambert. Casket bearers were Melvin Gramm, George Gramm, Ronnie Gramm, Clyde Schaal, Fred Gramm and Verlin Corliss. Honorary casket bearers were Dan Hudson, Alan Barber and Larry Gramm. Interment was in Hope Cemetery.

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