Settlement Family Registry    << Back        Search Again

Return to Home Page   

 Jacob (Jake) ADOLF-436
Jacob (Jake) Henry ADOLF-436
B. 5 Dec 1899
Settlement, Bethune, Colorado
D. 29 Apr 1992
Burlington, Colorado


 1. Glenn ADOLF-1546
 2. Lois ADOLF-1547
Burial Place:
Sunset Memorial Gardens
Sterling, Colorado
Archive File:
1900 Census

Marriage Source:
Colorado Marriage Index

Time Line:


Pedigree Chart
Christian ADOLF-85
B. 15 Nov 1839
Brienne, Bessarabia, South Russia
D. 3 Aug 1925
Bethune, Colorado
Andreas (Andrew) ADOLF-249
B. 24 Dec 1873
Brienne, Bessarabien, Russia
D. 19 Oct 1932
Bethune, Colorado
Fredericka STEGG-86
B. 19 Feb 1842
Brienne, Bessaeabia, Russia
D. 1924
Bethune, Colorado
Jake ADOLF-436
B. 5 Dec 1899
Settlement, Bethune, Colorado
D. 29 Apr 1992
Burlington, Colorado
B. 3 May, 1848/1849
Hoffnungstahl, South Russia
D. 29 May 1900
Bethune, Colorado
Margaretha SCHLICHENMAYER-1453
B. 22 Jan 1880
D. 3 Dec 1952
Bethune, Colorado
Margaretha KIENSLE-1451
B. 16 Dec 1852
Hoffnungsthal, Russia
D. 18 Jan  1931
Burlington, Colorado
Married 15 Apr 1928 [Cert #1982]
Bethune, Colorado
Ruth A. MERACLE-1545


print version

Jacob Adolf --  1992

        Jacob Henry Adolf, 92, of Burlington, passed away at the Kit Carson County Memorial Hospital on April 29, 1992.
        Funeral services were held Saturday, May 2, 1992, in Sterling with Rev. Don Forbes of Sterling and Rev. Ted Meter of Burlington officiating.  Interment was in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Sterling.  Pallbearers were grandsons, Steve Adolf, Matthew Adolf, Nathan Adolf, Jack Peake, Steve Roberts and Mike Schaffer.  Song selections were "The Old Rugged Cross" sung by Denis Stahlecker and Rev. Meter, and "The Easter Gate" sung by Velda Adolf and Denis Stahlecker.  Velda Adolf was the pianist.
        Jacob Henry Adolf was born Dec. 5, 1899 at Yale to Andreas and Margaret (Schlichenmayer) Adolf.  He was raised in the Settlement north of Bethune.
        He married Ruth Meracle of Stratton on June 3, 1928.  To this union were born two children, Glenn and Lois Pearl.  They farmed north of Bethune until moving to Sterling in 1947.  He worked as a washerman at Sterling Laundry until the business closed in 1956, then he worked for Safeway Stores as a custodian for 18 years.
        Jacob was a member of Faith United Methodist Church in Sterling and married Myrtle Killmer there on Sept. 26, 1960.  Jacob and Myrtle left Sterling six years ago and moved to Littleton; then in 1987 Jacob moved into the Grace Manor Care Center in Burlington.  The highlights of Jacob's later years were family, visitors and taking part in different activities and programs at Grace Manor.
        He is survived by his wife Myrtle of Louisiana; children, Glenn (Josie) Adolf of Sterling and Lois Pearl (Ron) Peake of Bethune; five step-children, 8 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.  Two sisters, Freida Gramm and Martha Weiss; one brother, David Adolf of Burlington, two sisters-in-law, Lydia Adolf of Bethune and Regina Adolf of Sterling; one brother-in-law, Albert Weiss of Burlington and other relatives.
        Memorials may be taken to the Bank of Burlington.  Tennant Funeral Home in Sterling was in charge of arrangements.

Send comments or corrections to:   Copying from this site? READ