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 Emanuel ADOLF-440
Emanuel ADOLF-440
B. 8 May 1909
Bethune, Colorado 
D. 1 Dec 1988
Sterling, Colorado

 

Children
 1. Alvin O. ADOLF-1508
 2. Orvin L. ADOLF-1509
 3. Nelda ADOLF-1510
   
 Notes:
Burial Place:
Sunset Memorial Gardens
Sterling, Colorado
 
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Pedigree Chart
Grandfather
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
Father
Fredericka STEGG-86
B. 19 Feb 1842
Brienne, Bessaeabia, Russia
D. 1924
Bethune, Colorado
Emanuel ADOLF-440
B. 8 May 1909
Bethune, Colorado 
D. 1 Dec 1988
Sterling, Colorado
Grandmother
Grandfather
         Mother
Jacob SCHLICHENMAYER, Sr-1450
B. 3 May, 1848/1849
Hoffnungstahl, South Russia
D. 29 May 1900
Bethune, Colorado
Margaretha SCHLICHENMAYER-1453
B. 22 Jan 1880
Russia
D. 3 Dec 1952
Bethune, Colorado
Margaretha KIENSLE-1451
B. 16 Dec 1852
Hoffnungsthal, Russia
D. 18 Jan  1931
Burlington, Colorado
Grandmother
Spouse
Married:  10 Oct 1940   [Cert# 510]
Burlington, Colorado
Regina RUNGE-1507            (see obituary below)
B. 15 Feb 1920
Pleasant Dale, Nebraska
D. 5  June  2004
Sterling, Colorado
 

Obituary

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Emanuel Adolf   --  1988

        Funeral services for Emanuel Andrew Adolf of 213 Hamilton were conducted at 10 am Monday at the First English Lutheran Church, the Rev. Lohn Johnson officiating.  Burial followed in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Sterling.
        Mr. Adolf, 79, died Thursday, Dec. 1, 1988, at Sterling Regional MedCenter.  He was born May 8, 1909 in Bethune, the son of Andrew and Margaret Schlichenmayer Adolf, raised and educated in Bethune.  He married Regina Runge, Oct. 10, 1949, in Burlington and the couple farmed in the Bethune area until moving to Burlington in 1951 where Mr. Adolf opened a shoe repair shop.  The couple came to Sterling in 1962 and opened Adolf's Shoe Shop.  He retired in 1982   Mr. Adolf was a member of the First English Lutheran Church.
        He is survived by his wife, Regina Adolf of Sterling; two sons, Alvin O. Adolf of Sterling and Orvin L. Adolf of Eaton, a daughter, Nelda McCoy of Herlong, Calif.; two brothers, Jake Adolf and Dave Adolf; two sisters, Frieda Gramm and Martha Weiss and five grandchildren.
        Music was Rock of Ages, Jesus Lead Thou On, and Jesus Lives, The Victory Is Won.  Casket bearers were Alvin Adolf, Allen Adolf, Wayne Runge, Orvin Adolf, Dennis McCoy and Marvin Gaines.


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Regina Runge Adolf – 2004

      Regina Alvina Adolf, 94, died at Sterling on Saturday, June 5, 2004. Regina was born to Edward and Martha Deinert Runge on Feb 15, 1920 in Pleasant Dale, Neb. Where she attended school and, in 1923, was confirmed into the Lutheran faith. In 1926, her family moved by train from Seward County, Neb. to Kanorado, Kan.

      Regina was working in Burlington for the family of Wm. S. Flatt Sr. DDS when she married Emanuel Adolf on Oct. 10, 1940. The couple farmed in Bethune, until moving to Burlington in 1951 where Emanuel owned and operated Adolf Shoe Shop for 11 years while Regina was a homemaker and part-time employee of Wm. Flatt Jr. DDS.

      In June of 1962 the family moved to Sterling where they built Adolf Shoe Shop on West Main Street and operated it until Emanuel retired in 1982. Regina worked for many years at the Crest Motel. Regina was an active member of First English Lutheran Church, the Friendship Circle, and the LWML (Lutheran Women’s Missionary League). She enjoyed traveling to several international LWML conventions; in 1997 she enjoyed her last convention in Charlotte, N.C. with her four-generation family. Regina was active in the Sterling Homemakers EH Club for many years and enjoyed her home, gardening, knitting, crocheting, traveling and riding her 3-wheel bicycle.

      She is survived by sons, Alvin of Sterling, Orvin of Eaton and daughter, Nelda McCoy of Herlong, Calif.; three granddaughters, Cindy Roinestad, Colorado, Michelle King of Delaware, Ohio, and Janeen Baldwin of Thomasville, N.C.; two grandsons, Alan Adolf of LaSalle and Jonathan Adolf of Eaton; four great granddaughters, Mikayla and Amellia Baldwin, Alia and Kara Roinestad; two great-grandsons, Ian King and Evan Baldwin. Regina’s sister, LaVera Ellis, a few cousins and many nieces and nephews also survive her. Preceding her in death was her husband, Emanuel of 47 years, her parents, sister Frances, and brothers – Marvin, Harold, Richard and Harvey.

      Visitation was 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 8, 2004, at Tennant Funeral Home. Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 9, 2004 at 10 a.m. at First English Lutheran Church with the Rev. Andrew Dimit officiating. Burial was at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Sterling. The family suggests memorial donations be made to First English Lutheran Church, 701 Fairhurst, Sterling, CO 80751, the Alzheimer’s Association, Rocky Mountain Chapter, Inc. 789 Sherman St., Suite 500. Denver, CO 80203-3532, or a favorite charity.

NOTE:  The brother to Regina RUNGE Adolf is Richard RUNGE -2367, husband to Helen STAHLECKER-972
 

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