John Schlichenmayer -- 1983
Funeral services for
John Fred Schlichenmayer were Saturday, Feb. 5, at 2 pm in the Hendricks
Mortuary Chapel in Burlington.
Officiating was Rev. Michael
Greenwalt. Song selections were "How Great Thou Art", and "Sweet
By and Bye". Organist was Evelyn Simpson and the singers were the
Immanuel Lutheran church choir.
Burial was in Fairview Cemetery,
John Fred Schlichenmayer
passed away on Feb. 3, at the Kit Carson County Memorial Hospital in Burlington.
He was a son of Jacob and Christina Breitling Schlichenmayer, born on March
13, 1907, on his father's homestead about 18 miles northwest of Burlington.
John was the sixth child
in a family of 12 children. He was baptized on April 28 by Rev. August
Stein, who was the pastor at that time of Immanuel's Lutheran church in
the old rock church. When he was 16 years old, he was confirmed in
the Hope Congregational Church.
His parents also raised
granddaughter, Madlyn Anderson, as her mother died when she was only a
John married Dorothy K.
Schaal on March 24, 1933. They could have celebrated their golden
wedding anniversary this coming March. John was a farmer and he also
His parents, three sisters
and five brothers preceded him in death; Emma Anderson, Bertha Crites,
Leona Henry, Jake, Bill, Sport, Stub and Dick.
He leaves his wife Dorothy,
his son Orland, his daughter-in-law Virginia and his granddaughter Elizabeth
Mary. She was grandpa's pride and joy.
Also one sister Olvina Stutz
and husband Bill of Denver; two brothers, Shorty and wife Hazel, Harold
and wife Freida of Burlington, many nieces and nephews; one aged aunt,
96, Lena Schlichenmayer, also many cousins and friends.
Casket bearers were two
first cousins, Pete and Chris Schlichenmayer, two second cousins, Roy and
Tom Schlichenmayer, one nephew, Lee Schlichenmayer and a neighbor, Tom