St. Johns Lutheran Cemetery, Champaign Co., IL
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St. Johns Lutheran  Cemetery

By Ronald D. Glick

Champaign County Genealogical Society Quarterly: As published in Volume 5, Issue 2

The following cemetery data is taken from the records of Simon Osterbur from a cemetery survey which was made on 8 July 1980. Lots are numbered from the Center of the cemetery and are then numbered in a circle. Names in parenthesis are probably owners of the Lots.

Lot 1 (Owned by Mrs. D. S. Wilms)
Wilms, Dirk S.  
Hedge, Grace, 1907-
Hedge, Gerald 1906-1967

Lot 2
Fecht, Harm M., 1882-
Fecht, Engel S., 1885-1942
Fecht, Carrie M., 1909-1946

Lot 3
Osterbur, Fred, 1892-1974
Osterbur, Kate, 1895-1962

Lot 4
Park, Etta H. 1881-19__
Park, John H. 1867-1936

Lot 5
Meier, Bernard 1882-1965
Meier, Bertha 1883-1974
Meier, Jerry B. 1910-1931

Lot 6 - (Owned by Meier, George)

Lot 7
Meier, John 1895-1966
Meier, Grace 1900-1946
Meier, Robert A. 1925-1946

Lot 8
Grussing, John J. 1877-1952
Duitsman, Grace 1880-1959 wife of John Grussing

Lot 9
Gronwald, Fredricka C. 22 Apr 1895 - 12 Jun 1959
Gronwald, William H. 27 June 1889 - 5 Apr 1968
Gronwald, William W. 13 Jul 1936 - 5 Jun 1962

Lot 10 - families of F. J. and G. E.
Kienietz, Anna M. 1865-1960
Kienietz, Grego E. 1870-1952

Lot 11
Loschen, Nettie M. 1901-
Loschen, Behrend G. 1892-
Loschen, George B. 1923-1935, son
Putnam, Minerva E. 1 Jan 1887 - 24 Feb 1976

Lot 12
Sage, Mirika A. 29 Nov 1894-
Sage, Habbe U. 5 Apr 1889 - 5 Sept 1953

Lot 13
Benting, Frank J. 16 Dec 1917 - 1 Dec 1940
Benting, Herman F. 14 Mar 1897 - 20 Mar 1944
Benting, Anna 1866-1950 mother
Benting, Frank R. 1860-1947 father
Benting, Ben F. 9 Oct 1892 - 15 Jul 1951

Lot 14
Ferne, Rev. William J. 5 Apr 1884 - 4 Aug 1975 
Ferne, Esther E. 12 Dec 1888 - 5 Jan 1968
Huls, Martin J. 1857-1939
Huls, Janna 1869-1947

Lot 15
Duitsman, Oltman 18 Jan 1890 - 16 Sep 1973
Duitsman, Gretcha M. 16 Sep 1890 -

Lot 16
Osterbur, Simon L. 1895-
Osterbur, Anna G. 1896-

Lot 17
Osterbur, Bertha J. 1925-1940
Osterbur, John F. 12 Jul 1894 -
Osterbur, Katherina M. 19 Oct 1894 -
Kienietz, Abbie J. 1904-1943 (may belong to Lot 10)

Lot 18
Osterbur, Helene A. 4 Dec 1897 -
Osterbur, Lubbe 26 Sep 1890 - 10 Mar 1972

Lot 19 (owned by Fred Schaffer)
Sterling, Edward C. A. 1904-1932
Sterling, Lavonne 1928-1937 dau of Edward
Busboom, Christine J. 1911-
Busboom, George J. 1906-1948

Lot 20
Duitman, Hanna 25 Nov 1892 - 11 Feb 1974
Duitsman, Heye 7 May 1885 - 11 Jan 1974
Duitsman, John A. 1906-1980

Lot 21 (owned by Carl Osterbur)
Osterbur, Loretta Mae 1936-1941

Lot 22 (owned by Heye J. Osterbur)

Lot 23
Osterbur, Theda A. 1858-1931
Osterbur, Lubbe G. 1850-1931
Duitsman, These 29 Mar 1895 - 14 Mar 1976
Duitsman, Frances 28 Feb 1900 -

Lot 24
Duitsman, John 1883-1928
Duitsman, Tena 1887-1976

Lot 25
Boten, Antje M. 1893-
Boten, Oltman H. 1886-1935

Lot 26
Steel, Will J. 1882-1941
Steel, Harm G. 1883-1938
Steel, Antje J., wife of Harm G., 1881- 

Lot 27
Loschen, Mareka S. 28 Jun 1899-
Loschen, John G. 17 Jan 1890-13 May 1948

Lot 28
Duitsman, Dick R. 1896-1978
Duitsman, Grace J. 1899-
Duitsman, Emma 11 Apr 1865-14 May 1951
Duitsman, Lukke I., husband of Emma, 3 May 1862 d 11 Dec 1947

Lot 29
Huls, Poppe J. 1876-1940
Huls, Antkea M. 1882-1957
Huls, Poppe G. 1901-1967
Huls, Anna A. 1909-1967

Lot 30
Freese, Rohlf 1903-1930
Freese, Emma 1903

Lot 31
Sjoken, George H. 1914-1971
Sjoken, Wilma R. 1918-
Duitsman, William I. 1887-1972
Duitsman, Clara Herling 1894-1968

Lot 32
Loeschen, George G. 1904-1968
Loeschen, Grace W. 1905-1935

Lot 33
Bohlen, Barnie H. 1871-1931
Bohlen, Mary 1875-1956
Bohlen, Cecil 16 Oct 1925 - 22 Jan 1960 PFC SVC Co. 304th Inf. WWII
Bohlen, Linnie 1899-
Bohlen, Samuel J., husband of Linnie, 1896-1940
Bluhm, Louise E. 10 Feb 1918
Bluhm, Herman 4 Jun 1914 - 27 Jan 1972 married 18 Feb 1936

Lot 34
Behrens, Nancy F. Loschen 9 Aug 1897 - 30 Oct 1965
Behrens, Harm G. 30 Sep 1891 - 18 Dec 1974
Behrens, Alvin H. 7 Nov 1931 son of Harm and Nancy Behrens
Bluhm, Lorenz 1910-1970
Bluhm, Etta 1912

Lot 35
Sieberns, Johann 1903-1940
Sieberns, Tina M. 1908-
Sieberns, Reiner 1871-1959
Sieberns, Hilda 1880-1956

Lot 36
_utman, Wilbert 8 Mar 1920 - 22 Feb 1965
George E.    27 Jul 1892 - 26 Aug 1973 PFC US Army WWII
Kate 1899-1936

Lot 37
Osterbur, Antje S. 1898-1978
Osterbur, Henry Jr. 1886-1955

Lot 38
Habben, Elsie Wilhelmine 4 May 1911 - 29 Apr 1935 b Hamburg, Germany
Habben, Tjard Jansen 1882-1945
Habben, Gretchen 1872-1948

Lot 39 (owned by Louie Habben)

Lot 40
Bluhm, Earnest P. 1920-1967
Bluhm, Ester L. 1927-
Bluhm, Frederick 1894-1951
Bluhm, Kathrine 1896-
Bluhm, Darryl F. 1946  INF

Lot 14
Aden, Heye 17 Mar 1899 -
Aden, Margaret K. 24 Feb 1904 - 24 Nov 1954
Aden, Samuel A. 15 Dec 1892
Aden, Francies H. 7 Jan 1896 - 1980

Lot 42
Aden, Gerd L. 9 Apr 1861 25 Mar 1968
Aden, Antje M. 8 Feb 1870 - 8 Jan 1951

Lot 43
Severens, Harm J. 1902-1934
Severens, Rikka L. 1901-
Schagenmann, Heinrich Karl 19 Oct 1901 - 11 Oct 1946

Lot 44
Fruhling, George J. 1900-1943
Fruhling, Emma A. 1904-

Lot 45
Busboom, Adolf 1892-
Busboom, Gretcha 1892-1979

Lot 46
Truit, Vernon Charles 28 Jan 1926 - 6 Feb 1970 Sgt USAF WWII, Korea
Truit, Geraldine A. 14 Mar 1928 married 11 Sep 1949
Shortsleeve, Rolland H. 7 Feb 1908
Shortsleeve, Gertrude E. 29 May 1908 married 11 October 1926

Lot 47
Hasty, Kent Lowell 30-31 May 1970 son of Verna and Kit Lowell Hasty
Hasty, Kent Lowell May 1970 son of Verna and Kit Lowell Hasty
Hasty ____, 10 May 1969 dau of Verna and Kit Lowell Hasty

Lot 48
Huls, Harm J. 1902-1962
Huls, Bertha C. 1905-1978

Lot 49
Fruhling, Andrew 1898-1975
Fruhling, Grace K. Bergman 1899-

Lot 50
Hayn, Andrew 12 Aug 1914-
Hayn, Elizabeth 20 Oct 1914 - 3 Aug 1972
Hayn, Frank L. 1866-1946
Hayne, Tina E. 1874-1957

Lot 51 (owned by Herman Kienietz)
Kienietz, Agness 16 Sep 1905 - 20 Jun 1946

Lot 52 (owned by Hayn, Carl)

Lot 53
Goldenstein, William W. 1894-1966
Goldenstein, Rika M. 1897-
Rosenbeck, John C. 1885-1959
Rosenbeck, Rika F. 1890-1973

Lot 54
Benting, John 1888-1973
Benting, Marie 1894-1976
Benting, Lorenz 1925-1972

Lot 55 (owned by Duitsman, Heye J.)
Lot 56 (owned by Duitsman, Ike)

Lot 57
Duitsman, Louis H. 20 Mar 1903
Duitsman, Ida C. 27 Dec 1909 - 3 Feb 1956

Lot 58
Osterbur, Wilbert and Esther, 21 May 1957 Twins
Osterbur, Frank 11 Aug 1888 - 3 Jan 1974
Osterbur, Eilerdene J. 25 Aug 1890 - 26 Jan 1972

Lot 59 (owned by Habben, W. J.)

Lot 60
Bluhm, ________15 Feb 1910 -
Bluhm, Anna A. 8 Mar 1920 - 1 Apr 1977
Bluhm, infant daughter 3 May 1947
Rosenbeck, Rankin 1918-1963

Lot 61
Carle, George N. 1908-1956
Carle, Grace M. 1907-
Bielert, Terry Lee 1950-1950

Lot 62
Frerichs, George J. 1895-1956
Frerichs, Katherine 1894-

Lot 63
Schluester, Inf son of Rosett 17 Jul 1951 son of Rosetts and Bluhm

Lot 64
Thompsen, Harm 21 Nov 1900 - 10 Aug 1951
Thompsen, Johanna 29 Apr 1905

Lot 65
Hayn, Herman R. 1897-1952
Hayn, Anna G. 1898-1952
Hayn, Tina Marie 23 Dec 1974 - 25 Dec 1974

Lot 66 (owned by Osterbur, Louis M.)
Lot 67 (owned by Franzen, Oltman)
Lot 68 (owned by Franzen, Albert)

Lot 69
Sjuts, Anton H. 1909-1969 
Sjuts, Mirika E. 1909-married 20 Jan 1932

Lot 70
Pflugmacher, George H. 1908-
Pflugmacher, Anna B. 1909-
Pflugmacher, Rosemary Ann 2 Jan 1952 - 17 Aug 1952

Lot 71 (owned by Osterbur, Herbert J.)
Lot 72 (Busboom, Lorenz)
Lot 73 (owned by Osterbur, Henry J.)
Lot 74 (owned by Aden, Mervin)

Lot 75 (owned by Behrens, Robert H.)
Behrens, Mark Robert 23 Oct - 1 Dec 1956 son of Delores and Robert
Behrens, Laura Lynn 22 Jun - 24 Jun 1967 dau of Delores and Robert

Lot 76
Rademacher, Frank G. 1904-1978
Rademacher, Hiske B. 1912-
Rademacher, Wesley Lynn 24 May 1961 - 12 Aug 1961

Lot 77A (owned by Steel)
Lot 77B

Lot 77
Cribbett, Tina F. 1921-
Cribbett, Donald F. 1917-1979
Bensyl, Kelly K. 10 Sept 1962 - 2 Jan 1963 dau of L. P. and C. K. (owned by Bensyl, Loren)

Lot 78 (owed by Duitsman, Junior)
Duitsman, Kevin 22 Feb 1963 son of Junior and Charlene Duitsman
Duitsman, Kyle 22 Feb 1963 son of Junior and Charelene Duitsman

Lot 79
Miller, Henry E. 1 Jan 1930 - 1 Jun 1965
Miller, Erna C. 24 May 1931- married 4 Feb 1950
Miller, Edward A. 4 Sep 1900 - 24 Jan 1968
Miller, Katrina A. 11 Feb 1897 - 1 Jan 1975 married 8 Feb 1924

Lot 80C
Lot 80 (owned by Hunter, Robert)
Lot 81 (owned by Osterbur, Louis H.)

Lot 82
Schmidt, Robert 17 Oct 1920 - 20 Apr 1977
Schmidt, Viola B. 28 Jul 1926
Schmidt, James D. 9 Aug 1952 - 15 Aug 196__

Lot 83

Lot 84
Albers, Lup J. 1902-1968
Albers, Elsie J. 1905

Lot 85
Lot 85 (owned by Graves, H.)
Lot 86
Lot 87
Lot 88

Lot 89 
Carlyle, Harry R. b 1911-1969
Carlyle, Susie G. 1914-

This [following] section of the Cemetery south of road inside cemetery new part:

Lot A1 (owned by Gromwald, John)

Lot A2
Loeschen, Harm W. 1907-1975
Loeschen, Frances A. 1914-1978

Lot A3
Loeschen, William B. 16 Oct 1909 - 27 Jul 1970
Loeschen, Minnie H. 16 Dec 1917-

Lot A4
Freese, Gary D. 1943-
Freese, Larry G. 1943-
Freese, John H. 1905- father
Freese, Maria 1906-mother

Lot A5 (Owned by Grussing, Francis H.)

Lot A6 Price, Russell, husband, 18 Oct 1906 - 9 Jan 1976

Lot A7 (Owned by Osterbur, Alvin H.)

:Lot A8
Schluter, John 25 Aug 1902-
Schluter, Grace 30 Jan 1904- married 22 Sep 1923 (owned by Buhs)
Hazen, Susan A. (Thompson) 1896-1978

Lot A9
Albers, Heye J. 1906-1974
Albers, Marie S. 1909-

Lot A10 (Owned by Frerichs, Harm M.)
Lot A11 (Owned by Osterbur, Fred)
Lot A12 (Owned by Osterbur, Barry)

Lot A13
Wright, Charles Alvin 1942-1976
Wright, Erna A. 1936-

Lot A14 (Owned by Ehman, John)
Lot A15
Lot A16 (Owned by Hall, Mrs. Marian)
Lot A17 (Owned by Osterbur, Henry)
Lot A18 (Owned by Collins, Bill)


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