Trinity Lutheran Cemetery

TRINITY LUTHERAN CEMETERY

From the junction of Hwys 10 and 82A, twelve miles south of Loup City, go 1 mile south on the county road.  Turn right and go 1 ½ miles west.  From Hazard, go 3 miles east on the county road.

A stone just inside the gate reads:  "Site of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church.  Congregation organezed 1883.  First building was of sod.  Frame building dedicated 1898.  Congregation disbanded 1947.  Congregation affiliated with Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Ravenna, Nebraska.  Building sold an moved 1952."  A small metal plaque on the bottom of this stone reads:  "Given in honor of the founders by Edwin de la Motte, Dewane de la Motte, and Charles de la Motte."

A plaque on the gate reads, "In memory of George and Leah Schlueter,  the property of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Ravenna Nebraska"


Bausch, Minna, "Hier ruhet",  "Frau Von Friedrich Bausch",  Geborn den 12 Apr 1872 - Gestorben den 25 Marz 1898,  "Luca 8.52"  (Verse is written in German)  Wiedersehn

Bausch, Katharine,  "Wife of L. Bausch",  Born in Wirtemberg, Germany,  Apr 8, 1846 - died Oct 4, 1893


Damm, Maria Krous,  1855 - 1896  (Mortuary marker)

de la Motte, Theodor,  May 1, 1905 - Feb 7, 1908

de la Motte, Marie,  "Wife of W. M.",  born Jan 21, 1876 - died Jun 8, 1918;  William,  born Feb 10, 1876 - died Aug 26, 1957

de la Motte, W. Margrete,  Geb Koll,  Geb 22 May 1850, Hohen Ivestedt - Holstein,  Gest 27 Marz 1918 (Verse written in German);  Asmus Carl Chrestion,  Sep 10 1847 - Jan 27, 1921  (Small stones on either side read:  Mutter and Father)

de la Motte, C. H. F. Carl  "Hier ruhet in Frieden",  Geb. den 2 Juli 1874 - Gest. den 27 Aug 1901,  "John 16.16"  (Verse is written in German)

de la Motte, Hartwig A.,  1881 - 1973;  Emma,  1889 - 1970

de la Motte, Edwin,  1916 - 1999  (Mortuary marker)


Heermann, Arthur,  "Son of Henry J. & Anna Heermann",  Sep 15, 1907 - Dec 10, 1911  "Asleep in Jesus"

Heermann, Emma,  Geb. 18 ten Dec 1906 - Gest. 21 ten Jan 1907  "John 13.7"  (Verse is written in German"

Hohlfeld, William,  1863 - 1928;  Mary A.,  1873 - 1941  "Ruhe in Frieden"

Hohlfeld, Gustav A.,  "Our dear Father",  1866 - 1937;  Pauline,  "Our dear Mother",  1868 - 1928

Hohlfeld, Erwin, 1893 - 1916

Hohlfeld, J. Gottlieb,  March 29, 1826 - Sep 29, 1909  "John 10. 27.28"  (Verse is written in German)

Hohlfeld, Heinrich G.,  Geb. 2 ten Feb 1897 - Gest. 25 ten Sep 1897

Holdt, Kenneth L.,  Oct 19 - 29, 1926


Lade, Carl August,  born Sep 14, 1836 - died Oct 5, 1908

Lade, August C.,  "Father",  Jun 13, 1856 - Dec 9, 1896;  Auguste A.,  "Mother",  Jan 9, 1860 - Apr 7, 1904;  Paul H., Jun 17, 1883 - Sep 15, 1897;  Walter G., May 18, 1894 - Feb 11, 1899;  Martin W. A.,  Nov 11, 1888 - Feb 10, 1922

Lade, Anna,  "Hier ruhet",  "Frau Von Ernest Gustav Lade",  Geboren 4 Apr 1872 - Gestorben 18 Mai 1898

Lohse, Detlef, Geb. D. 20 ten Feb. 1823 - Gest. D. 27 ten Juli 1906  "Psalm 90.V.10" (Verse is written in German);  Anna M.,  Geb. D. 2 ten Jan 1827 - Gest. D. 20 ten Nov 1896  "John 14.13" (Verse is written in German)


Ninke, Wilbert C.,  Mar 26, 1914 - Feb 24, 1945

Ninke, Rev. O. W.,  Nov 5, 1888 - Nov 22, 1928  "Asleep in Jesus"

Ninke, Margaret,  "Wife of Rev. O. W. Ninke",  Nov 30, 1887 - May 18, 1925


Petersen, Caroline,  "Wife of Rev. Wm. Petersen",  Jan 16, 1886 - Dec 24, 1917;  Baby,  born & died Nov 8, 1915   "Auf Wiedersehn"

Petersen, John,  May 27, 1858 - Apr 9, 1953;  Marie C.,  Mar 6, 1864 - May 11, 1956  "Asleep in Jesus"

Polenz, Minna P.,  born May 3, 1886 - died Aug 15, 1886;  August,  born Jan 26, 1860 - died Dec 17, 1890

Polenz, Julius,  Geb 11 Mai 1862 - Gest 3 Mar 1905;  Bertha,  Geb 5 Aug 1867 - Gest 19 Aug 1966  "2nd Tim 7.8"  (Verse is written in German)

Polenz, Frederick,  Nov 12, 1854 - Jul 31, 1941

Polenz, Katharina,  "Hier ruht in Christo",  Geb. den 24 Feb 1823 - Gest. den 15 Juli 1884

Polenz, Friedrich,  "Hier ruht in Jesus",  Geb. den 5 Dec 1822 - Gest. den 5 Juli 1893


Rathjen,  Dorothea A. M.,  Apr 9, 1908 - Mar 12, 1909  "Hier ruht in Frieden"


Scharfogel, Fred,  Oct 21, 1893 - Sep 21, 1988;  Ida,  Sep 13, 1911 - May 30, 1996  "Together forever";  Married Feb 14, 1946

Scharvogel, George Friedrich,  born Jan 19, 1863 - died Dec 20, 1897;  Anna Dorothea,  born Jun 30, 1862 - died Jul 28, 1948  "John 11.25"  (Verse is written in German)

Schlueter, George H.,  Sep 23, 1891 - Jan 31, 1962;  Leah M. C.,  Sep 18, 1897 - Jul 27, 1985

Stark, Carl and Margaret  (No Dates)


Wolf, Dorthy,  born Mar 13, 1834 - died Jan 25, 1910  "Gone but not forgotten"

Wolf, Christian,  geboren in Deutschland, 21 Mai 1830 - gestorben 16 Jun 1893

Wolf, Louis,  "Son",  1869 - 1946


Zinnel, Lavern C.,  Nov 24, 1926 - Mar 18, 1934;  Eileen L.,  Mar 30, 1925 - Mar 21, 1930

Zinnel, Infant Dau. of Walter & Lena Zinnel,  Apr 29, 1924

Zinnel, Johanna F.,  Jul 16, 1870 - Feb 9, 1944

Zinnel, Welhelm,  Mar 25, 1870 - Sep 22, 1921

Zinnel, Herta Rosetta,  Oct 9, 1895 - Mar 17, 1915  "Asleep in Jesus"

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