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Louis Henry Tonne

Male 1902 - 1950  (48 years)

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  • Name Louis Henry Tonne 
    Nickname Louie 
    Born 15 Jan 1902  Glen Elder, Mitchell County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Mar 1950  Glen Elder, Mitchell County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 18 Mar 1950  Elmwood Cemetery, Beloit, Mitchell County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I500  Thompson
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2004 

    Father Charles F Tonne,   b. 23 Apr 1874,   d. 27 Aug 1939  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Anna Margaret Wilhemina Reinking,   b. 10 Jan 1880, Tipton, Mitchell County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1950, Glen Elder, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 20 Sep 1900 
    Family ID F171  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Boohner 
     1. Marlene Tonne
     2. Linda Lou Tonne
    Last Modified 4 Jan 2003 
    Family ID F172  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Obit:
      Louis Tonne
      Louis Henry Tonne was born to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Tonne south of Glen Elder, Ks., on January 15, 1902, and departed this life at nine 0'clock Wednesday morning, March 15, having reached the age of 48 years, two months.
      He had known for several years that his stay on this earth would not be of many years in length, and during the years God gave him here, his ambition was to make preparations for his family when he would be no longer with them.
      He spent practicaily his entire life in the community south of Glen Elder.
      He was baptized in infancy in Zion Lutheran Church at Tipton, Ks., and at the age of 15 was received into full communicant membership of the congregation by the rite of confirmation. His membership in the church had been transferred to the Lutheran Church at Beloit, of which he was a communicant member.
      On February 24, 1932, at Tipton he was united in marriage to Elizabeth Boohner. This union was blessed with two daughters: Marlene, 15, and Linda Lou, 4, both of the home.
      He leaves to mourn his passing: his wife and daughters; his mother, Mrs. Anna Tonne of Glen Elder; one sister, Mrs. Minnie Wiles of Glen Elder; two brothers, Emil of Glen Elder and Adolph of Cawker City. He also leaves other relatives and a host of friends. His father preceded him in death on August 27, 1939.
      He was a kind and thoughtful husband and father, a good neighbor, always ready and willing to help in time of need.
      The Rev. George Eller conducted funeral services at the Lutheran Church at 2:30 Saturday afternoon. Special music included two numbers by a mixed quartet: Mr. and Mrs. Dean Seidel, Mrs. Keith Gilbert and Noel Vetter, with Mrs. Roy Heller at the piano.
      Mrs. Ralph Kresin, Mrs. Marie Kindscher and Mrs. Fred Quade had charge of the flowers.
      Burial was made in the Elmwood cemetery.
      Pall beares were close neighbors, Laverne Kresin, Floyd Wagner, Oral Sruder, Lawrence Twaddell, Perry Griffith, Maxell Gates.

      Relatives and friends who came from a distance were; Mr. and Mrs. Dave Kisler, Hastings, Neb.; Mr. and Mrs. John Waddell and children, Guide Rock, Neb., Mr. and Mrs. Adolph R**ft, Minneapolis; Ralph Boehners, Belleville; Mr. Charles Gertje and daughter Charlene, Harlan; Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Hemmom, Smith Center; Irvin Meyer, Gaylord; Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Gebhardt and Mrs. Carrie Gebhatdt, Luray; Mrs. Mary Tonne, Concordia; and Mr. and Mrs. Ross Wiles and daughter Roberts, Clay Center.

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