American-Schleswig-Holstein Heritage Society

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American-Schleswig-Holstein Heritage Society
American-Schleswig-Holstein Heritage Society is listed in the Business & Trade Organizations category in Walcott, Iowa. Displayed below is the only current social network for American-Schleswig-Holstein Heritage Society which at this time includes a Facebook page. The activity and popularity of American-Schleswig-Holstein Heritage Society on this social network gives it a ZapScore of 68.

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121 W Bryant St
Walcott, IA 52773
(563) 284-4184
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A dedication ceremony is planned for the headstones of Germans who fought in the Civil War. It will take place at 1 p.m. on Saturday May 27, at the historic Davenport City Cemetery. Planned are speakers, live music, refreshments and a cemetery walk. Twenty-three previously unmarked graves will receive new headstones from the Veterans Administration. The sexton's cottage will be open for visiting or research. Infomation: (563) 449-2358 or darnallkory@mchsi.com. Photos are of City Cemetery, taken by our newsletter editor, Phil Roberts.

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The American/Schleswig-Holstein Heritage Society (ASHHS) quarterly meeting will be held at 1:30 p.m., on Sunday, May 21, 2017, at the Walcott American Legion, 121 W. Bryant St., Walcott, Iowa. The May 21 meeting will consist of a dedication ceremony for Merle Arp (pictured). A bench has been made in his honor with the memorial money received by ASHHS. The bench will be placed along the sidewalk near the ASHHS office. Also, if anyone has stories about Merle they would like to share at the meeting, we would be happy to hear them. After the dedication ceremony, a short meeting will be held, after which Franz Neff will be playing his accordion and we will sing a few German songs, followed by light refreshments and time to socialize. The public is invited. The American Legion Hall is handicap accessible. For more information, call Mary Ann Muller at (563) 284-6640, or e-mail leemarmul@aol.com.

Sue Anne Voss, 65, of Durant, Iowa, passed away peacefully, Monday, March 27, 2017, after a courageous five-year battle with cancer, at The Bird House Hospice Home of Johnson County, Iowa City, Iowa. Sue was born in Davenport, Iowa, on March 24, 1952, the daughter of Glenn and Norma (Koester) Sievers. Sue graduated from Bennett High School in 1970. She attended Iowa State University, where she played softball and later received her BS in business administration from Western Illinois University and then her executive masters in business administration from the University of Iowa. Sue married Richard Wayne Voss on March 29, 1975. He preceded her in death on Feb. 17, 2013. She was a member of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Durant, Iowa, where she served as the music director. Sue served as worthy matron of The Order of the Eastern Star, Purity Chapter in Wilton, Iowa, and grand organist for the Grand Family Order of Eastern Star, for the state of Iowa. She was an active member of the Cedar County 4-H Equine Division and The Iowa Quarter Horse Association. She was currently serving as president of ASHHS, Walcott, Iowa. Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Durant, Iowa. Order of Eastern Star services will be held following visitation at 7 p.m. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, March 31, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Durant, Iowa. An additional hour of visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will take place at Durant Cemetery, Durant, Iowa. Sue is survived and lovingly remembered by her daughters, Anna (Douglas) Dehrkoop of Zearing, Iowa, and Jill (Marc) Blieu of New Liberty, Iowa; her grandchildren, Grace and Henry Dehrkoop and Harper Blieu; her parents, Glenn and Norma Sievers of Walcott, Iowa; her sister Sally Lilienthal of Wilton, Iowa; and her brother, Bryan (Lisa) Sievers of Stockton, Iowa. She was preceded in death by her husband and her brother, Jon Sievers. A memorial has been established and will be divided among Sue’s favorite charities. Online condolences and remembrances may be left for the family at www.bentleyfuneralhome.com.

We are saddened to report that our president, Sue Voss, has passed away. She died peacefully on Monday, March 27, 2017, after an extended illness. She will be truly missed by ASHHS Board members and others who knew her. Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2017, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Durant, Iowa. An additional hour of visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral service at the church, which is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on Friday, March 31, 2017. We will post a full obituary when one is available. In this photograph taken last November, Sue is shown with former ASHHS president Franz Neff.