Minnie Clara Wunnenberg
Born: 14 Oct 1898
Died: 30 Oct 1972 in Beloit, Wisconsin
Buried: Kossuth Cemetery, Des Moines County, Iowa

Father: Fred Chris Wunnenberg
Mother: Anna Mary Riemann


Married: 14 Jan 1920 in Sperry, Iowa

Chester Alan McKeown
Born: 11 September 1898 near Perry, Oklahoma
Died: 25 Oct 1952 in Burlington, Iowa
Buried: next to Minnie

Link to McKeown genealogy home page
Father: John L. McKeown
Mother: Sarah A. Shields


i: Evelyn Grace McKeown
Born: 1 Dec 1920, Newport, Iowa
Died: 23 Feb 2014, West Burlington, Iowa


ii: Lucille Irene McKeown
Born: 19 Mar 1922, Yarmouth, Iowa
Died: 31 Mar 2013, Dousman, Wisconsin


Minnie C. McKeown.
Minnie C. McKeown, 74, Darien, Wis., died at 1 a.m. Monday, Oct. 30, at Beloit Memorial hospital, Beloit, Wis. She was born Oct. 14, 1898, in Sperry, the daughter of Fred and Anna Reihman Wunnenberg. She married Chester A. McKeown in Sperry in January, 1920.

She was of the Lutheran faith. Surviving: Two daughters, Mrs. Lucille Hedges, Sharon, Wis., and Mrs. Evelyn Thompson, Mediapolis; two sisters, Mrs. Alice Anderson, Sperry, and Mrs. Mary May Ruschill, Burlington; three brothers, Vernon, Ralph and Alfred Wunnenberg, all of Burlington; four grandchildren and one great-grandchildren.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Thursday, Prugh's chapel, Rev. W.O. Talley; Kossuth cemetery. A memorial has been established for the Gideon Memorial Bible fund.
Burlington Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa.  30 October 1972


Chester A. McKeown.
Services will be held Tuesday at 2p.m. from Mediapolis Methodist church for Chester A. McKeown, 53, who died Sunday in Burlington hospital.  The body will be taken from the Wallen funeral home to the church Tuesday at 10 a.m.  Burial will be Kossith cemetery.

McKeown was born at Perry, Okla., Nov. 9 1898, and farmed for many years near Mediapolis.  About five years ago he moved to Espanola, N. Mex., and operated a trailer sales agency there.  He returned to Burlington a few days ago for surgery.

He married Minnie Wunnenberg at Sperry Jan. 14, 1920. He was a member of Mediapolis Methodist church, the Burlington Moose and the Valley masonic chapter at Espanola.  He served in the navy during World war one.

Surviving are his widow; two daughters, Mrs. Evelyn Thompson, Mediapolis, and Mrs. Lucille Hedges, Darien, Wis.; two grandchildren; a brother, Stanley, Washington, Ia.; a sister, Mrs. Avis Daniels, Perry, Okla., and a stepmother, Mrs. Norah McKeown, Mediapolis.

Burlington Hawk Eye Gazette, Burlington, Iowa, 27 October 1952