hmtl5 Vernon William Wunnenberg b. 02 Jul 1894 Iowa d. 12 Mar 1977: Wunnenberg family
Vernon William Wunnenberg

Vernon William Wunnenberg

Male 1894 - 1977  (82 years)

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  • Name Vernon William Wunnenberg 
    Born 02 Jul 1894  Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • 1900 US census gives birth as Jul 1895
    Gender Male 
    Census 1940  North Miami, Dade County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1945  North Miami, Dade County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1945 Florida state census, North Miami, Dade County. Vernon W. Wunnenberg, age 50, born in Iowa. Wife, Amelia also at same address: 520 NE 166 Street, North Miami.
    Died 12 Mar 1977  [4
    Buried 15 Mar 1977  Aspen Grove Cemetery, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I83  Wunnenberg
    Last Modified 3 Oct 2019 

    Father Fred Chris Wunnenberg,   b. 17 Feb 1862, Benton Twsp, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1941, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Anna Mary Riemann,   b. 22 Jun 1867, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1958  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 30 Mar 1891  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Amelia Lillian Sullivan,   b. 1897, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1965, Jasper, Marion County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 23 Feb 1921  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Last Modified 18 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F44  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 02 Jul 1894 - Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Feb 1921 - Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1940 - North Miami, Dade County, Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1945 - North Miami, Dade County, Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 Mar 1977 - Aspen Grove Cemetery, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Amelia Lillian Sullivan Wunnenberg
    Amelia Lillian Sullivan Wunnenberg
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    Vernon 5th from right group by plane.jpg
    Vernon 5th from right group by plane.jpg
    Vernon Amelia un-ided friends.jpg
    Vernon Amelia un-ided friends.jpg
    Vernon Wunnenberg at the hangar.jpg
    Vernon Wunnenberg at the hangar.jpg
    Vernon Wunnenberg by plane.jpg
    Vernon Wunnenberg by plane.jpg
    Vernon Wunnenberg older.jpg
    Vernon Wunnenberg older.jpg
    adult children of Fred and Anna Wunnenberg Oct 1936
    adult children of Fred and Anna Wunnenberg Oct 1936
    Wunnenberg 24
    Wunnenberg 24
    Wunnenberg 26
    Wunnenberg 26
    Wunnenberg & Bremer families
    Wunnenberg & Bremer families
    Bremer, Riemann and Wunnenberg families.
    Left to right, back row: Alice Wunnenberg, Vernon Wunnenberg, Joseph Schmeiser, unknown man, Frederick William "Will" Bremer, Fred Meyer, Uncle William Bremer, Herbert Wunnenberg, and Nellie E. Riepe.
    Seated middle row: Anna Mary Riemann Wunnenberg, Louise Marie Ruckenbrod Bremer, Mary Elizabeth Riemann Schmeiser, Aunt Mathilda Kuchel Bremer, Grandma Dorthea Marie Bremer Riemann, Elizabeth “Lizzie” Margaret Peters Bremer, Unknown Riepe, Minnie Riemann Meyer, Unknown Riepe, and unknown woman in hat.
    Children seated on lawn: Ralph Wunnenberg, Mildred and Ralph Bremer, Vera and Orval Milton Schmeiser, unknown, unknown, Pearl Wunnenberg, unknown, and Eddy Slater.
    Wunnenberg, Fred's fifty third birthday celebration with family
    Wunnenberg, Fred's fifty third birthday celebration with family

    Documents
    Wunnenberg,Vernon WWI draft registration card
    Wunnenberg,Vernon WWI draft registration card
    Wunnenberg, Vernon 01
    Wunnenberg, Vernon 01
    Wunnenberg, Vernon 02
    Wunnenberg, Vernon 02

    Headstones
    WunnenbergVernonandAmelia.jpg
    WunnenbergVernonandAmelia.jpg
    Plot: Section 324, Row 2.
    Plot: 324 358 05-06

  • Notes 
    • World War I draft registration card. Vernon W. Wunnenberg. Birth data: 2 July 1894 Home address: 1146 (can't read street name), Burlington, Iowa. Natural born citizen. Place of birth: Sperry, Iowa. Occupation: Machinist. Employer: Burlington Machine Works. Marriage status: single. Height: medium. Build: slender. Eyes: brown. Hair: brown.
      Obit from Find a Grave
      Vernon W. Wunnenberg, 82, of 2048 Gnahn, died at 12:25 p.m. Saturday, March 12, in Klein hospital.
      He was born July 2, 1894, in Sperry, the son of Fred and Anna Riemann Wunnenberg. Feb 23, 1921, he married Amelia Sullivan; she died May 30, 1965.
      He was a pioneer aviator, a retired aircraft mechanic and pilot and an Army veteran of World War I. He was a Protestant, a member of Veterans of World War I, OX-5 Club, and Antique Airplane Assn.
      Surviving: Two brothers, Alfred, Burlington, with whom he made his home, Ralph, Burlington; one sister, Mrs. Roy (Alice) Anderson, Sperry; a number of nieces and nephews.
      Funeral: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Prugh's chapel, Rev. Dale A. Hempen; Aspen Grove cemetery.
      Burlington Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa. 13 March 1977

      US Army Transport Service Passenger Lists:
      Name: Vernon W Wunnenberg
      Departure Date: 11 Apr 1919
      Departure Place: Bordeaux, France
      Arrival Date: 23 Apr 1919
      Arrival Place: Hoboken, New Jersey
      Residence Place: Sperry IA
      Mother: Anna Wunnenberg
      Ship: SANTA TERESA
      Military Unit: CO G 35 ENG
      Rank: Private
      Service Number: 2857660

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Iowa Births and Christenings Index, 1857-1947.

    2. [S14] 1900 US census.

    3. [S16] World War I draft registration.

    4. [S9] Social Security Death Index.

    5. [S15] Iowa Marriage Records, 1850-1937.