1942 - St. Paul's United Church of Christ Confirmation Class

This page is dedicated to the memory of Norman Falk

Information on individual classmates was given by Norman Falk, with further research on individuals completed by myself (Dena). Additional information is welcome.

1) Glenn Mueller - deceased. His parents are Henry and Hattie
2) Ester Matter - lives in Streator. Her parents are Emma and Chris.
3) Rev. Paul Buchmueller - He was installed as pastor in July 1920. He was qualified in Christian Education and music. Under his leadership, the Sunday School was re-organized, a program was included for the training of the teachers for Sunday School, the choir work increased and an orchestra was organized (currently disbanded). He was born 13 May 1878, died August 1966 in Marshalltown, Marshall, Iowa.
4) Lillian Oldenburg married Dean Janssen. He was born Jan. 20, 1925, died Jun 8, 2002. Dean's parents were Willemnia "Minnie" and Edward.
5) Donald Iegger - El Paso. His parents were Joe and Barbara. Siblings: Lois Barris, Joan Blackmoor, Carolyn Welch.
6) Eldon W. Harms - b. 7 Sept. 1927, d. 19 Jun 2004, obit. He is buried in Minonk Township Cemetery. He is the son of Tjark & Lilly Harms and married Rita Smith, daughter of Clarence & Lena Smith. Eldon had the nickname "Chewy".
7) Marion Cremer - lives in the Washington D.C. area. Her parents are Herman and Esther, brother's Don and Richerd
8) Clarence Falk - He married Velma E. Applegate on Jan. 20, 1948, in Ottawa. Clarence died November 7, 1991 in Sterling, Illinois and is buried in Oak Knoll Memorial Park, Sterling; obit.
9) Clara Danekas Fewell. She married Laverne Fewell.
10) Norman Falk - b. Jan. 10, 1928 in Flanagan to Fred and Elsie Durre Falk. He married Marlene Vissering on Feb. 6, 1955. Two months before his death, he gracely provided information for this web page, submitting the photo and sharing many great stories on his classmates. He was a lover of history and a great story teller. Norm, sadley, passed away July 21, 2007. He will be missed by many, but none more then this writer; obit

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