Cape Girardeau County Missouri Genealogy Trails
LOUISVILLE, ILL--KENNETH A. ULRICH, 73, of Louisville, Ill., died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2003, at his home. He was born Sept. 13, 1930, in Cape Girardeau, son of Fred and Myrtle William Ulrich. He married Mary Alice McCorkle. She died in 1965.
Ulrich was a former member of VFW Post 3838. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
Survivors include a son, Jeff Ulrich of Louisville; two sisters, Maxine Phillips of Kibler, Ariz., Murlene Triplett of Oak Ridge, Tenn.; and a brother, Fred Ulrich Jr. of Alma, Ark.
Friends may call Sunday at Zion United Methodist Church in Gordonville from 1 p.m. until time of service. Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the church cemetery, with the Rev. Ann Mowery officiating. Military rites will be conducted by VFW Post 3838. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. (Contributed by Catherine Allison)
LAWRENCE V. ULRICH, 61 years old, of Cedar Hill, (MO) and formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday at his home after suffering an apparent heart attack. Mr. Ulrich was born March 2, 1921 in Ullin, Ill., son of Michael and Lena Ulrich. On May 1, 1942 he married Violet Rider in Alexandria, Va. He later married Carolyn Hill in St. Louis. She survives.
Mr. Ulrich was a retired construction worker and a former member of St. Mary's Cathedral Parish in Cape Girardeau.
In addition to his wife, other survivors include sons, Edward Ulrich, St. Charles, James Ulrich, Arnold, Phillip Ulrich, San Diego, Calif., and Michael and Anthony "Bob" Ulrich, both of Cape Girardeau; daughter, Mrs. Charlotte Hente, Cape Girardeau; sister, Priscilla Brentley, St. Louis; brother, Joe Ulrich, Anna, Ill., and 14 grandchildren.
The body is at the Chapel Hill Funeral Home in Cedar Hill, where service will be held at 2 p.m. today. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery. (Contributed by Catherine Allison)
CAPE GIRARDEAU--Funeral service for PAUL E. ULRICH, 2522 Boutin Drive, was held today at Ford and Sons Funeral Chapel.
Rev. Robert Daniel officiated, with burial in Memorial Park.
Ulrich, 53 years old, died Sunday at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born March 7, 1931, in Cape, son of Sam and Ester Koch Ulrich. He was a football player at Central High School.
Ulrich and the former Norma Jean Pickens were married Sept. 14, 1951, in Cape.
Ulrich was employed at Marquette Cement 13 years, had owned Service Master of Southeast Missouri, was vice president of Service Master Southern, and the past four years had worked at Wal Mart here. He served in Missouri National Guard 20 years, and was a member of Hanover Lutheran Church.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Paul E.Ulrich of the home; a daughter, Mrs. Steven Gills of Cape; a brother, Robert Ulrich of Chicago; a sister, Mrs.Doris Hinker of Nashville, Tenn., and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Jamie, in 1958, and a sister. --Contributed by Catherine Allison.
Arlington, VA--OTTILIE E. UNDERWOOD, 83, a former teacher and Woodward & Lothrop saleswoman, died of cancer July 23 at the Hermitage Nursing Home in Alexandria.
Mrs. Underwood, who lived in Arlington, was born in Dutchtown, Mo. She graduated from Southeast Missouri State Teachers College, and as a young woman she taught grade school in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
She moved to the Washington area in 1931. From 1945 until 1960, she taught at the Jack and Jill Day School in Hyattsville, and then worked as a saleswoman in the stationery department of the Woodward & Lothrop downtown store until retiring in 1974.
Her husband, Thomas L. Underwood, died in 1974.
Survivors include two sons, Thomas L. Underwood Jr. of Arlington and Robert E. Underwood of Riverdale; and a sister, Ernestine Sudekum of Gordonsville, Mo. --Washington Post, The (DC) - July 24, 1990