Otto Edward "Ott" Schafer
b: 7 JUN 1919
d: 20 SEP 1979
Facts
  • 7 JUN 1919 - Birth - ; West Bend, Kossuth, Iowa, USA
  • 23 SEP 1979 - Burial - ; In Union Cemetery, Humboldt, Humboldt, Iowa, USA
  • 20 SEP 1979 - Death - ; Humboldt, Humboldt, Iowa, USA
  • 3 MAY 1949 - Residence - ; West Bend, Iowa, USA
  • 13 SEP 1979 - Residence - ; Humboldt, Humboldt, Iowa, USA
  • 1 JAN 1925 - Residence - ; Fenton, Kossuth, Iowa
  • 1 APR 1940 - Residence - ; West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, United States
  • 1951 - Residence - ; West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, USA
  • 18 AUG 1951 - Residence - ; West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, USA
  • FEB 1971 - Residence - ; Humboldt, Humboldt, Iowa, USA
  • 1920 - Residence - ; Garfield, Kossuth, Iowa
  • MAR 1952 - Residence - ; New Mexico, USA
  • MAY 1959 - Residence - ; Humboldt, Humboldt, Iowa, USA
  • JUN 1960 - Residence - ; Humboldt, Humboldt, Iowa, USA
  • MAR 1943 - Residence - ; Moody Field, Georgia, USA
  • JAN 1945 - Residence - ; Denver, Adams, Colorado, USA
  • JAN 1946 - Residence - ; West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, USA
  • NOV 1945 - Residence - ; West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, USA
  • 1930 - Residence - ; Riverdale, Kossuth, Iowa
  • MAR 1973 - Residence - ; Humboldt, Humboldt, Iowa, USA
  • 1930 - Residence - ; Riverdale, Kossuth, Iowa
  • 1920 - Residence - ; Garfield, Kossuth, Iowa
  • DEC 1951 - Military Service - ; Rantoul, Champaign, Illinois, USA
  • 25 MAR 1946 - Candidate for City Cou - ; West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, USA
  • 18 MAR 1946 - Election - ; West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, USA
  • 25 OCT 1951 - Military Service - ; Chanute Field, Illinois, USA
  • 14 AUG 1951 - Military Service - ; Scott''s Field, Illinois, USA
  • 11 JUN 1941 - Military Service - ; Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, USA
  • 1 NOV 1945 - Military Service -
  • JUN 1943 - Military Service - ; Valdosta, Lowndes, Georgia, USA
  • Education - Educated in the West Bend and Livermore schools ; Livermore, Humboldt, Iowa, USA; West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, USA
  • JAN 1942 - Education - Otto graduated from the Chanute Field US Army Air Corps Technical School ; Chanute Field, Illinois, USA
  • BET 1962 AND 1979 - Occupation - Sold Lutheran Brotherhood Insurance for about 17 years ; Humboldt, Humboldt, Iowa, USA
  • DEC 1945 - Occupation - Bought Ludwig Reinen''s grocery/general store "Reinen''s Fair Price Store" and turned it i ; West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, USA
  • 3 MAY 1949 - Residence - ; West Bend, Iowa, USA
  • 13 SEP 1979 - Residence - ; Humboldt, Humboldt, Iowa, USA
  • 1 JAN 1925 - Residence - ; Fenton, Kossuth, Iowa
  • 1 APR 1940 - Residence - ; West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, United States
  • 1951 - Residence - ; West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, USA
  • 18 AUG 1951 - Residence - ; West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, USA
  • FEB 1971 - Residence - ; Humboldt, Humboldt, Iowa, USA
  • 1920 - Residence - ; Garfield, Kossuth, Iowa
  • MAR 1952 - Residence - ; New Mexico, USA
  • MAY 1959 - Residence - ; Humboldt, Humboldt, Iowa, USA
  • JUN 1960 - Residence - ; Humboldt, Humboldt, Iowa, USA
  • MAR 1943 - Residence - ; Moody Field, Georgia, USA
  • JAN 1945 - Residence - ; Denver, Adams, Colorado, USA
  • JAN 1946 - Residence - ; West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, USA
  • NOV 1945 - Residence - ; West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, USA
  • 1930 - Residence - ; Riverdale, Kossuth, Iowa
  • MAR 1973 - Residence - ; Humboldt, Humboldt, Iowa, USA
  • 1930 - Residence - ; Riverdale, Kossuth, Iowa
  • 1920 - Residence - ; Garfield, Kossuth, Iowa
Ancestors
   
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Gottlieb Friedrich Schafer
20 JUN 1881 - 9 NOV 1945
  
  
  
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Otto Edward "Ott" Schafer
7 JUN 1919 - 20 SEP 1979
  
 
  
 
 
Elizabeth Marie "Lizzie" Schmidt
1 SEP 1889 - 20 MAR 1973
  
  
  
Anna Margaretha "Maggie" Lindemann
12 FEB 1864 - 5 JUN 1943
 
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) Gottlieb Friedrich Schafer
Birth20 JUN 1881Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Death9 NOV 1945 West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, USA
Marriage3 MAR 1910to Elizabeth Marie "Lizzie" Schmidt at West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, United States
Father?
Mother?
PARENT (F) Elizabeth Marie "Lizzie" Schmidt
Birth1 SEP 1889Dysart, Tama, Iowa, USA
Death20 MAR 1973 Fort Dodge, Webster, Iowa, USA
Marriage3 MAR 1910to Gottlieb Friedrich Schafer at West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, United States
FatherGeorg Karl "Charles" "Chas" Schmidt Sr
MotherAnna Margaretha "Maggie" Lindemann
CHILDREN
MOtto Edward "Ott" Schafer
Birth7 JUN 1919West Bend, Kossuth, Iowa, USA
Death20 SEP 1979Humboldt, Humboldt, Iowa, USA
Marriage12 OCT 1943to Charlotte Arlene DeGroote at West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, USA
MBenjamin George "Bennie" "Toby" Schafer
Birth19 APR 1922West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, USA
Death25 NOV 1944Holland
MWilliam Paul "Bill" "Willie" Schafer
Birth21 OCT 1913West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, USA
Death4 SEP 1979Sacramento, Sacramento, California, USA
Marriage11 APR 1943to Vivian Caroline Veth at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, USA
MLouis Fredrich "Louie" Schafer
Birth24 DEC 1911West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, USA
Death1 AUG 1990Humboldt, Humboldt, Iowa, USA
Marriage20 APR 1935to Esther Margaret Zinnel at Fairmont, Martin, Minnesota, USA
MCarl Gottlieb Schafer II
Birth14 SEP 1910West Bend, Kossuth, Iowa, USA
Death26 NOV 2007West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, USA
Marriage5 DEC 1939to Marie Margaret Dorweiler at West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, USA
MErnest Elmer "Ernie" Schafer
Birth21 SEP 1920Livermore, Humboldt, Iowa, USA
Death30 JUN 1998Springfield, Greene, Missouri, USA
Marriage2 MAY 1948to Wylma Erna Bell at West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, USA
MRobert Otto Schafer
Birth23 MAR 1917Garfield Township, Kossuth, Iowa, USA
Death10 AUG 1983Wantagh, Nassau, New York, USA
MarriageJAN 1943to Elizabeth Frances "Bette" Hewson at Sunnyside, Queens, New York, USA
MDonald Fredrick "Don" Schafer
Birth25 JUN 1930Livermore, Humboldt, Iowa, USA
Death16 MAR 2005West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, USA
Marriage21 JUN 1953to Kay Donna Carlson at West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, USA
FLeona Mae "Onie" Schafer
Birth4 JAN 1929West Bend, Kossuth, Iowa, USA
Death24 SEP 2014West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, USA
Marriage31 AUG 1951to Robert L "Bob" Ellison at Lawton, Blaine, Oklahoma, USA
Marriage15 OCT 1961to Glen Dean "Jelly Belly" Alderson Sr at West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, USA
FBetty Marie "Bette" Schafer
Birth24 MAR 1927West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, USA
Death7 OCT 2007Solvang, Santa Barbara, California, USA
Marriage3 JUN 1950to Thomas Joseph "Tom" Murphy II at Santa Barbara County, California, USA
FWilma Rose Schafer
Birth28 MAY 1925West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, USA
Death21 NOV 1997Solvang, Santa Barbara, California, USA
Marriage10 MAY 1946to Raymond Allen "Ray" Morey at Nashua, Chickasaw, Iowa, USA
FEleanor Marie Schafer
Birth13 JAN 1924Iowa, USA
Death25 APR 2011Marshalltown, Marshall, Iowa, USA
Marriage28 OCT 1945to George Randolph Maberry at Welcome, Martin, Minnesota, USA
Marriage19 JUL 1985to Cecil W "Duke" Schriber at Sioux Falls, Lincoln, South Dakota, USA
FFrances Margaret Schafer
Birth17 JUN 1915West Bend, Kossuth, Iowa, USA
Death6 OCT 1916West Bend, Kossuth, Iowa, USA
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Otto Edward "Ott" Schafer
Birth7 JUN 1919West Bend, Kossuth, Iowa, USA
Death20 SEP 1979 Humboldt, Humboldt, Iowa, USA
Marriage12 OCT 1943to Charlotte Arlene DeGroote at West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, USA
FatherGottlieb Friedrich Schafer
MotherElizabeth Marie "Lizzie" Schmidt
PARENT (F) Charlotte Arlene DeGroote
Birth13 AUG 1921Rutland, Humboldt, Iowa, USA
Death19 NOV 1999 Humboldt, Humboldt, Iowa, USA
Marriage12 OCT 1943to Otto Edward "Ott" Schafer at West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, USA
Father?
Mother?
CHILDREN
Private
Birth
Death
Marriage9 AUG 1964to Private at Humboldt, Humboldt, Iowa, USA
Evidence
[S6]1920 United States Federal Census
[S7]1930 United States Federal Census
[S11]Social Security Death Index
[S110]Web: Iowa, Find A Grave Index, 1838-2011
[S130]1940 United States Federal Census
[S10]Iowa State Census Collection, 1836-1925
[S254]Iowa, World War II Bonus Case Files, 1947-1954
[S252]U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1700s-Current
[S316]U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
[S71]U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010
Descendancy Chart
Otto Edward "Ott" Schafer b: 7 JUN 1919 d: 20 SEP 1979
Charlotte Arlene DeGroote b: 13 AUG 1921 d: 19 NOV 1999