Yuma County, Colorado
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Otto and Lena (Busing) Stoermer, brother Herman Stoermer, WagesHerman and Margarethe Busing arrived in New York in 1914, with Johanne 9, Maria 6, Line 3, and Martha 1.
Lena Hermina Margaret Stoermer, 90, Cole Camp, died May 30, 2000, at Good Samaritan Nursing Home, Cole Camp. She was born April 20, 1910, in Oldenburg, Germany, a daughter of Johann H. and Margaret Henrika Janssen Busing. She was married April 19, 1931, in Yuma, Colo., to Otto E. Stoermer, who survives at the home. A homemaker, she was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Cole Camp. Survivors include: two daughters, Edna Simon, Cole Camp, and Margaret Mayhew, Jefferson City; one son, Herbert Stoermer, Cole Camp; one sister, Emma Bell, Cheyenne, Wyo.; 14 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. One son, Paul Stoermer, preceded her in death. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Holy Cross Lutheran Church. The Rev. Erich L. Kurz will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Cemetery, Cole Camp. Visitation will follow a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home, Cole Camp. Memorials are suggested to Holy Cross Lutheran Church or Good Samaritan Nursing Home. EDNA
Edna Helena Stoermer, age 25, married Raymond Albert Simon, age 34, August 16, 1959 at Cole Camp, Missouri.
Raymond Albert Simon, 86, of Cole Camp, died Tuesday, February 28, 2012, at Boone Hospital Center, Columbia, with his family by his side. He was born on March 21, 1925, on the family farm near Bahner, Missouri, a son of Carl E. and Clara (Ehlers) Simon. He attended Pacific School in Pettis County and the Lutheran School at Holy Cross. On August 16, 1959, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church of rural Cole Camp, he was united in marriage to Edna Helena Stoermer by Rev. F. H. Gerken.
Raymond was a member of the Holy Cross Lutheran Church of rural Cole Camp and the Couples Club. He worked on the farm and was a dairy farmer for more than 20 years. He enjoyed watching his grandchildren play sports and spending time with his dog, Red. He is survived by his wife, Edna Simon of the home; three daughters, Karen Knox and her husband Steve of Cole Camp, Lois Henning and her husband Ronnie of Cole Camp, and Anita Pringle and her husband Jon of Warrensburg; two sons, Ronald Simon and his wife Vicky of Lenexa, Kansas, and Mark Simon of Cole Camp; six grandchildren, Brandon Simon, Alexis Kabler, Christina Simon, Colin Kabler, Riley Henning, and Reece Henning; and four step-grandchildren, David, William, Lucas, and Corey. He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Clara Simon, his sister, Florence Harms, and his brother, Victor Simon.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 3, 2012, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, rural Cole Camp, with Pastor Michael Boothby officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Cemetery, Cole Camp. The family will receive friends from 9:00 a.m. until service time at the church. The family suggests memorial contributions be given to Lutheran School Association or Holy Cross Lutheran Church in care of the Fox Funeral Home, Cole Camp.
Pallbearers will be Colin Kabler, Riley Henning, Brandon Simon, John Fadler, Dean Doll, Travis Doll, Larry Stoermer, and David Lyden. Honorary
Herbert Ernest Stoermer, 81, of rural Cole Camp, died Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at Good Shepherd Care Center, Versailles. He was born on February 12, 1932, at Yuma, Colorado, a son of Otto and Lena (Busing) Stoermer.
He was baptized by Pastor Hoyer on February 21, 1932, and was confirmed on April 14, 1946, by Pastor R. P. Schulz at St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran Church in Yuma, Colorado. He attended St. Paul's Lutheran School in Yuma, CO. As a young man, he helped on the family farm in Colorado, where they farmed corn and wheat. In 1950, he moved with his parents to a farm they had purchased in the Lake Creek area northeast of Cole Camp. He served his country honorably in the United States Army during the Korean War. On November 28, 1954, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church of rural Cole Camp, he was united in marriage to Marvalee Bahrenburg by Pastor Dye. The couple moved to a farm near Bahner. In 1960, they moved back to the Stoermer family farm northeast of Cole Camp. He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Sedalia. He loved to farm, read, and drink root beer and enjoyed taking yearly trips back to Yuma, Colorado, to visit family and friends. He is survived by:
his wife, Marvalee Stoermer of the home; two daughters, Coleen Johnson of Sedalia and Donna LaFavor of Sedalia; two sisters, Edna Simon of Cole Camp and Margaret Mayhew of Jefferson City; three grandchildren, Joseph LaFavor, Emily Dunn, and Alexandra Clark; and two great-grandchildren, Randy Stoermer and Zachary Dunn.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Otto and Lena Stoermer, and his brother, Paul Stoermer.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, July 15, 2013, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Sedalia, with Pastor Jeremy Freeman officiating. Burial will be in Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery, rural Cole Camp, with military rites by the American Legion Post No. 305 of Cole Camp. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until service time on Monday at the church in Sedalia. The family suggests memorial contributions be given to Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery Perpetual Care Fund or St. Paul's Lutheran School in Sedalia, in care of the Fox Funeral Home, Cole Camp.
Pallbearers will be Larry Stoermer, Mark Simon, Dean Doll, Greg Bahrenburg, Jimmy Bahrenburg, Ed Goetz, Brian Bahrenburg, and Travis Doll.
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