Name: Herbert Emil Kietzman
Birth: 2 MAY 1888 in Alma, Wabaunsee, Kansas
Death: 3 SEP 1949 in Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas
Note: Univery of Kansas hospital
Burial: 6 SEP 1949 Templin Cemetery, Alta Vista, Kansas
Change Date: 15 FEB 2003
At Herbert's Christening, Charles and Katherine Kietzman served as his God-Parents. He and Caroline are believed to have had a fourth child, name unknown.
HEADSTONE TEXT Kietzman - Caroline L. - Herbert E.
Alta Vista Journal 8 Sep 1949
HERB KIETZMAN DIES SATURDAY OF THROAT AILMENT
Funeral services were held on Tuesday afternoon from St. Paul's Lutheran church for Herbert E. Kietzman, 61, who died Saturday at the University of Kansas hospital following an operation a few weeks ago for a throat affliction.
Herb, as he was known to everyone, was a native of and spent his entire life in this community, taking an active part in civic activities. He was born May 2, 1888, in the Egypt community northeast of Alta Vista and spent most of his life as a farmer in the Templin district. A life-long member of the Lutheran church, he gave generously of his time, serving some 30 years as a trustee and was a member of the building committee. Herb was an active member of the Alta Vista Farmers Union, heading this organization as president for 31 years, was a member of the Templin school board for several years and also a member of the Garfield township board.
On March 18, 1913, he was united in marriage to Carolina Bock, who, with three daughters, survive him. They are Mrs. Leota Williams, Topeka; Mrs. Irma Stuewe, Wichita, and Mrs. Arlene Fink, Strasburg, Colo. He also leaves four grandchildren and two brothers, Max Kietzman of Kansas City and W.C. Kietzman of Alma.
Father: "August" Friedrich Wilhelm Kietzmann b: 12 MAR 1852 in Ruhhof, Brandenburg, Germany
Mother: Mariana "Anna" Wertzberger b: 27 OCT 1856 in Elgin, Kane, Illinois
Caroline Louise "Lena" Bock b: 5 NOV 1888 in Templin, Wabaunsee, Kansas
18 MAR 1913
in Templin Church, Templin, Kansas
- Living Kietzman
- Irma Viola Kietzman b: 25 NOV 1920 in Alta Vista, Wabaunsee, Kansas
- Arlene Kietzman b: 4 JUN 1924 in Templin, Wabaunsee, Kansas