Facts and Events
||Gertrude Claire Watkins
||29 DEC 1910
||Russellville, Putnam, Indiana
||Gertrude attended Russellville Elementary and Crawfordsville High School through the 11th grade.
||12 OCT 1929
||Chicago, Cook, IllinoisAttendants were Howie and Mary Storz
to Keith Charles Reichard
||26 FEB 1998
||Crawfordsville, Montgomery, IndianaHeart Failure; Culver Union Hospital
||28 FEB 1998
||Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indianain Oak Hill Cemetery
||Gertrude was a housewife but she did clerk in several clothing stores (Golden Rule, Fannie Bee, Merits Shoes)
|Soc Sec No
GERTRUDE CLAIRE WATKINS was born on 29 Dec 1910 at Russellville, Putnam County, Indiana. She and twin brother Robert were the youngest of five children. They had two older brothers, a sister and an elder step-sister, Mary Cox Watkins. She and her twin brother Robert were born at home. Gertrude attended Russellville Elementary and Crawfordsville High School through the 11th grade.
She married KEITH CHARLES REICHARD, son of JOHN BERT "JACK" REICHARD and EFFIE MAE COOPER, on 12 Oct 1929 at Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, at the age of 18. Attendants were Howie and Mary Storz. They had two children, a boy and a girl. Her Social Security Number was 316-20-8414. Gertrude was a housewife but she did clerk in several clothing stores (Golden Rule, Fannie Bee, Merits Shoes).
She died of heart failure in Culver Union hospital, on 26 Feb 1998 at Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana, at age 87. She lived the majority of her life in Indiana, retiring with her husband Keith to Florida, returning to Indiana after he died. She was buried on 28 Feb 1998 in Oak Hill Cemetery at Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana, at the age of 87.
The Twins and their Father
With Father-in-Law Jack Reichard
Keith & Gertrude Portrait
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Nancy Reichard. Reichard Family History. (Family History, ca 1980), Secondary quality.
- ↑ Keith Reichard Obituary. (Obituary), 1978, Primary quality.
- ↑ Oak Hill South Tombstones. (Transcribed by Nancy Reichard Feaster), 1998, Primary quality.
Headstone at Oak Hill
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 4.2 Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Primary quality.
Gertude Watkins Reichard entry
Name: Gertrude Reichard
47933 Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, United States of America
Born: 29 Dec 1910
Died: 26 Feb 1998
State (Year) SSN issued: Indiana (Before 1951 )
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 Gertrude Watkins Reichard Obituary. (Publisher Unknown, Feb 26, 1998), 1998, Primary quality.
- ↑ 6.0 6.1 6.2 Jack Feaster. Jack Feaster Interview. (Interview, 1999-2005), Secondary quality.
- ↑ United States. Works Progress Administration (Indiana), and Indiana Works Progress Administration. Index to birth records, Putnam County, 1882-1920. (Indianapolis [Indiana]: Indiana State Library, 1983), Primary quality.
- ↑ Cap Watkins Family Collection: Collected by Gertrude Watkins Reichard. (Obituaries), Primary quality.
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