Person:Alma Sass (2)

m. 16 Nov 1888
  1. Friederich Sass1889 - 1890
  2. Alma Louise Sass1890 - 1970
  3. Antonia Augusta Sass1893 - 1994
  4. Metwig "Meta" Sass1894 - 1926
  5. Minnie Kathrina Marie Sass1896 - 1986
  6. Hetwig "Hattie" M. Sass1898 - 1978
  7. William Herman Ferdinand Sass1901 - 1978
  8. Berthold G. Sass1903 - 1990
  9. Baby Sass1905 - 1906
  • HHerman Zemke1878 - 1926
  • WAlma Louise Sass1890 - 1970
m. 21 Jan 1908
  1. Paul Ferdinand Zemke1909 - 2000
  2. Ewald William Zemke1910 - 1985
  3. Bertholt August Zemke1911 - 1983
  4. Walter Kaspar Zemke1913 - 2004
  5. Helmuth "Doc" Herman Zemke1916 - 1994
  6. Albertina Augusta Zemke1918 - 1980
  7. Arnold Ludwig Zemke1919 - 2005
  8. Raymond Berthold Zemke1924 - 2002
m. 1946
Facts and Events
Name Alma Louise Sass
Gender Female
Birth[1] 7 Aug 1890 Inver Grove, Dakota, Minnesota, United States
Marriage 21 Jan 1908 Barron County, Wisconsin, United Statesto Herman Zemke
Marriage 1946 St. Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United Statesto Frank Douglas Gordon
Residence? Barron County, Wisconsin, United States
Death[2] 29 Jan 1970 Turtle Lake (Township), Barron, Wisconsin, United States
Burial? Silver Creek Cemetery (Mount Hope), Turtle Lake, Barron County, Wisconsin, United States
Other? LutheranEthnicity/Relig.

Her marriage to Herman was a "love match" and she explicitly stated thatwhen she died, she would be buried next to Herman, not Frank Gordon, hersecond husband. Witnesses at wedding: Franz Fehlberg from Chaska,Minnesota and Reinhard John from Forrest, Wisconsin - cousins to HermanZemke. She was strict at home. Family went to church every Sunday.


Alma Zemke Gordon, 79, of Clayton, died Jan. 29. She was born Aug. 7,1890 in Rosemont, Minn, and moved with her parents to the Claytoncommunity when a young girl. She was married to Hermann Zemke Jan 31,1908 and they farmed in the Silver Creek vicinity. He preceded her indeath Feb 6 1926. In 1946 she moved to St. Paul and was married to FrankGordon, who also proceeded her in death. She then moved back to Claytonand spent the latter years living in Almena, Turtle Lake, and Clayton.

Surviving are seven sons, Paul, Ewald, Walter and Helmuth of Clayton,Bert of Prairie Farm, Raymond of White Bear, Minn, and Arnold of St.Paul; two daughters Tina, Mrs. Martin Kittelson of St. Paul, Ethel, Mrs.Raymond Raffesberger of LaMesa, Calif. , five sisters; four brothers; 34grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Jan. 31 at Immanuel Lutheran church at Claytonwith Rev. Walter Leinerger officiating. Interment was made in Mount Hopecemetery with Borchert's Funeral Home of Clayton in charge ofarrangements. Pallbearers were Charles Blanch, Alfred Thill Sr, EdwardBecker, Lyle Grosskreutz, Gust Greschner, and Kenneth Schmidt.

  1. Birth Record for Alma Sass.
  2. Heart Failure