Obituary of Ida Berckenhoff Hemmi Graham
- Obituary of Ida Berckenhoff Hemmi Graham
Hallettsville Tribune Herald
3 Dec 2003
Ida Berckenhoff Graham
Ida Berckenhoff Graham, age 77, died Wednesday, November 19, 2003 at her
home in Livingston.
She was born on Feb. 3, 1926 in Moulton, the daughter of Fred Berckenhoff
and Kristina (Koudelka) Berckenhoff.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, George Graham Sr.,
and two brothers, Rudy Berckenhoff and Bill Berckenhoff.
Survivors include two sons and daughter-in-laws [sic], Kenneth Ray Hemmi of
Livingston and Aaron J. and Teresa Graham of Onalaska; a grandson, Aaron J.
Graham, Jr. of Onalaska; two stepdaughters, Teresa Wedgeworth of Elkhart and
Faye Johnson of South Dakota; two stepsons, George N. Graham Jr. of Oklahoma
and Norman Graham of Porter; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Otto and Marge
Berckenhoff and Dennis and Pat Berckenhoff of Moulton; three sisters and two
brothers-in-law, Sophie Barta of Moulton, Dorothy and Ben Ulbrich of
Houston, and Rose and Gene Selzer of Moulton.
The family received friends from 6 p.m. until p.m. [sic] Thursday, Nov. 20
at Cochran Funeral Home Chapel in Livingston, and on Friday, Nov. 21 from 6
p.m. until 10 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Moulton.
Burial followed in the Moulton Catholic Cemetery.
Pallbearers were nephews: Allen Barta, Gregory Berckenhoff, Kevin
Berckenhoff, Larry Berckenhoff, Vernon Meazle and Gene Selzer Jr.
Cochran Funeral Home and Smith Funeral Home were in charge of arrangements.
NOTE: Ida Berckenhoff was married first to Edwin Lutzie Hemmi, whose
paternal grandmother was Catherine Elizabeth Berckenhoff, thus making Ida
and Edwin 3rd cousins.
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