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Surnames: Brandt, Zieman, Krambeer, Baade, Chiappe, Weihe, Huebner
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VERN WILLIAM ZIEMAN
Funeral services were held for Vern William Zieman, 89, at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 22,
1981 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Monona, with the Rev. Harold Ward officiating. Burial
was in St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Luana, with the Rev. Brian Burchfield officiating.
Vern Zieman, son of Albert and Anna (Brandt) Zieman, was born Jan. 1, 1892 on a farm in
Grand Meadow Township, Clayton County. He was baptized in early infancy and confirmed in
March 1906. He received his education in the area schools.
Jan. 14, 1914, he was married to Emma Krambeer. They moved to a farm near Luana where
they lived for 30 years. During this time they made a home for Chet Bente. In 1945 they
moved to Monona and became members of St. Paul Lutheran Church. Vern died Monday, Jan. 19
at the Elkader Care Center.
Preceding him in death were his parents, wife, a son, Kermit, a brother, Elmer, two
sisters, Clinda Weihe and Estella Huebner.
Surviving him are two daughters, Mrs. Lawrence (Ida Ann) Baade, Monona; Mrs. Ray (Phyllis)
Chiappe, Winnetka, Ill.; a son, Curtis of Luana; eight grandchildren; and 11
Postville Herald newspaper clipping from my mother's obituary collection.