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Wallace Ernest "Wally" Broeker/Ruth Aralene Wheeler (F127)

Family: Wallace Ernest "Wally" Broeker/Ruth Aralene Wheeler (F127)

m. 6 Feb 1941

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  • Wallace Ernest "Wally" BroekerFather | Male
    Wallace Ernest "Wally" Broeker

    Born  5 Aug 1911  Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  17 Jan 1998  Wapello Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  19 Jan 1998  Elmwood Cemetery, Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  6 Feb 1941  [1, 2, 3]  Davenport, Scott County, Iowa  [1, 2, 3] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Ruth Rebecca Walker | F56 
    Married  12 Aug 1932  First Presbyterian Church, Monmouth, Warren County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  William Frederick Broeker | F128 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Marie Elizabeth "Mary" Taeger | F128 Group Sheet 

    Ruth Aralene WheelerMother | Female
    Ruth Aralene Wheeler

    Born  14 Feb 1912  Davenport, Scott County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  18 Mar 1987  Burlington Medical Center, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  20 Mar 1987  Elmwood Cemetery, Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Edwin G. Wheeler | F449 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Lutie S. Rippey | F449 Group Sheet 

  • Photos

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    Wally and Ruth Broeker
    Wally and Ruth Broeker
    Wallace Ernest and Ruth Aralene (Wheeler) Broeker were married February 6, 1941, in Scott County, Iowa. This is likely a wedding anniversary photograph, taken in about 1961.
    Wally and Ruth Broeker
    Wally and Ruth Broeker
    This is a photograph, taken in about 1956 by Robert Walker, of Wally and Ruth Broeker at their home near Morning Sun, Iowa.
    The Extended Family of Wally Broeker in about 1967
    This would seem to be a holiday meal at the home of Wallace Ernest "Wally" and Ruth Aralene (Wheeler) Broeker. Circling left to right are Beverly Jean "Bev" (Broeker) Marshall, Joni L. Smith, Shirley Lea (Broeker) Smith, John W. Smith, Norton Lawrence "Larry" Smith, Wally Broeker, and sitting in the front chair is Ruth Broeker. Shirley and Beverly were the children of Wally's with his first wife, Ruth Rebecca (Walker) Broeker. (The top of the head of the boy in front is that of Jim Marshall.) (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)

  • Notes  Newspaper Article:
    • 25th Anniversary for Harold Wheelers

      Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Broeker and Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Wheeler entertained at dinner on January 30 at the Broeker home in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Wheeler on the occasion of their 25th wedding anniversary/ The table was lovely with a wedding cake centerpiece, silver bells and bridegroom favors. The three course dinner was served to 14 guests. During the course of the evening Mr. and Mrs. Wheeler were presented with a number of silver pieces.

      Present for the event were Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. Harley Sehrwood, Ted, and Jerry, Mrs. and Mrs. Bernard Wheeler, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Cornic, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Wheeler and Jack, Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Broeker, and Shirley.
    • Sunday guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. S. N. Walker included Mr. and Mrs. Roy Fortner and granddaughter, Sandra Umphrey, Detroit, Michigan; Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Allen and family and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Driscoll, Winterset; Mr. and Mrs. Sam Walker and Jerry and Mr. and Mrs. William William Walker, Gary and Steve all of Marion; Mr. and Mrs. Ted Dotson, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Walker and Doris, and granddaughter, Threasa (sic) Thomas, all of New London; Mr. and Mrs. George Walker, Mrs. Leota Krekel and Bill Brum (sic) all of West Burlington; Mr. and Mrs. John Russell, Wapello; James Walker, Winfield; Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Broeker and Shirley, Mr. and Mrs. Trevor Kimble and family and Tom Walker all of Morning Sun.
    • Taking part in a family Christmas dinner and gift exchange Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs, S. N. Walker were Mr. and Mrs. William Walker and sons, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Walker and nephew, all of Marion; Mrs. Ted Belles, Carol and Mark, Cedar Rapids; Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Virden, Mt. Pleasant; Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Walker and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Dotson and Sylvia Dotson; Mr. and Mrs. Bill Brumm and Dennis, all of New London; Mr. and Mrs. George Walker, West Burlington, Mr. and Mrs. Arnie Brunk and children, Burlington; Mrs. Bill Lox and Scott Oquawka, Illinois; Mr. and Mrs. John Russell, Wapello; Mr. and Mrs. Larry Smith, Winfield; Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Broeker, Tom Walker, Mr. and Mrs. Trevor Kimble and family, all of Morning Sun.
    • Relatives and friends of S. N. Walker gathered in Locust Grove here Sunday to observe the 87th birthday of Mr. Walker. Present for the birthday dinner were Mr. and Mrs. (Aleta Hewitt) Lee Walker, Ainsworth; Mr. and Mrs. (Caroline Moyers) Charles Bailey and family, Keokuk; Mr. and Mrs. (Elizabeth Moyers) Arthur Long and sons, Lockridge; Mr. and Mrs. (Mabel Moyers) Haines and son, Fairfield; Mrs. Ruth Moyers and Ethel, Burlington; Mrs. Bill Lox (Virginia Dotson) and Scotty, Oquawka, Illinois; Mr. and Mrs. (Maude Walker/Umphrey) Roy Fortner, Dennis Howey, Mr. and Mrs. (Thelma Umphrey) Lloyd Allen and Pamela, Detroit, Michigan; Mr. and Mrs. (Margaret Lesher) William Walker and Steve and Sam Walker, Marion; Mr. and Mrs. (Leota Walker/Krekel) Bill Brumm and Dennis, Mr. and Mrs. (Marguerite Wyerman) Clifford Walker and Terry Thomas, New London; Mr. and Mrs. (Verona Dotson) George Walker and Mr. and Mrs. (Myrtle Walker) Ted Dotson, West Burlington; Mr. and Mrs. (Beverly Broeker) Elwood Marshall and Karen, Fort Madison; Jim Walker, Mt. Pleasant; Mr. and Mrs. (Nellie Owens) Bert Moyers, Mr. and Mrs. (Flossie Walker) John Russell, Mr. and Mrs. (Marian Callahan) Tommy Dotson, all of Wapello; Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Pickard, Birmingham; Mr. and Mrs. (Ruth Wheeler) Wallace Broeker, Mr. and Mrs. (Marjorie Walker) Trevor Kimble and family, Tom Walker, Mrs. Willa (Umphrey) Wolfe and Mr. and Mrs. (Reil Hannah) Sam Walker, all of Morning Sun.

    Anniversary Announcement:
    • Hold Open House

      Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Broeker of near Morning Sun held open house Sunday afternoon from 2 to 6 on the occasion of their Silver Wedding anniversary.

      Mrs. Broeker is the former Ruth A. Wheeler, they were married in Davenport, February 6, 1941. The couple's daughters, Mrs. Elwood Marshall of Geneso, and Mrs. Larry Smith of Morning Sun, were the hostesses for the occasion.

  • Sources 
    1. [S307] Broeker, Wallace Ernest "Wally" - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 8B, January 18, 1998; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa).

    2. [S306] Broeker, Wallace Ernest "Wally" and Ruth Aralene (Wheeler) - 25th Wedding Anniversary Announcement, (originally published in the Muscatine Journal, page 10, Tuesday, February 8, 1966; Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S308] Broeker, Ruth Aralene (Wheeler) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 7B, March 18, 1987; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).